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....WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell recently referred to Snapchat’s potential to become a “third force” alternative but many investors and analysts remain wary of Snapchat’s future. After a much-hyped stock market flotation earlier this month that valued Snap, the company behind Snapchat, at $29bn the company’s share price has steadily sunk. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Tesco issued a corrected statement before the markets opened on Monday 22 September, which estimated it had overstated profits by about £250m. The revelation sent the retailer's share price plunging and sparked two internal inquiries. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The contract is being terminated early because the NDA underestimated the scale of the decommissioning required to clean up the Magnox sites, which form part of the UK’s first generation of nuclear power stations. The share price of Babcock International Group, which has a stake in the Cavendish Fluor Partnership, has fallen by more than 3% since the government announcement. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Samsung Electronics saw profits surge 50% in the last three months of 2016, despite the Note 7 phone fiasco. And the firm's share price has climbed steadily over the past 12 months. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Toshiba’s share price rose by 1% after Westinghouse’s bankruptcy filing was announced. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Woolworths went, and that was the last time Next saw profits drop. As chairman John Barton points out today "by the following year our profits had started to grow again and our share price recovered strongly in the following years. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Doug Parr, policy director at Greenpeace UK, said: “The world is watching the meltdown of a major corporation and questioning the cost of new nuclear. Declaring bankruptcy in the USA might shield Toshiba from Westinghouse’s debt, but as Toshiba’s share price ricochets and its multibillion-dollar losses escalate, the beleaguered nuclear industry is being shaken to the core again. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:47:55 PM
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.... Talks with Redrow, which proposed a cash and share deal, were terminated, while discussions with Galliford, which proposed an all-share merger at 886p a share, carried on. Bovis’s share price has struggled since the Brexit vote last June. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....In addition, the committee has substantially reduced the number of shares it will award to Fallon this year under its long-term incentive plan (LTIP), which will pay out in three years. “In acknowledgement of the value erosion in the Pearson share price, the remuneration committee intends to reduce the volume of 2017 LTIP awards to the executive directors such that their value is materially lower than prior practice,” said Corley. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Few would doubt his regime has restored Tesco’s competitiveness, but it hasn’t yet delivered for shareholders. The share price is still below 200p, as it was in 2014, and the restoration of a dividend – due this year – is merely happening on time, rather than ahead of schedule. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 28th of March 2017 05:48:11 PM
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....4% from £56m to £49m. Its share price fell nearly by 10% to just under 20p in early trading on Wednesday. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 29th of March 2017 08:59:13 AM
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.... Fixing the error doesn’t look too hard. The factor that has really driven the steep fall in the share price is the suspicion that Next’s troubles run deeper than a temporary shortage of the right blouses. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....An activist investor fund, Crystal Amber, has been pushing for changes to company strategy, while building up a stake of more than 20% of Johnston Press shares. The share price dropped 9% after the annual results were published. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Johnston Press announces £300m pre-tax loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 07:28:23 AM
....An activist investor fund, Crystal Amber, has been pushing for changes to company strategy, while building up a stake of more than 20% of Johnston Press shares. The share price dropped 9% after the annual results were published. ...
Samsung: Is Galaxy S8 the firm's most important phone yet? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:01:52 AM
.... Samsung Electronics saw profits surge 50% in the last three months of 2016, despite the Note 7 phone fiasco. And the firm's share price has climbed steadily over the past 12 months. ...
UK nuclear plans could be hit by Westinghouse financial crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:47:55 PM
....Doug Parr, policy director at Greenpeace UK, said: “The world is watching the meltdown of a major corporation and questioning the cost of new nuclear. Declaring bankruptcy in the USA might shield Toshiba from Westinghouse’s debt, but as Toshiba’s share price ricochets and its multibillion-dollar losses escalate, the beleaguered nuclear industry is being shaken to the core again. ...
