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US close: Stocks end mixed despite positive developments in Ukraine
Sat 19 April 2014 12:08
US stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Thursday despite upbeat economic data and a possible breakthrough in the Ukraine crisis, as investors digested mixed corporate earnings.
Europe close: Stocks rise as US initial jobless claims beat estimates
Thu 17 April 2014 16:59
European stocks climbed after a better-than-expected report on US weekly jobless claims.
London close: Barclays rises ahead of strategy update
Thu 17 April 2014 16:57
US open: Stocks edge lower as corporate earnings come in mixed
Thu 17 April 2014 14:52
US stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Thursday despite upbeat economic data as investors digested mixed corporate earnings and ongoing developments in Ukraine.
Europe midday: Remy Cointreau weighs on beverage stocks, Diageo
Thu 17 April 2014 11:59
European shares slumped as the US, European Union and Russia met in Geneva to begin talks on easing tensions between Kiev and Moscow.
London midday: Markets flat as Ukraine crisis dampens risk appetite
Thu 17 April 2014 11:55
UK stocks were broadly flat on Thursday ahead of the long weekend as tensions between Russia and Ukraine continued to intensify.
Asia: Nikkei flat despite Kuroda comments, Tankan report
Thu 17 April 2014 09:06
Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Thursday despite supportive comments from Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda and as the latest Tankan report showed confidence at Japanese manufacturers grew in April.
London open: Diageo leads stocks lower ahead of Easter weekend
Thu 17 April 2014 08:26
UK stocks fell on Thursday morning as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the four-day weekend amid ongoing turmoil in Ukraine.
Europe open: France on the road to recovery after policy measures
Thu 17 April 2014 08:14
European stocks were little changed after France unveiled measures to cut spending in an effort to repair public finances.
London pre-open: Subdued start expected ahead of long weekend
Thu 17 April 2014 07:33
UK stocks are set to open slightly lower on Thursday as investors adopt a cautious stance ahead of the four-day weekend amid ongoing turmoil in Ukraine.
US close: Stocks finish higher for third day, Google plummets after hours
Wed 16 April 2014 20:35
US stocks closed higher for the third day in a row on Wednesday as positive data from the Federal Reserve's 'beige book' and crowd-pleasing earnings from stocks such as Yahoo!
US midday: Stocks rise ahead of holiday weekend
Wed 16 April 2014 17:35
US stocks rose for the third straight day on Wednesday after well-received earnings from and outweighed a surprise first-quarter loss reported by .
London close: Stocks finish on upbeat note
Wed 16 April 2014 16:59
A strong finish to today's session put an end to the recent pattern of losses amongst UK companies, with so-called 'momentum' stocks providing a lift alongside several strong earnings reports.
Europe close: Stocks rise as investors weigh UK and US data
Wed 16 April 2014 16:58
European stocks rose as the UK unemployment rate fell and reports showed an increase in US housing and industrial activity.
US open: Yahoo and Intel lead markets higher, but BofA falls
Wed 16 April 2014 14:24
US stocks rose for the third straight day on Wednesday after well-received earnings from Yahoo! and Intel outweighed a surprise first-quarter loss reported by Bank of America.
London midday: Sports Direct, Burberry and Tesco lead markets higher
Wed 16 April 2014 11:30
A recovery by so-called 'momentum' stocks and a host of well-received corporate earnings gave UK markets a lift on Wednesday, helping the FTSE 100 to bounce off a three-week low.
Europe midday: Stocks rise as UK jobless rate falls
Wed 16 April 2014 11:18
European stocks rallied as the UK unemployment rate fell more than expected.
Asia: Stocks rise after China GDP data
Wed 16 April 2014 09:18
Stock markets in Asia rose on Wednesday as the latest data showed China's economy expanded more than expected in the first quarter of the year.
London open: Stocks bounce off three-week low as Tesco gains
Wed 16 April 2014 08:42
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Europe open: Stocks rise as China economic growth beats forecasts
Wed 16 April 2014 08:25
European stocks climbed as investors weighed a report that showed faster-than-expected growth in China and awaited the release of a report on Eurozone inflation.
London pre-open: FTSE set for early gains
Wed 16 April 2014 07:30
UK stocks are set to recover some of its recent losses this morning, as investors track gains in the US and Asia amid a raft of company releases.
US close: Stocks end higher as US inflation rises
Tue 15 April 2014 20:42
US stocks closed on a high note as investors weighed earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson and a rise in inflation.
Europe close: German stocks hit as Russian units enter Ukraine
Tue 15 April 2014 17:03
European stocks took a sharp turn for the worse in afternoon trading as reports began to filter in that parts of Russia's elite 45th Guards airborne regiment had been spotted in eastern Ukraine.
London close: FTSE down as Russian units spotted in Ukraine
Tue 15 April 2014 16:59
It was another negative finish in the City on Tuesday as concerns about Ukraine, mixed corporate news, and disappointing Chinese, UK and German data all weighed on sentiment.
US open: Stocks rise as US inflation accelerates
Tue 15 April 2014 14:34
US stocks gained as investors reacted positively to results from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, and a pick-up in inflation.
London midday: Stocks edge lower as investors digest data, earnings
Tue 15 April 2014 11:30
UK stocks were trading with small losses on Tuesday on a busy day for economic data and corporate news across the globe, with analysts citing a lack of catalysts to push markets higher.
Europe midday: Stocks slid as German investor confidence falls
Tue 15 April 2014 11:22
European stocks declined as German investor confidence fell for a fourth month in April.
