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  • FTSE firms as US equities hit fresh highs
    Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 16:42

    UK stocks finished higher on Tuesday with US equities posting record highs after Jay Powell reiterated that the Federal Reserve is closely monitoring the impact from the spread of the coronavirus. Investors believe that if the Fed does move this year, it is only going to cut rates. At 16:35, the...
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  • FTSE firms as European equities continue to rebound
    Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 12:02

    UK stocks traded substantially higher by lunchtime on Tuesday, European equities rebounding following a rally on Asian exchanges as Chinese factory staff slowly began returning to work, even as the coronavirus death toll passed 1,000. At 11.35, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 66.56 points or...
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  • UK stocks open 1% higher as Chinese factories slowly reopen
    Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 08:30

    UK stocks opened substantially higher in early trading on Tuesday, following a rally on Asian exchanges, as Chinese factory staff slowly began returning to work even as the coronavirus death toll passed 1,000. At 0817, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 76.84 points, or 1.0%, at 7.523.72....
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  • AA turnaround taking shape as roadside business returns to growth
    Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 07:24

    Motor services group AA said its turnaround plan remained on track as performance in its roadside business steadied following a return to paid membership growth in the second half of the year. 'In line with management expectations we have successfully stabilised the decline of the paid...
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  • Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Wednesday 05 Feb 2020 15:50

    Berenberg today reaffirms its sell investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and cut its price target to 30p (from 50p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • AA appoints Kevin Dangerfield as CFO
    Tuesday 17 Dec 2019 08:32

    AA said it had appointed Kevin Dangerfield as chief financial officer. Dangerfield, a qualified chartered accountant, had over 25 years' experience in a variety of industries including technology and manufacturing and was most recently CFO of Wilmcote. On the same date, Mark Strickland would...
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  • UK stocks up 0.3% as election jitters pressure pound
    Wednesday 11 Dec 2019 08:53

    UK stocks opened higher on Wednesday after opinion polls showing Labor gaining ground ahead of Thursday's national election pressured the pound, helping exporters. The Conservative party is still ahead in opinion polls, though recent improvements for Labor have stoked fears of another hung...
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  • AA hails ongoing momentum; details plans to buy back outstanding debt
    Wednesday 11 Dec 2019 08:30

    The AA confirmed that 'positive' momentum seen in the first half of the year had continued into the second, keeping the company on track to meet its full-year expectations. Trading EBITDA and free cash flow for the full year was expected to be in line with market expectations, the company said....
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  • FTSE open 0.8% lower as trade tensions simmer, Kingfisher disappoints
    Wednesday 20 Nov 2019 09:00

    UK stocks opened substantially lower on Wednesday as US-China trade tensions continued to simmer and DIY chain Kingfisher slumped on a disappointing trading update. At 0850, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 56.45 points, or 0.8%, at 7.267.35. Kingfisher reversed 7.5% to 193.1p after it...
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  • Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Friday 27 Sep 2019 08:10

    Berenberg today reaffirms its sell investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and cut its price target to 50p (from 65p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • AA reaffirms trading remains in line with expectations
    Wednesday 05 Jun 2019 09:03

    AA is set to reaffirm that trading remained in line with expectations, according to the company's AGM statement. The company was also expected to confirm that it remained 'well positioned' to deliver trading earnings (EBITDA) growth and strong free cash flow generation in 2020 as well as meet...
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Wednesday 29 May 2019 16:20

    Steve Barber, Non Executive Director, bought 100,000 shares in the company on the 24th May 2019 at a price of 60.21p. The Director now holds 200,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Monday 15 Apr 2019 15:05

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 182 shares in the company on the 11th April 2019 at a price of 82.64p. The Director now holds 1,091,986 shares. NOTE: Awarded 182 matching shares Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • FTSE flat despite weak UK economic data weighing on sterling
    Wednesday 03 Apr 2019 12:11

    Sterling struggled following weaker than expected UK economic data, but this failed to help the FTSE 100, which rose only 1.7 points to 7,392 at around midday. Elsewhere Theresa May is willing to hold Brexit talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and will request a short extension from the...
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  • Stronger sterling stalls FTSE amid potential Brexit progress
    Wednesday 03 Apr 2019 09:05

