(WebFG News) – 0849: The negative tone carried over from the US session is dampening down the responses to some major FTSE 100 updates, says market analyst Connor Campbell at Spreadex.
(WebFG News) – Lloyds Banking Group said it made a strong start to 2018 as a lower PPI bill helped it post a 23% increase in profit for the first quarter.
(WebFG News) – London stocks fell in early trade on Wednesday, taking their cue from a tech-led selloff on Wall Street, although Shire and Whitbread bucked the trend.
(WebFG News) – Vodafone announced on Wednesday that itself, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have agreed to merge their respective shareholdings in Indus Towers into Bharti Infratel, creating a combined company that will own 100% of Indus Towers.
(WebFG News) – Metro Bank posted a 41% jump in first-quarter deposit growth on Wednesday as lending and customer numbers grew.
(WebFG News) – Persimmon said it was trading well this year after customer enquiries and sales of its houses increased.
(WebFG News) – The City will maintain access to European markets after Brexit if British regulations are similar enough to its own, the vice-president of the European Commission has said.
(WebFG News) – Whitbread has announced plans to spin off its Costa coffee chain into a separate listed business within the next two years following activist pressure.
(WebFG News) – London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Wednesday following a tech-led selloff on Wall Street.
(WebFG News) – Shire directors said on Wednesday they would be willing to recommend the latest takeover proposal from Takeda Pharmaceutical that was pitched at roughly £49 per share, subject to further conditions.