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Marks & Spencer share price dips as CFO steps down

Marks & Spencer Group’s (LON:MKS) share price has fallen deep into the red in London this morning as the company announced that its finance chief had decided to step down. The news marks another blow for the high street retailer...

Thomas Cook share price: Troubled tour operator collapses

Thomas Cook (LON:TCG) has entered into compulsory liquidation, the company has said. The move leaves hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the globe, Reuters reports. Thomas Cook’s share price tumbled on Friday, giving up 22.78 percent to close at...

Smiths share price outperforms after full-year results

Smiths Group’s (LON:SMIN) share price has advanced in London this Friday, with investors reacting positively to the group’s full-year results. The results follow comments by Goldman Sachs last month which argued that the medical devices and security scanner maker’s defensive profile...

Boohoo share price: Retailer to post interims next week

AIM-listed Boohoo (LON:BOO) is set to continue the retailer reporting season with its interims next week. The half-year results will come after blue-chip rival Next (LON:NXT) updated investors on its performance yesterday. Boohoo’s share price has been little changed in...

Thomas Cook share price slumps amid administration prospects

Thomas Cook’s (LON:TCG) share price has taken a hefty fall this Friday amid worries that the company could fall into administration this weekend, unless the troubled tour operator could secure extra funds. This marks the latest blow for the company which...

Rolls-Royce share price slides amid Trent 1000 overhaul delay

Rolls-Royce Holdings’ (LON:RR) share price has fallen deep into the red in London in today’s session as the company cautioned that problems with its Trent 1000 engines will take longer to fix than previously anticipated. The news marks another blow...

RBS share price surges as Alison Rose takes top job

Royal Bank of Scotland Group’s (LON:RBS) share price has surged in London in today’s session as the bailed-out lender appointed Alison Rose to the top job. She will succeed outgoing CEO Ross McEwan, who was recently appointed as chief executive...

Saga share price: Analysts say hard work not over

While Saga (LON:SAGA) has trimmed its dividend and is looking to focus on its direct to consumer business, that does not mean that the hard work is over, Hargreaves Lansdown has reported. The comments came after the cruises-to-insurance group for...

Centrica share price surges as Jefferies lifts rating

Centrica’s (LON:CNA) share price has climbed higher in London in today’s session as Jefferies lifted its rating on the British Gas owner. Sharecast quoted the broker as pointing to the group’s attractive risk/reward in a broader note on utilities, in...

Diageo share price subdued as group posts trading statement

Diageo’s (LON:DGE) share price has slipped marginally lower in today’s session, as the company updated on its recent trading, saying that it was not ‘immune’ to changes to global trade policy. The Johnny Walker and Smirnoff maker, however, said that...

Saga share price outperforms despite grim interims

Saga’s (LON:SAGA) share price has climbed higher in today’s session, even as the lifestyle group posted a slump in half-year profits. The company, however, reaffirmed its full-year profit guidance and said that it had made progress against the strategic reset...

Next share price slides despite rise in sales

Next’s (LON:NXT) share price has fallen deep into the red in London this morning, even as the company posted a rise in total sales and profit for the first half of its financial year. The blue-chip group, however, revealed a...

Kingfisher share price: Analysts weigh in on DIY retailer

Fidelity reckons that Kingfisher’s (LON:KGF) has been notably quiet on its ongoing ‘One’ transformation programme, Citywire reports. The comments came as the DIY retailer updated investors on its interim performance yesterday, revealing that its underperforming business in France had continued...

Sirius share price posts another hefty fall amid analyst comments

Sirius Minerals’ (LON:SXX) share price has posted another hefty fall in today’s session, with analysts and investors mulling over the group’s move to scrap its previously proposed $500-million bond sale. The company, which was looking to finance a fertiliser mine...

easyJet share price: Credit Suisse sees group as ‘outperform’

Credit Suisse continues to see easyJet (LON:EZJ) as an ‘outperform,’ arguing that the budget airline is successfully navigating a difficult market, Sharecast has reported. The comments come as the low-cost carrier prepares to issue a pre-closing trading statement on October...

Next share price drops ahead of interim results

Next’s (LON:NXT) share price has retreated in London this morning ahead of the company’s interims due out tomorrow. The update will come after the high street retailer hiked its full-year sales and profit guidance back in July after it saw...

AstraZeneca share price: Group takes control of Linzess in China

AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) has moved to amend a deal with Ironwood to take control of Linzess in China, the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker has said. The move comes after the two companies first entered into a collaboration to co-develop and co-commercialise the treatment...

Kingfisher share price dips as group posts HY results

Kingfisher’s (LON:KGF) share price has fallen deep into the red this Wednesday as the DIY retailer posted a fall in sales and profits for the six months to July 31. The update comes as former Carrefour executive Thierry Garnier prepares to...

Ocado share price: Analysts weigh in on Q3 results

While Ocado’s (LON:OCDO) deal with Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS) dominated the headlines yesterday, the online grocer’s retail business is not its main attraction, Hargreaves Lansdown has said. The comments came as the FTSE 100 group updated investors on its...

Sainsbury’s share price subdued despite rating upgrade

J Sainsbury’s (LON:SBRY) share price has fallen deep into the red in today’s session, even as analysts at UBS lifted its rating on the blue-chip supermarket. The move came as the latest Kantar data showed that the grocer had outperformed...

Kingfisher share price slides ahead of interims

Kingfisher’s (LON:KGF) share price has fallen deep into the red in today’s session ahead of the do-it-yourself retailer’s interims tomorrow. The results will come after the blue-chip company appointed Carrefour executive Thierry Garnier to the top job at the end...

Sirius share price sinks as group scraps bond sale

Sirius Minerals’ (LON:SXX) share price has fallen deep into the red this Tuesday as the company pulled a previously proposed $500 million bond sale to finance a fertiliser mine in North Yorkshire. The company blamed poor market conditions for the move. As...

Tesco share price in the red amid latest Kantar data

Tesco’s (LON:TSCO) share price has slipped marginally lower in London this morning, as Kantar Worldpanel disclosed that sales at Britain’s biggest grocer had fallen in the past 12 weeks. The news marks another blow for the FTSE 100 company after...

Ocado share price surges as group posts Q3 results

Ocado’s (LON:OCDO) share price has climbed higher in London this Tuesday as the online grocer updated investors on its third-quarter performance, posting retail revenue in line with its guidance. The update comes after the company recently wrapped up its joint...

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