Strong results from mining heavyweight Alcoa and slowing inflation in China were lifting resource stocks in London today, with ENRC, Vedanta, Rio Tinto, EVRAZ and Anglo American all making strong gains. [9 Apr '13]
Miners were making impressive gains by Tuesday lunchtime after price rises in China slowed more than forecast in March, increasing hopes that the People's Bank of China will hold off from tightening policy for the time being. [9 Apr '13]
The FTSE 100 opened strongly on Tuesday, taking its cue from a decent finish on Wall Street after bellwether Alcoa reported better-than-expected profits in the first quarter, kicking off earnings season with a bang. [9 Apr '13]
Mining companies were on the rise after Tradenext highlighted opportunities for potential upside in the sector following the sell-off in recent weeks, though these opportunities are high risk, the broker warned. [4 Apr '13]
The FTSE 100 was little changed by Thursday lunchtime as the Bank of England (BoE) voted to monetary policy on hold, as all eyes turn to the European Central Bank (ECB) ahead of its policy decision in the coming hours. [4 Apr '13]
Markets opened slightly lower in London on Thursday despite a much-welcome boost for the Japanese economy announced overnight, as investors kept their powder dry ahead of policy decisions from the Bank of England (BoE) and the European Central Bank (ECB) this afternoon. [4 Apr '13]
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