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Share Price: 1,243.00
Bid: 1,244.80
Ask: 1,245.80
Change: 18.80 (1.54%)
Spread: 1.00 (0.08%)
Open: 1,212.40
High: 1,247.00
Low: 1,210.80
Yest. Close: 1,224.20
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London close: US debt uncertainty persists, Footsie finishes under

The Footsie trimmed earlier gains as markets in the US recovered after a weak start. Despite falling as low as 5,893 on Monday, London's blue chip index finished firmly above the 5,900 mark, as giants BP, ARM, BG and GlaxoSmithKline rose ahead of their interim results due tomorrow. While stocks on

25 Jul 11 16:42

Tuesday preview: BP, BG, Glaxo ...

Two of the UK's big oil companies are set to release quarterly figures on Tuesday: BG Group and BP. Shares in BG shot up at the end of June after the company doubled its estimates for the Brazilian Santos Basin reserves and resources, but the shares have drifted lower for most of July. "In Q1 [th

25 Jul 11 15:49

London close: Footsie closes higher, despite afternoon sell-off

After a solid start on the back of positive developments in Europe, the Footsie trimmed gains in the afternoon as investors looked to lock in profits following a strong finish on Thursday. Despite touching as high as the 5,967 level before midday, the Footsie steadily declined to close at 5,935. Me

22 Jul 11 16:31

Sector movers: Astra, GSK fall on UBS comments

UBS dampened the mood in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, meaning that the sector fell to the bottom of the pile on Friday. UBS Investment Research cut its rating on the European pharmaceutical sector to "neutral" from "small overweight," saying the defensive sector that benefited from the econom

22 Jul 11 14:57

FTSE 100 movers: Financials mixed as investor lock in profits

The financial sector was mixed on Friday, despite rising strongly early on following yesterday's Eurozone deal to bailout Greece. Shares soared on Thursday after the region's leaders agreed a new aid package for Greece and an overhaul of the Eurozone sovereign rescue fund. While RBS bucked the tre

22 Jul 11 14:18

Broker snap: UBS downgrades European pharma to neutral

UBS Investment Research cut its rating on the European pharmaceutical sector to "neutral" from "small overweight," saying the defensive sector that benefited from the economic soft patch and the sovereign debt crisis, will be hit by the turnaround in these lead indicators. UBS strategist Nick Nels

22 Jul 11 13:01

Wednesday newspaper round-up: North Sea oil, BP, Sports Direct

The Treasury has buckled under pressure from the energy industry by trimming its £2bn windfall tax on North Sea oil producers to provide loopholes for early stage, less profitable offshore drilling operations. Just four months after George Osborne imposed a special levy on oil and gas exploration to

6 Jul 11 06:06

Enquest chief exec spends more millions

Enquest's chief executive Amjad Bseisu has been increasing his stake in the FTSE 250-listed North Sea oil and gas group, spending nearly £3m on shares. Double A, "a discretionary Trust in which the extended family of Amjad Bseisu have a beneficial interest" took about 2.44m shares at 121.6p a time

1 Jul 11 16:06

London close: Footsie finishes close to daily highs

London was given an extra lift in the afternoon as markets on Wall Street opened strongly. Also helping sentiment was some reassuring economic figures from China. Chinese industrial production rose by 13.3% in May, assuaging some observers' fears that economic expansion in the fast-growing country c

14 Jun 11 16:29

FTSE 100 movers: RBS rises on disposal speculation

Royal Bank of Scotland is among the best performers after reports suggest that it is in talks to sell its vehicle-leasing business to General Electric, the American super-conglomerate. Heading the other way is commodity trading house Glencore after the group reported its first quarter results this

14 Jun 11 15:15

London midday: China reassurance boosts FTSE 100

Stocks have moved higher, helped by some reassuring economic figures from China. Chinese industrial production rose by 13.3% in May, assuaging some observers' fears that economic expansion in the fast-growing country could slow. The excitement is in the FTSE 250 today, with Avis Europe soaring on

14 Jun 11 12:06

London open: Shares rise as Avis takeover stokes M&A excitement

London's leading share index is posting strong decent growth this morning in contrast to recent sluggishness, but the excitement is in the FTSE 250 with Avis Europe soaring on news the Avis car hire brand is set to return to single ownership after US operator Avis Budget launched an agreed bid. Avi

14 Jun 11 08:32

Glaxo takes full control of China JV

Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline has taken another step towards increasing its presence in emerging markets, with the acquisition of the remaining 51% interest in a joint venture established in China to develop 'flu vaccines. It paid Shenzhen Neptunus Interlong Bio-Technique £24m for the stake in the joi

14 Jun 11 08:06

Emerging markets lead the way at Glaxo

Strong sales in developing markets helped drug giant GlaxoSmithKline offset weakness in Europe and the US to post a rise in first quarter profits. Turnover was down by 10% at £6.585bn, but earnings per share climbed by 5% to 32.2p. The sales decline was largely due to a slide in sales of pandemic

27 Apr 11 12:59

Wednesday preview: BP, Barclays, Glaxo ...

It is just over a year since the Gulf of Mexico Macondo oil well tragedy, an event that will continue to loom large over oil colossus BP when it announces its first quarter results on what is a busy Wednesday for company results. However, recent events in Russia are likely to be more to the forefro

26 Apr 11 16:12

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