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14 Mar
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Coronavirus: Sporting events cancelled over pandemic

Major sporting events around the globe have been cancelled or postponed as organisers moved to stop mass gathering to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

13 Mar
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London close: FTSE 100 manages to close higher amid stimulus hopes

London’s benchmark lost some of its earlier gains by the close on Friday, but remained above the waterline, with stimulus hopes lending support as investors continued to mull the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

13 Mar
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Europe close: Stocks limp higher after bruising week

Stocks across the Continent finished slightly higher as the European Commission and German officials promised to open the fiscal taps to offset the impact of the coronavirus health crisis.

13 Mar
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Director dealings: Scotgems director makes share purchase

Scotgems revealed on Friday that non-independent director Angus Tulloch had acquired 250,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed investment trust.

13 Mar
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Boris Johnson calls on tech companies for help to fight coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged the UK’s leading tech companies and artificial intelligence researchers to help in the fight against the coronavirus.

13 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 1,139 points at 5,323. 75.

13 Mar
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Trump set to declare national emergency in US, freeing up funding

The US is expected to declare a national emergency at the end of the week and call for a coordinated international response to contain the coronavirus and its economic fallout.

13 Mar
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Cluff confident in portfolio amid market volatility

Natural resources investment company Cluff Natural Resources responded to its recent share price volatility on Friday, telling shareholders that, irrespective of market uncertainty related to commodity price weakness and the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, its operations and planned work programmes remained on track, with day-to-day operations said to be unaffected.

13 Mar
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Broker tips: Gem Diamonds, Next

Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on mining firm Gem Diamonds from 92. 0p to 44. 0p on Friday, stating that the recent coronavirus outbreak had hit the diamond market's recovery.

13 Mar
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Reabold reassures investors amid volatile price environment

Oil and gas investment company Reabold Resources updated the market on what it called the “current volatile market conditions” relating to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic on Friday.

13 Mar
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Tribal Group agrees settlement with software platform provider

Education management software company Tribal Group has resolved its dispute with its software platform provider, it announced on Friday.

13 Mar
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Agronomics meat-free investment raises $200m, rebrands

Agronomics announced on Friday that one of its major holdings, Foods United, has completed a $200m financing and rebranded as ‘the Livekindly Co’.

13 Mar
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US open: Stocks record early gains following Thursday bloodbath

US stocks opened higher on Friday following the Dow’s worst day since Black Monday in 1987 in the previous session.

13 Mar
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Bitcoin plunges 48% in a day wiping $93bn off crypto market value

Bitcoin was down 48% from a day ago to $4,001. 60, according to data from Coindesk early on Friday.

13 Mar
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British Airways predicts layoffs as industry in crisis over coronavirus

British Airways CEO warned staff that the industry is going through a crisis due to the coronavirus outbreak and expects to make job cuts and ground an unprecedented number of planes.

13 Mar
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FTSE 250 movers: Cineworld falls again; Finablr surges

London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 8% at 15,587. 07 in afternoon trade on Friday.

13 Mar
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Tower Resources shares rise on updated Thali reserves report

Africa-focussed oil and gas company Tower Resources has received an updated independent reserves report from Oilfield International (OIL) on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiary Tower Resources Cameroon, it announced on Friday, covering its Thali production sharing contract, offshore Cameroon.

13 Mar
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FTSE 100 movers: Miners bounce back; Carnival cruises lower again

London’s FTSE 100 was up 3. 1% to 5,400. 00 in afternoon trade on Friday, well off earlier highs as the rebound from Thursday’s session lost momentum.

13 Mar
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Europe midday: Stocks bounce as authorities ban short-selling, announce stimulus

Stocks across the Continent are bouncing back following a ban on short-selling Italian and Spanish stocks, and amid a coordinated economic response from European authorities.

13 Mar
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US consumer confidence declines in March, but no 'economic panic'

The spreading coronavirus and big falls in stock market prices weighed on US consumer sentiment at the start of the month, the results of the most closely-watched survey showed.

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