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Birmingham named sixth best city for investment in Europe

PwC has recently ranked Birmingham as the sixth-best city in Europe for investment — ahead of London. For most people, the UK’s second largest...

Shares in Horse Hill consortium suspended

Shares in the Horse Hill consortium including UK Oil & Gas Investments (LON:UKOG), Alba Mineral Resources PLC (LON:ALBA), Solo Oil PLC (LON:SOLO), Doriemus PLC...

ECB lowers growth forecast

  Mario Draghi has today updated us on the ECB’s view of the economy and reassured the market that there will be no tapering of...

India cuts interest rates by 0.25%

The Reserve Bank of India has cut rates for the third time this year. The move by the central bank was an attempt to...

Goodlord embarks on crowdfunding project to fund expansion

A former Foxtons agent is aiming to crowdfund £450,000 for a company that intends to revolutionize the property industry. Launched in February of this year,...

Playtech to buy Plus 500 for £460m

The Plus 500 (LON:PLUS) saga took an interesting twist this morning as FTSE 250 software developer Playtech announced that it is to buy the...

UK companies reporting week commencing 1st June 2015

Tuesday 2/5/15  AO World plc (LON:AO) Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) AMEC Foster Wheeler plc (LON:AMEC)  Wednesday 3/5/15  Dixons Carphone plc (LON:DC) WH Smith Group plc (LON:SMWH)  Thursday 4/5/15  Pets At Home plc (LON:PETS) Johnson...

Associated British Foods rallies on broker upgrade

Analysts at Goldman Sachs have upgraded Associated British Foods (ABF:LON) from a sell to a buy and bumped up their price target to 3120p...

Hornby launches Airfix crowdfunding project ‘Kitstarter’

Hornby, the model and collectibles specialist, has today announced it will be launching its own crowdfunding project in an effort to revive interest in...
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Kingfisher posts 1.4% rise in profit

Kingfisher (KGF:LON) posted a 0.8% rise in Q1 like-for-like sales to £2.59 billion. The group which operates in excess of 12,000 in 11 countries...