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Market Report: Further delays hit Rolls Royce shares, Thomas Cook looking for further £200m to avoid collapse

The UK market was lower on Friday as sterling firmed on rising optimism about a Brexit deal, which hit exporters. The FTSE 100 was 23 points lower at 7,332.63 while the FTSE 250, with more domestic exposure was 47 points to the good at 20,136.74. The biggest faller in the FTSE 100 was engineer Rolls Royce (RR.), its shares 3.5% lower at 781.8p after saying that it expects problems with its ...

Market Report: SSE sells home energy supply business in dull end to the week

UK stock markets continue to drift sideways in early trade on Friday with little direction provided by corporate news on a typically quiet last day of the week’s trading. Banks are popular with both Lloyds (LLOY) and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) up more than 2% a piece, while private hospitals firm NMC Healthcare (NMC) and housebuilder Taylor Wimpey TW.) both sit at the head of the FTSE 100 ...

Market report: Gains in Asia-focused banks offset domestic political concerns

UK shares opened firmer on Wednesday despite further political uncertainty after MPs voted against the Government last night, prompting fears that the prime minister would seek a snap general election under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act. The FTSE 100 index gains 0.6% to 7,312 with banks, insurers, miners, oils and retailers contributing positively. Among the banks, index heavy-weight HSBC ...

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 ...
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