Persimmon PLC (PSN.L)
18 Aug 2017
* Worldpay falls as prospect of rival bid fades (Adds details, closing prices)
LONDON, July 5 Britain's major share index climbed higher on Wednesday, bolstered by buoyant housebuilders after a strong trading update from Persimmon, as strength in basic resource stocks underpinned gains.
LONDON, July 5 Britain's second biggest housebuilder by volume Persimmon said first-half sales rose by 7 percent, with a national election, which can often dampen demand as buyers put off major purchases, not affecting the market.
* 96.67 percent votes cast in favor of approving remuneration policy at AGM, 3.24 percent against
April 27 British investor Royal London Asset Management said on Thursday it would vote against housebuilder Persimmon on several pay-related issues at its annual general meeting.
* Has attracted 6% more visitors to our development sites than last year at this stage
* Fy underlying pretax profit rose 23 percent to 782.8 million stg