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Ian Pickering

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IDPickering posted to the Sainsbury (J) plc board. 21 minutes ago

Qataris could make renewed bid ...

...for Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's is expected to soon be approached with a bid from Qatari investors as the UK's biggest supermarket comes under pressure from rivals, market sources told Sharecast/Digital Look on Thursday.

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IDPickering posted to the Pearson plc board. 25 minutes ago

IMS

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

· Sales up 2% at CER to £2.0bn reflecting good growth in digital, services and emerging markets, offset as expected, by the impact of school curriculum change in the US and the UK; also, this year, seasonal [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 26 minutes ago

PSON IMS

PEARSON 2014 INTERIM RESULTS (UNAUDITED)

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

· Sales up 2% at CER to £2.0bn reflecting good growth in digital, services and emerging markets, offset as expected, by the impact of school curriculum [more]

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IDPickering posted to the United Utilities plc board. 31 minutes ago

Interim Management Statement and AGM

Trading update

Current trading is in line with the group's expectations. Revenue has
increased, reflecting the regulated price rise for 2014/15, partly offset by
the previously announced special customer discount of c£20
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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 33 minutes ago

UU. IMS

Trading update

Current trading is in line with the group's expectations. Revenue has
increased, reflecting the regulated price rise for 2014/15, partly offset by
the previously announced special customer discount of c£20
[more]

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IDPickering posted to the Vodafone Group plc board. 36 minutes ago

Trading Statement

Highlights



· Group service revenue declined 4.2%*; Europe -7.9%*, AMAP 4.7%*

· Evidence of commercial improvement in Germany (-4.9%*), Italy (-16.1%*) and UK (-3.2%*); Spain (-15.3%*) weaker on renewed
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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 37 minutes ago

VOD Trading Statement

Highlights



· Group service revenue declined 4.2%*; Europe -7.9%*, AMAP 4.7%*

· Evidence of commercial improvement in Germany (-4.9%*), Italy (-16.1%*) and UK (-3.2%*); Spain (-15.3%*) weaker on renewed
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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:19

Re: Top-up time

In the hope that bad news is already priced in, and in case of a relief rally if tomorrow's news is not as bad as the market fears, this morning I topped up PSON at 1111.93p.

Good luck with that Bree. I'd have been inclined to wait [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Tesco plc board. 15:12

Re: Poll: Are you a buyer?

Very interesting thus far, thanks.

I opted for the first option, but as I mentioned, I'm not averse to buying more. In fact, that's likely to happen in September. I have my eyes on Centrica currently. Getting back to Tesco though, is it that [more]

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IDPickering polled the Tesco plc board. 11:58

Poll: Are you a buyer?

Hello Board,

There's a lot of kerfuffule about lately rearding Tesco.

I hold, and intend to so for the long term, and I'm not averse to buying even more, and I wonder what board members feelings about the stock are currently. [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Carillion plc board. 07:34

New Contracts

Carillion joint venture signs contracts with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation for a further three Next Generation Estate Contracts potentially worth up to £2.8 billion including additional services and extensions.


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IDPickering posted to the British Land Co plc board. 07:15

New Letting at The Leadenhall Building

Specialist insurer Rothesay Life agrees terms at The Leadenhall Building

British Land and Oxford Properties are pleased to announce the signing of an Agreement for Lease with a leading specialist pensions insurer, Rothesay Life, for [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Unilever plc board. 07:12

First Half Results

First half highlights

· Underlying sales growth 3.7% with emerging markets up 6.6%



· Underlying volume growth 1.9% and price up 1.7%



· Turnover decreased by 5.5% to €24.1 billion
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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:11

Unilever 2014 First Half Year Results

First half highlights

· Underlying sales growth 3.7% with emerging markets up 6.6%



· Underlying volume growth 1.9% and price up 1.7%



· Turnover decreased by 5.5% to €24.1 billion
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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:09

Marston's IMS

Trading

We have continued to make good progress in line with our expectations. The impact of the World Cup was broadly neutral, with higher drinks sales offset by weaker food performance in our pubs, and strong sales growth in the [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Tate & Lyle plc board. 07:06

IMS

OPERATING PERFORMANCE

The Group had a challenging first quarter as we dealt with the anticipated impact of the prolonged and severe winter in the US and also an unexpected shut down of our SPLENDA®1 Sucralose facility in Singapore. [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:05

TATE IMS

OPERATING PERFORMANCE

The Group had a challenging first quarter as we dealt with the anticipated impact of the prolonged and severe winter in the US and also an unexpected shut down of our SPLENDA®1 Sucralose facility in Singapore. [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 23:00

Operational Review for Year Ended 30 June 2014

· Strong operating performance delivered a 9% increase in Group production with annual records achieved across 12 operations and four commodities.

· Western Australia Iron Ore achieved a fourteenth consecutive annual production
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IDPickering posted to the BHP Billiton PLC board. 22:50

Operational Review for Year Ended 30 Jun 2014

· Strong operating performance delivered a 9% increase in Group production with annual records achieved across 12 operations and four commodities.

· Western Australia Iron Ore achieved a fourteenth consecutive annual production
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