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FTSE indices were heavily lower to noon, tracing falls of more than 2% on key European bourses, with retailers suffering on concerns about consumer spending prospects. Financials and oilies were...

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Mining sector's safest dividends
Tue, 4th August 2015 - 12:41

Both the price of commodities and the companies that mine them have plunged since 2011, but these dividends are safer than others.

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The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown
Fri, 12th June 2015 - 17:25

The middle of next week will be busy, with housebuilders Berkeley Group and Crest Nicholson and restaurant owner Whitbread all reporting.

Business News

Fri, 4th September 2015 - 10:58

There's been a shift in favour of GVC's new bid, but bwin bosses must convince shareholders this is the right decision.

Thu, 3rd September 2015 - 14:34

A strong set of half-year figures keep the share price rally at this acquisitive provider of consumer professional services firmly intact.

Thu, 3rd September 2015 - 14:14

Investors have reason to be cautious right now, but there are half a dozen good reasons why UK equities remain a good buy.