Market Report: Inventory worries hit chip maker ARM

Author: By Nikhil Kumar Bank of America Merrill Lynch said its global industry model suggested that inventories were now modestly above market equilib…

Rank shares fall as Xerox chief joins Gestetner

Author: TOM STEVENSON Gestetner and Inchcape both benefited, up 7p to 146p and 9.5p to 554p respectively. A spokesman for Rank said he was surprised b…

Dying call of an endangered species ? the ‘Standard’ vendor

And take them they do. Dozens of the now-free paper are snatched from Phil’s blue tin stall during the time we spend discussing his life as one …

Retailer figures to show depth of high-street recovery

Author: By Simon Evans Analysts will look to M&S’s chief executive, Sir Stuart Rose, to reinvigorate the stock after its shares tumbled last…

Silentnight issues its fourth warning and axes dividend

Author: By Susie Mesure Silentnight, the beds and furniture group, yesterday issued what amounted to its fourth profits warning in the past six months…

Ladbrokes plans offshore move as profits decline

Author: By James Moore Its chief executive Chris Bell said the bookie had taken the decision on competition grounds ? many rivals are already offshore…

Market Report: Fundraising concerns weigh on Barratt

Author: By Nikhil Kumar Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said the incoming finance chief David Thomas is likely to undertake another assessment of the gr…

Market Report: Thomas Cook firms up as FTSE 100 takes off

Author: By Nikhil Kumar The troubled German group is Thomas Cook’s largest shareholder, with an interest of around 53 per cent. Citi, which play…

Market Report: Silver price outlook puts shine on Fresnillo

Author: By Nikhil Kumar Silver prices fell from a high of more than $20 per ounce in early 2008 to below $9 per cent ounce in November as industrial p…