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09 Dec
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Thursday preview: China CPI, DS Smith in the spotlight

The focus in financial markets on Wednesday will be on Chinese consumer and factory gate price data covering the month of November.

08 Dec
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Europe close: Stocks slip amid profit-taking

European stocks slipped on Wednesday amid profit-taking following the previous day's rally.

08 Dec
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Supply and demand imbalance in US jobs market hits record, JOLTS survey shows

The supply and demand imbalance in the US jobs market reached record proportions in October, the results of a closely-followed survey revealed.

08 Dec
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London close: Stocks weaker on reports of 'plan B' restrictions

London stocks ended Wednesday’s session just below the waterline, with the pound sinking on reports the government was preparing to impose fresh Covid-19 restrictions on England.

08 Dec
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Netcare CEO says Covid-19 cases in SA much milder so far

Symptoms among those ill from Covid-19 during the current wave caused by the new variant Omicron are far milder than in previous waves, the head of South Africa's largest private health-care group said.

08 Dec
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Agronomics investee EVERY closes $128m series C round

Lab-grown meat and cellular agriculture investor Agronomics announced on Wednesday that its portfolio company EVERY had closed an oversubscribed $127. 5m series C round, raising a total of $175m.

08 Dec
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FTSE 250 movers: Man Group moves higher; travel & leisure stocks fall

London’s FSTE 250 was flat at 23,240. 90 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

08 Dec
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Broker tips: Ferguson, Ocado

Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on construction outfit Ferguson from 10,000. 0p to 11,200. 0p on Wednesday following the firm's "impressive" third-quarter results.

08 Dec
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Braveheart investee makes progress on three medical tests

Braveheart Investment Group updated the market on its portfolio company Paraytec on Wednesday, and its tests for Covid-19, sepsis and bladder cancer.

08 Dec
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Director dealings: Shearwater chairman's firm scoops up 185k shares

Cybersecurity and risk management company Shearwater Group confirmed on Wednesday that its chairman David Williams had a “beneficial interest” in the firm buying a chunk of its shares.

08 Dec
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Pantheon completes 'significantly oversubscribed' $41m fundraise

Alaska-focussed oil and gas company Pantheon Resources said on Wednesday that its equity fundraise was “significantly oversubscribed” and, having taken into account the strong support from existing and new investors, it had decided to increase its size to $38m.

08 Dec
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Zephyr Energy progresses production testing at Paradox Basin

Rocky Mountains-focussed oil and gas company Zephyr Energy updated the market on the production testing of the State 16-2LN-CC well at its Paradox Basin project in Utah on Wednesday.

08 Dec
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FTSE 100 movers: Berkeley gains on results; travel stocks slump

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 2% at 7,355. 12 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

08 Dec
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US open: Stocks mixed as rally comes to a halt

Wall Street stocks were mixed at the open on Wednesday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both had their best day since March in the previous session.

08 Dec
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Jefferies nearly doubles target price on Ocado stock

Analysts at Jefferies almost doubled their target price on grocery outfit Ocado from 950. 0p to 1,850. 0p on Wednesday as they upgraded the stock from 'underperform' to 'hold'.

08 Dec
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Berenberg raises target price on Ferguson following 'impressive' Q3 results

Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on plumbing and heating products outfit Ferguson from 10,000. 0p to 11,200. 0p on Wednesday following the firm's "impressive" third-quarter results.

08 Dec
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Tesco strike threat recedes after improved offer

A strike that could have left Tesco shelves empty over Christmas appears to have been averted after the supermarket chain made an improved offer to its distribution workers.

08 Dec
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Pound sinks as UK plans Covid-19 restrictions

The pound dropped to its lowest level for more more than a year after the UK government was reported to be preparing fresh Covid-19 restrictions.

08 Dec
Synectics expects 'modest' H2 profit

Security and surveillance systems firm Synectics said on Wednesday that trading has continued broadly in line with the expectations set out in its interim results back in July.

08 Dec
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Rockhopper agrees Harbour exit, Navitas farm-in

Rockhopper Exploration announced on Wednesday that it has signed detailed heads of terms with Harbour Energy and Navitas Petroleum for Harbour to exit the Falklands, and for Navitas to farm-in.

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