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FTSE gets relief rally, Marks & Spencer, Travis Perkins, Wetherspoon suspend dividends

The FTSE 100 bounced strongly on Friday, rising 4.6% to 5,389 points following gains in Asian markets overnight and expectations of more stimulus actions from around the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Stocks which have been hardest hit over the last two weeks bounced back strongly with share prices in Flutter (FLTR), Whitbread (WTB) and Royal Dutch (RDSB) all up double digit ...

Market report: Travis Perkins gains on Wickes demerger boost, Wizz Air dips despite raising guidance

The FTSE 100 opened higher on Wednesday morning as investors expect US interest rates will remain on hold when the Federal Reserve meets later today. Unlike the hotly anticipated Bank of England meeting tomorrow, today’s Fed meeting is expected to be a quiet affair with a strong likelihood of no change in its policy. Shortly after the market open, the UK’s benchmark index was up 21.66 ...

Market report: Reckitt Benckiser cuts guidance for second time, Just Eat flies on fresh buyout bid

UK stocks opened weaker today as the market awaits another key vote in parliament tonight. The FTSE 100 was down 15 points at 7,151 while the FTSE 250 was down 38 points at 20,270. Durex to Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser (RB.) cut its full-year guidance for the second time this year sticking the blame on cautious retail purchasing ahead of the flu season in the US for its Mucinex product ...

Six fascinating things you didn’t know about Morrisons, AO, Laura Ashley and more

Investors typically get to know companies well if they follow their story through trading updates and financial results. That doesn’t always give you the full picture. Several quoted businesses have unusual assets which aren’t front and centre of the investment case. There is often logic behind these quirky assets and you may be interested to read about a few examples. We’ve spotted a ...

Kingfisher gets welcome weather sales boost but leadership questions remain unanswered

Home improvement giant Kingfisher (KGF) announces a modest-but-most-welcome rise in first quarter sales amid tough retail market conditions. Reassuringly, the FTSE 100 retailer also leaves full year guidance unchanged, yet the shares are 2.6% easier at 235.6p in early dealings. The reverse reflects the ongoing challenges facing the French business and disappointment on the absence of any ...
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