Financial Times http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28391/all en Britain's FTSE edges back above 6,300 level http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/britains-ftse-edges-back-above-6300-level <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 gains 0.2 percent</p> <p>* Anglo American heads rally by miners</p> <p>* GlaxoSmithKline boosted by Barcap upgrade</p> <p>* BT Group knocked by BofA Merrill downgrade</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index pushed higher in early deals on Tuesday, nudging back above the 6,300 level which was breached for the first time since May 19 2008 in the previous session.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/britains-ftse-edges-back-above-6300-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial Times FTSE 100 Index United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740934 at http://www.globalpost.com Banks lead UK shares higher as FTSE resumes uptrend http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/banks-lead-uk-shares-higher-ftse-resumes-uptrend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 gains 0.2 percent</p> <p>* Financials add over 8 points to the index</p> <p>* Barclays boosted by proposed cuts</p> <p>* Index rangebound but technical picture looks rosy</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Britain's blue-chip index edged up on Monday, supported by resilient banking shares after posting its first weekly loss this year last week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/banks-lead-uk-shares-higher-ftse-resumes-uptrend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the United Kingdom Financial Times Pearson PLC Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752454 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Pearson to restructure as growth proves elusive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-2-pearson-restructure-growth-proves-elusive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Sees 2013 earnings flat</p> <p>* 2012 EPS down 3 pct to 84.2 pence in line with January guidance</p> <p>* Starts 150 mln stg restructuring plan</p> <p>* CEO says FT not for sale</p> <p>* Shares down 5.6 pct</p> <p>By Sarah Young</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - British learning and media group Pearson warned earnings will stall this year as it launched a 150-million-pound ($228.99 million) overhaul to counter a tough advertising market and tighter educational budgets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-2-pearson-restructure-growth-proves-elusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the United Kingdom Entertainment Financial Times Pearson Pearson PLC Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765870 at http://www.globalpost.com FTSE snaps three-day rally after miner weakness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/profit-takers-italian-bond-sale-drag-ftse-five-year-peak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell on Friday after a three-day rally, as investors backed away from riskier sectors and U.S. GDP figures came in below expectations.</p> <p>Material and energy stocks, which are sensitive to optimism over the global economic 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http://www.globalpost.com Britain's Pearson falls into first-half net loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130726/britains-pearson-falls-first-half-net-loss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British publisher Pearson fell into a first-half net loss on the back of restructuring costs, the group said on Friday, but better-than-expected revenues sent its share price surging.</p> <p>The owner of the Financial Times newspaper suffered a slender net loss of £8.0 million ($12 million, 9 million euros) in the six months to the end of June, compared with profit after tax of £36 million a year earlier.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a 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100 index.</p> <p>Pearson, which had previously expected an operating profit this year similar to the outcome last year, said the lower outlook reflected charges related to the merger of its Penguin book publishing division with rival Random House.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131030/british-publisher-pearson-issues-profits-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Financial Times Pearson Pearson Pearson PLC AFP Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:30:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5975053 at http://www.globalpost.com