Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Opportunities available today are compelling

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Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (LON:SMT) announced its unaudited Interim Financial Report for the six months to 30 September 2019 which was approved by the Board on 7 November 2019. Interim Management Report We are determined long term growth investors. We continue to believe that the opportunities available today are compelling. We have not become pessimists. But none of this resolute …

Phoenix Group Holdings PLC

Phoenix Group announce retirement of Group Chief Executive

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The Board of Phoenix Group (LON:PHNX) has announced that Clive Bannister, the Group Chief Executive, will retire on 10 March 2020 following the publication of the Group’s full year results and after nine years with the business. He will be succeeded by Andy Briggs, who will join the business as CEO- designate (subject to appropriate regulatory approval) on 1 January 2020 …

International Consoliadated Airlines traffic in October increased by 4.8%

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International Consolidated Airlines (LON:IAG) traffic in October, measured in revenue passenger kilometres, increased by 4.8 per cent versus the same period last year; IAG capacity measured in available seat kilometres increased by 2.7 per cent versus the same period last year. Group performance Month of October Year to date 2019 2018 yoy 2019 2018 yoy Passengers carried (‘000s) 10,364 10,028 …

J Sainsburys Plc

J Sainsbury Positive momentum across the business

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J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) has announced its interim Results for the 28 weeks to 21 September 2019 Operational Highlights ·    Positive momentum in Grocery market share1 and sales performance, driven by a strong customer response to lower prices and our new value brands. We launched 123 new value brand products, with 200 due by the end of the financial year ·    We continue to improve …

Flutter Entertainment Revenues up 10% in Q3

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Flutter Entertainment (LON:FLTR) has announced a trading update for the three months ended 30 September 2019. Unaudited £m (nominal)  Q3 2019 Q3 2018 YoY % Sports revenue 417 375 +11% Gaming revenue 116 107 +8% Total revenue 533 483 +10% ·   Q3 revenues grew 10% year-on-year, with good growth across both sports and gaming ·   Australia continues to perform very well with Sportsbet net revenue growth of 19% …

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 review provides greater certainty to customers and clarity to investors

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Rolls Royce (LON:RR) has provided its trading & Trent 1000 update. Trading update: ·    Improved trading since the Half Year, however we now expect Full Year operating profit and FCF outcome towards the lower end of guidance ranges ·    At least £1bn FCF in 2020, underpinned by restructuring benefits, operational efficiency improvements, further efforts to reduce inventory and disciplined approach to capital …

BAE Systems announce retirement of Harriet Green

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As reported by BAE Systems (LON:BA) earlier this year, with effect from today and in accordance with current corporate governance best practice, Harriet Green has retired from the BAE Systems Board having completed nine years’ service as a non-executive director. Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of the Board, said, “Harriet has been an outstanding member of the Board and has made …

Rolls Royce appoint George Culmer as a Non-Executive Director

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Rolls-Royce (LON:RR) has announced the appointment of George Culmer as a Non-Executive Director. He will join the Board with effect from 2 January 2020 and will become a member of the Nominations and Governance Committee, the Audit Committee and its sub-committee that considers cyber and data security and the Safety, Ethics and Sustainability Committee. George is a qualified UK Chartered …

Mondi Plc

Mondi hosting investor site visit today at Steti

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Mondi (LON:MNDI) is hosting an investor site visit today at our Steti operation in the Czech Republic. The day will include a series of short presentations from senior executives, including a strategic update from Group CEO Peter Oswald focusing on the role sustainability and digitalisation play in accelerating progress across the group’s strategic value drivers. Guests will hear about Mondi’s …

Smurfit Kappa Grp PLC

Smurfit Kappa announce BNP Paribas as joint broker

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Smurfit Kappa (LON:SKG), a FTSE 100 Company and one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas, has announced the appointment, with immediate effect, of BNP Paribas as joint corporate broker to the Group alongside Davy and Credit Suisse, whom Smurfit Kappa retain as joint corporate brokers. About Smurfit Kappa Smurfit …