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Fed signals help FTSE 100 brush off Italy woes, buyout spurs Acacia

9:41pm IST

London's FTSE 100 ended higher on Friday as bolstered hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut stoked risk appetite, though the index's advances were reined in after political turmoil in Italy triggered a broad sell-off in bank stocks.

UPDATE 2-Fed signals help FTSE 100 brush off Italy woes, buyout spurs Acacia

9:36pm IST

* WPP down after rival Publicis cuts forecast (Adds news items, updates to closing prices)

Global trade worries weigh down FTSE 100; pub chain Ei surges on deal

18 Jul 2019

Britain's FTSE 100 followed other major stock markets lower on Thursday as initial batches of corporate earnings jangled nerves over global growth, while losses for London's mid-cap index were capped by a buyout of pub operator Ei Group.

UPDATE 2-Global trade worries weigh down FTSE 100; pub chain Ei surges on deal

18 Jul 2019

* Tobacco stocks up after Philip Morris results (Adds company news items, updates share moves)

Oil majors, poor earnings hammer FTSE 100

17 Jul 2019

The FTSE 100 index tumbled on Wednesday amid sharp falls in oil majors as investors priced in an overnight slide in crude to one-week lows, while downbeat trading updates knocked chemicals group Johnson Matthey and miner Fresnillo.

UPDATE 2-Oil majors, poor earnings hammer FTSE 100

17 Jul 2019

* Builder Galliford up on positive forecast (Adds company news items, updates shares)

Burberry leads FTSE 100 higher, mid-caps glide over sterling slip

16 Jul 2019

London's main index rose on Tuesday as Burberry scaled an 11-month high after its first-quarter update showed new designs boosted sales, and a weaker sterling aided exporter stocks, while mid-caps rose in a rare break from the domestic currency.

UPDATE 2-Burberry leads FTSE 100 higher, mid-caps glide over sterling slip

16 Jul 2019

* Burberry near one-year high after upbeat first-quarter update

UK's main index sees seventh straight day of losses, BoE comments lift midcaps

12 Jul 2019

London's FTSE 100 saw its seventh day in the red on Friday, its longest losing streak since 2015, led lower by losses in pharmaceuticals after the U.S. White House scrapped a rebate rule, while the midcap bourse jumped on prospects of lower interest rates.

UPDATE 2-UK's main index sees 7th straight day of losses, BoE comments lift midcaps

12 Jul 2019

* Lookers drops after profit warning (Adds company news items, updates share moves)

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