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05 Nov
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Thursday preview: Bank of England, AstraZeneca in focus

The focus on Thursday will shift to the Bank of England, which is expected to boost the size of its asset purchase facility by £110bn, followed later in the session by the US Federal Reserve which may also signal that further quantitative easing is in the pipeline.

05 Nov
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Sector movers: Big Pharma paces gains, Banks track drop in yields

Defensives paced Wednesday's rally from an early drop as investors woke up to find the result of the US presidential elections were still being hotly contested.

04 Nov
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US close: Stocks rally despite election results failing to show a clear winner

Wall Street stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday despite results of the US presidential election remaining unclear.

04 Nov
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Europe close: Stocks take knife-edge US election results in their stride

European shares recovered from early morning drop to trade sharply higher, despite no clear outcome in the US presidential election as of yet and weak industry data across the euro zone suggesting a double dip recession.

04 Nov
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London close: Stocks higher, investors take US election uncertainty in their stride

London stocks finished higher with investors seemingly brushing off the as yet inconclusive US election results, although a 'clean sweep' of the White House and Congress by Democrats was now off the table.

04 Nov
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Broker tips: Royal Mail, Chemring

Royal Mail surged on Wednesday as JPMorgan Cazenove upgraded the stock to ‘overweight’ from ‘neutral’ and lifted the price target to 374. 0p from 253. 0p, saying it sees a potential strong improvement in trading over the next 18 months, due in part to an improved revenue outlook.

04 Nov
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Biogen shares surge as FDA appears to endorse Alzheimer's drug

Shares in drugmaker Biogen surged on Wednesday after the Food and Drug Administration seemingly indicated that its Alzheimer’s drug was sufficiently safe and effective.

04 Nov
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Director dealings: ABF chairman ups stake

Associated British Foods revealed on Wednesday that chairman Michael McLintock had purchased 9,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed food processor and retailer.

04 Nov
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FTSE 250 movers: Royal Mail boosted by upgrade; AO loses ground

The FTSE 250 was up 1. 3% at 17,725. 60 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as investors reacted to the US election results.

04 Nov
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US open: Stocks sharply higher amid razor-edge election race

Wall Street stocks opened sharply higher on Wednesday despite results of the US presidential election remaining unclear.

04 Nov
US services activity slows in October - ISM

Activity in the US services sector slowed a little in October, according to data released on Wednesday.

04 Nov
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Premier Foods confirms talks to sell Hovis

Premier Foods confirmed on Wednesday that it is in talks over the sale of its 49% stake in bread maker Hovis.

04 Nov
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FTSE 100 movers: Defensives rally, cyclicals lose ground

London’s FTSE 100 was up 1. 2% at 5,856. 39 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as investors mulled the results of the US election so far.

04 Nov
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US services sector activity picks up more than expected in October - IHS Markit

Activity in America's services sector accelerated last month at its fastest clip since April 2015, the results of a closely-followed survey revealed.

04 Nov
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US foreign trade deficit narrows a bit more quickly than expected in October

America's shortfall on trade with the rest of the world narrowed a bit more than expected in September.

04 Nov
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John Lewis Partnership to cut 1,500 head office jobs

John Lewis Partnership is cutting 1,500 head office jobs and parting ways with the last member of the group's founding family working in the business as it seeks to return to profit.

04 Nov
US private sector adds fewer jobs than expected in October - ADP

Private sector employment in the US grew a lot less than expected in October amid a rise in coronavirus infections, according to the latest figures from the ADP.

04 Nov
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STV Group advertising revenues accelerate in Q3

Broadcaster STV Group said on Wednesday that advertising revenues had improved at a better than expected rate in the third quarter on the back of a stronger viewing performance in the period.

04 Nov
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Berenberg nudges up target price on Chemring

Analysts at Berenberg slightly raised their target price on aerospace and defence firm Chemring from 300. 0p to 320. 0p on Wednesday, stating cash was "king".

04 Nov
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Lloyds Bank cuts more than 1,000 jobs

Lloyds Banking Group is slashing more than 1,000 jobs in its latest round of redundancies since job cuts were briefly shelved during the first Covid-19 wave.

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