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Indranil Sarkar

Compass shares slump as caterer serves up warning on Europe

Nov 26 2019

Compass Group warned on Tuesday that deteriorating consumer and business confidence in Europe had hurt volumes and margins at its company catering services, sending shares almost 8% lower.

UPDATE 3-Compass points to job cuts as Europe economic slowdown bites

Nov 26 2019

Nov 26 Compass Group on Tuesday warned that hundreds of jobs could be in jeopardy as a part of a program to stem costs, as the weakening economic outlook in Europe dented the catering company's volumes and margins.

Logistics group Wincanton ends pursuit of rival Eddie Stobart

Nov 25 2019

Logistics company Wincanton Plc has decided to drop plans to make an offer to buy rival Eddie Stobart Logistics , citing concerns about the target's financial performance and liquidity.

Manchester United sponsorships march on despite on-field slip ups

Nov 18 2019

Playing attacking football and winning trophies still remains the ultimate goal for Manchester United, the Premier League club said after sponsorship deals helped them post a jump in first-quarter core earnings.

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Man Utd sponsorships march on despite on-field slip ups

Nov 18 2019

* Graphic https://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/editorcharts/MANCHESTER-UNITED-RESULTS/0H001PBWM6CZ/index.html on Manchester United's staff costs (Adds quotes, shares, graphic, background)

UPDATE 2-De La Rue shares sink as passport maker warns on profit again

Oct 30 2019

* Shares plunge to 21-year low (Adds shares, background, analyst comments)

UPDATE 3-Imperial warns U.S. vaping backlash to hit results

Sep 26 2019

* Company evaluating NGP supply chain as demand hit (Recasts, adds analyst comments, details on Australian business)

Britain's mid-cap shares fall on political uncertainty

Sep 25 2019

Britain's mid-cap share index fell by its most in six weeks on Wednesday, weighed down by uncertainty over Brexit as parliament reconvened after a court ruling against the prime minister.

Banks lead FTSE 100's descent; Thomas Cook collapse buoys rivals

Sep 23 2019

London's FTSE 100 index slipped on Monday as weak German economic data weighed on banking shares, offsetting a surge in travel operators and airlines after the collapse of the world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook.

UK bluechips give up gains as sterling strengthens

Sep 09 2019

London's FTSE 100 fell on Monday as the pound ploughed ahead after unexpectedly robust economic data and as no-deal Brexit worries tempered, leaving internationally-focussed stocks in the dumps.

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