The benchmark FTSE 100 is currently up 14.10 points to 4,145.60 as UK shares started the day on a mi...
The benchmark FTSE 100 is currently up 14.10 points to 4,145.60 as UK shares started the day on a mixed note.
BP advanced 3.75p to 433p.
British Sky Broadcasting Group dropped 9p to 697p.
Business Systems Group Holdings shed 0.13p to 7.25p after the UK provider of software and related services said business this fiscal year is worse than it expected.
Europe's third-biggest steelmaker, Corus Group, fell 0.54p to 16.25p after it said it has enough financial strength to stand on its own.
Reuters Group lost 5.75p to 183p.
RMC Group advanced 4.75p to 491p. The world's largest maker of ready- mix concrete sold its waste-control and landfill businesses to Severn Trent Plc's Biffa Waste Services for about £141m.
Meanwhile, Severn Trent fell 1.5p to 695p.
In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 9.88 points to 9,120.39 earlier today.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 49.80 points to 9,930.31.
On Wall Street, trading ended down yesterday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average index shed 114.27 points to 9,179.53 by the close, and the S&P 500 index dropped 15.39 points to 994.70.
Nasdaq's Composite index declined 28.50 points to 1,648.64.
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