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London close: Stocks rally on US debt deal, payrolls report
London stocks racked up strong gains on Friday after the US Senate passed a bi-partisan agreement to raise the debt ceiling, and following the release of a stronger-than-expected non-farm payrolls report.
London close: Stocks rise on US debt deal optimism, China data
London stocks ended up on Thursday after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the debt ceiling bill agreed last weekend, and after the release of encouraging Chinese data.
London close: Stocks slump as Chinese data, US debt uncertainty weigh
London stocks ended sharply lower on Wednesday as weak Chinese data dented sentiment, and as investors eyed a Congress vote on a deal to avert US debt default.
London close: Stocks mixed on return from long weekend
London’s stock markets gave a mixed performance on returning from the bank holiday weekend on Tuesday, as market participants held onto hopes that a US debt ceiling deal would be approved this week.
London close: Stocks mixed amid renewed US debt ceiling hopes
London’s stock markets ended the week on a mixed note on Friday, with the benchmark index rising amid hopes of a nearing deal over the US federal debt ceiling.
London close: Stocks fall on stack of data, debt ceiling talks drag
London stock markets ended the trading session in the red on Thursday, weighed down by persisting investor concerns surrounding the lack of any clear progress in US debt ceiling discussions.
London close: Stocks fall on inflation data, debt ceiling standstill
London's main stock gauges closed in negative territory on Wednesday, after a higher-than-expected UK inflation report and as concerns over the unresolved US federal debt ceiling issue continued.
London close: Stocks lower on data, debt ceiling discussions
London's top share indices had dipped back into negative territory by the close of trading on Tuesday, driven by investor concerns over the looming deadline for raising the US federal debt ceiling.
London close: Stocks mixed on quiet day as focus turns to US
Stocks in London ended mixed on Monday, although movements were minor as investor attention was largely drawn to ongoing negotiations over the US federal debt ceiling.
London close: Stocks mixed as debt ceiling remains in focus
Trading in London closed with mixed performance on Friday as investors monitored negotiations between congressional Republicans and the White House to avert a potential US federal debt default.
London close: Stocks rise as US debt ceiling hopes simmer
London's stock markets ended Thursday's trading session on a positive note, buoyed by optimism around a potential deal to raise the US debt ceiling.
London close: Stocks weaker as debt ceiling talks drag on
London stocks closed in negative territory on Wednesday, with investor sentiment clouded by ongoing talks in Washington over the US federal debt ceiling, with a deadline swiftly approaching.
London close: Stocks mixed as jobless rate ticks higher
London stock markets closed in a mixed state on Tuesday, as investors juggled fresh economic data from the United States and the latest UK unemployment report.
London close: Stocks finish firmer on US debt ceiling hopes
Stocks in London closed on an upward trajectory on Monday, as investors shifted their attention across the pond towards ongoing discussions in the United States over the federal debt ceiling.
London close: Stocks mixed on data, US debt ceiling worries
London’s equity markets closed in a mixed state on Friday, as investors weighed fresh economic data from both sides of the Atlantic.
London close: Stocks lower as BoE goes for 12th consecutive rate hike
Stocks in London ended the trading day weaker on Thursday, as investors assessed the potential ramifications of the Bank of England's interest rate increase.
London close: Stocks weaker as US consumer inflation cools
London markets closed in the red on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest consumer inflation reading from the United States.
London close: Stocks weaker ahead of BoE, US inflation
London’s equity markets closed in negative territory on Tuesday, after the long weekend for the King’s coronation.
London close: Stocks rise as US payrolls beat expectations
Stocks in London closed higher on Friday as investors digested the latest nonfarm payrolls data from the US ahead of the King's coronation weekend.
London close: Stocks weaker on rate hikes, mixed data
Stocks in London closed lower on Thursday, as investors processed mixed economic data from both sides of the Atlantic.