Articles From: UPDATE: FTSE 100 eyes best weekly win since 2011 to UPDATE: FTSE 100 turns lower; Ashtead drops


2015/1/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Friday, following up on the previous session's jump in equities throughout Europe after the European Central Bank said it will launch a massive asset-purchasing program.
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2014/12/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch U.K. construction activity slows to 13-month low LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Tuesday, with gains for the embattled resources-sector leading the FTSE 100 toward its first win in four sessions.
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2015/1/9
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch U.K. industrial production shrinks LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks fell Friday, with housing shares hit after a broker downgrade of the sector, while Royal Bank of Scotland PLC shares fell following a report the lender is in talks to raise capital.
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2014/12/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped Monday, opening the week with broad-based losses after fresh data from Asia's largest economies heightened worries about slowing global growth.
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2015/1/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch BP falls 5% on the heels of FT report LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped Monday, a rocky start for the first full trading week of 2015, as tumbling oil prices yanked the commodities-heavy FTSE 100 benchmark sharply lower.
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2014/11/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index rose for a third straight day on Friday, ahead of the closely watched U.S. jobs data that investors hope will confirm the labor market is in solid shape.
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2014/12/15
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Monday, moving toward their first advance in six sessions, as recently beaten-down oil shares posted modest advances.
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2014/12/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Balfour Beatty rebuffs bid for investment arm LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K. pound fell but stocks climbed Friday following a stronger-than-expected jobs report from the U.S., a major trading partner for Europe.
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2014/12/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved higher Thursday, with most oil stocks finding respite after sharp losses on the back of plunging oil prices, although energy-engineering firm Weir Group PLC fell following a ratings downgrade.
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2015/1/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Pound knocked back to 17-month low after PMI report LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks declined Friday, with shares of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC falling after a report the bank may be facing a hefty fine in the U.S., while the pound tumbled as the new year kicked off with weaker-than-anticipated economic data.
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2014/12/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks turned lower Thursday, notching their fourth consecutive decline, led by another round of pullbacks for mining companies.
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2015/1/6
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Goldman Sachs forecasts Tory victory in coming election LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell for a third-consecutive session Tuesday, and the pound traded lower against the dollar, as weaker-than-expected economic data weighed on U.K. assets.
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2014/12/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks slumped Friday, pushing the FTSE 100 benchmark to its worst weekly drop in more than three years.
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2015/1/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks fell Friday, but the benchmark FTSE 100 still wrapped up its best monthly advance in nearly a year.
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2014/12/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Balfour Beatty rebuffs bid for investment arm LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Friday as gains in most sectors nudged the FTSE 100 toward a modest advance for the week.
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2014/12/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Friday, with gains for the majority of sectors nudging the FTSE 100 toward a modest advance for the week.
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2014/11/11
By Sara Sjolin and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch U.K. regulator caps charges issued by payday lenders LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 edged higher Tuesday as Vodafone Group PLC surged on a well-received earnings report, but losses among mining stocks after a downbeat outlook for iron-ore prices limited gains for the benchmark.
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2015/1/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Pound drops to more than 1-year low after PMI report LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks slipped Friday, with shares of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC falling after a report the bank may be facing a hefty fine in the U.S. Equities remained in the red after economic data about the manufacturing sector came in below expectations.
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2015/1/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Pound drops to more than 1-year low after PMI report LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks slipped Friday, with shares of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC falling after a report the bank may be facing a hefty fine in the U.S., while the pound tumbled as the new year kicked off with weaker-than-anticipated economic data.
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2015/2/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks advanced Monday, with energy shares including Tullow Oil PLC pushing the benchmark FTSE 100 higher in the first day of February trade.
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2014/12/24
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose in Wednesday's half-day trading session, with shares of Smith & Nephew PLC logging their best rise in six years on a report of a takeover bid.
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2014/12/15
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s benchmark stock index erased an earlier gain and finished sharply lower Monday, with oil shares pulling back and mining companies falling further.
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2014/11/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks were mired in the red on Thursday, ahead of the latest rate decision from the Bank of England.
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2014/12/3
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Wednesday, holding to losses as investors assessed the closely watched Autumn Statement, a wide-ranging update on the state of the U.K. economy and the government's policy plans.
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2014/12/3
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks edged lower on Wednesday, with heavily weighted oil stocks returning to the red.
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2014/12/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch U.K. construction activity slows to 13-month low LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks jumped Tuesday, with gains for the embattled resources-sector leading the benchmark FTSE 100 to its first win in four sessions.
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2014/12/16
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch BT in talks to buy EE LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks jumped Tuesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 turning higher after miners clawed out of the red, and as bank stocks strengthened after most major U.K. banks passed the Bank of England's stress tests.
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2014/12/16
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch BT in talks to buy EE LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks jumped Tuesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 turning higher after miners clawed out of the red, and as bank stocks strengthened after most major U.K. banks passed the Bank of England's stress tests.
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2014/12/10
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks were swept lower Wednesday, with energy shares coming under increased pressure as oil prices dropped to five-year lows.
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2015/1/6
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 benchmark turning sharply lower in part on a fresh round of losses for energy-company shares.
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