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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors eye BoE announcement

London stocks were set to gain at the open on Thursday as investors eyed the latest policy announcement form the Bank of England.

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Tesla, housing market

Theresa May could once again be on a collision course with the Brexiter wing of her party over a controversial proposal to keep the UK in a single market for goods. Whitehall sources said they believed free movement of goods was “100% the direction of travel” as the prime minister’s focus shifts to the next battle over Britain’s future relationship with the EU after next week’s Brussels summit. - Guardian.

20 Jun
US close: Markets finish mixed as trade tensions remain hot

Trading on Wall Street finished on a mixed note on Wednesday, with the Dow ending in the red and other indices recovering somewhat from the heavy losses seen earlier in the week, as investors appeared to set aside at least some of their worries about a trade war between the US and China.

20 Jun
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Structural steel manufacturer Severfield sees a stable market in the UK, predicting modest growth thanks to a good pipeline of potential future orders.

20 Jun
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Europe close: Bounce in stocks fades as traders watch trade headlines

Stocks staged a small bounce as investors waxed hopeful that the worst scenarios would be averted on the international trade front.

20 Jun
London close: Bounce in stocks fizzles out amid latest trade headlines

London stocks finished higher on Wednesday, but well off their best levels of the day, as investors put their concerns about the US-China trade spat to one side, at least for now.

20 Jun
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Cambridge Cognition announces mental health assessment software

AIM-listed digital neuroscience company Cambridge Cognition has been working on a new software product to assess mental health and well-being at work.

20 Jun
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US open: Stocks on the mend as investors set aside trade concerns

Trading on Wall Street began on a positive note on Wednesday, with stocks recovering a tad from the heavy losses sustained over earlier sessions as investors appeared to set aside their worries about a trade war between the US and China - for now.

20 Jun
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Sector movers: Telecoms and tobacco boosted by brokers

Telecoms and tobacco led the way as London stocks advanced on Wednesday.

20 Jun
FTSE 250 movers: JD Sports jogs higher, McCarthy keeps stumbling

The FTSE 250 gained ground on Wednesday, led by the likes of JD Sports and Telecom Plus.

20 Jun
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Broker tips: Ocado, McCarthy and Stone, Astrazeneca

Ocado was a high riser on Wednesday as Peel Hunt said that Ocado Solutions has the potential to become the "standard" platform for retail logistics across all sectors as the operating system of retail.

20 Jun
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Government compromise sees May victorious in 'meaningful vote' scrap

Theresa May’s government has managed to see off a rebellion in The House of Commons, seeing the ‘meaningful vote’ amendment defeated after once again making concessions on the subject.

20 Jun
Market buzz: Govt wins on 'meaningful vote', Berkeley sparks caution

1608: The government has defeated the 'Grieve 2' amendment to a Parliamentary 'meaningful vote' on Brexit by 319 votes to 303 in the Commons, which is a majority of 16, after Dominic Grieve himself withdrew his support.

20 Jun
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FTSE 100 movers: Tobacco stocks smoke higher; Berkeley fails to impress

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 5% to 7,644. 94 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as investors put aside their worries about the US-China trade spat.

20 Jun
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US existing home sales unexpectedly drop in May

US existing home sales unexpectedly fell in May amid a lack of inventory and high prices, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

20 Jun
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Disney makes fresh bid for Fox, sending Sky higher

Sky shares spiked on Wednesday as 21st Century Fox agreed a new deal for Disney to acquire most of its entertainment assets.

20 Jun
ClearStar integrates mobile drug testing solution with Abbott Laboratories

Background check technology and service provider ClearStar announced on Wednesday that its ClearMD mobile drug testing solution was now integrated with Abbott Laboratories.

20 Jun
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Infrastructure India agrees $6m increase to its bridging loan facility

Infrastructure investment fund Infrastructure India has agreed to a $6m increase to its existing $34m unsecured bridging loan facility, it announced on Wednesday.

20 Jun
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WPP to sell stake in NYSE-listed Globant

WPP is selling its 18. 7% stake in New York-listed digital specialist Globant as its looks to focus the business after the controversial exit of ex-boss Sir Martin Sorrell.

20 Jun
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Director dealings: BT finance boss ups stake

Simon Lowth, chief financial officer of telco giant BT, acquired 139,744 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100 constituent on Wednesday.