Greencore Stuffed as Carnivores Poised for Costly Christmas Dinner

Tuesday, November 26: The FTSE 100(+0.09%) closed out the day marginally higher, lifted by mining, retail and industrial stocks, as hopes of a US-China trade deal continued to lift most major equity markets. Pets At Home(+8.26%) led the FTSE 250 higher as the pet care retailer announced revenue growth ahead of the market for the…

IAG Lifted by Pilot Pay Deal

Monday, November 25: Indices in London opened higher as investor hopes grew on further progress with respect to the ongoing China-US trade dispute as The Global Times, a tabloid ran by the Communist Party’s official People’s Daily, reported both sides were very close to a “phase one” trade deal. A slew of retail, financial and…

Burberry Shake Off Protests

Thursday, 14th November: Burberry were amongst the few high-flyers on the blue-chip index today following their interim update, which was better than expected and demonstrated the success of new designer Riccardo Tisci’s brand transformation. Tisci revamped the Burberry logo and the brand has also started focusing on other products to shift the focus away from…

Coca-Colas Bubbly Update

Wednesday, 13th November: The FTSE 100 fell 0.48% in the opening trade on a Wednesday as president Trump threatened another increase in tariffs during his speech to the Economic Club of New York. Topping the index was Coca-Cola following an upbeat Q3 update. Unseasonable weather has been to blame for the industry having to struggle…

UK Dodges Recession?

Monday, 11th November: The FTSE 100 started the week in negative territory, opening 0.22% lower on Monday on further concerns regarding the U.S. and China trade deal, as well as the escalating violence in Hong Kong. The turmoil across Asia had a particularly negative impact on the FTSE members with Asian exposure as expected, which…

Sparks Begin to Fly for M&S

Wednesday, 6 November: The FTSE was expected to fall lower at the open because of losses in Asia and falling oil prices, but never made any major moves and that was the story of the day, the main index effectively just oscillating for the session – eventually closing +0.12%. The FTSE 250 contending more with…