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14 Feb
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Market buzz: Some analysts see four Fed hikes, Fed funds futures still say otherwise

1847: Northern Ireland talks collapse. DUP's Arlene Foster points to disagreements over a "stand alone" Irish Language Act as the main stumbling block, BBC reports.

14 Feb
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Zuma steps down

Jacob Zuma has announced his decision to step down as South Africa's president after his party reportedly threatened him with a no-confidence vote for as soon as Thursday.

14 Feb
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Sector movers: Miners, Media, Banks all higher

Cyclicals were clearly in demand on Thursday, with Industrial Metals&Mining and Mining towards the top of the leaderboard as the US dollar gave back some of its recent ill-gotten gains and the start of the Lunar New Year holidays saw some Asian sellers come out of base metals markets for a time.

14 Feb
Results round-up

Coca-Cola HBC reported full year earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of €621m, a rise of 20% on net sales revenue of £6. 5bn, up 4. 9%.

14 Feb
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Thursday preview: US inflation data still in the spotlight

The flow of US data will be in focus again on Thursday, including multiple readings on different inflation gauges contained in a raft of economic indicators.

14 Feb
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Commodities: Weaker dollar boon for WTI and COMEX gold futures

Commodities are higher across the board as the US dollar weakens, with lessened selling pressure on the back of the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays an added factor in the case of base metals.

14 Feb
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DoE reports rise in weekly US oil and gasoline inventories

US oil stocks jumped last week alongside a large build in gasoline inventories.

14 Feb
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Europe close: Stocks recover from abrupt drop after US CPI

Stocks finished higher across the Continent, seeing the day out from their best levels of the session after an abrupt US CPI-inspired drop in the afternoon.

14 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
Director dealings: Euromoney founder lowers stake

Euromoney's founder Sir Patrick Sergeant cashed in a total of 40,000 ordinary shares in the group on Wednesday, collecting £457,326. 50 in the process.

14 Feb
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Juncker says the notion of a European 'superstate' was 'total nonsense'

President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said accusations that he was looking to create a so-called European "superstate" were "total nonsense", and stated that many Britons had unfairly labelled him as a "stupid, stubborn federalist".

14 Feb
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Oxford BioDynamics nets Indian patent

Oxford BioDynamics announced on Wednesday that the company’s novel technology platform EpiSwitch has received patent protection in India.

14 Feb
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
Broker tips: Victrex, Virgin Money, AG Barr, Accesso

Analysts at Credit Suisse retained their 'buy' recommendation for shares of Victrex on Wednesday, telling clients that it estimates the plastics manufacturers' technology pipeline could deliver high single-digit top-line growth to 2025 and forecast a 5% FCF and total dividend yield.

14 Feb
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London close: Stocks gain as Wall Street surprises, rising after CPI report

London equity markets finished near their best levels of the session on Wednesday, after an unexpectedly strong reading on US consumer prices failed to knock Wall Street lower, arguably the biggest surprise of the session.

14 Feb
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Berenberg starts Accesso at a 'buy', sets 2,700p target

Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on leisure industry group Accesso Technology with a 'buy' rating on Wednesday, citing several factors that they believed would lead to "double-digit organic revenue growth" over the coming years as their reasoning.

14 Feb
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Greatland Gold set to start up the drills at Havieron in April

Greatland Gold announced on Wednesday that it is ready to conduct its first drilling campaign at its Havieron licence in April.

14 Feb
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Gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy as US gun sales fall

Remington is preparing to file for bankruptcy after reaching an agreement transferring the ownership of the 200-year-old company to its lenders.

14 Feb
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US open: Wall Street does its best to give CPI data the slip

Early trading pointed to another positive session on Wall Street on Wednesday, while there was some volatility after the release of the latest inflation figures, stocks had come off their session lows, with all the main indices having pivoted into the green.

14 Feb
Plexus sells 2 wellhead sets for £1.4m

Plexus Holdings, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business said it had sold two of its POS-GRIP rental wellhead sets and associated mudline equipment and tooling to Russian partner and licensee LLC Gusar for £1. 4m.

14 Feb
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Russian rouble gives Coca-Cola FY results extra fizz

Coca-Cola HBC reported full year earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of €621m, a rise of 20% on net sales revenue of £6. 5bn, up 4. 9%.

14 Feb
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Credit Suisse raises target price and reiterates 'buy' on Victrex

Analysts at Credit Suisse retained their 'buy' recommendation for shares of Victrex on Wednesday, telling clients that it estimates the plastics manufacturers' technology pipeline could deliver high single-digit top-line growth to 2025 and forecast a 5% FCF and total dividend yield.