Market report: Kier stormer as cash pours into contractors on hopes of boom

The Telegraph | Feb 14, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  • Outsourcer Kier Group closed out its best-ever week of trading on Friday as investors continued to plough into Britain’s contractors on hopes the Government is preparing an infrastructure spending spree.
  • The FTSE 100 closed down 0.6pc overall, underperfoming European shares more widely.
  • The pan-European Stoxx 600 touched record highs mid-session, but ended down 0.1pc as it failed to hold on to gains amid mixed news on the coronavirus outbreak.