The City stockbroker Northland Capital Partners has been thrown into turmoil by the departure of its UK chairman and managing director.
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Thursday 30 July 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
Wednesday 08 July 2009
WM Morrison Supermarkets was in focus last night, thanks to Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, which issued a "buy" note, highlighting the potential for improvements in the group's margins.
Monday 06 July 2009
Is a housing market recovery in the offing? Or does the slump still have some way to go? The answer to questions such as these will set the tone when Persimmon, Redrow, Barratt Developments and Bovis Homes issue trading updates this week. Their fellow housebuilder Taylor Wimpey boosted the optimists last month, talking of "continued stability" in the market in its pre-close update. Recent data on mortgage approvals and last week's house price report from the Nationwide have added to hopes of a recovery, or at least a moderation in the pace of decline.
Tuesday 30 June 2009
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs is back at work following a near 6-month medical leave, although he will work at least initially from home for a few days a week, the company said on Monday.
Thursday 18 June 2009
Logica bucked a weak market trend last night, rising by almost 5 per cent after a leading broker weighed in with some words of support.
Friday 22 May 2009
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Sprint Nextel plans to start selling Palm's much anticipated new smart phone, the Pre, on June 6 for $200.
Tuesday 12 May 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
Lloyds Banking Group yesterday predicted that its bad debts would rise by half in 2009 as the financial crisis rumbled on, and confirmed it is likely to make a full-year loss.
Saturday 02 May 2009
A double upgrade from Citigroup boosted the newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror, which advanced by almost 10 per cent yesterday.
Wednesday 01 April 2009
Barclays is hoping to secure a sale of part of its iShares exchange-traded fund unit to the London-based buyout firm CVC by the end of this week for about £3bn, as it shores up its capital reserves after yesterday rejecting the government scheme to insure toxic debt.
Tuesday 17 March 2009
Monday 16 March 2009
Aegis is due to post full-year results this week and, despite the market's preoccupation with the slowdown in advertising, the focus is likely to be on possible plans to break up the business. Panmure Gordon, whose estimates assume a 10 per cent year-on-year decline in earnings per share for 2009, said the sale of Synovate, the advertising and marketing group's market research business, is "a clear possibility" as interim chief executive John Napier settles into his role.
Wednesday 11 March 2009
The FTSE 100 was 15.3 points behind at 3699.9 while the FTSE 250 gained 38 points to 5992.8 at 11:58 am this morning.
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