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Tuesday preview: Whitbread reports first half interims

Tuesday preview: Whitbread reports first half interims

Mon, 24 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Whitbread is on Tuesday expected to report an increase in first half earnings on the back of growth at its Costa coffee and Premier Inn hotel chains. The company in June reported a ... [more]

Friday preview: Acacia Mining reports third quarter results

Friday preview: Acacia Mining reports third quarter results

Thu, 20 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tanzania-focused Acacia Mining on Friday reports its third quarter results with the focus likely to be on the impact of a mill shutdown at the Bulyanhulu gold mine. In September, Ac... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB to keep policy unchanged as it waits for new forecasts

Thursday preview: ECB to keep policy unchanged as it waits for new forecasts

Wed, 19 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is widely expected to hold fire on any changes to its quantitative easing programme when it meets on Thursday as it waits for new macro-economic guidance. ... [more]

Wednesday preview: UK jobs data may show hiring slowdown in wake of Brexit

Wednesday preview: UK jobs data may show hiring slowdown in wake of Brexit

Tue, 18 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK jobs data on Wednesday is expected to show a slowdown in hiring amid uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote. The data from the Office for National Statistics is forecast to reve... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation expected to rise in September

Tuesday preview: UK inflation expected to rise in September

Mon, 17 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation is expected to have picked up in September as a weaker post-Brexit pound makes imports more expensive. The Office for National Statistics releases its latest inflation ... [more]

Friday preview: Yellen speech and US retail sales data in focus

Thu, 13 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will be in the spotlight on Friday when she speaks in Boston as the market searches for clues on the timing of the next interest rate hike. Yellen... [more]

Thursday preview: WH Smith to report full year profit growth

Wed, 12 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - WH Smith reports its full year results on Thursday, with analysts expecting solid profit growth. In a pre-close trading update in August, the company said its travel business contin... [more]

Wednesday preview: September Federal Reserve minutes in focus

Tue, 11 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Central banks will be front-and-centre on investors' minds on Wednesday, although the plummeting British pound will probably not be far from their thoughts either. After the close o... [more]

Tuesday preview: Ted Baker to report first half profit growth despite Brexit

Mon, 10 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Ted Baker is expected to report on Tuesday an increase in first half pre-tax profits as the luxury fashion brand continues to grow on an international level. The company is forecast... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB releases monetary policy account amid QE speculation

Wed, 05 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - All eyes will be on the European Central Bank on Thursday as the monetary authority publishes its account of the latest policy meeting and as President Mario Draghi attends a key ev... [more]

Wednesday preview: Tesco's first half to show benefits of turnaround

Tue, 04 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tesco is expected to report a jump in first-half profits on Wednesday as the supermarket sees the benefits of its turnaround plan. However, analysts believe an increasing pension de... [more]

Tuesday preview: St Ives reports full year results

Mon, 03 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - St Ives Group reports its full year results on Tuesday, after the marketing services business assured trading has continued to be positive despite cancelling and deferring a number ... [more]

Friday preview: Data fuelled end to the week

Thu, 29 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Friday is set to be a busy day of economic data with the release of UK gross domestic product, eurozone inflation, Japanese inflation, China manufacturing and US personal spending. ... [more]

Thursday preview: US GDP, Federal Reserve speakers

Wed, 28 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - US gross domestic product growth in the second quarter is expected to be revised higher in the third and final estimate on Thursday. Economists expect the Commerce Department to rev... [more]

Wednesday preview: Yellen testifies before House Financial Services Committee

Tue, 27 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, a week after the US central bank announced its latest policy decision. The h... [more]

Tuesday preview: A.G. Barr reports half year interims

Mon, 26 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Soft drinks maker A.G. Barr reports its half-year results on Tuesday after warning of the impact of difficult market conditions in an August trading update. In last month's trading ... [more]

Friday preview: Fed officials appear on panel in wake of interest rate decision

Thu, 22 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Federal Reserve presidents Patrick Harker, Loretta Mester and Dennis Lockhart will appear on a panel on Friday, two days after the US central bank's latest policy announcement. The ... [more]

Thursday preview: Kier reports full year results

Wed, 21 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Kier Group reports its full year results on Thursday with analysts expecting an increase in earnings compared to a year earlier following the integration of the Mouchel business. Th... [more]

Wednesday preview: FOMC and BoJ policy announcements eyed

Tue, 20 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan take centre stage on Wednesday as the central banks announce their latest policy decisions. The US central bank is widely expected to keep ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Kingfisher reports first half results amid turnaround

Mon, 19 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher is expected to reveal that its turnaround plan is working when it reports its first half results on Tuesday. The consensus forecast for pre-tax pro... [more]

Friday preview: US inflation expected to creep higher

Thu, 15 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - US inflation data will be in focus on Friday as the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting looms. Economists expect the consumer price index rose an annualised 1.0% in August, compar... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE seen sitting tight, after Next and ONS retail numbers

Wed, 14 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Thursday's monetary policy announcement from the Bank of England is expected to see the rate-setting committee sit tight, with odds against an interest rate move increasing after re... [more]

Wednesday preview: Galliford Try finals, UK jobs data

Tue, 13 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilder Galliford Try will update the market on its post-Brexit outlook on Wednesday as it reports its full year results. In its July trading update the company said there was ... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation data expected to show improvement

Mon, 12 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation data on Tuesday is expected show a pick-up in consumer prices in August. The consumer price index (CPI) is forecast to rise 0.4% in August compared to a month ago, foll... [more]

Friday preview: Wetherspoon reports full year results

Thu, 08 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - JD Wetherspoon is expected to report flat full year earnings on Friday after warning that increased labour costs would cut into profit margins. The pub operator in January said that... [more]