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28 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as pound surges

London’s top-flight index closed in the red ahead of the bank holiday weekend, weighed down by a sharp move higher in sterling.

27 Aug
London close: Investors 'sell the news' of easier Fed policy

London stocks finished at their session lows on Thursday as investors took profits even after the head of the US Federal Reserve chairman made the case for allowing inflation hotter than up until now, meaning that interest rates were set to remain lower for longer.

26 Aug
London close: Stocks gain on US data, Covid-19 vaccine news

London stocks edged higher on Wednesday boosted by positive headlines around US-China trade and the US economy.

25 Aug
London close: Stocks hit by weak reading on US consumer confidence

London stocks finished well off their session highs on Tuesday despite signs of progress in Sino-US trade relations, as a weaker than expected reading on US consumer sentiment weighed on investor sentiment.

24 Aug
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London close: Stocks firmer on hopes for Covid-19 treatments

London stocks closed higher on Monday, with sentiment boosted by fresh hopes of a coronavirus treatment.

21 Aug
London close: Stocks weaker as investors mull economic data

London’s top-flight index ended in the red on Friday, as investors mulled over a raft of economic data, with sterling under the cosh after the EU blamed the UK for deadlocked Brexit talks.

20 Aug
London close: Stocks finish weaker amid Covid, economic concerns

London equity markets closed weaker on Thursday, after a gloomy economic outlook from the US Federal Reserve and amid concerns about rising coronavirus cases, with ex-dividend stocks pacing the decline.

19 Aug
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London close: FTSE finishes higher as investors look to Fed minutes

London’s top-flight index finished in the green on Wednesday, amid growing tensions between the US and China, as investors digested an unexpected jump in UK inflation and awaited the US Fed minutes later in the global day.

18 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish weaker amid US-China concerns

London stocks had turned negative by the close on Tuesday, amid growing tensions between the US and China, offset by a strong performance from housebuilders.

17 Aug
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London close: Markets finish higher as investors mull data, US-China tensions

London stocks finished in positive territory on Monday, although the gains were less than spectacular, as investors weighed up dire Japanese GDP data and growing tensions between the US and China, against a liquidity boost from the People's Bank of China.

14 Aug
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London close: Travel stocks pace the decline on UK quarantine changes

London stocks closed firmly in the red on Friday, with travel shares under pressure as the UK added more countries to its quarantine list, while disappointing data out of China and deadlocked US stimulus talks also weighed.

13 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish weaker amid trade concerns

London stocks closed in negative territory on Thursday, with ex-dividends weighing heavily as hopes of further US stimulus faded and a trade dispute between the US and Europe dented sentiment, although the latest jobless figures out of the US did surprise.

12 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish stronger as investors digest GDP figures

London stocks closed in positive territory on Wednesday, as investors took dire UK GDP figures in their stride.

11 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish higher on US stimulus, Russian vaccine hopes

London stocks closed Tuesday’s session positive, as investors bet on a possible Covid vaccine from Russia as well as further US stimulus, shrugging off bleak UK jobs data.

10 Aug
London close: Stocks finish higher amid US-China escalations

London stocks managed to finish in positive territory on Monday, as investors digested a further escalation of tensions between the US and China.

07 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish flat after US nonfarms surprise

London’s benchmark finished pretty close to flat on Friday, as investors - sweltering in an August heatwave - digested a surprisingly positive US nonfarm payrolls report, released during the afternoon.

06 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish lower as BoE stands pat on rates

London stocks closed on the red on Thursday, after the Bank of England stood pat on interest rates and warned the economic recovery would take longer than expected.

05 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish firmer as investors hope for US stimulus deal

London stocks finished in positive territory on Wednesday, amid expectations of further coronavirus stimulus in the US, as gold prices hit a new high.

04 Aug
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London close: Markets finish positive as BP lifts benchmark

London’s benchmark finished just above the waterline after a choppy session on Tuesday, following strong gains in the previous session, as investors sifted through results from the likes of BP and Diageo.

03 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish higher as investors pore through data

Stocks in London finished in the green on Monday, helped by the release of a much better than expected reading on euro area factory activity last month, and similarly upbeat survey results overnight in China.