With economic growth in the world's largest economy surprising to the downside, miners and oil stocks were sold off on Friday, dragging the Footsie near to its lowest levels of the day by the close. Meanwhile, uncertainty in regards to debt-swap talks in Greece continued to weigh on investors' minds. [27 Jan '12]
Premier Oil met its year-end production target rate of 60 thousand barrels of oil equivalents per day (kboepd) in 2011, helped by the start of of two major projects in Asia in the fourth quarter. [19 Jan '12]
Footsie has battled its way above 5500, and there are just a handful of the top-share index's constituents that are not participating in the advance, including banking titans Lloyds, Standard Chartered, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland. [23 Dec '11]
The top-share index briefly broke through the 5500 barrier this morning but could not sustain it, as traders' thoughts turn to mince pies, mulled wine and a dash to the shops for a bit of last minute Christmas shopping - and, while they are at it, to check that the shops are still in business. [23 Dec '11]
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