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PRE-OPEN REPORT: The headline index is tipped to open firmly higher this morning, according to financial websites, with investors encouraged by strong gains across Asian bourses today...


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Tullow Oil draws blank at Lupus
Mon, 21st July 2014 - 10:51

Tullow Oil has failed to turn up anything during its first stab at drilling licence PL507 in the Norwegian North Sea.

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Tue, 22nd July 2014 - 00:00

Croda publishes half-year results on Tuesday, but the firm warned last month that profits would be worse than expected this year.

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Mon, 21st July 2014 - 17:28

Babcock's first-quarter figures look good and full-year results should match forecasts, suggesting the sell-off is overdone.

Mon, 21st July 2014 - 13:45

Tesco boss Philip Clarke has fallen on his sword following yet another profits warning from the struggling supermarket.

Mon, 21st July 2014 - 13:08

A strong pound and lacklustre global economic recovery caused UK dividends to grow at their slowest pace in more than three years during the second quarter.