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UK Market News
Posted By: Laura Parrish
Laura Parrish

With two years of working for a global finance publication, Laura has recently joined UK Market News to write within our Global Shares division to offer a wider insight into worldwide shares especially US shares which have an influence in the UK.

Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. and EarthLink Holdings Corp. have agreed $673 million all-stock merger, bringing together the two service providers in an attempt to cut costs as revenues decline. As part of the deal, shareholders of Earthlink will...

By Laura Parrish on Nov 7th, 2016
Berkshire Hathaway

On Friday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said that its third quarter profit was down by 24 percent compared to the previous year after significant one-time gains in the prior period. Quarterly net income for the company went down to $7.2 billion...

By Laura Parrish on Nov 4th, 2016
AirFrance-KLM

Air France-KLM said that it will be rolling out a new long-haul, lower-cost airline to take back market share from lower-cost rivals in the Gulf in order to improve profits as it tries to restore shaky relations with its staff. The exponential...

By Laura Parrish on Nov 3rd, 2016
Mark Lyttleton

One of BlackRock’s high-profile portfolio managers, Mark Lyttleton, admitted guilt on two of three counts of insider trading during a hearing in court in London. After one of the charges was dropped, Lyttleton pleaded guilty on Wednesday...

By Laura Parrish on Nov 2nd, 2016
Martin Sorrell

WPP, the advertising company owned by Sir Martin Sorell, reported slow growth in sales in Britain as the first signs of the “Brexit anxiety” begins to show and affect businesses. The conglomerate, which owns advertising agencies like Ogilvy...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 31st, 2016
Getaround

In an announcement on Friday, Toyota Motor Corp said that it had invested in Getaround, a U.S. based car-sharing firm as car manufacturers attempt to boost their dominance within new tech industries which face intense competition from transport...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 28th, 2016
Antofagasta

During the third quarter, Chilean copper and gold miner Antofagasta saw its production increase however advised that copper production is likely to fall within the lower end of its guidance in 2017. Copper production in the third quarter grew...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 26th, 2016
Borje Ekholm

Börje Ekholm has been named as Ericsson AB’s  new chief executive on Wednesday as the telecom-equipment company attempts a turn around after slowing demand and tough global competition pressures earnings. Mr. Ekholm, who has been a member...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 26th, 2016
Under Armour

Under Armour, the U.S.’s second largest sportswear brand reported on Tuesday its slowest growth in quarterly sales in the last six years after its most popular region, North America slowed. The business reduced its long-term outlook for the...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 25th, 2016
London

The U.K.’s economy is now expected to grow at a faster pace than was originally predicted prior to the referendum. According to independent forecasts compiled by the U.K. Treasury, economists are predicting the country will perform significantly...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 22nd, 2016