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ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT
Numis has reiterated its “hold” rating on the asset management group, following an update which showed “near in line numbers”. The broker stated that while it does not “dislike” the firm at the current price, “we just think some other asset managers offer a more compelling story”.
Northland Capital Partners reiterated its “buy” rating on the communications group. The broker said outlook is positive, as the firm remains well capitalised to execute organic growth plans as well as make selective acquisitions, and highlighted further investment in sales and marketing.
DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST
Westhouse Securities reiterated its “add” rating on the publishing group after a trading update for the first quarter of the 2015 financial year, which indicates that “the encouraging start to the current year, flagged at that time of the group’s prelims in November, has continued”.