Ashtead hit by US slowdown fears

FTSE 100 index edges higher

UK banks back in favour as scandals abate

Lenders’ stocks are potential star performers as economy improves

FCA must not delay publishing HBOS report

Shareholders want to know if Lloyds knew it was buying a ‘lemon’

Synergy sinks as takeover talks teeter

UK stocks climb as Greek deal hopes trigger wider market rebound

US rig numbers help Weir Group buck trend

FTSE 100 fell 1.2%, off 82.73 points to 6,948.99

Bid hopes from US trigger Colt pick-up

FTSE 100 rises for a fifth straight day

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Risks not reflected in bank fine reaction

Full litigation risk clouded by lack of regulatory transparency

UK inflation chart

Care needed in defeating deflation

Battle against falling prices must not become too successful

Tullow jumps on South American optimism

FTSE 100 climbs to a fourth straight gain

GSK unmoved by broker talk of takeover

FTSE 100 rose 0.2 per cent to 7,007.26, its third straight gain

BHP slides in wake of South 32 split

Weaker metals prices weigh on rest of London-listed miners

Circassia deal signals UK biotech revival

Share placement shows fresh appetite for life-science drug groups

Aveva profits fall on oil price plunge

Software maker hit by weaker demand from energy groups

Bid revival hopes boost Aveva

FTSE 100 edged higher by 0.1 per cent or 8.38 points to 6,968.87

Earnings worries weigh on Wood Group

Miners and oil stocks drag FTSE 100 down slightly

TalkTalk boosted as bears cut their losses

London stocks edge up despite headwinds from ex dividend shares

Euro rally leaves Dax near correction

Currency boost takes toll on German exporters and multinationals

Hargreaves up on stable London trading

FTSE 100 steadies after two days of sharp falls

Anglo American avoids broader market woes

Break-up speculation buoys miner

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