The benchmark FTSE 100 is currently up 16.10 points to 4,074.20 after UK stocks opened this week on ...
The benchmark FTSE 100 is currently up 16.10 points to 4,074.20 after UK stocks opened this week on a positive note.
Burberry, a luxury-goods retailer, gained 7.25p to 283p after the firm announced sales rose toward the end of the first quarter as its seasonal promotions increased customer spending.
ARM Holdings rose 1.25p to 77.75p after Citigroup Inc. elevated its recommendation for the semiconductor industry.
Highbury House Communications dropped 0.25p to 22.5p after the magazine publisher said it will buy Paragon Publishing Holdings Ltd. for £32m.
Meanwhile, the constructing-services company, Interserve shed 12p to 242.5p.
Pace Micro Technology fell 8.25p to 47.5p. The maker of television set-top boxes said it won't pay a dividend after full-year sales dropped by more than 50% and the annual loss increased to £48m.
In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index rose 120.28 points to 9,755.63 earlier today, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 190.58 points to 10,102.08.
On Wall Street, trading ended up last week as the Dow Jones Industrial Average index gained 83.55 points to 9,119.59 by the Friday close.
The S&P 500 index rose 9.44 points to just below the 1,000 mark at 998.14, and Nasdaq's Composite index advanced 18.07 points to 1,733.93.
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