News by: Daniel Grote
Markets won't let another short week get in the way of churning out a whole heap of economic data.
Insurers notch up gains but the FTSE 100 is weighed down by nerves over tensions between Russia and the West.
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Another fall in inflation does not dent economists' confidence of interest rate rises at the beginning of next year.
Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.
Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.
After a quiet few days on the data front, markets will have plenty to get their teeth stuck into over the coming week.
After a volatile day the FTSE 100 edges higher after confirmation that UK and US interest rates are on hold for the time being.
No tax penalties for those who change mind and pensioners handed more time to decide what to do with their savings.
Former City minister quits embattled group just four months after being brought in to reform corporate structure.
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The overnight recovery in the US helps the FTSE 100 rise for the first time this week. Housebuilder Barratt Developments leads the way.
FTSE falls as a fresh US sell-off and escalating tension in Russia and Ukraine outweigh strong UK manufacturing figures.
FTSE falls as traders reacted to a sell-off in the US late on Friday following worse-than-expected jobs figures.
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The eyes of investors will be on Washington next week, as global policymakers gather for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings.
US jobs data are slightly worse than expected, but the figures suggest the Fed is on track with taking the economy off emergency support.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, sat on his hands and left eurozone monetary policy unchanged, despite the threat of deflation.
The FTSE 100 steadied near a three-week high as mining stocks rose in response to positive US manufacturing data.
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