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FTSE indices closed mixed as pre-election nerves dissuaded cautious traders. Imperial Tobacco (IMT) figured prominently to the upside, as did JD Wetherspoon (JDW), but Sainsbury (SBRY) joined the...

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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.

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Wed, 6th May 2015 - 17:58

Merger and acquisition activity rocketed by more than a third in 2014, and it could soar by almost half again this year. One analyst picks its top takeover candidates.

Wed, 6th May 2015 - 13:57

It has lost money for the first time in 10 years, and new boss Mike Coupe will be clocking up overtime restoring Sainsbury's to former glory.

Wed, 6th May 2015 - 13:10

A six-year-long rally has Sage shares at a 14-year high. Half-year results are good, but a key meeting next month holds the key to further gains.