Dixons Carphone Profits on Sprint Deal

Friday, July 03, 2015

The FTSE 100 closed up on Thursday, boosted in part by a rise in the share price of Dixons Carphone. The mobile company profited thanks to the news that it had signed a deal with US peer, Sprint.

Shares in Dixons Carphone increased by 1.2 percent after it reached an agreement with Sprint which could potentially see it open 500 stores in the United States.

The gains in the UK’s leading index mirrored gains in Europe, where investors were cautiously optimistic about the prospect of seeing an end to the crisis in Greece.

Trading in the UK was mixed. Housebuilder Persimmon saw is share price slip by 0.2 percent during early trade, to recover up to 0.4 percent by the close of trading after it announced that it...

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