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Market report: Babcock takeover rebuffed, Kier rethinks strategy as airlines come under Lufthansa pressure

UK investors begin the week with takeover talk to digest after defence contractor Babcock (BAB) admits it turned down approaches of a tie-up from outsourcing peer Serco (SRP). There is also a strategy overhaul reported by troubled construction firm Kier (KIE) and a profit warning from German airline Lufthansa to mull, the latter hurting UK listed airlines that have been struggling with rising ...

Market report: Amazon-backed Deliveroo threat for Just Eat, EasyJet rallies and Metro Bank pulls off cash call lifeline

After a week dominated by ongoing tariff talks between the US and China and their impact on global trade, Brexit worries have again resurfaced to drag on UK investor sentiment. The UK's benchmark gets off to a shaky start to early trading on Friday, declining around 16 points to 7,337, but the market mood is not being helped by new emerging threats to FTSE 100 food delivery business Just Eat ...

Market report: Brexit frustration and dividends drag on UK markets, while WH Smith profits fail to inspire

UK stocks are in modest decline in early trade on Thursday as investors come to terms with the can being kicked down the road again on a Brexit outcome following last night’s extension to the end of October. Many businesses may be breathing a sigh of relief at a possible side-stepping of a more draconian deal. Travel stocks are certainly leading the charge, with budget airline EasyJet ...

Market report: EasyJet loses altitude, Rio Tinto rises on production resumption

London’s FTSE 100 firms 66 points to 7,345 on Monday, with the surprise news overnight that China’s manufacturing sector returned to growth in March providing a boost for miners and global advertising group WPP (WPP) in demand due to a broker upgrade. Budget airline EasyJet (EZJ) loses altitude, shares marked 7.25% lower to £10.37 as the low-cost carrier issues a more cautious outlook for ...
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