Bargain hunting helped London's equities rebound following the recent FTSE 100 weakness.
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The market has been seeming complacent on Trump’s tough protectionist rhetoric..until now
The UK premier share index closed 2.58 points, or 0.03% to stand at 7,631
The UK's top share index shed over 131 points at 7,633, while mid-cap brother FTSE 250 was also lower
The FTSE 100 has clawed back all of this morning's losses and some, while the ECB has unveiled plans to end its quantitative easing programme in December
It is the second time Trump has mentioned the issue of high oil prices, having previously mentioned it in April
With the Trump-Kim meeting and various pieces of economic data behind us, all eyes are turning to Parliament, which is set to vote on amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill today and tomorrow
The UK pound shed 0.38% against the Euro, while it was off 0.30% against the US dollar.
Footsie closed out down around 23 points at 7,681 and was also down on the week as a whole, off around 0.26%
The UK's premier share index closed down 7.97 points, or 0.10% at 7,704
The UK's premier index added over 25 points at 7,712, with resource stocks taking up four of the top five positions.
The UK's index of leading shares finished down around 54 points at 7,686 on Tuesday.
In the currency market, sterling was down 0.48% against the Euro, while it lost 0.28% against the US dollar.
The UK blue-chip index finished at 7,701 - up 0.31%, but was down on the week, off around 0.46%. .
Tariffs are to be imposed on steel and aloooooooooomin'm imported from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.
The UK blue-chip index had a surge near the close of play and added nearly 57 points