Berkeley Group Holdings PLC (BKGH.L)
18 Dec 2018
Berkeley Group's first-half pretax profit fell 25.7 percent, the British house-builder said on Friday, while warning about an uncertain short-term outlook as people put off house purchases ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union.
* Warns on short-term outlook because of Brexit (Adds CEO, analyst comments, share movement)
Dec 7 Berkeley Group's first-half pretax profit fell 25.7 percent, the British house-builder said on Friday, as people put off house purchases amid increasing uncertainty ahead of the country's exit from the European Union.
LONDON UK shares sustained heavy losses alongside their European peers on Wednesday as worries about slowing growth and trade wars weighed on sentiment.
LONDON, Sept 5 The UK's top share index retreated on Wednesday as big oil stocks fell, though housebuilders were a bright spot following comments from Berkeley Group about the London housing market.
Sept 5 Berkeley Group Holdings said on Wednesday Britain's housing market lacked urgency and was constrained by high transaction costs, limits on mortgage borrowing and uncertainty over next year's planned exit from the European Union.