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14 Dec
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FTSE 100 movers: Miners and housebuilders decline; GVC gains

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 3% at 6,848. 02 in afternoon trade on Friday, with housebuilders and miners under pressure.

14 Dec
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LSE poaches new chairman from Experian

London Stock Exchange has appointed Experian’s Donald Robert as its new chairman, succeeding Donald Brydon, who will leave after the annual general meeting next May.

14 Dec
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Greencoat UK Wind buys two wind farms for £87m

Greencoat UK Wind has bought Church Hill and Crighshane wind farms for £87m, including the prepayment of existing project finance debt facilities.

14 Dec
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Merck to buy Antelliq Group for EUR2.1bn

Merck has agreed to buy privately-held French digital animal identification, traceability and monitoring solutions company Antelliq Group from funds advised by BC Partners for €2. 1bn in cash.

14 Dec
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Go-Ahead wins first contract in Australia

Transport operator Go-Ahead Group said on Friday that it has won its first contract in Australia.

14 Dec
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London midday: Stocks and sterling drop as Brexit, China woes weigh

London stocks were still in the red by midday on Friday following the release of weak Chinese data and after Theresa May returned home from her EU charm offensive empty-handed.

14 Dec
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US pre-open: Stocks seen lower after weak Chinese data

US stocks looked set for losses at the open on Friday, taking their cue from declines across the pond following the release of weak Chinese data.

14 Dec
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Firestone Diamonds recovers 46 carat white diamond

Firestone Diamonds has recovered a 46 carat white, makeable diamond from its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho.

14 Dec
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LVMH to buy luxury hotel group Belmond

French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has agreed to buy Belmond, the owner of the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, in a $2. 6bn deal.

14 Dec
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Ebiquity appoints Alan Newman as chief financial and operating officer

Media and marketing consultancy Ebiquity has appointed Alan Newman as its new chief financial and operating officer.

14 Dec
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Kerry Group to buy two US businesses for EUR325m

Kerry Group said on Friday that it has agreed to buy Ariake USA, the North American business of Ariake Japan Co, and Southeastern Mills North American coatings and seasonings business (SEM) for around €325m.

14 Dec
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London open: Miners and housebuilders slump, May returns empty-handed

London stocks fell in early trade on Friday, taking their cue from a downbeat Asian session following the release of weak Chinese data and after European Union leaders told Theresa May that the Brexit withdrawal agreement was not open for renegotiation.

14 Dec
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Aggreko secures Tokyo Olympics contract

Aggreko said on Friday that its subsidiary, Aggreko Events Services Japan Limited (AESJL), has been awarded the supply contract for temporary electricity generation by The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

14 Dec
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London pre-open: Stocks seen lower on weak Chinese data

London stocks looked set for losses at the open on Friday, taking their cue from a downbeat Asian session following the release of weak Chinese data and after European Union leaders said the Brexit withdrawal agreement was not open for renegotiation.

13 Dec
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London close: Stocks end flat as May seeks EU assurances; retailers slump

London stocks ended Thursday’s session broadly steady as initial relief over Theresa May's confidence vote victory gave way to concerns about how she's going to get her Brexit deal through parliament.

13 Dec
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Peel Hunt downgrades Sports Direct after interims

Peel Hunt downgraded its stance on Sports Direct to ‘hold’ from ‘add’ on Thursday and cut the price target to 260p from 450p following the retailer’s interim results.

13 Dec
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FTSE 100 movers: Tui trots higher on results; retailers under the cosh

London’s FTSE 100 was flat at 6,878. 25 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors continued to fret about how Theresa May will get her Brexit deal through parliament.

13 Dec
Vertu Motors appoints Karen Anderson as new CFO

Automotive retailer Vertu Motors has appointed Karen Anderson as its new chief financial officer with effect from 1 March 2019.

13 Dec
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General Electric launches $1.2bn IoT business

General Electric has announced the launch of a $1. 2bn Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software business.

13 Dec
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US pre-open: Stocks seen slightly lower despite signs of improving trade relations

US futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Thursday, despite signs of improving trade relations between the US and China.