MARKET REPORTS UK
26 Apr
London close: FTSE higher ahead of Trump's tax reform unveiling
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Stocks in London ended Wednesday on a positive note ahead of US President Donald Trump's big unveiling of his much-anticipated tax reform proposals.

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26 Apr
London midday: Stocks drift ahead of Trump's 'big announcement' on tax
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London stocks were drifting sideways by midday as investors sifted through corporate news and held off from making any big bets either way ahead of US President Donald Trump's announcement on tax reform.

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26 Apr
London open: Stocks little changed as investors eye Trump announcement
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London stocks were little changed in early trade on Wednesday as investors sifted through corporate news and awaited a big announcement on tax reform from US President Donald Trump.

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26 Apr
London pre-open: Stocks seen muted as attention turns to Trump
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London stocks were set for a muted open on Wednesday as investors awaited an announcement on tax reform from US President Donald Trump.

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25 Apr
London close: FTSE consolidates Macron gains as gaze turns to US tax reforms
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Stocks in London spent Tuesday consolidating their gains after Monday's sprint higher on the outcome of the first round of voting in France's presidential election, with traders now turning their attentions to potential US tax reforms.

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25 Apr
London midday: Stocks edge higher but Whitbread slumps on outlook
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London stocks had edged higher by midday as investors sifted through corporate news, with trading a little subdued compared with the strong gains of the previous session.

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25 Apr
London open: Stocks flat as investors pause for breath
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London stocks were little changed in early trade as investors paused for breath following strong gains in the previous session, when sentiment was underpinned by hopes that centrist Emmanuel Macron will win France's presidential elections.

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25 Apr
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors continue to cheer Macron
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London stocks were set for another positive day on Tuesday, taking their cue from upbeat sessions in the US and Asia as investors continued to bet that centrist Emmanuel Macron will win the French presidential elections.

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24 Apr
London close: FTSE firmly ahead on Macron cheer
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Stocks in London ended their Monday firmly ahead as investors took cheer from centrist and pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron winning the first round of France's presidential election.

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24 Apr
London midday: Stocks rise as investors bet on Macron
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London stocks were trading higher by midday, tracking their European counterparts amid expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French election.

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24 Apr
London open: Stocks push higher amid French election relief
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London stocks rallied in early trade, tracking their European counterparts amid expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will beat off far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French election.

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24 Apr
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors eye French election
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London stocks were set for a positive open on Monday as investors digested the first round of the French presidential elections.

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21 Apr
London close: FTSE loses 3% over week as retail sales add to gloom
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London stocks finished the week on a weaker footing, with the FTSE 100 dropping for a sixth consecutive day even as the pound slipped on the release of disappointing UK retail sales figures.

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21 Apr
London midday: Stocks, pound slip after disappointing retail sales
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London stocks had slipped into the red by midday while the pound lost ground following the release of disappointing UK retail sales figures.

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21 Apr
London open: Stocks nudge higher ahead of retail sales; Paris shooting in focus
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London stocks nudged higher in early trade as investors eyed the release of UK retail sales figures and digested the terror attack in Paris late on Thursday, with earnings also in focus.

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21 Apr
London pre-open: Stocks seen muted; retail sales, Paris shooting in focus
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London stocks were set to kick off the final session of the week in a rather muted fashion as investors eyed the release of retail sales figures and digested the terror attack in Paris late on Thursday.

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20 Apr
London close: Talk of tax hikes for middle class hits shares
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Strength in Sterling capped gains on London's top flight index following the Shadow Chancellor's remarks that Labour would look into taxing higher income earners more heavily.

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20 Apr
London midday: Stocks nudge lower as investors mull earnings
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London stocks had edged lower by midday on Thursday as the pound held firm against the dollar, having gained ground on news of a snap general election in June.

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20 Apr
London open: Stocks little changed as investors sift through corporate news
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London stocks were little changed in early trade, while the pound held firm against the dollar as investors sifted through corporate news.

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20 Apr
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch lower as pound stays firm
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London stocks were set for further small losses at the open on Thursday as the stronger pound continues to weigh on the index, after the currency gained on the back of Theresa May's call for a snap general election.

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