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30 Aug
Aston Martin
Aston Martin announces £500m UK trade deal with Japan

Iconic British car maker Aston Martin announced a £500m trade and investment deal between the UK and Japan on Wednesday.

03 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
FTSE 250 movers: Beazley comes out on top; miners fall

The FTSE 250 index rose 0. 89% to 18,421. 49 at 1609 GMT on Friday.

03 Feb
Small cap round up

Anpario, a producer of natural feed additives for animal health, is to buy its Australia-based distributor Cobbett for up to AU$1m, in order to strengthen its sales and distribution channels. Cobbett has been Anpario's distributor since 1987 supplying the Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea markets with a number of Anpario's products including Salkil, pHorce, Neutox, Mycostat and Mastercube.

03 Feb
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Johnston Press recovers after tough post-Brexit vote period

Multimedia company Johnston Press, owner of brands like The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post, has reported an improvement in trading in the fourth quarter after a 5% fall in revenue during the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

03 Feb
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Europe midday: Bank stocks gain on back of possible US deregulation

European stocks were in the green as banking stocks gained on the back of US President Donald Trump considering scaling back the 2010 Dodd Frank act and positive eurozone services PMI data.

03 Feb
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Oakley Capital Investments undergoes 18% investment growth

-Oakley Capital Investments, an AIM-listed company established to provide investors with access to the investment strategy being pursued by the Oakley Funds, announced its trading update for the year ended 31 December 2016.

03 Feb
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Zamano's shares plummet as it struggles to stay afloat

Zamano, an AIM-listed European provider of interactive applications and services to mobile devices, has announced that it may have to close down its dwindling business operations in order to protect its cash position.

03 Feb
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British online retailers continue to enjoy 'strong' demand, says BRC

The UK online retail sector maintains a “strong brand appeal” abroad according to the British Retail Consortium.

02 Feb
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Small cap round up

Betsson AB and NetPlay TV announced on Thursday that their boards have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer, under which Betsson will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of NetPlay. The firms said under the terms of the offer, each NetPlay shareholder will receive 9p in cash for each ordinary share held, which values the entire issued and to be issued share capital of NetPlay at £26. 4m on a fully diluted basis.

02 Feb
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Deutsche Boerse chief investigated for insider trading

Carsten Kengeter chief executive of the Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse is being investigated by German prosecutors for insider trading ahead of merger talks with the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

02 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
FTSE 250 movers: Gold miners shine; Wizz Air flies lower

The FTSE 250 index rose 0. 13% to 18,264. 17 in the late afternoon.

02 Feb
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Societe Generale downgrades Julius Baer due to costly "aggressive" hiring strategy

Societe Generale downgraded Julius Baer to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ and increased its price target to CHF51 from CHF47.

02 Feb
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Europe midday: Investors mull Fed announcement and earnings

European stocks were flat as investors took in the Federal Reserve's policy announcement on Wednesday and a range of corporate earnings.

02 Feb
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UBS upgrades Santander as activity in Brazil picks up

UBS upgraded Santander to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ and raised it share price target to €5. 85 from €4. 15.

02 Feb
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Macquarie downgrades Zoopla as it predicts slump in revenue

Macquarie has downgraded Zoopla Property Group to ‘neutral’ from ‘outperform’ and raised its price target to 375p from 360p.

02 Feb
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Berenberg upgrades Hostelworld on back of fx gains

Berenberg upgraded Hostelworld to ‘hold’ from ‘sell’ and raised the price target from 206p to 210p.

01 Feb
Small cap round up

AIM-listed healthcare provider Circle Holdings has sold land in Manchester to the Department for Communities and Local Government for £9. 1m. The proceeds of the £9. 1m plus VAT will be used as working capital and to fund future growth opportunities.

01 Feb
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Southern Rail passengers file legal claim against DfT

Southern Rail, owned by Govia Thameslink Railway, commuters have launched a legal claim to force the government to take action over the failing train service.

01 Feb
FCA
Financial regulators work towards increasing transparency

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published final changes in a Policy Statement (PS) on enforcement decision-making processes after a public consultation last year.

01 Feb
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Kennedy Ventures secures funding for African Tantalum operations

Kennedy Ventures has raised £1. 25m before expenses through a placing of 13. 9m new shares at a price of 9p each.