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FTSE gets relief rally, Marks & Spencer, Travis Perkins, Wetherspoon suspend dividends

The FTSE 100 bounced strongly on Friday, rising 4.6% to 5,389 points following gains in Asian markets overnight and expectations of more stimulus actions from around the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Stocks which have been hardest hit over the last two weeks bounced back strongly with share prices in Flutter (FLTR), Whitbread (WTB) and Royal Dutch (RDSB) all up double digit ...

Market report: Taylor Wimpey buoyed by resilient housing market, while UK stocks sag on lack of new detail on US-China trade deal

The FTSE 100 index dropped 36 points to 7,340 today along with international markets after Donald Trump merely re-iterated his rhetoric that a trade deal was imminent with China without providing new information, in a speech at the Economic Club of New York last night. Shares in house builder Taylor Wimpey (TW.) bucked the trend to firm 1% at 171.5p after the company’s trading statement said ...

Market Report: SSE sells home energy supply business in dull end to the week

UK stock markets continue to drift sideways in early trade on Friday with little direction provided by corporate news on a typically quiet last day of the week’s trading. Banks are popular with both Lloyds (LLOY) and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) up more than 2% a piece, while private hospitals firm NMC Healthcare (NMC) and housebuilder Taylor Wimpey TW.) both sit at the head of the FTSE 100 ...

Market report: FTSE falters, Barratt bullish, recruiters struggle after Page warning

UK stocks open weaker on Wednesday with the FTSE 100 index of leading stocks drifting off by 0.2% to 7,522 due to softness in Beverages, Personal Goods, Tobacco and Utilities Housebuilder Barratt Developments (BDEV) delivers a positive trading update for the year to 30 June and forecasts annual pre-tax profit above the current market consensus of £884m thanks to a big improvement in operating ...

Market report: Renewed appetite for Restaurant Group, JD Wetherspoon cheapens on cost caution

London’s FTSE 100 firms 31.2 points to 7,216.6 as the idea Brexit could be delayed stirs up investor interest in UK stocks. This follows a vote by MPs to ask the EU to push back the UK’s exit beyond the current 29 March departure date. Housebuilders, supermarkets, tobacco firms and insurers are all giving weight to the broader FTSE 350 index, with small gains also being registered across all ...

Market report: Metro Bank mashed on warning, Burberry bucks negative Chinese sentiment

The FTSE 100 started the day on the back foot after a sell-off in the US overnight and strength in sterling on hopes Article 50 will be extended, delaying Brexit. The index of leading shares was down 0.5% to 6,870.27. UK fashion brand Burberry (BRBY) softens by 1.4% to £17.51 as its same-store sales in the third quarter slow from 2% a year earlier to 1% and sales as a whole dropped 1%. The ...
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