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London pre-open: Stocks seen down after weak US close; Informa and UBM to merge

London stocks were set for a weaker open on Wednesday after a downbeat session on Wall Street, where equities failed to hold on to their initial gains after the Dow breached the 26,000 level for the first time.

16 Jan
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London close: Commodities losses and Carillion fallout weigh on stocks

London's blue chip stocks failed to hold onto their early gains on Tuesday, as the drag from metals prices on mining heavyweights offset any benefit from a fall in the pound on the back of an easing in UK inflation.

16 Jan
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London midday: Stocks turn lower as investors digest inflation data; miners weigh

London stocks reversed small gains to trade a touch lower by midday on Tuesday, with losses in the mining sector holding back the main index and offsetting any benefit from a fall in the pound as data showed UK inflation fell slightly last month to give the Bank of England more breathing space.

16 Jan
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London open: Stocks inch up as investors sift through corporate news; inflation data eyed

London stocks nudged higher in early trade on Tuesday as investors sifted through a raft of corporate news ahead of the release of the latest UK inflation figures.

16 Jan
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher ahead of inflation figures

London stocks were set for a positive open on Tuesday following an upbeat session in Asia, as investors eyed the latest inflation figures.

15 Jan
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London close: Stocks dip as pound hits fresh post-Brexit vote high

London stocks edged lower on Monday as the collapse of contractor Carillion and the potential repercussions among other listed firms in the sector weighed on investors' minds, even as the pound advanced to a fresh post-Brexit vote high.

15 Jan
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London midday: Stocks slip sideways as Carillion collapse weighs

London stocks were flat by midday on Monday as the collapse of contractor Carillion and the potential repercussions among other listed firms weighed on investors' minds.

15 Jan
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London open: Stocks nudge lower as Carillion collapse sours sentiment

London stocks ticked lower in early trade on Monday, with sentiment undermined by the collapse of contractor Carillion.

15 Jan
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher after record US close; Carillion in focus

London stocks were set for a positive open on Monday after US indices notched record closes on Friday following some well-received earnings.

12 Jan
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London close: Stocks, pound climb in tandem on Brexit optimism

London stocks managed to carve out small gains, with the top-flight index hitting a record intraday high, even as pound jumped to its best level since the referendum after it was reported that Spain and Holland would back a soft Brexit deal.

12 Jan
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London midday: FTSE hits fresh high as GKN surges on Melrose offer

London stocks had edged a little further into the green by midday on Friday, with the top-flight index hitting a record intraday high as engineering group GKN surged after rejecting an offer from Melrose in favour of carrying out a restructure.

12 Jan
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London open: Stocks nudge higher after record close; GKN surges after bid

London stocks nudged higher in early trade on Friday following another record close the day before, with engineering group GKN leading the charge.

12 Jan
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London pre-open: Stocks to nudge higher after another record close

London stocks were set to nudge a touch higher at the open on Friday following another record close the previous day, underpinned by a positive session on Wall Street.

11 Jan
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London close: Stocks edge higher as finer miners mask retail wails

Share prices in London nudged higher on Thursday as strength from miners and defence companies offset weak retailers and housebuilders following uninspiring updates from Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Barratt Developments.

11 Jan
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London midday: Stocks nudge up as strong miners offset weak retailers, housebuilders

London stocks had nudged a little higher by midday on Thursday as strength in the heavily-weighted mining sector helped to offset weak retailers and housebuilders following uninspiring updates from Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Barratt Developments.

11 Jan
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London open: Stocks flat as Tesco, M&S updates disappoint

London stocks were little changed in early trade on Thursday, with mixed Christmas trading updates from the likes of Tesco and Marks & Spencer disappointing analysts and investors.

11 Jan
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London pre-open: Stocks seen muted with retailers in focus again as M&S, Tesco update

London stocks were set for a muted open on Thursday following uninspiring sessions in the US and Asia, amid reports that China is thinking of halting its buying of US treasuries.

10 Jan
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London close: Stocks mixed amid retailers' updates, banks wanted

London stocks finished on a mixed note on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest reading on industrial production, with retailers in focus again following updates from Sainsbury’s, Ted Baker and Superdry.

10 Jan
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London midday: Stocks flat as investors digest data; banks and retailers rally

London stocks had flattened out by midday on Wednesday, erasing earlier small gains as investors digested the latest reading on industrial production, with retailers in focus again following updates from Sainsbury’s, Ted Baker and Superdry.

10 Jan
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London open: Stocks nudge up with retail in focus again; Sainsburys gains on update

London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday, with retailers in focus again following updates from Sainsbury’s, Ted Baker and Superdry, but gains were small after the top-flight index closed at a record high in the previous session and as investors looked to some key data releases.