London Stock Exchange reported higher quarterly income as its clearing, further helping ease lingering investor after a difficult 2017 for the company.
The UK’s top share index rose as a rise in bond yields buoyed financials and an appetite for risk returned at the beginning of a busy week of company updates.
At 0832 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.1 percent while most European bourses also traded in negative territory.
Weaker sterling helped Britain's FTSE100 outperform European mkts, while Reckitt tumbled after disappointing results and Shire declined as Allergan pulled out of running.
Sensex after moving between 34,311.29 and 34,487.33, finally settled 11.71 pts, or 0.03 pc, lower at 34,415.58, while Nifty closed 1.25 pts, or 0.01 pc down at 10,564.05.
The UK’s top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks and Shire’s shares jumped as bid talk heated up.
Takeda Pharmaceutical has made a bid for Shire that values the London-listed drugmaker at around $61 bn, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
The UK’s top share index rose as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks, while consumer goods giant Unilever fell on worries over its pricing power.
A positive start to the first-quarter earnings season and a softening pound triggered by weak inflation data helped to lift Britain’s FTSE 100 index on Wednesday.
Global stocks climbed to their highest in nearly 4 wks as strong US Q1 earnings helped revive risk appetite, driving up equities and hauling the dollar out of its slump.
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