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Market Report: Fashion flying at N Brown but UK paper sector under pressure from softer markets

UK markets made a nervy start ahead of crucial US-China trade talks on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 down 8.8 points at 7,148 and the FTSE 250 down 6 points at 19,145. The one bright spot were the miners, with Anglo American (AAL) at the top of the leader board up 2% at £18.898. On the charge today were shares in fashion retailer Brown (N) (BWNG), flying 7.35% higher to 107.35p after reporting ...

Market report: Ferguson flies on activist stake, DS Smith up on new margin targets

UK stocks trade higher on Thursday, pushing to their best level in a month with the FTSE 100 index up 0.3% to 7,390 thanks to strength in construction, industrial and technology stocks. Best performer in the FTSE is plumbing supplies company Ferguson (FERG), up 6% to £56.34 after it emerges that US activist investor Nelson Peltz has taken a 6% stake in the firm. Peltz’s stake, valued at ...

The little-known US trick that is playing into UK-listed packing firm’s hands

It’s a predictably quiet Friday for UK stock market company news yet UK packaging firm Smurfitt Kappa (SKG) is one of the FTSE 100’s biggest risers despite having nothing new to tell investors. Shares in the £5.2bn-plus company are up well over 2% at £22.54. UK listed peers DS Smith (SMDS) and Mondi (MNDI) are also seeing demand from investors with the share prices of both also positive ...

Mondi, a company you may have never heard of, is leading the FTSE 100 higher, read what it is and why it’s soaring

Most FTSE 100 companies feel very familiar to investors and ordinary Brits. Try and find someone who hasn’t shopped in Tesco [TSCO), taken a call from a Vodafone (VOD) mobile or hasn’t strolled past a branch of Lloyds (LLOY). Yet it is the lesser-known Mondi (MNDI) that is leading the UK’s blue-chip index higher today, shares in the business rallying 6% in morning trade on Friday to ...

Market report: Dividend resumption boosts RBS, Pets at Home sets investors purring

Although the momentum of the blue-chip benchmark has stalled since it hit new record highs in late May, London’s FTSE 100 recovers some of yesterday’s losses early on, ticking 39 points higher to 7,615. In corporate news, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) rises 3.1% to 257.8p as half year results not only reveal adjusted profitability comfortably ahead of consensus forecasts, but the bank also ...

Shares in packaging companies jump after FTSE 100 player Smurfit Kappa receives takeover bid

Shares in packaging companies have jumped up after FTSE 100 sector constituent Smurfit Kappa (SKG) received a surprise takeover approach from US-based International Paper. No details were given as to the value of the approach. Takeover bids are often priced at least 20% above the market price before an approach, to give an incentive for shareholders to accept an offer. Investec analyst ...
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