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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Dutch sale and FX moves fit Vodafone Q4 numbers

Vodafone group reveals that total revenue slipped 3.6% to €11.8bn for the fourth quarter, largely due to the sale of its subsidiary Vodafone Netherlands and FX movements.

David Burrows
Unilever focuses on strategic acquisitions and cost-cutting

Despite overall market conditions remaining challenging in 2017, Unilever reports underlying operating margin up 1.1%.

David Burrows
Best retirement investment options

Whilst we might imagine our retirement to involve frequent cruise trips to the Caribbean or golf breaks in Marbella, the stark reality is that too often shoddy retirement planning means scrimping in our twilight years.

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Banking chiefs spell out Brexit dangers for their sector

Banking chiefs have issued further warnings over the impact of Brexit on their sector.

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Greene King latest pub name to feel winter chill

Greene King is the latest pub group to feel the impact of poor winter weather.

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Strong trading and Carillion fallout help boost Kier shares

Kier Group, saw its share price rise sharply in early morning trading after posting a positive business update.

David Burrows
Diageo cheered by positive sales but exchange rates hurt

Diageo, the multi-national beer and spirits company, has reported largely positive half-year figures however it warns that expected exchange rate movements are likely to knock full-year sales.

David Burrows
Insurers set to pay £30m to Carillion suppliers

Insurers are set to pay out over £30m to businesses owed money by collapsed construction firm Carillion.

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NHBC figures suggest good year ahead for UK housebuilders

UK housebuilders had their best year in decade for starting work on new homes in 2017 and the outlook for 2018 is positive, according to the National House-Building Council (NHBC)

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N Brown shares slide as margin expectations fall

N Brown, the fashion retailer, saw its share price drop over 13% in mid-morning trading. Despite enjoying a record-breaking Christmas, the company reported deteriorating margins.

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Marston’s sees share price slide as it reveals tough winter conditions

Pub group and brewer Marston's reveals that it took a hit from the snowy and icy weather in early December and between Christmas and New Year, although its pubs saw record sales on Christmas Day.

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Share price boost for Pets at Home after good quarter

Pets at Home Group saw it share price rise over 8% to 196.7 after posting strong trading figures for three months to January 2018.

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CMA says Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that 21st Century Fox's proposed takeover of Sky raises plurality concerns and is therefore not in the public interest.

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Decent Q1 numbers from easyJet but more changes at the top

Easyjet has reported strong first quarter numbers with total revenue up by 14.4% to £1,140m reflecting an increase of 1.4 million passengers carried through the period.

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UK bookies suffer share price hit as Govt crackdown looms

William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral have seen their share prices plummet as a potential government crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals appears imminent.

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