May 15, 2020 / 7:29 AM / 15 days ago

Shares in Britain's BT rise 9% on report it could sell a stake in Openreach

LONDON, May 15 (Reuters) - Shares in BT rose 9% on Friday from decade lows after the Financial Times reported it was in talks to sell a stake in its Openreach networks unit.

A source close to Macquarie, a potential buyer named in the report, said the investment firm had not expressed an interest in buying a stake and was not in talks with BT. (Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton)

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