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Market unconvinced by Johnson Matthey’s progress

Thursday 06 Jun 2019

Following a strong rise in profit and a big hike in its dividend, it would seem there’s reason to be optimistic on FTSE 100 stock Johnson Matthey ( JMAT ) . But it’s not a view shared by the market as the chemical company’s shares failed to be lifted by its latest full-year results. Pre-tax profit...

UK inflation undershoots again

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

The rate of UK inflation did not increase as expected and remained at 2.6% in July against expectations of a rise to 2.7%. The second month in row that prices rose less than expected. Analysts believe the latest data will reduce pressure on the Bank of England’s (BoE) interest rate-setting...