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All of London's sectors were in the red on Friday, led by oil-related stocks and industrial engineers.
Kingfisher’s turnaround plan is still “the right plan”, believes Credit Suisse, but analysts reckon the stock “lacks a near-term catalyst” and faces downside risks from the wider economies of the UK and France.
Sainsbury and Asda have to offered to sell between 125 and 150 supermarkets, plus a number of convenience stores and petrol stations, to another grocery rival or a new entrant in a bid to persuade authorities to allow their merger.
Germany’s manufacturing output has shrunk to the lowest level for more than six and a half year, industry data showed on Friday.
Debenhams shares collapsed 64% to 1p on Friday as the department store group announced plans for a new fundraising, bringing a swift response from its largest shareholder, Sports Direct.
Berry Group has said it will not make a higher takeover offer for RPC Group unless the UK plastics manufacturer receives a better bid from someone else.
Smiths Group reported a decline in first-half profits and said it aims to demerge and float its medical devices arm by the middle of next year.
Metals and miners fuelled the gains on Thursday, while electronic engineers, housebuilders and banks were notably in the red.
Metals and miners fuelled the gains on Thursday, while electronic engineers, real estate and banks were notably in the red.
Sports Direct's Mike Ashley has for the second time requisitioned a general meeting of Debenhams as his first effort was declared null and void.
London's blue chips climbed higher on the back of gains for resources companies and a fall in the pound on Thursday amid increased Brexit uncertainty, which saw pressure on the more domestically flavoured mid-cap index.
UK retail bounced back more than expected last month, boosted by online non-food shopping and motor fuel sales.
IG Group's revenues fell 12% in the third quarter compared to the second as the online trading platform continued to adjust to new regulations and lower levels of volatility in financial markets in the last two months.
Clothing retailer Next confirmed full-year sales and profits in line with its pre-close statement in January and maintained its central guidance for earnings to grow 3. 6% for the year ahead.
Satellite communications group Inmarsat confirmed on Tuesday evening that it was in talks with a consortium of private equity companies after receiving a $3. 3bn proposal to buy the company out in January.
Theresa May's request for a short Article 50 delay got a cold shoulder from European Union counterparts on Wednesday, while Parliament held an emergency Brexit debate.
Kingfisher has begun the search for a new chief executive after a year when the DIY retailer's profits fell less than expected.
Superdry founder Julian Dunkerton said he was disappointed but not surprised after an influential shareholder advisory group recommended blocking his attempts to return to the clothing company's board.