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Companies announcing their results next week

Tuesday BHP Billiton (Q4 results) The most diversified of the large mining companies should report full year results that demonstrate the turnaround the sector is having from slightly improved commodity

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Companies announcing their results next week

Tuesday Costain (Q2 trading update) The share price has performed well over the last 12 months helped by a strong order book. The group aims to focus on winning contracts

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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Companies reporting today include: Anglo American (Q1 results) Tuesday Companies reporting today include: St James’s Place, Whitbread (Q4 results), BHP Billiton (March operational review) Wednesday Croda International (Q1 trading

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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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Is now the right time to buy housebuilders?

Persimmon was the first of the housebuilders to update the market when it stated that demand for houses has actually increased since the EU Referendum last June with the forward

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Persimmon updates the market

In a fourth quarter trading update today housebuilder Persimmon reported an 8% rise in full year revenues to £3.14bn and said average selling prices rose by 4% to £206,700. Interested

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UK plc defies the naysayers

Today’s services PMI reading makes it three for three on UK economic data this week. The British economy continues to defy expectations, although in each one signs of higher prices

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Companies announcing results this week

Wednesday Next (Q4 trading update) This is the all-important update covering the period up to Christmas and the market will be watching closely to see what proportion of discounts has

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday WPP (Q3 results) WPP is the bellwether of the advertising industry and as such is widely regarded as a global economic barometer. It offers a wide range of exposure

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Persimmon reports robust trading

Persimmon has reported a robust trading update as pre-tax profits rose 29% to £352.3m in the six months to 30 June on a 12% increase in revenue to £1.49bn. As