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Friday preview: Brexit, economic data dominate agenda

Friday preview: Brexit, economic data dominate agenda

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Away from the Brexit madness, traders will be kept busy with a slate of economic data on Friday. Chinese manufacturing data, both private and official figures, will be among the raf... [more]

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Eurozone inflation in focus

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Eurozone inflation in focus

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK economic growth data and eurozone inflation figures will be in focus on Thursday. The final estimate of UK gross domestic product from the Office for National Statistics is expec... [more]

Wednesday preview: Dixons Carphone reports full year results

Wednesday preview: Dixons Carphone reports full year results

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Dixons Carphone is expected to report on Wednesday an increase in pre-tax profits on the back of market share gains in its mobile phones and electricals business. In a May trading u... [more]

Tuesday preview: All eyes on Brussels and Westminster

Tuesday preview: All eyes on Brussels and Westminster

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - While keeping one eye on the newsflow out of Brussels and Westminster, on the off-chance, but not impossible, possibility of a break in the clouds in the ongoing tensions between th... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sterling volatility likely as three Brexit polls due

Wednesday preview: Sterling volatility likely as three Brexit polls due

Tue, 21 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Wednesday may be quiet for company news but will ring loudly with the clamour around the following day's Brexit vote as three polls are due for release from YouGov, TNS and Opinium.... [more]

Saga trading in line; on track to achieve FY targets

Tue, 21 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Saga said it was on track to achieve its targets for the year ending 31 January 2017 and continues to make good progress against its strategic priorities. Ahead of the annual genera... [more]

Tuesday preview: Whitbread first-quarter to provide structural answers

Mon, 20 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - With not much in the way of macro data to grease the wheels of the market, Brexit chat is likely to continue dominating the market commentary on Tuesday, with Whitbread's first quar... [more]

Friday preview: US data, ECB's Draghi speech

Thu, 16 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The pace is set to slow on Friday, winding down from a busy week that has included policy decisions from the Bank of England, the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. With no sign... [more]

Thursday preview: Bank of England to keep rates unchanged amid Brexit fears

Wed, 15 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Thursday amid uncertainty surrounding next week's European Union referendum. With the 23 June EU referendum just ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed expected to stand pat on rates amid Brexit uncertainty

Tue, 14 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve is expected to sit tight on interest rates in its policy decision on Wednesday ahead of Britain's European Union referendum. With uncertainty surrounding the EU ... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation, Ashtead full year results

Mon, 13 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation is expected to have improved slightly in May as oil prices recover. The consumer price index (CPI) for May, released on Tuesday, is forecast to rise 0.4% year-on-year, ... [more]

Friday preview: Fuller Smith & Turner reports full year results

Thu, 09 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Pub operator Fuller Smith & Turner is expected to report on Friday an 8.5% increase in full year pre-tax profits on the back of a rise in like-for-like sales. Numis has forecast pre... [more]

Thursday preview: Home Retail reports first quarter trading update sans Homebase

Wed, 08 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Home Retail reports its first quarter trading update on Thursday which will cover only Argos following the completion of its Homebase disposal. DYI chain Homebase was sold to Austra... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sainsbury's reports first quarter trading update

Tue, 07 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury will on Wednesday post its trading update for the 12 weeks to 4 June. The supermarket is expected to report a drop in first quarter like-for-like sales due to its shift ... [more]

Tuesday preview: RWS Holdings reports first half results

Mon, 06 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Intellectual property translation group RWS Holdings is expected to report on Tuesday a 24% increase in first half revenue to £56.5m. In an April trading update the company said rev... [more]

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls in the spotlight

Thu, 02 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The US non-farm payrolls report will be in the spotlight on Friday amid speculation of an interest rate hike ahead of the Federal Reserve's 14-15 June policy meeting. Economists exp... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB announces policy decision

Wed, 01 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank announces its latest policy decision on Thursday with analysts expecting no changes to key rates or the asset purchase programme. While no surprises are ex... [more]

Wednesday preview: Halfords reports full year results

Tue, 31 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Halfords is expected to report a drop in full year pre-tax profit on Wednesday amid an overhaul of the business. The City has pencilled in an annual pre-tax profit of £80.5m, down f... [more]

Friday preview: Yellen may refrain from policy remarks

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - On an otherwise quiet Friday for UK stocks and data, traders eyes should swivel firmly across the Atlantic as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen speaks amid newly heightened anticip... [more]

Thursday preview: Tate & Lyle reports finals

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tate & Lyle is expected on Thursday to report a decline in full year profits on foreign exchange headwinds as the food ingredients company undergoes a restructuring. In February's t... [more]

Wednesday preview: Investors eye M&S full year results

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Marks & Spencer's struggling clothing division comes under the microscope on Wednesday when the retailer reports its full year results. Numis expects annual pre-tax profit of £678m ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Severn Trent expected to cut full year dividend

Mon, 23 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Utility group Severn Trent is expected to report a decline in full year earnings on Tuesday following the regulator's decision to cut household bills. Deutsche Bank has forecast a 5... [more]

Thursday newspaper share tips: HICL and residential property

Thu, 19 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in boring and mostly UK-focused investment fund HICL Infrastructure Company are worth holding on to, says The Daily Telegraph's Questor column, citing its income-play appeal.... [more]

Friday preview: Spectris and Close Brothers update on quarterly trading

Thu, 19 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Precision instruments maker Spectris will update the market on its first quarter trading on Friday after reporting soft full year results earlier in the year. The company in Februar... [more]

Thursday preview: Royal Mail reports full year amid struggles at parcels unit

Wed, 18 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Royal Mail's full year results will take centre stage on Thursday as the UK postal delivery company's parcel delivery services struggles against fierce competition. The parcels divi... [more]