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FTSE indices reversed earlier gains and closed lower on the first day of trading after the Bank Holiday weekend as tobacco, financial and airline stocks lost ground. HSBC was one of the bigger...

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Shell profits plunge could have been worse
Thu, 30th April 2015 - 13:06

Its profits slumped by more than half in the first quarter, but Shell still did better-than-expected and there's interest in the shares at these levels.

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Week ahead: General Election, Sainsbury's, GlaxoSmithKline, BG Group
Fri, 1st May 2015 - 17:07

Find out what Investec Securities has to say on next week's general election, plus all the usual company analysis and economic data.

Business News

Tue, 5th May 2015 - 15:30

A slight miss on first-quarter production failed to upset Glencore shares, and it remains a favourite at Goldman Sachs.

Tue, 5th May 2015 - 14:16

After a transformational year in 2014, Eleco is a much sexier beast, and one broker claims the shares are significantly undervalued.

Tue, 5th May 2015 - 12:52

It easily exceeded first-quarter profit forecasts, but HSBC has failed to hold onto gains.