London Market Report Headlines

Fri, May 22 2015

European shares edge lower, Richemont slips after update

LONDON, May 22 - The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index edged lower in early trading on Friday, with Cartier owner Richemont leading the index lower after reporting lower profits.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday May 22

LONDON, May 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 7 to 9 points, or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, although futures were roughly flat ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 22 May 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday May 22

LONDON, May 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 7 to 9 points, or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The blue-chip FTSE 100 index ended 0.1 percent higher at 7,013,47 points, lon Thursday, with energy stocks tracking a rally in oil prices and miners banking on China further stimulating its economy. * HSBC - HSBC Holdings Plc is exploring the sale of its Br

Stocks, Markets 22 May 2015

Thu, May 21 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 21

LONDON, May 21 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to 3 points lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 21 May 2015

Wed, May 20 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday May 20

LONDON, May 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 was set to edge higher on Wednesday, with futures on the index up 0.1 percent higher ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 20 May 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday May 20

LONDON, May 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 was set to edge higher on Wednesday, with futures on the index up 0.2 percent higher ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 20 May 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday May 20

LONDON, May 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 1 to 5 points, or around 0.1 percent lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed up 26.23 points, or 0.4 percent at 6,995.10, led by Land Securities after it raised its dividend payout. * BARCLAYS, ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND - Five of the world's biggest banks, including Barclays and RBS, are

Stocks, Markets 20 May 2015

Tue, May 19 2015

European stock markets advance, lifted by ECB's Coeure comments

LONDON, May 19 - European shares gained ground on Tuesday after a leading European Central Bank (ECB) official said the ECB would front-load an asset purchase scheme, aimed at boosting growth, over the coming two months.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 19

LONDON, May 19 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 to 13 points higher, or up as much as 0.2 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 19 May 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 19

LONDON, May 19 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 to 13 points higher, or up as much as 0.2 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 19 May 2015

Mike Huckabee shows support for reality star with flawed past

Republican Mike Huckabee, a 2016 presidential candidate, has lent his support to the star of the TLC series 19 Kids and Counting, Josh Duggar, after it was discovered that the father of 19 had sexually molested under-age girls as a teen.