The FTSE 100 is down 1 per cent in early trading. Companies with trading reports and updates today include AJ Bell, Hargreaves Lansdown, Hipgnosis, Schroders, Man Group, Dunelm and Deliveroo. Read the Business Live blog from Thursday 19 October below.
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Private equity in £203m bid for tech consultancy Kin and Carta
Sosandar will open physical stores for the first time in its bid to conquer the High Street
Fund companies struggle to get inflows
Embattled Hipgnosis launches strategic review
BT to sell smart refrigerators and coffee machines to boost business
Trading Platform Assets Soar Despite Weaker Sentiment