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The FTSE 100 was in the black, which was supported by further sterling weakness and deal making in the tobacco sector.

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Commodities News

Shell's 70-year dividend record at risk
Thu, 22nd September 2016 - 14:18

Shell hasn't cut the dividend since WW2, but these fund managers think it will have to. Lee Wild finds out why they've sold the oil majors.

Economic news

Bank of England admits to being too pessimistic on Brexit
Thu, 6th October 2016 - 17:21

The UK central bank's deputy governor said the economy outperformed expectations in August - but longer-term worries remain, reports Danielle Levy.

Business News

Fri, 21st October 2016 - 15:40

A newly released list of the biggest-yielding investment company sectors reveals many trading on a premium, but the tasty top performer has a discount, reports Marina Gerner.

Fri, 21st October 2016 - 12:37

It's been a star performer this year, up fourfold at one stage, but after a brief relapse the shares are on the move again, writes Harriet Mann.

Fri, 21st October 2016 - 12:06

BAT buying the bit of Reynolds American it doesn't already own will create the world's largest listed tobacco company. Lee Wild explains the thinking behind it.