Kingfisher PLC (KGF.L)
24 Apr 2019
March 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* Shares down 2.4 pct at 1142 GMT (Adds detail, CFO, CEO comment, updates shares)
LONDON, March 20 Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer, is to part company with its Chief Executive Véronique Laury, it said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Nov 21 UK shares jumped more than 1 percent on Wednesday for their best day in two months, helped by oil and banking stocks and upbeat results from Johnson Matthey, which soothed investor concerns about slowing earnings growth.
* Johnson Matthey rallies, Sage and Kingfisher sink after results
LONDON Kingfisher, Europe's second largest home improvement retailer, reported weak quarterly sales in France and said it would pull out of Russia, Spain and Portugal, sending its shares lower and raising questions over its plan to increase profit.
* Shares fall as much as 5.8 pct (Adds detail, analyst comment, shares)
LONDON, Nov 21 Kingfisher, Europe's second largest home improvement retailer, said on Wednesday it would exit Russia, Spain and Portugal so it can focus on markets where it has, or can reach, a market leading position.