P523 Teletext 523 Oct28 21:50:00       ———————————————— NEWS ————————  BAe GAINS ON ALLIANCE HOPES Shares in British Aerospace gain 1.7% on a report that the MoD has dropped its opposition to a defence equi—lfnt alliance between BAe and GEC. BAe shares were 22\p higher at 1,168\p in afternoon trading. The Sunday Times said the MoD was prepared to accept a deal because of a series of recent develo—lfnts but BAe dismissed the report as speculation. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See Pages 532 & 533 Next Shares CityIndex FamilyFinance