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....2%. “Uncertainty over the outlook for houses prices combined with significant buying costs at the top end of the market continue to benefit the top end of the prime lettings market,” said Marcus Dixon, LonRes’s head of research. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 02:39:09 PM
....2%. “Uncertainty over the outlook for houses prices combined with significant buying costs at the top end of the market continue to benefit the top end of the prime lettings market,” said Marcus Dixon, LonRes’s head of research. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 03:30:19 PM
....com. Sara Dixon “Ham & Jam cafe: great coffee, a popular kids’ book club and an exhibition space. ...
Pensioners living in golden era as income rise outstrips workers’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 12:47:17 PM
....But groups representing retired households said the figures should be warmly welcomed. Anna Dixon of the Centre for Ageing Better said: “The news that average pensioner incomes after inflation have risen over the last 40 years is positive. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... A Fitbit selling for £134. 99 at Dixons, was £128 in Debenhams. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 03:30:47 PM
....uk. Steve Dixon-Smith “Beer Brothers off licence has local goodness (ales, cheese, bread) behind a slightly dated exterior: Herne Bay in microcosm. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:14:02 PM
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:15:51 AM
....The ITV chairman, Sir Peter Bazalgette, the former chairman and creative chief of Big Brother-maker Endemol, had been keen to replace him with a successor with serious experience at a publicly listed company. McCall has been appointed from a final shortlist of three that included Paul Geddes, the Direct Line chief and Channel 4 board member, and the Dixons Carphone boss, Sebastian James. ...
ITV closes in on naming easyJet's Carolyn McCall as CEO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 04:47:41 PM
....Two sources believe that McCall has finally accepted the role after weeks of negotiations as it emerged that Paul Geddes, the chief of Direct Line and a Channel 4 board member, who was an early favourite, is out of the process. It is thought that the three-person shortlist also included Sebastian James, the chief executive of Dixons Carphone. ...
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....The scheme, which experts say raises questions over triggering a possible criminal investigation, has been promoted by Anderson Group, one of the sector’s leading financial services firms. It has been used by recruitment agencies supplying low-paid workers to businesses including Marks & Spencer and Dixons Carphone. ...
One year on from Brexit vote: business's winners and losers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
....The fall in the pound and tougher backdrop for household finances has also hurt the fortunes of some UK focused companies. Hargreaves Lansdown said that while the FTSE 100 was up 18% over the past year, UK focused retailers Dixons Carphone and Next had suffered big falls, with shares down 29% and 27% respectively. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 09:32:26 AM
....“The trading environment has recently weakened beyond our expectation, with significant declines in store footfall leading to a material reduction in customer orders,” he added. Filby’s gloomy commentary on consumer spending hit investor confidence about the outlook for the retail sector, with the share prices of major chains including Next, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Dixons Carphone and AO World all hit. ...
Shop around to tackle inflation as rate at four-time high image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 08:20:00 AM
....". Nick Dixon, investment director at Aegon, warned against rushing into stock markets, which have performed well, but now look overvalued, while bond yields are also low. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 11:36:19 AM
....However, smaller companies - and those which depend on the spending power of the UK consumer - are suffering. Our spending with companies such as Next, the Restaurant Group, Easyjet and Dixons Carphone is discretionary. ...
Dixons Carphone says consumers keep spending image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 08:16:44 AM
. Sales at mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone rose 4% for the year to April despite what it calls "a lively political backdrop". ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . How ever, Nick Dixon, investment director at Aegon, warned that valuations look “toppy” and advised against rushing into shares. ...
Airport duty-free prices not always cheapest, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:00:29 AM
....The Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon was £20 cheaper at Toys R Us online than at Gatwick South World Duty Free. Which? said it was “stunned” to find the SanDisk Extreme Plus 64GB camera memory card selling for £73 more at Glasgow International’s Dixons Travel than at Currys online. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 03:14:32 PM
....But there is a lot of scepticism about that. Hugo Dixon of BreakingViews says that the current discussion will only buy Greece some more time, until mid-2018. ...
Dixons and Capita to drop out of FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:06:23 PM
. Dixons Carphone and Capita are to be relegated from the FTSE 100 index after their shares fell sharply in the last quarter. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....Capita is in danger of dropping into the second tier for the first time since 2004, as the cumulative effects of its recent woes finally catch up with it. Other possible candidates for the drop are Dixons Carphone and easyJet. ...
