London Market Report Headlines

Earnings lift European shares towards 2015 high

LONDON, April 24 - European shares rose in early deals on Friday, boosted by encouraging earnings reports, while global sentiment was lifted by a new record high for the U.S. blue-chip Nasdaq index.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 24

LONDON, April 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen edging higher at the open on Friday, with June futures on the index up 0.3 percent at 0630 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Thu, Apr 23 2015

European shares advance, Michelin leads

LONDON, April 23 - European shares rose towards 14-year highs on Thursday, with French tyre maker Michelin leading the automobile and auto parts sector higher after announcing its first-quarter results.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 23

LONDON, April 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening little changed on Thursday, with June futures on the index up 0.1 percent at 0635 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 23 Apr 2015

Wed, Apr 22 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 22

LONDON, April 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 2 to 6 points higher, or up as much as 0.1 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 22 Apr 2015

Tue, Apr 21 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 21

LONDON, April 21 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening about 6 points lower, or down 0.1 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 21 Apr 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 21

LONDON, April 21 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening about 6 points lower, or down 0.1 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 21 Apr 2015

Mon, Apr 20 2015

Telecoms firms lift Europe shares after Telenet-KPN Belgian deal

LONDON, April 20 - European shares edged higher early on Monday, led by the telecoms sector after Telenet's move to buy KPN's mobile telephony unit in Belgium.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday April 20

LONDON, April 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 35 to 36 points, or 0.5 percent higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.4 percent at 0645 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Stocks, Markets 20 Apr 2015

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday April 20

LONDON, April 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 35 to 36 points, or 0.5 percent higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.3 percent at 0624 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Markets, Stocks 20 Apr 2015
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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.