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Market report: UK stocks make modest gains despite De La Rue's survival warning and Compass drag

UK stock markets opened largely flat in early trade on Tuesday but there is plenty of corporate news to grab the attention of investors, not least banknote printer De La Rue (DLAR) crashing after warning that it may not survive. Shares in the company plunge more than 16% to 146.6pm the worst performer on the FTSE All-Shares, after telling investors that there is a ‘material uncertainty that ...

Market report: FTSE struggles on disappointing corporate updates as De La Rue warns again and Next sees lower growth

UK stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday as markets digested news of the first UK December general election since 1923. The FTSE 100 index of leading stocks was down 14 points or 0.2% to 7,293 while the FTSE 250 was down 36 points or 0.2% to 20,131. Healthcare, Food producers and beverages were leading the market while general retailers, Oil services and mining stocks were showing ...

Market report: FTSE 100 plunges to two-year low on US slowdown fears, DS Smith continues slide

UK stocks fall in line with continental Europe and US index futures as worries over the strength of the US economy begin to weigh on sentiment. In early trade the FTSE 100 index gives up almost 2% to 6,792.10, a new two-year low, while the FTSE 250 gives up 1.5% to a low for the year of 17,995 points. Tomorrow sees the release of three closely-watched indicators of the health of the US economy ...

Market report: Thomas Cook axes dividend after second profit alert in three months

Holidays provider Thomas Cook (TCG) has issued its second profit warning in three months and axed its dividend as it struggles to against a slump in bookings. In September the sun and sea breaks operator blamed this year’s flaming hot summer weather for a cut to its full year underlying profit forecast, slashing guidance from £323m to £280m. Thomas Cook now expects underlying earnings ...

Market report: RBS finance boss goes, Italy fall out goes on, former WPP man Sorrell back

The political crisis engulfing Italy continues to rattle investor cages across Europe and elsewhere around the globe, with Asian markets hit hard overnight. The UK’s FTSE 100 is making an unsettled start to trading on Wednesday, early modest gains being gradually whittled away to trade around 5 points lower at 7,627.65. It follows a 1.3% fall on Tuesday as investors took fright at the ...
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