Kingfisher PLC (KGF.L)
17 Jun 2019
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LONDON British home improvement retailer Kingfisher missed forecasts for sales growth in its latest quarter, held back by the weak performance of its French businesses.
* Shares down 2.5% at 0818 GMT (Adds detail, analyst comment, shares)
May 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 11 points higher at 7,252 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.45% ahead of the cash market open.
LONDON, May 15 Home improvement retailer Kingfisher reported a small rise in underlying sales in its latest quarter, helped by supportive weather in Britain and a weak comparative number in the same period last year.
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.