London Market Report Headlines

Greek shares slump after anti-austerity party wins vote

PARIS, Jan 26 - Top Greek shares slumped more than 5 percent at the open on Monday after Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures in the wake of its victory in a snap election.

European shares fall at open after Greek election

PARIS, Jan 26 - European stocks fell at the open on Monday, trimming some of last week's sharp gains on heightened concerns the Greek election results could lead to renewed instability in Europe.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 26

LONDON, Jan 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 67 points lower, or down 1 percent, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 2:53am EST

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 26

LONDON, Jan 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 67 points lower, or down 1 percent, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 1:59am EST

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 26

LONDON, Jan 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 67 points lower, or down 1 percent, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 1:48am EST

Spreadbetters see Europe shares falling after Greek vote

PARIS, Jan 26 - European stocks were set to fall at the open on Monday, trimming some of last week's sharp gains, as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election.

Fri, Jan 23 2015

European shares extend rally on ECB boost

PARIS, Jan 23 - European shares rose in early trade on Friday, gaining ground for the seventh consecutive session, as investors cheered the European Central Bank's decision to buy government bonds.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday, Jan 23

LONDON, Jan 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is set to open 23 to 25 points higher, or up 0.4 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 23 Jan 2015

Thu, Jan 22 2015

European stock markets cheer ECB QE

PARIS, Jan 22 - European stocks rallied on Thursday, with a regional index ending at its highest closing level in seven years, after the European Central Bank unveiled a bond-buying scheme in a bid to revive the region's economy and stave off deflation.

European shares up for 6th day ahead of ECB decision

LONDON, Jan 22 - European shares rose for a six straight day early on Thursday as investors bet on the size and shape of a sovereign bond-buying programme the European Central Bank is expected to unveil later in the day.

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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.