FTSE Flat as Unilever Slips by 7%

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The FTSE 100 slipped by 0.1 points, down to 7,299.86 yesterday after a quiet session. The biggest news of the day was the fallout from Unilever rebuffing Kraft Heinz’s takeover bid.

Wall Street was closed for President’s Day, but the German DAX put in a strong performance, gaining 70.6 points, while the French CAC 40 slipped by 2.6 points. Brent Crude was $56.15 a barrel, and the pound rebounded up to $1.25.

It is not uncommon for days without US traders to be quiet on the European front. Friday’s bounce in risk assets saw no follow through in Europe, and the main focus of the day was the decline in Unilever shares, with Kraft stepping back from their proposed bid.

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CompanyPriceChange
Unilever3,791.00p204.50 % rise5.70 %
Capita558.50p24.50 % rise4.59 %
UBM759.00p32.50 % rise4.47 %
Lloyds Banking Group69.70p2.93 % rise4.39 %
Capital & Counties..309.30p12.10 % rise4.07 %
CompanyPriceChange
Serco Group118.50p29.20 % fall19.77 %
Weir Group1,842.00p180.00 % fall8.90 %
Indivior345.20p24.40 % fall6.60 %
Hays147.20p10.20 % fall6.48 %
Vedanta Resources963.00p51.00 % fall5.03 %

IndexValueChange
FTSE 1007,302.2527.42 % rise0.38 %
FTSE 25018,677.5994.62 % fall0.50 %
FTSE 3504,026.539.20 % rise0.23 %
FTSE Small Cap5,341.8711.15 % fall0.21 %
FTSE All Share3,968.628.45 % rise0.21 %
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