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Specialist chemicals maker Synthomer said it had been included in a European Commission anti-trust probe into practices relating to the purchase of styrene monomer in the European Economic Area.
Lloyds Bank on Friday said it had sold its remaining 3. 3% in Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) for £344m.
Auto Trader defied expectations on the FTSE 250 on Thursday and rallied even as its full-year revenue and pre-tax profit for the year fell short of City forecasts, as the company’s total dividend for the year came in better than expected.
Mining giant Rio Tinto said it was forming a joint venture with China's Minmetals to look for new mineral deposits in that country and then around the world.
The UK taxpayer has been stuck with a bill of at least £148m courtesy of government contractor Carillion after its spectacular collapse in January with debts of £1. 5bn, the National Audit Office (NAO) said on Thursday.
Ascential, which is selling its events unit to sector peer ITE Group for £300m, said the group was trading in line with expectations for the full year.
NewRiver Real Estate Investment Trust on Thursday said it had bought Grays Shopping Centre in Essex for £20. 2m.
Commodities stocks were dominating the FTSE 100 leaderboard led by Centrica, while defensive stocks led the fallers.
Tatty-carpeted stationery and snacks retailer WH Smith shares topped the FTSE 250 leaderboard on Wednesday as the company impressed with stronger sales growth in the third quarter of its trading year, where like-for-like sales rose 1% compared to last year, reversing the 1% decline in the previous six months.
TSB's online banking meltdown is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority, the regulator said on Wednesday as it revealed more than 10,000 customers had been defrauded.
Challenger bank Charter Court Financial Services on Wednesday said it was selling its residual interest in the Charter Mortgage Funding 2018-1 plc securitisation for £13. 8m.
Outsourcing firm Serco on Wednesday said it had won an extension to its US contract to process healthcare elgibility applications worth up to $900m (£670. 6m).
Budget airline easyJet said May passenger numbers rose 3. 7% year-on-year to 7. 5m.
Keywords Studios on Tuesday said it had finalised terms on a new three-year €75m revolving credit facility.
Low-code software specialist Netcall said its MatsSoft unit had renewed a contract with an unnamed UK financial services institution worth a minimum of £3. 7m over four years.
The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) said it had bought two onshore wind farms in Northern France for €28m.
RHI Magnesita chief financial officer Octavio Pereira Lopes said he planned to leave the company by the end of 2018 and return to Brazil with his family to pursue other career opportunities, the company announced on Tuesday.
E-invoicing specialist Tungsten Corp said it expected annual revenue to rise to a record £33. 7m, although growth was behind guidance due mainly to longer sales cycles than expected in the second half of 2018.
Struggling UK retailer House of Fraser on Monday has denied reports it was close to collapse as it sought to finalise a rescue deal.
DS Smith shares rose as the company said it was buying Spanish packaging firm Europac for €1. 67bn (£1. 45bn). The acquisition, transaction expenses and the refinancing of Europac debt will be financed from a £1bn rights issue and a new committed debt facility of €740m (£645m), the company added.