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23 Oct


We remain overall buyers of the sector but suggest investors seek value and stability at the higher end of the company spectrum.

Broadcasting & Entertainment

16 Oct

Broadcasting & Entertainment

We are cautious on BSkyB but there are some opportunities further down the food chain of which UTV appears the most compelling.

Support Services

09 Oct

Support Services

Good stock selection is increasingly important as markets, including support services sector indices, trend sideways.

Software & Computer Services - Healthcare IT

02 Oct

Software & Computer Services - Healthcare IT

The increasing influence of private sector IT suppliers to the NHS could be among the answers to budgetary conundrum Britain faces.

Asset Managers

18 Sep

Asset Managers

After a strong run investors should be selective but there are a number of long-term drivers in support of the Asset Management sector.


31 Jul


There's a complicated maze of risks to navigate to find robust investment opportunities.

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FTSE 100

Risers | Fallers | Volume

International Consolidated Airlines Group SA 384.00 Riser +3.45%
Intertek Group plc 2595.00 Riser +2.89%
GlaxoSmithKline plc 1412.00 Riser +2.54%
CRH plc 1377.00 Riser +1.62%
Severn Trent Plc 1994.00 Riser +1.53%

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Tesco plc 171.00 Faller -6.56%
Tullow Oil plc 505.50 Faller -4.17%
Unilever plc 2440.00 Faller -3.71%
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 153.10 Faller -3.04%
Randgold Resources 4082.00 Faller -2.11%

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Lloyds Banking Group plc 110,588,166
Tesco plc 89,029,451
Vodafone Group plc 64,428,337
Barclays plc 38,072,947
BP Plc 32,403,995

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