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Friday preview: Banks stay in focus as RBS, StanChart report

Friday preview: Banks stay in focus as RBS, StanChart report

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Friday sees the release of more bank earnings, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered on the slate following numbers from HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays earlier in the week. ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Lloyds and GDP provide insight into UK economy

Wednesday preview: Lloyds and GDP provide insight into UK economy

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - On Wednesday there will two crucial insights into the health of the UK economy, with a confirmed measure of gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of last year, plus results ... [more]

Tuesday preview: HSBC begins bank reporting season

Tuesday preview: HSBC begins bank reporting season

Mon, 20 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's big banks begin reporting results on Tuesday, while macro attention turns to UK public sector borrowing and European manufacturing and services data. As part of the Treasur... [more]

Friday preview: Hopes UK retail sales can improve weak week

Friday preview: Hopes UK retail sales can improve weak week

Thu, 16 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales will be London's macro focus on Friday, while for larger company news only mid-caps Essentra, Kingspan and Segro are scheduled to report results. In December retail ... [more]

Thursday preview: Shire to allay concerns, Drax has potential for beat

Thursday preview: Shire to allay concerns, Drax has potential for beat

Wed, 15 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Thursday will see various second-tier data keeping some background noise humming while a small number of blue chips report results. Beginning with Australian jobs numbers, the globa... [more]

Wednesday preview: UK wages in focus, US eyes on CPI

Tue, 14 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - While Wednesday's main macroeconomic focus will be on unemployment data, there may be more market-moving events emanating from the other side of the Atlantic, including CPI, retail ... [more]

Tuesday preview: CPI seen rising to the occasion amid Valentine's data orgy

Mon, 13 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - After a relatively noncommittal start to the week, Tuesday will provide a real feel for market sentiment amid an orgy of macroeconomic data on St Valentine's Day, with UK inflation ... [more]

Friday preview: Greene King to report strong third quarter trading update

Thu, 09 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Pub operator Greene King is expected to report a robust third quarter trading update on Friday during a strong performance across the rest of the sector. Numis anticipates the compa... [more]

Wednesday preview: Rio Tinto set to report rise in full year earnings

Tue, 07 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rio Tinto is expected to report on Wednesday a 7% increase in underlying profit in 2016, boosted by a recovery in commodity prices. The mining giant has particularly benefitted from... [more]

Tuesday preview: BP reports fourth quarter results

Mon, 06 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - BP is expected to report an increase in earnings in its fourth quarter results on Tuesday as oil prices recover. UBS sees the oil giant posting earnings of $533m, up from $258m the ... [more]

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls, Beazley finals

Thu, 02 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - US employers added 175,000 jobs to the economy in January following a 156,000 increase the previous month, the non-farm payrolls report is expected to show on Friday. The Labor Depa... [more]

Thursday preview: Bank of England unleashes 'Super Thursday'

Wed, 01 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England's so-called 'Super Thursday' will take centre stage with the release of the interest rate decision, minutes from the policy meeting and the Quarterly Inflation R... [more]

Wednesday preview: AG Barr expected to reveal improved trading

Tue, 31 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr is expected to reveal improved trading in the second half on Wednesday following a decline in revenue in the first six months. The Irn-Bru maker in ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Ocado reports full year results

Mon, 30 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - British online supermarket Ocado is on Tuesday expected to reveal an increase in full year earnings, driven by growth in the core business and its home delivery deal with Morrison. ... [more]

Friday preview: US fourth quarter GDP, BT third quarter interims

Thu, 26 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - The US economy slowed in the fourth quarter compared to a year ago, the advance estimate from the Commerce Department is expected to show on Friday. Economists predict gross domesti... [more]

Thursday preview: Unilever finals, UK GDP, Brexit bill

Wed, 25 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Consumer goods giant Unilever reports its annual results on Thursday with analysts expecting an increase in pre-tax profits on the back of like-for-like sales growth. The owner of M... [more]

Wednesday preview: WH Smith unfolds trading update

Tue, 24 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK stationary and newsagent retailer WH Smith reports a trading update on Wednesday, covering the first 20 weeks of fiscal year 2017. At the full year results in October 2016, WH Sm... [more]

Tuesday preview: Easyjet reports first quarter results

Mon, 23 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Easyjet is expected to report broadly flat first quarter revenue on Tuesday as the budget airline faced challenges including a weaker pound and terrorist attacks in Europe. UBS pred... [more]

Friday preview: UK retail sales data, China GDP

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales data will be under the microscope on Friday amid worries that an increase inflation and Brexit uncertainty will deter shoppers. Economists estimate the Office for Na... [more]

Thursday preview: Royal Mail reports third quarter trading update

Wed, 18 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Royal Mail's third quarter trading update on Thursday is expected to show the London-listed company achieved strong volumes in parcel deliveries, offset by a decline in the struggli... [more]

Wednesday preview: Burberry reports third quarter trading update

Tue, 17 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Burberry is expected to report growth in like-for-like retail sales in its third quarter trading update on Wednesday, supported by tourism spending in the UK. The luxury fashion bra... [more]

Tuesday preview: Theresa May's Brexit speech in the spotlight

Mon, 16 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Prime Minister Theresa May takes centre stage on Tuesday as she speaks on the government's plans for triggering Article 50 of the formal Brexit process. Ahead of her speech, the Sun... [more]

Friday preview: US retail sales figures in focus

Thu, 12 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - US economic data is set to dominate Friday's agenda with the release of retail sales figures and the University of Michigan's consumer confidence survey in focus. Economists expect ... [more]

Thursday preview: Tesco to reveal recovery in third quarter trading update

Wed, 11 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tesco is expected to report a healthy third quarter trading update on Thursday as the supermarket begins to see improvements on the back of its turnaround plan. Citi expects Tesco t... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sainsbury's trading update in focus

Tue, 10 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury reports its third quarter trading update on Thursday, with investors interested to see how well the grocer weathered rising imports costs and a supermarket price war. Ah... [more]