Next PLC (NXT.L)
12 Dec 2018
Tue, Sep 25 2018
LONDON Clothing retailer Next raised its profit guidance after better-than-expected trading in late summer and said it was well prepared should Britain crash out of the EU without a deal, sending its shares higher.
* Shares rise as much as 9.4 pct (Adds CEO, analyst comment, updates shares)
LONDON, Sept 25 British clothing retailer Next reported a 0.5 percent rise in first-half profit and raised its guidance for the full year, saying it did not experience the loss of sales in August or early September it had previously expected.
* Sticks to forecast, indicating little growth for second half
LONDON, Aug 1 Britain's top stocks index fell on Wednesday as mining and materials shares sold off on a slide in metals prices after the Trump administration threatened further tariffs on China.
LONDON, Aug 1 British retailer Next reported a 2.8 percent rise in full-price sales in the second quarter, a better result than it had forecast following exceptionally warm weather that boosted demand for summer ranges.
* Next policy meeting due on Tuesday (Adds comment on inflation outlook)