20 Apr
CRH, building, construction
FTSE 100 movers: CRH climbs on US speculation, Reckitt disappoints

The FTSE 100 extended its gains thanks to a weaker pound on Friday, though the rise was led by CRH on the back of comments from chief executive Albert Manifold about a possible US listing.

20 Apr
hikma drugs generics
FTSE 250 movers: Hikma rallies; Countryside hit by Oaktree stake sale

London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 2% to 20,191. 13 in afternoon trade on Friday.

19 Apr
itv, bgt, television
FTSE 100 movers: WPP and ITV lifted by Publicis numbers

London's FTSE 100 index was struggling to stay on the right side of the line by Thursday afternoon, with drugmaker Shire and media stocks in the driving seat to offset the weight of some major stocks going ex-dividend.

19 Apr
Weir Group, oil & gas services
FTSE 250 movers: Weir rallies on acquisition, Ultra slumps on SFO probe

London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 7% to 20,143. 34 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors digested the latest retail sales data.

18 Apr
FTSE 250: Precious metals miners up, TI Fluids and Jupiter fall

The FTSE 250 index was on the up on Wednesday afternoon, led by news-driven gains for precious metals miners Polymetal and Hochschild, oil services engineer Hunting and price comparison site Moneysupermarket.

18 Apr
mining truck, commodities, minerals, iron ore
FTSE 100 movers: Miners rally as copper prices jump; Bunzl on the back foot

London's FTSE 100 was up 1. 2% to 7,314. 59 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as the pound took a hit from the latest inflation data, which cast doubts over the prospect of a BoE rate hike next month.

17 Apr
jd sports
FTSE 250 movers: JD Sports, Ashmore rally on results

London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 3% to 19,836. 70 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, as investors digested the latest round of UK jobs data.

17 Apr
primark gran v a
FTSE 100 movers: ABF and retailers lead gains, Reckitt ralphs

Retailers led the FTSE 100 index higher on Tuesday as the squeeze on household real incomes was shown to be easing.

16 Apr
bullring,hammerson,shopping centre
FTSE 250 movers: Hammerson rises but Vedanta, Kaz hit by Goldman downgrades

London's FTSE 250 was down 0. 2% to 19,802. 10 in afternoon trade on Monday.

16 Apr
premier inn, whitbread, bed, hotel
FTSE 100 movers: Whitbread jumps as activist investor calls for Costa spinoff; WPP slumps

London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 5% to 7,230. 68 in afternoon trade on Monday, weighed down by a stronger pound.

13 Apr
sage group sagelive
FTSE 100 movers: Mondi on a high as Sage Group sinks

The FTSE 100 had its head just above water on Friday afternoon, as investors kept an eye on the geopolitical situation, with the latest Chinese trade data in focus and US bank earnings eyed.

13 Apr
ultra electronics sonobuoys
FTSE 250 movers: Ultra Electronics boosted by upgrade; Hammerson hammered

London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 4% to 19,856. 46 in afternoon trade on Friday, with broker notes providing most of the action.

12 Apr
micro focus
FTSE 100 movers: Micro Focus rallies as Elliott reportedly takes stake; Randgold loses its shine

London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 1% to 7,249. 32 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

12 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: Greene King guidance reassures; Pets at Home in dog house

Greene King shares fizzed higher and led the FTSE 250 risers after the company said it remained well placed to withstand external market challenges and deliver long-term value to its shareholders despite sales taking a hit from the 'Beast from the East' snowy weather earlier this year.

11 Apr
Tesco, retailing, supermarkets, retail
FTSE 100 movers: Tesco rallies on results, Centrica hit by downgrade

London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 2% to 7,253. 67 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of UK data and looked ahead to the release of the latest FOMC minutes.

11 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: BCA Marketplace motors on; Hammerson bid rejection fails to please

BCA Marketplace motored to the top of the FTSE 250 risers on Wednesday as the Webuyanycar. com owner said full year trading was ahead of expectations with “strong profit growth and with a net debt position lower than market forecasts”.

10 Apr
Canary Wharf and the O2, London Docklands; markets, finance, City
FTSE 100 movers: Mining stocks regain their lustre; Centrica blows a raspberry with price hike

Mining stocks regained their lustre on Tuesday after the US Russian sanctions-inspired pounding they took a day earlier.

10 Apr
Marston's, Marstons, beer, pubs, drink, brewing
FTSE 250 movers: Polymetal bounces back; pubcos drop on spending data

London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 7% to 19,629. 20 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, tracking broader equity gains as comments from China's Xi Jinping helped to assuage worries about a trade war between the US and China.

09 Apr
Evraz, steel manufacturing
FTSE 100 movers: Evraz takes a hit on Russia woes; AB Foods rallies

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 3% to 7,159. 42 in afternoon trade on Monday, weighed down by stocks with exposure to Russia.

09 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: US Russia sanctions take the shine off Polymetal

US sanctions against Russia took their toll on the FTSE 250, with precious metals miner Polymetal looking distinctly dull as shares in the company took a hammering on Monday.