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23 Dec
Europe close: US stimulus, Brexit hopes offset new Covid strain worries

European shares closed higher on Tuesday as approval of a US stimulus package and Brexit hopes offset concerns over the new coronavirus strain in the UK that saw 40 countries close their borders in response.

22 Dec
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US close: Dow in the red despite Congress finally passing stimulus bill

Major US indices turned in a mixed performance on Tuesday amid ongoing concerns around a "new" strain of Covid-19 spreading across the pond.

22 Dec
Europe midday: Shares pare gains on reports of Brexit deal setback

European shares slipped from morning highs at midday as the EU appeared to reject a UK offer on fishing rights in the Brexit trade talks.

22 Dec
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London close: Stocks finish higher as investors watch for Brexit news

London stocks managed to close in positive territory on Tuesday after the selloff in the the previous session, while sterling lost ground following reports of another setback in Brexit talks.

22 Dec
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Director dealings: On the Beach CEO's Hawksford Trustees lowers stake

On The Beach Group revealed on Tuesday that chief executive Simon Cooper had disposed of 3. 9m ordinary shares in the London-listed travel outfit via his interest in Hawksford Trustees.

22 Dec
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EU giving 'final push' to reach Brexit deal with UK, says Barnier

Michel Barnier said on Tuesday that the European Union is giving a "final push" to reach a Brexit deal with the UK.

22 Dec
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Open Orphan renews contract with top-3 pharma client

Pharmaceutical services contract research organisation Open Orphan announced a contract renewal on Tuesday, extending its consultancy services with an unnamed “major top-three global” pharmaceutical client to December 2021.

22 Dec
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US open: Stocks mixed despite Congress signing off on new stimulus package

Wall Street stocks were mixed at the opening bell on Tuesday following a manic session on Monday amid concerns around a "new" strain of Covid-19 spreading across the pond.

22 Dec
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European Commision pushes for end to blanket ban on UK travel

The European Commission called for an end to blanket bans on travel to and from the UK on Tuesday in order to accommodate the resumption of "essential" movement.

22 Dec
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Westmount Energy buys another 250,000 JHI shares

Westmount Energy has purchased 250,000 shares in JHI Associates for $0. 4m (£0. 3m), it announced on Tuesday.

22 Dec
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Active Energy shares soar as it receives first CoalSwitch order

Biomass-based renewable energy and forestry management company Active Energy has received its first order for its ‘CoalSwitch’ product from its reference plant at the Lumberton site in North Carolina, it announced on Tuesday.

22 Dec
SSE to sell gas E&P assets to Viaro Energy for £120m

SSE has agreed to sell its portfolio of gas exploration and production assets to Viaro Energy for £120m.

22 Dec
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Royal Mail workers win 3.7% pay deal as parcel revenue soars

Postal workers have ended their long-running dispute with Royal Mail and agreed a 3. 7% pay rise as the company refocuses to cash in on the lucrative parcels market.

22 Dec
UK house prices to fall up to 5% in 2021, says Halifax

UK house prices are set to fall between 2% and 5% next year, dented by rising unemployment and the end of the stamp duty holiday, Halifax said on Tuesday.

22 Dec
UK Q3 GDP revised up; borrowing surges in November

UK gross domestic product grew by a record 16% in the third quarter, while government borrowing surged last month, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics.

22 Dec
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US pre-open: Futures mixed amid ongoing fears about new strain of Covid-19

Wall Street futures were mixed ahead of the bell on Tuesday following a manic session on Monday amid concerns around a "new" strain of Covid-19 spreading across the pond.

22 Dec
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London midday: Stocks steady after Monday's losses; pound dips on Brexit news

London stocks were still a little firmer by midday on Tuesday after the selloff in the the previous session, while sterling lost ground following reports of another setback in Brexit talks.

22 Dec
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Toyota set to close UK, French plants due to Covid border closures

Japanese carmaker Toyota said it would be closing down its British and French plants for the holiday season sooner than expected due to the border chaos caused by the new strain of Covid-19 found in the UK.

22 Dec
Applegreen to be taken private in €718m deal

Applegreen said on Tuesday that it has agreed to be taken private by a consortium led by B&J Holdings Limited and Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in a deal that values the Irish petrol station operator at €718. 1m.

22 Dec
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Versarien acquires IP and assets from Hanwha Aerospace

Engineering group Versarien has agreed to acquire certain graphene production-related assets and intellectual property from South Korean firm Hanwha Aerospace.

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