Continuing talks over the US budget deficit sapped appetite for risk today as the FTSE 100 Index started the week on the back foot.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
London’s leading shares index finished the week on a high after bullish comments from analysts helped lift some of the gloom over the banking sector.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
World markets today recouped some of the losses they suffered in yesterday’s rout, with banks and mining stocks leading the recovery.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
The London market was higher today after the Bank of England held interest rates and industrial production figures revealed a bounceback in activity.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2011
Stocks soared on both sides of the Atlantic today in a welcome rally spurred on by a strong start to the second-quarter earnings season.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2010
Further signs of progress on BP’s attempts to plug the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico drove a fresh surge in the company’s shares today.
Investors in the British banking sector were spared more misery today after Royal Bank of Scotland posted better-than-expected losses of £3.6bn (4.08bn) for 2009.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
British retailers have a “very tough” 12 months in store despite reporting robust Christmas sales figures, the head of the industry’s trade body has warned.
Sun, 10 Jan, 2010
London's blue chip share index staged a late session rally today as optimism on Wall Street added to investor cheer over a potential takeover of Friends Provident.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2009
Hopes of consolidation in the insurance sector meant shares in Friends Provident and other leading players posted strong gains today.
The fastest slide in UK economic output since 1979 put sterling under pressure today but failed to derail London shares in a strong end to the week.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
Financial stocks surged today after the Government unveiled details of its scheme to insure toxic debts worth hundreds of billions of pounds.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index held on to its New Year rally today as retail cheer helped offset more bad news for the economy.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2009
Better-than-feared trading updates from retailers Next and Debenhams helped steer the FTSE 100 Index towards a sixth straight session of gains today.
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