Close Brothers hoping for more of the same
Friday 21 July
FTSE 250 merchant bank Close Brothers (CBG) is releasing a trading update on 21 July and investors will be hoping it can match the momentum on show in first half results to January 2017.
These numbers included key takeaways such as a 21% increase in adjusted operating profit and a 5% hike in dividend per share. As the company lends to small businesses its trading offers a barometer for the UK economy.