|Bid||1,475.00 x 401200|
|Ask||1,512.00 x 27500|
|Day's Range||1,491.00 - 1,511.00|
|52 Week Range||1,369.00 - 1,644.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.53|
|Dividend & Yield||1.16 (6.26%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said it remained committed to helping consumers hit by the most expensive energy tariffs, but had not decided how to intervene in the market and did not mention a price cap when setting out policy objectives. May previously said she would tackle high household energy prices if she was re-elected by introducing a cap on standard variable tariffs that could affect about 17 million families. "We have committed to extending the price protection currently in place for some vulnerable energy consumers to more of those on the poorest value tariffs," the government said on Wednesday, as it set out its policy plan.
SSE risked stoking further controversy about how much energy companies are making from hard-pressed UK households by revealing that its chief executive received a 72 per cent pay increase last year. Alistair ...
Britain's pound tumbled on Friday, lifting the country's main FTSE share index, after an election that denied any party a majority in parliament and fomented a sense of political chaos just days before Brexit talks begin. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would form a government with help from Northern Irish unionists, despite having failed to win the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct exit talks with the rest of the European Union. While sterling registered its biggest daily fall in eight months, the slump appeared to be checked by expectations from some investors that the government may pursue a softer stance on Brexit and even loosen the purse strings to assuage an austerity-weary electorate.