21 Jun
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Sainsbury's deal needs more clarity, Shore analysts say

Sainsbury’s takeover of Asda could get competition clearance but much about how the deal will play out remains unclear, Shore Capital analysts said.

21 Jun
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CYBG's Virgin buy won't disrupt bank sector, JP Morgan says

CYBG’s planned purchase of Virgin Money will form a stronger bank but is unlikely to shake up the UK banking market, according to analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove.

21 Jun
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MoD suppliers' shares fall after May questions defence spending

Shares of Melrose Industries, BAE Systems and other suppliers to the Ministry of Defence fell after the Prime Minister was reported to have questioned the department's spending plans.

21 Jun
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Government borrowing falls to lowest since financial crisis

Public borrowing in the first two months of the financial year fell to the lowest level since 2007 as the government received more in tax revenue.

21 Jun
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LPA orders drop after shake-up in UK train market

LPA Group’s shares plunged after the maker of long-life LED lighting and electrical connectors reported a sharp fall in orders.

21 Jun
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Shearwater expects annual results at top of expectations

Shearwater expects annual results near the top of its expectations after the digital security company's main businesses improved their performance.

21 Jun
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Saga on track as motor and home insurance sales rise

Saga said it traded in line with expectations in the first four months of its financial year as the over-50s travel and insurance company wrote more motor and home insurance policies.

20 Jun
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Labour says Bank of England remit should expand to target productivity

The Bank of England’s remit should be expanded to target productivity growth, the Labour opposition said on Wednesday.

20 Jun
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Manufacturing rebounds from slowdown, CBI survey says

UK manufacturing recovered in June, suggesting a turnaround for factory output after a slowdown earlier in 2018, a CBI survey showed.

20 Jun
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Berkeley sees lower profit after performance peaks

Berkeley Group said it expected profit to fall by 30% in its current financial year as the benefits of buying land at low prices fade for the London-focused housebuilder.

20 Jun
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Brexit rows 'irrelevant' as banks plan moves, says former City chair

Political arguments over what form Brexit takes are now "irrelevant" to banks that are moving operations out of the UK, the former chairman of the City of London corporation has said.

20 Jun
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Mears says housing revenue stabilises after Grenfell fire checks

Mears Group said revenue at its housing division had stabilised after clients delayed work following the Grenfell Tower fire.

20 Jun
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Best of the Best to pay special dividend

Best of the Best announced a special dividend after the prize competition operator posted annual profit slightly ahead of management’s forecast.

20 Jun
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Legal & General sees strong profit growth at investment arm

Legal & General said it expects its asset management division to increase profit by up to 10% a year in normal markets.

19 Jun
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KPMG criticised by regulator for 'unacceptable' audit deterioration

The accountancy regulator has criticised KPMG for an "unacceptable deterioration" in the quality of audits that the firm carries out for large UK companies.

19 Jun
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IAG target Norwegian Air has had many approaches, CEO says

Norwegian Air Shuttle has had takeover approaches from a number of potential bidders and is open to a deal on the right terms, the airline’s chief executive said.

19 Jun
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US pharma bosses say UK's life sciences position under threat

US pharma businesses have warned the government that the UK’s dominant position in life sciences is threatened by Brexit and the NHS’s slow adoption of new medicines.

19 Jun
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Ubisense signs contract for military training

Ubisense shares jumped after the enterprise location intelligence company said it had signed a military training contract in North America.

19 Jun
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Telecom Plus profits edge up amid tough energy market

Telecom Plus reported a slight increase in annual profit as the utility company grappled with tough trading conditions in the energy market.

19 Jun
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Capita sells supplier assessment services for £160m

Capita has agreed to sell its supplier assessment services business for £160m as the outsourcing company disposes of non-core operations following the collapse of rival Carillion.