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FTSE fails to stay above 7,900

The FTSE 100 broke the 7,900 barrier around 4pm before retreating thanks to gains among mining and banking stocks. Miner Fresnillo (FRES) jumped 3.6% to £13.15, followed by Evraz (EVR) and Glencore (GLEN). High street banks Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) increased 1.2% to 296p and HSBC ...

Bloomsbury beats profit expectations with full year results

Book publisher Bloomsbury beat expectations with its full year numbers. Pre-tax profit, before one-off items, was up 10% to £13.2m. The company also notes that a strong autumn book list and the acquisition of I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd (IBT) will mean performance for 2018/19 will be well ...

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