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Why Intertek is a good barometer for the effects of the Coronavirus

“Globalisation and the steady growth of trade flows around the world have been a boon to testing and certification specialist Intertek and the FTSE...

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 13:42


Full-year figures show huge contrast between Derwent London and Hammerson

“The differences between the full-year results from real estate investment trusts Derwent London and Hammerson could hardly be greater,” says Russ Mould, AJ...

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 17:34


Barclays admits it will not meet 2020 profitability target

“Just when closure on the PPI scandal could have bought Barclays some breathing room, the bank will now attract lurid headlines over the relationship between...

Thu, 13/02/2020 - 14:01


Trading update shows Bomhard has much to do at Imperial Brands

“In the unlikely event that they didn’t know why Alison Cooper had scrapped her target to grow Imperial Brands’ target for 10% dividend growth...

Wed, 05/02/2020 - 14:14


Sainsbury still has much to prove after Coupe era of strategic shifts

And he’s gone. Nine months after the Competition and Markets Authority blocked the proposed merger between Sainsbury and Asda, Mike Coupe, boss of Sainsbury...

Thu, 23/01/2020 - 10:24


Card Factory folds on special dividend payment plan for 2020

“And so, after Vodafone, Marks & Spencer, Royal Mail and Centrica, another dividend yield that looked ‘too good to be true’...

Fri, 10/01/2020 - 13:19


Will shipping stocks sail higher due to Middle Eastern tensions?

“Headline stock indices may be sliding lower as investors wait for President Trump’s response to the Iranian missile attacks on US bases in Iraq, but...

Wed, 08/01/2020 - 17:14


Apple hits new all-time high one year after profit warning

“The difference could hardly be bigger. On 2 January 2019, Apple issued a profit warning that took its shares down to an 18-month low....

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 16:21


Eleven 'ten-bagger' stocks from the past decade

"The list of FTSE 100 winners over the last decade, in total return terms (i.e. dividends reinvested) contains no fewer than five ten-baggers which have...

Mon, 23/12/2019 - 16:13


Impeachment unlikely to derail US stocks for long, if at all

“The Democrats have got their wish and the House of Representatives has passed two motions of impeachment against President Trump. Whether either the US electorate...

Fri, 20/12/2019 - 14:59


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