Aga Rangemaster Group Plc rose to the highest since 2008 after the British maker of cast-iron stoves owned by celebrities from Madonna to Prince Charles predicted improved trading this year, helped by new models and a housing recovery.
Ocado Group Plc, the U.K. online grocer that went public last year, reported a quarterly profit for the first time and said its full-year loss narrowed as a record number of customers ordered more frequently.
Andrea Hamilton plans to spend about half her usual 150 pounds ($231) on Christmas gifts this year. It’s not job prospects, interest rates or the possibility of increased taxation that’s holding her back. It’s the snow.
H&T Group Plc, the pawnbroker that fell the most in 10 months yesterday after rival Albemarle & Bond Plc issued a profit warning, should recover as its store portfolio matures, according to Westhouse Securities.