British Shares Rise as Micro Focus Surges on Deal With HPE

September 8, 2016 8:00 AM

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U.K. equities climbed for a second day, the first back-to-back advances since mid-August, with Micro Focus International Plc jumping to a record.

Shares of the technology company rallied 21 percent as Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is combining some software assets with it. Dixons Carphone Plc gained 3.4 percent after reporting a sales increase and saying it sees no detectable impact of the Brexit vote on consumer behavior in the U.K. Ashtead...

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