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29 Feb
Week ahead: Global manufacturing, US jobs report in focus

The focus over the coming week will be on a steady stream of economic data releases around the world and the extent - or not - to which they show signs of the COVID-19 coronavirus's impact.

29 Feb
Rolls-Royce narrows operating loss but Trent woes continue

Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce narrowed full year operating losses but still took an exceptional charge of £1. 36bn on its troubled Trent 1000 engine.

28 Feb
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US close: Dow Jones and S&P 500 record worst week in 12 years

US stocks turned in a somewhat mixed performance on Friday, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 registering their worst weekly performances since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008.

28 Feb
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London close: Stocks end week with deep losses as investors look to weekend

London stocks finished well below the waterline to round off a week of heavy losses on Friday, as investors remained wary of what news headlines the weekend could bring, amid concern that a coronavirus-fuelled global economic recession might be on the cards.

28 Feb
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 838 points, at 6,566. 00.

28 Feb
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Director dealings: Vitec CEO makes share purchase

Vitec Group revealed on Friday that chief executive Stephen bird had purchased 15,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed image capture and content creation firm.

28 Feb
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Broker tips: McColl's Retail, Hunting, Bunzl

Analysts at Liberum upgraded corner store operator McColl's Retail Group from 'hold' to 'buy' on Friday, citing some "positive signs" in the group's most recent update.

28 Feb
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World Health Organization raises risk assessment of COVID-19 to 'very high'

The World Health Organization increased its risk assessment of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak from "high" to "very high" on Friday.

28 Feb
US consumer sentiment 'quite high' despite coronavirus, University of Michigan says

Consumer confidence in the States edged up in February to within a whisker of its previous high for the current economic cycle, despite signs that the coronavirus was beginning to register on Americans' list of concerns.

28 Feb
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Europa Metals reports on Toral hydrogeological study

Europe-focussed lead-zinc and silver developer Europa Metals announced the results from a recently-completed conceptual hydrogeological study on Friday, and updated the market on the water monitoring programme at its wholly owned Toral lead, zinc and silver project in the north west Spain region of Castilla y León.

28 Feb
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US open: Stocks continue to fall as nightmare week continues

US stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, putting both the Dow and S&P 500 well and truly on pace for their worst weekly performance since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008.

28 Feb
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On the Beach warns on profits due to coronavirus outbreak

On the Beach warned on Friday that full-year results will be below current market expectations due to the coronavirus outbreak.

28 Feb
Foxtons Group narrows full-year loss

Real estate agent Foxtons Group posted a small full-year loss despite a large drop in revenues from sales, helped by cost-cutting.

28 Feb
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Empire Metals raises £0.6m through placing and subscription

Empire Metals has raised £0. 6m by way of a placing and subscription of 60,000,000 new ordinary shares with new and existing shareholders, it announced on Friday, at a price of 1p each.

28 Feb
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Coronavirus slows manufacturing delivery times 'significantly' in February, Chicago PMI shows

The slowdown in manufacturing sector activity in the Chicago area eased by much more than expected in February, the results of a closely-followed survey showed, despite signs that the coronavirus was lengthening delivery times substantially.

28 Feb
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Dagley out, Hutt in as Simec Atlantis finance chief

Energy projects developer, owner and operator Simec Atlantis Energy announced on Friday that Andrew Dagley would stand down as its chief financial officer at the end of February.

28 Feb
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US pre-open: Stocks on track for worst week since GFC

US futures were pointing to more losses ahead of the bell on Friday, putting both the Dow and S&P 500 on pace for their worst weekly performance since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008.

28 Feb
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US personal spending undershoots forecasts slightly, inflation falls short

Americans' spending on consumption was a tad lower than expected at the start of 2020 despite a jump in personal earnings.

28 Feb
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Liberum upgrades McColl's to 'buy'

Analysts at Liberum upgraded corner store operator McColl's Retail Group from 'hold' to 'buy' on Friday, citing some "positive signs" in the group's most recent update.

28 Feb
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Hunting's Titan is vulnerable to competition, Credit Suisse says

Hunting's Titan business is vulnerable to competition, Credit Suisse said as the investment bank reduced its target price for the energy services group's shares.

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