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Character crashes as rising costs, supply chain disruption trigger 10% profit downgrade

Shares in toy, games and giftware designer Character (CCT:AIM) crashed 19% lower to 562.5p on Wednesday as the New Malden-headquartered company downgraded annual earnings guidance due to a combination of supply chain disruption and rising costs.The developer and distributor of toy products based on top brands including Peppa Pig, Fireman Sam and Goo Jit Zu warned underlying pre-tax profit for the

Market report: Entertainment One soars as US toy maker Hasbro swoops in £3.3bn deal

Following a tough day of trading yesterday with worries over the direction of US interest rates, UK stock markets rebounded in early trade on Friday.The UK's leading FTSE 100 index is up 0.65%, or 46.55 points, to 7,174.71.While the FTSE 250, considered more representative of the UK economy, is up 0.9%, or 173.25 points, to 19,378.45 having been fuelled by a takeover bid for one of its constituent
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