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Market Report - Midday
26 May
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London midday: Stocks in the black as travel sector rallies; retail sales in focus

London stocks were off earlier highs but still firmly in the black by midday on Tuesday, with travel shares pacing the advance as investors welcomed an easing of lockdown measures and travel restrictions.

22 May
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London midday: Stocks in the red as Hong Kong worries, dire data weigh

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Friday following news that Beijing is planning to impose a new security law on Hong Kong and after the release of uninspiring UK data.

21 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain losses as Whitbread slumps on rights issue

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Thursday amid growing tensions between the US and China, with Whitbread pacing the decline as it announced a £1bn rights issue.

20 May
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London midday: Stocks turn higher as investors mull Rolls-Royce, M&S updates

London stocks had turned a touch higher by midday on Wednesday, with investors sifting through updates from the likes of Rolls-Royce and Marks & Spencer and digesting the latest UK inflation data, as optimism over a potential coronavirus vaccine receded.

19 May
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London midday: Stocks turn lower as unemployment claims surge

London stocks had fallen into the red by midday on Tuesday as data revealed a surge in unemployment claims.

18 May
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London midday: FTSE maintains gains as energy, mining stocks rally

London stocks were still firmly higher by midday on Monday, underpinned by a strong showing in the energy and mining sectors amid optimism over lockdown easing and a slowdown in new Covid-19 cases.

15 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains as miners rally on China data

London stocks were off highs but still in the black by midday on Friday as miners were boosted by better-than-expected Chinese industrial production figures.

14 May
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London midday: Stocks fall further amid recession, Covid woes

London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Thursday as markets were gripped by worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections and a global recession.

13 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain losses after UK GDP data

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Wednesday as worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections and dire UK GDP data dented sentiment.

12 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains as Vodafone rallies

London stocks were still in the black by midday on Tuesday, underpinned by well-received updates from the likes of Vodafone and Morrisons, as investors continued to mull the implications of lockdown easing at home and abroad.

11 May
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London midday: Stocks turn lower as airlines lose ground

London stocks had turned lower by midday on Monday as initial enthusiasm over the easing of lockdown measures in the UK faded, while a poor showing in the airline sector weighed.

07 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains as BoE keeps rates at record low

London stocks were still in the black by midday on Thursday amid lockdown easing hopes, as investors mulled the latest policy announcement from the Bank of England.

06 May
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London midday: Stocks edge higher ahead of US ADP report

London stocks had edged higher by midday on Wednesday despite the release of dire UK construction figures, as investors looked ahead to the latest US jobs data.

05 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains as oil giants rally

London stocks were still in the black by midday on Tuesday, underpinned by a strong showing from oil giants Shell and BP, as investors mulled the latest reading on the UK services sector.

04 May
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London midday: Stocks pare losses as pharma sector rallies

London stocks had pared gains by midday on Monday thanks to a strong showing in the pharmaceuticals sector, but souring relations between the US and China continued to undermine sentiment.

01 May
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London midday: Stocks maintain losses amid China-US trade fears

London stocks were still firmly in the red by midday on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened China with new tariffs in retaliation for the coronavirus pandemic, while investors digested dire UK manufacturing data.

30 Apr
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London midday: Shell paces decline after slashing dividend

London stocks were lower by midday on Thursday, with oil giant Shell pacing the decline as it cut its dividend for the first time in 80 years.

29 Apr
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains ahead of US GDP

London stocks were still in the black by midday on Wednesday, with the top-flight index breaching the 6,000 mark as investors mulled results from Barclays and Standard Chartered ahead of the release of US GDP data and a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.

28 Apr
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London midday: Stocks rise as BP turns positive; HSBC in the red

London stocks were firmly in the black by midday on Tuesday, with BP reversing earlier losses as it maintained its dividend despite a slide in quarterly profits.

27 Apr
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains on lockdown easing hopes

London stocks were still in the black by midday on Monday as investors welcomed news that several countries were set to ease their lockdowns, even if the UK was not there yet.