The market spotlight over the coming week is likely to be on the ongoing Brexit negotiations, given London and Brussels' stated aim of wrapping-up talks a week ahead of the 18 October summit of European Union leaders.
US stocks slumped on Friday after a stronger-than-expected US jobs report for September pushed government bond yields higher.
Newspaper share tips from the Sunday Times on Shaftesbury, the Mail on Sunday on Sensyne Health and the Sunday Telegraph on Standard Chartered.
Brexiteers have issued a last-ditch threat to vote down the budget and destroy the government unless Theresa May takes a tougher line with Brussels — amid signs that she is on course to secure a deal with the European Union. Leading members of the hardline European Research Group (ERG) last night vowed to vote down government legislation after it was claimed the prime minister will use Labour MPs to push her plan through the Commons. - Sunday Times.