BA shares boosted by Emirates takeover talk

15th Jun 2006

Shares in British Airways gained 3.7 percent to 350 pence early on Thursday. After speculation rival Emirates might be interested in a bid, possibly at around 450p a share, dealers told Reuters news wire.The shares topped the list of FTSE 100 index gainers, despite a report that Emirates had denied the interest.

British Airways was not immediately available to comment.


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