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David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles.

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QinetiQ share price slides despite improved numbers

QinetiQ Group, has raised its interim dividend while maintaining its full year outlook after what it termed a "solid" half year performance saw profit and revenue rise.

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Dart shares fly higher as further growth plans revealed

Dart Group reports a strong summer season in terms of passenger volume growth for both Jet2holidays the package holidays operator and the leisure airline

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Virgin Money

Virgin Money to offer banking to small business

Challenger bank Virgin Money has announced a move into the small business banking market, as it looks to step up competition with the UK’s biggest lenders.

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Just Eat's £240m Hungry House takeover given green light

Just Eat’s takeover of rival online food ordering service Hungryhouse has been given the green light by the competition watchdog.

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Car parts

Board room shake up at GKN as firm hit by £130m US costs

The chief executive designate of GKN has left the company as the engineering company reveals another hit of up to £130m from its troubled US aerospace division.

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Royal Mail

Royal Mail says union deal imperative to prevent weaker performance

Royal Mail has revealed that profits dropped by nearly a third for the year. And the company has warned that if a satisfactory deal is not soon agreed with unions over workers’ pay and pensions, financial performance could suffer further.

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Oil rig

Premier Oil insists production and cost controls on track

Premier Oil points to strong production figures and successful cost cutting in its latest trading statement for the period form 1 January to 31 October 2017.

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US Justice Dept prepares for fight over AT&T’s deal for Time Warner

The US Justice Department has approached 18 state attorneys general to try to win support for an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed $85.4bn deal to buy media company Time Warner.

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VW to invest $11.8bn in energy vehicles for Chinese market

Volkswagen will invest $11.8bn to develop new energy vehicles within China by 2025.

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'Tall order for new CEO to turn troubled GE around’

General Electric experienced its worst single day decline since 2009 yesterday, with it share price down over 7% at close of trading at 19.02.

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Good and bad news from ITV but share price slides

The market was less than impressed with ITV’s latest trading statement with total external revenue down 1% to £2,132m (2016: £2,157m) and broadcast and online revenues down 4% to £1,470m (2016: £1,537m).

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McCarthy & Stone

Improved second half for McCarthy & Stone sends share price up

McCarthy & Stone’s full-year numbers to the end of August 2017 show revenue increased by 4% to a new record of £661m (2016: £636m).

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Bovis insists market is strong and is upbeat on 2018 prospects

Bovis Homes Group has provided an bullish autumn trading update. The company is fully sold for its targeted full-year completions with an average sales rate over the period of 0.52, up from 0.48 in the first half of 2017.

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Vodafone shares rise as growth outlook improves

Vodafone saw a major share price boost in early trading after the telecoms reported a half-year profit and upped its growth outlook despite pressures in its India business

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CMA gives green light for Tesco’s £3.7bn acquisition of Booker

The competition watchdog has provisionally backed Tesco’s £3.7bn deal to buy wholesale group Booker.

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