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European shares were flat on Monday morning with a weekend phone-call between senior trade figures from Beijing and Washington in focus.
Diploma on Monday reported double-digit growth in annual profit and revenue after a good performance from its life sciences division and a number of new acquisitions.
The Labour party has pledged to overhaul the public appointments system after one of the government-appointed commissioners who sets the UK minimum wage joined the board of G4S, the security company facing allegations of systematic violations of migrant workers’ human rights. Clare Chapman has served since March 2015 as one of nine commissioners on the government’s Low Pay Commission tasked with setting the national living wage, the legal minimum hourly rate. She was appointed as a G4S director in September.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week down 56. 44 points, closing its Friday session at 7,302. 94.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 21% at 7,277. 72 in afternoon trade on Friday, with Hiscox leading the index lower.
London's FTSE 250 was up by 0. 33% at 20,299. 19 in afternoon trade on Friday, with FirstGroup leading the index higher.
Shares in Veltyco plummeted on Friday after it warned it may struggle to remain afloat as continues to trade at a loss on a monthly basis.
European stocks were mixed at lunchtime on Friday, reversing early gains as another spate of optimism for an initial US-China trade deal was muddied by corporate news.
Shares of BT Group dropped on Friday after the Labour Party pledged to partially nationalise the company as part of plans to provide all homes and businesses with free full-fibre broadband by 2030.
888 Holdings on Friday defended the reappointment of Brian Mattingley as non-executive chairman after 21% of its shareholders voted against his re-election back in May.
European stocks were higher on Friday morning, as comments from a senior official in Washington indicated that China and the US are close to wrapping up an initial trade deal.
Future reported that its full-year profits almost tripled on the back of a leap in revenue on Friday, as the company hiked its final dividend.
Boris Johnson has announced another election package costing hundreds of millions of pounds for neglected towns, some of which will be spent in marginal constituencies. Concentrating on rundown high streets, the closures of pubs and post offices and the restoration of rail links, the prime minister has claimed that the measures will build upon the £3. 6bn towns fund first announced in July. - Guardian.
European stocks were slightly lower at lunchtime on Thursday, as trade negotiations between Beijing and Washington appeared to stumble, while Germany narrowly avoided falling into a technical recession.
Young & Co on Thursday reported a drop in interim profits, though the company raised its dividend after revenues climbed on the back of new acquisitions.
Airtel Africa on Thursday announced that its subsidiary, Airtel Networks, has agreed to acquire an additional 10. 0MHz of spectrum in the 900 MHZ band in Nigeria for a consideration of $70. 0m.
Great Portland Estates raised its interim dividend after double-digit profit growth on Thursday, as it said the second half of the year had started well despite macro-economic uncertainty.
National Grid reported a drop in interim profits on Thursday, after a decline in US revenue, although the company remained confident of continued outperformance from its UK business.
European stocks were lower on Thursday morning, as trade negotiations between Beijing and Washington appeared to stumble, while Germany narrowly avoided falling into a technical recession.