MARKET REPORTS UK
19 Feb
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London close: Dollar strength weighs on stocks

London stocks ended in the red on Monday, weighed by Reckitt Benckiser as investors paused for breath after the prior week's solid gains.

19 Feb
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London midday: Stocks remain slightly lower as Reckitt weighs; investors pause for breath

London stocks were still just in the red by midday on Monday, weighed by Reckitt Benckiser as investors paused for breath after last week’s solid gains.

19 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
London open: Stocks nudge lower ahead of busy week

London stocks were a touch weaker in early trade on Monday despite positive opening calls, as investors sifted through earnings and looked ahead to a busier rest of the week.

19 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
London pre-open: Stocks seen firmer on positive Asian cues

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Monday, taking their cue from a positive session in Asia.

16 Feb
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London close: Stocks end higher, tracking early gains on Wall Street

London stocks finished near their best level of the session on Friday, boosted by better-than-expected economic data in the States and as the pound slipped back below $1. 41, albeit following disappointing retail sales data at home.

16 Feb
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London midday: Stocks hold on to gains as pound slips back after retail sales

London stocks were holding on to solid gains by midday on Friday as the pound slipped back below $1. 41 following disappointing retail sales data.

16 Feb
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London open: Stocks rise on positive Wall St cues, retail sales eyed

London stocks rose in early trade on Friday, tracking a fifth day of gains on Wall Street as investors put aside their worries about inflation and looked ahead to UK retail sales data.

16 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
London pre-open: Stocks seen up after more Wall St gains; retail sales eyed

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Friday, tracking a fifth day of gains on Wall Street as investors put aside their worries about inflation, with UK retail sales in focus.

15 Feb
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London close: Stocks shrug off another strong US inflation print

London equities on Thursday, underpinned by strength in the mining sector and an impressive showing from stocks with exposure to South Africa, as investors appeared to shrug off yet another higher than expected print on US inflation.

15 Feb
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London midday: FTSE gains as miners, rand-exposed stocks rally

London equities were holding on to gains by midday on Thursday, underpinned by strength in the mining sector and an impressive showing from stocks with exposure to South Africa, as investors shrugged off the latest rise in US inflation.

15 Feb
cbcitylondon
London open: Stocks rise as investors shrug off US inflation data; miners gain

London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, taking their cue from a positive session in the US, where investors shrugged off a rise in inflation, with miners lending support.

15 Feb
cbcitylondon
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors shrug off US CPI

London stocks looked set for a positive open on Thursday, taking their cue from the US, where investors shrugged off a rise in inflation.

14 Feb
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London close: Stocks gain as Wall Street surprises, rising after CPI report

London equity markets finished near their best levels of the session on Wednesday, after an unexpectedly strong reading on US consumer prices failed to knock Wall Street lower, arguably the biggest surprise of the session.

14 Feb
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London midday: Stocks push higher ahead of US CPI; BoJo Brexit speech ingested

London equity markets had extended gains by midday on Wednesday, taking their cue from another positive close on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to key US inflation figures.

14 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
London open: Stocks push higher on positive US cues; Galliford Try tumbles

London equity markets rose in early trade on Wednesday, taking their cue from another positive close on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to key US inflation figures.

14 Feb
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher on positive Wall St cues, US inflation eyed

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Wednesday following another positive close on Wall Street, as investors looked ahead to key US inflation figures.

13 Feb
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London close: Stocks dip as CPI comes in ahead of forecasts

London's top-flight index ended the session little changed, even as the pound rallied on a higher than expected reading from the Office for National Statistics on consumer prices for January, increasing expectations that the Bank of England will hike interest rates in the spring.

13 Feb
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London midday: Stocks flat even as pound rallies on inflation data

London's top-flight index was hovering around the flat line by midday on Tuesday, even as the pound rallied after inflation came in higher than expected for January, increasing expectations that the Bank of England will hike interest rates in the spring.

13 Feb
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London open: Stocks flat as investors eye inflation figures; Tui rallies

London stocks were steady in early trade on Tuesday, with investors reluctant to make any big bets either way ahead of the release of key UK inflation data.

13 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher ahead of inflation data

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Tuesday following an upbeat session on Wall Street, although investors were likely to be a little cautious ahead of the release of key UK inflation data.