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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...

Brewin dolphin sinks as commissions drop

Shares in Brewin Dolphin (BRW:LON) sank 10% today after it reported profits of £37.9m in the half year to March 2015 compared to £22m...

Chinese funds to consider as stocks soar

The Chinese stock market has rallied again and its leading index in Hong Kong hit another 7 year high. Private investors in China are...

Oil rises on robust asian demand

Brent crude rallied on Monday as Japan and China showed signs of healthy demand. The Japanese Finance ministry has said their imports rose 9.1%...