Market Reports Uk
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London close: Oilers lift Footsie to month's highest close

London's blue chip benchmark ended at its highest level this month thanks to a strong showing from retailer Next while the surge in oil prices helped BP and Shell but hit easyJet and British Airways owner IAG.

12:13
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London midday: Stocks extend gains as oil giants, retailers rally

London stocks had extended gains by midday on Tuesday thanks to a strong showing from retailer Next and the oil majors, although worries about the US-China trade conflict remained.

08:59
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London open: Next boosts retailers but trade worries remain

London stocks nudged a touch higher in early trade on Tuesday as the retail sector was boosted by a guidance upgrade from Next, but gains were limited amid ongoing concerns about the US-China trade conflict.

07:38
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge lower amid trade worries; Next raises guidance

London stocks were set to edge lower at the open on Tuesday amid ongoing worries about the trade conflict between the US and China.

24 Sep
London close: Stocks slip on trade concerns

London stocks finished lower on Monday, as miners slipped on China's withdrawal from trade talks, but oil prices hit a four-year high and Sky surged after Comcast outbid Fox for the broadcaster.

24 Sep
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London midday: Footsie falls despite crude oil surge

London stocks edged lower as Monday wore on, as miners slipped on China's withdrawal from trade talks, but oil prices hit a four-year high and Sky surged after Comcast outbid Fox for the broadcaster.

24 Sep
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London open: Stocks edge lower but Sky bucks trend on Comcast deal

London stocks edged lower in early trade on Monday as fresh US-China trade tariffs kicked in, but Sky bucked the trend after Comcast outbid Fox for the broadcaster.

24 Sep
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London pre-open: Stocks seen lower amid trade worries; Comcast outbids Fox for Sky

London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday as worries about trade resurface.

21 Sep
London close: Stocks jump as risk of 'no-deal' rises, sinking the pound

London's top-flight index jumped on Friday as sterling slid on jitters about a no-deal Brexit, while a strong performance from the mining sector also provided a boost.

21 Sep
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London midday: Stocks extend gains as sterling slides on no-deal jitters

London stocks had extended gains by midday on Friday as sterling slid on jitters about a no-deal Brexit, while a strong performance from the mining sector also provided a boost.

21 Sep
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London open: Stocks rise on strong US cues; Just Eat tumbles

London stocks rose in early trade on Friday, taking their cue from a record session on Wall Street as the dollar weakened and worries about the trade conflict between the US and China eased.

21 Sep
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London pre-open: Stocks seen up on positive US and Asian cues as trade worries ease

London stocks looked set for a positive open on Friday, taking their cue from upbeat sessions in the US and Asia after the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 hit all-time highs a day earlier.

20 Sep
London close: FTSE hits 10-day high after strong retail data

London stocks finished at a 10-day high on Thursday, lifted by miners, retailers and financials, while the pound given a boost by an unexpected jump in retail sales last month and Brexit hopes.

20 Sep
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London midday: Stocks maintain small gains as pound rallies on retail sales

London stocks were still in the green by midday on Thursday, but gains were modest as the pound was lifted by an unexpected jump in retail sales last month and Brexit hopes.

20 Sep
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London open: Stocks rise ahead of retail sales, Rio to the fore

London stocks edged higher in early trade on Thursday as investors continued to brush off trade tensions between the US and China, and looked ahead to the release of UK retail sales data.

20 Sep
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge up ahead of retail sales data

London stocks were set to edge up at the open on Thursday as investors continue to brush off trade tensions between the US and China and look ahead to the release of UK retail sales data.

19 Sep
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London close: Footsie buoyed by miners

Stocks finished near their best levels of the session on the back of gains in miners' shares and as early strength in sterling wore off.

19 Sep
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London midday: Stocks pare gains as sterling rallies on inflation data

London stocks had pared gains by midday on Wednesday as sterling got a boost from an unexpected jump in UK inflation.

19 Sep
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London open: Stocks rise as miners rally; Sainsbury's Asda merger in focus

London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday, helped along by a solid performance from the mining sector as investors eyed key UK inflation data.

19 Sep
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London pre-open: Stocks to edge up ahead of inflation data

London stocks were set for a positive open on Wednesday following upbeat sessions in the US and Asia, as investors eye key UK inflation data.