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London stocks closed in the red on Tuesday, after the release of weaker-than-expected GDP figures and amid ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
London stocks closed in the green on Monday, despite growing concerns about rising coronavirus infections in the US.
London stocks managed to cling on to some of their gains to close just above the waterline on Friday, having slid from earlier highs through the afternoon amid ongoing concerns about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
London’s benchmark managed to break into the green in afternoon trading to close slightly higher on Thursday, even amid growing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus infections in the US.
London stocks finished well in the red on Wednesday, amid growing concerns about a spike in new coronavirus cases in the US.
London stocks closed higher on Tuesday, as investors welcomed the release of encouraging PMIs and confirmation that a trade deal between the US and China is still on.
London stocks finished in the red on Monday, amid concerns about a second wave of coronavirus infections, as investors mulled the latest reading on the UK manufacturing sector.
London stocks closed well above the waterline on Friday, as investors digested better-than-expected retail sales figures.
London stocks clawed back some earlier losses during the afternoon on Thursday, but still closed weaker as the Bank of England expanded its bond-buying programme.
London stocks managed to stay positive by the close Wednesday as investors brushed aside the latest UK inflation figures and worries about a spike in Covid-19 infections in Beijing, with SSE pacing the gains after results.
London stocks finished well above the waterline on Tuesday despite weak UK jobs data, amid reports US President Donald Trump is considering a $1trn infrastructure package and after the Federal Reserve launched a corporate bond-buying programme.
London stocks finished below the waterline on Monday amid worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections, as non-essential shops in the UK opened their doors for the first time in nearly three months.
London stocks remained just above the waterline by the close on Friday, despite the release of dire UK GDP data and concerns about a second wave of coronavirus infections, following heavy losses in the previous session.
London stocks closed well into the red on Thursday, as a downbeat outlook from the US Federal Reserve and concerns about a second wave of Covid-19 weighed on sentiment.
London’s benchmark closed weaker on Wednesday, after the OECD warned the UK is likely to take the worst hit from the coronavirus pandemic among developed nations, and as investors awaited the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.
London stocks settled weaker on Tuesday, weighed down by disappointing updates from the likes of British American Tobacco and Bellway.
London stocks dipped back below the waterline to close weaker on Monday, having earlier been boosted by a solid performance from the travel sector.
London equity markets closed firmly green on Friday, with travel-related shares pacing the gains as investors digested the latest US non-farm payrolls report.
London stocks rose even further by the close on Wednesday, as investors digested better-than-expected Chinese and UK services data.
London stocks closed in the green on Tuesday, maintaining their gains through the afternoon amid optimism over lockdown easing.