Next misses out on London equity rally

FTSE 100 enjoys best weekly rally in three years

IC — December 20 highlights

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Advertising group WPP lights up FTSE 100

Financial stocks lead advance amid prospect of later US rate rise

InterContinental higher on urge to merge

FTSE 100 rose 2 per cent or 129.52 points to 6,466.00

FTSE 100 joins global stock rally

BT misses out after report of potential capital raising

Diageo drops as sales disappoint

FTSE 100 rallied to close up 4.65 points at 6,336.48

Aim expands on a flurry of activity

Queue of companies lining up to join junior market getting longer

Dixons Carphone bucks wider London losses

FTSE 100 makes broad retreat

Catlin gains on takeover speculation

FTSE 100 climbed 2.4 per cent or 149.11 points to 6,331.83

Rate expectations help cheer FTSE 100

Banking shares rise after stress tests soothe sector

BHP slips on worries over spin-off

FTSE retreats after failure of oil rally

Bank of Cyprus shares to resume trading

Bailed out lender may seek secondary listing in London

Bain to acquire CRH brickmaking units

Purchase of businesses includes clay and concrete units

Oil stocks help keep FTSE steady

Tullow Oil tops London’s main leaderboard as Brent crude rallies

Energy stocks spoil S&P year-end party

US S&P 500 energy sector down 16.5% this year

Football rights auction pressure hits Sky

FTSE 100 lost 2.5 per cent to 6,300.63, a 161.07 point decline

Petrofac leads London’s oil sector lower

Losses across Europe for oil stocks and Greece-exposed shares

FCA leak takes heat off exit fees debate

Life assurance shares fell sharply in March after Telegraph story

Investors warm to Shire’s independence

Drugmaker’s shares continue rally since collapse of takeover

Wood Group pleases with trading update

Energy services sector boosted by upbeat statement from John Wood