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Share Price: 267.30
Bid: 267.20
Ask: 267.50
Change: 0.70 (0.26%)
Spread: 0.30 (0.11%)
Open: 268.00
High: 270.50
Low: 266.20
Yest. Close: 266.60
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London close: Footsie jumps on euro hopes

After an already strong start to trading on Thursday on the back of a Franco-German statement on Greece, markets across Europe surged following a European Central Bank (ECB) announcement in mid-afternoon, helping the Footsie in London finish over 2% higher. Early on, investors celebrated last night

15 Sep 11 16:27

FTSE 100 Movers: Burberry leads the way

Iconic British luxury brand Burberry was leading the surge on the FTSE 100 on Thursday, on speculation that it could see a reduction in luxury goods taxes in a key market - China. Chinese newspaper National Business Daily has refuelled the debate, reporting that import duties on luxury items may be

15 Sep 11 12:56

Broker tips: UK banks, GKN, Kingfisher

Nomura has upgraded banking giants HSBC and Barclays to buy, but downgraded Lloyds to neutral, after assessing the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) report and Eurozone risks. "In our view, [HSBC's] relative performance will depend on risk appetite and in particular sentiment towards official

15 Sep 11 12:47

Broker snap: Prime Markets upgrades Kingfisher to buy

With Kingfisher's shares having come a long way down since their 52-week high of 287.1p in May, Prime Markets has upgraded the stock from sell to buy, saying that any negativity should now be factored in. Kingfisher, the company behind the Screwfix and B&Q brands, said on Thursday that it has seen

15 Sep 11 12:43

London midday: Stocks gain on Eurozone hopes

A combination of some well-received updates from the retail sector and hopes that Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel will sort out the Euro crisis has sent shares soaring. The Americans and the Chinese have told Eurozone leaders to get their house in order and president Sarkozy of France and German

15 Sep 11 12:09

Retail sales fall 0.2% in August

Retail sales fell by 0.2% in volume terms in August, new figures from the Office of National Statistics show, with the outbreak of looting helping to bring about a reverse from the previous month's 0.2% rise. The 0.2% fall was not as severe as the 0.3% drop that had been expected. Sales volumes in

15 Sep 11 09:39

London open: Kingfisher and Dunelm lead retail risers

Shares are going well in early dealings, with the retailers Kingfisher and Dunelm in demand after results. Kingfisher is flying high after it saw its underlying profit before tax in the 26 weeks to 30 July rise 24% from a year earlier to £439m, on the back of a 3.8% rise in sales. That comfortably

15 Sep 11 08:33

Kingfisher's Screwfix expansion to provide UK jobs boost

Kingfisher, which issued a well-received set of results on Thursday morning, is to create more than 1,200 new jobs in the UK as it expands its B&Q and Screwfix operations. The expansion plans will bring Kingfisher's total investment in the UK this year to £130m, the company said, with a combined to

15 Sep 11 07:54

London pre-open: Kingfisher to sparkle

Yesterday's afternoon's surge is set to continue this morning, with City traders predicting the the FTSE 100 will open around 70 points up from yesterday's close of 5,227 Kingfisher saw its underlying profit before tax in the 26 weeks to 30 July rise 24% from a year earlier to £439m, on the back of

15 Sep 11 07:22

Kingfisher increases focus

Kingfisher, the company behind the Screwfix and B&Q brands, has seen like-for-like sales grow 1.6% in the first half of its 2011-2012 financial year with total sales, including newly acquired assets, rising 3.8%. Headline pre-tax profits rose 24% during the year to £439m from £354m last year, and t

15 Sep 11 07:07

Thursday preview: Retailers in focus

Panmure Gordon is expecting DIY retailer Kingfisher to prolong its recent record of strong growth when it announces interim results on Thursday. "We look for H1 [first half] pre-tax profits to rise by 14% to £409m, driven by a strong sales performance in France, gross margin growth in all of its m

14 Sep 11 17:21

London close: Miners, banks unwanted as Footsie falls 1.6%

Despite finishing over 1% down, the FTSE 100 managed to pull back slightly despite a broad sell-off across Europe and a mixed start on Wall Street. Concerns over Europe's sovereign debt crisis were escalated today on speculation that Greece is headed for a default. Meanwhile, Greece's prime ministe

12 Sep 11 16:28

FTSE 100 Movers: Kingfisher bucks the trend

Kingfisher, the company behind the DIY chain B&Q, has unveiled plans to open nine news stores in Russia in a move to cash in on the recent trend among the country's middle class for DIY home improvement. The company was joined higher by just one other company, satellite operator Inmarsat. Fresn

12 Sep 11 13:00

Week Ahead: Next, Kingfisher, Ashmore

Two stalwarts of the UK high street are reporting next week, namely fashion chain Next and DIY retailer Kingfisher. Charles Stanley is expecting Next to report a solid set of interim results, with profit before tax of £240m, up from £214m at the halfway stage last year. Earnings before interest, t

9 Sep 11 13:51

London close: Higher finish after late rally, RBS and Barclays lag

London's leading share index rediscovered its earlier buoyancy to close with good gains after another choppy day. Shares had given up early gains after a weak start on Wall Street, but rallied in late trading, though banks RBS and Barclays were left behind. Company updates were the main cause for

6 Sep 11 16:44

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