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06 Aug
Europe close: Trade tensions weigh on stocks

An unexpectedly weak reading on German factory orders at the start of the week helped to underline the impact that uncertainty around global trade was already having on the euro area's largest economy.

06 Aug
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SDL's profits fall but continuing operations show strong growth

Language services firm SDL on Monday reported a fall in annual profit after selling off a number of underperforming businesses in the prior year.

06 Aug
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London close: Stocks little changed despite trade worries

London stocks finished higher on Monday, but only because of renewed weakness in sterling, which fell to an 11-month low against the US dollar due to Brexit concerns.

06 Aug
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Yellow Cake looks tasty to analysts

Yellow Cake was started at a 'buy' rating by analysts at Berenberg and Numis on Monday after the uranium storage and trading company floated a month ago.

06 Aug
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Tuesday preview: Financials in focus with Hargreaves and SLAberdeen results

Tuesday should see a fairly bustling day as the summer results season begins to taper slightly, with numbers expected from Domino's Pizza, Hargreaves Lansdown and Standard Life Aberdeen.

06 Aug
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Broker tips: William Hill, Morgan Advanced Materials, Mitie

Broker Peel Hunt said it believes there is a "buying opportunity" in William Hill shares after they were sent tumbling by interim results from the bookmaker on Friday, with Barclays also upgrading its recommendation for similar reasons.

06 Aug
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US sanctions on Iran to target gold, carpets and more

The Trump administration will launch its first round of sanctions against Iran after midnight on Monday, targeting gold, aluminium, pistachios and carpets.

06 Aug
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US open: Mixed open on the Street as trade concerns continue to mount

Wall Street trading began on a mixed note this morning as investors mulled over the latest trade rhetoric between the US and China and looked to the release of more corporate earnings.

06 Aug
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Jubilee Metals appointed sole operator of Zambian Kabwe project

Jubilee Metals on Monday became the sole operator of the Kabwe lead, zinc and vanadium project in Zambia after increasing its interest in Kabwe Operations to 87. 5%.

06 Aug
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Stifel upgrades Mitie to 'hold' as valuation becomes 'difficult to ignore'

Analysts at Stifel took another look at Mitie after the group's recent share price weakness, and although their fundamental view of the company was unchanged, leading them to leave their price target on the group at 186p, they chose to up their stance on the facilities manager from 'hold' to 'buy'.

06 Aug
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William Hill 'offers buying opportunity' after Friday's fall

Broker Peel Hunt said it believes there is a "buying opportunity" in William Hill shares after they were sent tumbling by interim results from the bookmaker on Friday, with Barclays also upgrading its recommendation for similar reasons.

06 Aug
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Capital & Regional FD Staveley to step down

Real estate investment trust Capital & Regional said on Monday that finance director Charles Staveley will step down from the board on 15 August and leave the company later in the year to pursue other business interests.

06 Aug
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Unite union to meet with Sainsbury bosses over pay row

The Unite union will hold talks with Sainsbury bosses on Wednesday over a collective grievance in the long-running ‘sign or be sacked’ contracts row affecting 123,000 workers.

06 Aug
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IWG tumbles as talks called off, profits fall 33%

IWG has called off the months-long talks with three suitors, Starwood, Terra Firma and TDR, as the serviced office company's directors believe none of them "capable" of buying the business for a price they could recommend to shareholders.

06 Aug
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PepsiCo chief executive to step aside after twelve years

PepsiCo's longstanding head Indra Nooyi has chosen to stand down after twelve years in the role, putting the company's fate into the hands of Ramon Laguarta, who was elevated to president in 2017.

06 Aug
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Itaconix CFO Robin Cridland retires amid restructuring

Chemical ingredients developer Itaconix on Monday confirmed that Michael Norris will serve as interim chief financial officer after the retirement of Robin Cridland on 31 August.

06 Aug
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Director dealings: Wife of Howden Joinery's Robert Fenwick lowers stake

Elizabeth Fenwick, the wife of Howden Joinery director Robert Fenwick, disposed of 70,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250 resident on Monday morning.

06 Aug
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Smoother ride for UK car registrations over summer

New car registrations in July grew for the third out of the last four months, with 163,898 new cars taking to the roads as summer sales offers helped keep the market on the road.

06 Aug
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UK watchdog slaps Barclays over second PPI failure

Barclays Bank has been ordered to rectify its procedures for communicating with payment protection insurance (PPI) customers for a second time by the competition watchdog.

06 Aug
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Summit Germany buys majority share of GxP German Properties

German commercial property investment company Summit Germany has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire 72% of GxP German Properties - a company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange - from Consus Real Estate and other minority holders, it announced on Monday.