MARKET REPORTS UK
20 Jan
London close: Stocks end session lower as Trump sworn in as US President
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The FTSE 100 ended Friday’s session a touch lower as traders awaited the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th US President.

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20 Jan
London midday: Stocks flat ahead of Trump's presidential inauguration
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London stocks were flat on Friday as traders assessed UK retail sales and China trade data while looking ahead to the inauguration of Donald Trump later in the day.

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20 Jan
Europe midday: Investors cautious ahead of Trump inauguration

European stocks were little changed on Friday, as investors grew cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, with basic resources in the red following uninspiring Chinese growth figures.

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20 Jan
London open: Stocks flat but miners drop on China data; Trump eyed
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Stocks in London were little changed in early trade, although miners slumped on disappointing Chinese data, as investors looked to the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump later in the day.

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20 Jan
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher as Trump inauguration eyed
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Stocks in London were set to kick the session off just a touch higher on Friday, as investors look to the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump later in the day.

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19 Jan
London close: FTSE falls as ECB's Draghi strikes dovish tone on inflation
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The FTSE 100 closed in the red as the pound strengthened and as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi struck a dovish tone on inflation.

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19 Jan
London midday: FTSE falls ahead of ECB policy decision
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The FTSE 100 edged lower on Thursday as the pound strengthened and as investors looked ahead to the European Central Bank’s latest policy decision.

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19 Jan
London open: Stocks little changed as investors sift through trading updates
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Stocks in London were little changed in early trade as investors sifted through a raft of trading statements ahead of the latest rate announcement from the European Central Bank.

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19 Jan
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher; ECB announcement eyed
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Stocks in London were set for a slightly firmer open on Thursday as investors eyed the latest rate decision from the European Central Bank.

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18 Jan
London close: FTSE gains as pound falls on hard Brexit plans
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The FTSE 100 closed higher on Wednesday as investors continued to digest the implications of a hard Brexit.

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18 Jan
London midday: FTSE gains as traders continue to mull May's Brexit speech
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The FTSE 100 rose on Wednesday as the pound reversed gains from the previous session and investors continued to mull Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech.

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18 Jan
Europe midday: Stocks mixed as investors digest earnings, inflation data
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European stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors digested earnings from Pearson, ASML and Burberry and eurozone inflation data.

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18 Jan
London open: Stocks nudge higher despite profit warnings; jobs data eyed
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Stocks in London edged higher in early trade despite a series of profit warnings, as investors looked to the release of some key jobs data.

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18 Jan
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher after Tuesday's losses; jobs data eyed
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Stocks in London were set for a firmer open on Wednesday following heavy losses in the previous session on the back of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech, with the pound likely to be in focus again.

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17 Jan
London close: FTSE falls as pound strengthens after Theresa May's Brexit speech
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The FTSE 100 closed in negative territory on Tuesday as the pound strengthened after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed the government’s Brexit plans.

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17 Jan
London midday: Stocks decline as Prime Minister makes Brexit speech
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London stocks dropped on Tuesday as traders fixated on a Brexit speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.

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17 Jan
London open: Stocks edge lower ahead of May speech, inflation figures
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Stocks in London edged lower in early trade as investors eyed the release of UK inflation data and a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on her plans for Brexit.

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17 Jan
London pre-open: Stocks seen lower ahead of May speech, inflation data
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Stocks in London were set to open a little lower on Tuesday as investors eyed the release of UK inflation data and a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on her plans for Brexit.

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16 Jan
London close: FTSE falls on Brexit uncertainty, drop in banking shares
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London stocks were in the red on Monday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of a key Brexit speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.

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16 Jan
London midday: FTSE flat as Brexit worries intensify
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The FTSE 100 was flat on Monday at midday as the pound plunged on Brexit worries and as banking shares slumped.

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