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Buyers finally take a day off

As of yesterday’s intraday peak around 6940, the FTSE 100 had gained over 3% from the lows of last week. It is no surprise, therefore, to see profit-taking come into

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Shareholder revolt at Sports Direct

On Monday Every Investor wrote of the accusations of poor corporate governance at Sports Direct (http://everyinvestor.co.uk/2016/09/05/continued-corporate-governance-failings-at-sports-direct/) citing poor working conditions for its employees, with both Hermes and Royal London calling

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Continued corporate governance failings at Sports Direct

Hermes and Royal London are the latest to question what is happening at Sports Direct, citing serious concerns about the business up to board level. Hermes EOS said it has

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10 shares for a sporting summer

Here he looks at 10 more companies gearing themselves up for the sporting summer, with shares which may benefit from the Euros, Wimbledon, the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Tour de

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Dip buyers in action once again

Markets have remained on the back foot all day, with the immediate impact from the events in Brussels slowly diminishing as the session has gone on. Frustrated bears may start

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Markets in retreat

Events in Brussels have dominated headlines this morning, with immediate reaction in financial markets a consequence of the news. Today’s economic calendar is the polar opposite of yesterday, with data

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Draghi shifts institutional 2016 outlook

European markets are enjoying a bumper start to the day despite the release of disappointing PMI data across Europe. Yesterday’s speech from Mario Draghi shifted the focus onto the ECB’s

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Friday dawns with more losses

The bears have had a clean sweep this week as once more Friday saw red dominating trading screens, while the FTSE gave every sign that it was going to have

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Corporate results for the week ahead

Wednesday Carillion (Q4 trading update) Investors will be hoping that management continue to point to a steady improvement in its markets. Any further updates on the potential pipeline of new

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Black Friday retailer review

Retailers will be hoping that Black Friday will put a spark back in their sales, following a challenging year for many. Food & Drug retailers have been under intense pressure