Tesco has settled with the SFO – but it faces more headaches ahead | Nils Pratley image
.... Few would doubt his regime has restored Tesco’s competitiveness, but it hasn’t yet delivered for shareholders. The share price is still below 200p, as it was in 2014, and the restoration of a dividend – due this year – is merely happening on time, rather than ahead of schedule. ...
Redrow walks away from Bovis takeover after offer is rejected image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:41:52 AM
.... Talks with Redrow, which proposed a cash and share deal, were terminated, while discussions with Galliford, which proposed an all-share merger at 886p a share, carried on. Bovis’s share price has struggled since the Brexit vote last June. ...
Tesco fined £129m for overstating profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:35:26 AM
....Tesco issued a corrected statement before the markets opened on Monday 22 September, which estimated it had overstated profits by about £250m. The revelation sent the retailer's share price plunging and sparked two internal inquiries. ...
UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly £100m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 09:22:20 AM
....The contract is being terminated early because the NDA underestimated the scale of the decommissioning required to clean up the Magnox sites, which form part of the UK’s first generation of nuclear power stations. The share price of Babcock International Group, which has a stake in the Cavendish Fluor Partnership, has fallen by more than 3% since the government announcement. ...
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers' image
....WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell recently referred to Snapchat’s potential to become a “third force” alternative but many investors and analysts remain wary of Snapchat’s future. After a much-hyped stock market flotation earlier this month that valued Snap, the company behind Snapchat, at $29bn the company’s share price has steadily sunk. ...
Bonus for Pearson chief despite biggest loss in company's history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 03:30:57 PM
....In addition, the committee has substantially reduced the number of shares it will award to Fallon this year under its long-term incentive plan (LTIP), which will pay out in three years. “In acknowledgement of the value erosion in the Pearson share price, the remuneration committee intends to reduce the volume of 2017 LTIP awards to the executive directors such that their value is materially lower than prior practice,” said Corley. ...
What next for Next? Decline, if it comes, should still be profitable | Nils Pratley image
.... Fixing the error doesn’t look too hard. The factor that has really driven the steep fall in the share price is the suspicion that Next’s troubles run deeper than a temporary shortage of the right blouses. ...
What Next for shops? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 01:21:33 PM
.... Woolworths went, and that was the last time Next saw profits drop. As chairman John Barton points out today "by the following year our profits had started to grow again and our share price recovered strongly in the following years. ...
The Trump bump for shares is dented – but watch where the oil price goes | Nils Pratley image
.... Just as the Dow remains above 20,000, so the FTSE 100 index closed on Wednesday 300 points above the 7,000 mark, which it last passed around Christmas time. The Trump bump to share prices has merely received a dent, which was to be expected. ...
Investors urge Dulux owner to hold takeover talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 10:10:12 AM
....Elliott said the revised offer price was a "credible basis for engagement". It represented a premium of almost 40% to Akzo's share price before the first bid was announced. ...
British firms warned over new wave of pay revolts at AGMs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:59:57 PM
....5% of any increase in the value of Melrose, over a five-year period that ends this May. The company confirmed this would be worth about £206m to directors, based on Melrose’s recent share price and adjusted for cash that shareholders have invested and taken out of the company over the past five years. ...
Netflix and Tesla overrated? Yes, in this mad, mad world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:01:32 AM
.... Yet its total car production last year was just one-fifth of the number that rolled out of just one Nissan factory in Sunderland. In a highly unusual move, investment group Jupiter this week revealed the stocks that it is “shorting”, which means placing a bet that a company’s share price will fall. ...
Former Barclays chief Bob Diamond to buy Panmure Gordon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:15:51 AM
....Diamond did not comment in a statement confirming the deal, but Matthew Hansen, boss of Atlas in the UK and Europe, said: “We believe there is significant opportunity for Atlas, in partnership with QInvest, to apply our operational skills and financial services expertise to enhance Panmure Gordon’s strong reputation and build a larger, successful boutique investment bank. “This long-term stabilisation and development can only realistically be achieved as a private company, out of the glare of the public market and the effects of share price movement. ...
