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UPDATE 2-Anglo American Q1 output falls; copper, Minas-Rio iron ore rise

5:39am EDT

* Minas-Rio iron ore mine ramp-up ahead of plan - CEO (Adds analyst comments, graphic, updates share move)

British pension fund USSL to buy telecom co KCOM for 504 million pounds

Apr 24 2019

British pension fund Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USSL) said its Humber Bidco unit would buy telecommunication company KCOM for 504 million pounds ($651.42 million), sending KCOM shares soaring more than 30 percent.

FTSE 100 slumps as oil price boost fades; KCOM jumps on buyout bid

Apr 24 2019

Britain's main equities index dropped on Wednesday as oil majors weakened amid signs that global markets remain adequately supplied, while telecom group KCOM sky-rocketed after agreeing to a takeover deal.

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 slumps as oil price boost fades; KCOM jumps on buyout bid

Apr 24 2019

* KCOM surges on M&A news (Adds company news items, updates to closing prices)

London's shares off six-month highs, Bunzl suffers worst day in a decade

Apr 17 2019

Britain's FTSE 100 was off its six-month high as a fall in miners over Vale's plans to reopen a major Brazilian mine offset gains in banks after upbeat data from China, while Bunzl sank on a slowdown in revenue growth.

UPDATE 2-London's shares off 6-month highs, Bunzl suffers worst day in a decade

Apr 17 2019

* Mediclinic surges on mid-caps (Adds company news items, updates to closing prices)

Hunting sees more consolidation in a competitive oilfield services space

Apr 17 2019

British oilfield services firm Hunting's top boss on Wednesday said there could be more consolidation in an already intensely competitive sector, after the company reported in-line profit for the first quarter.

UK shares at six-month highs, JD Sports leaps on profit beat

Apr 16 2019

Asia-focused financial stocks, gaining on upbeat data from China, and a weaker sterling thrust London's main index to levels not seen since October, while mid-cap retailer JD Sports hit a record high after a forecast-beating profit.

UPDATE 2-UK shares at 6-month highs, JD Sports leaps on profit beat

Apr 16 2019

* Galliford slides on mid-caps (Adds company news items, updates to closing prices)

Athleisure wear helps JD Sports defy Britain's retail gloom

Apr 16 2019

Millennials' fondness for athleisure wear helped retailer JD Sports Fashion defy Britain's retail gloom and beat full-year earnings expectations on Tuesday.

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