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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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2014/10/31
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks made solid gains on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index headed for its best week since February, after the Bank of Japan took investors by surprise and announced more stimulus measures for the stumbling Japanese economy.
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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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2014/10/17
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 benchmark rose Friday, aiming for its first win in two sessions, but still on track for a loss for a week that saw fears about stagnating global growth drive the benchmark into a correction.
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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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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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2014/10/16
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 finished Thursday's volatile trading session lower, at some point registering a more than 10% drop from its 2014 high, as part of a flurry of selling that's hit equity markets world-wide.
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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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2014/9/18
By Sara Sjolin and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--London's benchmark stock index moved firmly higher on Thursday, as Scots headed to the polls to decide whether to stay in the U.K. or become an independent country.
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2014/10/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 dodged a loss Tuesday, but shares of Burberry Group PLC were stuck in the red after the British luxury-goods maker sounded a cautious note about demand.
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2014/10/17
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 benchmark rose Friday, its first win in three sessions, but still fell over a week that saw fears about stagnating global growth drive the benchmark into a correction.
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2014/10/31
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks made solid gains on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index rounding off its best week since February, after the Bank of Japan took investors by surprise and announced more stimulus measures for the stumbling Japanese economy.
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2014/9/25
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved lower on Thursday after Bank of England Gov.
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2014/10/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--Most U.K. stocks were mired in the red on Friday, sending the FTSE 100 index lower for a fourth straight day.
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2014/9/25
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved lower in afternoon action on Thursday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signaled the central bank is inching closer to raising interest rates.
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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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2014/10/15
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks were slammed Wednesday, driving the FTSE 100 benchmark close to correction territory as worries about slowing global growth shook up equities throughout Europe and on Wall Street.
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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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2014/9/25
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks seesawed between small gains and losses on Thursday as investors were waiting for a speech by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney later in the day.
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2014/11/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index seesawed around the flat line on Thursday, with optimism over a dovish European Central Bank offset by declines for miners and AstraZeneca.
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2014/11/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Tracking other European markets lower, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index erased earlier gains on Tuesday after the European Commission cut its growth forecasts.
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2014/11/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index ended slightly higher after a wobbly session on Thursday, with optimism over a dovish European Central Bank offsetting declines among drug makers.
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2014/11/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index erased earlier gains on Tuesday, following other European benchmarks lower, after the European Commission cut its growth forecasts.
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2014/9/17
By Sara Sjolin and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index moved slightly higher on Wednesday, with investors encouraged by better-than-expected unemployment data, but remaining cautious ahead of the nearing referendum on Scottish independence.
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2014/10/23
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K. stock market ended in positive territory, spurred by optimism over better-than-expected data from the eurozone on Thursday.
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