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FTSE opens lower as rising Covid-19 infections stoke second wave fears

UK stocks opened lower on Monday as a rising number Covid-19 cases, including in the US and China, stoked fears of a second wave of...

Mon, 22/06/2020 - 08:35


FTSE closes higher on retail sales and consumer confidence

UK stocks closed higher on Friday after retail sales rebounded in May, helping to offset concerns about a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

At midday...

Fri, 19/06/2020 - 17:01


FTSE rallies on better retail sales and consumer confidence

UK stocks traded higher on Friday after retail sales rebounded in May, helping to offset concerns about a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

At midday...

Fri, 19/06/2020 - 12:10


UK stocks open 0.4% higher as retails sales bounce

UK stocks opened higher on Friday after retail sales rebounded in May, helping to offset concerns about a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

At 0823,...

Fri, 19/06/2020 - 08:31


FTSE closes lower as Bank of England unveils extra £100 billion financial aid package

UK markets endured a session of wild swings on Thursday as fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections resurfaced, despite the Bank of England...

Thu, 18/06/2020 - 19:03


FTSE sinks as Bank of England unveils £100 billion of financial aid

UK markets remained on the back foot at midday as fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections resurfaced, despite the Bank of England announcing...

Thu, 18/06/2020 - 12:46


FTSE falters; National Grid loses power

The UK's flagship index is trading lower as the UK government prepared to release the latest figures on the performance of its 'Test and Trace'...

Thu, 18/06/2020 - 09:22


UK stocks pare back early gains

After opening higher on Wednesday buoyed by positive corporate trading updates from the likes of SSE, Serco and Boohoo, stocks gave back most of the...

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 16:39


UK stocks higher midday

UK stocks built on early gains on Wednesday, buoyed by positive corporate trading updates from the likes of SSE, Serco and Boohoo.

At 12:00, the...

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 12:05


UK stocks open 0.4% higher as SSE, Serco, Boohoo updates please

UK stocks opened higher on Wednesday, buoyed by positive corporate trading updates from the likes of SSE, Serco and Boohoo.

At 0824, the benchmark FTSE...

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 08:34


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