After announcing that it expected its earnings to come in at the very top of its forecast, the Dixons chain saw its share price surge to a high of more than four years.
The group includes not just Dixons but also PC World and Currys and specialises in selling personal electrical ... read more
Anglo American endured a tough day in the market after one of its subsidiary operations announced plans to downsize and slash thousands of jobs.
The Amplats subsidiary of Anglo American sent ... read more
The latest figures revealed that the manufacturing purchasing manager's index in China dropped last month, falling from 50.9 to 50.6. Whilst a drop had been forecast, experts were expecting a ... read more
Quantitative easing programmes and interest rate cuts are the subjects currently being debated and failure to follow the market's expectations could result in a sharp sell-off towards the end of ... read more
Aberdeen Asset Management provided a boost to the sector after announcing strong first half results which showed a marked jump in assets under management.
With risk appetite back on the menu, ... read more
Technology Hardware and Equipment was higher by 8.77 per cent, blitzing all other sectors, after ARM Holdings announced their first quarter results.
Chip design and manufacturer, ARM Holdings rocketed to close ... read more
Midcap firm Spectris warned that first quarter results were far from predictions and as a result has slashed its guidance for the full year results.
The company which manufactures industrial controls ... read more
Personal goods sector was the top performing industry on Wednesday, up by 2.99 per cent overall despite lingering fears over global demand.
Concerns over the global economy were far from investors' ... read more
Luxury goods manufacturer Burberry has a strong presence in the Chinese market and relies upon the region as one of its most significant areas of growth. Unsurprisingly therefore, the news ... read more
An overheating economy and a government not known for its passive stance had led many investors to eye events with caution, anticipating a further monetary tightening programme. However, the revelation ... read more
However, despite disappointing results all round, the defensive sector fared well on Friday, coming to the forefront as risk appetite left the table.
Concerns over the robustness of the recovery in ... read more
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