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UK shares ride Sino-U.S. trade high; election result watched

12 Dec 2019

UK shares leapt on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and China were very close to a trade deal, providing a shot in the arm to what had been a wait-and-watch session for markets with Britons voting in an election.

UPDATE 2-UK shares ride Sino-U.S. trade high; election result watched

12 Dec 2019

* John Laing lags mid-caps (Adds news items, analyst comment, graphic, updates to closing prices)

Election takes edge off stocks with biggest British exposure

11 Dec 2019

Stocks most exposed to the British economy slipped on Wednesday on growing expectations of a close election outcome, while JD Sports dropped 10% after its top investor cut its stake.

UPDATE 2-Election takes edge off stocks with biggest British exposure

11 Dec 2019

* Dollar earners among top gainers on main bourse (Adds news items, updates share moves)

Midcaps slip on weak data; trade news cushions FTSE fall

10 Dec 2019

Britain's mid-cap index tumbled on Tuesday after lacklustre domestic growth data, while the FTSE 100 came off its earlier lows on a report that planned U.S. tariffs on China could be delayed.

UPDATE 2-UK midcaps slip on weak data; trade news cushions FTSE fall

10 Dec 2019

* UK GDP data underwhelming (Adds news items, analyst comments, updates to closing prices)

UK shares weaken, Tullow loses half its market cap

09 Dec 2019

London's exporter-heavy FTSE 100 inched lower on Monday as oil majors and Asia-exposed financials fell on China growth worries and as the pound strengthened, while a 72% slump in Tullow Oil single-handedly dragged down midcaps.

UPDATE 2-UK shares weaken, Tullow loses half its market cap

09 Dec 2019

* Tullow Oil plummets after co cancels dividend, CEO exits (Adds company news items, updates share moves)

FTSE 100 enjoys best day since July

06 Dec 2019

Banks and miners propelled London's FTSE 100 to its best day in more than four months on Friday as optimism around the Sino-U.S. trade talks rose, but recent mixed signals on prospects of a deal still led the index to its worst week in two months.

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 enjoys best day since July

06 Dec 2019

* Blue-chips still record worst week in 2 months (Adds news items, analyst comments, updates to closing prices)

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