The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in U.K. and Irish markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the last market close.
U.K. stocks slipped, after the FTSE 100 Index posted its largest weekly gain in seven weeks, as lower-than-forecast euro-area manufacturing data outweighed rising mining companies.
U.K. stocks declined, posting their biggest weekly drop in almost a month, as banks and technology companies fell amid investor concern on earnings and valuations.
U.K. stocks declined, following the biggest two-day rally for the FTSE 100 Index since January, after U.S. factory orders missed forecasts and concern grew about Spain’s economy.
U.K. stocks rose the most in eight weeks as manufacturing expansion quickened in Britain and China, and Vodafone Group Plc rallied to an 11 1/2-year high.
U.K. stocks climbed to a three-week high, led by retailers and mining companies, as Tesco Plc reported a pickup in sales and base-metal prices surged.
European stocks advanced, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index climbing to the highest since July 26, as reports showed German investor confidence in March increased more than forecast and American retail sales rose in February.