Market Report - Opening
London stocks were steady in early trade on Tuesday as investors eyed the release of key UK jobs data.
London stocks nudged up in early trade on Monday as investors mulled mixed Chinese economic data and looked ahead to the start of the US earnings season.
Stocks in London have started the session trading higher on the back of a record close overnight on the Dow Jones Industrials and continued hopes of looser central bank policies, with global trade still very much in focus.
Shares in London are moving slightly higher in early trading, tracking gains made by stocks overnight on Wall Street after the head of the US central bank signalled that interest rate cuts were indeed on the table, leaving traders wondering if even a 50 basis point reduction might be possible at the end of the month.
London stocks nudged down in early trade on Wednesday as investors eyed a slew of UK data releases, a testimony by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and minutes from the latest Fed meeting.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Tuesday as investors eyed a speech by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.
London stocks were steady in early trade on Monday as investors continued to mull last week's better-than-expected non-farm payrolls report and looked ahead to some key events later in the week.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Friday as investors eyed the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls report, with miners under pressure.
London stocks were steady in early trade on Thursday following solid gains the previous day, with a relatively quiet session expected as US markets will be closed for Independence Day.
London stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday, underpinned by a weaker pound, as investors eyed the latest reading on the UK services sector, particularly after this week's dismal manufacturing and construction figures.
London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, but gains were unspectacular as initial enthusiasm over the Sino-US trade truce agreed over the weekend gave way to some doubts.
London stocks rose sharply in early trade on Monday amid renewed optimism over Sino-US trade relations, after the two nations agreed a truce over the weekend.
London stocks ticked just a touch higher in early trade on Friday, with investors erring on the side of caution ahead of this weekend's meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump.
London stocks were steady in early trade on Thursday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of the upcoming G20 meeting.
London stocks nudged lower in early trade on Wednesday as investors grew increasingly jittery ahead of this week's G20 meeting and after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations of a rate cut.
London stocks fell in early trade on Tuesday as investors shunned risky assets after the US imposed sanctions on Iran.
London stocks rose in early trade on Monday but gains were muted amid lingering tensions between the US and Iran, and as investors eyed this week's G20 meeting.
London stocks nudged tentatively higher in early trade on Friday following a solid performance on Wall Street, with the mood tempered somewhat by escalating tensions between the US and Iran.
London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday as a dovish tone from the Federal Reserve overnight spurred hopes of a rate cut, and as investors looked ahead to the latest policy announcement from the Bank of England.
London stocks were steady in early trade on Wednesday as investors eyed the latest UK inflation data and a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.