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Share Price: 280.80
Bid: 280.90
Ask: 281.10
Change: 1.90 (0.68%)
Spread: 0.20 (0.07%)
Open: 282.00
High: 283.30
Low: 278.70
Yest. Close: 278.90
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FTSE 100 movers: Schroders moves higher

The rising stock market and last week's strong interim figures have made fund manager Schroders the best performer in the Footsie. Funds under management were £164bn at the end of June 2010, up from £148.4bn at the end of 2009. Legal & General and Barclays - the shares go ex-dividend on Wednesday

9 Aug 10 15:31

London midday: Blue chips power ahead

Footsie is powering forward on the back of strong performances from financials and miners. Lonmin and Kazakhmys are the best performing miners, while among financials the stand-out stocks are spread around the insurance (Legal & General, Prudential), banking (Barclays), fund management (Schroders )

9 Aug 10 12:11

Thursday tips round-up: Legal & General, Taylor Wimpey, Mouchel

From an investor perspective, there was an awful lot to like about Legal & General's results this time round. The company comfortably beat consensus forecasts on virtually every metric you'd care to look at, returning a pre-tax profit of £537m (against last time's £143m loss) and hiking the dividend

5 Aug 10 06:10

London close: Rally falls short

The FTSE 100 briefly made it into positive territory in the afternoon session but that only lured out more sellers and the blue-chip index closed slightly down on the day. Shares in Next remained in the doghouse all day, not so much because of the performance in the first half of its financial yea

4 Aug 10 16:50

London midday: Stocks start to recover

Leading share prices have come off the bottom but the FTSE 100 remains in arrears, following mixed news on the corporate front. Shares in Next are sharply lower. The fashion retailer has noticed a 'cooling' in consumers' demand in recent months, but still expects profits this year to rise by betwee

4 Aug 10 12:08

London open: Blue chips lower on mixed results

London has made a quiet start after a decline on Wall Street overnight and mixed trading statements this morning. Lloyds is very much back in the black after posting a profit of £1.6bn for the first half of 2010, twice as much as some analysts had forecast. The bank, which lost almost £4bn this tim

4 Aug 10 08:40

London pre-open: Stocks to pull back

Early losses look likely in London this morning as investors react to a decline on Wall Street overnight. Futures prices currently indicate a 22-point decline for the FTSE 100 when trading starts shortly. Lloyds is very much back in the black after posting a profit of £1.6bn for the first half of

4 Aug 10 07:30

L&G beats forecasts, sees mixed outlook

Insurance giant Legal & General (L&G) topped market expectations with its interim figures and has rewarded shareholders with a 20% hike in the dividend. European Embedded Value (EEV) operating profit in the first half of 2010 was £589m, down from £656m the year before but ahead of most broker forec

4 Aug 10 07:04

Wednesday preview: Lloyds Banking, Legal & General, Next

The UK government is showing a paper profit on its 41% stake in high street banking giant Lloyds and should have further cause for celebration when the bank unveils profits for the first half of the year on Wednesday. Expectations are for Lloyds to declare pre-tax profits in excess of £800m, a shar

3 Aug 10 15:26

UK Life Insurers To Post Higher 1H Earnings, Dividends

By Vladimir Guevarra Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--Many of the U.K.'s top life insurance companies are expected over the next three weeks to report slightly higher first-half earnings and interim dividends, boosted by cuts in costs, a focus on margins and some recovery in sales

2 Aug 10 13:16

Week Ahead: Banks, insurers, Shire

Results season for insurers and banks gets underway in the first week of August, with Legal & General, RSA Group, Aviva and Old Mutual from the former sector and HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Standard Chartered, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland from the banking sector all set to weigh in. HSBC ge

30 Jul 10 10:50

Dana Petroleum Hasn't Convinced Holders Better Bid Exists-Sources

By Sarah Kent Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--Dana Petroleum PLC's (DNX.LN) chief executive Thomas Cross has so far failed to convince shareholders to hold out for a better offer than the 1,800 pence-a-share approach put forward by Korea National Oil Corp., people familiar with t

28 Jul 10 18:46

Lloyds In Talks To Sell GBP140M Of Retail Assets - Report

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY.LN) is in talks to sell GBP140 million of retail assets, the Mail on Sunday reports, without citing sources. It adds that Legal & General Property may buy the assets, but says other parties have also held talks over the assets sale. The 'LXB

25 Jul 10 14:14

Broker tips: Insurers, Domino's Pizza, Falkland Oil

With the results season for insurers about to kick off now might be a good time to invest in Legal and General (L&G) and Aviva, suggests Nomura Securities, with both companies likely to report strong cash generation and earnings to support their handsome dividend yields. Nomura is forecasting that

12 Jul 10 13:27

Broker snap: Nomura sees L&G and Aviva divi growth

With the results season for insurers about to kick off now might be a good time to invest in Legal and General (L&G) and Aviva, suggests Nomura Securities, with both companies likely to report strong cash and earnings to support their handsome dividend yields. Nomura is forecasting that L&G will bu

12 Jul 10 10:57

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