Market Report - Opening
London stocks fell on Thursday amid ongoing concerns about rising Covid-19 infections and further restrictions, as investors awaited details of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s new measures to replace the furlough scheme.
London stocks rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from technology-led gains on Wall Street as investors eyed the latest readings on the UK manufacturing and services sectors.
London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday following the worst selloff since June in the previous session.
London equity markets fell sharply in early trade on Monday, with travel, hospitality and leisure stocks all under the cosh as investors mulled the prospect of tougher lockdown restrictions amid rising coronavirus cases in the UK and abroad.
London stocks fell in early trade on Friday amid concerns about rising coronavirus cases and the impact of further restrictions, as investors digested the latest UK retail sales data.
London stocks fell in early trade on Thursday as investors digested the latest rate decision from the US Federal Reserve and looked ahead to a policy announcement from the Bank of England.
London stocks nudged lower in early trade on Wednesday as investors digested a sharp decline in UK inflation and eyed the latest Federal Reserve rate announcement.
London stocks nudged higher in early trade on Tuesday as investors digested the latest UK jobs data ,with miners on the front foot after encouraging Chinese data.
London stock rose in early trade on Monday, boosted by M&A news and Covid-19 vaccine hopes.
London stocks edged higher in early trade on Friday as investors digested the latest UK GDP figures, with Brexit talks due to resume.
London stocks fell in early trade on Thursday, with miners pacing the decline, as investors eyed the latest interest rate decision from the European Central Bank.
London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday despite a tech-led selloff on Wall Street and some disappointing Covid-19 vaccines news, helped along by a weaker pound.
London stocks edged higher in early trade on Tuesday, with sterling still under pressure as investors eyed the latest round of Brexit talks due to take place in London later in the day.
London stocks gained in early trade on Monday as sterling fell amid fears of a no-deal Brexit.
London stocks were a little weaker in early trade on Friday following a technology-led selloff on Wall Street, as investors eyed the latest US non-farm payrolls report.
London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, taking their cue from a solid session on Wall Street as US stimulus and Covid-19 vaccine hopes continue to underpin sentiment.
London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday, with housebuilders pacing the gains following well-received results from Barratt Developments and an upbeat survey from Nationwide.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Tuesday despite the release of encouraging Chinese manufacturing data, as investors awaited the latest reading on the UK manufacturing sector.
Stocks are dipping following a brief feint upwards at the start of the session, weighed down by a sharp move higher in sterling.
London stocks nudged lower in early trade on Thursday as investors eyed a key speech by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell at the Jackson Hole symposium.