UK Market News
Posted By: Kim Irwin
Kim Irwin

Kim covers major UK shares. She spends most of her mornings looking at company results and reporting on some of the biggest UK blue chips in the market. Personally she enjoys investing on a long term basis through income dividend shares.

U.K. Manufacturing

Investment plans of manufacturing firms are being put on hold due to the volatility caused by Brexit with loans for the purchase of new equipment remaining low to shore up cash reserves instead. According to research conducted by EEF, the engineering...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 7th, 2016

Shares of the newly merged company, Paddy Power Betfair plc rose higher on Friday as the bookmaker increased its full year profit guidance. Shares of the company rose 3.5% to 8,880p during the first hour of trading as the company, created through...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 4th, 2016
U.K. Housing

According to UK property company Savills, the growth of house prices in the country will slow down moving into 2017 due to uncertainties surrounding the economy as a result of the referendum that will soon see the UK leave the European Union. Despite...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 4th, 2016

Shares of Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT) jumped on Thursday as the company reported an improvement in third quarter revenues. The company said despite tough market conditions it managed to boost revenues across the group by 5 percent in the quarter...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 3rd, 2016

Shares of Pfizer Inc. dropped by 2 percent after removing its cholesterol fighting drug from its profile as large clinical trials proved the incremental ineffectiveness of the drug, pushing the company to lower its 2016 earnings guidance. The...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 1st, 2016
Sukari Mine

Jersey headquartered mining firm Centamin PLC in an update on Monday reported growth in earnings during its most recent quarter which was improved due to increased prices of gold as well as sales alongside a significant increase in year-on-year...

By Kim Irwin on Oct 31st, 2016
Copper Production

Copper miner Kaz Minerals reported an increase in copper cathode output during the third quarter as production within its Eastern Bozymchak and Aktogay regions grew. Kaz produced copper cathode equivalent of 44,500 tonnes, rising from 33,100...

By Kim Irwin on Oct 27th, 2016

Financial software company Misys ditched its plans of relisting on the London exchange after several weeks of struggling to get investors on board. The firm blames the failure on volatile market conditions, which has been piling up failed IPOs...

By Kim Irwin on Oct 27th, 2016

Intu Properties saw growth in demand from retailers as new long-term leases grew between 1 July and 25 October whilst consumer traffic across its properties remained strong. footfall at its properties, but cautioned that new rental incomes...

By Kim Irwin on Oct 25th, 2016
Stock Prestige Vodka

Stock Spirits’ biggest shareholder has raised concerns against the vodka producer after it made another boardroom shakeup. The company which is listed in London and leads the Polish vodka market announced today that it would be appointing...

By Kim Irwin on Oct 24th, 2016