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24th November 2011 - News
Paul Wharton spoke at a lunch for our clients on 17 November, and said that 9-10% growth rates are continuing in China in India, but emerging market inflation rates show little sign of moderating. In the US, the Chicago PMI (Purchasing Man ...
18th November 2011 - News
Shares in the military equipment maker fell sharply when it warned on profits because of an unexpected delay to a contract. The overall backdrop is one of reduced defence spending, as part of debt reduction in a number of countries.
17th November 2011 - News
Swap-based exchange traded funds (ETFs) use investor cash to create collateral. It offers the return earned from the collateral to a counterparty, in exchange for a payment equal to the return on the securities that it wishes to track.
15th November 2011 - News
Dairy Crest reported last Thursday a 9% increase in pre-tax profits for the 6 months to end September, with improved sales of cheese and spreads. Higher prices to farmers for milk put pressure on margins in the liquid milk business. Adjust ...
9th November 2011 - News
The results announced yesterday included interims from Babcock International and Vodafone, and final results from Associated British Foods.
Babcock's pre-tax profits grew by 96% to £80m, and 15% when the effect of the acquisition ...