Asia: Bargain hunters boost Tokyo, Hong Kong falls after credit data
Tue 15 April 2014 08:53
Stock markets in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as bargain hunters pushed up equities in Tokyo while the latest credit data from China sparked heavy selling pressure in Hong Kong.
London open: Stocks fall after China data and mixed corporate news
Tue 15 April 2014 08:28
UK stocks opened with small losses on Tuesday morning after yet more disappointing economic data from China and mixed reactions to a host of company announcements.
Europe open: Stocks mixed ahead of German confidence data
Tue 15 April 2014 08:21
European stocks were little changed ahead of the release of UK inflation data and a report on German investor confidence.
London pre-open: FTSE to inch slightly lower at opening bell
Tue 15 April 2014 07:40
UK stocks are set to open with a small decline this morning after Chinese data revealed a slowdown in new credit.
US close: Citigroup, retail sales give Wall Street a lift
Mon 14 April 2014 21:00
Stronger-than-expected earnings from Citigroup and upbeat retail sales lifted US stocks on Monday, as sentiment recovered after a heavy sell-off last week.
London close: Stocks rise despite tensions in Ukraine
Mon 14 April 2014 16:59
UK stocks managed to finish in positive territory despite growing tensions in Eastern Europe.
Europe close: Stocks little changed amid Ukraine turmoil
Mon 14 April 2014 16:59
Euro-area stocks were little changed as European officials weighed tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.
US open: Stocks rise as retail sales increase more than forecast
Mon 14 April 2014 14:47
US stocks rose as a report showed retail sales in the world's biggest economy grew more than expected.
Europe midday: Stocks slide as Ukraine turmoil rises
Mon 14 April 2014 12:00
European stocks were in the red as pro-Russian militants ignored a deadline to leave the eastern border of Ukraine or face military action.
London midday: Sell-off continues on Ukraine crisis, but defensives gain
Mon 14 April 2014 11:40
UK markets picked up where they left off on Monday morning with little respite from the selling pressure experienced last week amid heightened tensions in Ukraine.
Asia: Markets mixed ahead of China growth figures
Mon 14 April 2014 09:03
Stock markets in Tokyo nursed slim losses on Monday, tracking a weak close on Wall Street, although bargain hunters limited bigger losses.
London open: Stocks at three-week low as Ukraine tensions rise
Mon 14 April 2014 08:35
UK markets got off to a subdued start on Monday morning as stocks paused at a three-week low, with sentiment still fragile after the sell-off last week.
Europe open: Russia braces for Ukraine military action
Mon 14 April 2014 08:19
Stocks in the euro-area were mostly lower as tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated.
London pre-open: FTSE set to slide as Ukraine crisis builds
Mon 14 April 2014 07:40
A negative start to the week is very much on the cards today, as geopolitical tensions in Eastern Europe boiled up over the weekend and both Asia and US stocks finished their most recent sessions on a downbeat note.
US close: JPMorgan leads banks lower as sell-off continues
Sat 12 April 2014 09:37
US stocks slumped again on Friday as a pick-up in consumer confidence was overshadowed by ongoing concerns about steep valuations as first-quarter earnings season got into full swing.
London close: FTSE ends week on sour note as stocks plunge
Fri 11 April 2014 16:59
UK stocks ended Friday's session having suffered steep losses as technology stocks dragged on the back of a significant sell-off in the US last night and continued early in today's trading.
Europe close: Tech stocks provide drag on markets
Fri 11 April 2014 16:51
European stocks ended the week lower as technology stocks tumbled following heavy falls on the Nasdaq Composite the previous session.
US open: Sell-off continues as JPMorgan misses forecasts
Fri 11 April 2014 14:28
US stocks slipped on Friday after disappointing results from financial bellwether JPMorgan Chase & Co dampened stocks in the heavyweight banking sector.
Europe midday: Stocks fall after slate of inflation data
Fri 11 April 2014 11:40
European stocks were in the red as investors weighed inflation data in Germany, Spain and China, while the waited on the latest quarterly earnings from US financial sector heavyweights JP Morgan and Wells Fargo.
London midday: Tech and airline stocks drag UK markets lower
Fri 11 April 2014 11:30
UK stocks fell over one per cent on Friday morning as sentiment took a hit in the wake of the worst single-day slump on New York's Nasdaq Composite since late 2011.
Asia: Stocks fall as yen gains and Chinese inflation dips
Fri 11 April 2014 10:21
Asian stocks were on Friday dragged down by a stronger Japanese yen and a fall in Chinese inflation.
London open: Tech stocks drag UK markets lower after Nasdaq sell-off
Fri 11 April 2014 08:35
There were just a handful of risers on the FTSE 100 on Friday morning as stocks dropped sharply, tracking a dramatic sell-off on US and Asian equity indices overnight.
Europe open: Stocks fall after German inflation data
Fri 11 April 2014 08:27
European stocks declined as German inflation in March reached the lowest point in almost four years.
London pre-open: Stocks to track US markets firmly lower early on
Fri 11 April 2014 07:40
The City is set for a downbeat start to today's session after stocks in the States slumped, particularly on the Nasdaq, which suffered its worst single-day performance since November 2011.
US close: Sell-off resumes as Nasdaq drops 3.1 per cent
Fri 11 April 2014 07:04
Selling pressure intensified on Thursday afternoon on Wall Street, leading to the worst one-day percentage loss for the Nasdaq Composite index since late 2011 as investors continued to dump stocks that have performed well in recent months.
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