A London penthouse for £60,000. No, not to buy – that's the weekly rent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 09:00:35 AM
....Research this week found that lettings of London homes costing more than £3,000 a week – £156,000 a year – increased by 28% in the last three months of 2016. Marcus Dixon is head of research at property data firm LonRes, which crunched the numbers. ...
Foreign billionaires in London choosing to rent to avoid stamp duty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 04:04:20 PM
....The number of prime central lettings in the capital has risen steadily since the introduction in April 2016 of a 15% stamp duty tax on properties bought via offshore trusts, and a three percentage point surcharge on stamp duty on second homes. Marcus Dixon, LonRes’s head of research, said that rich foreigners who previously would have shelled out £10m or more on a London home are choosing to rent to avoid paying the tax. ...
Housing association agrees to buy back homes on 'substandard' development image
.... On Sunday, the housing minister Gavin Barwell said housing associations would form part of the government’s strategy to break the stranglehold of a handful of large developers. Clarion Housing is at the heart of the Orchard Village controversy, along with the building giant Willmott Dixon, the Greater London authority and Havering council, and the official housing regulator, the Homes and Communities Agency, which is accused by local residents and politicians of major failures. ...
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to step down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:40:12 AM
.... Harrison, who has been on the TalkTalk board since 2014, has worked at the company for seven years. Charles Dunstone, the non-executive chairman of TalkTalk, will move into the role of executive chairman after he steps down as the chair of Dixons Carphone on 1 May. ...
FTSE 100 extends string of record rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 08:31:20 AM
....Mining giant Anglo American led the list of gainers, rising 3. 8%, while retailer Dixons Carphone gained 3. ...
Boxing Day shoppers expected to splash out before Brexit price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:37:30 AM
....Retailers across the board have signalled the weakness of sterling will push up prices in 2017 as the cost of importing goods increases. Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. ...
Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:43:07 AM
.... The pound has lost more than 15% of its value against the dollar since the Brexit vote. Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
....25%. However, Nick Dixon, investment director at investment and -insurance giant Aegon, says: “With inflation moving towards the Bank’s 2% target quicker than expected, the only way is up for interest rates in 2017. ...
Bank of England HOLDS interest rates - but experts warn of 2017 hike image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 11:43:00 AM
....it means the prospect of an interest rate cut has disappeared further into the horizon and some experts now predict the Bank could even raise rates next year to stop prices spiralling. Nick Dixon, investment director at Aegon, said: “With inflation moving towards the Bank’s two per cent target quicker than expected, the only way is up for interest rates in 2017. ...
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....”. Nick Dixon, investment director at Aegon, said rising infl ation could force the Bank of England to hike base rates within six to nine months. ...
Dixons Carphone enjoys record Black Friday as it shrugs off Brexit effect image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:01:22 AM
. Dixons Carphone had a record trading day on Black Friday as the electrical retailer said it had seen no impact from the Brexit vote and shrugged off concerns that 2017 will be a tough year for UK consumers. ...
Dixons Carphone drags down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:35:43 AM
. (Close): London's leading shares finished lower on Wednesday, with Dixons Carphone bearing the brunt. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump 19% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 07:27:46 AM
. Profits at Dixons Carphone have jumped 19% after a rise in sales of phones and domestic appliances in its home market. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:29:14 PM
....”. Capita has struggled as its clients, which include O2, M&S, John Lewis and Dixons Carphone, have looked to cut costs in areas such as corporate travel and recruitment. ...
Black Friday online frenzy as John Lewis sales beat expectations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 01:06:15 PM
.... Last year the websites of several major retailers, including Argos, crashed due to the volume traffic, and in the early hours of today shoppers reported glitches on the Currys PC World and Tesco sites. Sebastian James, chief executive of Currys PC World owner Dixons Carphone, said: “UK stores and online very busy so far. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
....“This suggests that parts of the industry may be starting to resist what some see as an unwelcome discounting event in the run-up to the all-important Christmas trading period,” said Ian Gilmartin, Barclays’ head of retail and wholesale. However, the Dixons Carphone chief executive, Sebastian James, remains bullish, confident that this Friday will be the retailer’s biggest trading day for a fourth consecutive year, as it offers 3,500 products in the black tag sale event. ...
John Lewis, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and AO World set to raise prices in ‘Brexit tax’ image
. John Lewis, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and AO World are among the firms planning to raise costs for customers from January, according to The Sun. ...
