FTSE 100 Poised to Edge Lower After Mixed Asia Trading
The FTSE 100 is expected to open seven points lower at 7345, according to CMC Markets, after mixed trading in Asia and a flat close on Wall Street. Mainland Chinese stocks drop 0.5%, but markets in Hong Kong and Japan are higher. The Dow closed largely unchanged at 36087. "We can expect to see a fairly flat European open after a similarly subdued Asia session thus far, with most attention on virtual talks between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping," CMC analyst Michael Hewson says.
Intermediate Capital 1H Pretax Profit Rose
Intermediate Capital Group PLC on Tuesday reported a rise in pretax profit for the first half of fiscal 2022, and said that it is confident in its medium-term guidance.
Imperial Brands FY 2021 Profit Rose
Imperial Brands PLC on Tuesday reported an improved profit for the year ended Sept. 30, mainly driven by one-offs, and said it is well placed to manage inflation.
AstraZeneca Has Delivered 2 Bln Covid-19 Vaccine Doses So Far
AstraZeneca PLC said Tuesday it has delivered along with its partners two billion doses of their Covid-19 vaccine in the past 11 months.
UK Takeover Panel Extends Stagecoach, National Express Bid Deadline to Dec. 14
Stagecoach Group PLC said Tuesday that the U.K. Takeover Panel has extended the deadline for peer National Express Group PLC to either make an offer for it or walk away until Dec. 14.
Diageo Expects to Grow Earnings by Up to 9% for FY 2023 to FY 2025
Diageo PLC said Tuesday that it expects to grow its organic operating profit by 6%-9% for fiscal 2023 to fiscal 2025.
Land Securities' Swung to 1H Pretax Profit; Increases Dividend
Land Securities Group PLC on Tuesday reported a swing to pretax profit for the first half of the fiscal year and increased its dividend payout.
Vodafone Group 1H Pretax Profit Fell; Raises FY Guidance
Vodafone Group PLC on Tuesday reported a fall in pretax profit for the first half of fiscal 2022 but raised its guidance for the full year.
Restaurant Group Raises 2021 Ebitda Guidance
Restaurant Group PLC on Tuesday raised its earnings expectations for 2021 after a strong performance through the autumn.
Craneware Says Four-Month Performance in Line With Views
Craneware PLC said Tuesday that activity in the first four months of fiscal 2022 was in line with management's expectations.
Contact: London NewsPlus, Dow Jones Newswires; Write to Sarka Halas at email@example.com
(END) Dow Jones Newswires