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FTSE climbs as Japan boosts but China drags

News - Monday, January 14, 2013

The top share index in the UK moved upwards in the final session of the week, lifted by news that new Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled an ambitious new economic monetary stimulus package. By the end of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.33 per cent, reaching 6121.

FTSE inches up as US figures temper gains

News - Friday, January 11, 2013

The top share index in the country tiptoed higher during the penultimate session of the week as disappointing figures from the US stopped the market climbing higher. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was up by 0.05 per cent reaching 6102 and staying at a four year peak.

FTSE rockets to four year peak

News - Thursday, January 10, 2013

The top share index in the UK soared to the highest close since 2008 after the banking sector basked in the unexpected relief of being temporarily released from tighter capital requirements. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.74 per cent, up by 45 points to reach 6099.

FTSE falls as Euro figures disappoint

News - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The leading share index in the UK slipped slightly lower on Tuesday after employment figures from the eurozone showed a new record high for those out of work. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.18 per cent, closing at 6053.

FTSE tumbles as investors eye corporate results

News - Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The top share index in the UK moved downwards on the opening session of the week, with investors keen to ease off the pedal after the monumental start to the new year. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.41 per cent reaching 6065.

FTSE hits two year peak

News - Monday, January 07, 2013

The top share index in the UK roared to its highest close in nearly two years after data from the US sent investors into an optimistic frenzy. By the end of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.7 per cent reaching 6090.

FTSE rockets after US fiscal deal boosts

News - Monday, January 07, 2013

The leading share index in the UK shot higher on Thursday as the after effects of the US fiscal agreement helped to soothe anxious investors who had been holding their breath over the Christmas period. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher again, climbing by 0.33 per cent to close at 6047.

FTSE surges through 6000 as US reach fiscal agreement

News - Thursday, January 03, 2013

The top share index in the UK rocketed higher on Wednesday after warring politicians in the US finally managed to agree a compromise deal, just hours before the fiscal cliff was due to kick in. By the end of trade, the FTSE 100 was up by a whopping 2.2 per cent, adding 130 points to close at 6027.

Flat FTSE as investors eye impending fiscal cliff

News - Friday, December 28, 2012

The top share index in the UK ended the day exactly where is started after it re-opened following the Christmas break. With all eyes on the US, the FTSE 100 limped through the day to close at 5954, with no change recorded.

FTSE falters as all eyes on US

News - Friday, December 21, 2012

The leading share index in the UK had only muted gains on Thursday as the ongoing fiscal cliff fiasco in the US continued to corner all the attention in the market. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.12 per cent reaching 5958.

FTSE boosted by Santa rally but fiscal concerns restrain

News - Thursday, December 20, 2012

The top share index in the UK moved higher on Wednesday as pre-Christmas confidence helped to lift sentiment. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.43 per cent finishing on 5962.

FTSE buoyed by fresh US fiscal discussions

News - Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The top share index in the UK was lifted on Tuesday by news that the impasse reached over the impending fiscal cliff seemed to have been broken with President Obama putting forward new proposals. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.40 per cent reaching 5936.

FTSE tumbles as fiscal cliff looms

News - Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The top share index dropped further on Monday as the all-important deadline for the fiscal cliff in the US moved closer. By the end of trade, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.16 per cent, closing for the day on 5912.

FTSE drops as credit rating issues UK warning

News - Monday, December 17, 2012

The top share index in the UK fell on the last day of trading for the week after one of the top credit agencies issued a warning over the economic outlook. By the close of the day, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.13 per cent, reaching 5922.

FTSE stumbles over US fiscal concerns

News - Friday, December 14, 2012

The top share index in the UK dropped lower during the penultimate session of the week after negative comments from the US moved to dampen sentiment. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.27 per cent, reaching 5930.

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