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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Associated British Foods (Q2 trading update) The market will be focused on the performance of value clothing chain Primark given recent updates indicating that sales growth has slowed sharply

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Who will drop out of the FTSE 100 this week?

Merlin’s place in the top 100 could be at risk after a troubled year. The serious accident at Alton Towers last June continues to impact the group’s profitability, while it

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Corporate results in the week ahead

Monday British Land (Full year results) Shares in commercial property developers have suffered so far this year as some investors have become more concerned about a fall-off in demand and

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday BHP Billiton (Q2 results) We have already seen the impact of lower commodity prices with companies such as Anglo American and Rio Tinto, reporting expected awful results. In BHP’s

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Merlin update shows Alton Towers hit

Group trading since the 17 September update has been in line with expectations, despite trading at Alton Towers remaining significantly below the numbers for 2014. Merlin expects to report full

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Company results expected next week

Monday Aberdeen Asset Management (Final results) With its main emerging markets remaining under pressure, combined with adverse currency movements, investors’ expectations are likely to be muted. The market will be

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FTSE trend away from commodity stocks

Commenting, Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, said: “The third-quarter FTSE index review becomes effective today as Berkeley Group replaces Weir in the FTSE 100. “This reflects an ongoing


How to choose an ethical investment fund

Yet despite the growth in recent years of areas such ethical consumerism and eco-tourism, the data suggests ethical investment has failed to make a decisive break through into the mainstream.

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Protecting your money from inflation

UK interest rates have been at a record low level of 0.5% for over 4 years and in that time many cash savers have suffered from returns considerably below the


Future fund performance predictor to launch

Subject to regulatory approval the ratings website will launch in the new year and will be freely available to all investors seeking validation and guidance on fund choices. FundCalibre will