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06 Dec
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Europe midday: Stocks hit two-year low as China-US tensions flare again

European stocks sank to a two-year low on Thursday after news broke that Canadian officials had arrested the finance chief of Chinese technology giant Huawei at Washington's request, in connection with the alleged violation of the sanctions regime against Iran.

06 Dec
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Oil price under pressure ahead of crucial Opec meeting

Oil prices slipped on Thursday as comments emerged from the fringes of the meeting of Opec oil-producing nations in Vienna on Thursday.

06 Dec
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EasyHotel's revenues rise by a third following expansion to Barcelona

EasyHotel reported that its full-year revenue increased by a third on Thursday after opening nine new hotels over the period.

06 Dec
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Former Tesco bigwigs cleared of fraud and false accounting

Two former Tesco directors have been acquitted of charges of fraud and false accounting after their case was dismissed after eight weeks due to a lack of evidence.

06 Dec
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London midday: FTSE hits two-year low as Huawei arrest sparks selloff

London's FTSE 100 hit a two-year low just before midday on Thursday, joining a broader market selloff as the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer sparked renewed concerns about Sino-US trade relations.

06 Dec
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US pre-open: Wall St set to join in global selloff as Huawei CFO arrest renews trade fears

Stocks on Wall Street were set to join in the global selloff on Thursday, with the Dow poised to open more than 400 points lower as the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer promoted renewed jitters about trade relations between the US and China.

06 Dec
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Amino Technologies promises dividend boost as cash flows

Amino Technologies expects its trading performance to be in line with consensus market expectations after the internet-TV technology specialist continued to deliver "excellent" cash generation throughout the year.

06 Dec
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Huawei arrests prompts global sell off

The FTSE 100 tumbled to a two-year low on Thursday after the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer rattled investors worldwide.

06 Dec
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Rose Petroleum extends boundaries at GVU project

North America-focused oil and gas company Rose Petroleum has reached an agreement with the Utah Bureau of Land Management regarding an updated operational plan for its Gunnison Valley Unit project in the Paradox Basin.

06 Dec
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CareTech ups dividend as profits improve

Social care provider CareTech recorded improved profits in its last trading year, leading the group to propose an increase to its full-year dividend.

06 Dec
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Ceres Power partnerships drive 'strong end' to year

Fuel cell developer Ceres Power Holdings on Thursday said it expected full-year revenue to “more than double” after it achieved two key milestones in its partnerships with Bosch and Weichai Power.

06 Dec
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Materials supply and pension changes a concern for Dialight

Industrial LED lighting company Dialight updated the market on its trading for the year ending 31 December on Thursday, reporting that it had made “considerable progress” since the termination of its contract manufacturing partner arrangements.

06 Dec
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Delayed deals lead to profit warning from Gresham Technologies

Software and services company Gresham Technologies updated the market on its trading on Thursday, reporting that its legacy software businesses were performing as planned, and its Australian sub-contracting business had delivered a stronger performance in the second half, as expected.

06 Dec
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O2 blames supplier for massive data outage

Millions of Britons awoke to a true 21st century nightmare on Thursday - their smartphones had no data service.

06 Dec
MJ Gleeson on track for full year amid strong demand

Urban regeneration and land development group MJ Gleeson said on Thursday that it was confident it would achieve full-year 2019 results in line with expectations amid strong demand.

06 Dec
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DS Smith plans sale of plastics arm as interim profits rise

Packaging company DS Smith grew profits 27% in the first half of the year and said it was exploring the potential sale of its plastics division.

06 Dec
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Science in Sport completes 'transformational' acquisition

UK-based sports nutrition company Science in Sport wrapped up its "transformational" acquisition of protein brand PhD Nutrition on Thursday, effectively doubling its size.

06 Dec
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Bookmakers agree to axe sports betting TV ads during games

The UK’s top gambling firm’s have agreed not to run television adverts during live sports broadcasts after facing pressure on the issue from politicians.

06 Dec
Eve Sleep crashes on discounted fundraising

Shares in Eve Sleep crashed on Thursday as it emerged that the mattress retailer's planned fundraising, announced last month, would actually be at a big discount rather than the "significantly" higher price it had talked about previously.

06 Dec
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Boohoo responds to claims about misleading promotions

Boohoo confirmed on Thursday that it continues to review its promotional offers so they comply with applicable regulations, as it responded to recent media commentary about its time-limited promotions.