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20 Oct 2017, 17:13

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks Mixed As Brexit Talks Progress Lifts Pound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London ended mixed on Friday with consumer goods stocks underperforming, while the pound took…

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20 Oct 2017, 12:05

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Progress On US Tax Reform Boosts Dollar And FTSE

LONDON (Alliance News) – The prospect of pro-business US tax reform was supporting the dollar and the FTSE 100 on…

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20 Oct 2017, 8:36

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Stocks Rise After Pound Knocked By Strong Dollar

LONDON (Alliance News) – A strengthened dollar, following an indication overnight that pro-business tax reform in the US is on…

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20 Oct 2017, 7:31

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: IHG Sees Growth Despite Storms And Earthquake

LONDON (Alliance News) – Share prices in London are set to open in positive territory on Friday, benefiting from some…

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20 Oct 2017, 7:01

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Called To Open Firm After US Rebound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London on Friday are called to open higher, benefiting from some record closing highs…

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19 Oct 2017, 17:08

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks Down As Pound Shrugs Off Weak Retail Sales

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London ended lower with blue-chip Unilever and mid-cap IWG weighing on their respective indices,…

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19 Oct 2017, 12:11

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Unilever Drags FTSE; Catalans Face Direct Rule

LONDON (Alliance News) – A slump in sterling following weak UK retail sales data was unable to push the FTSE…

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19 Oct 2017, 8:38

LONDON MARKET OPEN: IWG Dives After Profit Warning; Eyes On Catalonia

LONDON (Alliance News) – IWG plunged to the bottom of London’s mid-cap index early Thursday after issuing a profit warning,…

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19 Oct 2017, 7:32

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Unilever Reports Growth; LSE CEO To Depart

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London are set to open lower on Thursday, with some focus on mainland…

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19 Oct 2017, 7:00

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Catalans Risk Direct Rule As Deadline Looms

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London are set to open lower on Thursday, with some attention being paid…

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18 Oct 2017, 17:06

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks Up As Jobless Data Fails To Move Pound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London built on gains made in the previous session to end higher Wednesday, while…

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18 Oct 2017, 12:11

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: UK Wages Above Expectations, Stocks Climb Higher

LONDON (Alliance News) – A lack of sustained movement by the pound following an unexpected increase in average UK earnings…

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18 Oct 2017, 8:39

LONDON MARKET OPEN: UK Wages In Focus; Reckitt Lowers 2017 Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Reckitt Benckiser was the worst performing London large-cap stock early Wednesday after it lowered its full-year…

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18 Oct 2017, 7:34

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Reckitt Feels Continued Hit From Cyber Attack

LONDON (Alliance News) – London shares are called to open higher on Wednesday ahead of the release of UK wage…

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18 Oct 2017, 7:04

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: UK Wage Data Awaited For BoE Rate Hike Clues

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London are set to open higher on Wednesday ahead of UK average wage…

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17 Oct 2017, 17:07

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks Down As Carney Adds To UK’s Brexit Worries

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London ended lower on Tuesday, while the pound gave up early gains following warnings…

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17 Oct 2017, 12:09

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: 5-Year High For UK Inflation Fails To Lift Pound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sterling received no benefit by Tuesday midday from news that UK inflation rose to a five-year…

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17 Oct 2017, 8:37

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Merlin Plunges As Terror And Weather Hit Business

LONDON (Alliance News) – Merlin Entertainments was weighing on London’s large-cap index early Tuesday, with the stock dropping after amusement-park…

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17 Oct 2017, 7:39

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Eyes On UK Inflation; Pearson Narrows Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Share prices are called to open higher on Tuesday ahead of UK inflation readings due at…

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17 Oct 2017, 7:00

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Called Up Ahead Of UK Inflation Data

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London are set to open higher on Tuesday, ahead of a data-heavy day…

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16 Oct 2017, 17:02

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Miners Unable To Boost FTSE 100 As ConvaTec Drags

LONDON (Alliance News) – A positive day for London-listed miners did little to lift the FTSE 100 on Monday, with…

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16 Oct 2017, 12:00

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Chinese Data Lifts Miners While ConvaTec Tumbles

LONDON (Alliance News) – Large-cap miners were the best performers in London on Monday at midday, boosted by strong Chinese…

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16 Oct 2017, 8:44

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Catalonia Tests Patience By Proposing Negotiations

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London opened mixed on Monday, as Catalonia’s leader called for negotiations over the…

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16 Oct 2017, 7:37

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: ConvaTec Issues Warning Amid Margin Setback

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are pointed toward a slightly higher open on Monday, with ConvaTec Group grabbing…

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16 Oct 2017, 7:02

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Seen Up Before Catalan Chooses Fate

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are set to open higher on Monday, ahead of a statement from Catalan…

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13 Oct 2017, 17:18

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Brexit Hopes, Weak US Data Support Pound’s Rise

LONDON (Alliance News) – A higher sterling, pushed upwards on optimism that Brexit negotiations could be progressing coupled with a…

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13 Oct 2017, 11:59

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Brexit Progress Fuels Sterling; US Data In Focus

LONDON (Alliance News) – The FTSE 100 Friday midday continued to retreat from Thursday’s all-time high, as the pound was…

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13 Oct 2017, 8:53

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Pound Rebounds; GKN Sinks On Claims Warning

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened lower on Friday, falling from fresh highs set on Thursday, as sterling…

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13 Oct 2017, 7:37

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: GKN Warns Of Claims, Provident Starts Recovery

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in London are pointed to a lower open on Friday, having reached new highs on…

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13 Oct 2017, 6:59

LONDON EARLY MARKET CALL: Stocks Seen Down After Climbing To New Highs

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are set to open slightly lower on Friday, as sterling recovered ground after…

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