(Close): London's main share index, the FTSE 100, edged into positive territory at the end of Thursday trading. At the close, the benchmark blue-chip index was up 4.98 points, or 0.07%, to trade at 7,026.90.
The FTSE 100 managed to end the day higher after reversing earlier losses. The blue-chip index closed 0.3% higher at 7,021.92 after chancellor Philip Hammond suggested firms would not be restricted from recruiting highly skilled workers post-Brexit.
After suffering its worst day in over a year, luxury fashion house Burberry topped the FTSE 100, up 59p to �14.62 after Barclays and Berenberg raised their price target, following the group's return to growth in the the last quarter.
London: The FTSE 100 index fell almost 1%, dragged lower by Pearson, to close 66 points lower at 6,947.5. After warned of falling sales and "challenging" trading in a gloomy trading update, the world's largest educational publisher ended down 8.4% at ...
Marks and Spencer and SABMiller, now part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, were the only two FTSE 100 companies so far to issue rigorous statements on their actions to combat the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains, a study has found.
The FTSE 100 index has narrowly missed out on an all-time closing high after slipping back from record levels. The UK's benchmark index hit its highest ever level during trading at 7,129.83 shortly after midday.