What’s happening this week?
London stocks finished weaker yesterday, with the FTSE 100 falling 0.39% at 6,889.12, and the FTSE 250 losing 0.44% to close at 22,153.55.
Sterling had a more positive day, last advancing 0.23% against the dollar to $1.3738, and gaining 0.21% on the euro to €1.1539.
In the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.16%, to 33,745.4, the S&P 500 fell 0.02%, to 4,127.99 and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.36%, to 13,850.00.
In company news:
Amsterdam-based Just Eat Takeaway.com has announced that its first-quarter orders surged by 79% to 200 million orders compared to 112 million a year earlier.
Property developer Retirement Villages Group has announced a £2bn plan to build 5,000 retirement homes across 40 urban sites in the UK over the next ten years.