Market Report - Midday
London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Wednesday as investors mulled the latest UK GDP figures.
London stocks had pared gains by midday on Tuesday to trade just a little higher, as US private equity firm CC Capital said it was not planning to make an offer for office space provider IWG.
London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Monday, with travel and leisure firms under the cosh.
London stocks were just in the black by midday on Friday as investors welcomed news of a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure deal in the US, but erred on the side of caution ahead of inflation data from across the pond.
London stocks were still in the black just after midday on Thursday as investors digested the latest policy announcement from the Bank of England.
London stocks had gained ground by midday on Wednesday as investors digested the latest reading on the UK services and manufacturing sectors.
London stocks were holding on to gains by midday on Tuesday, underpinned by a strong showing in the property sector, but gains were limited as investors eyed a speech by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell.
London stocks had reversed earlier losses to trade up by midday on Monday despite worries about inflation, as Morrisons led supermarkets higher after rejecting a £5. 5bn takeover offer.
London stocks were firmly in the red by midday on Friday, weighed down by inflation concerns and disappointing retail sales data.
London stocks were still a little weaker by midday on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signalled that it could hike interest rates earlier than expected.
London stocks had pared gains by midday on Wednesday as investors digested news that inflation jumped past the Bank of England’s 2% target in May for the first time in nearly two years and looked ahead to the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.
London stocks were still in the black by midday on Tuesday following a late-stage rally on Wall Street, as investors digested the latest UK jobs data.
London stocks were still in the black by midday on Monday as investors took reports of a potential four-week delay to the lifting of England’s lockdown in their stride.
London stocks were in the black by midday on Friday as investors digested encouraging UK GDP data.
London stocks had edged a little further into the black by midday on Thursday as investors eyed the latest US inflation data and a policy announcement from the European Central Bank.
London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Wednesday amid concerns about rising inflation after the latest set of figures from China and ahead of US data later in the week.
London stocks were just in the black by midday on Tuesday, helped along by some well-received earnings but with sentiment hit by reports that the lifting of lockdown measures could be delayed by up to a month.
London equity markets were still a little higher by midday on Monday, with strength in the housebuilding sector helping to offset weak mining stocks after disappointing Chinese data.
London stocks were a touch weaker by midday on Friday, with travel plays under the cosh after the government’s latest announcement, as investors eyed the US non-farm payrolls report.
London equity markets had fallen further into the red by midday on Thursday, with ex-dividend stocks a drag as investors awaited fresh catalysts.