Bob Diamond in deal to buy stockbroker Panmure Gordon image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 07:45:59 AM
.... . That could only be done as a private company, "out of the glare of the public market and the effects of share price movement". ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
....” Put another way, discounters Aldi and Lidl – who weren’t forces in the land during previous sterling devaluations – lie in wait for any supermarket that thinks it can help itself to a currency-inspired price rise. Supermarkets’ share prices, becalmed as the overall stock market marches upwards, tell the story. ...
Stock markets soar across Europe as FTSE clocks up new high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:58:16 PM
....The Federal Reserve accompanied its latest rate rise this week with guidance that it would not tighten policy quite as much as financial markets anticipated this year. That message buoyed share prices, adding to the upbeat mood prompted by the results of parliamentary elections in the Netherlands. ...
Fox takeover bid for Sky to be reviewed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:37:23 AM
....7bn investment will benefit the UK's creative industries," it said. Most analysts believe the deal will go through - and the lack of movement in the share price suggests that investors agree. ...
Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:22:39 AM
....3%. Sainsbury’s share price fell 3% in early trading after it reported the quarterly figures on Thursday, before recovering and were later 0. ...
Top executives may be brilliant – but their pay's about timing and luck image
.... Third, lead the glorious recovery. Even if you succeed only in getting the share price back to the original starting point, a V-shaped journey is much more lucrative than going sideways in boring fashion. ...
Anglo American caps bonus payouts after shareholder revolt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 05:16:47 PM
. Mining company Anglo American is attempting to head off a fresh row over executive pay by capping the size of bonus payouts in the face of sharp movements in its share price. ...
Bovis shares continue to climb on two takeover offers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 10:02:33 AM
....Bovis also lacks a chief executive after David Ritchie stepped down in January after eight years in the role, weeks after issuing a profit warning. Neil Wilson, of ETX Capital, said Bovis had made itself a target: "The share price has failed to recover from the Brexit shock last June and is still down a quarter from 2015 highs. ...
Bovis Homes rejects offers from Redrow and Galliford Try image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:09:00 PM
....". Galliford Try said it had offered a 7% premium on Bovis' share price at close on Friday, offering £8. ...
Does BT's Openreach deal mean faster broadband or higher prices? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:21:25 PM
.... One problem is BT’s pension scheme, which suffers from a mammoth deficit, and a forced separation would likely have provoked lengthy legal battles. BT’s share price was the fastest riser in the FTSE 100 after the deal was announced, which may suggest that shareholders will win most from this deal rather than householders. ...
BT Openreach deal could pave way for cheaper, faster broadband image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:32:13 AM
....2bn deal for exclusive Champions League rights for a further three years – who has endured a torrid few months. Patterson has been trying to keep BT on track after the financial and reputational damage of an accounting scandal at its Italian operation triggered one of its biggest ever one-day share price falls and wiping £8bn off its shares. ...
Domino's feels the heat as Pizza Hut takes a slice out of sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 03:00:22 PM
....Investors lost their appetite for Domino’s Pizza on Thursday, with shares plunging 16%. Wild played down the large share price fall, saying shares had performed well over the past two weeks. ...
Brexit, airlines' worst fear, has become their preoccupation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:29:50 AM
.... Most obviously affected are the British low-cost airline easyJet and Dublin-based Ryanair, whose main market is the UK. Their share prices were hammered by the referendum: easyJet’s dropped by a third, wiping £2bn off its value in four days. ...
Isa savers frozen out as rates hit a new low image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 08:13:00 AM
....Founder of MoneyToTheMasses. com Damien Fahy said savers after a better return might have to take a chance on the stock market: “But this is risky with share prices at all-time highs. ...
BT's £1.2bn Champions League splurge is price of staying in Sky game image
.... But after suffering something of an annus horibilis Gavin Patterson, the BT chief executive, will consider that a price well worth paying. In January, BT stunned investors by admitting that an accounting scandal at its Italian arm was much worse than first thought, triggering one of its biggest ever one-day share price falls and wiping £8bn off its shares. ...
Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton image
....They might. But eventually people will ask: what’s the rate of return of online advertising? Who’s benefiting from this vast, opaque, unregulated, unmonitored and ultimately user-hostile online auction system? Part of the answer may be glimpsed in the share prices of Google and Facebook. ...
Sorrell: companies that offend good governance tend to perform better image
....WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell has said that companies with dominant shareholders or owners such as Rupert Murdoch’s Fox, Facebook and Snap that “offend” good corporate governance practices take more risks and tend to perform better financially. Sorrell was speaking the day after Snapchat parent Snap floated on Wall Street, with the offering oversubscribed and the share price rising more than 44% to $24 (£19. ...
Snap IPO: a 21st-century firm with a 19th-century structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:36:11 PM
....Capita’s Andy Parker cannot be surprised that new chairman Sir Ian Powell has decided to push him out – or, in the corporate lingo, mutually agree that “the next phase of his career” is best pursued elsewhere. The share price, down 60% in little more than 12 months, has been a calamity for investors. ...
Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
....The market debut of the loss-making tech enterprise on Thursday catapulted its twentysomething co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy into the top tier of the tech billionaires. Shortly after the pair rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, the company’s share price rose 41% from its guide price of $17 a share to an opening price of $24. ...
Capita boss to quit amid profit fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 08:19:35 AM
....Capita, which collects the fee on behalf of the BBC, is now under investigation by the corporation after allegations that its collectors targeted vulnerable people, spurred on by an aggressive incentive scheme. In addition, the company will drop out of the UK's FTSE 100 index of leading shares later this month because its share price has fallen sharply. ...
Dixons and Capita to drop out of FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:06:23 PM
....The domestic appliance to mobile phone retailer reported increased profits at the end of last year but is battling higher import costs due to the weaker pound as well as increased competition from online retailers. "Dixons Carphone's share price has dropped off of late as a result of increasing competition within the sector, particularly from the likes of Amazon," said Helal Miah, an analyst at The Share Centre. ...
Wall Street stocks rise after Trump's corporate tax cut promises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:42:20 PM
.... Now that cash is being put to work and pushing the market up,” he said. Banking stocks were among the biggest risers alongside defence contractors and firms in a position to benefit from rising infrastructure spending, like the construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar, which has seen a near-60% rise in its share price over the last year. ...
ITV profits fall as advertising revenue slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:37:00 AM
....4%. The company said in its results statement that it was proposing a special dividend of 5p a share, causing its share price to open 1. ...
Sir Philip Green hasn't pushed the boat out with his BHS pensions deal | Nils Pratley image
.... Go-Ahead, which owns 65% of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), operator of the Southern franchise, saw half-year pre-tax profits fall 12% to £67m. The share price plunged 14%. ...
Insurers shocked by reform to compensation payouts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:39:36 PM
....APIL said the decision of Liz Truss, the Lord Chancellor, was in the best interests of injury victims who might require life-long care, and that the claim that insurance premiums must now rise "beggared belief". The reaction of the insurance industry has been overwhelmingly negative, with insurers' share prices dropping in the aftermath of a flurry of emergency stock exchange announcements. ...
Housebuilder Persimmon's profits rise amid 'confident' market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 08:32:01 AM
....It said it had sold 6,970 new homes last year to those using the scheme. Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "The Brexit-shaped dent in Persimmon's share price has now been almost entirely repaired by brisk trading and resilient performance from the UK economy. ...
Will Pirc squeeze Apple until the pips squeak? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
Education publisher Pearson reports biggest loss in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 08:17:21 AM
.... The US business accounts for two-thirds of Pearson’s revenues and profits. The news earlier this year led to Pearson’s biggest ever one-day share price fall and prompted speculation that John Fallon, the chief executive, may be forced out of the company. ...
