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Pharma and banks among top risers on FTSE

The FTSE 100 was boosted by pharmaceutical and banking stocks, which closed 0.2% up at 7,278. Hikma (HIK) and Shire (SHP) rose 2.3% and 1.2% respectively, while Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) advanced 1.4%. OVERSEAS MARKETS Excitement over Trump's tax cut plans plus impressive results from ...

Carpetright FY to be at lower end of forecasts

Carpetright has warned that full year profits were likely to be towards the lower end of current forecasts. The group said it saw continued growth in the UK in the 12 weeks to 22 April with like-for-like sales up 1.4%, despite tougher market conditions. The group said Rest of Europe continued ...



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