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Wall Street regains momentum on bank, tech stocks rally; VMW, JPM surge

 Wall Street regains momentum on bank, tech stocks rally; VMW, JPM surge

US stocks closed higher on Monday, May 23, lifted by gains in mega-cap technology and bank shares following eight straight weekly declines of the indices, the longest streak since the 2001 dot com bubble. The S&P 500 was up 1.86% to 3,973.75. Th...

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UK stock market rebound, FTSE 100 gains over 1%

UK stock market rebound, FTSE 100 gains over 1%

UK Market: The UK stock market recovered on Wednesday from the last session’s fall, tracking upbeat investors sentiments after reports of progress in peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up by over 1.25%, sup...

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UK stock market turn cautious amid uncertainty around war

UK stock market turn cautious amid uncertainty around war

UK Market: The UK stock market turned lower on Tuesday. Investors looked concerned about the prevailing uncertainty around the Russia-Ukraine war and fresh lockdown in China due to the rise of coronavirus cases. The blue-chip FTSE100 index was down b...

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FTSE 100 moves up supported by Persimmon & Taylor Wimpey

FTSE 100 moves up supported by Persimmon & Taylor Wimpey

UK Market: The UK stock market moved higher on Monday, following some positive developments surrounding the Russia-Ukraine talks. The blue-chip index FTSE 100 was up by over 0.3%, lifted by housebuilding stocks like Persimmon Plc (6.35%) and Taylor W...

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FTSE 100 bounces back, PE firm Apollo Global eyes Pearson

FTSE 100 bounces back, PE firm Apollo Global eyes Pearson

UK Market: The UK stock market made a decent bounce back on Friday. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up by over 1.3%. The index was supported by stocks like Pearson Plc (21.5%) and Polymetal International (12.3%). The mid-cap-focused FTSE 250 index a...

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US stocks slip after CPI tops 7.9% YoY; AMZN, CRWD rise

US stocks slip after CPI tops 7.9% YoY; AMZN, CRWD rise

Benchmark US indices retreated from the previous day’s gains to close lower on Thursday, March 10, after US inflation touched another 40-year high in February, fuelled by higher energy costs. The Labor Department said the consumer price index ...

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FTSE 100 declines over 1.5%, FCA suspends trading in Evraz

FTSE 100 declines over 1.5%, FCA suspends trading in Evraz

UK Market: The UK stock market turned lower on Thursday. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was down over 1.5%. Evraz Plc (LON: EVR) was amongst the top losers on the index. The financial regulator, FCA, temporarily suspended trading in the company’s...

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UK stock market moves higher, FTSE 100 reclaims 7,000 level

UK stock market moves higher, FTSE 100 reclaims 7,000 level

UK Market: The UK stock market moved higher on Wednesday. The blue-chip FTSE 100 reclaimed its 7,000 level, supported by stocks like Polymetal International Plc (55%), Evraz Plc (27%), International Consolidated Airlines (9.1%). These stocks witnesse...

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UK stock market extend recovery led by ITV & Evraz Plc

UK stock market extend recovery led by ITV & Evraz Plc

UK Market: The UK stock market extended the recovery on Tuesday, though once again, there was weakness in the early morning session. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was marginally down by 0.06%. The index was supported by stocks like ITV Plc (7.90%) and...

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FTSE 100 recoup early losses led by mining and energy stocks

FTSE 100 recoup early losses led by mining and energy stocks

  UK Market News: The UK stock made a dismal start on Monday as the Russia-Ukraine war intensified and entered the 12th day. The blue-chip FTSE100 index, however recovered its early morning losses. The oil & gas stocks like Shell Plc (7.19%...

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UK stock market suffers sharp dip, FTSE 250 index slips below 20,000

UK stock market suffers sharp dip, FTSE 250 index slips below 20,000

UK Market: The UK stock market plunged on Friday amid a sharp selloff in the global stock markets due to Ukraine’s nuclear fears. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was down by 3.07%, while the mid-cap focused FTSE 250 index dipped nearly 3% to trade...

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