London’s blue chip index edged out of the red on Thursday as US president Donald Trump played down the prospect of an attack in Syria.
London Stock Exchange Group has appointed Goldman Sachs veteran David Schwimmer as its new chief executive.
French shopping centre firm Klepierre has said it does not intend to make a formal offer for Hammerson, paving the way for the Bullring owner to seal a tie up with Intu.
Engine maker Rolls-Royce has warned over customer disruption and higher costs as it carries out additional inspections on some Trent 1000 engines.
Shares in Sage Group tanked on Friday as the software firm revised down its forecast for annual sales following a poor first half.
Debenhams is poised to report a halving of its profits next week after the retailer performed poorly over Christmas and was forced to close stores in March due to extreme weather.
Struggling retailer Homebase has drafted in a specialist consultancy firm to help advise its management team as fears over the DIY chain’s future intensify.
British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed that it is exploring a potential acquisition of low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle.
EDF Energy is to increase its standard variable electricity tariff by 1.4% – £16 a year – from June, affecting around 1.3 million customers.