Market Report: Taking Stock
Tuesday 24 March 1998
Property Partnerships, developing commercial property and hotels, leapt 35p to 305p after announcing it was preliminary bid talks. Last week, the company appointed consultants to attract interest in its property portfolio.
Computer firm Acorn added 9.5p to 184.5p. It has a 38 per cent stake in ARM Holdings, a chip manufacturer whose proposed US listing is attracting attention. Analysts reckon ARM is worth at least 80p per Acorn share, and possibly a lot more. The shares were 129.5p a month ago.
Emergency landing at Heathrow sparks further controversy over London airport capacity
Unrest may spread across Europe, warns Red Cross chief
French government seeks to ban extreme right-wing group
BNP and EDL accused of attempt to fuel racial hatred after Woolwich terror attack
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