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William Hill posts revenue increases

This morning, bookmaker William Hill reassured the market that it was on track to deliver market expectations for 2017, courtesy of a boost in revenues in its online and US

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday William Hill (Q3 trading update) Shares in the betting group have recovered modestly in recent weeks, mainly due to hopes that the government’s review of fixed odds betting terminals

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Is it time for investors to consider retail therapy?

The Office for National Statistics today reported a 0.3% fall in retail sales figures for October compared to last year, although some caution is merited given that sales in October

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Rents rise in October but rate slows

The average rent agreed on a new tenancy signed in October was £909 according to the October HomeLet Rental Index, compared to £901 in the same month of last year.

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Most landlords undeterred by Brexit uncertainty

Only one in ten landlords would postpone expanding their property portfolios because of Brexit, whilst 3% of landlords said they would increase their investment in the buy-to-let market. However, other

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Taylor Wimpey cites encouraging demand in second half

In a trading update released to the market this morning, housebuilder Taylor Wimpey highlighted a strong performance during the second half, as demand for new housing remained high. Sales for

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday Taylor Wimpey (Q3 trading update) Despite Brexit concerns, the sector has remained resilient as there is still a shortage of housing in the UK and the company said demand

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Fund sales break record levels

The data shows that net retail sales broke previous records with £5.6bn in September and the best-selling asset class in Q3 was fixed income, with net retail sales of £4.9bn.

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What to make of these markets…?

What to make of these markets…? Euro$ On the 29th of August, 8th of September and 22nd of September this year the Euro$ pairing gave us warning of potential price

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The outlook for European equities beyond its ‘golden year’

European equities have enjoyed a perfect storm of positivity this year. Reduced political uncertainty, improving economic data and steady company results have all driven investors back to this often-overlooked region.