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09 Jul
Friday newspaper round-up: UK economic growth, Elon Musk, Lukoil

Britain’s economic growth will halve this year as a result of soaring inflation, hefty tax rises and the destabilising shock from the war in Ukraine, a leading business lobby group has warned. In the first major forecast of the UK economy since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said it expected an inflation rate of 8% to cut disposable incomes in 2022, putting the brakes on the recovery from the pandemic. - Guardian.

10 Mar
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Vladimir Lukin quits TUI board in response to Russia sanctions

Holiday giant TUI said Vladimir Lukin has resigned from the supervisory board as a shareholder representative in response to sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

04 Mar
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Europe close: Stocks plunge after news that Ukrainian nuclear plant was shelled

European shares plunged on Friday after Russian troops seized a Ukrainian nuclear plant after shelling it and setting a building in the complex on fire.

04 Mar
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London close: Stocks slide amid grim headlines coming out of Ukraine

London stocks had tumbled on Friday after news that Russia had seized a nuclear power plant in Ukraine after shelling it overnight.

04 Mar
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Director dealings: Virgin Money finance chief picks up some shares

Virgin Money UK's finance chief, Clifford Abrahams, waded in to pick up some shares in the lender following recent widespread selling in the sector on the back of the conflict in Ukraine.

04 Mar
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Asia close: Widespread selling as conflict in Ukraine escalates

Stocks across the Asia-Pacific region fell back as the conflict in Ukraine escalated.

04 Mar
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US open: Investors take risk off the table ahead of potentially grim weekend

Stocks on Wall Street came under renewed selling pressure at the end of the week as traders opted to take some risk off the table ahead of a headline-prone weekend given the grim situation in Ukraine.

04 Mar
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FTSE 250 movers: Petropavlovsk takes a beating; Morgan Advanced rallies

London’s FTSE 250 was 3% lower at 19,486. 03 9 in afternoon trade on Friday.

04 Mar
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US non-farm payroll growth accelerates unexpectedly in February, wages slow

Growth in US non-farm payrolls accelerated unexpectedly last month, led by hiring in the Leisure and Hospitality as well as in the Education and Health Services sectors.

04 Mar
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FTSE 100 movers: Smurfit slumps; Evraz, Polymetal bounce back

London’s FTSE 100 was down 2. 5% at 7,057. 38 in afternoon trade on Friday.

04 Mar
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BlueRock Diamonds sells four gem quality stones for $460,000

AIM-listed BlueRock Diamonds said on Friday that it sold four gem quality stones in February for $460,000 and that the current geopolitical situation could lead to more shortages of rough diamonds.

04 Mar
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US pre-open: Futures point lower ahead of jobs report and after sharp selling in Europe

Wall Street futures are pointing to a further drop for US stocks following a slide in Asian and European indices overnight following news that the largest nuclear reactor in Europe was attacked by Russian forces.

04 Mar
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JD Sports ceases trading in Russia

JD Sports become the latest in a growing list of companies on Friday to announce that it had stopped trading in Russia.

04 Mar
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London midday: FTSE plunges as Russia seizes Ukraine nuclear plant

London stocks had tumbled by midday on Friday on news that Russia had seized a nuclear power plant in Ukraine after shelling it overnight.

04 Mar
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Europe midday: Shares plunge as Russia shells, grabs nuclear plant

European shares plunged on Friday after Russian troops seized a Ukrainian nuclear plant after shelling it and setting a building in the complex on fire.

04 Mar
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Bitcoin heads back to $40,000 amid sanctions and the attack on Ukrainian nuclear power plant

The cryptocurrency market is being driven by stock market declines on Friday as investors are once again pressured by risk aversion after the Russia-Ukraine war has taken on a new dimension. The attack on the Zaporiyia nuclear power plant earlier this morning has put the international community on high alert for what Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelensky has called Russia's "nuclear terrorism," which is having a knock-on effect on the markets.

04 Mar
LSE suspends trading in more Russian companies

The London Stock Exchange on Friday suspended trading of another seven Russia-based companies, including Etalon Group, Sistema and Magnit.

04 Mar
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UK construction sector output grows at fastest pace in eight months

The UK construction sector grew at its fastest pace in eight months in February, rebounding from the recent Omicron hit, according to a survey released on Friday.

04 Mar
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Europe open: Stocks lower as Russia shells, captures Ukraine nuclear plant

European shares were on the slide again at the open on Friday after Russian troops seized a Ukrainian nuclear plant after shelling it and setting a building in the complex on fire.

04 Mar
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UK Feb car regs up 15% as SMMT calls for VAT cut on EV charge points

UK new car registrations rose by 15% year on year in February, reflecting the easing of Covid restrictions, as an industry body called on the government to cut VAT on electric vehicle charge points in the face of soaring energy prices.

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