■ Strong asset management net inflows
■ Asian new business profits up strongly
■ US profits slip 10 per cent
A first-quarter trading update shook shares in Devro, but demand for collagen casings and investment in capacity should help the company end the year in line with expectations.
Two profit warnings in six months have hit Balfour Beatty's shares - but they're now looking too cheaply rated and there's a fat yield
With its defence business hobbled by US military cutbacks, Meggitt's year will be determined by the speed and scale of any pick up in civil aerospace maintenance work
BROKERS' VIEWS: A grim first-quarter trading update has sent shares in recruiter Michael Page tumbling - and prospects for the rest of the year look weak
BROKERS' VIEW: Kazakh copper miner Eurasian Natural Resources is facing a potential bid from its founders - but should that fail to materialise the shares could tumble