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FTSE climbs to seven week high as financials rise

Apr 23 2018

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.

Britain's FTSE starts the week flat as consumer goods weigh

Apr 23 2018

At 0832 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.1 percent while most European bourses also traded in negative territory.

FTSE 100 posts 4th straight week of gains while Reckitt, Shire fall

Apr 20 2018

Weaker sterling helped Britain's FTSE100 outperform European mkts, while Reckitt tumbled after disappointing results and Shire declined as Allergan pulled out of running.

Shire, commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-week high

Apr 19 2018

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.

Commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-wk high; pricing worries hit Unilever

Apr 19 2018

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.

Corporate earnings and sterling push FTSE higher

Apr 18 2018

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.

UK stock market: Major factors to watch on April 18

Apr 18 2018

Britain’s FTSE 100 futures were up 0.1 pct ahead of the cash market open.

ABF shines on FTSE as blue chips shrug off sterling strength

Apr 17 2018

Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced as sterling retreated from its highest level, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate earnings that were largely supportive.

Soaring sterling weighs on UK's FTSE, but ABF shines

Apr 17 2018

The FTSE 100 .FTSE was little changed at 0830 GMT, as gains in financials and mining stocks were cancelled out by falls in large dollar-earning exporters.

FTSE dips after Syria strike; WPP falls on Sorrel exit

Apr 16 2018

UK shares eased, with two corporate events taking centre stage: CEO Sorrell’s exit from WPP and U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management raising its stake in Whitbread.

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Scheme Will Come In Effect From April 2020

Mint Reports


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Economic Times Reports


Lenders To Meet Today To Decide On Essar Steel

CoC May Give Time To Arcelor And Numetal To Rectify Bids

Business Standard Reports


IPO under SEBI scanner

SEBI has sought details of investment made by ICICI Prudential MF

Had to cut its IPO Size To Rs 3,520 Cr from original target of Rs 4,017 Cr

A large chunk was bought by ICICI MF

ICICI MF is ICICI Securities largest public shareholder with 3.82% stake

Mint Reports


Board approves proposal for corporate restructuring

Move aimed at simplifying & clarifying structure & holdings

To focus on travel, forex, destination mgmt & portfolio investments

Restructuring will consolidate HR services into Quess Corp

Shareholders will receive 1,889 shares of Quess for every 10,000 Shares Held in Co

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