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MRM

  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 down after best day since February

    23 July 2021 - The FTSE 100 was down slightly on Thursday (22 July), a day after its best day since February, dragged lower by Unilever (ULVR).

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 slides as crude price slide hits oil stocks

    16 July 2021 - The FTSE 100 fell sharply on Thursday (15 July), with the falling price of brent crude hitting oil stocks.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 slumps on inflation and covid jitters

    09 July 2021 - The FTSE 100 was down on Thursday (08 July) on the back of combined covid and inflation fears.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 leaps higher as BoE governor quashes inflation fears

    02 July 2021 - The FTSE 100 made strong gains on Thursday (1 July) as the Bank of England governor calmed fears of persistent inflation.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 down on US Fed hike talk

    18 June 2021 - The FTSE 100 traded down on Thursday (17 June) as investors digested US Federal Reserve announcements around interest rates.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 flat as inflation soars in the US

    11 June 2021 - The FTSE 100 traded flat on Thursday (10 June) as investors chewed over higher-than-expected US inflation data.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 declines as travel stocks take a hit

    04 June 2021 - The FTSE 100 finished the day down on Thursday (3 June) as travel firms faced bad news from changes to the UK Government Covid travel green list.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 dips into the red

    28 May 2021 - The FTSE 100 dipped into the red on Thursday (27 May) following a largely uneventful day for major UK shares.

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  • Week in Review: Brighter economic outlook pushes FTSE 100 higher

    21 May 2021 - The FTSE 100 rose 1% to 7,019.79 on Thursday (20 May) as investors were heartened by an improving economic picture in Europe and the US.

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  • Week in Review: Inflation fears push FTSE 100 lower

    14 May 2021 - The FTSE 100 closed lower for the third time this week on Thursday (13 May) as fears over rising inflation continue to spook investors.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 leaps higher as Bank of England talks up economy

    07 May 2021 - The FTSE 100 leapt higher on Thursday (6 May) as the Bank of England (BoE) upgraded its forecasts for the UK economy (see Economic Update).

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 briefly tops 7,000 but falls away

    30 April 2021 - The FTSE 100 was flat on Thursday (29 April) despite briefly reaching above 7,000 again - the second time in a fortnight.

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  • Week in Review: Industrial and consumer stocks lift FTSE 100

    23 April 2021 - The FTSE 100 hopped higher on Thursday (22 April), boosted by industrial and consumer stocks.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 rival gathers pace as index nears 7,000

    16 April 2021 - The FTSE 100’s revival gathered pace on Thursday (15 April) as the index returned to pre-pandemic levels and ended the day within a whisker of 7,000.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 hits 13-month high on recovery hopes

    09 April 2021 - FTSE 100 hits 13-month high on recovery hopes

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  • Week in Review: Positive economic data boosts pound but sinks FTSE 100

    01 April 2021 - Better than expected economic data (see Economic Update) boosted the pound on Wednesday (31 March), which acted as a drag on the FTSE 100.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 hit by oil price slump

    26 March 2021 - The energy stock heavy FTSE 100 was dragged down by a steep fall in the price of oil on Thursday (25 March).

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  • Week in Review: FTSE calm as Bank of England holds rates

    19 March 2021 - Both the FTSE 100 and 250 were relatively flat on Thursday, posting small gains as the Bank of England announced it was holding interest rates at 0.1%.

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  • Week in Review: FTSE up as US stimulus deal calms markets

    12 March 2021 - Both the FTSE 100 and 250 rose in trading on Thursday as investors continued a markets revival after the US House of Representatives agreed a huge $1.9 trillion stimulus package for the world’s largest economy.

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  • Week in Review: Turbulent FTSE down on US market sell off expectations

    05 March 2021 - Expectations of more falls in US markets led the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 lower on Thursday (4 March).

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  • Week in Review: Plunging US share prices drag down FTSE 100

    26 February 2021 - Plunging US share prices dragged the FTSE 100 into the red following a relatively strong start for the UK’s blue-chip index on Thursday (25 February)

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  • Week in Review: FTSE 100 slumps following disappointing US jobs data

    19 February 2021 - Worse-than-expected US jobs data caused the FTSE 100 to slide on Thursday (18 February).

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  • Week in Review: Post-Brexit teething problems weigh on UK shares

    12 February 2021 - The FTSE 100 ended the day flat on Thursday (11 February), with some experts blaming post-Brexit trade friction with the European Union for the lacklustre performance of British shares.

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  • Week in Review: Soaring sterling acts as a drag on FTSE 100

    05 February 2021 - Soaring sterling acts as a drag on FTSE 100

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  • Week in Review: US market volatility makes UK investors nervous

    28 January 2021 - US market volatility makes UK investors nervous

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  • Week in Review: FTSE off slightly as Biden gets to work in Washington

    22 January 2021 - The FTSE 100 was down slightly on Thursday as Joe Biden’s term in office as US President got underway.

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  • Week in Review: Vaccine news breathes life into FTSE 100

    15 January 2021 - The FTSE 100 took off on Thursday (14 January) after reports that the Government was planning to ramp up its coronavirus vaccination programme.

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