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Third UK software play set to gate crash FTSE 100 index in latest reshuffle

The UK software sector’s FTSE 100 membership is about to jump by 50% presuming indicative changes are confirmed at the end of today’s stock market trading. Computer-aided design software supplier AVEVA (AVV) is one of two new entrants to the UK’s blue-chip index (insurer Phoenix Group (PHNX) is the other). The pair will replace gaming firm GVC (GVC) and Wood Group (WG.), the oil services ...

Another analyst turns negative on FTSE 100 software group Sage, triggering a 6.7% share price slump

Shares in technology group Sage (SGE) have fallen by 6.7% to 621.4p amid renewed negative analyst comment, making it by far the biggest faller among the UK’s FTSE 100 companies on Monday (20 Aug). Sage is one of the UK’s largest software vendors providing accounting, human resources and a selection of other enterprise applications crucial to small and mid-sized businesses ...

Market report: G4S loses prison contract, Mulberry hit by House of Fraser collapse

The FTSE 100 starts the week in positive fashion, up 0.45% to 7,592.71 ahead of crunch mid-week trade talks between the US and China. Security firm G4S (GFS) falls 1.6% to 248.4p as the government assumes control of Birmingham Prison from the company after a report reveals several major failings. Luxury handbag retailer Mulberry (MUL:AIM) slumps 26.2% to 420p as it warns annual profits could ...

‘Boring’ Computacenter is too expensive to buy despite impressive total returns

This year Computacenter (CCC) celebrates 20 years on the London stock market. That’s a long time for any stock but more recently it has refined its business to become a ‘Boring’ award winner in June 2018, the tongue-in-cheek gongs handed out by respected UK technology analyst Richard Holway. The ‘Boring’ awards go to IT services businesses listed on the London stock market with an ...

Will shares in antivirus group Avast soar as soon as they start trading on the market?

Consumer antivirus provider Avast (AVST) looks to be on the verge of firming up details of its planned stock market debut with reports suggesting it is close to finalising the IPO (initial public offering) price. The official guidance is for the flotation to happen in early May. Some observers even believe the shares could jump in price once they start trading, should Avast price its IPO at the ...
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