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Micro Focus and AstraZeneca keep FTSE firing

Software firm and pharmaceutical giant help drive FTSE 100 to fresh four-month highs.

Brexit bar chat boosts FTSE as builders rally on delay hopes

Reports of UK chief negotiator Olly Robbins' overheard conversation in a Brussels bar boosts hopes of Brexit delay, buoying house builder shares.

Trade hopes boost FTSE as Plus500 crashes, Debenhams surges

Hopes of trade agreement between US and China coupled with breakthrough in Washington impasse buoys sentiment

Inside Bestinvest's £54.6 billion funds doghouse

Fund manager's torrid run results in his flagship Woodford Equity Income fund entering Bestinvest's Spot the Dog study of underperforming funds.

FTSE falls as SSE warns on profits, rekindles spin-off hopes

FTSE 100 edged lower with SSE the focus, as plans for energy services business offset profit warning following EU ruling.

FTSE falls as heatwave melts TUI, fire keeps burning Ocado

FTSE 100 falls into the red as travel group TUI issues profit warning and Ocado suffers second day of heavy falls after warehouse fire.

Trump halts FTSE party as Ocado goes down in flames

FTSE 100's winning streak stalls as State of the Union address fails to deliver signs of trade progress, while Ocado sinks after warehouse fire.

FTSE breaks through 7,000 as US jobs smash expectations

US economy adds 304,000 jobs in January, nearly double what investors had been expecting, helping FTSE 100 remain above 7,000.

Bennett’s McCarthy era ends as deputy quits after six months

Janus Henderson says Andrew McCarthy, who joined the group in July to work with European fund manager John Bennett, is leaving by ‘mutual agreement’

FTSE eyes 7,000 on dovish Fed and Shell, Diageo results

FTSE 100 joins global rally sparked by Federal Reserve pausing US interest rate rises and Shell and Diageo publishing good results