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    Pennon Group slips on lower half-year profit Mining, energy stocks lead gains Consumer discretionary and staple stocks climb FTSE 100 up 0.8%, FTSE 250 off 0.1% Nov 30 (Reuters) – UK’s FTSE 100 index closed with sharp gains on Wednesday and marked its best monthly performance in two years, lifted by commodity-linked and consumer stocks ...
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    Dr. Martens tumbles on dour forecast Vodafone, Imperial Brands slide on ex-dividend trade FTSE 100 up 0.3%, FTSE 250 adds 0.7% Nov 24 (Reuters) – UK’s main stock indexes rose on Thursday on signs that the U.S. Federal Reserve might ease its aggressive stance on interest rate hikes, while Dr. Martens tumbled after the bootmaker ...
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    Energy, miners lead gains Johnson Matthey down on lower profits FTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 off 0.3% Nov 23 (Reuters) – Commodity-linked stocks lifted the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, as investors awaited UK’s business activity data and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes that could offer clues on the pace of monetary policy tightening. ...
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    FTSE 100 down 0.1%, FTSE 250 off 0.3% Nov 10 (Reuters) – UK’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell on Thursday, as miners and oil giants tracked losses in commodity prices, although a strong performance by drugmaker AstraZeneca following an upbeat forecast helped cap losses ahead of key U.S. inflation data. The large-cap FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ...
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    FTSE 100 down 0.2%, FTSE 250 off 0.1% Persimmon drags home construction firms lower Associated British Foods jumps on profit surge Hilton Food Group drops to bottom of FTSE 250 Nov 8 (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 index fell on Tuesday, dragged down by commodity-linked stocks on worries of softening demand from China, while Britain’s ...
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    Natwest falls to bottom of FTSE 100 Glencore cuts core earnings guidance UK retailers hit by Amazon’s warning FTSE 100 down 0.4%, FTSE 250 off 0.9% Oct 28 (Reuters) – UK’s FTSE 100 fell on Friday as widening COVID-19 curbs in China dragged down commodity-linked stocks, while British bank Natwest slumped after reporting a flat ...
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    FTSE 100 rises 0.2%, FTSE 250 up 0.4% Oct 27 (Reuters) – UK’s export-oriented FTSE rose on Thursday as a jump in shares of Shell and Unilever after better-than-expected quarterly earnings gave comfort to investors who were on the edge about inflationary pressures and a looming economic slowdown. The blue-chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rose 0.2%, ...
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    UK retail sales down 1.4% in September Deliveroo gains on margin guidance lift IHG slips as CFO to step down FTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 off 1.1% Oct 21 (Reuters) – UK’s main equity indexes ended the week higher on Friday, supported by commodity stocks as hopes of smaller central bank rate hikes out ...
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    FTSE 100 up 0.8%, FTSE 250 adds 0.7% Oct 18 (Reuters) – UK’s blue-chip and mid-cap indexes hit their highest levels in more than a week on Tuesday, lifted by a historic reversal of the government’s unfunded tax cut plans and earnings optimism that boosted Wall Street indexes overnight. The blue-chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) gained ...
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    Insurers among the biggest decliners Marston’s climbs on upbeat results FTSE 100 down for a fifth session FTSE 100 down 1.1%, FTSE 250 off 0.7% Oct 11 (Reuters) – UK’s main stock indexes fell on Tuesday, as global sentiment worsened amid fears of higher interest rates and geopolitical risks, with investors focussing on fresh measures ...