City snapshot: Morrisons first half profits rise 5.3% despite first quarterly sales dip since 2016

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Morrisons has posted a 5.3% rise in first half pre-tax profits despite recording a second quarter sales fall of 1.9%. Plus, The John Lewis Partnership has posted a £25.9m loss in the first six months of the year, British American Tobacco has announced it is to cut 2,300 jobs globally ...

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