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Share Price: 296.60
Bid: 297.40
Ask: 297.50
Change: -0.95 (-0.32%)
Spread: 0.10 (0.03%)
Open: 291.80
High: 299.25
Low: 289.75
Yest. Close: 297.55
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London open: Subdued half day trading

London's leading shares fell in light trading with financial and commodity plays under pressure in the year's final half-day trading session. Banks such as Barclays fell 0.9%, Royal Bank of Scotland lost 0.9% and Lloyds Banking Group dropped 0.8% in subdued pre New Year trading. Oil giants BP an

30 Dec 11 09:44

Footsie clunkers of 2011

Having had a quick shufti at the best performing FTSE 100 stocks of 2011, it is time to have a look at the clunkers. Indian reservations The curious thing about duff performers in the top-share index is that they don't stay in the Footsie if their share price decline continues for too long. As an

25 Dec 11 11:45

BP man has a dip

Brendan Nelson, a non-executive director of BP and a chairman of the firm's audit committee, has dipped his hand into his pocket and bought just under £50,000 worth of shares in the oil giant. Nelson, a chartered accountant and a partner in accountancy giant KPMG, paid slightly less than 450p a sha

23 Dec 11 09:44

Broker tips: BP, Kazakhmys, Premier Foods

Evolution Securities has reiterated its buy rating on oil titan BP, highlighting today's $250m settlement with Cameron International Corporation and rumours of farm-in talks with Ophir Energy. Analyst Richard Griffith said: "Although the figure is relatively modest...it is an acknowledgement from a

16 Dec 11 12:52

Broker snap: Evolution happy with BP's Macondo settlement

Evolution Securities has reiterated its buy rating on oil titan BP, highlighting today's settlement with Cameron International Corporation and rumours of farm-in talks with Ophir Energy. US-listed oil and gas equipment firm Cameron International Corporation, the company which designed and manufactu

16 Dec 11 12:28

London midday: Footsie up 0.5% as miners rise

The Footsie extended gains by midday, with miners leading the advance, despite some gloomy comments by leaders in the Eurozone. The blue chip index was trading just 27 points higher by lunchtime, up 0.5% at 5,427, while bourses in Europe edged lower. EUROZONE WORRIES CONTINUE France may have ente

16 Dec 11 11:47

Friday broker round-up - UPDATE

Shanks Group: Goldman Sachs downgrades to neutral from buy. Man Group: Deutsche Bank downgrades to sell from buy. BSkyB: Bank of America-Merrill Lynch downgrades to neutral from buy, cuts target to 770p from 800p. Carnival: HSBC upgrades to overweight from neutral. BP: Evolution Securities reit

16 Dec 11 08:56

London open: Miners provide a lift early on

The Footsie opened moderately higher on Friday morning, with financials an miners providing a lift. Miners were among the best performers early on. In other news, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has said that the world is facing similar threats seen in the Depression: "econ

16 Dec 11 08:19

BP to receive $250m oil spill settlement from Cameron Intl

US-listed oil and gas equipment firm Cameron International Corporation, the company which designed and manufactured the Deepwater Horizon 'blowout preventer', is to pay UK oil titan BP $250m to settle all claims between them related to last year's oil disaster. "Today's settlement allows BP and Cam

16 Dec 11 07:31

London pre-open: Moderate gains expected

The Footsie is expected to build on gains made yesterday following on from a strong performance in Asia markets overnight after some upbeat economic data from the US temporarily distracted everyone's attention away from the Eurozone. City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open up 38 points from yes

16 Dec 11 07:22

BP accuses Halliburton of destroying Gulf of Mexico evidence, FT reports

The legal battle over last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is turning increasingly bitter. Thus, the Financial Times is today reporting on British Petroleum (BP) allegations that Halliburton, the company which provided the concrete for the Deep Water Horizon rig, has "destroyed test results

6 Dec 11 10:12

Tuesday broker round-up - UPDATE

Senior: Credit Suisse keeps at neutral, raises target to 175p from 165p. Icap: Credit Suisse keeps at outperform, lowers target to 420p from 510p. G4S: HSBC upgrades to overweight from neutral. Rio Tinto: UBS cuts target from 6,000p to 5,650p, buy rating kept [28 November]. BP: Nomura keeps neut

29 Nov 11 09:15

London open: Footsie up as Eurozone fears ease

London's blue chips were on the rise in the opening minutes following on from moderate gains seen on Wall Street last night and in Asian markets this morning. News of a new national unity government in Italy and the revealing of a new Greek prime minister has calmed fears slightly elsewhere in the E

11 Nov 11 08:21

BP hands back $3.5bn as PAE deal collapses

BP will be handing back a $3.53bn deposit following the collapse of a deal to sell its 60% interest in Pan American Energy. Pan American is a South American oil and gas company which BP had wanted to offload in late 2010 to strengthen its balance sheet in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico disaster. I

7 Nov 11 07:34

London pre-open: Modest gains expected

London is set to start the week stuck in neutral gear, with City sources predicting the FTSE 100 will open up 8 points from Friday's close of 5,527.   Integrated oil company BP said the sale of its 60% interest in Pan-American Energy to Bridas Corporation has fallen through. As a result of Bridas Co

7 Nov 11 07:27

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