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Weaker commodity prices topple FTSE

UK equities continued to lose steam following a strong rally in early January as cautious investors booked profits amid speculation of end to a long running bull run. Subdued commodity prices weighed on the mining sector. Randgold Resources (RRS) cheapened 2.2% to £70.76 and Fresnillo ...

ABF revenues buoyed by record sales at Primark

Associated British Food's revenues for the 16 weeks to 6 Jan were 4% up on last time at constant currency with sales at Primark up 7%. The group said the outlook was unchanged, with progress expected in adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings for the full year. An update said: ...

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source: FT.com
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source: FT.com
03:18 Not to be sniffed at: more Norwegians turn...
source: The Guardian
03:08 What Apple’s $350bn really says...
source: FT.com
02:33 Wanda Hotel Development halts trading...
source: FT.com
01:58 Sell-off pushes 10-year Treasuries yield...
source: FT.com
01:45 Frazzled working parents forced into...
source: FT.com
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