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04 Mar
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Friday preview: Ukraine conflict, US jobs report in the spotlight

Investors will continue to carefully monitor the news-flow out of Ukraine, especially the latest news around an attack against Europe's largest nuclear reactor.

04 Mar
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Shoppers return to UK high streets in stormy February

Shoppers continued to return to UK high streets in February despite extreme weather as workers went back to offices, industry figures showed.

03 Mar
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US open: Stocks slip amid grim news out of Ukraine and oil sanctions debate

Wall Street's main market indices gave up early gains following the release of a mixed batch of economic data even as investors kept a wary eye on the latest developments in Ukraine.

03 Mar
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London close: Stocks firmly negative amid fresh Ukraine talks

London stocks finished deep in negative territory on Thursday, as investors waded through an avalanche of earnings news, and kept their eyes firmly on the invasion of Ukraine with both sides apparently meeting for further talks.

03 Mar
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Director dealings: Melrose directors invest after better-than-expected results

Melrose Industries found itself with several entries on the list of buyers on Thursday, disclosing four purchases made by its chairman and three non-executive directors.

03 Mar
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GCM Resources raises £2.13m for Phulbari development

Mining and energy company GCM Resources raised £2. 13m on Thursday, to be spent on developing its Phulbari coal and power project in Bangladesh.

03 Mar
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Downward trend in weekly US jobless claims resumes

The latest tally of weekly unemployment claims showed that the US job market continued to tighten.

03 Mar
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Hutchmed China losses widen as it appoints new CEO

Hutchmed China reported a 56% increase in total revenues in its full-year results on Thursday, to $356. 1m (£266. 17m), although its losses widened, as it announced the departure of its chief executive officer and the appointment of his replacement.

03 Mar
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Boohoo suspends sales into Russia

Online fashion conglomerate Boohoo Group confirmed on Thursday that it had suspended sales into Russia, in the wake of the country’s violent invasion of Ukraine.

03 Mar
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Greatland reports 'substantial increase' in Havieron resource

Greatland Gold reported a “substantial increase” in resource and reserve at Havieron on Thursday, after an additional 10 months of “consistently impressive” drilling results since the February 2021 drilling cut-off used for the last update.

03 Mar
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Credit Suisse downgrades Royal Mail, highlights parcel volume risks

Credit Suisse downgraded Royal Mail on Thursday to ‘underperform’ from ‘neutral’ and cut the price target to 345p from 558. 11p, citing 10% potential downside.

03 Mar
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FRP Advisory declares third quarter dividend of 0.8p

FRP Advisory Group declared an interim dividend of 0. 8p per share on Thursday, for its third quarter ended 31 January.

03 Mar
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Dotdigital warns of slowdown in growth in wake of pandemic

Marketing and customer engagement software company Dotdigital Group reported a 10% improvement in organic revenue in its interim results on Thursday, to £30. 9m, although its shares were sliding as it warned of a slowdown in growth going forward.

03 Mar
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Next Fifteen raises £50m to part-fund Engine UK acquisition

Consulting firm Next Fifteen Communications raised £50m before expenses on Thursday, to part-fund the acquisition of communications and creative business Engine UK.

03 Mar
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FTSE 250 movers: PageGroup in the red; Coats surges

London’s FTSE 250 was 0. 8% lower in afternoon trade on Thursday at 20,610. 97.

03 Mar
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FTSE 100 movers: Polymetal battered again; LSE sitting pretty

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 9% at 7,362. 55 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

03 Mar
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JPM assumes coverage of Upper Crust owner SSP at 'overweight'

JPMorgan Cazenove moved to an ‘overweight’ rating on SSP on Thursday following a period of restriction, with a 370p price target.

03 Mar
Unbound says Hotter Shoes trading in line

Unbound Group said its Hotter Shoes subsidiary was performing in line with expectations.

03 Mar
Diageo suspends exports to Russia, Ukraine

Drings conglomerate Diageo said it had paused exports to Ukraine and Russia, as the war between the two nations escalated.

03 Mar
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HICL Infrastructure on track to deliver cash-covered dividend

HICL Infrastructure said in an update on Thursday that it was on track to deliver a cash covered dividend for the year ending 31 March of 8. 25p per share, in line with its previous guidance.

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