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Share Price: 3,166.00
Bid: 3,168.00
Ask: 3,171.00
Change: -12.00 (-0.38%)
Spread: 3.00 (0.09%)
Open: 3,125.00
High: 3,226.00
Low: 3,115.00
Yest. Close: 3,178.00
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London open: Footsie opens higher

London has opened better than expected thanks to a rebound by the miners and a smattering of good trading updates. There has also been some easing of tension in Korea, though not in Europe where the EU is heaping pressure on Ireland to agree to its bail-out. UK banks are weak again becasue of the

24 Nov 10 08:46

London pre-open: Bad news for Footsie

A three-figure retreat on Wall Street overnight looks like turning City dealing screens red in opening deals, with tensions in Korea and debt fears in Europe casting a cloud. The Dow Jones fell more than 140 points Tuesday and London is expected to lose 40 points in no time at all, according to fut

24 Nov 10 07:35

Johnson Matthey expects good second half

Speciality chemicals group Johnson Matthey saw good growth in most of its markets in the first half, especially catalysts for light duty vehicles in North America and Asia. Profit before tax rose to £144.1m in the half-year to 30 September from £109.5m the year before. Underlying profit before tax

24 Nov 10 07:05

Wednesday preview: UU, Compass, Johnson Matthey

Like Severn Trent, which posted interim results on Tuesday, United Utilities' interims will be the first set of results under the new price control regime that runs until 2015. Charles Stanley expects profits of £163m and EPS of 17.5p. The dividend is expected to be 12% lower at 9.8p. "UU has head

23 Nov 10 18:30

Week ahead: US GDP, Mitchells & Butlers, Severn Trent...

Pubs group Mitchells & Butlers' recent nine week trading update highlighted a 3.6% like-for-like sales improvement on last year. Food sales were, as usual, the driver of growth but even the "wet" side of the business saw a pick-up. Brokers now expect the All Bar One and Harvester owner to post pro

19 Nov 10 15:22

London close: Weak end to dull day

Leading shares closed lower on a poor day for the banks and a tumble for African Barrick. Fears that Standard Chartered's rights issue yesterday could be the start of a flood of cash calls unsettled Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays. Metal prices are back on the rise as the dollar heads

14 Oct 10 16:35

Thursday tips round-up: Marston's, Greggs, Cranswick

Marston's is for those who enjoy an old-fashioned pint and an old-fashioned pub company. Marston's shares sell on about ten times' earnings for the year to end-September and have the buttress of a 6 per cent yield. In a battered sector, a "hold" at least, says the Times. Greggs, the bakery chain, a

7 Oct 10 06:51

Johnson Matthey buys Intercat

Johnson Matthey will increase its product range in the petroleum refining catalyst sector through the $56.2m purchase of Intercat. The purchase price is net of adjustments for debt of $29.4m. Georgia-based Intercat made an underlying operating profit of $8.4m on revenues of $58m in 2009. Intercat

6 Oct 10 15:18

London close: Good gains for FTSE 100

Footsie's advance was pared slightly at the close of trading but shares still finished with strong gains. Mining stocks led the advance as copper inventories continue to contract, with Kazakhmys, Antofagasta, Vedanta and Xstrata at the head of the pack. Sticking with the resource sector, mining a

21 Jul 10 17:04

London afternoon: Three-digit gain for Footsie

Footsie's gain burst through the triple digit barrier over the lunchtime session, helped by expectations of a solid start by Wall Street. Mining stocks lead the advance as copper inventories continue to contract, with Kazakhmys, Antofagasta, Vedanta and Xstrata at the head of the pack. Sticking

21 Jul 10 14:10

Broker tips: Johnson Matthey, Reckitt Benckiser, Euromoney

Charles Stanley remains equivocal about the investment appeal of the shares of Johnson Matthey, despite a generally robust trading performance in the first quarter of the platinum refiner's financial year. The broker believes that Johnson Matthey's prospects are far from certain. "We note that US s

21 Jul 10 12:39

London midday: Glaxo sales in line

Equities ended the morning session in consolidation mode, holding on to the gains racked up in the first two hours of trading, when traders were enthused by the Reckitt Benckiser bid for SSL and forecast busting results overnight from Apple. Reckitt will pay SSL shareholders 1,163p per share with a

21 Jul 10 12:05

Broker snap: Uncertain future for Johnson Matthey

Charles Stanley remains equivocal about the investment appeal of the shares of Johnson Matthey. despite a generally robust trading performance in the first quarter of the platinum refiner's financial year. The broker believes that Johnson Matthey's prospects are far from certain. "We note that US s

21 Jul 10 11:39

London open: Bids spur Footsie higher

Buyers are scrambling to find anything with the slightest chance of being bid for after Reckitt Benckiser snapped up SSL this morning for £2.5bn. Footsie is up by nearly 80 points so far with only Lonmin and Smith & Nephew in red numbers. Reckitt's bid for SSL is a deal that had been rumoured for

21 Jul 10 08:53

Johnson Matthey shines in first quarter

Platinum refiner Johnson Matthey has had a strong start to the financial year, but the company, which sells catalysts for cars, warned that second quarter results may be affected by reduced consumer confidence. Sales in both the environmental technologies and emission controls divisions the in the

21 Jul 10 07:23

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