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G'day for miners as Australia repeals controversial tax
Miners drive FTSE higher after Australian Senate votes to repeal mining tax. Weir Group jumps on analyst upgrade.
Tesco troubles continue to weigh on FTSE and rivals
Tesco falls further as news of a big US investor reducing its stake follows Friday's dividend cut.
FTSE falls on claims Russia troops have entered Ukraine
Ukraine president effectively accuses Russia of invading. US growth figures point to earlier rate rise.
Foxtons tumbles on warning of property market slowdown
(Update) Asos meanwhile surges on reports of US bid for online fashion company.
Draghi drags FTSE higher with stimulus remarks
Prospect of quantitative easing in the eurozone sends FTSE 100 higher as it plays catch-up with European markets.
FTSE settles near three-week high ahead of Yellen speech
Investors wait for clues on interest rate rises from Fed boss.
Astra drives FTSE higher as Pfizer waits in wings
Healthcare stocks boost FTSE 100. Pfizer could make first steps towards new AstraZeneca bid next week.
Balfour tumbles after rejecting sweetened Carillion deal
FTSE 100 snaps five-day winning streak as falling metal prices in China weigh on miners.
Bank split as two MPC members vote for rate hike
7-2 vote marks the first time there has not been a unanimous decision by Bank of England interest rate setters in over three years.
Inflation fall hits pound and boosts house builders
The FTSE 100 rises but BHP Billiton is a big faller.