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15 Feb
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Trade talks to continue next week in Washington

US and Chinese officials will meet next week in Washington to continue talks on trade in an attempt to secure a final deal that will put an end to the current tensions.

15 Feb
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Friday broker round-up

Whitbread: Deutsche Bank downgrades to hold with a target price of 5,250p.

15 Feb
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Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone win over Scout24 for €5.7bn

Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone have won over Scout24 on Friday after they raised their bid to $6. 4bn including debt.

15 Feb
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Facebook could face record fine over privacy violations

Facebook is reportedly negotiating a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission over the data breach on 87m of its users that could result in a record fine on the social media company.

15 Feb
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Spain calls snap general election for 28 April

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Friday called a snap election for 28 April after the government’s budget draft was rejected by parliament on Wednesday.

14 Feb
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Manchester United's Q2 results reveal cost of sacking Jose Mourinho

Manchester United spent £19. 6m on the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho before Christmas, the football club's second-quarter results revealed on Thursday.

14 Feb
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Thursday broker round-up

AVEVA: Numis downgrades to add with a target price of 3,300p.

14 Feb
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Patisserie Valerie rescued by Irish private equity firm

Patisserie Valerie has been bought out of administration by Dublin-based private equity firm Causeway Capital Partners.

14 Feb
Barclays fixes online banking glitch

Barclays said on Thursday that its customers were experiencing problems logging into mobile, telephone and digital banking in the latest in a series of online bank failures for British high street lenders.

14 Feb
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US and China resume trade talks ahead of looming deadline

US and Chinese officials will resume trade talks on Thursday all through Friday as the 1 March deadline to reach an agreement moves closer.

13 Feb
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Wednesday broker round-up

Workspace Group: Berenberg downgrades to hold with a target price of 900p.

13 Feb
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Spain could face early elections as Catalan secessionists reject budgets

Spanish President Pedro Sánchez will announce on Friday whether the country is headed for early general elections after the government’s proposed budget draft was rejected by parliament on Wednesday.

13 Feb
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UK used car sales down 2.1% in 2018 - SMMT

UK used car annual sales fell 2. 1% to 7. 9m sales, with 167,980 fewer cars changing owner compared to 2017, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said on Wednesday.

13 Feb
Minister supports measures to balance news publishing market

The culture secretary has urged the UK competition authorities to study the digital advertising sector for evidence illegal dominance by tech giants, and has pledged to look at creating tax reliefs for online news publishers.

13 Feb
Cuadrilla loses appeal to open second fracking site in UK

Fracking company Cuadrilla has been refused permission to operate on a new site in the Lancashire over fears for road safety and traffic concerns.

13 Feb
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UK businesses demand answers on no-deal Brexit

UK business leaders published a list of twenty critical questions for the government to answer in order to prepare for a potential no-deal Brexit.

12 Feb
UK MPs, regulators urge govt to 'get a grip' of ATM closures

The government and regulators were on Tuesday told to "get a grip" of consumers' ability to access their cash as a wave of ATM closures hit the UK.

12 Feb
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US lawmakers reach deal to avoid new government shutdown

Democratic and Republican lawmakers reached a tentative deal late on Monday to avoid a new government shutdown next Friday.

12 Feb
Environmental breakdown could trigger socioeconomic crisis - IPPR

Human-induced environmental damage has reached a critical stage and could threaten socioeconomic stability, said the latest report from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

12 Feb
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Tuesday broker round-up

Polymetal International: JP Morgan upgrades to neutral with a target price of 880p.