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13 Mar
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Quarter of UK retailers vulnerable to interest rates rises in 2018

Many large UK retailers will struggle to meet higher interest payments this year if the Bank of England raises rates, according to a study carried out by Company Watch.

12 Mar
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Tuesday preview: US CPI, Spring statement in focus

All eyes will be on the latest US consumer price data and the Chancellor's Spring statement on Tuesday.

12 Mar
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Europe close: Indices edge higher despite simmering trade tensions

Stocks across the Continent managed to hold on to their early gains even after the US president said on Monday he wants the European Union to eliminate the "large" tariffs and barriers that discriminate against his country's farmers and manufacturers.

12 Mar
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Salt Lake Potash inks MOU with Australian gold miner

AIM-quoted mineral exploration company Salt Lake Potash has signed a memorandum of understanding with gold mining firm Blackham Resources on the potential development of a potash sulphate project in Australia.

12 Mar
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Hutchison seeks approval for cancer drug after trial success

Cancer drug development company Hutchison China Meditech plans to gain approval for its fruquintinib drug as China’s first Tyrosine-Kinase inhibitor (TKI), the company said on Monday.

12 Mar
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President Energy to reactivate Argentine field after encouraging tests

President Energy announced the results of recent reactivation testing of gas wells in Argentina on Monday, noting a live gas field with potentially commercial gas flows.

12 Mar
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Broker tips: Just Eat, CYBG, Virgin Money

Deutsche Bank downgraded Just Eat from 'hold' to 'sell' on Monday as it cut its profit forecasts and target price for the shares due to the online food delivery group's new investment plan.

12 Mar
London close: Shares dip despite fresh M&A news

London stocks failed to build on the gains seen on Wall Street at the end of last week as investors mulled over news that London house prices have slumped over the last year, while M&A was in focus as Melrose sweetened its hostile bid for GKN.

12 Mar
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Director dealings: Metro Bank CEO collects over £2.5m in share sale

Metro Bank chief executive officer Craig Donaldson disposed of 63,000 ordinary shares in the challenger bank on Monday, collecting more than £2. 5m in the process.

12 Mar
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EU will hold their ground over protectionism and US tariffs - Malmström

European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström said the bloc “will stand up to the bullies” over protectionism and will not be intimidated by the US on trade tariffs.

12 Mar
Sector movers: Doubts after German energy mega-deal weigh

The electricity sector was the worst performing on Monday, contributing to a decline in London's main equity index, while industrial metals & mining maintained some upward pressure.

12 Mar
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US open: Soft start for Dow and S&P but Nasdaq in the black

Wall Street trading kicked off with mixed performances on Monday, as the Dow Industrials came under selling pressure even as many investors continued to cheer encouraging jobs data at the end of the previous week.

12 Mar
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African Battery Metals eyes cobalt prospects at Kisinka licence

African Battery Metals (ABM) announced on Monday that it will increase focus on its cobalt projects at its Kisinka licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

12 Mar
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FTSE 250 movers: Galliford ghosts higher, AA and Melrose whacked

Two construction groups linked to Carillion led the risers on the FTSE 250 on Monday, Galliford Try and Kier Group.

12 Mar
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Pennant International profits hurt by CEO termination payout

Technical training solutions company Pennant International reported a decrease in profits for 2017 on Monday, despite achieving revenue growth over the year.

12 Mar
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Ariana Resources to outstrip feasibility plan at Turkish gold mine

Ariana Resources announced on Monday that it expects its Kiziltepe project in Turkey to produce 20,000 ounces of gold in 2018, an increase of 47% over 2017.

12 Mar
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Multi-billion pound E.ON-RWE asset swap may scupper SSE-Innogy tie-up

Shares of E. ON and RWE were catapulted higher by news of a multi-billion pound asset swap aimed at fending off the entry of European rivals into their main market.

12 Mar
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Jefferies upgrades CYBG, downgrades Virgin

Jefferies changed its stance on challenger banks CYBG and Virgin Money on Monday, upgrading the former as it downgraded the latter.

12 Mar
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Universe installs next-generation POS at 70th Rontec forecourt

Point-of-sale, payment and online loyalty systems developer and supplier Universe Group has installed its next-generation point-of-sale, back office and head office solution in its 70th site for petrol forecourt operator Rontec, it announced on Monday.

12 Mar
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Melrose sweetens GKN bid to £8.1bn

Turnaround specialist Melrose Industries has upped its offer for engineer GKN to 467p per share, or £8. 1bn, from £7. 4bn.