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UK stocks open 0.2% lower as parliament backs 12 December election

UK stocks opened moderately lower on Wednesday after Britain's parliament approved national elections on 12 December and investors braced for the latest Fed decision on...

Wed, 30/10/2019 - 08:59

UK stocks pare losses after election debate

UK stocks pulled back some of their earlier losses on a dramatic day of politics on Tuesday as Parliament debated holding a general election.


Tue, 29/10/2019 - 16:49

FTSE drops as Labour backs election

Blue chip UK stocks tumbled on Tuesday after the pound gained ground following early losses as Labour backed an early general election.

Labour leader Jeremy...

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 11:59

UK stocks open 0.5% lower as Johnson eyes December poll

UK stocks opened lower on Tuesday after Boris Johnson made fresh attempts to push for UK national elections in December and oil giant BP reported...

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 08:34

FTSE firms as S&P 500 hits record high

UK stocks closed Monday's session modestly in positive territory after the benchmark S&P 500 index in the US hit a record high, investor optimism rising...

Mon, 28/10/2019 - 16:44

FTSE lower as election deadlock drags on

UK stocks opened lower on Monday and were slightly down by lunchtime as a disappointing earnings update from lender HSBC stoked global growth concerns and...

Mon, 28/10/2019 - 11:56

UK stocks open 0.4% lower as HSBC disappoints

UK stocks opened lower on Monday after a disappointing earnings update from lender HSBC stoked global growth concerns.

At 0819, the benchmark FTSE 100 index...

Mon, 28/10/2019 - 08:27

FTSE finishes modestly lower amid Brexit standoff

London's blue chip benchmark finished in the red on Friday despite the EU confirming it will extend the Brexit deadline, although Brussels also withheld the...

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 16:45

FTSE falls following combative Pence comments

London's FTSE 100 fell on Friday with sentiment negatively affected by weak German data and worsening US-China trade deal prospects, after US Vice President Mike...

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 11:56

UK stocks open slightly lower as EU ponders Brexit extension

UK stocks edged a tad lower in early trade on Friday as European leaders deliberated over offering the UK a Brexit extension and Boris Johnson...

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 08:35