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Friday preview: Yellen may refrain from policy remarks

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

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

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

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

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]

Wednesday preview: FOMC meeting minutes under microscope

Tue, 17 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Minutes from the Federal Reserve's April policy meeting may offer hints on Wednesday about the central bank's next change to interest rates. Analysts will be closely scrutinising th... [more]

Tuesday preview: Vodafone finals, UK inflation

Mon, 16 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Vodafone is expected to report on Tuesday a decrease in full year earnings on the back of lower revenues amid fierce competition. Deutsche Bank has pencilled in earnings before inte... [more]

Friday preview: Coca-Cola HBC reports first quarter interims

Thu, 12 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Beverage bottler Coca-Cola HBC is expected to report a drop in first quarter sales on Friday, on tough comparators in the previous year and weakness in emerging markets. Numis has f... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE's 'Super Thursday' in focus

Wed, 11 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England will take centre stage on Thursday as it releases its interest rate decision, policy meeting minutes and Inflation Report. In what investors have dubbed "Super T... [more]

Wednesday preview: Barratt Developments reports trading update

Tue, 10 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barratt Developments reports a trading update on Wednesday with analysts looking to see how the housebuilder has weathered a slowdown in London's prime market. Numis expects the com... [more]

Tuesday preview: EasyJet to report first half loss, analysts estimate

Mon, 09 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - EasyJet is expected to report a half year loss, reflecting the impact of terrorist attacks in Europe and foreign exchange headwinds. Terrorist attacks in Egypt and Paris deterred tr... [more]

Friday preview: Investors eye US non-farm payrolls, some analysts wary

Thu, 05 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The US non-farm payrolls report will dominate Friday's agenda with analysts expecting a slowdown in the number of jobs added in April. US employers are forecast to have added 200,00... [more]

Thursday preview: Sage and BT Group report results

Wed, 04 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Software company Sage is expected to report growth in its first half interims on Thursday, supported by an increase in sales and foreign exchange improvements. Numis has forecast re... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sainsbury's reports full year results amid Home Retail deal

Tue, 03 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury reports its full year results on Wednesday in the wake of its agreement to buy Argos owner Home Retail Group. The group is expected to report a drop in earnings for the ... [more]

Friday preview: RBS to report first quarter loss, analysts estimate

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to report a wider first quarter loss on Friday, reflecting a £1.25bn payment to the Treasury. The City estimates a first quarter loss of £957m... [more]

Thursday preview: Lloyds reports first quarter interims

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group will be in focus on Thursday as it reports its first quarter interims following results from fellow lenders Barclays and Standard Chartered this week. Deutsche ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Federal Reserve announces interest rate decision

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve is widely expected to keep interest rates unchanged when the central bank announces its latest policy decision on Wednesday. Many analysts are pricing in no chan... [more]

Tuesday preview: Standard Chartered begins bank earnings week

Mon, 25 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Standard Chartered will kick off the UK banking industry's latest earnings season with its first quarter results on Tuesday. Deutsche Bank forecasts first quarter pre-tax profit of ... [more]

Friday preview: Manufacturing PMIs in focus

Thu, 21 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Manufacturing sector activity growth in the US and the Eurozone is expected to accelerate in April, according to economists' forecasts ahead of data on Friday. Markit's purchasing m... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB policy decision, Sky reports third quarter

Wed, 20 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank announces its latest policy decision on Thursday after introducing a raft of new measures in March to address prolonged low inflation and a stagnant econom... [more]

Wednesday preview: ARM Holdings first quarter, UK jobs data

Tue, 19 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Chip maker ARM Holdings reports its first quarter interims on Wednesday amid concerns that demand may recede. Shares in ARM slumped on Monday after the Nikkei reported that Apple - ... [more]

Tuesday preview: AB Foods to report 'slight' fall in first half EPS

Mon, 18 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Associated British Foods is expected to report a drop in first half earnings per share on Tuesday as low sugar prices offset higher retail sales. The owner of Primark said in its pr... [more]

Friday preview: China economic growth data in focus

Thu, 14 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - China's economic growth data for the first quarter will be in the spotlight on Friday amid concerns about the nation's slowdown. Analysts expect gross domestic product eased to 6.7%... [more]