Risers And Fallers
London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 21% in afternoon trading on Thursday, with Playtech topping the risers after it reported a 54% improvement revenue to €1. 24bn, or 55% when measured at constant currency, as gaming revenue had a strong showing.
London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 32% in afternoon trading on Wednesday, with Plus500 leading the index higher after having dropped consistently since the spreadbetting company said in a statement last Friday it had accidentally misled shareholders over its losses in 2017.
The FTSE 100 was on the front foot on Wednesday afternoon, up 0. 6% to above 7,220 as Lloyds and a handful of retailers led the way.
London's FTSE 250 was down 0. 32% in afternoon trading on Tuesday, with Plus500 continuing its plunge lower.
HSBC was a heavy weight around the FTSE 100's neck on Tuesday, while Ocado made a late rally.
IAG was one of the session's worst performers as Brent crude oil futures continued pushing higher, hitting three-month highs after the US president said at the weekend that trade talks with China last week were "productive".
The FTSE 250 outperformed its larger sibling on Monday, led by the likes of Inmarsat and JD Sports.
London’s FTSE 250 rose by 0. 63% to 19,016. 43 on Friday afternoon, with precious metals miner Acacia Mining heading up the advance.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 8% to 7,254. 86 in afternoon trade on Friday as investors mulled better-than-expected domestic retail sales data.
London’s FTSE 250 dropped by 0. 57% to 18,864. 20 on Thursday afternoon, with Convatec dragging the index lower as it plummeted on the back of poor results.
The FTSE 100 was flat in mid afternoon trade, being kept afloat by some well-received results from the likes of Micro Focus and AstraZeneca.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 8% to 7,188. 88 in afternoon trade on Wednesday, with investors buoyed by hopes of an extension to the trade truce between the US and China.
London’s FTSE 250 climbed 0. 85% to 18,984. 09 on Wednesday, with Galliford Try surging as it reported a 4% increase in first-half pre-exceptional pre-tax profit and said full-year turnout is expected at the upper end of analysts' current range.
London’s FTSE 250 gave up its early gains and finished just below flat 18,824. 78 on Tuesday, with Plus500 dragging the index lower as its shares plummeted on profit uncertainty.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% to 7,132. 70 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 8% at 7,129. 11 in afternoon trade on Monday, underpinned by a weaker pound.
London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 81% at 18,804. 87 in afternoon trading on Monday, as power generation business Contour Global arced higher on a subdued day of trading for the index.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 2% to 7,077. 70 in afternoon trade on Friday amid fresh concerns about Sino-US trade relations.
London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 39% at 18,725. 45 in afternoon trading on Friday, as Jaguar Land Rover's poor results had a knock-on effect.