US trading closed on a somewhat mixed note on Friday following a record close for the Dow Jones in the previous session, as Donald Trump said no agreement had been struck to roll back tariffs on China.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week up 57. 16 points, closing at 7,358. 38 on Friday.
London stocks had sunk deeper into the red by the close on Friday, as optimism over a trade deal between the US and China continued to fade.
European stocks were in the red at the close on Friday, as trade deal confusion reigned following conflicting reports from Washington, while Chinese and German customs data topped expectations.
Schroders revealed on Friday that chairman Michael Dobson had sold 41,641 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed investment manager.
The OECD has proposed that technology giants and other large multinationals face a global minimum level of corporate taxation, even in the case of having legally shielded their profits in tax havens.
Tate & Lyle: Kepler Cheuvreux upgrades to hold with a target price of 720p.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upped their rating on shares of insurance firm Hiscox from 'hold' to 'buy' on Friday, saying the share price reaction to the group's trading update earlier this week appeared to be overdone.
British maternity chain Mamas & Papas has reached out to administrators as part of an effort to work its way through mounting losses.
Oil and gas company Hurricane Energy responded to market speculation around the 204/30b-4, or ‘Warwick West’, well on Friday.
Oil and gas and oilfield services company Range Resources updated the market on the sale of four drilling rigs and related equipment of its subsidiary Range Resources Drilling Services on Friday.
Spain and Portugal-focussed Tungsten, tin and gold mining company W Resources updated the market on progress and funding at the La Parrilla mine in Spain on Friday.
Broadcaster ITV has exchanged contracts for the sale of the London Television Centre on the South Bank to Mitsubishi Estate London for £145. 6m in cash.
US trading began on a mixed note on Friday following a record close for the Dow Jones in the previous session, as President Trump said no agreement had been struck to roll back tariffs on China.
US consumer sentiment improved a little in November, according to a preliminary reading from the University of Michigan.
London's FTSE 250 was 0. 33% lower at 20,365. 23 in afternoon trade on Friday, with Ferrexpo leading the index downward.
Windar Photonics warned on Friday that its full-year results were set to be below market expectations.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 5% at 7,368. 60 in afternoon trade on Friday as hopes of a trade deal between the US and China faded.
Aura Energy has provided Sweden a written notification under the Energy Charter Treaty, it announced on Friday.
Live data company WANdisco updated the market on its partnership with Microsoft on Friday, reporting that it co-presented with the technology giant at the vendor’s customer and partner event ‘Ignite’, explaining that it was “deeply embedding” its ‘Fusion’ product into the Microsoft ‘Azure’ platform.