P524 Teletext 524 Nov 6 21:00:00   NEWS  FILE ———————————  ———————————————————————— COOKSON TAKES TOUGH ACTION Engineering group Cookson says it is pursuing further cost-cutting measures to deal with difficult trading conditions during the fourth quarter. But the company said it was in a strong financial position to weather the challenging economic and market backdrop. Cookson said group operating profit for the nine months ended September was unchanged from the previous year. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See p533-537 Next Shares City Family Finance