Britain's steel union have welcomed the government's decision to open a consultation on making changes to the British Steel pension scheme.
Shares in defence giant QinetiQ(LSE: QQ) crept to two-and-half-month peaks this week in the lead-up to Thursday's full-year results.
Atlas Mara sees its full-year profit to exceed the underlying $11.3 million booked in 2015, but warns softer African currencies and a more challenging economic backdrop provide "meaningful" headwinds to achieving this.
Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT) actually beat some City forecasts at the half-year stage, although you wouldn't think so looking at its dreadful share price.
LONDON Shares in UK mining and oil & gas companies rallied on Thursday, tracking gains in commodities prices, although companies going "ex-div" weighed on the wider market.