John Lewis appoints Paula Nickolds as first female managing director image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 12:20:28 PM
....Heading one of the UK’s biggest and most respected retail brands, Nickolds will be one of only a handful of female bosses in an industry in which more than half of employees are women. Only Véronique Laury, head of B&Q owner Kingfisher, and Katie Bickerstaffe, head of Dixons Carphone’s UK and Irish business, hold comparable roles. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 06:12:32 AM
...." . Richard Dixon, director of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said the Scottish government's announcement was disappointing. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 08:11:44 AM
....British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines was up 4% after a positive broker's note and a hint from chief executive Willie Walsh that other airlines were keen to join the group. Dixons Carphone also rose almost 4% after reporting an increase in first-quarter sales and "no detectable impact" from the Brexit vote. ...
Ex-dividend firms drag down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 07:29:18 AM
....(Close): London's leading shares fell in Thursday morning trade after several big companies went ex-dividend. Among those trading without entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out were Dixons Carphone, Taylor Wimpey and Hammerson, all down. ...
Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.25% and expands QE image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of August 2016 11:05:19 AM
.... “But it is only likely to cushion, rather than fully offset, the shock to UK growth that June’s Brexit vote will cause,” it said. Peter Dixon, economist at Commerzbank, said the BoE had “applied its much-vaunted sledgehammer”. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 21st of July 2016 02:06:20 PM
.... VCRs were required to play or record such tapes. It was 12 years ago that UK High Street retailer Dixons decided to phase out the sale of VCRs due to the popularity of DVD players. ...

Dixons Carphone sets out £1bn services goal
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of July 2016 01:05:54 PM
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 08:46:45 AM
. Dixons Carphone boss Seb James explains how the company is responding to the Brexit vote. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:55:43 AM
. Dixons Carphone has unveiled a 17% rise in annual pre-tax profits to £447m and dismissed concerns over Britain’s decision to leave the EU. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump by 17% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:38:18 AM
. Dixons Carphone chief executive has said the company expects to find "opportunities for additional growth" in the wake of Brexit as it announced a 17% jump in profits. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 10:51:02 AM
....We have today written to the UK government and the European commission to ask them to prioritise the UK remaining part of the single EU aviation market, given its importance to trade and consumers. Sebastian James, chief executive, Dixons Carphone. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of June 2016 04:32:05 PM
....”. Sir John Collins, a former chairman of Dixons who headed the Whitehall honours committee that proposed Green’s ennoblement, has also said the tycoon should be stripped of the honour if his handling of BHS is found to have lacked integrity. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of June 2016 04:38:36 PM
.... The market is also being boosted by the growing popularity of Ultra HD TVs, a new technology that offers four times the resolution of HD screens and the promise of seeing “every blade of grass on the pitch”. “We know that if customers have already been contemplating getting a new TV, this is the kind of event that will trigger them into action,” said a spokesman for electronic goods retailer Dixons Carphone. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 05:11:16 PM
....September - Phones 4U mobile phone chain falls into administration, putting more than 5,600 jobs at risk at its 720 outlets including 550 stores. About 800 staff get jobs operating phone concessions in Dixons Carphone stores and some stores are taken on by Vodafone and EE, but more than 3,000 workers lose jobs. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 07:33:42 AM
.... It added that providers could also be breaching consumer law by automatically renewing a contract at the end of a fixed term without giving notice or the right to withdraw. Following the inquiry, Dixons Carphone, JustCloud and Livedrive committed to providing fairer terms to cloud customers, and the CMA urged others to do the same. ...
Millions of young workers 'should take more risk with pensions' to save for retirement image
....As a result, 25-34 year olds have seen their pension savings increase by 168 per cent since 2002, while the more conservative savings of 65 year olds have seen slower growth of 120 per cent over the same period, found analysis by Close Brothers. Nick Dixon, Investment Director at Aegon UK, said: “The highest risk investment strategy for a millennial, ironically, is investing in low risk funds with low returns. ...
Tesco shares slip on property and growth concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 10:01:42 AM
. On a day when retailers have seen varying reactions to their results - Marks & Spencer down, Dixons Carphone up - Tesco is also in the spotlight. ...
Philip Green ‘should lose knighthood if integrity over BHS found wanting’ image
.... BHS went into administration this week putting 11,000 jobs at risk. Sir John Collins, a former chairman of Dixons who headed the Whitehall honours committee which proposed Green’s ennoblement, said the BHS story was “not a good one” and its sale to Retail Acquisitions did not fill him with confidence. ...
