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FTSE opens 0.5% higher, buoyed by positive Chinese economic data

UK stocks opened 0.5% higher on Friday, buoyed by better-than-expected Chinese economic data.

At 0845, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 35.9 points, or...

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 08:59


FTSE drifts on Pharma weakness and poor results

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.5% at 7,607 heading into the close, despite new highs in US markets, as pharmaceutical stocks reversed their gains...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 16:45


FTSE drifts on Pharma weakness and poor results

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.5% at 7,607 heading into the close, despite new highs in US markets, as pharmaceutical stocks reversed their gains...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 16:42


FTSE drifts on Pharma weakness and poor results

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.5% at 7,607 heading into the close, despite new highs in US markets, as pharmaceutical stocks reversed their gains...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 16:40


UK stocks dip into negative territory at midday

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.4% to 7,609.24 points, as investors weighed lingering uncertainties despite the signing yesterday of phase one of the US-China...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 12:10


UK stocks dip into negative territory at midday

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.4% to 7,609.24 points, as investors weighed lingering uncertainties despite the signing yesterday of phase one of the US-China...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 12:03


UK stocks dip into negative territory at midday

The FTSE 100 index traded down 0.4% to 7,609.24 points, as investors weighed lingering uncertainties despite the signing yesterday of phase one of the US-China...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 12:02


FTSE opens down as Whitbread and Pearson update the market

The FTSE 100 index opened slightly down this morning, as investors weighed lingering uncertainties despite the US-China trade deal.

Associated British Foods said revenue...

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 09:29


FTSE closes higher as investors await US-China trade signing

The FTSE 100 closed modestly higher on Wednesday ahead of the signing of phase one of the US-China trade deal.

Helping the exporter-heavy index was...

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 16:43


FTSE flat as inflation hits three-year low

UK stocks traded almost flat by midday on Wednesday after inflation fell to its lowest for more than three years in December.

UK inflation dropped...

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 11:57


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