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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Kingfisher, Asos, Next & Inmarsat

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Kingfisher, Asos, Next & Inmarsat
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Kingfisher, losing its chief executive, Asos, where things aren't going to plan, Next, which claims Brexit could lead to cheaper prices and Inmarsat, subject of a new bid approach. He also looks ahead to what we might expect from Ferguson and Imperial Brands.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Standard Life Aberdeen & Morrisons

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Standard Life Aberdeen & Morrisons
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Cineworld (boosted by the acquisition of Regal in the United States, Standard Life Aberdeen and Wm Morrison, still facing tough competition in the supermarket sector. He looks ahead to numbers from Kingfisher and Ocado, which might reveal the effect of the Andover fire and have more light to shed on the M&S deal.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Aviva, Melrose & Just Eat

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Aviva, Melrose & Just Eat
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks back at recent news from Aviva, Melrose, Just Eat and Keller and looks ahead to what we might expect from Morrison's (particularly in the light of the abortive Sainsbury's/Asda tie-up), Prudential, Lookers and Hikma.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: A B Foods, ITV, Marks & Ocado

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: A B Foods, ITV, Marks & Ocado
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Associated British Foods (owners of Primark), Standard Chartered Bank, ITV, International Consolidated Airlines and the link-up between Marks & Spencer and Ocado. He looks ahead to what we might expect from Paddy Power Betfair, Melrose and Legal & General.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Sainsbury's/Asda and the banks

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Sainsbury's/Asda and the banks
Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, looks at the CMA's negative attitude to the planned merger of Sainsbury's and Asda. What does it means for those companies and for the whole supermarket sector? He also takes us through the recent round of bank results, in particular HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays. Looking ahead, he highlights forthcoming numbers from British American Tobacco, Associated British Foods and British Airways group IAG.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Smurfit Kappa, Astrazeneca & Dunelm

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Smurfit Kappa, Astrazeneca & Dunelm
Helal Miah of the Share Centre looks at recent numbers from packaging group Smurfit Kappa, drugs giant Astrazeneca and home furnishing group Dunelm, which has bucked the air of depression in the retail sector. He also looks ahead to reporting from the big banks and, in particular, HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: BP, Glaxo & Compass

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: BP, Glaxo & Compass
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks at recent announcements from BP, Glaxo and Compass, all of which to a greater or lesser extent bucked the softness of the market in 2018. With Tui coming out with a profits warning, Graham also looks at what we might expect from them, as well as Astrazeneca and Royal Bank of Scotland.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Royal Mail, Unilever, Diageo, Shell & Ocado

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Royal Mail, Unilever, Diageo, Shell & Ocado
Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, looks at the latest Fed announcement, which was more doveish on future interest rate movements than expected. He assesses numbers from Shell, Royal Mail, Diageo and Shell and looks ahead to results from Ocado, currently in talks with Marks & Spencer.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Boohoo, Persimmon & A B Foods

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Boohoo, Persimmon & A B Foods
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks back at numbers from Boohoo, Persimmon & Bovis and Associated British Foods and looks ahead to what we might expect from Restaurant Group, St. James's Place and Vodafone.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: retailers, supermarkets & Taylor Wimpey

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: retailers, supermarkets & Taylor Wimpey
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre examines the current state of the UK market, weighed down by Brexit uncertainty and other factors. He looks at a raft of updates on Christmas trading, including the likes of Morrison's, Sainsbury's and Tesco, wondering what conclusions we can draw about the retail sector. He also discusses the recent statement from Taylor Wimpey and looks ahead to expected news from Whitbread (minus Costa), Associated British Foods and Boohoo.
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Ian Forrest


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