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17 Feb
Europe close: Stocks end lower after reports of ceasefire breaches in Ukraine

European shares slipped into the red on Thursday as Ukrainian and separatist forces in the country's east traded accusations of having broken ceasefire agreements along the demarcation line.

17 Feb
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Friday preview: UK retail sales, NatWest Group in focus

The market spotlight at the end of the week will be UK retail sales figures for the month of January.

17 Feb
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London close: Stocks weaker amid Ukraine concerns, oil price rise

London stocks closed in negative territory on Thursday, as concerns over relations between Russia and Ukraine grew again.

17 Feb
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Director dealings: GSK execs sell shares for tax bills, Airtel director makes £50k purchase

GlaxoSmithKline disclosed a number of executive awards on Thursday, with two of its directors making large sales to cover their tax bills.

17 Feb
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Panthera pleased with assays returned from Bassala Project

West Africa and India-focussed gold exploration and development company Panthera Resources announced on Thursday that five metre composite assays had now been received and compiled from all of the second stage aircore drilling at the Bassala Project in Mali.

17 Feb
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Broker tips: Bytes Technology, Tharisa

Barclays initiated coverage of value-added IT products reseller and services firm Bytes Technology at 'overweight' on Thursday with a 640. 0p price target.

17 Feb
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FTSE 250 movers: Beazley goes ex-div; Moneysupermarket in the black

London’s FTSE 250 was down 1. 2% at 21,573. 36 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

17 Feb
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Shield Therapeutics revenue falls in line with expectations

Commercial-stage pharmaceutical company Shield Therapeutics reported total 2021 revenue of £1. 5m in a trading update on Thursday, in line with market expectations.

17 Feb
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CIP Merchant Capital sells down stake in Alkemy

CIP Merchant Capital has sold 40,000 shares in Alkemy, it announced on Thursday, for €0. 8m net of commissions and expenses.

17 Feb
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Moneysupermarket FY profit drops amid weakness in insurance, home services

Online comparison website Moneysupermarket. com posted a decline in full-year profit and revenue on Thursday following a strong performance from its money division but weakness in home services and insurance.

17 Feb
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US open: Stocks firmly lower as jobless claims disappoint

Wall Street stocks were firmly in the red early on Thursday as market participants monitored developments in the Russia-Ukraine conflict and digested a number of data points at the open.

17 Feb
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Novacyt gets another Covid-19 test approved in the UK

Clinical diagnostics company Novacyt announced on Thursday that its ‘PROmate’ Covid-19 2G Real-Time PCR test had been approved in the UK, under the UK Health Security Agency's coronavirus test device approvals (CTDA) regulations.

17 Feb
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SkinBioTherapeutics reports progress with psoriasis supplement roll-out

SkinBioTherapeutics updated the market on Thursday on the commercialisation of its food supplement product ‘AxisBiotix-Ps’, designed for the symptoms of psoriasis.

17 Feb
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FTSE 100 movers: Evraz slumps again; Reckitt rallies

London’s FTSE 100 was 1. 2% lower at 7,510. 34 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

17 Feb
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JD Sports FY results seen ahead of expectations

JD Sports announced a delay to the release of its full-year results but said the numbers were set to be "slightly ahead" of expectations following a continued positive performance in January.

17 Feb
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Yourgene gets UK approval for 'Clarigene' Covid-19 test

Molecular diagnostic company Yourgene has received confirmation from the UK Health Security Agency that the ‘Clarigene’ SARS-CoV-2 test has been approved under the requirements set out in the Coronavirus Test Device Approvals regulations, it announced on Thursday.

17 Feb
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US initial jobless claims rise in week ended 12 February

The number of Americans filing first-time unemployment claims registered their sharpest increase in four weeks, well ahead of market expectations for a print of 219,000.

17 Feb
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Walmart fourth-quarter earnings beat expectations

US retail giant Walmart lifted its dividend on Thursday as it said it swung to a profit in the fourth quarter.

17 Feb
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Factory activity in US mid-Atlantic region slows modestly in February

Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region slowed a little in February, the results of a closely-followed survey revealed.

17 Feb
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Berenberg raises target price on Tharisa

Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on mining outfit Tharisa from 200. 0p to 220. 0p on Thursday, stating the group's recent acquisition of its Black Economic Empowerment partners' 26% stake in Tharisa Minerals would be accretive to its net asset value.

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