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Comcast said it had bought more than 30% of Sky’s shares to make its £30. 6bn cash bid for the UK broadcaster mandatory.
AG Barr’s first half profit rose as the maker of Irn-Bru and other soft drinks steered a course through a soft drinks market made unpredictable by extreme weather and the introduction of the sugar tax.
Next raised its guidance for annual profit after the fashion retailer’s trading in August and early September was better than expected.
Smiths Group returned to growth last year as underlying revenue increased but currency swings and reclassification of costs sent reported annual profit down 8%.
Lloyd’s of London returned to profit in the first half of 2018 as the insurance market recovered from a series of catastrophes that hit its members in late 2017.
Stobart Group said annual results for its energy and rail divisions were likely to be lower than expectations as the owner of Southend airport seeks to recover from a damaging boardroom dispute.
British American Tobacco’s chief executive Nicandro Durante will retire next April after eight years in charge in which he turned BAT into the world’s biggest listed cigarette company.
The European commission has approved GlaxoSmithKline’s Nucala treatment for use with children who have severe asthma.
Vodafone has agreed to merge its loss-making Australian mobile joint venture with broadband provider TPG Telecom in a deal valuing the combined company at about A$15bn (£8. 4bn).
Xaar lost almost a third of its market value after the company said slow sales of its new printhead dragged trading below expectations.
Hunting swung back into profit in the first half and reinstated its dividend as the energy services group gained from a revival in US shale activity.
London house prices will fall this year and next and will drop sharply if the UK leaves the EU with no deal, a poll predicts.
The accounting regulator has fined Grant Thornton £3. 0m for misconduct over the firm’s audits of Nichols and Salford University.
James Fisher and Sons said it was upbeat about prospects for the year after reporting a 20% increase in first-half profit.
Shareholder rebellions jumped by a quarter at 2018 annual general meetings as protests about pay at FTSE 100 companies doubled.
Diploma’s chief executive Richard Ingram has left the technical equipment supplier after less than four months in the job.
The water regulator’s August position paper took a step back from an earlier more prescriptive stance, relieving concerns about Pennon, Severn Trent and United Utilities, HSBC said.
Japanese companies with operations in Britain are nonplussed by the UK government’s approach to Brexit as the deadline for leaving the EU nears, the Financial Times reported.
Admiral’s share price attaches value to unsustainable reserve releases, Berenberg said as the broker maintained its ‘sell’ rating on the FTSE 100 company's shares.
Capital & Regional has received formal approval for its plan to extend and develop a shopping centre in the London suburb of Walthamstow.