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BAE Systems, a key supplier to both U.S. and British defense departments, rose on Friday morning
The contract between BAE Systems and the Army will extend over the next four years.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to rate hikes lifted commodity stocks and London's benchmarks while politics and earnings boosted continental Europe.
Banks and commodity stocks pared losses Monday, while arms firms received a boost late in the day from President Trump's plans for the defense budget.
The weapons manufacturer and F-35 partner saw sales and earnings grow ahead of consensus.
The weapons manufacturer, and F35 partner, saw sales and earnings grow ahead of consensus
The U.K.'s top business leaders have painted a pessimistic view of Brexit, with more than half of respondents in a survey saying that it is already having a negative impact.
Strong U.S. wage growth helped European markets reverse losses.
The U.S. President-Elect's tax and stimulus aims have boosted stocks in Europe as investors place bets on extended Trump Rally.
U.S. military spending is seen likely to rise after voters hand a mandate to the Republicans.
Rathbone announces a rights issue to plug a capital gap after the pension deficit widens in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Following the collapse of British Home Stores, industry bodies are calling for action to prevent future M&A from sinking distressed pensions
Raytheon is one defense stock that gives you the opportunity to play the growing drone market, as well as cybersecurity and other key military technologies.
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The weaker pound is likely to benefit some U.K. companies.
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Debt and other issues, coupled with slowing industry sales, could limit near-term interest in the truck maker.
Trading in European stocks is volatile Thursday.
European stocks rise on Tuesday, following gains across Asia, as Chinese GDP figures are no worse than expected yet weak enough to revive hopes of government stimulus.
While hardware manufacturers have gotten the most attention since Friday's attacks, Leidos and Booz Allen are more likely to see a near-term windfall.
ManTech appears ready to shake the doldrums that have haunted it since 2012 in time to participate in a round of government services consolidation.
Defense contractors may make deals to build on areas where they are strong and to shed weaker businesses.
European markets had a good start Thursday with a raft of earnings announcements in London and elsewhere and despite the volatility in Asia.
Just look at which sectors did well and which are lagging.
Rising tensions in the Middle East and elsewhere are causing governments to boost military spending and making defense stocks attractive.