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The Dividend Investor: A practical guide to building a share portfolio designed to maximise income by Rodney Hobson

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Chapter 3. Where to Find Information

Company news

One of the great joys of investing in the modern era is that much of the information you need is freely available. Indeed, London Stock Exchange rules dictate that all ‘price sensitive’ information (that is, information that could affect a company’s share price) must be out in the open.

This information is disseminated almost exclusively through the stock exchange’s own Regulatory News Service (RNS), so called because it publishes information that companies are required to make public under the exchange’s regulations. This used to be the only source of announcements but in the spirit of competition other news providers are now allowed to offer alternative services. They can be identified ...

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