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Tesco slashes dividend after second profit warning in two months
LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco will slash its dividend and investment spending to give its new boss more firepower to rebuild Britain's biggest retailer, after a second profit warning in two months showed the scale of the task he faces.
UPDATE 2-Tesco slashes profit forecast and dividend as trading slumps  
Lewis to Become Tesco Chief Executive a Month Early  
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The U.K. financial regulator asked banks to reassess 2.5 million payment-protection insurance complaints they previously rejected or potentially underpaid.
... * FTSE 100 up 0.1 percent. * Tesco slashes profit forecast and dividend. * Supermarket groups trade sharply lower. * Astra buoyed by speculation of new Pfizer bid.
The London housing market seems to be cooling more rapidly than the rest of the country as buyers start to manifest 'price resistance'.
Water bills across England and Wales will fall by an average of 5 per cent in real terms over the next five years, under draft pricing plans announced by regulator Ofwat on Friday.
UK workers have enjoyed a bonus bonanza as total payments hit �40.5bn in the year to April, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics explained that total bonus payments received across the whole economy had increased by 4.9% on the ...

Trends

GainersChange Mkt Cap
BA69 City of London Investment Trust plc 8.00% 1,099.78M
ETO Entertainment One Ltd 4.14% 1,041.47M
SBD Songbird Estates plc 3.75% 1,843.53M
SSPG SSP Group PLC 3.62% 1,132.53M
OPHR Ophir Energy Plc 3.00% 1,385.78M
LosersChange Mkt Cap
CTYA City of London Investment Trust plc -26.32% 1,099.78M
NEPI New Europe Property Investments plc -6.67% 1,801.21M
TSCO Tesco PLC -5.77% 18,853.46M
MRW Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc -4.55% 4,165.78M
SBRY J Sainsbury plc -3.79% 5,586.38M
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