|Bid||440.50 x 169200|
|Ask||442.50 x 5000|
|Day's range||440.00 - 446.00|
|52-week range||321.00 - 494.50|
|PE ratio (TTM)||15.98|
|Dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Britain's 2017 budget gave some meagre support on Wednesday to domestic stock and currency markets suffering from nerves over its plans to leave the European Union and the fallout for increasingly hard-pressed consumers. While finance minister Philip Hammond announced a rise in official growth forecasts for this year and cut predicted rates of public debt from November estimates, it was not enough to turn either the pound or the FTSE index positive on the day. Britain's construction & materials index hit a high for the day, up 0.3 percent, and shares in Costain Group (LSE: COST.L - news) rose 0.8 percent.
UK shares steadied at the close on Wednesday as Britain's budget statement delivered few surprises, although builders got a small boost from reassuring comments on infrastructure spending. Finance minister ...
UK shares inched up on Wednesday after Britain's budget statement delivered little surprises but builders got a small boost from reassuring comments on infrastructure spending. Finance minister Philip ...