MARKET REPORTS UK
18 Aug
London close: Risk aversion grips FTSE, stocks lower on Trump and Barcelona attacks
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London's FTSE 100 index fell below a key technical level as Friday's session wore on, with travel stocks leading the retreat after the terror attacks in Barcelona and the large cabal of overseas focused companies hit by the dollar's weakness amid renewed concerns about the US Presidency.

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18 Aug
London midday: FTSE flops as Trump-risk aversion hits global markets
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London's FTSE 100 index fell below a key technical level as Friday's session wore on, with travel stocks leading the retreat after the terror attacks in Barcelona and the large cabal of overseas focused companies hit by the dollar's weakness amid renewed concerns about the US Presidency.

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18 Aug
London open: Stocks slide following Wall St wobble, airlines hit by Barcelona fears

London stocks nosedived in early trade on Friday, with airlines leading the retreat after the terror attacks in Barcelona and following steep losses overnight on Wall Street amid renewed concerns about the Presidency.

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18 Aug
London pre-open: Stocks to start lower on US politics, Barcelona attack
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Stocks are set for a lower open following steep losses overnight on Wall Street that saw the Dow Industrials register its biggest drop in three months and the S&P 500 its largest decline in more than a month.

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17 Aug
London close: Stocks succumb to profit-taking
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London stocks ended lower with financials taking a hit from a dovish set of US central bank policy meeting minutes.

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17 Aug
London midday: FTSE falls as dividends and banks weigh
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London stocks gave up more ground by midday on Thursday as a retreating oil price and dovish US central bankers hit lenders to offset a better set of retail sales data.

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17 Aug
London open: Stocks battle to stay flat after dollar dips on dovish Fed
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London stocks recovered from an initial dip to trade almost flat on Thursday morning after the release of a relatively dovish set of Federal Reserve meeting minutes overnight led to a positive Wall Street session.

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17 Aug
London pre-open: Slightly lower start expected
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Stocks are expected to come under slight pressure at the start of the day despite the release of a relatively dovish set of Fed meeting minutes overnight and a positive close to the trading session on Wall Street.

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16 Aug
London close: Stocks hold onto early gains after jobs report
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London stocks held on to Wednesday's early gains on the back of stronger-than-expected labour market data, fading geopolitical tensions and a rally for resources stocks.

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16 Aug
London midday: Stocks hold gains as pound shows life after wages surprise
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London stocks held on to Wednesday's early gains by midday as the pound rebounded on the back of labour market data, geopolitical tensions faded and resources stocks rallied.

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16 Aug
London open: FTSE climbs as oil rebounds and battered pound takes breather
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London stocks hopped higher in early trade on Wednesday, with only five constituent companies in negative territory as oil prices rallied and a positive lead was taken from Asia as geopolitical tensions faded.

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16 Aug
London pre-open: Employment report, US Fed minutes in focus
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Stocks are seen starting the session a tad higher ahead of the release of the August employment report and, later in the day, the minutes of the US central bank's most recent policy meeting.

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15 Aug
London close: FTSE higher after sterling hit by inflation data
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London stocks closed higher as sabre-rattling between the US and North Korea returned to background noise, while the pound slipped as inflation proved less than expected.

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15 Aug
London midday: FTSE climbs as pound dented by inflation data
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London stocks continued to rise on Tuesday as sabre-rattling between the US and North Korea returned to background noise, while the pound slipped as inflation proved less than expected.

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15 Aug
London pre-open: North Korea still in focus
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Stocks are set to start the session slightly higher as traders wait on the latest UK CPI data while monitoring the continuing newsflow coming from the North Korean peninsula.

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15 Aug
London open: Stocks nudge higher ahead of Brexit papers, inflation releases
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London stocks looked to bounce back for a second session as sabre-rattling between the US and North Korea returned to background noise, with traders focused on the UK's potential for a 'soft Brexit' and inflation data to come out later.

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14 Aug
London close: UK and European bourses as geopolitical rhetoric dies down
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London stocks staged a mini 'relief rally' on Monday as the sabre-rattling between USA and North Korea quietened ahead of what will be a busier week for European macroeconomic activity.

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14 Aug
London midday: StanChart and Pru lead equity relief rebound
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London stocks staged a mini relief rally on Monday as the sabre-rattling between USA and North Korea quietened ahead of what will be a busier week for European macroeconomic activity.

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14 Aug
London open: Stocks rebound with relief as geopolitical tension comes off boil
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London stocks started the week on the front foot, relieved as the battery of geopolitical concerns eased ahead of a busier week for macroeconomic issues.

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14 Aug
London pre-open: Shares seen inching higher, Chinese data weigh
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Stocks are seen starting the session slightly higher following telephone contacts over the weekend between US president Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart aimed at calming the situation, although a spate of weak data out of the Asian giant are expected to weigh on sentiment.

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