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British Land follows Land Securities in emphasising residential potential of its property assets

“Whether it is down to hopes for a Brexit deal, a further decline in net debt or the increased dividend, shares in British Land...

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 13:57


Cash flow supports BP dividend and share price as oil major looks to start growing its output once more

“For the second straight quarter in a row, BP has paid a quarterly dividend of 10.25 cents, up from 10 cents a year ago....

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 12:10


Subscriber growth boosts Netflix but cash flow and valuation questions remain

“Investors in Netflix will be breathing a sigh of relief after the media services provider handily beat subscriber growth forecasts for the third quarter...

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 12:26


Autumn stumble brings defensive (and value) sectors back into focus

“The FTSE All-Share is down by 10% from the closing all-time high of 4,324 reached in May and the autumn shake-down also means that the...

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 11:23


Quantity and quality of FTSE 100 earnings both improve even as the index struggles

“As the FTSE 100 remains in the grip of a global bout of ‘risk-off’ sentiment, investors can draw some reassurance from how the quantity and...

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:01


Thai troubles take some of the gloss away from Tesco’s UK turnaround

“An eleventh consecutive increase in like-for-like sales in the UK, a strong performance from £4 billion acquisition Booker and a 67% increase in the interim...

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 13:47


Sunshine helps Next but retailer’s online expertise is the real ray of light

“As many suspected after the May and August trading updates, Next had been doing its best to keep a lid on sales and profit...

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 17:08


Morrison stays on track as McColl’s link-up adds to recovery’s momentum

“In some ways it is a shame that Morrison’s interim results are marred by two exceptional items that knock £61 million off stated profits,...

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 15:20


Utilities rally as Ofgem review proves no worse than feared

Centrica, SSE and United Utilities are all rallying this morning, even as the FTSE 100 languishes back at four-month lows, because the...

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 16:01


Why next week’s US wage growth numbers may be even more important than usual

“As America’s S&P 500 index continues to rack up new highs, investors are sensibly asking themselves what could go wrong and puncture the bull run...

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 14:06


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