    Sterling bounced back from a weaker performance after Theresa May said she was willing to hold Brexit talks with Jeremy Corbyn and request a short extension from the European Union. At around 9am, the FTSE 100 was a smidge higher at 7,392. Brent crude oil was up 0.7% at $69.85 per barrel. MID...
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  • AA profits more than halve as rising costs offset revenue; inks contract with Admiral
    Wednesday 03 Apr 2019 07:25

    AA reported its annual profits more than halved as costs to steady performance in its roadside and Insurance businesses weighed on margins. The company also said it had signed a contract with Admiral. For the year ended 31 January, profit before tax fell 62% to £53m and revenue gained 2% to...
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Thursday 14 Feb 2019 15:05

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 165 shares in the company on the 11th February 2019 at a price of 90.81p. The Director now holds 1,091,804 shares. NOTE: Awarded 165 matching shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • FTSE fails to follow Wall Street higher
    Tuesday 12 Feb 2019 16:48

    The FTSE 100 failed to tap into strong momentum elsewhere as European and US equities rallied on positive progress on border security for the US-Mexico border, potentially avoiding another US government shutdown. Germany's DAX jumped 1.1% to 11,136 and the Dow Jones rose 1.3% to 25,371 at around...
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  • Global equities rise after new deal cuts likelihood of another US government shutdown
    Tuesday 12 Feb 2019 12:01

    It was mostly a sea of green across global equities as the likelihood of another US government shutdown lessened thanks to an agreement over border security for the US-Mexico border. At midday, the FTSE 100 was up 0.3% at 7,152. Among the biggest risers were utility company SSE, up 1.3% at...
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  • AA motor insurance delivers 'strong' growth; roadside breakdown continues to stutter
    Tuesday 12 Feb 2019 07:23

    AA said Tuesday its motor insurance division delivered 'strong' growth, but its roadside breakdown business continued to stutter. In insurance, motor policies grew 16% at 731,000, and its house insurance policy book returned to growth, rising 1.5% to about 830,000. New AA breakdown paying...
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  • AA wins new five-year contract with Lloyds Banking Group
    Thursday 07 Feb 2019 08:55

    Roadside assistance group AA said it had won a new five-year roadside assistance contract with its longstanding partner Lloyds Banking Group to supply breakdown assistance service and new driving as well as digital services to the bank's customers. Under the terms of the contract, effective from...
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Monday 14 Jan 2019 15:40

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 196 shares in the company on the 11th January 2019 at a price of 76.70p. The Director now holds 1,091,639 shares. NOTE: Awarded 196 matching shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Thursday 06 Dec 2018 12:10

    Steve Barber, Non Executive Director, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 6th December 2018 at a price of 83.84p. The Director now holds 100,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Wednesday 05 Dec 2018 12:50

    Andrew Blowers, Non Executive Director, bought 54,785 shares in the company on the 3rd December 2018 at a price of 90.79p. The Director now holds 63,945 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Friday 09 Nov 2018 11:40

    Credit Suisse today downgrades its investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) to underperform (from neutral) and cut its price target to 70p (from 110p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Wednesday 07 Nov 2018 08:00

    Peel Hunt today upgrades its investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) to buy (from hold). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Tuesday 16 Oct 2018 17:10

    Steve Barber, Non Executive Director, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 16th October 2018 at a price of 104.85p. The Director now holds 50,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Wednesday 03 Oct 2018 16:05

    Suzi Williams, Non Executive Director, bought 15,021 shares in the company on the 28th September 2018 at a price of 100.00p. The Director now holds 15,021 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Thursday 27 Sep 2018 17:35

    Mark Brooker, Non Executive Director, bought 19,221 shares in the company on the 27th September 2018 at a price of 104.00p. The Director now holds 19,221 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • FTSE flat despite sliding oil and gold prices
    Wednesday 26 Sep 2018 16:58

    A slide in the price of oil and gold weighed on numerous large cap stocks, offsetting gains from healthcare and tobacco companies and leaving the FTSE 100 flat at 7,511. Fresnillo dropped 3.6% to 829.6p and Randgold Resources fell 2.5% to £53.22, while oil major Royal Dutch Shell reversed 0.8%...
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  • Weak miners threaten to topple FTSE
    Wednesday 26 Sep 2018 11:56

    Falling miners threatened to drag the FTSE 100 into the red, with the index up only 9.7 points at 7,517 around midday. Fresnillo shed 2.1% to 842.4p and Randgold Resources declined 1.5% to £53.74. Antofagasta and BHP Billiton suffered smaller losses. Brent crude oil slipped 0.2% to $81.71 per...
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  • AA reiterates guidance despite 65% plunge in profits
    Wednesday 26 Sep 2018 07:36

