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15 Aug
FTSE 250 movers: TBC Bank on the up, 888 Holdings slumps

The FTSE 250 was up 0. 26% at 20,297. 84 at 1520 BST.

13 Aug
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Week ahead: China activity data, US retail sales in the spotlight

Investors will be asked to digest a steady stream of economic data over the coming week with data releases in the US possibly having to vie with those out of China for their attention this time around.

12 Aug
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Europe close: Stocks end week on a slightly higher note

European shares were slightly higher on Friday as strong eurozone industrial production survey data was tempered by forecasts of a weaker second half of the year.

12 Aug
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London close: Stocks higher ahead of key data next week

London stocks managed a positive finish on Friday after data showed the UK economy contracted a touch less than expected in the second quarter.

12 Aug
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week 61. 65 points higher, closing Friday’s session at 7,500. 89.

12 Aug
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Broker tips: the Gym Group, Coca-Cola HBC

Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on fitness centre operator the Gym Group from 290. 0p to 180. 0p on Friday and said it was "staying on the sidelines" as far as the stock was concerned.

12 Aug
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Deutsche Bank hikes target price on Coca-Cola HBC

Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their target price on bottling company Coca-Cola HBC from 2,525. 0p to 2,600. 0p on Friday, stating the stock was "still going cheap" despite recent strong growth.

12 Aug
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Investors moving back into credit, banks and technology catch a bid, BofA says

Investors moved back into credit and to a lesser extent into banking and technology stocks over the preceding week, BofA Securities strategists said.

12 Aug
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Sequoia NAV improves through July

Specialist infrastructure debt investor Sequoia said in an update on Friday that its net asset value increased to 97. 21p per share at the end of July, from 96. 52p on 30 June.

12 Aug
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AEW UK buys Glasgow asset after completing two disposals

AEW UK REIT announced on Friday that the sale of its ownership at Eastpoint Business Park in Oxford completed on 8 August, for £29m.

12 Aug
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US open: Major indices on track for winning week

Wall Street stocks opened higher on Friday, putting major indices on track to close out the week in the green.

12 Aug
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Johnson & Johnson to cease global production of talc powder

US consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson will making and selling talc-based baby powder around the world, the company said on Friday.

12 Aug
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US consumer confidence improves a bit more than expected in July, University of Michigan says

Consumer confidence in the US improved a bit more than anticipated last month, albeit from June's all-time record low.

12 Aug
Frasers Group sells 'some' retail parks for £205m

Frasers Group said it has completed the sale of some retail parks for £205 million.

12 Aug
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US import prices fall by more than expected in July

The cost of goods in the US that were purchased overseas dropped more sharply than expected last month, dragged lower by a fall in imported fuel prices.

12 Aug
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FTSE 100 movers: Flutter flies higher; Kingfisher hit by downgrade

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% at 7,493. 40 in afternoon trade on Friday.

12 Aug
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Director dealings: ProCook chief spends £0.21m on half a million shares

ProCook shares were on their way down on Friday afternoon, after it emerged that its chief executive spent more than £0. 21m on shares.

12 Aug
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Octopus Renewables agrees to buy 51pc of Scottish wind farm

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust has agreed to acquire a 51% interest in the Crossdykes Onshore Wind Farm, it announced on Friday, with the remaining 49% being acquired by another Octopus-managed fund.

12 Aug
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Mondi agrees £1.3bn sale of its biggest Russian asset

Mondi has entered into an agreement to sell its most significant facility in Russia, Mondi Syktyvkar, together with two affiliated entities, it announced on Friday.

12 Aug
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Argo Group losses widen amid 'devastating' bond markets

Bermuda-domiciled specialty insurance underwriter Argo reported first-half revenue of $1. 3m on Friday, down from $1. 7m a year ago.

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