Barclays: triple the profits, but still a work in progress | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:09:13 AM
.... But this remains a work in progress. Before Staley takes too much comfort from the 50% improvement in the share price since last summer, he should take a step back. ...
What’s the point of building a million new homes if they’re not fit to live in? | John Harris image
.... Some people say they were offered money to move into homes that have not been completed. When the news broke, the Bovis share price fell by 10%, wiping £100m off its stock market value. ...
Barclays' profits almost triple but chairman says many challenges await image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:10:57 AM
.... Barclays’ shares initially rose by 3% but later reversed these gains to fall 3% to 227p. In 2015, when the shares were changing hands at 260p, McFarlane promised to double the share price in three years. ...
First Trust to close half its Northern Ireland branches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 08:36:10 AM
....AIB is owned by the Irish state and it's planning to sell 25% of the bank's shares in the near future. The bank insists the branch closures aren't related - but stripping out costs ahead of the sale will do no harm to the share price. ...
Humbled Unilever aims to show shareholders it values their loyalty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:36:53 PM
.... First, it was embarrassing that a company of Unilever’s size and standing could even be viewed as prey by Kraft’s cast of job-slashing billionaires. Second, the best way to improve matters is for Unilever to get its share price higher. ...
Unilever takes steps to fend off renewed bid from Kraft Heinz image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:09:35 PM
....The announcement is likely to revive suggestions that Unilever could look to sell its struggling standalone spreads business. The company could also examine ways to boost the company’s share price by stepping up efforts to squeeze costs, a strategy that would make a renewed tilt by Kraft Heinz more expensive if successful. ...
Business rates: this toxic row will return unless we find a fairer alternative | Nils Pratley image
....51 cents a share. That feels better in sterling terms after the pound’s decline, which explains part of the bounce in the share price. ...
Theresa May must take £115bn hint from Kraft Heinz's failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:33:19 PM
.... But, come on, Unilever is not some ailing conglomerate in need of revitalisation. It is a successful business that pays reliable dividends and whose share price has doubled since 2010. ...
Donald Trump, the master of unreality, must be resisted at every turn | Joseph Stiglitz image
.... At this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, many salivated over his promises of tax cuts and deregulation, while eagerly ignoring his bigotry – not mentioning it in a single meeting that I attended – and protectionism. Even more worrying was the lack of courage: it was clear that many of those who were concerned about Trump were afraid to raise their voices, lest they and their companies’ share price be targeted by a tweet. ...
Kraft Heinz withdraws Unilever takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 05:28:53 PM
.... A combined Kraft-Unilever would have been valued at more than £200bn and control 3% of the global packaged food market, according to Euromonitor. The share price in both firms may be expected to slide back on Monday, after surging on news of the offer on Friday. ...
Results will reveal the good, the bad and the ugly of UK banks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 03:37:29 PM
.... Instead of meeting state aid rules by selling the network – which was dubbed Williams & Glyn – the Treasury has proposed that RBS adopt other measures to inject competition into the small banking market at a cost of £750m. If approved, the deal with Brussels over small business banking will remove one of the key uncertainties which have been depressing the bank’s share price. ...
Another Brexit downside: foreign giants in power grabs for famous British names image
....However, every company has a price, so if Kraft Heinz tables an irresistible offer then Unilever’s directors and shareholders will put these concerns to one side. The US firm’s initial offer was at just an 18% premium to Unilever’s share price before the deal talks were revealed, which is small by the standards of corporate M&A. ...
British Gas price freeze is unlikely to impress customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....Hints from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen last week that US interest rates may soon rise came at the right time for the UK financial sector. In advance of the bank reporting season, share prices have been boosted by hopes that higher rates will boost margins, while the prospect of Trump-inspired economic growth and a relaxation of regulations has also given support to the sector. ...
Rolls-Royce posts biggest loss in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:28:53 AM
Fraud case and falling share price take shine off Lloyds’s farewell to taxpayer image
....Six months after bring lured to run Lloyds from the UK arm of Santander, António Horta-Osório was all but written off by the City when he took time off to recover from fatigue. When the Portuguese banker’s temporary leave was announced in November 2011, the share price plunged to below 30p and there were doubts he would return to the bank’s headquarters on London’s Gresham Street. ...
