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UK stocks regain some losses by the close but still finish in the red

UK stocks closed weaker on Wednesday as US-China trade tensions continued to simmer and DIY chain Kingfisher slumped on a disappointing trading update. At 1630, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 58.44 points, or 0.8%, at 7,265.36. Kingfisher reversed 6.1% to 196p after it revealed a 3.7% ...

Kingfisher delivers 'disappointing' performance amid ongoing weakness in France

DIY group Kingfisher said its performance in the third quarter was 'disappointing', as like-for-like sales fell amid ongoing weakness in its French unit. Sales fell 3.1% to £2.95bn and were down 3.7% on a like-for-like basis. The company blamed the performance on disruption from new ...

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