Market Report - Pre-Open
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London pre-open: FTSE to climb as pound slumps further

London stocks are expected to take up where they left off the previous afternoon, rising on the back of a pound that has taken a bruising from a new wave of political confusion.

17 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks seen muted ahead of jobs data

London stocks were set for a muted open on Tuesday, steadying after the previous session's losses as investors eye a slew of key jobs data.

16 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks seen lower as May faces Commons showdown

London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Monday following the release of a slew of Chinese data and as investors look to the Commons vote on the Customs Bill.

13 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to rise as Trump's Brexit comments hit pound

London stocks set were for a positive open on Friday as the pound ticked lower after US President Trump said the Prime Minister's soft Brexit plan would "probably kill" any trade deal with the US.

12 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to bounce back from heavy losses

London stocks looked set for a positive open on Thursday following heavy losses in the previous session on the back of renewed trade war concerns.

11 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to drop as Trump ramps up China trade war

London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Wednesday after the US announced plans to impose tariffs on an extra $200bn of Chinese goods.

10 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge up despite political turmoil

London stocks were set to edge higher at the open on Tuesday despite political turmoil.

09 Jul
London pre-open: FTSE to rise as David Davis resigns

London stocks are expected to rise on Monday despite the pressure from a resurgent pound as Brexit Secretary David Davis sensationally resigned from the UK government.

06 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to follow US higher as trade war gets underway

London stocks are expected to rise for the second day running on Friday as markets shrug off the trade war between the US and China got underway and Theresa May holds a potentially decisive Brexit meeting at her Chequers retreat.

05 Jul
London pre-open: Stocks seen flat as US markets re-open

Traders were expecting London stocks to make very modest advances on Thursday morning as Theresa May released details on her Brexit plans and ahead of the US markers reopening after their holiday.

04 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge down as trade war jitters persist

London stocks were set to edge lower at the open on Wednesday amid ongoing trade war jitters.

03 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher on positive US cues but trade fears persist

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Tuesday following a positive close in the US, although worries about escalating trade tensions were likely to continue to play on investors' minds.

02 Jul
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London pre-open: Stocks to drop amid trade war fears; China data in focus

London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Monday amid growing trade warn concerns and following disappointing Chinese manufacturing figures.

29 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher but Brexit and trade woes remain

London stocks were set to rise at the open on Friday, taking their cue from positive sessions in the US and Asia, although worries about trade and Brexit were likely to remain on investors' minds.

28 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks seen lower after Wall Street selloff

London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, where shares reversed early gains to end sharply lower.

27 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks to rise on positive US cues as oil rallies

London stocks were set to rise at the open on Wednesday, taking their cue from a positive session in the US as oil prices rally.

26 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks to bounce back from heavy losses but trade war fears persist

London stocks were set for a positive open on Tuesday following heavy losses in the previous session on the back of trade war worries.

25 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks to follow Asia lower amid ongoing trade war woes

London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday, taking their cue from losses in Asia amid ongoing worries about a trade war between the US and China.

22 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge up as OPEC meeting eyed

London stocks were set to edge up at the open on Friday as investors continued to digest a more hawkish than expected policy announcement from the Bank of England and looked ahead to the OPEC meeting in Vienna.

21 Jun
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors eye BoE announcement

London stocks were set to gain at the open on Thursday as investors eyed the latest policy announcement form the Bank of England.