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Shashwat Awasthi

Oil heavyweights, exporters guide FTSE 100 close to seven-month high

23 Apr 2019

London's main index sprang to a near seven-month high on Tuesday as oil majors leapt on the back of tighter U.S. sanctions on Iran and exporters benefited from a weaker pound as Brexit jitters returned.

UPDATE 2-Oil heavyweights, exporters guide FTSE 100 close to 7-month high

23 Apr 2019

* Thomas Cook jumps on M&A speculation (Adds company news item, updates to closing prices)

FTSE 100 dips on sluggish euro zone PMI, Unilever sparkles

18 Apr 2019

Britain's FTSE 100 retreated slightly on Thursday after downbeat euro zone PMI data and as investors booked profits before the long Easter weekend.

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 dips on sluggish euro zone PMI, Unilever sparkles

18 Apr 2019

* Ex-dividend trading drags several stocks lower (There will be no UK stock market report on Friday and Monday on account of Easter holiday. Reuters will resume coverage on Tuesday, April 23)

UK shares at six-month highs, JD Sports leaps on profit beat

16 Apr 2019

Asia-focused financial stocks, gaining on upbeat data from China, and a weaker sterling thrust London's main index to levels not seen since October, while mid-cap retailer JD Sports hit a record high after a forecast-beating profit.

UPDATE 2-UK shares at 6-month highs, JD Sports leaps on profit beat

16 Apr 2019

* Galliford slides on mid-caps (Adds company news items, updates to closing prices)

UPDATE 2-Office space provider IWG soars on sale of Japan business

15 Apr 2019

* IWG Shares jump 20 pct (Adds analyst comments, details, shares)

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 up as financials, miners lead charge; Plus500 tanks

12 Apr 2019

* Pets At Home skids after CPPIB sells stake (Adds news items, updates to closing prices)

Brexit delay lifts mid-caps to six-month high; growth fears bruise FTSE 100

11 Apr 2019

Fears of a global economic slowdown and uncertainty over trade policies kept Britain's main share index subdued as miners were tugged lower, but UK-focused stocks rallied after a second Brexit delay as the mid-cap index scaled a six-month high. | Video

UPDATE 2-Brexit delay lifts mid-caps to 6-mth high; growth fears bruise FTSE 100

11 Apr 2019

* Brexit delay aids financials, housebuilders, airlines (Adds news items, analyst comment, updates to closing prices)

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