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21 Mar
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US PE firm Sycamore considering bid for Ted Baker

Shares of Ted Baker surged on Friday after US private equity firm Sycamore Partners confirmed it is in the early stages of considering a possible cash offer for the London-listed fashion retailer.

19 Mar
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Week ahead: Ukraine, UK CPI, Fedspeak in focus

Investors' attention over the coming week will continue to be fixated on the war in Ukraine, even though hopes that a ceasefire might be implemented relatively quickly appear to have been dampened.

18 Mar
Europe close: Stocks end higher for a second week in a row

European shares finished a tad higher on Friday even as Russia started shelling cities in western Ukraine and peace talks appeared to be making slow progress.

18 Mar
FTSE 250 movers: Financials, Softcat lead index as it recovers pre-invasion levels

Financials did best out on the second-tier index as the domestically-focused benchmark notched up a second consecutive week of gains, finishing above where it stood the day before Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

18 Mar
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London close: Energy plays temper gains as Russian attacks continue

London stocks managed to finish above the line on Friday, as investors digested reports of further Russian attacks on infrastructure in western Ukraine, near to the border with Poland.

18 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week 249. 06 points higher, closing at 7,404. 73 on Friday.

18 Mar
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Broker tips: Softcat, C&C Group, Jet2

Berenberg upgraded IT infrastructure and services provider Softcat on Friday to 'buy' from 'hold' and reiterated its 1,900. 0p price target on the stock.

18 Mar
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FTSE 100 movers: Home construction, Financial stocks pace gains

Home construction stocks were pacing gains on the stock market at the end of the week, benefitting from the tail-wind of the Bank of England's policy meeting the day before, which saw rate-setters temper their outlook for interest rates.

18 Mar
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US existing home sales fall short of forecasts in February

Existing home sales in the US undershot economists' forecasts last month due to "major challenge" posed by falling home affordability.

18 Mar
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US open: Mixed start to trading as Russia-Ukraine conflict remains in focus

Wall Street trading got off to a mixed start on Friday as the S&P 500 looked set to try and extend its recent rally yet another day.

18 Mar
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US pre-open: Futures point to losses following Thursday's solid gains

Wall Street futures were in the red ahead of the bell on Friday following the S&P 500's three-day rally.

18 Mar
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Director dealings: Essensys CEO increases holding, Morgan Sindall director covers tax bill

Software company Essensys featured at the top of the list of buyers on Friday, after it disclosed a series of purchases that took its CEO’s interest in the company to almost 31%.

18 Mar
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Asiamet taps Darryn McClelland as its new chief executive

Asiamet Resources announced the appointment of Darryn McClelland as its chief executive officer on Friday.

18 Mar
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Mobile Streams acquires remaining 51pc of KrunchData

Content and data company Mobile Streams has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 51% of KrunchData, it announced on Friday, on the terms it announced in March last year.

18 Mar
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W Resources restarts La Parrilla after extended shutdown

Portugal and Spain-focussed tungsten, tin and gold miner W Resources said on Friday that, following its maintenance shutdown, production at the La Parrilla mine in Spain had now restarted.

18 Mar
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Duke Royalty makes follow-on investment in Canada's Creo-Tech

Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty announced a follow-on investment of CAD 10. 3m (£6. 2m) into existing royalty partner Creō-Tech Industrial Group on Friday.

18 Mar
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Agronomics joins Alternative Proteins Association as founding member

Cellular agriculture investor Agronomics has joined the Alternative Proteins Association (APA) as a founding member, it announced on Friday, following the association’s launch at the Houses of Parliament on 15 March.

18 Mar
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Bezant upbeat on approval renewal over Mankayan Project

Copper-gold explorer and developer Bezant said on Friday that the Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau has renewed Crescent Mining Development Corporation's mineral production sharing agreement for a second 25-year term, with effect from 12 November 2021.

18 Mar
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Goldplat reports 'excellent' first half as profits rise

South Africa and Ghana-focussed gold producer Goldplat reported an “excellent result” in its first half on Friday, with operating profit rising 28% year-on-year to £3. 33m.

18 Mar
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Cenkos lifts dividend after strong full-year performance

Stockbroker Cenkos Securities reported an 19% improvement in revenue in its annual results on Friday, to £37. 2m, as the board lifted the final dividend by more than a fifth.

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