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Four important stories from the past week: HSBC, BHP Billiton, Acacia Mining and Fidessa

Investors may be disappointed with no annual dividend growth from FTSE 100 bank HSBC (HSBA) despite it reporting a stronger capital position. The bank’s common equity tier 1 ratio, a measure of the ability of the balance sheet to withstand economic shocks, has jumped to 14.5% from 13.6% a year ago. HSBC has decided to maintain its dividend at $0.51 per share. That puts the shares at 729.4p ...

Market report: HSBC and BHP Billiton profits jump, Fidessa targeted in £1.3bn takeover

Improving profitability of FTSE 100 giants is a theme running through the UK stock market in early trade on Tuesday. Blue-chip heavyweights HSBC (HSBA) and BHP Billiton (BLT), the huge mining company, both post substantially improved profits. Full year results from banking group HSBC (read parts one and two) demonstrate further progress in its recovery drive, the group today reporting that it ...

Market report: Investors rally behind Ocado’s long-mooted international deal

On a fairly busy Tuesday for corporate news the UK’s major high street banks pass financial stress tests, Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) has axed its austerity payout as its balance sheet strengthens and Pets at Home (PETS) losses its chief executive. But the biggest story of the day comes at supermarkets delivery company Ocado (OCDO), which has finally inked the long-awaited international tie-up ...
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