London Stock Exchange has best quarter for two years

The London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 100 managed to record its best quarterly performance for two years. However the three months run ended on a downbeat note as investors seized the opportunity to cash in some of their profits. Overall the FTSE 100 finished the day down 118.39 points at 6773.04., with worries about the lack […]

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FTSE breaks 7,000 record

Britain’s benchmark FTSE 100 share index has risen above the psychologically important 7,000 level for the first time. The FTSE 100 has broken through the 7,000 level for the first time in its history, propelled by investor hopes that interest rates will stay at record lows and signs that Greece will stave off a deeper […]

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FTSE 100 closes at new record level

The Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 share index has hit a new high- passing through the previous record set on 30 December 1999. The FTSE closed at a new peak of 6,949.63. The previous record close was 6,930.2, set at the height of the dotcom boom. Earlier in the week, the index also set […]

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Groupon share floatation raises more money than expected

The sale of shares in Groupon has raised £437 million ($700m) after the Initial Public Offering was priced higher than had been expected.Shares in the company were originally priced in a range of $16 to $18 a share, but were eventually sold at $20. It values the business at almost £8.12 billion ($13 billion). Groupon […]

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