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09 Aug
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Week ahead: US-China trade, UK Q2 GDP in focus

The focus over the coming week will shift back towards Asia as US and Chinese officials meet on 15 August to review progress on implementation of the phase-one trade deal between the two nations.

07 Aug
Europe close: Stocks gain after US jobs report

Stocks in Europe finished mostly higher following the release of a better-than-expected monthly US non-farm payrolls report.

07 Aug
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Europe midday: Stocks on pause ahead of US jobs report

Stocks in Europe have come off their earlier lows ahead of a monthly US non-farm payrolls report that economists say might easily surprise in either direction.

07 Aug
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London close: Stocks finish flat after US nonfarms surprise

London’s benchmark finished pretty close to flat on Friday, as investors - sweltering in an August heatwave - digested a surprisingly positive US nonfarm payrolls report, released during the afternoon.

07 Aug
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week up 134. 42 points at 6,032. 18.

07 Aug
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Broker tips: Flutter Entertainment, Ibstock

Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on bookmaker Flutter Entertainment from 7,000. 0p to 10,400. 0p on Friday but said they were still "sitting on the bench" when it came to the stock for now as their 'hold' rating was reiterated.

07 Aug
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US open: Stocks head south amid heightened geopolitical tensions

Wall Street stocks headed south at the bell on Friday as investors digested the July non-farm payrolls report and geopolitical tensions weighed on sentiment.

07 Aug
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US non-farm payrolls surprise to the upside in July, unemployment retreats

Hiring in the US continued to outpace forecasts last month with most economists bedeviled by all the distortions in the official data in the wake of disruptions from the Covid-19 pandemic, including to statisticians' work.

07 Aug
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Prosecutors suspect Wirecard was looted - report

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard was plundered before its collapse and that €1bn (£903m) was transferred to opaque partner companies as the group tried to rebuff allegations of fraud, according to a report.

07 Aug
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Oilex settles dispute with East Timor petroleum authority

Oilex announced on Friday that it has executed a deed of settlement and release with the Autoridade Nacional Do Petróleo E Minerais (ANPM) in East Timor, to terminate the ongoing arbitration proceedings arising from the termination of the production sharing contract by the ANPM in 2015, and settle all claims and counterclaims between the parties.

07 Aug
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Hargreaves Lansdown faces headwinds, Shore and Jefferies say

Hargreaves Lansdown's results were positive but the company faces tougher times ahead, Shore Capital and Jefferies said.

07 Aug
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Randall & Quilter makes another captive legacy acquistion

Randall & Quilter announced on Friday that its wholly-owned Vermont subsidiary, ICDC, has completed the acquisition of NationsBuilders Insurance Company (NBIC).

07 Aug
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Simec Atlantis signs heads of terms for NPA joint venture

Sustainable energy developer Simec Atlantis Energy announced on Friday that it has now signed a heads of terms in relation to a joint venture, NPA Fuels, with N&P Holding 2 - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based recycling specialist the N+P Group.

07 Aug
TikTok threatens legal action over Trump ban

TikTok has threatened legal action against the US after President Donald Trump ordered firms to stop doing business with two Chinese apps within 45 days.

07 Aug
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Berenberg raises target price on Flutter Entertainment but stays at 'hold'

Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on bookmaker Flutter Entertainment from 7,000. 0p to 10,400. 0p on Friday but said they were still "sitting on the bench" when it came to the stock for now as their 'hold' rating was reiterated.

07 Aug
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Goldman Sachs' profit almost wiped out by 1MDB fine

Goldman Sachs has almost wiped out its bumper second-quarter profit by setting aside an extra $2bn (£1. 5bn) for legal costs related to the 1MDB scandal in Malaysia.

07 Aug
Watchstone shares surge as it serves court claim against PwC

Watchstone Group shares were rocketing on Friday, after it said it had filed and served a claim against PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the High Court.

07 Aug
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Distribution Finance trading well, gets confirmation of capital requirement

Distribution Finance had received confirmation from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) of its total capital requirement and liquidity coverage ratio, it announced on Friday, in relation to its banking licence application.

07 Aug
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Adamas investment Future Metal gets mining licence renewed

Asia-focussed investment vehicle Adamas Finance Asia announced on Friday that its portfolio company Future Metal Holdings has completed its mining licence renewal on 6 August.

07 Aug
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UK winter energy bills to fall by £84 as regulator lowers price cap

British consumers will see lower energy bills this winter after the industry regulator cut its price cap to record lows as wholesale energy market prices plunged during the coronavirus pandemic.

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