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Adrian Holliday

Adrian has written about property, pensions and investing for almost 20 years, from Teletext to the Observer and AOL. He is a believer in diversity, low transaction costs – and simplicity.

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IAG shares climb
IAG shares fly higher helped by lower fuel costs

IAG shares rose 5% this morning to 600.17p as the owner of British Airways and Iberia revealed a 10% surge in operating profits – hitting €170m – for the first quarter of 2017. The new numbers appear impressive given that the first quarter is traditionally slow for the airline.

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New chairman for M&S
M&S names Archie Norman as new chairman meanwhile oil prices stumble to a five-month low

M&S reveals new chairman meanwhile oil prices stumble to a five-month low

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IAG climbs
IAG soars but Next shares dive on sterling and competition pressure

A small uptick for the FTSE 100 on Thursday: the Big Board ended 15 points higher at 7,248.10, up 0.2% with the FTSE 250 finishing 2.58 points down at 19,680. Travel fared well with British Airways owner IAG and TUI AG up 2.97% and 2.92% respectively. 

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Next sales slump
Next sales slump while Morrisons sales rise

The FTSE 100 finished at 7,234.53 at close of Wednesday while the Dow ended the day at 20,957.9, up eight points. Gold was down -0.99% to $1,236.40 while WTI oil finished -0.42% lower at $47.63. 

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Pound slips
Pound slips on tough EU talk from Number 10

Pound slips on tough talk from Number 10

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Sainsbury's profits under pressure
Sainsbury's full-year profits battered meanwhile Apple iPhone sales slip

Global shares were broadly up on Tuesday: the Dow Jones finished 0.17% higher at 20,949.89 while the Nasdaq climbed 0.06% to 6,095.37. In London the FTSE 100 finished at 7,250, up 46 points while the German Dax was up 0.56% to 12,507.90. The French CAC 40 pushed 0.70% higher to 5,304.15. 

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Pound steady
Pounds steady at $1.29 while miners take a tumble

End of Tuesday trading saw the FTSE 100 close 45.68 points higher at 7,250.05, a 0.64% climb in total. Best FTSE 100 performer was Intertek Group, up 3.3% to 4,200p while Standard Life and Barratt Developments took second and third spots, up 2.78% and 2.67%.

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BP Profits rise
BP profits surge higher but Bovis hit by new profit warning

Global share trading was light for the May Day holiday though US shares on Monday showed energy: Apple shares were up more than 2% to $146.58. Other tech companies, including Microsoft and Facebook, also gained strongly. The Nasdaq hit a record 6,091.6 high. 

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