LONDON/MILAN British shares suffered and sterling tumbled on Thursday as the growing risk of a disorderly divorce from the European Union spooked investors, with leading index the FTSE 100 moving for most of the day in rare lockstep with the domestic currency.
* RBS and some housebuilders have worst day since Brexit
MILAN/LONDON With world equity markets set to call time on one of the longest bull markets in history, so-called 'value stocks' - wallflowers during the technology-led boom years - are suddenly back in fashion.
MILAN, Nov 14 Oil prices bounced from
multi-month lows on Wednesday but stocks fell as disappointing
data heightened worries over slowing global growth, while the
pound wavered as Prime Minister Theresa May faced the hard task
of selling her Brexit deal.
MILAN, Nov 14 Oil struggled to find a floor and
stocks tumbled on Wednesday as disappointing German GDP figures
heightened worries over slowing global growth, while the pound
eased off peaks as Prime Minister Theresa May faced the hard
task of selling her Brexit deal.
MILAN/LONDON The UK's top share index finished broadly flat on Tuesday after sterling strength on Brexit deal hopes weighed on exporters, offsetting gains for Vodafone, Experian and Melrose Industries.
* Experian, Melrose, BTG gain after results
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MILAN, Nov 13 The UK's top share index rose on
Tuesday helped by a rally in Vodafone shares after the
mobile operator announced further cost cuts and plans to lift
MILAN A strong update by heavyweight drugmaker AstraZeneca lifted Britain's benchmark index above European peers on Thursday as a global rally that followed the midterm U.S. elections faded.
* Coca-Cola HBC leads FTSE gainers after update
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