Wednesday, 05 August 2015
|INDEX : FTSE|
05 Aug 15 00:00
On 9 August 2011, the FTSE dropped 200 points, causing panicked investors to try to divest themselves of unwanted equities. more»
21:00 | 5/8/15
A rally among miners after some encouraging economic data from China also helped lift the FTSE 100 into positive territory, ahead 18.3 points to 6704.9. more»
(Open): The UK market opened higher, with insurer Legal & General leading the way after it reported stronger-than-expected half-year results. more»
Pharmaceuticals group Share was the day's biggest faller, sliding 5.9% after making a hostile takeover bid for US company Baxalta. more»
19:18 | 5/8/15
The insurance, savings and investment heavyweight is the biggest riser on the FTSE 100 so far this morning - gaining 4 per cent to 273.7p a share at publication time - following its half year results which showed a 6 per cent increase in pre-tax profit ... more»
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