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Fresnillo has appointed Tomás Iturriaga as its chief operating officer with immediate effect.
London’s FTSE 250 was down 1% at 19,501. 42 in afternoon trade on Thursday.
London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 7% at 6,338. 73 in afternoon trade on Thursday.
Davy downgraded easyJet to ‘neutral’ from ‘outperform’ on Thursday as it argued that immediate upside has been achieved.
Naked Wines upgraded its full-year sales growth expectations on Thursday and reported an 80% jump in first-half revenues as wine orders were boosted by Covid-19 lockdowns.
Jefferies downgraded its rating on shares of consumer goods giant and Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser on Thursday to ‘underperform’ from ‘hold’ and slashed the price target to 5,845p from 7,100p.
London stocks were still weaker by midday on Thursday as optimism over a potential Covid-19 vaccine was replaced by worries about rising cases, tightening restrictions and their impact on the economy.
Cineworld shares slumped on Thursday following a report the cinema chain is considering a company voluntary arrangement to help it stay afloat until the Spring.
Jet2 said on Thursday that it swung to a pre-tax loss in the first half as it took a hit from the Covid-19 pandemic.
London stocks fell in early trade on Thursday as optimism over a potential Covid-19 vaccine was replaced by worries about rising cases, tightening restrictions and their impact on the economy.
Online trading platform CMC Markets reported a record first-half performance on Thursday as it benefited from ongoing volatility related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Johnson Matthey reported a slump in first-half pre-tax profit on Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic dented demand but said it expects a "materially stronger" second half.
London stocks were set to fall at the open on Thursday as optimism over a potential Covid-19 vaccine was replaced by worries about tightening restrictions and their impact on the economy.
Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has filed for bankruptcy protection in Ireland, becoming the biggest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic in the aviation sector to date. The troubled carrier has asked an Irish court to carry out a process of examinership. This should protect the group’s assets while it tries to slash debt levels and find new funding as part of a restructuring. It is expected to take as long as five months. - Guardian .