Aggreko led the FTSE 100 Index further above the 6000 level today after it was lifted by a deal to supply power to the firm that ran the crippled Fukushima power plant.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2011
Falls among blue chip banks pulled the FTSE 100 Index into negative territory today after warnings of a possible ratings downgrade for debt-laden Spain.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
Better-than-expected quarterly results from Wall Street giant Citigroup gave the London market a boost today as banking stocks rose higher.
Mon, 18 Oct, 2010
Hopes for further economy-boosting measures from the US Federal Reserve mounted today, sending the London market higher.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
Improved confidence in the global economic recovery boosted commodity stocks today and pushed the FTSE 100 Index higher.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
The New Year rally continued on the FTSE 100 Index today despite hefty falls for retailers amid concerns over the year ahead.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2010
London’s blue chip share index staged a sharp recovery today after a smaller-than-expected £25bn (€27.9bn) money boost from the Bank of England.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009
The London market soared 2% to a fresh 10-month high today as shares rallied for a fourth session in a row.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index finished ahead for the first time this week as sentiment was given a tentative boost by more upbeat corporate and economic news today.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2009
London’s FTSE 100 Index stormed more than 3.4% ahead today despite news that the UK economy had suffered its sharpest contraction in 30 years.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
The London market held firm today despite sharp falls on Wall Street amid grim US housing and employment news.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index ended the day almost 2% down today as the worst snow in 20 years meant thin trading volumes in London.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
Halifax Bank of Scotland enjoyed a rare day in the sun today as it was buoyed by renewed confidence over its takeover by Lloyds TSB.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index sunk into the red today as inflation concerns continued to hit world markets.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2006
The London market finished on the front foot today buoyed by a positive start across the Atlantic while Standard Life drew plenty of buying interest during its first session over here.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2006
Standard Life overcame a sluggish session for the London market as shares in the insurer made progress on their first day of trading.
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