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FTSE firms despite vaccine setback

London's FTSE 100 traded higher on Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off news that a leading Covid-19 vaccine trial was put on hold because a...

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 11:32


UK stocks open 0.8% higher despite vaccine setback

UK stocks opened higher on Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off news that a leading Covid-19 vaccine trial was put on hold because a recipient...

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 08:37


FTSE closes lower as US stocks and oil slide

UK stocks traded lower on Tuesday as renewed weakness in US technology stocks and crude oil prices outweighed a slew of positive corporate earnings updates....

Tue, 08/09/2020 - 16:45


FTSE erases early gains as US tech stocks point lower

UK stocks reversed their opening gains on Tuesday as renewed weakness in US technology stocks outweighed a slew of positive corporate earnings updates.

At midday...

Tue, 08/09/2020 - 12:00


FTSE jumps 2.4% at close to start week firmly on the front foot

UK markets closed the Monday session firmly on the front foot as investors welcomed a swathe of positive trading updates and raised guidance, lifting spirits...

Mon, 07/09/2020 - 23:02


FTSE rallies at lunchtime as investors welcome upbeat earnings

UK shares continued their strong recovery run at lunchtime on Monday as a raft of positive trading updates and raised guidance lifted investor spirits and...

Mon, 07/09/2020 - 12:53


FTSE eyes ending jumpy week on a high note as market rallies at midday

UK markets reversed early falls to rally into lunch time, shrugging off the brutal sell-off in US technology stocks overnight. This was despite sentiment towards...

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 12:12


FTSE dragged down by weakness in US markets to end sharply lower

UK shares turned-down sharply on Thursday afternoon following US stocks lower on the biggest tech stock weakness seen since March with the Nasdaq 100 falling...

Thu, 03/09/2020 - 16:44


FTSE finds its feet; Melrose Industries takes off on job cuts news

UK markets have been lifted following an appearance by Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey before the Treasury Select Committee yesterday (2 September) in which...

Thu, 03/09/2020 - 09:09


FTSE holds gains on US stimulus hopes and vaccine news

UK stocks held onto their gains throughout Wednesday with investors buoyed by hopes of a coronavirus vaccine this year and a new US stimulus plan....

Wed, 02/09/2020 - 17:20


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