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Pound and FTSE fall as no-deal Brexit fears resurface
Pound and FTSE 100 retreat as cross-party Brexit talks end after six weeks without an agreement.By Vicky McKeever - 17 May 2019, 15:30
Pound falls and FTSE rises as May agrees to set exit date
Sterling drops as Theresa May agrees to set timetable for her departure as prime minister in the first week of June.
FTSE rebounds as Trump tempers trade tensions
FTSE 100 rebounds from previous session losses as Trump hints at trade settlement with China in coming weeks, despite both sides increasing tariffs on exports.
Trade tensions hold back FTSE as Vodafone slides on dividend fears
FTSE 100 flat as US president Donald Trump considers slapping further $300 billion of tariffs on remaining Chinese imports
FTSE dips on US tariff hikes but investors hopeful of China deal
FTSE 100 closes only marginally in the red after Washington increases tariffs on Chinese exports, with investors hopeful US and China will reach trade resolution.
FTSE slips to six-week low on US-China trade tensions
FTSE 100 falls for third day in a row as miners and Asia-focused stocks weaken in response to US President Donald Trump accusing China of breaking a deal reached in trade talks.
HSBC helps FTSE rebound as Tesla's metal fears lift miners
FTSE 100 snaps three-day losing streak with HSBC leading the way, while reports Tesla is braced for metal shortages lifts mining stocks.
BlackRock small cap star Prentis to retire after 32-year career
BlackRock Smaller Companies trust manager Mike Prentis will be replaced by Citywire A-rated Roland Arnold on the £695 million trust.
Lloyds and miners turn FTSE red but Shell jumps on profits surprise
Disappointing results from Lloyds and another day in the red for miners weigh on FTSE 100 while Shell shares jump on forecast-beating profits.
Sainsbury’s shines on profits surprise as divi hopes lift Lloyds
Sainsbury's tops FTSE 100 as better-than-expected profits offset Asda disappointment while Lloyds jumps on hopes of dividend boost.