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Market Report - Midday
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London midday: Stocks extend gains as pound hit by weak PMIs

London stocks had risen further by midday on Friday as sterling fell after the release of weak PMI data, with sentiment underpinned by renewed optimism about a China-US trade deal.

21 Nov
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London midday: Stocks maintain losses amid trade woes; Centrica bucks trend

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Thursday amid concerns about a lack of progress in China-US trade talks, but British Gas owner Centrica bucked the trend on the back of a well-received trading statement.

20 Nov
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London midday: FTSE slumps as trade fears rattle markets

London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Wednesday as concerns about trade relations between the US and China dented the mood, while results from the likes of Kingfisher and Sage also weighed.

19 Nov
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London midday: Stocks extend gains as pound dips; Halma surges on results

London stocks had extended gains by midday on Tuesday, helped along by a weaker pound and some well-received corporate releases, as investors mulled mixed news on the trade front.

18 Nov
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London midday: Stocks edge up after 'constructive' US-China talks, PBoC rate cut

London listed shares were holding on to their gains come midday on the back of news of "constructive" contacts between top US and Chinese trade negotiators at the weekend and after China's central bank trimmed its main official short-term policy interest rate.

15 Nov
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London midday: Stocks reverse early gains despite US-China trade war hopes

Stocks in London were trading lower at the end of the week, reversing early gains, even after a top White House official told reporters that a US-China trade deal was "near", assuaging some investors' concerns of a potential 'false dawn' in negotiations.

14 Nov
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London midday: Stocks extend losses after disappointing retail sales; Burberry rallies

London stocks had extended losses by midday on Thursday following the release of disappointing retail sales data, but luxury fashion brand Burberry rallied on the back of well-received interim results.

13 Nov
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London midday: FTSE maintains losses; Asia-focused shares retreat

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Wednesday after an eagerly-awaited speech by US President Trump left investors disappointed, while escalating unrest in Hong Kong also weighed on the mood.

12 Nov
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London midday: Stocks maintain gains ahead of Trump speech; jobs data digested

London stocks were still in the green by midday on Tuesday as investors mulled the latest reading on the UK jobs market and looked ahead to a speech by US President Donald Trump for any clues on trade talks with China.

11 Nov
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London midday: Stocks extend losses as miners slump, pound gains

London stocks had extended losses by midday on Monday amid worries about Sino-US trade relations and escalating protests in Hong Kong, while the latest GDP reading showed the UK economy avoided a recession despite the slowest annual growth in nearly a decade.

08 Nov
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London midday: Stocks remain lower as trade deal hopes dashed

London stocks were off lows but still in the red by midday on Friday as optimism over a trade deal between the US and China faded.

07 Nov
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London midday: Stocks stay up, sterling slips as BoE split over rates

London stocks were still a little higher by midday on Thursday after the Bank of England kept interest rates on hold but with two dissenters, as investors waded through an avalanche of corporate news and welcomed signs of progress in US-China trade relations.

06 Nov
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London midday: Stocks little changed as investors pause for breath

London equity markets were little changed by midday on Wednesday as investors paused for breath following recent gains, with property stocks under pressure after a downbeat update from Intu Properties.

05 Nov
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London midday: Stocks tick higher as miners advance; AB Foods rallies

London stocks had ticked a little higher by midday on Tuesday as hopes of a Sino-US trade deal boosted the mining sector, but gains were unspectacular as investors mulled the latest reading on the services sector.

04 Nov
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London midday: Stocks extend gains as miners rally; gambling sector hit

London stocks had extended gains by midday on Monday, with miners leading the charge amid growing optimism over a Sino-US trade deal.

01 Nov
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London midday: FTSE maintains gains ahead of payrolls

London stocks were still a little higher by midday on Friday as investors mulled better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing figures and looked ahead to the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls report.

31 Oct
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London midday: Stocks slide as sterling rallies; Shell and Lloyds disappoint

London stocks had extended losses by midday on Thursday, dragged lower by a stronger pound, as fresh uncertainty over a potential Sino-US trade deal and disappointing results from the likes of Shell and Lloyds spooked investors.

30 Oct
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London midday: Stocks steady as StanChart rallies, Next slumps

London stocks had flattened out by midday on Wednesday as investors mulled the prospect of a general election before Christmas and sifted through updates from the likes of Next and Standard Chartered.

29 Oct
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London midday: Stocks fall further; Labour backs early election

London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Tuesday as Britain looked set for a December general election, with oil giant BP pacing the decline after its third-quarter results.

28 Oct
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London midday: Stocks off lows as EU agrees Brexit extension; banks under the cosh

London stocks were off earlier lows but still in the red by midday on Monday, with banking shares pacing the decline after disappointing earnings from HSBC, as traders mulled the EU's decision to grant a three-month Brexit extension.