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Market report: Trade deal occupies investor minds while Quiz adds to retail gloom featured picture

Market report: Trade deal occupies investor minds while Quiz adds to retail gloom

UK stock markets stayed virtually flat at the start of a relatively quiet Wednesday with investors having relatively thin corporate news to provide direction and eyes firmly being fixed on the imminent signing of an initial US-China trade deal. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said tariffs on Chinese goods would not be repealed until the completion of a Phase 2 agreement, planting some ...
Operational leverage drives Games Workshop to record half year profits and share price featured picture

Operational leverage drives Games Workshop to record half year profits and share price

Fantasy miniatures maker Games Workshop (GAW) reported 16.3% growth in constant currency revenues and 40% uplift in operating profits for the first half to 1 December 2019. This is another impressive performance, one that continues to power the share price to record levels. To put this into context, the stock started 2019 trading at £30.40, while five years ago investors could have bought the ...
Market report: Boohoo sparkles, McBride warns on profits, Gambling Commission bans use of credit cards featured picture

Market report: Boohoo sparkles, McBride warns on profits, Gambling Commission bans use of credit cards

UK stocks opened slightly lower today with the FTSE 100 off 0.17% at 7,600.4 while the FTSE 250 index was flat at 21,720. Gambling stocks were on the back foot following the banning of credit cards which comes into effect on April 14. GVC (GVC) was trading off 0.24%, William Hill (WHM) was 2% lower while Flutter Entertainment (FLTR) shares were 0.8% softer. Online fashion retailer Boohoo ...
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