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Hot/cold Sectors
26 Feb
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Sector movers: Defensives hit as US data triggers fresh rise in bond yields

Interest-rate sensitive Telecommunications and Electricity bore the brunt of selling in UK equities on Thursday, as the latest US jobless claims data surprised to the downside, pushing government bond yields on both sides of the Pond up to within a whisker of their 52-week highs.

22 Feb
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Sector movers: Interest rate-sensitive issues drag on the stock market

Cyclicals were clearly in the lead at the start of the week, but failed to fully offset the drag from rising government bond yields on the other side of the Atlantic.

17 Feb
Sector movers: Defensives find a bid amid light profit-taking

The more interest rate sensitive areas of the market benefited on Wednesday, as investors took some profits in cyclical names following the recent rise in government bond yields.

16 Feb
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Sector movers: Autos and Parts, Banks pace gains

Equity investors in the UK paused for breath on Tuesday, having pushed the Footsie to within a whisker of its post-pandemic highs during the previous session.

15 Feb
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Sector movers: Oil and Mining stocks surge on US stimulus and vaccine hopes

Oil and Mining stocks surged at the start of the week on hopes for further fiscal stimulus in the US and that the pandemic might start to be coming under control.

12 Feb
Sector movers: Tech stocks pace gains

Technology stocks topped the leaderboard again on Thursday after US central bank boss, Jerome Powell, reiterated overnight the Federal Reserve's commitment to buttressing growth.

10 Feb
Sector movers: Homebuilders, Travel names sag

Homebuilders and Travel names dragged on the wider market in the middle of the week, amid profit-taking in the former and after the Transport Secretary defended tougher travel restrictions.

09 Feb
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Sector movers: Technology issues, Homebuilders pace gains

Technology issues performed best on Tuesday helped by fresh record highs for the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index on Wall Street.

08 Feb
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Sector movers: Mining, Oil and Gas shares pace lead on vaccine and stimulus hopes

Cyclicals were again pacing the advance at the start of the second week of February, amid positive 'market chatter' around the new US administration's plans for $1. 9trn in additional fiscal stimulus.

05 Feb
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Sector movers: Travel stocks gains as Covid-19 infections continue retreating

Travel and Leisure names sped ahead at the end of the week, pacing gains at the pan-European level amid optimism triggered by figures showing a sustained drop in new Covid-19 infections in the UK.

05 Feb
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Sector movers: Banks, Travel names pace gains

Lenders' shares led the advance on Thursday after the Bank of England signalled increased confidence in the outlook on the back of the vaccine rollout in the UK.

03 Feb
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Sector movers: Telecommunications, Oil lead gains

Telecommunications paced gains in the FTSE 350 on Wednesday, bolstered by an unexpectedly strong showing for Vodafone for its fiscal third quarter.

03 Feb
Sector movers: Autos&Parts and Travel names pace gains

Autos&Parts and Travel names were boosted on Tuesday by ongoing hopes that economies would be able to reopen in a few months' time.

02 Feb
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Sector movers: Retailers and homebuilders pace gains as Covid-19 cases continue to retreat

Retailers and Household goods and Home Construction issues paced gains at the start of the week and month, helped by news of continued sharp falls in the rates of new Covid-19 infections.

01 Feb
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Sector movers: Retailers and homebuilders pace gains as Covid-19 cases continue to retreat

Retailers and Household goods and Home Construction issues paced gains at the start of the week and month, helped by news of continued sharp falls in the rates of new Covid-19 infections.