FTSE 250 movers: Ibstock rallies on update; IG moves lower
London’s FTSE 250 was down 0.1% at 20,852.79 in afternoon trade on Thursday.
IG Group was in the red even as it agreed a $1bn deal to acquire American broker tastytrade and posted record interim numbers.
Shares of Aggreko, which provides power supplies for Glastonbury, fell after it emerged that the event will be cancelled again this year due to Covid-19.
Brick maker Ibstock rose sharply after it saying it now expects to report adjusted EBITDA for 2020 "modestly above" previous guidance of £50m.
Close Brothers gained after it hailed a "strong" first half and said it remained well placed for the rest of the year despite increased uncertainty. Updating on trading for the five months to 31 December, the banking group said all three of its divisions had seen positive trading.
FTSE 250 - Risers
Ibstock (IBST) 212.40p 7.93%
Just Eat Takeaway.Com N.V. (CDI) (JET) 8,360.00p 4.37%
Avon Rubber (AVON) 3,375.00p 4.33%
Kaz Minerals (KAZ) 780.40p 3.89%
Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings (AML) 1,791.60p 3.68%
Elementis (ELM) 117.40p 3.44%
Royal Mail (RMG) 414.70p 3.16%
Kainos Group (KNOS) 1,138.00p 3.08%
Just Group (JUST) 79.95p 2.96%
Close Brothers Group (CBG) 1,461.00p 2.96%
FTSE 250 - Fallers
IG Group Holdings (IGG) 824.00p -8.85%
Aggreko (AGK) 643.00p -4.67%
Ascential (ASCL) 360.00p -3.49%
Meggitt (MGGT) 427.30p -3.44%
IWG (IWG) 313.20p -3.33%
easyJet (EZJ) 806.80p -3.12%
Petrofac Ltd. (PFC) 106.10p -3.11%
Investec (INVP) 197.25p -3.07%
CMC Markets (CMCX) 416.00p -3.03%
Hammerson (HMSO) 21.97p -2.79%