London Market Report Headlines

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

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 28

LONDON, Aug 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 6 to 7 points, or 0.1 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 28 Aug 2014

Wed, Aug 27 2014

European shares pause after brisk 2-1/2 week rally

PARIS, Aug 27 - European shares were steady in early trade on Wednesday, pausing after their brisk 2-1/2 week rally, with data showing German consumer morale falling for the first time in more than 1-1/2 years denting investors' appetite for stocks.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 27

LONDON, Aug 27 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening lower on Wednesday, with September futures on the index down 0.2 percent at 0624 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 27 Aug 2014

Tue, Aug 26 2014

Europe shares trim Monday's gains; UK stocks play catch up

PARIS, Aug 26 - European shares slipped in early trade on Tuesday, trimming the previous session's sharp gains that were fuelled by prospects of further stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 26

LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 36-37 points, or 0.5 percent higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 26 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.