Marks and Spencer Group PLC (MKS.L)
23 May 2018
May 24 Britain's FTSE futures were up 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open on Thursday.
May 24 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 5 points lower at 7,784 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BRITISH INFLATION: British inflation fell unexpectedly in April, according to data that prompted fresh questions about when the Bank of England would next raise interest rates and pushed sterling to its lowest level against the dollar this year. * BARCLAYS: Barclays Plc is not actively exploring a potential merger with rivals, two sources close to
LONDON, May 23 The UK's top share index was knocked down of its highs on Wednesday and sustained its biggest loss in two months as oil majors and commodity-related stocks fell but well-received results made Marks & Spencer a bright spot.
LONDON Marks & Spencer is modernising rapidly to survive and has finally found a strategy that will deliver the profitable, growing business craved by investors, the British retailer said on Wednesday. | Video
* Shares rise as much as 7 pct (Adds M&S chairman, analyst comment, updates shares)
LONDON, May 23 The UK's top share index nudged lower on Wednesday, weighed down by declines among commodity-related stocks, though well-received results from M&S and deal chatter among British banks kept trading lively.
LONDON, May 23 Britain's Marks & Spencer on Wednesday reported a 5.4 percent fall in full-year profit, a second straight decline, hurt by a weakening in the food profit margin.
* Targeting at least a third of sales from online channel (Adds detail, shares)
LONDON British retailer Marks & Spencer said on Tuesday it would close over 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a programme to re-shape its store estate as more sales move online.
LONDON, May 22 British retailer Marks & Spencer said on Tuesday it plans to close over 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a programme to re-shape its store estate as more sales move online.