London shares ended Friday on a negative note amid fresh jitters about the Ebola virus and weak Chinese property data.
London shares ended Friday on a negative note amid fresh jitters about the Ebola virus and weak Chinese property data. Yesterday
UK stocks fell on Friday morning after the FTSE 100 hit its highest level in two weeks the previous session, with investors treading cautiously after another reported case of Ebola in the States. 2 days ago
UK stocks experienced some selling pressure on Friday morning after rising to their highest in two weeks, as renewed concerns about the spread of Ebola weighed on market sentiment. 2 days ago
Reports of a new case of Ebola in the States, together with upcoming EU bank stress test results and German consumer confidence figures, are all set to provide a drag on UK markets at Friday's opening bell. 2 days ago
UK supermarkets held back London shares on Thursday after beleaguered Tesco reported lower first half profits and said the hole in its accounts was bigger than thought. 2 days ago
Estate agency group Foxtons plunged after it delivered a profit warning after being hit by the slowdown in the UK property market. The company said that full-year operating profits would be "below the prior year figure of £49.6m". 2 days ago
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