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Tesco share price: Grocer to post interims next week

Tesco (LON:TSCO) is scheduled to update investors on its half-year performance next week. The results will follow the latest Kantar Worldpanel data which recently pointed to a fall in the blue-chip supermarket’s UK grocery sales. Tesco’s share price has climbed...

IAG share price: Group interested Thomas Cook slots

International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (LON:IAG) CEO has said that the company is interested in slots which might become available following Thomas Cook’s (LON:TCG) collapse this week, the BBC has reported. The comments came after the British Airways and Iberia parent...

Imperial Brands share price: Analysts weigh in on vaping hit

A string of vaping related deaths in the US has thrown the future of the sector into question, weighing on Imperial Brands (LON:IMB), Hargreaves Lansdown has said. The comments came after the blue-chip tobacco group cautioned on earnings yesterday, amid what...

Pearson share price: Analysts mull over profit warning

While Pearson (LON:PSON) has been shifting focus to e-learning and digital resources, this kind of transformation does not happen overnight, Hargreaves Lansdown has said. The comments came after the troubled publisher cautioned on profits yesterday, having suffered from weaker-than-expected trading...

Aviva share price: Group appoints finance chief

Aviva (LON:AV) has appointed Jason Windsor as its new finance chief, the blue-chip insurer has said. Windsor has been the group’s interim CFO after Tom Stoddard stepped down from the top finance job at the end of June. Aviva’s share price...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rallies despite string of profit warnings

The FTSE 100 has surged in London this Thursday, finding support in hopes over the US-China trade relations which have boosted investor sentiment around the world. The blue-chip index has shrugged off falls in Pearson (LON:PSON), Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) and...

IAG share price flies lower as group updates on guidance

International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (LON:IAG) share price has fallen into negative territory in London this Thursday, as the British Airways and Iberia parent flagged a hit to profits for the current year. The update comes after the company, which also...

Imperial Brands share price sinks on profit warning

Imperial Brands’ (LON:IMB) has slumped in London this Thursday, as the company cautioned on earnings amid the ongoing crackdown on vaping in the US. The update comes as blue-chip publisher Pearson (LON:PSON) also warned on profits this morning, pointing to...

Pearson share price tanks as publisher warns on profits

Pearson’s (LON:PSON) share price has posted a hefty fall in London this morning as the education publisher warned that its operating profit will come in at the bottom end of its guidance range. The update comes after the company posted...

Sainsbury’s share price: Analysts weigh in on results

AJ Bell reckons that while J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) continues to make progress, it will take time to turn around, Citywire reports. The comments come after the blue-chip grocer updated the market on its performance yesterday, posting a small rise in...

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen lower despite upbeat leads

The FTSE 100 looks set to open lower this morning, with investors set to ignore upbeat leads from the US and Asia. In blue-chip company updates, defence giant BAE Systems (LON:BA) has won a $2.7-billion contract with the US. Muted...

United Utilities share price outperforms as group updates on trading

United Utilities’ (LON:UU) share price has gained ground in London in today’s session, with investors reacting positively to the water utility’s trading update. The update comes ahead of the group’s interims on November 20. As of 14:09 BST, United Utilities’...

Aviva share price: Insurer beefs up board with industry veteran

Aviva (LON:AV) has moved to boost its board with a former finance chief of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) and blue-chip peer RSA Insurance (LON:RSA), the FTSE 100 insurer has said. The news comes after Aviva’s interims last month when the...

FTSE 100 watch: Political uncertainty pressures Footsie

The FTSE 100 has posted a hefty fall this Wednesday, pressured by political uncertainty both at home and on the other side of the Atlantic. In individual blue-chip movers, J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) is outperforming the market with investors digesting its...

TUI share price: UBS no longer bearish on group

UBS is no longer bearish on TUI Group (LON:TUI), lifting its stance on the blue-chip tour operator in the wake of the demise of smaller London-listed peer Thomas Cook (LON:TCG). The update comes after TUI updated investors on its recent...

Boohoo share price dips even as retailer posts revenue surge

Boohoo’s (LON:BOO) share price has fallen into negative territory this Wednesday even as the online retailer posted a rise in revenue and profits for the first half of its financial year. The update comes after the company recently lifted its...

Sainsbury’s share price surges amid grocery sales improvement

J Sainsbury’s (LON:SBRY) share price has advanced in London this Wednesday as the blue-chip supermarket posted improved grocery sales. The company further updated the market on its plans for its banking arm and for its Argos division. As of 09:11...

Royal Mail share price: Liberum turns bearish on group

Liberum argues that the recent strength in Royal Mail Group’s (LON:RMG) share price is at odds with threats from its workforce dispute, Citywire reports. The comments came as the analysts turned bearish on the privatised postal operator. Royal Mail’s share...

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen lower amid Trump concerns

The FTSE 100 index looks set to open lower this morning, extending the previous session’s losses, pressured by news that US lawmakers had called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) will be in focus on...

Morrisons share price: Analysts weigh in on grocer ahead of Brexit

While WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW) is the smallest of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ grocers, IG reckons that the company is seen is in a much better position to tackle Brexit than its counterparts. Deutsche Bank separately turned bullish on Morrisons...

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