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Market report: EasyJet loses altitude, Rio Tinto rises on production resumption

London’s FTSE 100 firms 66 points to 7,345 on Monday, with the surprise news overnight that China’s manufacturing sector returned to growth in March providing a boost for miners and global advertising group WPP (WPP) in demand due to a broker upgrade. Budget airline EasyJet (EZJ) loses altitude, shares marked 7.25% lower to £10.37 as the low-cost carrier issues a more cautious outlook for ...

Market report: Miners take the lead while LSE splashes out and retailers revel in pricing news

UK stocks are on the front foot this morning with the FTSE 100 index up 1.3% to 6,833 points led by mining stocks ahead of the resumption of US-China trade talks. Evraz (EVR) adds 1.6% to 487p, Glencore (GLEN) adds 1.9% to 303p, Anglo American (AAL) adds 2.3% to £18.93 and Rio Tinto (RIO) is out front up 3% to £41.98. Company news is thin on the ground with London Stock Exchange (LSE) the ...

Market report: Next basks in glow of summer sales boom, Card Factory weak, CMC warns

UK fashion retailer Next (NXT) has lifted its full year profit forecast by £10m to £727m after it saying that trading in August was better than expected. Shares in the FTSE 100 high street operator shot to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board in early trade on Tuesday after the company revealed ‘we did not experience any material loss of sales in August or early September.’ The shares ...
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