The London market nudged higher despite a mixed day which saw telecoms firms slump after the Labour Party outlined plans to turn broadband into a public service.
London Stock Exchange
Brexit and trade war optimism boosted global markets on Monday, as Commons Speaker John Bercow blocked the Government’s planned meaningful vote on its Brexit deal.
A roller-coaster day for FTSE firms saw the London markets close higher despite tailing off slightly in afternoon trading as optimism over a new Brexit deal softened.
The Hong Kong exchange’s abandoned takeover tilt for the London Stock Exchange marks the latest in a long line of doomed bids for the London bourse over the years.
The FTSE 100 turned around the Monday morning blues to end in the black after reopening following its worst week in nearly a year.
The Hong Kong exchange’s takeover tilt for the LSE marks the latest in a long line of bids for the London bourse over the years.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has launched a shock £31.6 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange Group in a move set to disrupt its UK rival’s tie-up with Refinitiv.
The value of the pound has crashed lower after traders were spooked by news that the Government is expected to suspend Parliament from mid-September.
The political collapse in Italy has dragged the European markets into the red, nullifying a positive start to trading on Tuesday.
There was big news in the world of finance this morning as Goldman Sachs banker David Schwimmer was named the new chief executive of the London Stock Exchange.