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London stocks climb as AstraZeneca, Indivior jumps

12:16pm EST

British stocks ended higher on Tuesday after drugmaker AstraZeneca denied reports that its COVID-19 vaccine was less effective in the elderly population, while Indivior surged after its former parent withdrew a $1.4 billion legal claim.

London's FTSE 100 drops to near three-week low as virus risks weigh

Jan 25 2021

British stocks ended lower on Monday, with travel stocks leading the declines, as rising coronavirus infections and extended lockdowns raised worries of prolonged economic pain, while fashion retailers Boohoo and ASOS gained on merger deals.

FTSE 100 logs worst week since October-end on lockdown worries; Indivior jumps

Jan 15 2021

London's FTSE 100 slipped on Friday, posting its worst weekly performance since October-end, as fresh lockdowns due to surging COVID-19 cases dampened hopes of a swift economic recovery, while drugmaker Indivior gained on higher revenue forecast.

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 logs worst week since October-end on lockdown worries; Indivior jumps

Jan 15 2021

* British economy shrinks in November, first drop since April

London stocks rise on earnings boost, virus worries cap gains

Jan 14 2021

British shares ended higher on Thursday as a slew of upbeat corporate earnings supported investor sentiment at a time when rising cases of COVID-19 and fresh lockdowns across Europe raised concerns about fiscal health.

UPDATE 2-London stocks rise on earnings boost, virus worries cap gains

Jan 14 2021

Jan 14 British shares ended higher on Thursday as a slew of upbeat corporate earnings supported investor sentiment at a time when rising cases of COVID-19 and fresh lockdowns across Europe raised concerns about fiscal health.

British shares fall on virus risks; Persimmon tumbles

Jan 13 2021

London listed shares fell on Wednesday, as rising coronavirus cases and fresh lockdowns imposed across Europe raised caution about the near-term effects on the economy.

London's FTSE 100 drops on coronavirus cases, stronger pound

Jan 12 2021

British shares dropped on Tuesday as worries about increasing cases of COVID-19 and its impact on the economy coupled with a stronger pound overshadowed a set of upbeat earnings forecasts.

UPDATE 2-British stocks fall on COVID-19 risks; Signature Aviation, JD Sports surge

Jan 11 2021

Jan 11 London stocks ended lower on Monday as rising coronavirus cases across Europe stoked worries about its near-term economic impact, while Signature Aviation jumped on reaching an agreement for a takeover deal with Global Infrastructure Partners.

FTSE 100 falls on COVID-19 risks; Signature Aviation surges

Jan 11 2021

The FTSE 100 dropped on Monday as rising coronavirus cases across Europe stoked worries about its near-term economic impact, while Signature Aviation jumped on reaching an agreement for a takeover deal with Global Infrastructure Partners.

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