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Friday preview: Lloyds earnings to be hit by PPI and TSB disposal

Friday preview: Lloyds earnings to be hit by PPI and TSB disposal

Thu, 30 April 2015

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to report a slide in first quarter earnings on Friday, reflecting provisions for payment protection insurance and TSB disposal costs. Numis predicted £507m statutory p... [more]

Thursday preview: UK corporate giants RBS, Shell, IAG report interims

Thursday preview: UK corporate giants RBS, Shell, IAG report interims

Wed, 29 April 2015

A raft of company results from the likes of Royal Bank of Scotland, Royal Dutch Shell and International Consolidated Airlines (IAG) will dominate the UK earnings session on Thursday. RBS is likely to ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed in focus as central bank unveils policy measures

Wednesday preview: Fed in focus as central bank unveils policy measures

Tue, 28 April 2015

Investors will be keen to see if the Federal Reserve on Wednesday provides hints on the timing of its first interest rate hike when the central bank releases its policy decision, while the UK corporat... [more]

Tuesday preview: Osborne may come under scrutiny as UK GDP expected to slow

Tuesday preview: Osborne may come under scrutiny as UK GDP expected to slow

Mon, 27 April 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to come under pre-election scrutiny on Tuesday when official figures reveal UK economic growth has slowed. Economists predict the Office for National Statistics r... [more]

Friday preview: Eurogroup puts Greece on the table at Riga meeting

Friday preview: Eurogroup puts Greece on the table at Riga meeting

Thu, 23 April 2015

Greece will dominate the agenda on Friday when Eurozone finance ministers gather in Riga. Thomas Wieser, who heads the Eurogroup Working Group, said Greece would not present a list of economic reforms... [more]

Thursday preview: Taylor Wimpey and William Hill report

Wed, 22 April 2015

Taylor Wimpey is expected to reveal strong sales in the year to date when the housebuilder publishes its trading update on Thursday. Sales in the housing market so far this year have been supported by... [more]

Wednesday preview: Tesco expected to report annual loss of up to £5bn

Tue, 21 April 2015

Tesco is expected to report an annual loss of up to £5bn on Wednesday following an accountancy scandal and amid fierce competition between the UK's leading supermarkets. If so, it would mark the worst... [more]

Tuesday preview: Primark and sugar in focus as Associated British Foods reports half-year results

Mon, 20 April 2015

Associated British Foods (ABF) on Tuesday reports its half-year results, which are expected to show lower margins on sugar and the expansion of its Primark arm. Analysts predict the conglomerate will ... [more]

Friday preview: Eurozone and US CPI, UK jobs data

Thu, 16 April 2015

Eurozone consumer price data will be released on Friday as the European Central Bank (ECB) tries to bring the bloc out of deflation through its stimulus measures. Analysts predict Eurostat will confir... [more]

Thursday preview: Debenhams expected to report flat half-year results

Wed, 15 April 2015

Debenhams will update the market on its progress with the company's interim results due out on Thursday, following a disappointing first-quarter trading statement in January. The UK department store c... [more]

Wednesday preview: ECB's QE programme in focus as Draghi announces policy

Tue, 14 April 2015

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Wednesday reveals its latest policy decision and the market will be watching closely to see what President Mario Draghi has to say about the effectiveness of the qua... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation, US retail sales in focus

Mon, 13 April 2015

UK inflation data on Tuesday is forecast to show consumer prices remained at zero in March. Analysts predict the consumer price index will come in at 0% year-on-year for last month, matching the lowes... [more]

Friday preview: Chinese inflation, UK manufacturing and industrial output data

Thu, 09 April 2015

Chinese inflation data will be released on Friday with analysts expecting an easing in cost of living pressures in March. The consumer price index is forecast to rise 1.2% year-on-year in March follow... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE unveils latest policy decision amid concerns of low inflation

Wed, 08 April 2015

The Bank of England (BoE) is on Thursday widely expected to keep interest rates at the record low of 0.5% and the asset purchase programme at £375bn. The central bank's chief economist Andy Haldane la... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed meeting minutes to be closely watched for clues on interest rate hike

Tue, 07 April 2015

The Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday releases minutes of its last meeting amid speculation the central bank could hold off further on hiking its main interest rate. The account of the 17-18 ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Asos reports half-year interims

Tue, 31 March 2015

Online fashion retailer Asos on Wednesday reports its half-year interims following strong second quarter sales. Earlier in March, the retailer impressed with an acceleration in sales growth in the sec... [more]

Tuesday preview: Kingfisher releases results in aftermath of collapsed Mr Bricolage deal

Mon, 30 March 2015

Annual results from B&Q owner Kingfisher will be in focus for investors on Tuesday, which come fresh off the news that the DIY retailer has abandoned its deal to buy French chain Mr Bricolage. The &eu... [more]

Thursday preview: UK retail sales data, Easyjet reports trading statement

Wed, 25 March 2015

UK retail sales figures on Thursday will be closely watched for signs of how much consumer spending is contributing towards economic growth. Analysts predict the latest data from the Office for Nation... [more]

Wednesday preview: Balfour Beatty to swing to annual loss and suspend dividend, analysts predict

Tue, 24 March 2015

Balfour Beatty is expected to report annual losses and suspend its dividend on Wednesday following four profit warnings. Analysts predict the construction company will post losses of £60m, compared to... [more]

Friday preview: Berkeley Group reports interims amid housing market slowdown

Thu, 19 March 2015

Housebuilder Berkeley Group is expected to report a rise in its forward order book in its trading update on Friday, despite the slowdown seen in the London housing market. Last time it reported, the c... [more]

Thursday preview: Next unveils full-year results

Wed, 18 March 2015

Fashion retailer Next reports its full-year results on Thursday with analysts expecting an increase in earnings, supported by online sales. In December the company increased its full-year profit guida... [more]

Wednesday preview: UK Budget and Federal Reserve policy decision in focus

Tue, 17 March 2015

The UK Budget and the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision will dominate Wednesday's agenda. Chancellor George Osborne delivers his Budget speech at 12:30 GMT, which is set to be dissected ahead o... [more]

Tuesday preview: Antofagasta full-year results, Sainsbury trading update

Mon, 16 March 2015

Antofagasta will report its 2014 financial results on Tuesday though the focus will likely be on reports the copper miner is reviewing the financial viability of its Chilean operation. President Diego... [more]

Friday preview: JD Wetherspoon reports first half interims

Thu, 12 March 2015

JD Wetherspoon's first half sales are expected to be offset by a decline in margins as the pub operator lured in customers with cheaper drinks. Numis predicts pre-tax profit of £38.4m, up from the pre... [more]

Thursday preview: Morrison expected to report drop in annual profit amid supermarket price war

Wed, 11 March 2015

WM Morrison Supermarkets is forecast to report its worst annual profit figure in eight years on Thursday amid a price war in the sector. The group has said it expects 2014 pre-tax profit before one of... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 62.93 6.41 20:50
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 117.28 4.05 20:50
Henry Schein Inc. 142.04 2.30 20:50
CH Robinson Worldwide Inc 66.15 2.18 20:50
Tesla Motors Inc 230.13 1.81 20:50

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 111.49 -4.08 20:50
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 5.37 -1.65 20:50
Altera Corp. 45.01 -1.63 20:50
Sandisk Corp. 67.51 -1.39 20:50
Avago Technologies Ltd. 121.20 -1.30 20:50