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Market report: Superdry bruised as board walks out, warning from Photo-Me, CMC squeezed by new rules

The ramifications at fashion chain Superdry (SDRY) continue in early trade on Wednesday as investors mull the impact of yesterday’s narrowly supported return of founder Julian Dunkerton. Shareholders voted for the charismatic clothing entrepreneur to take a place back on the board by the thinnest of margins, getting 50.75% of votes to back his bid to return. But that has led to more ...

Market report: Brexit crunch talks this afternoon drag on markets, UK engineer Smiths to do the splits

UK stock markets plunged into the red in early trade on Wednesday as crunch time approaches over Brexit. On Tuesday Theresa May agreed the text of a draft withdrawal agreement with the EU and has called a meeting of senior ministers at Downing Street at 2pm today to approve the draft agreement. But investors are clearly far from convinced that any deal will get the votes needed potentially ...

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 ...
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