Trading Update
18-Aug-14, 10:00am: European indices have rallied this morning, rebounding after news of conflict between Ukrainian and Russian forces caused losses on Friday.

Update by Mark Priest, Market Analyst,
19-Aug-14, 9:00am: Stocks in Europe have opened higher again as Ukranian tensions continue to take more of a back seat.

Update by Adrien Cohen, Market Analyst,
19-Aug-14, 10:26am:

Tesco Looks to Revive Fortunes with New CEO

With incoming CEO Dave Lewis looking to return the supermarket giant to its former grace, IG talks to Ken Perkins from Morningstar about what the retailer needs to do to improve.

There also seems to a risk that margin cuts could put pressure on the company’s dividend as the firm looks to become more competitive.

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19-Aug-14, 10:43am:

BHP Billiton Announces Demerger Plans and Earnings

The mining giant has announced results that includes significant savings and a rise in dividend, however, has announced plans to spin off some parts of the business as part of an ongoing streamlining process.

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19-Aug-14, 1:40pm:

Glencore Share Price Sees 20% Yearly Gain

With the mining giant expecting half-year results, IG talks to Charles Gibson from Edison about what to expect and whether the share price gains can be continued.

Mr Gibson also compares the outlook for Glencore with that for BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

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