Stocks & oil rise on US vaccine optimism

Markets start the week in a positive mood around vaccine optimism. As America’s drug regulator gave full approval...

Hostelworld revenues down 76%

Hostelworld has reported a 76% fall in revenues for the first six months of 2021. As travel restrictions...

Deliveroo revenues soar as lockdown eases

Deliveroo revenues soared 82% for the first half of the year to £922m. The strong results show that people...
Deliveroo

Deliveroo shares jump as Delivery Hero buys stake

Deliveroo shares jumped after online rival, Delivery Hero, bought a 5% stake in the group - worth £284m.

Flutter Entertainment reports 99% growth in revenues

Revenues at Flutter Entertainment have soared 99% in the past six months. In the six months to 30...
Ryanair

Ryanair passenger numbers double

New data from Ryanair has revealed that the number of passengers it flew in July doubled. Passenger numbers...

Sweaty Betty sold to US company

The upmarket sports clothing retailer, Sweaty Betty, has been sold to US-based Wolverine Worldwide for almost £300m. The retailer...
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Mike Ashley expected to step down

Mike Ashley is expected to step down as the chief executive of Frasers Group. The decision will be announced...
BP share price

BP announces 4% increase in dividends, shares rise

BP's second-quarter profits hit $28bn - higher than analyst expectations, leading the group to announce a 4% increase in dividends.

Lloyds swings to profit

Lloyds Banking Group has swung to a profit thanks to a booming housing market and recovering economy. The...
climate change

Big tech firms report record results amid pandemic

Big tech groups Apple, Microsoft and Google have all reported record-breaking results. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, reported second-quarter revenue...
tesla

Tesla Q2 profits top $1bn

Tesla has posted profits of more than $1bn in the last three months. The high profits were despite...
moonpig app

Moonpig sales double

Moonpig has posted its first profits since being listed on the London Stock Exchange. Profits and sales both...
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MPs urge to add supermarket staff to isolation exemption list

Industry leaders and MPs are calling on the government to include supermarket staff, lorry drivers and other essential workers as people are...
netflix

Netflix misses analyst expectations

Netflix has missed its growth forecasts in the last quarter, adding 1.54 million new subscribers instead of the 1.75 million that analysts...

Next increases financial forecasts

Next has seen in growth of sales amid the heatwave and store reopenings, leading to the group upping its full-year financial forecasts.

Vaccine passports to be mandatory in nightclubs

Vaccine passports will be compulsory for people wanting to attend nightclubs and mass events from September. High levels of...

Burberry reports growth in revenue

Burberry reported strong sales in the three months to the end of June, despite covid restrictions and closed stores.Burberry reported strong sales...
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British Land optimistic as footfall grows

British Land has welcomed a “notable improvement in activity”. The group said it was able to collect 99% of...

Retail sales jump as restrictions ease

The lifting of Covid restrictions has led to the UK's best quarter for retail sales. Retail sales surged...