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Aviva up 5% on opening following best results in years

As Aviva reports its full year results Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

Recovery in Europe sees Vodafone report its sixth consecutive quarter of growth

As Vodafone reports a Q3 trading update, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Sainsbury’s investors may question whether the price is right for Home Retail Group

Sainsbury’s agrees a takeover deal for Home Retail Group, Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this mean for investors.

Cloud storage firm Iomart reports sky-high performance

As Iomart reports its first half results Graham Spooner, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

United Utilities raises dividends despite dip in profits

As United Utilities publishes its half-year results, Ian Forrest, Investment Analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

UK plc dividend cover crumbles as profits plunge

Dividend cover for the index of 350 leading shares, a measure of how affordable and sustainable company dividends are, has hit a near six year low, according to new research by The Share Centre.

Personal investors own 30.6% of AIM listed companies

In light of yesterday’s ONS statistics bulletin highlighting the percentage of AIM shares belonging to individuals, Darren Cornish, Director of Customer Experience at The Share Centre, comments on what this means for personal investors.

Booker gets green light to acquire Musgrave Retail Partners

As Booker updates the market Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this mean for investors.

Investor bets are on Paddy Power-Betfair merger

As Paddy Power and Betfair announce potential merger plans, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it could mean for investors.

One in three over 50s turning to the stock market to help fund retirement

The over 50s are keeping a close eye on the stock market to make some money when they’ve stopped working as one in three have bought shares in a company to help fund their retirement, according to research by Saga Share Direct.

Persimmon sees profits and revenues rise thanks to a strong UK housing market

As Persimmon reports its H1 results Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

Investors pleased with healthy Travis Perkins results

As Travis Perkins reports its interim results, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

Investors advised to ‘buy’ Sports Direct as it beats market expectations

Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this means for investors.

Revenue spike in Q3 means Wolseley is recommended as a ‘buy’ for investors

As Wolseley reports its Q3 results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

No surprise for investors as Kingfisher meets analysts’ expectations

As Kingfisher reports its first quarter, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.