Rumours keep the City guessing

November 2004
Cabinet Maker;11/26/2004, Issue 5416, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that most of the retail sector suffered a backlash in response to a cautious trading update from electricals giant Dixons. GUS lost a relatively modest 13 points on interim figures confirming that trading has maintained the levels announced in October's update. Resisting the trend, Homestyle gained 14 points on rumours that bids for Bensons Beds exceed the current market value of the whole company. Among heavy losers in the Index were Next and House of Fraser PLC.


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