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FTSE 100 closes the week higher as the UK economy returned to growth.
US stocks rose as investors braced for a crucial bank earnings season and digested the latest employment data which showed rise in unemployment.
The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs in March showing payroll growth moderate. This comes after ISM Manufacturing and ADP Private Payroll numbers came in worse than Wall Street was expecting for the month. While some economic data may show the U.S. is in a recession, the impressive thing is “the labor market is still doing okay,” Apollo Global Management Chief Economist Torsten Slok told Yahoo Finance Live. If there’s a tightening in credit conditions, Slok adds that the economic slowdown could “come a bit harder and the labor market could slow down faster.”You can watch Yahoo Finance's Brad Smith, Seana Smith, and Brian Sozzi's full interview withTorsten Slok here. Key video moments:0:00:10 Economic data indicates recession0:00:29 Labor market still okay*Note: Apollo Global Management is Yahoo Finance’s parent company
Yahoo Finance Live’s Jared Blikre breaks down how stock futures are moving following the release of the March jobs report.
Shell's strong trading points to another bumper buyback
The index was led by United Utilities Group.
Volatile quarter finishes with a flourish
The UK blue chip index has bounced back after the surprise rise in UK inflation.
FTSE 100 finishes lower following as banks suffer again.
Yahoo Finance Live’s Brad Smith breaks down how stock futures are moving ahead of an upcoming manufacturing data release.
The FTSE 100 index held firm but stayed off session highs as US stocks wavered.
London’s blue chip index fell back, conceding some of Monday’s strong gains.
The UK's blue-chip index failed to secure gains on Thursday.
FTSE 100 ends positive week above 8,000.
The FTSE 100 has closed at 8,012 points tonight, up 14 points or 0.18%, having hit an intraday high of 8047 points this morning.
FTSE 100 just below new session highs.
BP is worth more than £100bn for the first time in three years
UK blue chip have hit fresh all-time highs.
The rally comes as hopes build that the UK economy could fare better in 2023 than feared.
Yahoo Finance Live’s Jared Blikre breaks down how stock futures are reacting to the January jobs report.
Bank of England ups rates by 50 basis points to highest level since 2008.
Stocks lower on Wall Street as investors brace for another rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
UK stocks climb in global rally.
London’s blue-chip index fnished in the red.
UK public borrowing increased by more than expected last month as the government ploughed billions into its subsidies for household bills.