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Aon and Willis Towers Watson have abandoned a $30bn merger that would have created the world’s biggest insurance broker, after the US Department of Justice objected on competition grounds.
London’s FTSE 250 was 0. 2% firmer at 22,923. 89 in afternoon trade on Monday.
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% at 7,036. 23 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Broadcaster ITV has agreed to invest £2. 5m in cash for a minority shareholding in Live Tech Games, a platform that combines mobile entertainment and live gaming tournaments.
US medical diagnostic company PerkinElmer has agreed to buy BioLegend, a provider of life science antibodies and reagents, for around $5. 25bn in cash and shares.
RBC Capital Markets downgraded its stance on shares of discount retailer B&M European Value Retail on Monday to ‘sector perform’ from ‘outperform’ as it pointed to better valuation upside elsewhere.
The Environment Agency said on Monday that waste management company Biffa has been found guilty of exporting more than 1,000 tonnes of household waste to Asia.
London stocks were still in the red by midday on Monday, with dollar-earners pacing the decline as sterling rallied, ahead of a week packed full of earnings.
Funeral services provider Dignity has appointed John Castagno as its new chairman with effect from last Friday.
Persimmon said on Monday that group finance director Mike Killoran plans to retire early next year after 25 years with the housebuilder.
German business sentiment unexpectedly deteriorated in July amid supply issues and a rise in Covid cases, according to a survey released on Monday by the Ifo Institute.
Heathrow said on Monday that its cumulative losses from the Covid-19 pandemic have reached £2. 9bn.
NewRiver REIT has agreed to sell its pubs business, Hawthorn Leisure REIT, to pub operator Admiral Taverns for around £222. 3m in cash.
Budget airline Ryanair reported a widening of its first-quarter losses on Monday as it continued to be impacted by Covid restrictions, but lifted its traffic forecast as bookings have surged in recent weeks.
London stocks edged lower in early trade on Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week of corporate news.
London stocks were set to fall at the open on Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week of corporate news.
The British economy is growing at its fastest pace in 80 years and could recover its pre-pandemic size by the end of this year, according to a leading economic forecaster. Buoyed by the vaccine rollout and a bounce back in consumer spending, the EY Item Club said it now expected GDP to grow by 7. 6% – which would be the fastest annual growth in national income since 1941. The UK economy shrank by 9. 8% in 2020, the worst performance in the G7. - Guardian.
London’s FTSE 250 was 0. 8% higher in afternoon trade on Friday at 22,851. 90.
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods said on Friday that full-year adjusted pre-tax profit was set to be at the top end of its expectations after "a very encouraging start to the year".
London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 6% at 7,008. 98 in afternoon trade on Friday.