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London Markets: Fresh round of Brexit warnings fail to halt FTSE climb

London markets were up on Friday, despite new data showing a British economic slowdown and fresh Brexit worries.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

London Markets: FTSE 100 fights for direction as investors assess trade official’s no-deal Brexit remark

The U.K.’s main equity gauge switches between small gains and losses early Monday, as traders weigh fresh Brexit posturing and another round of earnings reports......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends slightly higher as investors assess trade official’s no-deal Brexit remark

The U.K.’s main equity gauge finishes slightly higher Monday, getting a boost from the pound’s drop after fresh Brexit posturing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 falls as traders track Trump’s headaches, Brexit talks

The U.K.’s main stock index loses ground Wednesday, as global markets face fresh uncertainty following big legal setbacks for two former associates of U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 nudges higher ahead of key Brexit reports

Investors switched their focus to the U.K. government’s first round of “no-deal” Brexit documents and the release of Federal Reserve minutes for clues on U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 fights for direction as ‘no-deal Brexit’ details hit

The U.K.’s main stock index was making small moves early Thursday, as traders assessed fresh details covering the country’s contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 finishes lower as ‘no-deal Brexit’ details hit

The U.K.’s main stock index closes modestly lower Thursday, while the pound also drops, as traders assess fresh details covering the country’s contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 gains, boosted by fresh drop for Brexit-battered pound

The U.K.’s main stock index advances Monday, getting a lift from the pound’s slide, which came as a key European Union official criticized Britain’s Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2018

London Markets: U.K.’s FTSE 100 closes higher, boosted by fresh drop for Brexit-battered pound

The U.K.’s main stock index finishes with a gain Monday, getting a lift from the pound’s slide, which came as a key European Union official criticized Britain’s Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 climbs as pound falls on fresh Brexit uncertainty

London markets were turbulent on Monday, with the FTSE 100 falling, then reversing direction on Brexit headlines......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

London Markets: London’s indexes falls as pound rallies on fresh Brexit hopes

London’s markets were down on Tuesday, after Labour Party leader Jeremy Corybn said he would back a second referendum, causing the pound to leap and pressure on the FTSE 100 to mount.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2019

London Markets: London markets climb as end of May era looms

The flagging prospects of Theresa May’s deal may bring an end to the Brexit deadlock.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2019

London Markets: FTSE 100 climbs as global equities rise; investors digest Britain"s Brexit extension request

London markets climbed on Friday, boosted by positive direction for global equities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2019

China Takes Step Toward Opening Its Financial Markets to the World

China has pledged to launch a stock trading link between Shanghai and London by the end of this year, taking a fresh step toward opening up its financial markets and providing the U.K. with a vote of confidence ahead of Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

China Takes New Step Towards Opening Its Financial Markets to the World

China has pledged to launch a stock trading link between Shanghai and London by the end of this year, taking a fresh step towards opening up its financial markets and providing the U.K. with a vote of confidence ahead of Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises, as oil rally buoys BP and Shell

Oil producer stocks help drive London’s blue-chip benchmark higher Wednesday, as oil prices climb to levels not seen since 2014 in the wake of the U.S. decision to resume Iranian sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 jumps to 4-month high, as oil rally buoys BP and Shell

Oil producer stocks helped drive London’s blue-chip benchmark higher Wednesday, as oil prices climb to levels not seen since 2014 in the wake of the U.S. decision to resume Iranian sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as traders weigh Trump-Kim pact, Brexit parliamentary debate

U.K. stocks finish in the red on Tuesday, after a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produced a pledge that critics said was too broad when it comes to denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 falls as trade fears show no sign of abating

U.K. stocks lose ground Monday, as fresh worries about a potential global trade war take hold, after U.S. President Donald Trump continued his tough talk on that front over the weekend......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 advances after Brexit minister quits, throwing May’s plans into disarray

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. rose Monday, with investors appearing to take in stride the trade tensions between the U.S. and China, as well as the sudden resignation of David Davis, U.K. minister in charge of negotiating Brexit with the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rallies, tracking upbeat Wall Street session

U.K. stocks climb Tuesday, led by strong gains for commodity-related stocks as oil prices remained firm and base-metal prices rose. A strong finish for Wall Street Monday also helps......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018