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Oil majors, exporters boost FTSE 100; Fed minutes eyed

21 Aug 2019

London's FTSE 100 rose on Wednesday as oil majors tracked gains in crude prices and exporters benefited from a weaker pound, while markets waited for minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July meeting for signs of further policy easing.

UPDATE 2-Oil majors, exporters boost FTSE 100; Fed minutes eyed

21 Aug 2019

* OneSavings, Charter Court slip after warning of Brexit impact

Merging lenders OneSavings and Charter slide on Brexit and margin pressure

21 Aug 2019

Growing loan books at British mortgage lenders OneSavings and Charter Court Financial failed to shake off Brexit uncertainty and margin pressure as shares in the merging lenders slid by more than 6% on Wednesday

UPDATE 2-Merging lenders OneSavings and Charter slide on Brexit and margin pressure

21 Aug 2019

* Share prices drop more than 5% (Recasts, adds CEO comment, share prices)

UK pubs operator Greene King agrees to 4.6 billion pounds Hong Kong offer

20 Aug 2019

British pubs operator Greene King has agreed to a 4.6 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) bid from a Hong Kong-listed company founded by the territory's richest man Li Ka-Shing, which said it was seeking to increase its UK presence even as Brexit looms.

Oil majors, banks lead FTSE 100; Greene King soars on M&A

19 Aug 2019

London's FTSE 100 bagged gains on Monday led by oil majors and Asia-exposed banks that rose on moves by China to keep business interest rates low, while pub operator Greene King helped midcaps outshine after agreeing to be bought out.

UPDATE 2-Oil majors, banks lead FTSE 100; Greene King soars on M&A

19 Aug 2019

* Chinese moves on corporate interest rates lift stocks globally

UK shares bag gains after delayed stock market open

16 Aug 2019

UK shares rebounded on Friday after the London Stock Exchange's longest outage in years, with more stimulus plans from China bolstering the blue-chips and increased optimism about Britain avoiding a disruptive no-deal Brexit lifting the mid-caps.

UPDATE 2-UK shares bag gains after delayed stock market open

16 Aug 2019

* Financials biggest support after China stimulus (Adds news items, analyst comment, updates share prices to close)

Burford brings in caretaker CFO in governance overhaul

15 Aug 2019

Burford Capital , the litigation funder embroiled in a stand-off with short-seller Muddy Waters, on Thursday confirmed plans for a dual U.S. listing as it replaced its finance chief over investor concerns about her marriage to the CEO.

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