Taylor Wimpey PLC (TW.L)
19 Jan 2018
MILAN/LONDON Underwhelming Christmas updates at retailers Tesco and Marks and Spencer weighed on the UK's top share index on Thursday but failed to prevent it from hitting a new high, with strong metal and oil prices supporting mining and energy stocks. | Video
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LONDON Britain's third-largest builder Taylor Wimpey said its results in 2017 will be in line with expectations after it built more homes, and it anticipates further growth this year.
LONDON, Jan 10 Britain's third-largest builder Taylor Wimpey said its results in 2017 will be in line with expectations after it built more homes, and it anticipates further growth this year.
Britain's biggest builder of homes for retirees McCarthy & Stone said on Thursday it had requested an exemption from the government's proposal to set ground rents to zero, but would work on strategies to maintain profits if that effort failed.
LONDON Shares in British housebuilders tumbled on Wednesday after the government said it would reclaim land that was not developed quickly enough, potentially hitting future profits.
* "taylor wimpey has performed strongly during second half of 2017, delivering excellent sales rates and making further good progress against our operational targets.
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