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FTSE 100 movers: Vodafone up on merger talks; Ocado in the red

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Monday 03 Oct 2022

FTSE 100 movers: Vodafone up on merger talks; Ocado in the red

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3% at 6,914.66 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Vodafone rallied after confirming it is in talks with Hong Kong-based CK Hutchison about a possible merger of its UK business with Three UK.

Responding to a Sky News report, Vodafone said the potential deal would involve both companies combining their UK businesses, with Vodafone owning 51% and CK Hutchison owning the remainder of the combined business.

BT Group and Airtel Africa also gained.

On the downside, online supermarket Ocado was among the worst performers on the index.

FTSE 100 - Risers

BT Group (BT.A) 126.50p 4.24%
Airtel Africa (AAF) 133.90p 3.64%
BP (BP.) 446.00p 2.98%
SSE (SSE) 1,572.00p 2.91%
B&M European Value Retail S.A. (DI) (BME) 314.80p 2.84%
Shell (SHEL) 2,307.00p 2.69%
Vodafone Group (VOD) 103.56p 2.41%
Fresnillo (FRES) 787.60p 2.39%
Anglo American (AAL) 2,798.50p 2.30%
Glencore (GLEN) 488.95p 2.26%

FTSE 100 - Fallers

Scottish Mortgage Inv Trust (SMT) 745.00p -4.78%
Ocado Group (OCDO) 454.90p -3.72%
St James's Place (STJ) 999.40p -3.53%
Hargreaves Lansdown (HL.) 837.00p -3.48%
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) (IAG) 91.80p -3.03%
Haleon (HLN) 271.25p -2.86%
Prudential (PRU) 870.60p -2.60%
Diageo (DGE) 3,706.50p -2.40%
Frasers Group (FRAS) 662.50p -2.29%
Rolls-Royce Holdings (RR.) 68.23p -1.95%

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