European shares little changed as focus returns to Covid-19 damage

Irish Times | Nov 26, 2020 at 7:30 PM
  • European shares ended Thursday’s session little changed.
  • The blue-chip FTSE 100 index slipped 0.4 per cent, with financial and material stocks weighing the most, while the domestically focussed mid-cap FTSE 250 lost 0.9 per cent, ending at a nine-day low.
  • Retail banker Virgin Money UK was among the biggest weights on the mid-cap index, dropping for a second straight day after reporting a 77 per cent drop in its annual profit.