London Market Report Headlines

Tue, Sep 2 2014

European shares edge up; Luxottica falls

PARIS, Sept 2 - European shares rose in early trade on Tuesday, bouncing within a recent tight range as investors await the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week before chasing stocks higher.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on September 2

LONDON, Sept 2 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 5-7 points, or 0.1 percent higher, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 02 Sep 2014

Mon, Sep 1 2014

European shares edge up on M&A, ECB speculation

LONDON, Sept 1 - European shares kicked off September a touch higher on Monday, helped by some mergers and acquisitions speculation and expectations of new monetary largesse in Europe.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 1

LONDON, Sept 1 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures contract for September edged up by 0.2 percent at 0630 GMT on Monday, with European stock markets buoyed by expectations of more central bank stimulus measures. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 01 Sep 2014

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 1

LONDON, Sept 1 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen open between 4 points higher and 7 points lower on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 01 Sep 2014

Fri, Aug 29 2014

European shares inch up early; Tesco tumbles

PARIS, Aug 29 - European shares rose in early trade on Friday, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation figures for the euro zone which may shed light on the European Central Bank's next move.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 29

LONDON, Aug 29 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 2 to 6 points, or as much as 0.1 percent higher, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 29 Aug 2014

Thu, Aug 28 2014

Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall on renewed Ukraine worries

LONDON, Aug 28 - European shares, the euro currency and Bund yields fell on Thursday after the Ukrainian president said Russian forces had invaded his country.

European shares edge lower, Essilor up on positive outlook

LONDON, Aug 28 - European shares edged down from one-month highs on Thursday following uncertainty regarding the European Central Bank's possible move to ease policy to stimulate growth in the region.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 28

LONDON, Aug 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures contract edged down by 0.1 percent on Thursday, with the cash market also set for a slightly weaker open according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 28 Aug 2014
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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.