* Shares plunge to 2-year low
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IAG , the parent of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, announced a 1 billion euro (£863 million) takeover of Spain's Air Europa to boost its presence on routes to Latin America and the Caribbean.
British car dealership Lookers said on Friday its top boss and operations chief will step down immediately after weak sales led to a second profit warning in less than four months, sending its shares down as much as 30% and rattling peers.
British homebuilder Crest Nicholson on Thursday warned that annual profit would fall by a third as prices flatten on Brexit-hit consumer confidence and as the company's new leadership embarks on changes to the business.
* Shares plunge to 21-year low
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Ferrexpo Chief Executive Kostyantin Zhevago is temporarily stepping down to resolve matters related to one of his former businesses in Ukraine, the London-listed iron pellet producer said on Monday.
Glencore on Friday reported a 4% drop in copper output so far this year and trimmed full-year guidance as it prepared to suspend some operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Copper producer Antofagasta Plc said on Wednesday protests in Chile could cut its production by about 5,000 tonnes, equivalent to less than 3% of third quarter output, due to delays in supplies and travel disruptions for workers.
Capital & Counties Properties Plc (Capco) said on Monday it had not received any overtures from luxury property developer Nicholas Candy after one of his investment funds said it was considering a cash offer for the 85-year old company.
Building materials firm Grafton Group Plc warned on Thursday that its annual profit would miss expectations, as the UK construction sector grappled with uncertainties linked to Britain's looming exit from the European Union.