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Thursday preview: UK GDP, Halfords, Qinetiq, B&M

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Halfords, Qinetiq, B&M

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Following a quiet week for UK data, Thursday will allow economists to get their teeth into more granular detail about the consumer backdrop, with the second release of gross domesti... [more]

BAE Systems rallies as UBS says it will benefit from higher US defence spending

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Defence contractor BAE Systems rallied on Wednesday as UBS said the US defence budget blueprint supports US revenue growth acceleration.... [more]

JPMorgan downgrades Go-Ahead, upgrades National Express

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - JPMorgan Cazenove upgraded National Express to 'overweight' from 'neutral' as it did the opposite to peer Go-Ahead.... [more]

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Wood Group's Amec takeover under spotlight amid SFO's Unaoil probe

Wood Group's Amec takeover under spotlight amid SFO's Unaoil probe

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - A potential spanner has been thrown in the works of John Wood Group's acquisition of fellow engineer Amec Foster Wheeler after the pair revealed connections to the Unaoil bribery sc... [more]

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Halfords, Qinetiq, B&M

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Following a quiet week for UK data, Thursday will allow economists to get their teeth into more granular detail about the consumer backdrop, with the second release of gross domesti... [more]

Beowulf updates on Aitolampi mineralisation

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Beowulf Mining said drilling has confirmed that the electromagnetic (EM) anomalies identified at the Aitolampi prospect are associated with wide zones of graphite mineralisation.... [more]

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UK deficit set to provide 'significant drag' on GDP growth

UK deficit set to provide 'significant drag' on GDP growth

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK public sector borrowing in April was much higher than expected, according to initial forecast data, though borrowing for the last fiscal year was revised down.... [more]

Retail sales slow in May as inflation bites - CBI

Retail sales slow in May as inflation bites - CBI

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Retail sales slowed in the year to May following strong growth in April, coming in broadly flat as rising inflation takes its toll, according to the Confederation of British Industr... [more]