London Market Report Headlines

Fri, Oct 24 2014

European shares fall early after New York Ebola case

PARIS, Oct 24 - European shares fell in early trading on Friday, reversing the previous session's gains, as investors fretted about news that a doctor who had recently returned to New York from West Africa had tested positive for Ebola.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 24

LONDON, Oct 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 25 to 30 points lower, or as much as 0.5 percent on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 24 Oct 2014

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 24

LONDON, Oct 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 25 to 30 points lower, or as much as 0.5 percent on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 24 Oct 2014

Thu, Oct 23 2014

Michelin, Unilever lead European shares lower as results disappoint

LONDON, Oct 23 - European stocks fell early on Thursday as weak results from French tyre-maker Michelin and consumer goods group Unilever added to a subdued tone for global equities overnight.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

LONDON, Oct 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 December futures contract fell 0.5 percent on Thursday, with the cash market also set to decline with weak results from supermarket store Tesco and consumer goods group Unilever likely to weigh on the market. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 23 Oct 2014

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

LONDON, Oct 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 38-40 points, or 0.6 percent lower, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 23 Oct 2014

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Europe shares dip on report of stress-test failures

PARIS, Oct 22 - European shares reversed early gains and dipped on Wednesday morning, with traders citing worries over potential failures in the European Central Bank's ongoing bank stress tests.

Europe shares inch up; earnings help lift sentiment

PARIS, Oct 22 - European shares inched higher in early trading on Wednesday, extending the previous session's sharp gains, with a raft of positive corporate results from companies including ABB and Husqvarna lifting sentiment.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday, Oct 22

LONDON, Oct 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with December futures on the index up 0.3 percent at 0626 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 22 Oct 2014

Tue, Oct 21 2014

European shares dip early; Total falls after CEO dies

PARIS, Oct 21 - European shares fell in early trading on Tuesday, adding to the previous session's losses as data showing a slowdown in Chinese economic growth kept investors on edge, offsetting better-than-expected quarterly sales from Apple.

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.