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FTSE 250 movers: G4S surges on bid; Wetherspoons retreats

Shares of security services firm G4S surged after privately-owned Canadian rival GardaWorld announced a hostile 190p per share possible offer valuing the company at £2.96bn. The offer price is 30% premium to Friday’s closing share price and an 86% premium to the price prior to its first approach in June. …

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FTSE 250 movers: Rotork retreats; Frasers rallies

Valve manufacturer Rotork was on the back foot as its stock went ex-dividend. Frasers Group, formerly Sports Direct, gained after saying it plans to spend £100m on its digital elevation strategy and forecasting a 10-30% improvement in underlying core earnings next year as 2020 profits fell by a fifth due …

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FTSE 250 movers: AO World surges; Capco down on results

London’s FTSE 250 was up 0.5% at 18,077.60 in afternoon trade on Wednesday. Online electrical goods retailer AO World surged to the top of the index, with traders pointing to positive read-across from Asos, which said annual sales and profit were set to be “significantly ahead” of market expectations. Although …

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FTSE 250 movers: Cineworld surges; gold miners retreat

London’s FTSE 250 was up 1.4% at 17,964.71 in afternoon trade on Tuesday. Cineworld surged, with traders pointing to speculation the company may be taken private by its founder. The shares had already rallied on Monday on takeover speculation after a US judge granted the government’s request to end the …

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FTSE 250 movers: EasyJet flies higher; Babcock slumps

London’s FTSE 250 was up 0.8% at 17,302.31 in afternoon trade on Tuesday. EasyJet was sitting pretty at the top of the index as it said it expects to report a smaller loss for the fourth quarter of the year and announced the expansion of its flight schedule amid stronger-than-expected …

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