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Tuesday AVEVA (Q4 preliminary results) Despite the downturn in global oil and commodity prices and excluding the effects of merger news, AVEVA’s shares have held up since the group’s software

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Tuesday EnQuest (Q4 results) The company produced good operating numbers for 2016 showing that production was up by 8% to 39,751 boepd despite the maintenance shutdown of the Brent pipeline.

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Kingfisher reports another solid trading update

Kingfisher, which owns retail stores B&Q and Screwfix, reported a solid Q3 trading update in which it stated that performances in the UK and Poland helped lift like-for-like sales. Operations

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Tuesday Compass (Q4 results) There is a strongly defensive nature to the business with good sales growth in some of its biggest markets and a healthy new contract pipeline. With

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B&Q owner Kingfisher yet to feel Brexit impact

Half year underlying pre-tax profits at DIY giant Kingfisher have beaten market expectations, boosted by a growth in UK profits, particularly from its Screwfix operation and the stabilisation of its

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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Finsbury Foods (Final results) In July the company said trading in the second half had remained at the same healthy level as it experienced in the first half of

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Kingfisher needs an ever closer union

In the UK, Screwfix remains the main driver of sales growth, although B&Q put in a much stronger performance. Despite the continuing store closures at B&Q, overall sales were slightly

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday Clarkson (Q2 results) Clarkson is a leading provider of integrated shipping services, providing a significant role in the movement of commodities and finished goods around the world. It operates

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There is good news in the retail sector

The spotlight in the retail sector recently has been mostly on negative news. This week’s disappointing results from Marks & Spencer follow lacklustre figures from Next and, of course, the

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DIY giant Kingfisher reports solid start to the year

First quarter figures from DIY retail group Kingfisher today showed a solid start to the year with sales up 3.6% to £2.7bn. The highlight was the 16.2% growth in like-for-like