File - Ships wait to be loaded at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach in this February 13, 2015 photo, as ports are partially closed due to a dispute between staff and bosses along the key trade frontline with Asia.
U.K. stocks trimmed their monthly gains in the last minutes of trading. Ashtead Group Plc and Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc led declines, falling more than 3.3 percent.
The US data centre business Equinix will spend �2.35bn snapping up its British rival Telecity in one of the biggest takeovers in the fast-growing cloud-based internet sector, which serves streaming services like Netflix and Spotify.
Britain's biggest steel strike in three decades is due to start after workers at Tata Steel voted 88pc in support of industrial action.
A sell-off in the closing minutes of trade sent the FTSE 100 sharply lower on Friday but AB Foods avoided the drop. Goldman Sachs backed AB's plan to launch its Primark chain in the US this September, with the clothing retailer seen as being ideally ...