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FTSE down amid euro nerves

News - Friday, December 09, 2011

The top share index in the UK fell further on Thursday as fears over the outcome of the crucial euro summit dominated the market. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was lower by 1.1 per cent, shedding more than 63 points to close at 5483.

FTSE falls as eurodeal looks in doubt

News - Thursday, December 08, 2011

The leading share index in the UK dropped on Wednesday as fresh concerns were raised about the viability of the deal being hammered out by euro finance ministers. By the close of the session, the FTSE 100 was lower by more than 21 points, dropping 0.4 per cent to reach 5546.

Credit warning dampens FTSE enthusiasm

News - Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The top share index in the country flatlined on Tuesday as a warning from one of the world's biggest credit agencies put an end to the excitement surrounding a potential end to the eurozone debt dilemma. By the end of the session the FTSE 100 was more or less where it started, shifting up by just 0.01 per cent, less than 1 point to finish on 5568.

FTSE up further as prospects look good for debt plan

News - Monday, December 05, 2011

The top share index in the UK was higher again during the first session of the week as hopes were raised that the ravaged eurozone could soon find a solution to their debt problems. By the end of the day the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.3 per cent, adding more than 15 points to hit 5567.

FTSE in three year record leap

News - Monday, December 05, 2011

The leading share index in the UK finished the week with a flourish, making the week the best on record for close to three years. By the end of the final session on Friday, the FTSE 100 was higher by a further 1.15 per cent, adding nearly 63 points to reach 5552.

FTSE revival short-lived

News - Friday, December 02, 2011

The top share index in the UK was lower again on Thursday despite looking as it was going to close higher for most of the day. By the end of the session the FTSE 100 was down by just over 16 points, losing 0.3 per cent to finish at 5489.

FTSE soars to an eight week surge over bank action

News - Thursday, December 01, 2011

The decisive movement by banks across the world to jointly inject liquidity into the market gave the limping FTSE 100 the shot in the arm it has been waiting for. By the end of the session on Wednesday, the top share index in the UK had rocketed by 3.2 per cent adding over 168 points to reach 5505.

FTSE up further as US boost sentiment

News - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The top share index in the UK was lifted once again on Tuesday as good news from across the Atlantic ocean improved the mood of investors. By the close of the session, the FSTE 100 was higher by 0.5 per cent, rising by more than 24 points to reach 5337, the third rise in a row.

FTSE rises as hopes increase over permanent eurozone fix

News - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The top share index in Britain climbed significantly on Monday as reports suggested that eurozone ministers were close to reaching an agreement over boosting the bailout fund. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was higher by 2.87 per cent, adding over 148 points to close at 5313.

FTSE boosted by bankers

News - Monday, November 28, 2011

The top share index in the UK finished the week more strongly than it started, as it rose on hopes that private firms would not be forced to participate in the eurozone bailout. By the close of trade on Friday, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.72 per cent, adding over 37 points to reach 5164.

FTSE hits worst run since 2003

News - Friday, November 25, 2011

The top share index in the UK continues its downward curve, making it the worst run seen in the market for nine years. By the close of trade the index was 0.24 per cent lower, finishing for the day at 5144.

FTSE falls further to reach 7 week low

News - Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The FTSE 100 index tumbled lower on Tuesday as energy and banking fears dominated trade. By the end of the session, the blue chips were lower by over 15 points to close down 0.3 per cent at 5206.

FTSE falls further to reach 7 week low

News - Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The FTSE 100 index tumbled lower on Tuesday as energy and banking fears dominated trade. By the end of the session, the blue chips were lower by over 15 points to close down 0.3 per cent at 5206.

FTSE on back foot; drops to six week low

News - Monday, November 21, 2011

The leading share index in the UK slid to a six week low at closing in the first session of the week as concerns over the possibility of a global recession hitting sentiment. By the end of the day, the FTSE 100 had slumped by 2.6 per cent, losing more than 140 points to bottom out at 5222.

FTSE falls as Cameron and Merkel at odds over action

News - Monday, November 21, 2011

The top share index in the UK slid further on Friday, ending the week down by 3.28 per cent. The last session saw the FTSE 100 close 1.11 per cent lower, a loss of 60 points to reach 5362.

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