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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks advanced on Friday after data showed a surprise improvement in the construction sector and as better-than-expected growth figures from the euro zone sparked wider optimism across European financial markets.
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2013/12/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks slid in London on Tuesday with miners dropping after Chinese data pointed to slower growth in the industrial sector, offsetting an upbeat reading on manufacturing output in the U.K. The FTSE 100 index gave up 0.6% to close at 6,523.31, snapping a two-day winning streak.
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2014/2/26
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped for a second day on Wednesday, ahead of GDP data that will outline how different parts of the British economy contributed to growth in the fourth quarter.
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2014/2/25
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Miners drove the FTSE 100 index to its first loss in eight days on Tuesday as metals prices weakened, while HSBC added more pressure after a broker downgrade.
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2014/2/25
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Miners drove the FTSE 100 index to its first loss in eight days on Tuesday as metals prices weakened, while HSBC added more pressure after a broker downgrade.
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2014/2/3
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in London closed mostly lower on Monday, after U.K. manufacturing figures missed expectations and fell to a three-month low, while Chinese and U.S. data sparked a sharper global decline The FTSE 100 index dropped 0.7% to end at 6,465.66, marking the lowest closing level since mid-December.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks advanced on Thursday, with heavyweight Vodafone Group PLC posting one of the biggest gains after a well-received earnings report, while the broader market awaited the latest interest-rate decision from the Bank of England, due midday.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks advanced on Thursday, with heavyweight Vodafone Group PLC posting one of the biggest gains after a well-received earnings report, while the broader market awaited the latest interest-rate decision from the Bank of England, due midday.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- A much better-than-expected report on U.K. retail sales helped lift the FTSE 100 index on Friday, although a profit warning from Royal Dutch Shell PLC cut into the benchmark's gains.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in London stayed mostly lower on Monday, after U.K. manufacturing data missed expectations and fell to a three-month low.
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2013/10/21
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 advanced for an eighth straight day on Monday, with mining firms tracking metals prices higher and supermarket firms in the spotlight after a round of recommendation changes.
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2014/3/14
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks trimmed losses in the morning on Friday after construction data for January beat expectations, partly offsetting wider worries about tensions in Ukraine and an economic slowdown in China.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks declined for a third straight day on Thursday, led by banks and resource firms amid worries over a potential reduction in U.S. bond buys.
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2013/11/22
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 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 Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- London stocks pushed higher on the final trading session of the month, helped by gains in the banking sector, but a shortened U.S. session was keeping a lid on activity.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- London stocks largely brushed aside a downbeat U.S. jobs report Friday and pushed higher, with heavyweights like HSBC Holdings PLC and some oil majors on the rise, along with shares of Burberry Group PLC.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s benchmark stock index held on to gains on Thursday, breaking a three-day losing streak, after the Bank of England made no changes to its interest rate or asset purchases as was expected.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, but underperformed most other European markets after data showed the unemployment rate dropped faster than expected, fueling discussions the Bank of England may hike rates sooner than anticipated.
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2013/10/21
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 advanced for an eighth straight day on Monday, with mining firms tracking metals prices higher and supermarket firms in the spotlight after a round of recommendation changes.
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2013/10/9
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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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Most U.K. stocks advanced on Friday after data showed a surprise improvement in the construction sector and as better-than-expected growth figures from the euro zone sparked wider optimism across European financial markets.
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2014/3/21
By Sara Sjolin and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- London stocks climbed Friday, as gains for mining issues and banks guided the market's benchmark to its first weekly rise in a month.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index ended lower for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, marking the longest losing streak in almost two months as supermarket operators and Unilever PLC added pressure on the benchmark.
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2014/3/5
By Sara Sjolin and Barbara Kollmeyer, 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 for 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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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Following 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 and President Vladimir Putin said he wouldn't use military force yet.
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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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