|Bid||0.00 x 7900|
|Ask||7,400.00 x 17500|
|Day's range||7,135.00 - 7,210.00|
|52-week range||5,780.00 - 7,595.00|
|PE ratio (TTM)||29.61|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.31 (1.37%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Strength in financials and energy firms supported the FTSE on Friday but the index posted its widest weekly loss in two months after a week of political uncertainty and jitters about the resilience of the consumer engine of the UK economy. British stocks sold off on Thursday as fears grew around the squeezed British consumer and the durability of stronger macroeconomic data which had spurred cyclical sectors higher. The main FTSE 100 benchmark was up 0.6 percent at 7,463.54 points at its close, while UK mid-caps pulled out of Thursday's nosedive to gain claw back 1.3 percent.
European shares ended little changed on Tuesday as disappointing earnings updates weighed on banks and pharma stocks, but a well-received outlook from Vodafone helped Britain's FTSE 100 touch a record high. Germany's DAX also hit a fresh all-time peak before reversing course to end flat.
Support services company DCC (Frankfurt: DCC.F - news) has picked the head of its energy division, Donal Murphy, to succeed retiring chief executive Tommy Breen from July, it said on Wednesday. The company also announced plans to buy Shell's liquid petroleum gas (LPG) business in Hong Kong and Macau for HK$1.165 billion ($150 million) including debt, as part of a drive to focus more on energy - its largest business.
** DCC +c.2%, 4th top FTSE 100 gainer & trading near its life high after support services co indicates energy growth focus by agreeing to buy some assets from Shell, names energy unit head as CEO successor ...
British shares rose on Tuesday, boosted by a weak sterling and a surge in services company DCC , while UK mid caps posted a record closing level. Sterling fell to its lowest in two weeks against the dollar, ...
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European shares surrendered most of their early gains and ended slightly higher on Monday, with a slump in bond-proxy sectors following a rally in bond yields capping gains recorded by financials and miners. ...
European shares rose sharply on Monday, underpinned by gains among bank sector stocks, while debt collector Intrum Justitia soared to a record high after a merger deal and Siemens rose after a software ...