LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in British insurer Aviva (AV.L) fell more than five percent on Monday reflecting uncertainty about the potential benefits of the company's 5.6 billion pound (8.79 billion US dollar) plan to merge with rival Friends Life (FLG.
BT added 14.1p to 394.1p after confirming reports it was in talks with two mobile phone companies about a multi-million pound deal.
The Bank of England has appointed Deloitte to conduct a review after a technical glitch in its automated payments system threw thousands of property purchases into turmoil last month.
StockMarketWire.com - FTSE indices ended mixed with falls in resources stocks the main ballast on jitters over China's economy and the future price of oil.
Fortnum & Mason, the luxury food and gift retailer, has reported its highest profits in its 307-year history with its first new stores in hundreds of years contributing to a doubling of profits.