William Hill Shares Gain as Profit Boost Softens Bid Blow

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  • Shares leap as much as 6.4% even after 888, Rank abandon plan
  • Stock price remains below value of withdrawn proposal

William Hill Plc shares rose in London after the U.K. bookmaker softened the blow of an abandoned takeover by saying full-year profit will be at the top end of its target range.

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