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Goodbye London: Unilever Set to Lose Its Place in the FTSE 100

Unilever, one of the U.K.’s biggest companies, looks set to leave the country's blue chip FTSE 100 index after consolidating its legal structure in the Netherlands......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Consumer goods giant Unilever to leave FTSE 100 after relocating to the Netherlands

REUTERS/Toby Melville Unilever has announced a likely exit from London’s FTSE 100 index, following its HQ consolidati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2018

Unilever signals likely FTSE exit as Brazil strike hits sales

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever is "extremely unlikely" to stay in Britain's FTSE 100 blue chip share index after the consumer products company moves its headquarters to the Netherlands......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises, as pound falls on BOE rate-hike doubts

U.K. stocks advanced Friday, aided by a drop in the pound’s value after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney suggested that an interest-rate increase may not take place as soon as next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rallies, tries to turn green for the week

U.K. stocks trade higher Friday, helped by a rally for the energy sector as oil prices gained, but the FTSE 100 benchmark remains slightly in the red for the week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as oil shares extend losses; pound rallies on BOE rate vote

The U.K.’s blue-chips benchmark slid Thursday, falling further as oil shares extended losses, while the pound jumped after one more Bank of England policy maker joined the ranks in voting for an interest-rate increase......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 21st, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday, with tobacco companies among biggest gainers after a positive broker note, helping London’s blue-chip index bounce off a six-week low that it reached as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 leaps 1%, as commodity shares lift index off 6-week low

U.K. stocks jumped Tuesday, with gains for oil shares helping London’s blue-chips index bounce off a six-week low that it suffered as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 logs 3rd straight drop as U.S.-China trade fight intensifies

U.K. stocks dropped Tuesday, with trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies escalating after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his administration to look for further tariffs on $200 billion in imported goods from China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as U.S.-China trade fight intensifies

U.K. stocks dropped Tuesday, with trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies escalating after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his administration to look for further tariffs on $200 billion in imported goods from China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

Unilever takes stand against digital media"s fake followers

LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Unilever , the world's second-biggest advertiser, is cutting ties with digital media "influencers" that buy followers, saying it wants to help make advertising more transparent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 17th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 slides as China growth concerns weigh on mining stocks

U.K. stocks fall as worries about slowing economic growth in China hit shares of mining companies. Meanwhile, investors prepare for the ECB to follow the Federal Reserve in revealing its monetary policy plans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 slips as oil shares fall, Fed steps into the spotlight

U.K. stocks finished a choppy session with a tiny loss Wednesday, with investors entering wait-and-see mode ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates, while latest figures on British inflation came in as expected......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 moves lower as oil shares fall, Fed steps into the spotlight

U.K. stocks slipped Wednesday, with investors entering wait-and-see mode ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates and the release of British inflation figures......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as traders weigh Trump-Kim pact, Brexit parliamentary debate

U.K. stocks finish in the red on Tuesday, after a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produced a pledge that critics said was too broad when it comes to denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 pulls back, with investors underwhelmed by Trump-Kim pledge

U.K. stocks fell Tuesday after a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un resulted in an agreement that critics said was too broad in nature when it comes to denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher as investors ‘pin their hopes’ on Trump-Kim summit

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100, after delayed start, ends choppy day with small loss

U.K. stocks got off to a rocky start Thursday following a technical glitch that delayed trade at the London Stock Exchange, eventually finishing the session with a modest loss......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2018

The London Stock Exchange — Europe"s biggest trading venue — went down for a whole hour

REUTERS/Toby Melville London Stock Exchange open hit by one hour delay on Thursday. Prices for stocks listed on the FTSE 100, Britain's benchmark share index, were unavailable immediately aft.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

Curreen Capital – Illiquid Securities: Goldmine… or Graveyard?

Some investors say that small illiquid stocks are the place to be. They’ve got a point – but you can still lose a.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 5th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 follows Europe’s lead, ending higher as Italy forms a new government

U.K. stocks bounced up Friday as the broader European equity market found cheer from the formation of a new government in Italy. But the gain wasn’t enough for London’s blue-chips benchmark to avoid a lackluster weekly performance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018