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31 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as eurozone GDP, virus risks weigh

London stocks finished well into the red on Friday, as weak eurozone growth figures offset stellar earnings from the US technology sector earlier.

30 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker after Germany, US GDP figures

London stocks finished well into the red on Thursday, dipping below the 6,000 point level, following a disastrous GDP release from the United States, and disappointing results from the likes of Lloyds.

29 Jul
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London close: Benchmark manages positive close ahead of Fed

London’s benchmark finished in the green on Wednesday, boosted by strong performances from the likes of Next and Smurfit Kappa, but offset by ongoing concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic and ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement.

28 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish higher after turbulent afternoon

London’s benchmark managed to break back into the green by the close after a choppy session on Tuesday, as investors weighed worries about a rise in new coronavirus infections against hopes of a US stimulus package, and a strong showing in the housebuilding sector.

27 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker on Covid travel concerns

London stocks finished in the red despite a late rally on Monday, as a strong showing from precious metals miners helped to offset weakness in the travel sector, after Ryanair warned over a second wave of coronavirus infections.

24 Jul
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London close: Stocks negative as US-China relationship deteriorates

London stocks finished in negative territory on Friday, as it emerged that business activity in the UK grew at its fastest pace in five years in July, amid concerns about escalating tensions between the US and China.

23 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish higher as US-China tensions escalate

London stocks finished in the green on Thursday, despite escalating tensions between the US and China, as investors sifted through a veritable tsunami of corporate news.

22 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker on UK-EU deal concerns

London stocks finished in negative territory on Wednesday, amid growing tensions between the US and China and reports the UK is close to giving up on a Brexit trade deal.

21 Jul
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London close: Benchmark manages green finish after choppy afternoon

London stocks finished just above the waterline after some turbulent late trading on Tuesday, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after EU leaders agreed on a Covid-19 rescue package.

20 Jul
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London close: Benchmark finishes weaker as EU talks continue

London’s benchmark closed in negative territory on Monday amid ongoing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases in the US and elsewhere, and as EU talks over a rescue fund dragged on.

17 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish firmer as EU Covid summit kicks off

London stocks managed to close in positive territory on Friday, as investors eyed an EU summit in Brussels to discuss a coronavirus rescue fund.

16 Jul
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London close: Stocks close weaker as investors digest jobs data

London stocks closed in the red on Thursday, as investors mulled the latest UK jobs data, as well as US employment numbers that were little changed, and economic growth figures out of China.

15 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish higher on Oxford vaccine hopes

London stocks closed well above the waterline on Wednesday, with sentiment boosted by hopes of a coronavirus vaccine.

14 Jul
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London close: Benchmark breaks into green after downbeat data

London stocks managed to break into the green in the final moments of trading on Tuesday, having spent most of the session in negative territory amid ongoing concerns about new coronavirus cases in the US and following the release of disappointing UK GDP data.

13 Jul
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London close: Markets finish higher amid Covid treatment optimism

London stocks closed well above the waterline on Monday, despite ongoing concerns about the pandemic, with miners pacing the gains as copper prices rallied and as hopes of a Covid-19 vaccine lifted sentiment.

10 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish higher despite Covid concerns

London stocks remained in the green on Friday afternoon to close in positive territory, despite ongoing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases and a gloomy economic forecast from ratings agency Moody’s.

09 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as pandemic fears roll on

London equity markets finished weaker on Thursday, with Rolls-Royce pacing the decline after a first-half trading update, while a firmer pound also weighed on stocks.

08 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as Chancellor's plan fails to excite

London stocks finished in the red on Wednesday amid worries about a rise in coronavirus cases in the US and Australia, and as investors digested Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £30bn plan to boost the UK economy.

07 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as EC slashes forecasts

London stocks closed well below the waterline on Tuesday, as the European Commission slashed its growth forecasts, with concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases continuing to weigh on sentiment.

06 Jul
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London close: Stocks finish higher as housebuilders pop

London stocks finished well above the waterline on Monday, underpinned by a strong showing from housebuilders as investors digested a better-than-expected reading on the UK construction sector.