News Headline Summary

South Africa have confirmed Glencore (GLEN LN) and Xstrata (XTA LN) merger hearings have now ended

- Competition tribunal to render verdict within 10 days.

Reaction details:

- No reaction seen in Glencore shares; trades GBP 3.82 (+0.68%) last.
- Also no reaction seen in Xstrata shares; trades GBP 11.47 (+0.79%) last.

Print 15:21, 18 Jan 2013 - FTSE 100 - Source: Newswires