LONDON -- The FTSE 100
But if the FTSE is well away from its low point, the same cannot be said about all of the constituents of the various indexes. Here are three falling to new lows...
The financial software and services company Fidessa Group
With updated analysts' forecasts expected soon, it seems unlikely we'll see a full-year dividend of much over 2%.
It's pretty much what happens when a growth share story slows for reality to catch up with it. Oh, and there's currently a litigation problem regarding the acquisition of Trados in 2005, but the firm estimates the maximum damage to be around $3 million.
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A number of explorers in the area have similarly fallen, as optimism for rich pickings in the area has faded after a number of drilling failures.
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