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03 Jul
Friday newspaper round-up: Bet365, Greencore, NI hikes

Denise Coates, head of gambling empire Bet365, was Britain’s biggest taxpayer last year, according to the Sunday Times Tax List. The Coates family paid an estimated £481. 7m, topping the annual ranking of billionaires’ tax payments for the third consecutive year. While the family’s tax payment was down from £573m in 2020, it was still almost £200m more that paid by hedge fund manager Chris Rokos in second-place with a £300m payment to the exchequer. - Guardian .

01 Feb
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Week ahead: MPC policy meeting, US jobs non-farm payrolls in focus

Investors will have to navigate through a very busy week in terms of potential risk events with the Bank of England's policy meeting on Thursday not least among them.

28 Jan
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Putin says US, Nato responses do not address key concerns

America and Nato did not address Moscow's "principal concerns" in their responses to its proposals for security guarantees, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

28 Jan
Europe close: Stocks retreat after weak German GDP print, Ukraine tensions

European shares finished lower on Friday following news that Germany's economy contracted by more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2021 and amid continued geopolitical tensions over Ukraine.

28 Jan
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UK and EU planning sanctions on new Russian natural gas projects

Britain and the EU are said to be readying sanctions that on new gas projects in Russia that could be wielded should Russia attack Ukraine again.

28 Jan
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London close: Stocks finish volatile week in the red

London stocks finished the last session of the week in negative territory on Friday, having taken their cue from a selloff in US tech shares, with tensions between Russia and Ukraine also weighing on the mood.

28 Jan
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German economy screeches to a halt in Q4 2021, but rebound anticipated

The euro area's largest economy screeched to a halt at the end of 2021 due to the hit from the Omicron variant of Covid-19, although economists expected a rebound.

28 Jan
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week 28. 06 points lower, closing at 7,466. 07 on Friday.

28 Jan
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De La Rue investor Crystal Amber calls for sale or breakup

One of the largest shareholders in De La Rue has criticised management strategy and pushed the board to consider a break-up or sale after the banknote printer’s profit warning this week.

28 Jan
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Director dealings: STV chairman spends £35k, Audioboom chair ups stake

STV Group's chairman was among the top directors on the buying side of the ledger on Friday, with the company disclosing a market purchase.

28 Jan
US consumer sentiment falls on Omicron, inflation woes

US consumer sentiment deteriorated in January to its lowest level in more than a decade amid worries about Omicron and inflation, according to a survey from the University of Michigan.

28 Jan
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Broker tips: Polymetal, ITV

Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on precious metals miner Polymetal from 2,200. 0p to 1,500. 0p on Friday after the firm's full-year production beat was soured by costs that came in above guidance.

28 Jan
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FTSE 250 movers: Oxford Biomedica slumps; Convatec rallies

London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 9% at 21,661. 79 in afternoon trade on Friday.

28 Jan
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US open: Stocks head south as December PCE comes in hotter than expected

Wall Street stocks were in the red early on Friday as a rollercoaster week for major indices gets set to draw to a close.

28 Jan
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FTSE 100 movers: Abrdn advances; Ocado takes a hit

London’s FTSE 100 was down 1. 5% at 7,444. 91 in afternoon trade on Friday.

28 Jan
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Berenberg cuts target price on Polymetal

Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on precious metals miner Polymetal from 2,200. 0p to 1,500. 0p on Friday after the firm's full-year production beat was soured by costs that came in above guidance.

28 Jan
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Barclays upgrades ITV to 'overweight'

Barclays lifted broadcast ITV to ‘overweight’ from ‘equalweight’ on Friday, increasing the price target to 160p from 140p, giving five reasons for the upgrade.

28 Jan
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Arena Events takeover gets Saudi regulatory approval

Arena Events Group announced the receipt of regulatory approval for its acquisition by a consortium of IHC Industrial and Tasheel Holding Group on Friday,.

28 Jan
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Metal Tiger reports exploration success at investee Cobre

Natural resources investor Metal Tiger updated the market on successful outcomes from the 2021 field exploration programme at the Perrinvale volcanic-hosted massive sulphide (VHMS) project in Western Australia on Friday, wholly-owned by its investee company Cobre.

28 Jan
Sabre Insurance signs 5-year agreement with Freeway

Sabre Insurance said on Friday that it has signed a five-year agreement with Freeway, a UK distributor of taxi insurance , to become the exclusive underwriter for policies issued by the company’s managing general agent.

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