London stocks were set to edge lower at the open on Monday as investors eye this week's trade talks between the US and China.
London open The FTSE 100 is expected to open six points lower on Monday, having closed up 1. 1% at 7,155. 38 on Friday.
Debt campaigners have accused the International Monetary Fund of encouraging reckless lending by extending $93bn (£75bn) of loans to 18 financially troubled countries without a debt restructuring programme first. In advance of the IMF’s annual meeting in Washington next week, the Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) said the the Fund was breaking its own rules by providing financial support without ensuring that the debt burden was sustainable. – Guardian.
Student accommodation owner Unite said it had sold two properties in Coventry for £96m to Mapletree Investments.