The innovators: fruitful idea turns waste food into a tasty snack image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 17th of April 2016 12:34:52 PM
....With forklift trucks carrying pallets of fruit and vegetables between sellers, and voices from all corners of the world shouting at each other, New Covent Garden market can be an intimidating place in the early hours of the morning. But this is where environmental enthusiasts Ilana Taub and Michael Minch-Dixon found inspiration for an idea to use goods that would otherwise be thrown out to make a snack consisting of apples, bananas, mangoes and other produce. ...
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....Even if the 45% target was to be met by all countries, that’s still more than half of waste batteries being dumped, incinerated or sitting in household drawers. Robbie Staniforth, commercial manager of Ecosurety, which manages UK compliance with the Batteries Directive for Lidl, Poundland and Dixons, believes one way forward could be to make it easier for consumers to recycle batteries by incorporating the service into kerbside household waste collection. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of April 2016 03:30:14 PM
....”. Anna Dixon “The coffee shop at Ffin y Parc – delicious cakes and small exhibitions of local artists. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 06:58:05 PM
.... As companies that rely heavily on publicly funded contracts, they have a duty to support the UK economy, not those of China and Turkey,” she said. Build UK members who have not signed the charter include Wates, Mace, Willmott Dixon, Kier and Interserve. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 12:01:12 AM
.... However, the bank has declared itself in favour of staying in the EU and threatened to move 1,000 jobs to Paris if the vote goes in favour of Brexit. David Ross, a founder of Carphone Warehouse – now Dixons Carphone, is another prominent supporter despite his co-founder Sir Charles Dunstone backing the remain campaign. ...
...."The issue of when the UK raises rates depends to a large degree on (one) global events and (two) the outcome of the Brexit referendum. Therefore any attempt to predict when rates might rise is highly conditional upon events elsewhere," said Peter Dixon at Commerzbank. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 11:10:00 PM
....The 60-year-old, under whose leadership the discounter has floated on the stock market and expanded from 146 stores with £310million sales to a £1billion business with over 900 outlets, will retire in September. Taking over is Kevin O’Byrne, a former finance director at electricals chain Dixons Retail who went on to become boss of the DIY giant B&Q. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 12:24:42 PM
...."The biggest single risk is changes to the market once the buy-to-let changes come into force. We have seen in the past what can happen when legislative changes alter buyers' behaviour," said Peter Dixon at Commerzbank. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 12:40:33 PM
.... . Commerzbank economist Peter Dixon said Carney sounded against the idea of cutting interest rates now, which was understandable given the relative strength of Britain's economy. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 12:40:33 PM
.... . Commerzbank economist Peter Dixon said Carney sounded against the idea of cutting interest rates now, which was understandable given the relative strength of Britain's economy. ...
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.... But Cowan had already solved that issue, explaining that the goal size can be widened or narrowed to suit gardens of varying sizes. Cowan has a wealth of experience in marketing and branding a product, having held positions in those areas at KP foods, Procter and Gamble and Dixons Retail. ...
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 07:26:32 PM
.... A Sainsbury’s source said that the reason investors initially hated its takeover of Argos was because they hadn’t thought of it. The same could be​ said of the​ ​Dixons Carphone merger - the City initially reacted with horror but the ​share price of the merged entity has performed strongly ever since. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 09:01:00 PM
....DIXONS Carphone is to close 134 stores to bring its Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse brands under one roof. The 1,227-store electricals and mobile phone retailer – a merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in 2014 – said new jobs could be created by the move. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 12:03:25 PM
....None of the 59 economists polled in the past week - before testimony from Carney to lawmakers on Tuesday - expected any move when the Monetary Policy Committee meets on Feb 4. "An absence of inflation and global turmoil suggest that the BoE is wise to suggest that it will not be raising rates any time soon," said Peter Dixon at Commerzbank. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 12:03:25 PM
....None of the 59 economists polled in the past week - before testimony from Carney to lawmakers on Tuesday - expected any move when the Monetary Policy Committee meets on Feb 4. "An absence of inflation and global turmoil suggest that the BoE is wise to suggest that it will not be raising rates any time soon," said Peter Dixon at Commerzbank. ...
Dixons Carphone enjoys strong Christmas thanks to mobile phones image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 10:53:57 AM
. Dixons Carphone reported that sales of mobile phones helped the electricals and gadgets retailer achieve strong Christmas sales but said it will close 134 shops this year. ...

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