TRADERS switched on to ITV today as a swoop by the owner of While
The developments provided welcome relief for the
Markets reacted uneasily to the latest round of sanctions against
Gernany's Dax and
They reversed a decent performance for markets on Wednesday, driven by stronger economic growth figures in
On currency markets, the pound edged lower from recent highs sparked by expectations of an interest rate rise.
Sterling dropped just below
ITV shares surged 11.3p to 195.1p, while
Elsewhere in the top flight, shares in
This was after its annual results failed to provide any clues for investors about when the company might pay its first dividend.
Profits rose 16 per cent to pound(s)239.5 million for the year to
The business, which trades as
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TRADERS switched on to ITV today as a swoop by the owner of