Main Headlines

FTSE rallies on retailers and pub group bid

UK stocks started the week on a bright note following advances on Asian exchanges with the benchmark FTSE 100 index closing up 1.1% at 7,195.6 Despite a downbeat Household Finance survey by researchers IHS Markit, supermarkets led the gains with Ocado up 4.6% at £12.04, Sainsbury up 3.2% ...

Mitie sells catering business to CH&CO for up to £85m

Facilities management company Mitie said it had agreed to sell its catering and hospitality business to CH&CO for up to £85m. The two companies also entered into a strategic partnership, which Mitie said would ensure its catering offer remained exclusive to Mitie clients. The decision to ...

Forex

Commodities

What the Papers Say

telegraph financial times daily mail daily express independent times
22:25 FTC chief says breaking up Facebook would...
source: FT.com
22:04 Resilient US earnings buck recession fears
source: FT.com
22:00 South Korea pension fund eyes offshore...
source: FT.com
21:39 FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
source: FT.com
21:33 PG&E sinks to 7-month low on new wildfire...
source: FT.com
21:30 Wall Street rises for third day while...
source: FT.com
20:09 China social media accounts suspended over...
source: FT.com
19:48 Banking bodies look at shorter trading day...
source: FT.com
19:47 Hong Kong billionaire to buy pub group...
source: FT.com
19:46 Royal Mail accord with workers is...
source: FT.com
[more ...]