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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...

Commodities News

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.

Economic news

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

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.