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Investors give Flutter another spin after pleasing interims

“Sailors always believe that it is tempting fate to change the name of a ship as it can bring bad luck, but so far ...

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 14:10


Barclays’ investment bank goes some (small) way to proving its worth

“On a stated basis, Barclays’ second-quarter, stated pre-tax profit fell by a fifth to £1.5 billion, which wouldn’t usually be a cause for celebration,...

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 13:10


PPI returns to haunt Lloyds (and bad loans trend looks a little worrying too)

“You cannot help but get the feeling that the 29 August Payment Protection Insurance claims deadline cannot come quick enough for the big banks, especially...

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 12:18


Apple looks to lay foundations for return to profits growth with Q3 results

Apple’s shares are up by a third this year and the company is within touching distance of the $1 trillion market cap mark again,...

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 10:08


Hammerson yet to nail a catalyst that unlocks value for shareholders

Hammerson’s shares continue to look very cheap on both a dividend yield and net asset value (NAV) basis, its prime outlet sites are proving...

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 13:26


Share price screen turns red again at ASOS

Netflix shareholders won’t enjoy looking at their trading screens this morning and neither will those of ASOS for precisely the same reason –...

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 11:34


What to look for when Netflix issues its Q2 results at 9pm tonight

“After starting the year with a furious rally, shares in Netflix are now finding it harder to make further gains and they still trade...

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 15:33


House of Fraser leaves Sports Direct looking stumped

“Mike Ashley may well be hoping that England’s remarkable victory in the 2019 Cricket World Cup final will translate into more sales of cricket kit...

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 16:44


Berkeley’s bumper cash returns fail to reassure investors over housing market worries

“Worries over the housing market and state of the UK economy more generally appear to be trumping the feel-good factor generated by better-than-expected profits and...

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 14:23


Halma shows how it is done with fortieth consecutive dividend increase

"It might not be a household name although a record of 40 consecutive increases of more than 5% in Halma’s annual dividend suggests that...

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 11:56


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