Thomas Cook cuts boss's payout after shareholders revolt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 02:37:47 PM
.... And last month the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, warned UK companies they must match boardroom pay rises with those of workers. Thomas Cook’s share price has fallen sharply over the past year as the firm, along with the rest of the travel industry, reels from the fallout from terror attacks in Turkey and elsewhere in Europe. ...
GSK needs no medicine despite talk of poor performance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:49:04 PM
....Mining, a feast-or-famine business, is littered with examples of horribly timed buy-backs. Remember Glencore, paying 300p in 2014, just before its share price fell to 80p. ...
Savers warned: Here are the 10 big ISA mistakes to AVOID ahead of deadline  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 05:57:00 PM
.... Instead it's a better idea to drip-feed money into investments and focus on long-term goals. Mr Lowcock added: "Investors often sell after the market, or share price, has fallen. ...
England's housing market is 'broken', government admits in white paper image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 01:32:18 PM
.... It said it would release enough land to build 160,000 new homes during this parliament, and expected local authorities to do the same. The share prices of all the major housebuilders leaped despite the promise to help smaller firms. ...
Shell begins huge task of decommissioning Brent oil rigs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 07:01:20 AM
....The plan being submitted to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been a decade in the making, as the group has consulted community groups, academics, fishermen and environmentalists in an attempt to avoid a repeat of the Brent Spar debacle. When the company proposed sinking the Spar oil storage buoy in 1995, it prompted protests by Greenpeace, petrol boycotts in Germany and a falling share price. ...
Amazon posts solid fourth quarter profit but shares dip over revenue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 10:33:39 PM
. Amazon had a bumper holiday, as the online retailer announced a 55% rise in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday for the three months ending 31 December, but its share price fell in after hours trading after the retail and services giant narrowly missed Wall Street’s sales expectations. ...
Sports Direct's French Connection flutter looks like a fashion faux pas | Nils Pratley image
....If your shares have performed like Reckitt Benckiser’s – £24 to £71 in the past decade – investors are inclined to smile on any big proposed acquisition. Sure enough, the share price improved 4% as Reckitt said it is in advanced discussions to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition, a US baby milk firm, for $16. ...
Bank of England faces fresh embarrassment as tears up its forecasts | Larry Elliott image
....3% it was forecasting last May, when it assumed the referendum vote would go the other way. The Bank says growth over the next three years will be 1% higher than it thought in November as a result of the boost provided to infrastructure spending by Philip Hammond in the autumn statement, a stronger global economy, higher share prices and easier credit conditions for consumers. ...
Deutsche Börse chief probed over €4.5m share deals ahead of LSE merger talks image
....8m) on 14 December 2015. Two months later, in February 2016, Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange unveiled their merger plans, an announcement which sent their share prices soaring. ...
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to step down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:40:12 AM
....She said that her decision to leave had nothing to do with the cyber-attack, which she said was “ancient history, [there is] no connection at all”. The company’s share price is down almost 30% on a year ago but Harding said she did not feel like she was departing a business that was not in good shape. ...
Apple posts record revenue thanks to holiday sales of iPhone 7 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 10:10:00 PM
....1bn in cash. The company’s share price jumped close to 3% in after hours trading. ...
Deutsche Bank fined $630m over Russia money laundering claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 05:00:06 AM
.... The DoJ is reported to be among them. Deutsche’s share price has been extremely volatile in recent months over concerns about the bank’s ability to pay fines, at one point dipping to less than €11 last autumn . ...
Has Vodafone finally got the right Idea in India? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 07:07:50 PM
.... The inevitable competition inquiry could be long and its outcome is anybody’s guess. Both companies’ share prices fell – Tesco’s by 4%, reversing half of Friday’s gain. ...

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