Aggreko PLC (AGGK.L)
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* Shares jump as much as 90 pct, top gainer on LSE (Adds details, background, updates shares)
** Power provider Aggreko up 2.5pct, one of the top gainers on FTSE-250 midcap index, and off last week's multi-year lows
LONDON, Aug 6 Britain's Aggreko said its markets were likely to remain difficult in 2016 as it adapts the business to cope with weaker oil and gas markets and geopolitical uncertainty.
LONDON, Aug 6 Aggreko, the world's largest power provider, said it expected trading in 2016 to remain difficult, with margins and returns set to be lower due to a restructuring following a profit warning last month.
LONDON, July 24 European shares fell to a new one-week low on Friday, with companies such as satellite operator SES slumping after a disappointing update and commodity shares tracking a sharp decline in metals and oil prices.
LONDON, July 24 European shares fell to a new one-week low on Friday, with companies like satellite operator SES slumping after a disappointing update and commodity shares tracking a sharp decline in mining and oil prices.
LONDON, July 24 European shares advanced on Friday, with well-received earnings updates from companies such as telecom major Vodafone and defence group Thales supporting the market.
LONDON, July 24 European shares turned higher on Friday as investors chewed over mixed earnings updates, getting support from well-received updates from Vodafone and Thales
LONDON, July 24 British temporary power firm Aggreko said on Friday that its pretax profit for this year would be between 8 and 15 percent lower than market forecasts, due to a slowdown in oil and gas and less favourable contract terms.