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22 Apr
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Surging prices see consumer confidence near historic lows

Rising costs and an uncertain geopolitical world has taken a further toll on consumer confidence in the UK, with fresh data released on Friday putting sentiment at record lows.

21 Apr
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Friday preview: Global PMIs, UK retail sales

The spotlight in financial markets at the end of the week will be on a barrage of Purchasing Managers' Indices due out in the UK, US and euro area.

21 Apr
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Europe close: Risk asset extend rally

European shares were mostly higher on Thursday as a big earnings surprise out of US electric vehicle maker investors Tesla boosted risk appetite across the world.

21 Apr
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London close: Miners send FTSE to a negative finish

London stocks were mixed at the close on Thursday, with miners leading the top-flight index below the line in late trading, as investors eyed key speeches from central bank officials.

21 Apr
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Credit Suisse hikes target for Bunzl as inflation boosts sales

Analysts at Credit Suisse bumped-up their target price for shares of distribution products and services specialist Bunzl on the back of its recent above-trend growth in sales on the back of inflation, from 2,900. 0p to 3,050. 0p.

21 Apr
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Broker tips: Rio Tinto, Volex

Analysts at Berenberg downgraded mining giant Rio Tinto from 'buy' to 'hold' on Thursday, stating steel demand headlines had tempered sentiment.

21 Apr
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FTSE 250 movers: Ibstock rallies after update; Rank retreats

London’s FTSE 250 was up 0. 7% at 21,230. 39 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

21 Apr
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Musk secures funding for Twitter takeover plan

Tesla owner Elon Musk has secured $46. 5bn in funding commitments for his proposed $43bn takeover of social media company Twitter.

21 Apr
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NewRiver REIT portfolio returns to growth

NewRiver REIT said in an update on Thursday that its portfolio returned to capital growth in its second half, with its independent valuers reporting 2. 5% capital growth.

21 Apr
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US open: Stocks open higher amid jobless claims, earnings

Wall Street stocks were in the green early on Thursday as market participants thumbed over earnings from Tesla and this week's jobless claims data.

21 Apr
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FTSE 100 movers: IAG flies higher; miners in the red

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% at 7,637. 23 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

21 Apr
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US factory activity slows in April, Philly Fed says

Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region slowed in April amid faster price gains, the results of a closely-followed survey showed.

21 Apr
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Director dealings: Hilton Food chair makes £1.2m sale, Northbridge director's firm invests

Northbridge Industrial Services was at the top of the list of director buys on Thursday, after disclosing two purchases linked to a non-executive director.

21 Apr
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Initial US jobless claims hold near cycle lows

First time jobless claims in the US held near their cycle lows during the past week.

21 Apr
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Philip Morris lowers FY guidance as Russian exit weighs on operations

Philip Morris lowered full-year earnings forecasts on Thursday as the tobacco giant said it had been impacted by the pullback of its Russian operations, higher costs and a slower-than-expected recovery in its Asian duty-free business.

21 Apr
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Brickability ends financial year above market expectations

Brickability Group lifted its expectations for the year just ended on Thursday, after a “very strong” fourth quarter.

21 Apr
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Berenberg lowers National Grid to 'hold'

Analysts at Berenberg downgraded National Grid from 'buy' to 'hold' on Thursday, stating the stock was 'high enough for now'.

21 Apr
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Ixico selected for Huntington's disease detection study

Artificial intelligence (AI) neuroimaging company Ixico announced on Thursday that it has been selected by a new client to support a global prospective observational study, assessing participants for the early detection of Huntington's disease (HD).

21 Apr
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Shell turning to China to offload Russian business - report

Shell is reportedly looking to China as it looks to offload its Russian business.

21 Apr
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Strategic Minerals gets 10-year extension to Redmoor licence

Strategic Minerals announced on Thursday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Cornwall Resources (CRL) has signed a 10-year extension to its Redmoor exploration licence agreement.

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