Market Report - Opening
London stocks were steady in early trade on Monday, outperforming their European peers as renewed concerns about Sino-US trade relations were offset by big gains for travel firm TUI following the collapse of Thomas Cook.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Friday as sterling rallied amid optimism that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided.
London stocks slipped in early trade on Thursday as investors digested a hawkish rate cut from the US Federal Reserve and looked ahead to a policy announcement from the Bank of England.
London stocks were just a touch higher in early trade on Wednesday, with traders reluctant to make any bold moves ahead of key UK inflation data and the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.
London stocks were flat in early trade on Tuesday, with investors cautious amid ongoing geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Monday as investors mulled disappointing Chinese data, but energy shares bucked the trend as oil prices surged following drone attacks on Saudi Arabian processing facilities.
London stocks nudged lower in early trade on Friday as the pound rallied, with investors still digesting the latest policy announcement from the European Central Bank.
London stocks edged higher on Thursday amid easing Sino-US trade tensions, as investors eyed the latest policy announcement from the European Central Bank.
London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday as worries about Sino-US trade relations eased and the focus shifted to this week's European Central Bank meeting amid expectations of a rate cut and further stimulus.
London stocks fell in early trade on Tuesday as investors digested weak Chinese data and eyed the release of key UK jobs figures.
London stocks rose in early trade on Monday, taking their cue from a positive session in Asia as investors eyed the release of UK economic growth data.
London stocks nudged lower in early trade on Friday, with investors reluctant to make any bold moves ahead of the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls report.
London equity markets slipped into the red in early trade on Thursday, unable to hold on to opening gains as ex-dividend stocks took their toll, although losses were small as investors welcomed positive developments in Sino-US trade relations.
London stocks rose in early trade as investors eyed the latest reading on the UK services sector, while sterling regained some ground as MPs were set to vote on the Brexit delay bill.
London stocks nudged up in early trade on Tuesday following solid gains in the previous session, as sterling fell below $1. 20 for the first time since 2017.
Stocks are moving slightly higher on the back of a better-than-expected reading on China's manufacturing sector in August and despite the latest headlines on Brexit and out of Hong Kong.
London stocks ticked a little higher in early trade on Friday, with investors cautiously optimistic that trade relations between the US and China are improving.
London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, but gains were muted as investors continued to fret about a possible no-deal Brexit on the back of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Wednesday, taking their cue from a downbeat session on Wall Street amid a slide in bond yields.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Tuesday as investors digested the latest headlines on Sino-US trade relations.