Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8 points
lower at 7,143 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.
* CREST NICHOLSON: British housebuilder Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc
said on Tuesday it named Duncan Cooper finance director, replacing
Robert Allen who stepped down from the position in October following a profit
* LAURA ASHLEY: Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has dismissed an
unsolicited takeover offer from investment firm Flacks Group, saying it