The FTSE 100 Index slid by 1.5% today - its third day of losses - as figures showed the world's largest economy created far fewer jobs than expected in March.
The UK well-intervention arm of oilfield service business Aker Solutions has reported a drop in profits, despite rising demand at home and abroad.
The FTSE 100 Index struggled to find direction today as fears of a potential gridlock over budget measures in the US continued to plague investors.
The prospect of a knife-edge US presidential election shook investors' confidence and sent the FTSE 100 Index lower today.
The FTSE 100 Index struggled to find direction today as better-than-expected figures on the US economy offset disappointing updates from Apple and Amazon.
The FTSE 100 Index started the fourth quarter strongly today as positive economic data from the US and renewed optimism over Spain's banks boosted investor confidence.
London's main market held firm today despite news of a shock 0.7% slump in UK output.
The FTSE 100 Index closed 10 points higher at 5,681.6 today despite weak economic data from the US.