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23 Jan
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US close: Mixed close on the Street as WHO tries to calm coronavirus concerns

Wall Street stocks turned in a mixed performance on Thursday as the spread of the Chinese coronavirus continued to dampen the mood in global capital markets.

23 Jan
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Commodities: Coronavirus worries weigh on oil and copper futures

Energy futures in particular weakened following news that Chinese authorities had imposed a lockdown on most transport in two cities, Wuhan and Huanggang, on Thursday morning to try and avoid the spread of a new coronavirus in the country and further afield.

23 Jan
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US officials believe trade deals with UK and EU possible by year-end 2020

The US has raised the prospect that trade deals with both the United Kingdom and the European Union could be in place by year-end 2020.

23 Jan
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In face of new challenges, ECB launches year-long strategy review

The European Central Bank kicked-off a comprehensive one year-long review of its goals, strategy and policies in light of the structural changes that the euro and global economies had undergone since 1998 and the multiple and in many cases new challenges that it was facing.

23 Jan
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ECB keeps policy unchanged, strategy review details to follow

The European Central Bank kept all its main policy settings unchanged on Thursday and announced the launch of its long-awaited strategy review.

23 Jan
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Europe close: Stocks hit by China worries, US-UK-EU trade also in focus

Investors sold shares amid worries that the new coronavirus in China could weigh on the Asian giant's economy, even as they kept a wary eye on the news headlines on US-Eurozone trade coming out of Davos.

23 Jan
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Friday preview: Factory PMIs, Davos in focus

The focus at the end of the week will be on a raft of services and manufacturing sector surveys from around the world, with investors particularly keen for signs of stabilisation in global factory activity.

23 Jan
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Director dealings: Ixico CEO ups stake

Ixico revealed on Thursday that chief executive Giulio Cerroni had purchased 24,800 ordinary shares in the British clinical research firm.

23 Jan
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London close: Stocks finish lower as coronavirus spread continues

London stocks closed lower on Thursday, with miners under pressure amid renewed concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, as it emerged four people in Scotland were being tested after showing symptoms.

23 Jan
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Broker tips: Close Brothers, Renishaw, Aston Martin Lagonda

Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on merchant banking group Close Brothers' shares to 1,410. 0p from 1,460. 0p following the second consecutive cautious trading update from the company.

23 Jan
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Europe midday: Stocks hold near lows as China growth concerns weigh

Stocks on the Continent remained lower in ealry afternoon trading on the back of worries that a new coronavirus in China might spread further, weighing on the Asian giant's economy.

23 Jan
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Ilika shares tumble after half-year report

Solid state battery technology company Ilika reported an improvement in total revenue for its first half on Thursday, to £1. 5m, up from £1. 0m year-on-year.

23 Jan
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Phoenix Copper makes progress with exploration at Red Star

North America-focussed base and precious metals exploration and development company Phoenix Copper announced the results of ongoing exploration at its Red Star silver deposit on Thursday, adjacent to its Empire copper deposit in Idaho.

23 Jan
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US open: Early losses as coronavirus outbreak remains in focus

Wall Street stocks recorded some early losses at the bell on Thursday as the spread of the Chinese coronavirus continued to dampen the mood in global capital markets.

23 Jan
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US leading index drops but continues to point towards modest economic growth

A closely-followed gauge of economic activity in the States turned slightly lower at the end of 2019, but continued to point towards growth of around 2. 0% in the early part of the current year.

23 Jan
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Hg invests in medical imaging software firm Intelerad

Specialist private equity investor Hg has finalised an agreement for an investment in medical imaging software and enterprise workflow specialist Intelerad Medical Systems.

23 Jan
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FTSE 250 movers: Renishaw lifted by upgrade; Kaz Minerals in the red

London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 8% at 21,582. 04 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

23 Jan
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FTSE 100 movers: Miners slump; Rightmove boosted by upgrade

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 6% at 7,525. 49 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

23 Jan
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Berenberg trims target on Close Brothers following 'cautious' update

Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on merchant banking group Close Brothers' shares to 1,410. 0p from 1,460. 0p following the second consecutive cautious trading update from the company.

23 Jan
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Mnuchin tells Greta Thunberg to study economics before preaching

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attacked teen activist Greta Thunberg and said she should study economics at college before lecturing the US.

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