General Finance

M&S issues profits shocker

Marks & Spencer retail clothing high-street profits warning online food revamp

M&S is gambling on a revamp of its clothes lines to restore fortunes, but it will be slow work and profits will suffer in the meantime, writes Harriet Mann.

Rallying FTSE 100 nears May high

FTSE 100 high EU referendum Fed rate rises speculation priced in wall of money

Traders clearly got out of bed the right side this morning, but what are the chances of this rally lasting? Lee Wild discusses the possibilities.

The Oil Man: Oil price, IGas, Exxon, Range

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

Soaring Scapa still well-backed

Scapa adhesive tapes healthcare EuroMed acquisition profits wound care

Scapa's share price has doubled since we backed them 18 months ago, but does Lee Wild think the acquisitive tapes company is still worth watching?

Micro Focus encourages bulls

Micro Focus software earnings profits acquisitions all-time high share price

Full-year results will be right at the top of expectations, we're told, and Micro Focus could even return more cash to shareholders, reports Harriet Mann.

UK lags global dividend surge

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Japan, North America and Europe have led the world in a first-quarter boost in payouts while UK dividends suffered, reports Faith Glasgow.

The Oil Man: Oil price, Sound, Faroe, Xcite

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

4 extreme financial charts

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Four charts at 40-year highs confirm that Europe remains distressed. But one broker believes this presents an opportunity, reports Lee Wild.

AXA stops investing in tobacco shares and bonds

AXA divestment investment tobacco sin stocks shares bonds British American

Fund manager and mega-insurer AXA is selling all tobacco-related shares and bonds, despite the industry's history of stellar returns, Kyle Caldwell reports.

The Oil Man: Petroceltic, Europa, Andes Energia

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

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