EasyJet shares plummeted after the budget airline warned that the timing of Easter would have an impact on its first-half results.
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Wednesday 17 November 2010
EasyJet unveiled plans to make its maiden payout to shareholders yesterday as the combination of higher passenger numbers and falling fuel prices drove a 331 per cent rise in the discount carrier's profits.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Monday 08 November 2010
With recent reports that Marks and Spencer is looking to make a dramatic return to Europe, which it exited in 2001, all eyes are on the chief executive Marc Bolland, who has been in the top job for just over six months, to find out what he will reveal in his strategy presentation when the company posts its half-year results on Tuesday.
Friday 22 October 2010
Disappointing results from one of Tullow Oil's most highly anticipated wells off the coast of Ghana sent its shares spiralling lower yesterday. Yet there could be further pain in the pipeline, as analysts pointed out that projects in the region were not seen as risky as the current offshore drilling in Sierra Leone and Mauritania.
Thursday 21 October 2010
Takeover gossip was limited yesterday as the market waited for the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR). Yet shares in the insurance group Jardine Lloyd Thompson soared early as rumours of a potential bid battle escalated.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Evolution has decided against bidding for its rival broker Panmure Gordon in the face of opposition from both Panmure and one of its own big shareholders.
Monday 18 October 2010
The market will renew its focus on the housing market when Bellway posts its full-year figures this week.
Saturday 16 October 2010
Evidence of declining rents for retail space triggered weakness around Britain's biggest mall owner, Capital Shopping Centres, which was held back as the market ended the week on a negative note last night.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
Saturday 09 October 2010
The takeover Panel gave the stockbroker Evolution a "put up or shut up" deadline of 28 October to table a bid for its smaller rival Panmure Gordon.
Monday 04 October 2010
Hopes are running high ahead of Marks & Spencer's second-quarter trading statement this week, though some in the City are wary of the impact of the post-emergency Budget weakness in consumer confidence.
Friday 01 October 2010
What, he's still here?
Friday 24 September 2010
Evolution Securities is in talks with the largest shareholder of Panmure Gordon over a potential takeover of its 130-year broking rival.
Monday 20 September 2010
Imperial Tobacco is due to post a full-year trading statement on Wednesday and, ahead of the update, investors must be hoping that this week's update helps turn the tide for the cigarette maker's shares.
Wednesday 15 September 2010
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