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Three sectors that might benefit from the post-election surge in sterling

“The pound’s surge to a 19-month high against the dollar at around $1.35 and a three-year peak against the euro north of €1.20 is grabbing...

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 11:42


Will latest Ted Baker warning leave the retailer vulnerable to a bid?

“Shares in Ted Baker are down by 80% this year and 90% from their 2015 peak, so some shareholders may now be hoping (or...

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 09:03


Endeavour may need to try harder if it is to secure Centamin

Endeavour Mining’s all-stock bid for Centamin is the third proposed deal in the gold mining industry in the space of a week. Investors...

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 15:38


Row over Royal Mail pricing finally laid to rest after latest profit warning

“Another profit warning, a well-trailed dividend cut and a share price collapse may finally put to rest the row over whether October 2013’s stock market...

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 12:26


Taylor Wimpey looks to reassure that its dividend is as safe as houses

Taylor Wimpey is currently the third highest-yielding stock in the FTSE 100 so income-seekers will take encouragement from the reassuring trading statement,” says Russ...

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:34


Uber posts an ugly set of third-quarter results

“You would have thought that WeWork’s spectacular fall from grace would act as a warning to companies about going for growth at any costs and...

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:23


BT avoids another first-half dividend horror show on Hallowe’en

“A cut to its first-half dividend a year ago was a sign that BT was in trouble and the shares have largely given investors...

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 13:55


Netflix results soothe some but not all of investors’ concerns

Netflix’s third-quarter earnings per share figure of $1.47 absolutely demolished the consensus analysts’ forecast of $1.05, as sales grew by 31% year-on-year, operating profit...

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 11:29


Ashtead looks to shrug off worries over US slowdown

Ashtead’s first-quarter sales and profit figures are in line with the forecasts for the full-year put out by the management team alongside June’s full-year...

Wed, 11/09/2019 - 08:55


PPI comes back to bite RBS one final time

“Just when investors were wondering whether the worst of RBS’ regulatory woes were behind it, the bank has confirmed that a final rush of...

Wed, 04/09/2019 - 16:58


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