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Thursday preview: easyJet reports third quarter results 23 Jul 2014 | 15:57
easyJet is expected to report a "relatively reassuring" third quarter update on Thursday despite a recent drop in the share price amid a number of market concerns, according to Numis.
US open: Corporate earnings, tech stocks bolster market 23 Jul 2014 | 17:12
US stock futures jumped as Apple lifted technology stocks after saying the long wait for new products is nearing an end.
Market overview: FTSE 100 gains after BoE minutes 23 Jul 2014 | 16:30
1630: Close The FTSE 100 closed up 2.81 points to 6798.15 after the Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney said interest rate increases will be more restrained than in the past. He warned that the economy still faces challenges. The BoE also released minutes from its last meeting which showed policymakers all agreed on keeping interest rates at 0.5% and asset purchases at £375bn. Topping the FTSE 100 was Capita after impressing investors with a strong set of interim results. The firm said that pre-tax profits rose 15% to £238m during the half, which was helped by £1.3bn of major contract wins, as it hiked its interim dividend by over 10%.
London close: Stocks rise as Carney stresses gradual rate hike 23 Jul 2014 | 17:00
UK stocks gained after the Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney said interest rate increases will be more restrained than in the past as the economy continues to face challenges.
Europe close: Stocks higher after BoE minutes, Carney speech 23 Jul 2014 | 17:00
European stocks were mostly higher after Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney stressed that interest rate rises would be gradual.