Markets FTSE LIVE: Ryanair issues profit warning; Eddie Stobart races ahead; City braces for retail sales 2019-01-18T08:33:30.000000000+00:00 Airlines are in focus this morning after Ryanair issued a profit warning that has taken its rival Easyjet down with it. Meanwhile, Eddie Stobart Logistics saw sales lurch 35 per cent last year. Record viewers flock to Netflix: But shares slide 5pc as revenue disappoints 2019-01-17T22:24:46.000000000+00:00 The video streaming giant revealed profits of more than £103m for the end of 2018 – taking its full year haul to more than £930m. It also added a record 8.8m paying subscribers, beating its forecast. Animal print skirts and faux sheepskin coats help Primark shine in the High Street’s Christmas gloom 2019-01-17T22:23:10.000000000+00:00 Sales at the bargain chain, which is owned by Associated British Foods and sells its products online, climbed 1 per cent in the UK in the 16 weeks to January 5. Shares in Simply Be owner N Brown tumble after it reveals disappointing Christmas trading figures 2019-01-17T22:22:49.000000000+00:00 Revenues fell 1.6 per cent in the 18 weeks to January 5 as it struggled to shift products over the festive period. The online retailer slashed prices across its clothing ranges. MARKET REPORT: Warning on future of advertising sends television company ITV's shares into the red 2019-01-17T22:22:25.000000000+00:00 Adrien de Saint Hilaire at Merrill Lynch said the fall in the number of viewers watching traditional TV, combined with the loss of advertising that this will bring, made broadcasters like ITV look vulnerable. Whitbread kicks off share buyback after pocketing £3.9bn from its sale of Costa to Coca-Cola 2019-01-17T22:22:11.000000000+00:00 Investors in the Premier Inn owner were told to expect a further windfall, with the firm set to reveal additional shareholder returns at its capital markets day next month. Founder of pioneering investment firm Vanguard, John Bogle, dies aged 89 2019-01-17T22:21:38.000000000+00:00 Bogle, a father of six who held legendary status in the US investment community, passed away at his Pennsylvania home. He introduced the world's first index mutual fund. Slow broadband is holding Britain back: Fury over dismal connections in new homes 2019-01-17T22:21:17.000000000+00:00 Campaigners and businesses are demanding a guarantee that new homes across the country will get decent broadband. Kevin Pratley and his family have been plagued by slow internet speeds. Lotus opening £1bn factory in China to produce SUVs amid booming demand for British luxury vehicles 2019-01-17T22:20:57.000000000+00:00 The UK-based sports car maker’s Chinese owner Geely is building a plant in the eastern city of Wuhan with capacity to produce 150,000 cars a year. FTSE LIVE: Pound holding up amid ongoing Brexit saga; Primark toasts better than expected Christmas 2019-01-17T17:19:03.000000000+00:00 Despite all the chaos at the top of Government, sterling has retained its post Brexit vote resilience and hit its highest level against the euro since last November overnight.