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GBP strength dampens FTSE breakout

The FTSE100 is holding its post-Bank holiday jump above 7585, but back from its 7640 best of the day. Helping risk appetite are Miners welcoming fresh USD weakness, giving metals prices a boost,

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Bunzl: Confidence in fresh supply

Income seekers have welcomed profits growth of 10% allowing for a similarly generous 9% hike in the interim dividend while the company continued to expand, with its first acquisition (albeit

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NAFTA: Part dos

Calls for a positive open come after an ebullient start to the week on Wall St, where the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit fresh record highs after a successful resolution

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Slow and steady into the long weekend

The FTSE100 is offering muted positivity into the weekend, as the effect of the weak USD is helping metals and energy prices rebound from recent lows and hence helping FTSE’s

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A new man from the land down under

FTSE 100 Index called to open -10pts at 7552, still trading sideways and looking to end the week’s last session in the same position where it began. Bulls need a

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FTSE’s standing pat

The FTSE100 is in an indecisive mood today, basically flat since the start of the trading session. Stronger USD, boosted by the fresh round of US trade tariffs on Chinese

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CRH: Paving the road to the future

Building materials manufacturer CRH is the top gainer on the FTSE 100 in early morning trading after releasing its latest results, once again proving investor mantra that guidance is king

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Yet another trade war fusillade

FTSE 100 Index called to open -5pts at 7570 (-4pts from ex-div adjustment), continuing the narrowing sideways pattern seen over the last 5-6 trading days, as falling highs battle rising lows.

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Trump fought the law and the law won

The FTSE100 is refreshingly bullish, building on the positive example set by Wall St, with considerable support from FTSE’s heavyweight Energy sector after last night’s unexpectedly large build in API Oil

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Trump in the legal firing line

FTSE 100 Index called to open -30pts at 7535, extending the 3-week downtrend, though coming off overnight 7517 lows. Bulls need a break above 7564 Tuesday’s close to attempt an