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FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
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6,027.85-5.00 (-0.08%)
As of 8:42AM BST. Market open.
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Previous close6,032.85
Open6,032.85
Volume0
Day's range6,011.89 - 6,052.91
52-week range4,898.80 - 7,689.70
Avg. volume930,007,303
  • London stocks track Asia gains on recovery optimism; BP jumps
    Reuters

    London stocks track Asia gains on recovery optimism; BP jumps

    The blue-chip FTSE 100 added 0.1%, with traders buying into energy, financial and consumer discretionary stocks on hopes of a broader economic rebound after data on Monday from around the world pointed at a sharp jump in factory activity. The mid-cap FTSE 250 rose 0.4%, led by a 5.6% jump for easyJet Plc as it said it planned to fly about 40% of its capacity over the rest of the summer, more than originally scheduled.

  • UK shares surge as upbeat factory activity data lifts global sentiment; HSBC drags
    Reuters

    UK shares surge as upbeat factory activity data lifts global sentiment; HSBC drags

    Lender HSBC slid 2.9% to its lowest since 2009 as the coronavirus crisis saw it flag mounting bad debt charges and miss profit expectations, sending the FTSE 100 to its lowest since mid-May, before sentiment turned. Data showed British manufacturing output last month grew at its fastest pace in nearly three years, while Germany reported an expansion for the first time since 2018. Earlier in the day, China - one of UK's major trading partners, also reported growth in factory output.

  • BP cuts dividend as losses swell on poor oil demand
    BBC

    BP cuts dividend as losses swell on poor oil demand

    The oil giant warns the coronavirus pandemic could weigh on demand for a "sustained period".