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Europe close: Shares end session with solid gains

European stocks finished the session with solid gains as investors brushed aside concerns about trade tensions between the US and China, emerging markets and despite a mixed close on Wall Street overnight.

18:23
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Friday preview: Public sector borrowing, SIG in focus

The focus at the end of the week will be on the government's finances for the month of August, with ONS set to release public sector borrowing data at 0930 BST.

13:49
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Big drop in US secondary unemployment claims

US jobless claims moved lower still over the latest week, underling the ongoing strength of the labour market.

13:41
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Philly Fed factory index jumps back in September

Factory sector activity in the US mid-Atlantic region bounced back sharply in September on the back of a big increase in firms' new orders, according to the results of a widely-followed survey.

13:30
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OECD warns against further protectionism, trims world GDP forecasts

The Organisation for Co-operation and Development has trimmed its forecasts for world growth for this year and next, cautioning that trade tensions, tighter financial conditions in emerging markets and political risks might further undermine "strong and sustainable" medium-term growth around the world.

13:11
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Europe midday: Stocks shrug-off uncertainty around trade and EM

European stocks are making solid gains as investors brush aside concerns about trade tensions between the US and China, emerging markets and despite a mixed close on Wall Street overnight.

19 Sep
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Europe close: Stocks shrug-off trade tensions, Basic Resources leads rally

European stocks saw across-the-board gains on Wednesday, underpinned by a solid performance from the basic resources sector, as investors' apprehension around global trade talks eased a bit, although many analysts remained quite cautious.

19 Sep
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London close: Footsie buoyed by miners

Stocks finished near their best levels of the session on the back of gains in miners' shares and as early strength in sterling wore off.

19 Sep
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Thursday preview: Brexit, retail sales and Diageo in focus

All things Brexit will continue to be high on the agenda on Thursday, as the European leaders' summit in Salzburg wraps-up.

19 Sep
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US current account deficit narrows to 2.0% of GDP in Q2

America's current account deficit with the rest of the world narrowed more quickly than expected during the second quarter.

19 Sep
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US housing starts jump in August, but permits decline

Homebuilding in the States picked-up substantially last month, but a key forward-looking indicator fell short of analysts' forecasts.

19 Sep
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BoE's Haldane calls for second revolution in central bank's communications

Bank chief economist Andrew Haldane laid out the case on Wednesday for a second revolution in how the Bank of England interacts and communicates with the British public.

19 Sep
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Europe midday: Stocks edge higher despite trade headwinds

European stocks edged higher in early trade on Wednesday, underpinned by a solid performance from the basic resources sector, as investors apprehension around global trade talks eased a bit, although many analysts remained quite cautious.

18 Sep
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Wednesday preview: Emerging markets, CPI, Babcock in the spotlight

The market spotlight on Wednesday is likely to be on emerging markets, assuming no major developments materialise at this point on the Brexit front in Salzburg.

18 Sep
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Europe close: Investors hope for best on trade front

Stocks on the Continent notched-up modest gains after the White House unveiled a more measured package of new trade tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday evening, although some analysts cautioned against reading too much into that.

18 Sep
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Fund managers up cash, start to price in more hawkish Fed, BofA-ML says

Global fund managers topped up their holdings of cash and lowered their allocation to global equities, according to the results of Bank of America-Merrill Lynch's fund manager survey for the month of September, especially towards Emerging Markets and Europe.

18 Sep
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Europe midday: Stocks hold higher despite impact from trade tariffs

Stocks on the Continent are holding onto modest gains after the White House unveiled a more measured package of new trade tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday evening, although some analysts cautioned against reading too much into that.

18 Sep
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Italian finance minister argues for short-term boost in public investment

Italy's finance minister said his country's budget plans would put the emphasis on higher levels of public investment, lowering the tax burden on middle-income earners and increasing social protection for the poor.

18 Sep
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Europe open: Stocks take their cue from yuan, rise despite China tariffs

Stocks on the Continent are seeing modest gains as the White House unveiled a measured package of new trade tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday evening, although some analysts cautioned against reading too much into that.