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Pound spikes after inflation fall while FTSE falters

by Daniel Grote on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:28

Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.

FTSE recovers as US rises on Citigroup cheer

by Daniel Grote on Apr 14, 2014 at 16:00

Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.

FTSE regains momentum on rates reassurance

by Daniel Grote on Apr 10, 2014 at 15:21

After a volatile day the FTSE 100 edges higher after confirmation that UK and US interest rates are on hold for the time being.

FTSE edges up as US tech stocks bounce back

by Daniel Grote on Apr 09, 2014 at 11:00

The overnight recovery in the US helps the FTSE 100 rise for the first time this week. Housebuilder Barratt Developments leads the way.

FTSE dips on US slump despite manufacturing boost

by Daniel Grote on Apr 08, 2014 at 11:23

FTSE falls as a fresh US sell-off and escalating tension in Russia and Ukraine outweigh strong UK manufacturing figures.

FTSE slumps as US sell-off weighs

by Daniel Grote on Apr 07, 2014 at 10:09

FTSE falls as traders reacted to a sell-off in the US late on Friday following worse-than-expected jobs figures.

FTSE extends gains on solid US jobs data

by Daniel Grote on Apr 04, 2014 at 14:56

US jobs data are slightly worse than expected, but the figures suggest the Fed is on track with taking the economy off emergency support.

FTSE shrugs off Draghi's 'monetary policy on the cheap'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 03, 2014 at 15:37

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, sat on his hands and left eurozone monetary policy unchanged, despite the threat of deflation.

FTSE steadies as US boost offsets ex-divi drops

by Daniel Grote on Apr 02, 2014 at 10:27

The FTSE 100 steadied near a three-week high as mining stocks rose in response to positive US manufacturing data.

FTSE edges up as Yellen eases rate rise concerns

by Daniel Grote on Apr 01, 2014 at 10:55

The FTSE rises after the head of the Federal Reserve spoke about 'considerable slack' in the US economy.

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