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Walmart shares plunge on disappointing results

Walmart shares were on course for their worst day of trading in over two years after the company reported disappointing results. Shares were down by 9.4% in New York trading.

James Hester
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PM update: RBS ‘secret’ report published, London and US shares slip, Walmart down heavily

A rash of big FTSE 100 names – HSBC, InterContinental Hotels Group and BHP Billiton – all saw big chunks taken out of their share price mid-afternoon

Adrian Holliday

Qualcomm ups offer for NXP Semiconductors

Chipmaker Qualcomm has upped the ante in its pursuit of NXP Semiconductors, raising its offer to $127.50 per share.

James Hester

Asda’s sales up but growth slows

Asda saw sales growth slow in the fourth quarter of 2017, with like-for-like sales increasing 0.5% compared with 1.1% the previous quarter.

Claire Veares

Rite Aid shares jump 26% on Albertsons tie-up

Shares in US pharmacy chain Rite Aid surged 26% in pre-market trading on Tuesday after the group revealed it had agreed a merger with privately-owned US grocery giant Albertsons.

James Hester

Domino’s Pizza shares recover after premarket dip

Shares in Domino’s Pizza have recovered after falling premarket when the chain announced fourth-quarter revenue below market expectations.

Claire Veares

The Home Depot’s shares rise on good results

Shares in The Home Depot rose 4% in premarket trading as the retailer announced better than expected fourth-quarter results.

Claire Veares

Walmart shares drop after earnings disappoint

Shares in Walmart have fallen 4% in premarket trade after its fourth-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ predictions.

Claire Veares

Dunelm share price takes a hit as profits fall

Dunelm Group saw its share price slump over 8% in mid-morning trading to 587.25 following a mixed set of interim results.

David Burrows

Fidessa shares soar as takeover talks progress

Shares in Fidessa Group rose sharply in early morning trading up over 29% to 3,585, on the back of advanced negotiations with Temenos over a potential acquisition.

David Burrows

InterContinental Hotels beat full-year profit forecasts

Shares in InterContinental Hotels fell on Tuesday after as investors took profits following the company's stronger than expected full-year results

Neil Dennis

Blackrock bullish on US equities but cools on Europe

US investment manager BlackRock has upgraded its outlook for US equities on the bases of robust earnings growth while also shifting to a neutral stance on the eurozone.

David Burrows
William Hill

William Hill fined £6.2m over money-laundering breach

UK bookmaker William Hill has been ordered to pay £6.2m as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.

David Burrows
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AM update: HSBC shares fall on profits miss, William Hill fined £6.2m, gold down

A highly mixed Asian trading session on Tuesday

Adrian Holliday
Copper mining

BHP Billiton first-half profit boosted by higher commodity prices

BHP Billiton, the Anglo-Australian diversified commodity group, published its best half-year earnings since 2014 on Tuesday with underlying profit hitting $4.1bn in the six months to December

Neil Dennis

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