Apple's disappointing update this week sent shares in most of its suppliers tumbling, but smartphone parts maker Laird got City approval after its strategy update yesterday.
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Monday 22 November 2010
It has been nearly eight months since Mitchells & Butlers announced that it was going to reshape its business model, and tomorrow's full-year results are a chance for investors to see how the changes are coming along.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Reed pleads for cash help for those seeking work
Reed in Partnership says that almost all long-term Job Seeker's Allowance claimants are too poor to return to work without help.
Saturday 11 September 2010
Wednesday 18 August 2010
The markets rallied last night but Diageo failed to make any headway amid worries about the outlook for the FTSE 100-listed drinks giant.
Sunday 25 July 2010
Wednesday 21 July 2010
Sunday 18 July 2010
The EU plans to raise loans to the UK's 10 biggest water utilities by 60 per cent to €4bn (£3.4bn) as they try to reduce the number of customers who cannot pay their bills.
Thursday 17 June 2010
After the excitement surrounding News Corporation's approach for BSkyB the previous day, a hush settled on the London markets. Most traders were at Royal Ascot or watching the World Cup or wishing they were doing one of the two, prompting a gentle drift higher on the FTSE 100, which closed 20.1 points higher at 5,237.9,
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Barclays was in focus last night amid hopes that investment banking earnings would help it to overcome the headwinds faced by domestic peer Lloyds.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Saturday 20 March 2010
Broker support boosted Whitbread as the FTSE 100, buoyed by some good news in the banking sector, firmed up to close at a 21-month high last night.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Hopes of higher investment banking profits underpinned gains in Barclays as the FTSE 100 index turned positive last night.
Saturday 27 February 2010
Commercial property came under pressure last night, with Hammerson trading lower amid worries that values may ease again next year.
Thursday 04 February 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
The markets drank deeply from the well of takeover optimism following reports that Northumbrian Water Group was a target. The rumours helped to lift the FTSE 100 index by 58.8 points to 5,247.4.
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