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Companies announcing results next week

Monday  HSBC (Q3 results) HSBC will be the last of the major banks to report Q3 numbers and judging by figures from its peers and its own Q2 figures, investors

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday HSBC (Q2 results) The performance of the shares over the last 12-months has been impressive. This combined with an attractive dividend yield of 5% means that investors have been

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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 Companies reporting today include: Hammerson (Q4 results) Tuesday BHP Billiton (Q2 results) The latest production figures showed the company making good operational progress across a range of commodities with

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FTSE turns lower before Brexit speech

The big speech today from the Prime Minister has, unsurprisingly, led to a degree of risk-off sentiment across equity markets, and not just in the UK. It turns out that

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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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Best and worst performing FTSE shares since 2016 low

So far this year the FTSE 100 has been lifted by rising commodity prices, a weakening pound and looser monetary policy. The UK stock market as a whole has been

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday Intertek (Q2 results) The global testing and quality assurance company has reached new highs, partly helped by its international nature and the devaluation of sterling but also its links

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Brexit takes a step back as FOMC looms

After yesterday’s frenzy of activity surrounding Brexit, the picture for global markets looks a little calmer. In part this is due to the hope that Janet Yellen’s appearance this evening

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Barclays has beaten low expectations

Barclays has reported a profit of £793m for the first quarter, down 25% year on year but a significant improvement on the £2.1bn loss registered in the final quarter of