The London stock market faces a downturn

The London stock market faces a downturn

Energy stocks outperformed as oil prices soared to the highest level since October amid tensions in the Middle East and supply cuts. The FTSE 100 ended yesterday’s session 0.2% lower and was down 0.5% this morning. In corporate news, Topps Tiles' shares fell by 3.4% due to subdued demand affecting its half-year profit. However, Dr. Martens' stock rose by 5.3% after Marathon Partners Equity Management suggested a strategic review that could lead to a sale, boosting the personal goods index …