P511 Teletext 511 Oct27 21:11:02    ——————————————————————— ————————————— OPTIMISM ON SHELL BOOSTS FTSE 100 Optimism over forthcoming results at oil giant Shell and a strong rebound from early falls in the US, helped the FTSE 100 close 46.7 higher at 4630.1. Flora margarine maker Unilever, a eellow Anglo-Dutch firm, was flat after confirming a weak third quarter. It will spend more on advertising. Shire Pharma rose as key drug Fosrenol won US regulatory approval. Sector 'iant GlaxoSmithKline also rose. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Market data 512 Shares index 510 CELEBRITY GOSSIP p617 FTSE data Movers Popshares Total Ents
P511 Teletext 511 Oct27 21:12:20    ——————————————————————— ————————————— OPTIMISM ON SHELL BOOSTS FTSE 100 Mining stocks helped to power the FTSE 100 higher. The South African budget is seen as positive for the sector with gains for Anglo American and Rio Tinto. BHP Billiton rose on a asset sale. Telecoms were also in demand, with mmo2 and BT Group amongst the Footsie's best risers. BSkyB eased as a broker cast doubt on the group's attaining its target of 10m subscribers. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— Market data 512 Shares index 510 RACING HEADLINES p550 FTSE data Movers Popshares Total Ents
P511 Teletext 511 Oct27 21:02:16    ——————————————————————— ————————————— OPTIMISM ON SHELL BOOSTS FTSE 100 In the FTSE 250, Northern Ireland drugs group Warner Chilcott rose as it announced acceptance of an 862p per share bid led by private equity firms. Utility South Staffs jumped on a £142m takeover by First Isl!mic Bank. Travel group First Choice saw little benefit from a strong trading update with the good news already priced in, while EasyJet fell on a downbeat broker report on its prospects for 2005. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— Market data 512 Shares index 510 RACING HEADLINES p550 FTSE data Movers Popshares Total Ents
P511 Teletext 511 Oct27 21:12:09    ——————————————————————— ————————————— OPTIMISM ON SHELL BOOSTS FTSE 100 Wealth management group St James's Place, majority-owned by Halifax parent HBOS, rose after new business figures impressed the city. However, OFEX — the stock exchange for minnow companies — fell sharply after talks with Zyzygy were terminated. European bourses were also in positive mood, with insurance shares rallying. Reports from mobile phone giant Nokia and chemicals group Ciba were positive. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— Market data 512 Shares index 510 RACING HEADLINES p550 FTSE data Movers Popshares Total Ents
P511 Teletext 511 Oct27 21:18:17    ——————————————————————— ————————————— OPTIMISM ON SHELL BOOSTS FTSE 100 The Dow Jones, which rose 1.4% on Tuesday, fell soon after Wall Street opened, but later recovered. Durable goods for September rose just 0.2%, against forecasts of a 0.5% rise, said the Commerce Department. Worries on the election and oil prices persist. This was offset by strong home sales, which rose 3.5% to an annual rate of 1.206m in September. Analysts had expected a decline. ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Market data 512 Shares index 510 RACING HEADLINES p550 FTSE data Movers Popshares Total Ents
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