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17 Mar
Europe midday: Shares power ahead on Ukraine peace hopes, China stimulus

European stocks continued their surge at midday on Wednesday, driven by hopes that peace talks to end the Ukraine war were making positive progress as investors also eyed a meeting of the US Federal Reserve for an interest rate rise.

16 Mar
Sector movers: Autos&Parts and Personal goods pace gains on hopes for Ukraine peace, China stimulus

Automobile & Parts continued to be buffeted by the headlines coming out of Ukraine, although in this case to the upside.

16 Mar
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Fed raises rates, sees six more hikes in 2022

The US central bank hiked interest rates as expected and said it was now clear that rates needed to be raised and that balance sheet run-off should begin.

16 Mar
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Thursday preview: Bank of England, Cineworld in the spotlight

Financial markets' attention on Thursday will be on the Bank of England, even as investors keep a wary eye trained on events in Ukraine.

16 Mar
Europe close: Stocks surge on hopes for Ukraine-Russia talks

European stocks surged on Wednesday and finished near their best levels of the session on hopes that peace talks to end the Ukraine war would succeed, even as investors also eyed a meeting of the US Federal Reserve for an interest rate rise.

16 Mar
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London close: Stocks higher on sentiment around Ukraine, China

London stocks closed in positive territory on Wednesday, after a solid Asia session boosted sentiment earlier, as investors eyed the latest policy announcement from the US Federal Reserve.

16 Mar
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Endeavour Mining names Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as chairman designate

Africa-focussed mining firm Endeavour Mining revealed on Wednesday that it had tapped Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan to take over as chairman, effective 24 May.

16 Mar
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FTSE 250 movers: Bytes Technology rallies on update; Centamin falls

London’s FTSE 250 was up 3. 1% at 20,893. 03 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

16 Mar
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Broker tips: Smith & Nephew, Devolver Digital, Made.com

RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage of medical products manufacturer Smith & Nephew at 'outperform' on Wednesday with a 1,700. 0p price target.

16 Mar
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FTSE 100 movers: Polymetal shines; Avast slumps on CMA probe

London’s FTSE 100 was up 1. 5% at 7,283. 22 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

16 Mar
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US open: Stocks trade higher on potential breakthrough in ceasefire talks

Wall Street stocks were firmly in the green early on Wednesday as market participants awaited the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision with bated breath and digested news that an end to the Russia-Ukraine conflict may be on the horizon.

16 Mar
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Director dealings: Two Pru directors invest, Smart Metering chair saves holding

Prudential disclosed two purchases made by non-executive directors on Wednesday, landing itself on the list of director buys.

16 Mar
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IOG achieves first gas at Elgood and Blythe

UK gas and infrastructure operator IOG announced first gas from the Elgood field in the southern North Sea on Wednesday - part of the first phase of its Saturn Banks Project.

16 Mar
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ADNOC lifts suspension on Petrofac, shares surge

Oilfield services provider Petrofac surged on Wednesday after Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) lifted a suspension on the company that prevented it from competing for new contracts.

16 Mar
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Ukraine and Russia draw-up neutrality plan, FT reports

Russia and Ukraine have drawn up a neutrality plan to end the war after making significant progress, including on a cease-fire and the withdrawal of Russian troops.

16 Mar
CMA clears Sony’s $430m acquisition of AWAL

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared Sony Music’s $430m acquisition of independent record label AWAL.

16 Mar
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Russia faces historic default as sanctions bite

Russia is poised to default on its debts for the first time since the 1990s, it was reported on Wednesday, as economic and financial sanctions began to bite.

16 Mar
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Bradda Head gets conditional permission to drill at Eureka

North America-focussed developer Bradda Head Lithium has received conditional permission to begin a drilling programme at its Eureka project in Nevada, it announced on Wednesday.

16 Mar
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Angling Direct completes Brexit-proofing as Dutch warehouse opens

Fishing tackle and equipment retailer Angling Direct announced on Wednesday that its new European distribution centre was now fully operational, and shipping to customers across the European Union.

16 Mar
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Cora Gold starts new drilling programme at Sanankoro

West Africa-focussed Cora Gold announced on Wednesday that resource drilling had now started at its Sanankoro Gold Project in southern Mali.

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