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As of 11:04 30 April 2017 - Market closed
index value 24615.79 index change: -53.81 index change percentage: down -0.22%
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24669.78
Previous close
24615.79
52 week high
24694.75
52 week low
18920.99

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28.04.2017

12:29

Barclays pulls FTSE 100 lower

Shares in the bank drop more than 5% despite it reporting a doubling in profits.
08:05
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FTSE struggles

London is a touch higher at the open, with Barclays falling almost 3%.

RBs, however, is up 3.4%, bringing gains this year for the bank to more than 16%. 

27.04.2017

17:16

FTSE 100 closes lower

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The FTSE 100 closed lower after weak oil and commodity prices weighed on the index. It fell 51.55 points, or 0.71%, to 7,237.17 points. 

Miners BHP Billiton, Fresnillo and Glencore were among the worst performers - down 4.75%, 3.82% and 3.15% respectively. 

Lloyds Banking Group and house-builder Persimmon gained 2.31% and 2.36% respectively, after both published strong results. 

16:56

Pound hits seven-month dollar high

The pound pushes above the $1.29 mark but the FTSE 100 share index falls.

26.04.2017

17:18

FTSE 100 ticks up at the close

Standard Chartered shares made the biggest gains after profits nearly doubled.

25.04.2017

18:46

London share prices edge higher

FTSE 100 index closes 11 points higher at 7,276.
17:22

FTSE 100 closes higher

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UK stocks edged higher on Tuesday as a Europe-wide rally after the first round of the French election lost steam. 

The blue-chip FTSE 100 index ended up 0.15%, with financials, energy and healthcare stocks supporting gains. 

Among the top risers were Hikma Pharmaceuticals, up 3.42%, miner Glencore, up 2.19% and medical products maker Convatec Group, up 1.8%.

However, shares in Whitbread slumped 7.13% after it reported annual results. 

Profits at the Costa Coffee-owner rose, but it said it remained "cautious" about prospects for the next 12 months.

24.04.2017

17:59

FTSE 100 up 2% as European stocks rally

Shares across Europe see sharp gains following the first round of France's presidential election.
12:58
Breaking

Market rally continues

The market rally on the back of Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidental election continues. 

The FTSE 100 has held onto its gains to be up 1.7% at 7,236 points. On the continent it's a similar story with France's CAC-40 still 4.5% higher and Germany's DAX up almost 3%.

Energy firms are the biggest FTSE losers due to government plans to cap household energy bills. Centrica is down 4.5%, with SSE off 3.2%.

21.04.2017

17:42

M&S share rise fails to lift FTSE 100

London share prices slumber on a quiet day for corporate and economic news.
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