Posts Tagged ‘world’

FTSE slides at open after Japan quake (AFP)

AFP – London’s main stock market slid at the start of trading Friday, as investors reacted to an earthquake in major economic power Japan.

TMX, LSE defend deal as regulator lists priorities (Reuters)

Reuters – The authors of a plan to combine the London and Toronto stock exchanges insisted on Thursday that the deal was fair, as regulators prepared to review if the proposal is in the public’s best interest.

FTSE down 0.85% at open (AFP)

AFP – Key stocks fell at the start of trading on Thursday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.85 percent to 5,886.97 points.