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21 Feb
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Week ahead: Ukraine-Russia crisis, Factory and Services PMIs in focus

Financial markets' focus over the coming week will be squarely on diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful resolution to the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.

18 Feb
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Europe close: Stocks slip as Ukrainian rebels order civilian evacuation

European shares gave up early gains on Friday after separatists in Ukraine's two breakaway regions, Donetsk and Luhansk, ordered the start to the immediate evacuation to Russia of children, women and the elderly following recent bombardments.

18 Feb
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London close: Stocks finish weaker as Eunice hammers Britain

London stocks closed weaker after the capital took a physical battering from Storm Eunice on Friday, as investors mulled better-than-expected UK retail sales data, while Russia-Ukraine tensions remained in focus.

18 Feb
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week 147. 4 points lower, closing at 7,513. 62 on Friday.

18 Feb
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Director dealings: Moneysupermarket chair invests, Grainger CEO sells awards to cover tax bill

Price comparison platform Moneysupermarket disclosed a share purchase worth almost £0. 1m on Friday, made by its chair.

18 Feb
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Lucara founder to step down as chair of diamond miner

Lucara Diamond Corporation announced on Friday that its current chair Lukas Lundin had indicated his intention to retire from the board, on completion of his term at the company's upcoming annual shareholder meeting.

18 Feb
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S-Ventures acquiring natural snack brand Livia's

Organic-focussed brand developer S-Ventures announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Livia's Health Foods on Friday.

18 Feb
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FTSE 250 movers: Gold miners shine; Plus500 in the black

London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 7% at 21,403. 40 in afternoon trade on Friday.

18 Feb
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Yamana Gold declares first quarter dividend

Yamana Gold declared a first quarter dividend of three cents per share on Friday.

18 Feb
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Taylor Maritime agrees charters on four vessels

Specialist dry bulk shipping company Taylor Maritime Investments announced on Friday that one vessel in its fleet had been fixed on a one-year time charter, and three vessels on short-term time charters of less than three months.

18 Feb
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Broker tips: Aveva, BHP

Analysts at Berenberg restarted coverage on software firm Aveva with a 'buy' rating and 3,550. 0p target price on Friday following its acquisition of OSIsoft.

18 Feb
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US existing home sales beat expectations in January

Sales of US existing homes unexpectedly rose in January, while housing inventory was at a record low, according to data released on Friday by the National Association of Realtors.

18 Feb
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Northbridge confident in meeting 2021 profit expectations

Northbridge Industrial Services said in a trading update on Friday that it was “confident” that its pre-exceptional profit before tax for 2021 would be in line with management expectations.

18 Feb
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US open: Stocks mixed as Russia-Ukraine tensions remain in focus

Wall Street stocks were mixed early on Friday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average's worst day of the year so far.

18 Feb
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Lekoil reports interruption-free month at Otakikpo

Nigeria and West Africa-focussed oil and gas exploration and production company Lekoil updated the market on its recent operations in Nigeria on Friday.

18 Feb
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eEnergy refinances all its facilities for 'significantly lower' cost

Energy efficiency and management service provider eEnergy has entered into a new revolving credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank, it announced on Friday, replacing all of its existing borrowing facilities.

18 Feb
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FTSE 100 movers: Reckitt rallies again; Ocado in the red

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% at 7,543. 03 in afternoon trade on Friday.

18 Feb
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Bens Creek raises $6m to fund future acquisitions

Metallurgical coal miner Bens Creek has agreed to issue a second convertible loan note to raise an additional $6m (£4. 41m), it announced on Friday, to finance future acquisitions.

18 Feb
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AssetCo performa well as it plans River and Mercantile takeover

Asset and wealth management company AssetCo reported £9. 6bn in assets under management in its preliminary results on Friday, up from nil year-on-year.

18 Feb
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UK Oil & Gas surges as court refuses Horse Hill appeal

UK Oil & Gas announced on Friday that the long-running appeal to overturn the December 2020 judicial review judgement, upholding the legality of Horse Hill's planning consent, had been refused by the Court of Appeal.

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