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14 Jun
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World Cup Preview: Russia v Saudi Arabia

After an arduous four year wait the World Cup is finally back and kicks off on Thursday with hosts Russia facing off against Saudi Arabia.

14 Jun
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House prices stem declines in May, RICS survey shows

House prices stemmed their declines in May and there were other tentative signs of life in the property market, the latest monthly survey of surveyors showed.

13 Jun
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Federal Reserve hikes rates, inflation not yet sustainably at 2.0%

The US central bank tightened policy as expected on Wednesday, with the tone of its policy statement at first glance appearing to signal that it might step up the pace of tightening a bit, according to some market observers.

13 Jun
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US close: Stocks slip in late trading amid China tariff news, banks dip

Wall Street slipped into the red in the final hour of trading after US rate-setters had signalled a slightly faster pace of policy tightening in 2018 and amid reports that the White House was likely to announce tariffs on Chinese goods - possibly as soon as Friday.

13 Jun
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Bonds: US Treasury curve flattens after FOMC

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

13 Jun
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White House set to move ahead with tariffs on Chinese goods

The US may levy tariffs on tens of billions of dollars-worth of Chinese-made goods over the next week, perhaps as soon as Friday.

13 Jun
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Bitcoin's meteoric rise was the result of manipulation, new report says

As much as half of the Bitcoin boom in 2017 may have been part of a campaign of price manipulation, according to a new paper by John Griffin, an academic known for his ability to spot fraud in financial markets.

13 Jun
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Commodities: WTI gains on weekly stockpile data, despite record US crude output

Commodity prices were mostly higher on Wednesday, as the US dollar eased lower and following the release of a bullish set of weekly crude oil inventory figures.

13 Jun
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Europe close: Stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed decision

Stocks on the Continent were mostly higher as investors waited on the result of the US central bank's policy meeting later on Wednesday evening, with the European Central Bank's own policy meeting set for the next day.

13 Jun
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London close: Stocks hug the flatline ahead of Fed's Powell, rate decision

London stocks finished the session little changed as investors bid their time ahead of the US central bank's policy announcement which was scheduled for later on Wednesday evening.

13 Jun
FTSE 100 movers: Glencore gains on Congo deal, Just Eat digests rival plans

London's FTSE 100 index ended a touch higher on Wednesday, led by Glencore and a group of travel and leisure companies.

13 Jun
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Jefferies has had enough of Tate and Lyle 'for now'

Tate and Lyle's new chief executive Hampton has already left a mark on the agribusiness, providing fresh clarity on strategy and decisive action on costs, something that has seen the firm's share price be well-rewarded.

13 Jun
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Broker tips: Talk Talk, Oxford Biomedica, IQE, Connect Group, Boohoo

TalkTalk shares surged on Wednesday on the back of a double upgrade from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which reckoned guidance and consensus were achievable for the first time in four years.

13 Jun
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Gatwick Airport to spend £1.1bn on expansion

London’s Gatwick airport said it plans to spend £1. 1bn on expanding its capacity by 7m passengers within the next five years.

13 Jun
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Thursday preview: ECB goals expected ahead of World Cup kickoff

Thursday's World Cup kick off in Russia could prove underwhelming compared to the earlier European Central Bank policy meeting and press conference, which has got the City positively frothing with excitement.

13 Jun
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Deltex Medical appoints new chief executive as Ewan Phillips steps down

Oesophageal doppler monitoring firm Deltex Medical Group on Wednesday appointed Andy Mears as chief executive after Ewan Phillips resigned as from the role.

13 Jun
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Redhall Group's losses deepen as contracts delayed

Manufacturing and specialist services business Redhall Group’s first half losses increased after contract delays took a toll on the company’s revenue.

13 Jun
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Telit director resigns shortly after firm establishes new board of directors

AIM-listed Internet of Things enabler Telit Communications told investors on Wednesday that executive director Enrico Testa had resigned as a director of the company with immediate effect.

13 Jun
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Ten Lifestyle appoints experienced JP Morgan exec to managing director role

Technology-enabled lifestyle and travel platform Ten Lifestyle Group on Wednesday appointed David Porter to the new role of managing director of strategy, customer value proposition and distribution.

13 Jun
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US producer prices rise more quickly than expected in May

Wholesale prices in the US rose more quickly-than-expected last month, on the back of almost across-the-board increases.