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FTSE 100 trades flat as post-Brexit trade talks loom

The FTSE 100 index traded broadly flat in early trading on Tuesday as the UK government came under pressure over its plans for a post-Brexit...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 09:10

FTSE closes in the red as Iran tensions escalation spooks investors, sparking oil and gold rallies

UK markets ended the Monday trading session firmly in the red on Monday as escalating political tensions between the US and Iran led investors to...

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 17:01

Escalating Iran tensions prompt oil price spike and drag FTSE into the red at midday

UK stocks continued to tumble in midday trading on Monday as escalating political tensions between the US and Iran led investors to strap on their...

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 11:55

FTSE falls in early trading as Iran tensions soar

The FTSE 100 was down almost 1% in early trading this morning as tensions between Iran and the US hit new highs.

The news overshadowed...

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 09:31

FTSE 100 bounces back to close in the black, but mid-caps on the ropes on Friday

UK blue-chips staged an afternoon rally to end the shortened trading week modestly higher after spending much of a typically low volume Friday in decline....

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 16:57

UK stocks hit the skids at midday as investors digest end of year rally

Investors drew in their horns in typically low volume trading on Friday as they mull sensitive political issues and the firm rally during the last...

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 12:31

FTSE falls amid escalating Middle East tensions, Next shines

After a buoyant start to the year, the FTSE 100 is trading lower, down 0.4% at 7,571.55 at around 8.40am. This follows a US airstrike...

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 09:15

FTSE 100 makes a strong start to 2020

The FTSE 100 closed much higher on the first day of trading for 2020, up 0.8% at 7,604.30. This was matched by a solid open...

Thu, 02/01/2020 - 16:39

FTSE builds on solid start amid Chinese stimulus

The FTSE 100 was up 0.9% to 7,611.67 by lunchtime and on course for a very positive start to 2020 as investors responded to measures...

Thu, 02/01/2020 - 12:04

FTSE opens higher on first day of trading in 2020; Tullow Oil shares sink

The FTSE 100 has started the new decade positively, nudging higher on the first day of trading in 2020, up 0.7% to 7,596.93.


Thu, 02/01/2020 - 09:07