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Market report: trade talks progress, IWG strikes Japan deal and Rio Tinto plans extra investment

Increasing hopes that the US and China will finally put their long-running trade dispute behind them gives investors a welcome lift as we begin a new trading week, but the ongoing lack of corporate news continues to act as a brake on hubris in the UK. In early deals the FTSE 100 remains largely directionless, drifting six points lower to 7,431.01, although FTSE 250 mid-caps are doing better, up ...

Better apart: Why company break-ups can release hidden value and benefit shareholders

Demergers are back in fashion with five companies in the FTSE 350 index each preparing to split into two separately-listed entities. Another one has just completed its split and there are rumours that a further FTSE 350 stock could spin off one of its businesses. Unbundled companies often flourish because they have the freedom to be more entrepreneurial and not be part of a larger company where ...

News in brief: Swallowfield, Brewin Dolphin, Jupiter, Synthomer , Laird, Standard Chartered, International Consolidated Airlines, Aer Lingus, Fitbug, Science in Sport, Fevertree Drinks, Lavendon

Swoop on Swallowfield A recent drop in the oil price should provide a tailwind for toiletries-to-cosmetics maker Swallowfield (SWL:AIM). An easing of the cost of oil-derived inputs should assist the positive recent margin trend at the micro cap, returned to profitability last year under CEO Chris How's turnaround strategy. (JC) 'Unbundling' overblown The costs of ...
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