Half Year Results 

Xaar struggles with the move to new businesses

Xaar struggles with the move to new businesses

When a chief executive says he's not happy with his company’s financial performance, it is usually a signal that things are going very poorly. But despite Xaar's (XAR) dramatic swing into a lossmaking position in the first half of 2018, investors' faith in the longer-term growth story has apparently been strengthened. The shares rose as much as 6 per cent after the results announcement.

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