The owner of Primark has forecast a modest decline in earnings for 2015-2016. Photograph: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett

Associated British Foods, owner of the Penneys/Primark fashion chain and AB Sugar, warned yesterday that currency moves will dent earnings in its new (...)

Penneys owner  Associated British Foods posted a 2 per cent fall in annual earnings on Tuesday. (Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

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Customers shop at a Primark store on Oxford Street in London. After Thursday’s opening in Boston the company will open  another store in Philadelphia before Christmas and a further half dozen or so are planned next year. Photograph: Reuters

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Ryanair was up 0.74 per cent to €12.90 on Monday. Photograph:   Rui Vieira/PA Wire

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Customers shop at a Primark store on Oxford Street in London. The retailer’s owner Associated British Foods, said on Monday that it expects a “modest” decline in group adjusted earnings per share (EPS) in the financial year. (Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters)

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Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney: the soccer club’s results are out on Monday. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters
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Breege O’Donoghue, outside Penneys, Mary Street, Dublin. ‘I couldn’t contemplate retiring. I love what I’m doing and I’m in love with Primark.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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AB Foods met forecasts with a 2 per cent fall in first-half profit as growth at its discount fashion chain Primark was offset by continued weakness in its sugar operation. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Associated British Foods has edged down its full-year earnings guidance on foreign currency concerns, it said on Tuesday.The firm met forecasts with a(...)