1641: The FTSE 100 ends down on the day at 7,778. 79 but 54. 54 points higher over the week.
1704: Not often we have volcano news, but reports from Hawaii say the Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, sending a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky.
1600: Shares of Smurfit Kappa are down after US rival International Paper says it will not go "hostile" in its attempts to take over the company.
1635: Close Taylor Wimpey provided the biggest boost to the Footsie on Tuesday after unveiling plans to hike its dividend payout.
1630:Close Shares of bookmakers fared best after the US Supreme Court handed down a ruling allowing New Jersey and other states to legalise sports bets.
1226: The FTSE 100 is being held down by a stronger pound, down very slightly just past midday. Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets, notes that the pound is helping miners while healthcare is under pressure ahead of a President Trump speech on the matter.
1655:Close UK economy will pick back-up, not "rocket back up", driven by exporters and investment, Carney tells the BBC.
1550: Front month Brent crude oil futures are rising 2. 729% to $76. 95 a barrel on the NYMEX, helped by the latest US DoE data showing a 2. 2m barrel drop in oil inventories for over the latest week. Domestic US oil ouput was higher again last week, according to the DoE, rising by 84,000 barrels a day to 10. 703m b/d.
1706: FTSE 100 telecoms giant Vodafone is nearing a deal to acquire German and eastern European assets from Virgin Media owner Liberty Global in a near-£16bn deal, the FT is reporting.
1527: With the poor outturn for the UK first-quarter GDP on the back of Mark Carney’s recent comments, Oxford Economics has joined along with those saying they no longer expect the BoE to hike interest rates next week.
1700:Close Stocks finished the session and the week sharply higher, boosted by equally large falls in the value of Sterling.
1830:Close A stinging rebuke for the City of London from the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier, trashing Mark Carney's claim that bloc needs the square mile's financial services industry and tells Brits to stop "pleading" for mutual recognition and make do with 'equivalence' like Wall Street instead.
1646: The FTSE rallied a little towards the close but still finished down 46. 08 points or 0. 62% at 7,379. 32.
1639: London's blue chips remains in the black at 7,425. 40 on Tuesday, avoiding a late lurch lower as US markets open in the red amid the rise in Treasury note yields.
1700:Close Company-specific news and broker talk was the main driver of individual moves in stocks at the start of the week against a backdrop of a sharp move higher in Gilt yields, at both the short and long-ends of the curve.
1700:Close Britain's top-flight index pushed higher on Friday, boosted by weakness in the pound on the back of 'dovish' remarks overnight from BoE Governor Mark Carney himself.
1700:Close Stocks finished the session higher, led by Shire amid news that US rival Allergan had joined the fray for the rare-disease specialist, tabling a counter-offer to that from Japan's Takeda.
1700:Close A weaker-than-expected reading on UK consumer prices saw the pound fall back and the Footsie jump, but with buying very much concentrated on the Basic Resources space.
1635: After a year of strong growth and relatively tame inflation, investors have been caught off guard recently as growth momentum appears to have slowed while inflation is picking up in parts of the world, but today the IMF forecasts an acceleration of global GDP growth into 2018.
1700:Close UK stocks slipped even as the American S&P 500 moved back into the black for the year, as pound strength acted as a drag ahead of the start of talks this week on the UK's post-Brexit trade relationship.