The jobs and earnings data has lit a fire under the Footsie. Trade talks between the US and China have also aided sentiment
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The UK premier index finished down around 56 points at 6,721 on Monday
"A collective sigh of relief was felt across Oil markets after OPEC+ delegates successfully reached an agreement to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day," said Lukman Otunuga at FXTM
Footsie closed down 217 points today to 6,704, with 7,000 now seemingly a distant memory. .
FTSE 250 was also down - closing around 58 points lower at 18,271
The UK index of leading shares finished down over 39 points lower at 7,022.
The Footsie looked destined to finish well off the top but still sporting a handsome gain following a weekend of deals at the G20 and Opec meetings
The premier index of UK shares finished down nearly 59 points at 6,980. Mid-cap cousin FTSE 250 shed over 128 points at 18,480.
The FTSE 250 index, though, fell around 30 points to 18,609 on the day
The UK's premier blue-chip index closed down around 12 points at 7,004
Footsie closed the day down around 19 points at 7,016, with big miners in the losers list.
The FTSE 100 was set to break a losing streak, rising 58 points
The UK blue-chip benchmark closed down around seven points at 6,952
The UK blue-chip benchmark closed down nearly 90 points at 6,960, while the FTSE 250 shed nearly 55 points
Mid-cap cousin FTSE 250 was also higher. It surged over 218 points to close at 18,584.
If you are long blue-chip equities, the trend has not been your friend today