London Market Report Headlines

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 23

LONDON, April 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to up by 1 point according to financial bookmakers, while the FTSE 100 futures contract was also trading flat by 0620 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 2:25am EDT

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 23

LONDON, April 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to up by 1 point, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 1:56am EDT

Tue, Apr 22 2014

European shares rise early, Astra surges on M&A talk

PARIS, April 22 - European shares rose in early trade on Tuesday, adding to last week's rally, with AstraZeneca's stock surging on merger and acquisition talk.

Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to rise; drugmakers in focus

PARIS, April 22 - European stocks index futures rose early on Monday, with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fever set to boost shares in the pharmaceutical sector.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 22

LONDON, April 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by around 29 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday with bid fever set to boost pharmaceutical stocks, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks, M&A 22 Apr 2014

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 22

LONDON, April 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by around 29 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday with bid fever set to boost pharmaceutical stocks, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, M&A, Stocks 22 Apr 2014

Thu, Apr 17 2014

European shares' rebound stalls; Remy, SAP sink

PARIS, April 17 - European shares were steady in early trade on Thursday, halting the previous session's rebound as lower-than-expected U.S. results and a warning by SAP over the negative impact of a strong euro eclipsed dovish comments from the Fed.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 17

LONDON, April 17 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures edged down by 0.2 percent by 0620 GMT, with weak results overnight from Internet group Google seen weighing on technology stocks. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 17 Apr 2014

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 17

LONDON, April 17 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to up by 1 point on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 17 Apr 2014

Wed, Apr 16 2014

European shares bounce back as Tesco advances

LONDON, April 16 - European shares advanced on Wednesday to bounce back from the previous session's losses after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts, while a rise in retailer Tesco also lifted markets.

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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.