London Market Report Headlines

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday Sept. 3

LONDON, Sept 3 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 49 to 52 points higher, or 0.9 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Wed, Sep 2 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday September 2

LONDON, Sept 2 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 24 to 30 points higher on Wednesday, or up around 0.5 percent, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.5 percent at 0619 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 02 Sep 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday September 2

LONDON, Sept 2 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 24 to 30 points higher on Wednesday, or up around 0.5 percent, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 189.40 points lower, down 3 percent, on Tuesday at 6,058.54, with all but one FTSE 100 stock in negative territory after a slump in the manufacturing sector in China. * TESCO - The UK retailer picked private equity

Stocks, Markets 02 Sep 2015

Tue, Sep 1 2015

European shares fall after China manufacturing contraction

LONDON, Sept 1 - European stocks fell on Tuesday after weak manufacturing data from China raised fresh concerns over the health of its economy and hit Asian markets.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Sept. 1

LONDON, Sept 1 - UK stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday after data showed China's manufacturing sector was in the grip of its worst slump in several years, with FTSE 100 equity futures down 1.7 percent at 0607 GMT.

Stocks, Markets 01 Sep 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Sept. 1

LONDON, Sept 1 - UK stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday after data showed China's manufacturing sector was in the grip of its worst slump in several years, with FTSE 100 equity futures down 1.7 percent at 0607 GMT.

Markets, Stocks 01 Sep 2015

Mon, Aug 31 2015

European shares head for worst month in four years

LONDON, Aug 31 - European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, plagued by sliding Chinese stocks and the threat of a U.S. rate increase as early as September.

Fri, Aug 28 2015

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

(Updates futures, adds news) LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were down 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by

Stocks, Markets 28 Aug 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

(Adds futures) LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were flat ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by concerns over Chinese growt

Stocks, Markets 28 Aug 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by concerns over Chinese growth. * British consumer morale unexpectedly rose in August to m

Stocks, Markets 28 Aug 2015
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