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Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
The FTSE ended Tuesday's session with a modest rise, as investors weighed better-than-expected construction data and looked ahead to what is set to be the busier half of the week.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Housebuilders were among the worst performing stocks on the FTSE 250 on Tuesday afternoon as rate-hike speculation continued to dominate sentiment. Data released earlier in the session showed that UK construction activity reached a seven-month high in August.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Engineering firm Weir Group was a high riser on Tuesday after Credit Suisse upgraded the shares from 'neutral' to 'outperform' and hiked its target price from 2,540p to 3,060p. The bank said that the stock offers "a better relative risk return profile" near term than sector peer IMI which it downgraded to 'neutral'.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
UK stock rose for the third straight session on Tuesday after data showed that growth in the British construction sector unexpectedly accelerated last month.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
UK stocks were closing in a two-month high on Tuesday morning, rising for the third straight day, as investors took an optimistic approach ahead of the return of US markets after a long weekend.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
London-listed stocks are expected to register a modest gain on Tuesday morning, as investors gear up for a busier second half of the week and see the reopening of US markets after the long weekend.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Figures showing a manufacturing slowdown in the Eurozone, UK and China capped gains in stocks on Monday, as did the ongoing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Shares in ITV were rising strongly on Monday on renewed speculation that Liberty Global could be preparing to launch a full-scale bid for the UK broadcaster. According to The Telegraph over the weekend, Liberty, which already owns a 6.4% stake in ITV through its investment in July, is "forming alliances" with the latter's major institutional shareholders, such as Fidelity and Blackrock.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Shares in Perform Group surged on Monday after the company, which commercialises multimedia sports content across digital platforms, confirmed it had received a takeover bid from investment group Access Industries.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Figures showing a manufacturing slowdown in China, the Eurozone and UK were weighing on stocks on Monday, as well as ongoing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Weak economic data from China and ongoing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine prompted a lower start for UK stock markets on Monday, as investors took a cautious approach ahead of a busy week.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
UK stocks are expected to open little changed, despite a decent session in Asia overnight.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
The biggest London-listed stocks ended the week on an upbeat note after data-heavy session around for the UK, the Eurozone and the US.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
Shares in Tesco fell sharply on Friday after the supermarket giant announced it expects profits to fall by as much as 27% this year and its interim dividend to be cut by 75%. New boss Dave Lewis, who due to take over from Philip Clarke, will now join the group one month earlier than planned on 1 September.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
Gaming giant Bwin.party was a strong riser despite reporting wider first-half losses, which reflected a fall in casino and poker revenues. Loss before tax in the six months to 30 June 2014 came to €94m, up from €11.6 the previous year.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
UK stocks were registering only a slight advance towards midday, as investors debated the prospect for further easing from the European Central Bank at the 4 September policy meeting and ahead of a spate of high-frequency data due for release later Stateside.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
UK stocks were registering only slight gains in the early going ahead of the release of the latest Eurozone inflation numbers and a spate of high-frequency data which are due for release later on Stateside.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
With tensions between Ukraine and Russia once again mounting, UK stocks are set for only a very modest gain at Friday's opening bell.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
The London market ended Thursday on a low note as investors faced with a relative lack of corporate news were left to mull over weak European economic data and renewed geopolitical tensions.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Playtech shares rose strongly after the group reported a rise in revenue and boosted its interim dividend. It also confirmed several new contracts.
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