    AA reported Wednesday first-half performance was in-line with expectations despite a 65% drop in profits from rising costs and falling revenues from insurance and driving services. For the six months to 31 July, profit before tax fell 65% to £28m, and revenue rose 2% to £480m. The results...
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  • Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Wednesday 05 Sep 2018 09:40

    Credit Suisse today upgrades its investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) to neutral (from underperform) and raised its price target to 130p (from 80p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • AA maintains earnings outlook; paid membership base falls in H1
    Thursday 09 Aug 2018 09:48

    AA said Thursday it remained on-track to deliver its earnings guidance amid an ongoing push to drive new membership growth and retention levels higher. Full-year 2019 trading earnings (EBITDA) is expected in a range of £335m to £345m, the company said. For the six months to 30 June, paid...
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  • Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Monday 16 Jul 2018 10:40

    Barclays Capital today downgrades its investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) to equal weight (from overweight) and raised its price target to 150p (from 130p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Friday 15 Jun 2018 15:40

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 60 shares in the company on the 12th June 2018 at a price of 129.00p. The Director now holds 1,091,220 shares. NOTE: Re Dividend under SIP Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Friday 15 Jun 2018 15:35

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 119 shares in the company on the 11th June 2018 at a price of 150.00p. The Director now holds 1,091,160 shares. NOTE: SIP purchase: Also awarded 119 Matching shares Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Monday 11 Jun 2018 10:50

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and raised its price target to 140p (from 125p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Tuesday 15 May 2018 15:25

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 106 shares in the company on the 11th May 2018 at a price of 140.00p. The Director now holds 1,091,141 shares. NOTE: Awarded 106 matching shares Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Miners lift FTSE
    Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 16:49

    There was a good performance from the FTSE 100 despite sterling remaining at a post-Brexit vote high. Strong miners kept the blue-chip index in positive territory, led by Evraz (EVR), dominating the top performers with a 6.6% rise to 389.3p. Peers Anglo American (AAL) followed with a 2.3%...
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  • FTSE follows US higher
    Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 12:00

    The FTSE 100 was lifted by a raft of positive financial results and a strong performance in the US overnight, helping the blue-chip index advance 0.2% to 7,214 around midday. On Wall Street the Dow Jones closed 0.9% higher at 24,573 overnight, driven by strong corporate earnings and waning fears...
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 11:35

    Simon Breakwell, Chief Executive Officer, bought 142,249 shares in the company on the 17th April 2018 at a price of 118.00p. The Director now holds 142,249 shares. NOTE: Average price Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • AA profit slips on sluggish roadside performance, cuts dividend
    Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 08:23

    AA said trading profit slipped 3% to £391m for the year ended January 31, weighed by a higher costs from third-party garaging amid an increase in the number of breakdowns attended. The firm declared a total dividend of 5p per share, down 46% from 9.3p per share a year ago. Trading revenue grew...
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  • Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 08:10

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and raised its price target to 125p (from 100p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Friday 13 Apr 2018 10:15

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 154 shares in the company on the 12th April 2018 at a price of 97.55p. The Director now holds 1,091,035 shares. NOTE: Awarded 154 matching shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Monday 19 Mar 2018 10:40

    Barclays Capital today reaffirms its overweight investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and cut its price target to 130p (from 200p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - AA Plc (AA.)
    Tuesday 13 Mar 2018 15:20

    Dr Martin Clarke, Financial Director, bought 189 shares in the company on the 13th March 2018 at a price of 79.85p. The Director now holds 1,090,881 shares. NOTE: Awarded 189 matching shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Major stock markets enjoy positive start to the week
    Monday 26 Feb 2018 16:53

    There was a strong start to the new trading week for markets in Asia, Europe and the US. China's governing Communist Party has proposed to let Xi Jinping extend his presidency beyond 2023, thereby removing a clause in the constitution which limits presidencies to two five-year terms. The UK...
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  • Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Monday 26 Feb 2018 10:20

    Credit Suisse today reaffirms its underperform investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and cut its price target to 80p (from 125p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on AA Plc
    Monday 26 Feb 2018 09:00

    Berenberg today reaffirms its sell investment rating on AA Plc (LON:AA.) and cut its price target to 65p (from 100p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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