Mar 21, 2013 13:18 EDT
London shares closed lower on Thursday as traders looked past positive economic data to focus on bleak eurozone news, notably fallout from the Cyprus bailout impasse.
Mar 20, 2013 13:21 EDT
London shares closed lower on Wednesday as the government announced its intention to stick firmly to a barrage of austerity measures while unveiling the budget.
Mar 20, 2013 04:57 EDT
European stock markets opened higher on Wednesday following two days of losses caused by Cyprus' bailout uncertainty, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.23 percent to 6,456.09 points.
Mar 20, 2013 04:54 EDT
London's FTSE 100 opened higher on Wednesday following two days of losses caused by Cyprus' bailout uncertainty.
Mar 19, 2013 13:00 EDT
London shares closed lower as the 10 billion euros Cyprus bailout deal appeared headed for the rocks with MPs for the president's own party saying they wouldn't vote for it.
Mar 19, 2013 11:28 EDT
British finance minister George Osborne will order ministries to make a further £2.5 billion in cuts over the next two years in his budget this week, the government said Tuesday.
Mar 18, 2013 13:03 EDT
London shares lost ground on Monday on news that Cyprus, home to around 100,000 British people, plans to tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 15, 2013 13:22 EDT
London shares closed in the red on Friday in downbeat pre-weekend deals before the outcome of a major eurozone ministers meeting that seeks to agree a bailout for the Cyprus government.
Mar 15, 2013 04:47 EDT
London shares were steady in early trade on Friday, consolidating recent gains after US stocks again flirted with record highs overnight, dealers said.
Mar 14, 2013 13:16 EDT
London shares closed higher on Thursday as investors took heart from news that Ireland could become the first eurozone nation to emerge from its bailout programme and US jobless claims declined for a third straight week, dealers said.
Mar 13, 2013 13:33 EDT
European stock markets closed mostly in negative territory on Wednesday as traders cashed in recent gains and chewed over mixed eurozone inflation figures.
Mar 13, 2013 10:42 EDT
European stock markets fell on Wednesday, mirroring earlier losses in Asia, as traders cashed in recent gains and chewed over mixed eurozone inflation figures.
Mar 13, 2013 08:40 EDT
European stock markets fell on Wednesday, mirroring earlier losses in Asia, as traders cashed in recent gains and absorbed diverging eurozone inflation data.
Mar 13, 2013 04:31 EDT
London equities dropped at the start of trading on Wednesday following losses overnight in Tokyo and a mixed performance on Wall Street.
Mar 12, 2013 13:47 EDT
Shares in London closed a little higher on Tuesday, drawing support from more positive Eurozone macroeconomic news.
Mar 11, 2013 13:48 EDT
Shares in London strengthened at the close on Monday, gaining ground in tandem with a rally on Wall Street, where investors continued to draw confidence from last week's positive US jobs data.
Mar 11, 2013 13:41 EDT
European stock markets closed on Monday with mixed but mainly weaker results as disappointing Chinese economic data offset positive job numbers out of the United States, analysts said.
Mar 11, 2013 13:06 EDT
Europe's main stock markets closed after turning in mixed performances on Monday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies gaining 0.31 percent to 6,503.63 points.
Mar 10, 2013 06:44 EDT
Factfile on the Falkland Islands, which hold a referendum Sunday and Monday on their status as a British overseas territory:
Mar 08, 2013 12:22 EST
Shares in London strengthened at the end of trade on Friday with traders reacting to positive Chinese economic data and upbeat US jobs data.