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MORNING REPORT: The headline index began the day slightly lower, with M&A chatter in the construction industry and an upbeat trading statement from Royal Bank of Scotland offsetting weakness...

Commodities News

Records fall at BHP
Wed, 23rd July 2014 - 11:22

Iron ore miner BHP Billiton has increased forward guidance and continues to look an interesting play in the sector.

Economic news

What's in store today...
Wed, 23rd July 2014 - 00:00

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline and software company Sage Group will update the market on Wednesday.

Business News

Fri, 25th July 2014 - 00:00

If you're tempted to wait for the election in November, don't - stocks are forward-looking, says Ken Fisher.

Thu, 24th July 2014 - 14:13

Cloud computing provider iomart has admitted receiving two approaches from an IT firm owned by Cinven, but rejected both.

Thu, 24th July 2014 - 13:27

Broker Panmure Gordon still reckons easyJet's tumble presents a perfect buying opportunity and repeats its 1,800p target price.