Articles From: FTSE 100 heads for lowest close in two months to FTSE rebounds from six-day losing run


By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks declined for a third straight day on Thursday, with banks and resource firms leading the charge south, as worries over a potential reduction in U.S. asset purchases weighed on global investing sentiment.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index slipped on Friday, deepening its weekly loss, with shares of TUI Travel PLC and miners leading the charge south.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- London stocks were set to end a lackluster week on a stronger note Friday as shares of retailers rebounded from recent downbeat news over holiday sales, and data showed industrial production stagnating in November.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K.'s FTSE 100 index moved higher on Wednesday, as minutes from the Bank of England's latest meeting showed unanimous consent for keeping policy on hold.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- London stocks remained under some pressure on Wednesday, even as broader European markets got a lift, though home-builders and shares of Aviva PLC and Kingfisher PLC were among the stand-out gainers.
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2013/12/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks showed positive moves on Monday, tracking an upbeat sentiment across Europe, with shares of Aggreko PLC rallying after a trading update.
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2014/3/5
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- After posting its biggest gain since July, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index pulled back on Wednesday, with investors largely ignoring a better-than-expected reading on the country's services sector in February.
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2013/10/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s benchmark stock index moved firmly higher on Thursday, with banks and mining firms in the lead, ahead of the latest monetary-policy decision from the Bank of England.
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2014/3/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- After a sharp prior-day loss, U.K. stocks moved firmly higher on Tuesday as tensions between Ukraine and Russia appeared to ease after Russian troops reportedly were ordered back to their bases.
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2014/2/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks advanced on Friday after data confirmed the country's economic recovery is on track, although heavyweight oil firms declined as oil prices weakened.
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2014/2/12
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved cautiously higher on Wednesday, as investors waited for the Bank of England's quarterly inflation report, where the central bank is widely expected to revamp its forward-guidance framework.
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2014/2/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index headed for its highest close in more than two weeks on Monday as mining firms tracked metals prices higher.
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2013/9/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved cautiously lower on Friday after data showed the country's economy made a slow start to the third quarter.
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2013/11/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks headed for a third straight day of losses on Thursday, led lower by Schroders PLC after the investment manager reported earnings, while investors also waited for the latest policy decision from the Bank of England.
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2014/3/19
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- London's FTSE 100 index moved cautiously lower at the open on Wednesday ahead of a busy day in the U.K, with the release of unemployment data, the latest Bank of England minutes and the U.K. government's budget for the coming year.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s benchmark stock index dropped from a four-week high on Thursday, with mining firms leading the charge south, while supermarket firms rose after a well-received earnings report from Wm.
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2014/2/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Earnings disappointment weighed on shares of ARM Holdings PLC and BP PLC on Tuesday, as markets struggled to regain composure after another heavy day of selling on Wall Street that hit sentiment across global markets.
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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The FTSE 100 Index (UK:UKX) traded flat on the day at 6,731.27. RSA Insurance Group PLC (UK:RSA) led the market gainers, adding 6.1% as investors turned optimistic that the troubled insurance company's Irish operations were an isolated incident.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch COPENHAGEN (MarketWatch) -- The U.K. benchmark stock index dropped on Friday, as mining firms moved lower along with metals prices and the broader market remained cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Resource firms and banks led the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index higher on Friday, as investors remained optimistic about the future of monetary policy in the U.S. after Federal Reserve Chairwoman nominee Janet Yellen defended quantitative easing.
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2013/8/8
By Nick Kostov LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The FTSE 100 index, recovering from four days of consecutive losses, advanced on Thursday after better-than-expected trade data from China gave mining firms a boost.
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By Nick Kostov LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The FTSE 100 was up on Friday, tracking a positive finish to trading in Asia, as more well-received data out of China gave miners a boost for the second day running.
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2013/12/5
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index was little changed on Thursday ahead of the monetary-policy decision from the Bank of England and the Chancellor of the Exchequer's update on the economy.
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2014/1/21
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index traded in tight ranges on Tuesday, with shares of Unilever providing support after a well-received earnings report, while miners added pressure as iron-ore prices declined.
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By Bao Ong, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- London stocks fell on Wednesday, with J.
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2013/12/18
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks traded higher on Wednesday after data showed the unemployment rate dropped faster than expected, providing further evidence the country's economy is recovering.
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2013/12/24
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch COPENHAGEN (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index headed for a fifth straight day of gains on Tuesday, with banks and oil firms helping lift the benchmark index in thin trade.
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2013/8/12
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index traded lower on Monday following two straight trading days in positive territory, with mining firms on the decline and Prudential PLC rising after reporting earnings.
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2013/12/20
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index headed for a 2.3% weekly advance on Friday, with banks and Carnival PLC pushing higher.
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2014/3/17
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index was on track to break a six-day losing streak on Monday, with Vodafone Group PLC boosting the benchmark after merger news and with mining firms tracking metals prices higher.
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