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Market report: Pound slumps, Royal Mail and Aston Martin fail to win over investors

The FTSE 100 and 250 indices head in opposite directions amid panic over Brexit developments. Dominic Raab’s resignation as Brexit Secretary has triggered a sell-off in the pound and hurt the domestically-focused FTSE 250, down 0.7% to 18,772. In contrast, the more internationally-focused FTSE 100 rises 0.5% to 7,069, helped by strength in the mining sector amid hope that trade tensions will ...

Market report: Next basks in glow of summer sales boom, Card Factory weak, CMC warns

UK fashion retailer Next (NXT) has lifted its full year profit forecast by £10m to £727m after it saying that trading in August was better than expected. Shares in the FTSE 100 high street operator shot to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board in early trade on Tuesday after the company revealed ‘we did not experience any material loss of sales in August or early September.’ The shares ...

Market report: Profit warnings slam the brakes on holidays firm TUI and Card Factory while ex-divi deluge drag on FTSE 100

Package holidays firm TUI (TUI) is firmly on the back foot in early trade on Thursday after the company warned of a €35m hit to profits this year as foreign currencies move against it. The news comes alongside third quarters figures showing a 7.5% fall in underlying earnings, sending the stock sliding close on 10% to £14.33. That makes TUI the biggest loser across a fairly weak FTSE 100, the ...

Pubs, gaming firms and gold miners among handful to survive the stock market sell-off

Pubs, gaming firms and gold miners are among the handful of UK-quoted companies largely escaping Tuesday's stock market sell-off. Gold prices rose 0.7% at $1,342 per ounce on Tuesday. Gold is typically seen as a ‘safe haven’ during geopolitical crises or stock market crashes so it comes as little surprise that investors are today turning to the metal. Today's increase in the gold price ...
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