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Monday 02 March 2009
City analysts anticipate a dividend cut when ITV posts full-year results this week. The broadcaster, which is due to publish figures for 2008 on Wednesday, is expected to strike a cautious note in the face of falling advertising revenues, and, according to recent market speculation, may also launch a rights issue and announce the disposal of the Friends Reunited social networking website, which has failed to keep up with competition from the likes of Facebook and Bebo.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
Sunday 15 February 2009
The National Audit Office (NAO) is to release its report on Metronet, the failed London Underground engineering group, by Easter – up to four months behind schedule.
Thursday 05 February 2009
GDF Suez and Iberdrola are the latest European energy giants to join forces in the hope of securing a slice of the UK's multibillion-pound nuclear renaissance.
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
Mark Bayley, the finance director of London & Continental Railways (LCR), is favourite to take over the top job at the Channel Tunnel high- speed rail link company.
Monday 12 January 2009
City analysts are predicting further sharp falls in like-for-like sales at Argos and Homebase when their parent company Home Retail Group posts its interim management statement this Thursday.
Friday 05 December 2008
Rolls-Royce and Balfour Beatty have signed up with Areva, the French nuclear reactor maker, to create an industry bloc ready to exploit the opportunities of the UK's nuclear renaissance.
Wednesday 05 November 2008
Monday 11 August 2008
The FTSE 100-listed travel groups Thomas Cook and TUI Travel are due to update the market on Wednesday and Thursday respectively, and, despite concern about the state of consumer spending, analysts anticipate upbeat statements from both.
Tuesday 01 July 2008
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail