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Companies announcing their results next week

Wednesday Tesco (Q2 earnings release) Tesco’s CEO, Dave Lewis, has three key objectives in turning the company around: regaining competiveness in the core UK business, protecting and strengthening the balance

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Rising oil prices equal happy markets

The fact that OPEC is willing to cut supply is more significant than the actual cut itself – 750,000 barrels less per day is below a 2% cut and is

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Financial sector hit by Deutsche Bank woes

Market sentiment continues to suffer as a result of recent Deutsche Bank woes, with the financial sector leading the race to the bottom this morning. With the US Department of

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Merlin Entertainments highlights challenges

After it was hit by a £5m fine this week for the serious accident at Alton Towers last year, there was further news from Merlin Entertainments today as it reported

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America vs Europe: investment holes in one

The Ryder Cup, starting this weekend, will pit a European team with a consistent record of success in recent years, against an American team seeking to recapture past glories. For

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Do not overlook the Italian referendum

There is an extremely important vote coming up and no, I don’t mean the US election. The deafening media delirium coming from the US is causing us all to overlook

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Three questions investors face for the rest of 2016

Three strategy questions are key to framing our ‘big picture’ thinking for the rest of the year: 1) Are we nearing the end of this obsession with /addiction to monetary

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10 questions to ask a P2P lender before investing

With more investors and savers considering P2P lending products in the continued low interest rate environment, and the prospect of further rate cuts to come, it’s vital they understand the platform

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Sainsbury’s Argos acquisition could pay dividends

Sainsbury’s has reported its second quarter trading update which was on the whole encouraging despite the fact that like for like sales fell by 1.1%. There was good transaction and

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Deutsche rally helps boost risk appetite

European markets have reversed course, following a largely negative Asian session with the major indices all gaining ground this morning. The resurgence of Deutsche Bank’s shares has gone a long