The benchmark FTSE 100 closed down 9.90 points today at 4,242.20 after Reuters Group shares lost gro...
The benchmark FTSE 100 closed down 9.90 points today at 4,242.20 after Reuters Group shares lost ground.
Reuters shed 1.5p to 229.5p after an analyst at Goldman Sachs slashed the recommendation for the stock to "in-line" from "outperform".
Meanwhile, Centrica, Britain's biggest natural-gas supplier, advanced 6.5p to 192.75p.
Exel, a firm transporting and storing goods, also gained 12.5p to 709.5p.
BAE Systems climbed 2.75p to 171.25p after it said its first-half loss shrunk as revenue increased from its North American and programs divisions.
Camellia shed half a penny to 36.75p. The UK investment company said it sees few signs of business picking up after its agriculture operations posted a first-half loss.
Forbidden Technologies gained 6p to 46.5p. The software developer said it is to launch a new software package allowing normal Web servers to send high-quality video over the internet.
Geest, a supplier of meals to companies such as McDonald's, rose 7.5p to 472.5p after it announced first-half profit increased to £13.7m.
Surface Transforms advanced 32p to 54.5p after the developer and supplier of carbon-fiber materials received a contract from the US Air Force.
Swallowfield fell 11p to 79.5p. The cosmetics maker said its full-year profit had shrunk to £718,000 and its doesn't expect profits to increase for at least a year.
On Wall Street, trading is currently up as the Dow Jones Industrial Average index so far has gained 45.89 points to 9,466.35.
The S&P 500 index is up 6.31 points to 1,017.23 and Nasdaq's Composite index has so far climbed 9.48 points to 1,833.29.
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