MARKET REPORTS UK
27 Mar
London close: FTSE falls on resources, financials as Trump's ability to deliver scrutinised
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Equities in London closed the day much lower with investors selling resources stocks and heading for gold on doubts about whether US President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on his healthcare and fiscal stimulus promises.

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27 Mar
FTSE 250 movers: Inchcape motors on; miners lose their lustre
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A positive note on Inchcape saw shares in the automotive services and retailer lead the risers on the FTSE 250.

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27 Mar
London midday: Stocks fall as pound rallies amid Trump policy doubts
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Stocks in London were weaker by midday on Monday as the pound rallied against the dollar amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his fiscal stimulus promises after Republican leaders withdrew his healthcare bill due to a lack of support.

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27 Mar
London open: Stocks drop after Trump's healthcare defeat
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Equity markets in London fell in early trade amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his plans for tax cuts and infrastructure spending after Republican leaders withdrew his healthcare bill at the end of last week due to a lack of support.

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27 Mar
London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker on Trump healthcare fail, Brexit
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London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday following a downbeat session in Asia, after Republican leaders withdrew Donald Trump's healthcare bill at the end of last week due to a lack of support.

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24 Mar
London close: FTSE drifts lower ahead of pivotal US Congress healthcare vote
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Equities in London spent most of the session adrift with a slightly negative bias ahead of the US congressional vote on President Donald Trump's Healthcare Bill, with little in the way of domestic corporate or economic news to provide firm direction.

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24 Mar
London midday: Stocks ebb as investors eye US healthcare vote
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Equity markets in London were a touch weaker by midday as the delay to a key healthcare vote in the US raised doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on other aspects of his agenda.

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24 Mar
London open: Stocks little changed; Smiths Group rallies on results
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London stocks were little changed in early trade on Friday following a slightly negative close in the US, where a key vote on a healthcare bill was postponed.

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24 Mar
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher on positive Asian cues
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London stocks were set for a slightly firmer open on Friday despite a downbeat close on Wall Street, as Asian shares advanced.

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23 Mar
London close: FTSE gains on clothing retailers after improved UK shop-sales data
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Equities in London rose to a positive close with the FTSE 100 enjoying a rise after UK retail sales for February came in stronger than expected and helped both clothes-related retailers and sterling higher.

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23 Mar
London midday: Stocks flat but pound pops higher after retail sales
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Equity markets in London were little changed by midday, but sterling popped higher following the release of better-than-expected retail sales figures.

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23 Mar
London open: Stocks nudge lower ahead of retail sales data
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London stocks nudged a little lower in early trade as investors eyed the release of UK retail sales data, amid ongoing worries about Donald Trump’s economic plans.

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23 Mar
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher but Trump worries remain
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London stocks were set for a slightly firmer open on Thursday following a steady session in the US, although worries about Donald Trump’s economic agenda remained.

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22 Mar
London close: FTSE lower as "Trump effect" wanes, Parliament attacked
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Stocks in London ended Wednesday lower as market watchers mulled a waning of the so-called "Trump effect," with traders rightly distracted by a potential lone-wolf terror attack at Parliament.

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22 Mar
London midday: Stocks slide as Trump trade fades
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Equity markets in London fell on Wednesday, with cyclical stocks on the back foot amid growing scepticism over whether US President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on his economic promises.

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22 Mar
London open: Stocks in the red following weak US, Asian sessions
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London stocks fell in early trade, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia.

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22 Mar
London pre-open: Stocks seen lower on downbeat US, Asian cues
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London stocks were set for a weaker open on Wednesday, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia.

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21 Mar
London close: Surge in UK inflation sees sterling, FTSE lower with miners suffering
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Stocks in London closed Tuesday convincingly lower as UK consumer inflation punched above 2% and market forecasts to send sterling lower amid dollar weakness, which served to undermine the Footsie and miners in particular.

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21 Mar
London midday: Stocks nudge lower as pound spikes on inflation data
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Stocks in London nudged a touch lower, while the pound popped higher as data revealed that UK inflation overshot the Bank of England's 2% target in February for the first time in more than three years.

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21 Mar
London open: Stocks flat as investors eye inflation figures
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London stocks were flat in early trade as investors eyed the release of key UK inflation data.

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