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16 Nov
Construction sector held back by lack of skilled workers

Construction growth in London is being held back by a lack of sufficiently skilled workers and the impact of Brexit-related uncertainties on investment decisions, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found.

15 Nov
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Sector movers: Telecoms benefit again as oil slips

Higher yielding stocks were again the main beneficiaries of selling in cyclicals such as automobiles (GKN) or shares of oil companies.

15 Nov
Commodities: Russia does not see need to extend supply cuts at next OPEC meeting

Commodities were mostly lower again on Wednesday amid a continued 'risk-off' tone to trading as optimism regarding the prospect for US tax reforms continued to ebb.

15 Nov
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FCA publishes additional "position limits" on certain commodity derivatives

The Financial Conduct Authority has today published a further set of "position limits" on certain commodity derivative contracts traded on UK trading revenues, to be applied from early January of 2018 to positions held in the "Spot Month" alongside other months' periods for each commodity derivative.

15 Nov
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Europe close: Stocks come off lows as copper rebounds, euro slips back

European stocks managed to close off their worst levels of the session as strength in the euro abated, despite increased caution on the part of investors amid what some analysts described as "diminished expectations for US tax reforms".

15 Nov
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London close: FTSE falls to six-week low as miners continue retreat

London stocks closed at a six week low on Wednesday amid some signs of weakness in the employment market and Chinese concerns weighing on commodities companies.

15 Nov
Dyson is suing former chief executive

The British technology company Dyson said it is suing Max Conze, its former chief executive, who stepped down in October, for allegedly spilling company secrets and misusing company resources.

15 Nov
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US open: Stocks come off lows after stronger than expected data

Wall Street is trading slightly lower, but well-off its intra-day lows, following the release of stronger than expected consumer price inflation and retail sales data for October and amid lingering concerns about the progress being made by the White House on tax reforms.

15 Nov
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FTSE 250 movers: TalkTalk can't walk the walk as Dairy Crest rides the wave

The FTSE 250 index was down 0. 79% in afternoon trading on Wednesday as global markets saw a sea of red at the mid-point of the week.

15 Nov
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Director dealings: Landsec boss buys nearly 100,000 new shares after release of first half results

Robert Noel, chief executive of real estate investment trust Land Securities, picked up 18,365 new ordinary shares in the London-based firm on Wednesday at a cost of 933p each.

15 Nov
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Credit Suisse ups target price as Aveva at 'turning point'

Software firm Aveva had its 'outperform' rating reiterated by Credit Suisse on Wednesday after a stronger first-half revenues and market indications that the company may be at a "turning point".

15 Nov
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Thursday preview: ONS retail sales and results from Royal Mail, British Land, Qinetic

Thursday's UK retail sales numbers are not expected to provide any filip to the beleaguered sector, while the reporting season has not fully tailed off yet, with results due from 3i, British Land, Qinetiq, Assura Investec, Mediclinic, Royal Mail and Ted Baker.

15 Nov
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US crude stockpiles rise alongside domestic output and imports, DoE says

US crude oil and product stockpiles were mostly higher last week against a back drop of rising domestic production and net imports.

15 Nov
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FTSE 100 movers: Fresnillo and Randgold buck the trend as miners retreat

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 6% to 7,373. 58 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

15 Nov
Lucapa Diamond hits monthly record at Angola diamond project

The Lulo Diamond Project in Angola achieved a monthly treatment record of 29,657 bulk cubic metres (bcm) of alluvial gravels in October, according to a joint statement, on Wednesday, by Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners Empresa Nacional de Diamantes and Rosas and Petalas.

15 Nov
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Koovs seeking permission to issue up to £18.9m in convertible loan notes

India-focussed fashion e-commerce business Koovs issued a short update to the market on Wednesday morning, announcing today that it will be seeking a renewal of permission for the issue of up to £18. 9m of convertible loan notes.

15 Nov
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Pantheon Resources reports authorisation of and first gas sales at East Texas gas facility

AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration company, Pantheon Resources, has reported "successful" commission, on Tuesday, of the gas processing facility in Polk County, East Texas, as well as its first gas sales.

15 Nov
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BoE's Broadbent says Brexit may not mean low rates

Markets and analysts should not assume Brexit inevitably means lower interest rates, a Bank of England deputy governor has warned.

15 Nov
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Eland Oil & Gas reports strong production at Opuama

Eland Oil & Gas, the oil & gas production and development company, operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, reported strong production performance from the Opuama field, with gross output from all three wells reaching 19,000 barrels of oil per day.

15 Nov
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Minimum alcohol pricing ruled legal by UK supreme court

The UK supreme court has ruled that the introduction of a minimum price for alcoholic drinks is legal, despite an appeal by a Scottish whisky group.