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Market report: FTSE 100 slips on weak Asian markets but energy stocks keep mid-caps bubbling

UK stocks start the year on the back foot with the FTSE 100 index falling 1.6% or 106 points to 6,622 giving up almost all of its post-Christmas gains. Every sector except Tobacco is in the red this morning with Banks, Industrial Engineers, Miners and Oils providing the biggest drag on the index. Best-performing stocks in the FTSE 100 are Imperial Brands (IMB) and retailers Next (NXT) and ...

Market report: ABF falls on Primark fears, Games Workshop rallies on robust trading relief

London’s FTSE 100 rallies more than 1.6% to 6,812.4 points on Friday, providing welcome relief after yesterday’s horrible session, although the rebound only claws back some of the losses. The important point to note is the large swings in the market on a daily basis in recent weeks, which may suggest volatility could become one of the key themes in 2019. Foods-to-fashion conglomerate ...

Market report: G4S loses prison contract, Mulberry hit by House of Fraser collapse

The FTSE 100 starts the week in positive fashion, up 0.45% to 7,592.71 ahead of crunch mid-week trade talks between the US and China. Security firm G4S (GFS) falls 1.6% to 248.4p as the government assumes control of Birmingham Prison from the company after a report reveals several major failings. Luxury handbag retailer Mulberry (MUL:AIM) slumps 26.2% to 420p as it warns annual profits could ...

Oil smashes through $77 per barrel and triggers a share price rally in oil producers

The oil price is hurtling to new highs as US president Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal and vows to impose new sanctions on the OPEC member. Iran’s oil exports were reduced by more than 1m barrels a day between 2012 and 2015 amid sanctions from the US and EU to force Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear programme. It subsequently increased oil production after sanctions were ...

Premier Oil posts record production but still needs to get balance sheet under control

The rehabilitation of hydrocarbons producer Premier Oil (PMO) is reflected in a robust set of full year results, helping to drive up the shares by 3.7% to 73.6p. Despite a significant financial restructuring in 2017, the company still has net debt of $2.7bn. This dwarves the market cap and helps explain why the shares have been weak in recent weeks as some heat has come out of the oil price ...
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