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Scottish and Southern Profits Warning

FTSE 100 Index called to open +6pts at 7279, opening a smidge higher from Tuesday’s close and still testing a weeklong falling highs resistance. Bulls need a break above 7285

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Associated British Foods: Sweet’n’low

The company’s latest trading update painted a mixed picture for business outlook and while trading at its core Primark division was 5.5% higher at constant FX, the company remains vulnerable

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A new man from the land down under

FTSE 100 Index called to open -10pts at 7552, still trading sideways and looking to end the week’s last session in the same position where it began. Bulls need a

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FTSE’s standing pat

The FTSE100 is in an indecisive mood today, basically flat since the start of the trading session. Stronger USD, boosted by the fresh round of US trade tariffs on Chinese

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CRH: Paving the road to the future

Building materials manufacturer CRH is the top gainer on the FTSE 100 in early morning trading after releasing its latest results, once again proving investor mantra that guidance is king

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Yet another trade war fusillade

FTSE 100 Index called to open -5pts at 7570 (-4pts from ex-div adjustment), continuing the narrowing sideways pattern seen over the last 5-6 trading days, as falling highs battle rising lows.

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Trump in the legal firing line

FTSE 100 Index called to open -30pts at 7535, extending the 3-week downtrend, though coming off overnight 7517 lows. Bulls need a break above 7564 Tuesday’s close to attempt an

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Sleepy FTSE takes the day off

The FTSE100 is technically negative, though the trading is essentially flat on the day, with London’s benchmark index trading sideways, inundated by conflicting corporate and geopolitical messages. USD weakness, induced

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John Wood: Oiling the corporate wheels

Shares in energy services group John Wood are +4.6% in early morning trading in spite of the company reporting a loss, with half-year earnings falling by 1.5% due to $33m

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Trump’s ‘not thrilled’ and neither is FTSE

FTSE 100 Index called to open -18pts at 7573, slowing down its week-long uptrend and still maintaining the 3-week falling channel. Bulls need a break above 7600 overnight highs for