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Trump tweet topples FTSE 100

Aug 23 2019

London's main share index handed back its early gains to end lower on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tweeted "order" that U.S. companies shut operations in China, which dragged internationally exposed miners and banks into the red.

UPDATE 2-Trump tweet topples FTSE 100

Aug 23 2019

* London markets will be shut on Aug. 26 (Adds news items, analyst comment, updates to closing prices)

Woodford listed fund hits record low on valuation cut

Aug 23 2019

LONDON Shares in Woodford Capital Patient Trust , the listed fund run by money manager Neil Woodford, hit a record low on Friday after the trust's administrator said it would cut the valuation of one of its biggest holdings.

Woodford listed fund hits record low on valuation cut

Aug 23 2019

LONDON Shares in Woodford Capital Patient Trust , the listed fund run by money manager Neil Woodford, hit a record low on Friday after the trust's administrator said it would cut the valuation of one of its biggest holdings.

UPDATE 2-Woodford listed fund hits record low on valuation cut

Aug 23 2019

* Suspension likely to last until early December - Link (Adds Link's statement, Woodford comments, updates share move)

CMC Markets confident on outlook even as it braces for Australia clampdown

Aug 22 2019

British online trading firm CMC Markets Plc said on Thursday it expects its full-year results will top analysts' forecasts as it bounces back after being hit by regulatory changes in the industry.

Oil majors, exporters boost FTSE 100; Fed minutes eyed

Aug 21 2019

London's FTSE 100 rose on Wednesday as oil majors tracked gains in crude prices and exporters benefited from a weaker pound, while markets waited for minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July meeting for signs of further policy easing.

UPDATE 2-Oil majors, exporters boost FTSE 100; Fed minutes eyed

Aug 21 2019

* OneSavings, Charter Court slip after warning of Brexit impact

Merging lenders OneSavings and Charter slide on Brexit and margin pressure

Aug 21 2019

Growing loan books at British mortgage lenders OneSavings and Charter Court Financial failed to shake off Brexit uncertainty and margin pressure as shares in the merging lenders slid by more than 6% on Wednesday

UK pubs operator Greene King agrees to 4.6 billion pounds Hong Kong offer

Aug 19 2019

British pubs operator Greene King has agreed to a 4.6 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) bid from a Hong Kong-listed company founded by the territory's richest man Li Ka-Shing, which said it was seeking to increase its UK presence even as Brexit looms.

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