Markets Boohoo's profits rise 97% in a year amid share price hike 2017-04-26T09:33:19.000000000+01:00 While down 3.16 per cent to 183.75p this morning, Boohoo's share price has nearly trebled in the last year and the group's sales increased over 50 per cent to £294.6million. MARKETS LIVE: UK earnings season moves into full swing 2017-04-26T08:59:02.000000000+01:00 The so-called 'Macron trade' appears to have already run out of steam as European markets opened flat for second successive session. US markets hit new high as Carpetright sees £13.4m wiped 2017-04-25T23:43:38.000000000+01:00 The Nasdaq crossed the 6000 mark for the first time in history more than 17 years after the exchange hit 5000 for the first time in March 2000. Scott Forbes, Rightmove chairman, sells shares worth £4.2m 2017-04-25T23:43:23.000000000+01:00 Forbes joined Rightmove's board in July 2005 and is also chairman of renewable heating firm Innasol Group and media company Ascential. Costa shares hit by rise of artisan coffee shops 2017-04-25T23:28:47.000000000+01:00 The Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner posted a 6.2 per cent jump in profits to £565.2m in the year to March 2, while revenue reached £3.1bn. Amec Foster Wheeler hurt by £542m yearly loss 2017-04-25T23:22:29.000000000+01:00 The oil and gas industry services group posted a larger-than-expected annual pre-tax loss of £542m, compared to £205m in 2015. Duke of Westminster's property firm sees profits slump 2017-04-25T23:14:20.000000000+01:00 Hugh Grosvenor, 26, inherited the title in August 2016 following the death of his father Gerald Grosvenor. About half of the company's £6.5bn of global property is in the UK. Marissa Mayer to step down after £3.7bn sale to Verizon 2017-04-25T23:14:10.000000000+01:00 Marissa Mayer is due to step down from the role she has held since July 2012 when Yahoo's £3.7bn sale to Verizon goes through. Hornby stops bid to oust its chairman 2017-04-25T23:06:46.000000000+01:00 New Pistoia, Hornby's second biggest shareholder, is pushing to replace Canham with Alexander Anton, a fellow shareholder and non-executive director of Victoria Carpets. France's richest man snaps up Christian Dior for £10bn 2017-04-25T22:57:09.000000000+01:00 Billionaire Bernard Arnault, whose family owns fashion giant LVMH, has announced he was buying the 26 per cent of the high-end fashion house he did not already own.