The strongest-ever quarterly earnings from the UK’s largest mobile phone group, Everything Everywhere, today boosted the chances of its £10 billion flotation on the London stock market taking place by the end of this year.
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Wednesday 13 February 2008
Many of those outside the City see little difference between trading on the London markets and gambling. For Michael Spencer, Conservative Party treasurer and head of the blue-chip interdealer broker Icap, that difference is clear: one is a job, the other an investment opportunity.
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Friday 29 October 2004
MMO 2 found itself firmly on the sell list yesterday as forecast-busting results from its rival Orange led to fears that the unit of France Telecom is eating into mmO 2's market share.
Thursday 02 September 2004
France is selling up to 12.1 per cent of France Telecom in Europe's largest share placement in four years, bringing as much as €5.75bn (£3.9bn) into state coffers as it strives to cut national debt.
Sunday 08 August 2004
Thursday 10 June 2004
Colt telecom was the talk of the Square Mile yesterday as rumours of a bid for the alternative carrier circulated dealing rooms. Two names were bandied about as potential bidders for Colt: France Telecom and Cable & Wireless. But analysts quickly dismissed France Telecom as a potential buyer, arguing that the business did not fit well with its core operations.
Tuesday 24 February 2004
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Monday 23 June 2003
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