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Video: Next Week in the Market 11th-18th Nov 2013

Another busy week for company reporting with Burberry, Centrica and SSE the highlights alongside Charles Stanley Group PLC on Thursday...

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Markets subdued on US jobs data

US jobs data was better than expected, which implies that the Federal Reserve could start tapering its asset purchase programme sooner than previously expected. European markets thus subdued...

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Should you invest in Twitter?

Twitter shares are likely to surge after listing in New York, despite the fact the banks leading the flotation raising the price ahead of the start of trade.

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Experian slumps, easyJet flies

Shares recovering from falls earlier this week keep the blue-chip flat in afternoon trade. G4S, AB Foods and easyJet all bounced back.

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Charles Stanley News

Sean Osborne with the award

Financial Adviser Services Awards 2019 – Investment Category

Charles Stanley was awarded the coveted Five-star Award in the Investment Category at the Financial Adviser Service Awards.

Anna Appleton-Cole accepting the award

Gold Standard Awards – Discretionary Fund Management

Charles Stanley was awarded the Gold Standard Award for Discretionary Fund Management in the Investment Week Gold Standard Awards.

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Booming UK car market to slow in 2014

Booming UK car sales are starting to moderate and we should expected a significant slowdown next year, a major trade body has said.

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Odey Allegra Developed Markets Fund

Ross Brookes from our Collectives Team recently met up with James Hanbury of the Odey Allegra Developed Markets Fund. Here are Ross's notes from that meeting...

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Has Marks got its Sparks back?

Marks and Spencer jumped to the top of the FTSE leader board today, after its second-quarter update. Investors spied good news, but is a ninth-consecutive fall in general merchandise sales really something to cheer?

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M&S cheered as insurers slump

Profit takers were in charge today, with insurers weak following a warning from RSA Insurance that weather-related losses would be higher than expected.

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Co-Op deal emerges as Asia flatlines

European markets saw the week out with more of a “risk-off” tone on Friday, following the resurgence of Fed tapering chatter; as I have alluded to previously, it will be a volatile run-in towards the end of the year for markets as participants digest US macro data before the Fed’s December meeting.

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Vodafone bid talk supports FTSE

Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed recent reports, saying £38m of toxic loans would be put in an internal "bad bank". Reports of a bid potential for Vodafone supported the blue chip indeed. New UK export orders rose at their fastest rate in 32 months during October, according to a survey by research group Markit. The FTSE 100 was down 0.1% in late afternoon trade.

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Video: Next Week in the Market: 4th-8th Nov 2013

A busy week in store on the reporting front with highlights being G4S, Marks & Spencer and William Morrison. Our Research Team and Douglas McNeill take a look at the week ahead

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Shell vs BP vs BG: Who wins?

BP’s commitment to increase cash returns to shareholders earlier this week set the bar high ahead of earning reports from rivals. Today’s results from BG Group were cautiously welcomed by the City, but numbers from Royal Dutch Shell were particularly grim.

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