1. GKN:LSE

    GKN PLC

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    343.94

    Today's change

    2.84 / +0.83%

    1 year change

    -6.03%

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  1. October 21, 2014

    GKN hit by strong pound

    GKN posted a fall in third-quarter sales on Tuesday after the British component maker was hit by a strong pound and falling...

  2. October 14, 2014

    Ten UK companies fell short of FRC reporting standards

    Ten UK companies including WH Smith, Royal Bank of Scotland and Rolls-Royce have issued financial statements that failed to...

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  1. October 9, 2014

    The best in-house legal teams are coming up with revenue-generating ideas

    The annual publication of law firms’ fees and profits are an exciting event for partners. They use the infamous PEP (profits...

  2. October 8, 2014

    GKN stalls on auto production fears

    Fears that auto production will stall dragged engineer GKN to a 16-month low on Wednesday. A drop in commodity prices into...

  3. August 1, 2014

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Moneysupermarket.com (MONY) Given the company’s across-the-board growth, technology investments and sizeable yield, we...

  4. July 29, 2014

    British component maker GKN shrugs off strong pound concerns

    Shares in GKN rose after the FTSE 100 British component maker said growth in the car market had helped offset the impact of...

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    July 29, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, NEWS GKN up on strong results, dividend. Thanks to a strong performance at its Driveline auto parts...

  6. July 29, 2014

    GKN results help push FTSE higher

    GKN, the UK engineer of car and aircraft parts, was the biggest gainer on the FTSE 100 on Tuesday after reporting higher...

  7. July 27, 2014

    UK profit warnings surge in first half

    British-listed companies have issued more profit warnings this year than in any first-half since 2011 – highlighting the...

  8. July 16, 2014

    Aerospace industry wins £154m for research into 3D printing

    The UK aerospace industry will be given £154m of public funds for new technologies such as 3D printing of aircraft parts,...

  9. June 24, 2014

    UK manufacturing better placed to take a pounding

    The tourist’s gain is the manufacturer’s pain. The strength of sterling is rattling companies such as Croda. The chemicals...

  10. May 19, 2014

    UK industrial sector poised for surge in acquisitions

    The chief executives of the UK’s listed industrial companies are beginning to demonstrate a renewed interest in making...

  11. April 22, 2014

    Plan to equip buses with F1 technology boosted by UK auto funding

    Proposals to use Formula One technology to make buses and diggers use less energy are among the first funded under a £1bn...

  12. April 15, 2014

    GKN warns of modest growth after earnings jump

    Shares in GKN rose after the FTSE 100 British engineer posted a 22 per cent rise in quarterly profit, boosted by growth in...

  13. April 15, 2014

    Earnings help European stocks limit losses

    Well-received corporate news helped set the pace at the top of Europe’s main stock indices on Tuesday, which remained...

  14. March 12, 2014

    Aerospace and automotive are UK manufacturing’s star performers

    Britain’s manufacturers are using cutting-edge technology and gadgets to improve products and processes as the sector...

  15. March 4, 2014

    EU uncertainty weighs on UK manufacturers

    The prospect of Britain leaving the European Union is harmful to UK companies and is already being used by competitors...

  16. February 25, 2014

    GKN eyes commercial aerospace acquisitions

    GKN is eyeing acquisitions in the booming civil aviation sector as the FTSE 100 British engineer seeks to further boost its...

  17. January 23, 2014

    Gap widens between UK executive pay and results

    Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group have been picked as the worst financial performers in the FTSE 100 index relative to the...

  18. December 26, 2013

    3D printing reshapes factory floor

    3D enters a new dimension For all the hype surrounding 3D printers and the potential for a new industrial revolution, their...

  19. October 22, 2013

    Resurgent car production accelerates GKN profits

    GKN’s quarterly profits have risen more than a third, on the back of a booming commercial aerospace sector and resurgent...

  20. September 4, 2013

    Better to offshore, than to crash out

    British manufacturers often serve the UK best by relocating chunks of their operations overseas. Inventor James Dyson was...

  21. August 2, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: GKN (GKN) Aerospace sales are underpinned by the civil aircraft boom, the automotive division is gaining and there’ll...

  22. July 31, 2013

    Centrica results boost FTSE 100

    Centrica climbed on London’s FTSE 100 index on Wednesday after the long cold winter drove increased gas usage and profit...

  23. July 30, 2013

    GKN results boosted by civil aviation market to beat expectations

    Shares in GKN took a turn upwards after the FTSE 100 maker of car steering systems overshot analysts’ first-half consensus...

  24. July 25, 2013

    GKN slides on Spirit Aero bid speculation

    GKN led London’s blue-chip fallers on worries it would raise cash to fund a US acquisition. The engineer slid 4.2 per cent...

  25. July 12, 2013

    Doubts over heroin substitute Suboxone depress Reckitt Benckiser

    Reckitt Benckiser tumbled as doubts grew about the heroin substitute that provides a fifth of its operating profits. US...

  26. June 4, 2013

    BTG buoyed by takeover speculation

    Takeover speculation put drug developer BTG among the gainers yesterday as the London market recovered from a one-month low....

  27. June 4, 2013

    FTSE rises as investors return to risk

    London’s FTSE 100 bounced on Monday, led by its riskier sectors, but signs of the impact of the stuttering eurozone economy...

  28. May 29, 2013

    FT Series: Europe must rely on innovation to secure its future

    In a cavernous factory in southwest England, vast machines are forming thin strands of carbon fibre into complex components...

  29. May 17, 2013

    Banks in demand as UBS backs switch to the sector

    Royal Bank of Scotland led the blue-chip risers on Friday as financial stocks helped pull the FTSE 100 to within touching...

  30. May 13, 2013

    An odd corporate vehicle for doing business in China

    In 2010, seven managers from PSA Peugeot Citroën and five from Chang’an Automobile met in Shenzhen, southern China, to lay...

  31. May 12, 2013

    Rotork chief springs to tap new openings

    On the face of it, Peter France’s timing could have been disastrous. The Arsenal-loving engineering graduate took over the...

  32. April 19, 2013

    Spectris forecasts cut as sales fall

    Shares in Spectris lost more than 14 per cent of their value on Friday after the precision instrument maker warned that...

  33. April 18, 2013

    Slowing motor production hits GKN profits

    Lacklustre vehicle production in Japan, Europe and India and a £23m restructuring charge have combined to put the brakes on...

  34. April 16, 2013

    Smith & Nephew down as FTSE 100 falls

    Trading worries put Smith & Nephew under pressure as the FTSE 100 fell for a third straight day. S&N fell 2.9 per cent to...

  35. April 12, 2013

    Industrialists split over Thatcher legacy

    GKN, one of the UK’s oldest industrial businesses, could have been just another casualty of the 1980s – the decade when...

  36. March 18, 2013

    UK to invest £1bn in aerospace research

    The UK is targeting an increased share of work on Airbus’ future passenger aircraft after the government announced plans for...

  37. March 17, 2013

    More robust outlook for UK engineers

    Profit warnings from British engineers were hitting the market so regularly in the final months of last year, they might...

  38. February 26, 2013

    GKN warns of sluggish European car demand

    GKN’s shares see-sawed on Tuesday, as concerns over the engineering group’s cautious outlook for 2013 were offset by...

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