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(ShareCast News) - Advertising giant WPP reported a slower start to 2017 after the loss of some major accounts but struck a confident tone about renewed and encouraging new business wins to keep the full year on track.
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(ShareCast News) - Housebuilder Persimmon said current forward sales revenue, including legal completions taken to date, was up 11% to £2.56 bn, adding that it was confident on future prospects. 1 hour ago
(ShareCast News) - US stocks were down on Wednesday as investors digested the details of President Donald Trump's tax reform. 8 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Gamblers have been piling in to bet on far-right candidate Marine Le Pen wrestling a surprise win over centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron next month, according to bookmakers. 14 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Africa-focussed agriculture and forestry company Obtala announced on Wednesday that it signed a letter of intent expressing the company's commitment to build sustainable and inclusive business in Tanzania through investment activities associated with the 'Grow Africa' partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa. 15 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Early-stage and pre-IPO focussed disruptive technology investment company Vela Technologies announced on Wednesday that it conditionally subscribed for 1,111,111 ordinary shares in Rosslyn Data Technologies, an existing investee company, at 4.5p per share for a consideration of £50,000. 15 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is forecast to leave its main policies unchanged in its meets this week, following a March meeting when the market made a rather hawkish interpretation of the outcome. 17 hours ago
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They say “breaking up is hard to do” but in financial market break-ups spinoffs can be very profitable and give companies a new lease of life.
A spinoff is the creation of an independent company or in some cases more than one company through the sale or distribution of new shares of an existing listed company to shareholders holding the parent company at a certain date.
Three years ago I came up with the concept for a investment-focused podcast for the ShareTalk website I work on, called Conkers' Corner after my Twitter handle of @conkers3, and five months ago the first recording was made. Below are some of the lessons I have learned or have been reinforced during these years.
The concept of Conkers' Corner is very simple yet extremely educational and beneficial for all: the participants in the podcasts and interviews since I started in May 2016 have included shrewd investors/traders, ISA millionaires, high net worth individuals, business leaders, CEOs, highly respected fund managers and investment writers.
There’s a great debate in the financial industry about which type of analysis produces the best results for traders - is it better to be a technical trader or to rely on the fundamentals?
Is there a common ground between the two? We’ve all heard the phrase All roads lead to Rome. In this article we’ll explore whether this applies to the financial markets.
Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.