MILAN The UK's top share index rose on Tuesday helped by a rally in Vodafone shares after the mobile operator announced further cost cuts and plans to lift cash flow.
MILAN A strong update by heavyweight drugmaker AstraZeneca lifted Britain's benchmark index above European peers on Thursday as a global rally that followed the midterm U.S. elections faded.
MILAN, Nov 8 UK shares rose on Thursday as
financials rallied, tracking strength in their European peers
and heavyweight drugmaker AstraZeneca was lifted by a
MILAN/LONDON European shares bounced on Wednesday in a broad rally after U.S. midterm elections delivered no big surprise, with a string of solid earnings updates and a rally in Spanish banks on a favourable tax ruling also providing relief.
MILAN/LONDON Britain's blue chip share index was lower on Tuesday as the pound strengthened amid renewed optimism over a Brexit deal while investors took risk off the table as Americans went to the polls in midterm elections.
MILAN, Nov 6 Britain's blue chip share index was
steady on Tuesday following mixed earning reports and caution in
world equity markets ahead of U.S. midterm elections.
MILAN/LONDON European shares hit a two-week high on Thursday as strong results from Dutch bank ING and UK telecoms group BT helped offset a disappointing update from Credit Suisse, and ASM International brought some cheer to chipmakers. | Video
MILAN, Oct 31 Italian banks have lost nearly 40
billion euros ($45 billion) of market capitalisation since May,
with small and mid-sized lenders worst-hit by a sell-off on
concerns that Rome's budget crisis will lead to a capital crunch
in the third-largest euro zone economy.
MILAN Italian banks have lost nearly 40 billion euros (35 billion pounds) of market capitalisation since May, with small and mid-sized lenders worst-hit by a sell-off on concerns that Rome's budget crisis will lead to a capital crunch in the third-largest euro zone economy.
MILAN A strong update from BP helped the UK's top share index end a choppy session in the black on Tuesday, offsetting disappointing results from heavyweight Reckitt Benckiser and outperforming European equities.