FTSE 250 movers: Royal Mail tumbles, Direct Line climbs

London’s FTSE 250 was down by 0.83% at 20,304.86 in afternoon trade on Thursday, with Royal Mail dragging the index lower. Shares in the mail carrier tanked after the company said its transformation programme was behind schedule, cut its interim dividend and warned of a “challenging” outlook for the letters …

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European stocks dip on China concerns

Reuters A Royal Mail postal worker stands in the yard of a sorting office in Altrincham, Britain. European stocks dropped on Thursday on concern the U.S. and China won’t imminently strike a trade deal. The Stoxx Europe 600 …

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Centrica, Royal Mail, Dart Group & more

Click here to read this morning’s Market Outlook from The Trader. IC TIP UPDATES:  A trading update from Knights Group Holdings (KGH) indicates the first half of the year will be in line with market expectations, with double digit organic revenue growth and the benefit of prior year acquisitions. Characterised as …

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Whose fat finger was that?

Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Julien Ponthus. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: julien.ponthus.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net EURONEXT: WHOSE FAT FINGER WAS THAT? (1028 GMT) Just a few minutes after the …

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UK borrowing soars, Royal Mail woes and William Hill shakeup

Here are the top business, market, and economic stories you should be watching today in the UK, Europe, and abroad: UK government borrowing hits five-year high UK government net borrowing rose to a five-year October high last month, official figures show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) data comes as the …

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