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Market report: Easyjet up despite 26% profit fall, AO World soars on reduced losses

The FTSE 100 got off to a strong start on Tuesday as the prospect of a majority Conservative government increased. Seen as more business friendly, the Tories have a 10 percentage point lead over Labour, according to the latest ICM opinion poll. The latest survey results also boosted the pound. While that is usually unhelpful for the export-heavy FTSE 100, the UK’s benchmark index jumped ...

Six fascinating things you didn’t know about Morrisons, AO, Laura Ashley and more

Investors typically get to know companies well if they follow their story through trading updates and financial results. That doesn’t always give you the full picture. Several quoted businesses have unusual assets which aren’t front and centre of the investment case. There is often logic behind these quirky assets and you may be interested to read about a few examples. We’ve spotted a ...

Market report: Water sector rallies on watchdog approval but BT slides on third quarter growth and cash flow pinch

UK water industry stocks are rallying in early trade on Thursday after the three UK listed firms – Severn Trent (SVT), United Utilities (UU.) and Pennon (PNN) – see their business plans win watchdog approval. That sends sector share prices rallying having removed a hefty unknown for investors, led by the 1.5% rise at United Utilities to 832p, the UK’s largest water company. The ...

Market report: Warnings leave investors wary although better news comes from Halma and Plus500

Tuesday has the look of another down day as early trading sees the FTSE 100 index slide back below the 7,000 mark. At 8.30am the UK’s blue-chip benchmark is trading around 30 points off at 6,970.32. This follows a rocky ride for lading US stocks overnight with the Dow down nearly 400 points and Nasdaq falling 219 points lower as technology-led stock market heavyweights such as ...
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