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Market news you need to know

Market news company results takeovers earnings BT Sky Rolls JD Sports Shell

With a mass of company announcements to wade through, Lee Wild picks the best and gives his take on the biggest stories in town.

Lloyds: when doubling profits isn't enough

Lloyds Banking double profit Brexit impacts CET1 measure decelerated growth

The high-street lender doubled first-half profit, but a more modest dividend and further Brexit-inspired cost-cuts have rattled investors, writes Harriet Mann.

The Oil Man: Genel, BP, Shell, Tullow, Weir

The Oil Man: Genel, BP, Shell, Tullow, Weir, Repsol, Statoil,

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. He gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Challenger bank recovery gathers pace

Challenger banks recover after Brexit Metro Bank Virgin Money Shawbrook

Pounded in the post-Brexit crash, challenger banks are clawing back losses. Metro Bank is the latest to impress the market, writes Lee Wild.

Taylor Wimpey keeps building profits

Taylor Wimpey housebuilder profits increase good trading post Brexit earnings

Up over 40% since its Brexit low, Taylor Wimpey's post-referendum rally has made some investors very rich. Figures underpin the advance, reports Harriet Mann.

FTSE 100 finally makes 12-month high

FTSE 100 blue-chip London index 12-month high post-Brexit bull run recession

After teasing us for weeks, the blue chip index is higher now than at any time since July 2015. Lee Wild has the details and an analyst who sees further upside.

ITV rockets despite Brexit threat

ITV broadcaster share price rockets Brexit acquisitions high cash debt

ITV shares are back above 200p for the first time since the EU referendum, but Harriet Mann has spotted a potential obstacle to further gains.

The Oil Man: Oil price, Sound, Range Resources

The Oil Man: Oil price, Sound, Range Resources

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. He gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Tracker fund charges heading towards zero

tracker fund charges heading toward zero volatility indeces macro Brexit

Fees on passive, index-tracking funds could fall to zero as investor demand for cheap, low-maintenance investments grows, new research claims. Marina Gerner explains.

Three bargains in bricks and mortar

bricks mortar construction housebuilders bargain buys sector recovery Brexit

Uber-bullish estimates for housebuilders have moderated, but this expert still predicts massive upside and blockbuster dividend yields. Harriet Mann reveals all.

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