Financial markets' focus over the coming would be on the latest inflation readings on either side of the Atlantic.
Travel stocks paced losses on the second-tier index at the end of the week as investors continued to speculate on the potential for further rate hikes from the Bank of England.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 180. 85 points, or 2. 37%, closing Friday's session at 7,461. 87.
London’s stock market concluded a lacklustre trading week with losses across the board on Friday, as continued investor concern over the recent interest rate hike weighed heavily on shares, particularly in the housebuilding sector.
Stocks on the Continent fell after the release of much weaker than expected readings for euro area factory and services activity.
CLS Holdings was on the list of director buys on Friday, after an entity linked to its deputy chairman picked up one million shares.
88 Energy updated the market on its Hickory-1 flow testing programme and post-well analysis on Friday, reporting that it was planning to conduct flow tests on multiple zones within the Hickory-1 well, with all zones expected to yield positive results based on reservoir characteristics.
United States-focussed base and precious metals explorer and producer Phoenix Copper updated the market on the short-term $2m loan facility on Friday, which was first announced on 24 March.
Oil and gas investor Reabold Resources announced on Friday that, further to its announcement on 12 June, it has completed a further investment in LNEnergy .
US stocks were again on the back foot with Wall Street's main indices on track to break a five-week winning streak.
Unbound Group responded to recent press speculation on Friday, over the possible implementation of a restructuring plan.
Africa-focussed explorer and developer Atlantic Lithium announced the appointment of chief executive officer Keith Muller and Patrick Brindle to its board.
Activity at US factories and in the services sector slowed in June, although it remained solid in the latter, the results of a survey showed.
Mineral & Financial Investments announced an extension to the final delivery date of the feasibility study for the Lagoa Salgada project on Friday.
Aerospace, defence, telecoms and communications products designer and manufacturer Filtronic reported revenue and adjusted EBITDA figures in line with market expectations in a trading update on Friday.
Customer engagement and software specialist Pelatro said in an update on Friday that it has secured several new contracts with large customers recently, further bolstering its recurring revenue base.
West Africa-focussed agriculture company Dekel Agri-Vision announced a modification to its existing loan facility on Friday, in agreement with AgDevCo, a prominent impact investor in the African agriculture sector.
Carlsberg Group has struck a deal to sell its Russian business, it was confirmed on Friday, over a year since it first announced plans to quit the country.
Stocks on the Continent were lower following the release of much weaker than expected readings for euro area factory and services activity.
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 7% at 7,450. 68 in afternoon trade on Friday.
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