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05 Apr
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Europe close: Stocks end on mixed note

European shares ended on a mixed note following the release of softer than expected readings for services sector activity on either side of the Atlantic.

05 Apr
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US services sector activity slows sharply in March, ISM says

A closely followed gauge of services sector activity in the States slowed sharply last month.

05 Apr
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Broker tips: Direct Line, Ten Entertainment, Fulham Shore

Direct Line surged on Wednesday after a double upgrade to 'buy' from 'sell' at Citi, which said that its industry channel checks give it more confidence on 2023 motor earnings.

05 Apr
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London close: Stocks mixed as investors weigh UK, US data

London markets closed with mixed results on Wednesday, as investors balanced positive news on the UK services sector against concerns over a potential US slowdown.

05 Apr
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Director dealings: Next director makes share sale

Next revealed on Wednesday that merchandise and operations director Richard Papp had disposed of 5,300 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed clothing retailer.

05 Apr
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Harbour Energy to cut 350 onshore jobs

Harbour Energy said on Wednesday that it plans to cut around 350 jobs, pinning the blame on the government’s energy windfall tax.

05 Apr
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FTSE 100 movers: Utilities on the rise; RS Group falls after results

London’s FTSE 100 was 0. 3% firmer at 7,660. 12 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

05 Apr
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US open: Stocks mixed as investors digest multiple data points

Wall Street stocks were in the red at the opening bell on Wednesday, with interest rate and energy price concerns remaining in focus as traders digested a number of data points.

05 Apr
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US services sector PMI picks up in March, S&P Global says

Services sector activity in the States picked up last month as new order growth resumed and output grew at its fastest clip since the previous month of June, the results of a survey revealed.

05 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: Direct Line surges, Hilton Foods off the menu

FTSE 250: 18,602. 68, -1. 13% at 1335 GMT.

05 Apr
UK ministers suspend contact with CBI after sexual misconduct claims

The UK government has suspended meetings with the Confederation of British Industry, after allegations of sexual misconduct by staff at the business lobby group.

05 Apr
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Arecor Therapeutics appoints new chief business officer

Biopharmaceutical company Arecor Therapeutics announced the appointment of Dr Manjit Rahelu as its chief business officer on Wednesday.

05 Apr
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Talks between Royal Mail and CWU end without agreement

Talks between union bosses and Royal Mail have ended without an agreement following 11 months of negotiations.

05 Apr
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Shore Capital downgrades Fulham Shore to 'hold' following Toridoll bid

Analysts at Shore Capital Markets downgraded Franco Manca owner Fulham Shore from 'buy' to 'hold' on Wednesday after the group received an all-cash offer from Japanese conglomerate Toridoll.

05 Apr
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US private sector hiring slows more than expected in March, ADP says

Private sector hiring in the US slowed last month, the results of a survey revealed.

05 Apr
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Vodafone's Spanish unit attracting takeover interest - report

Vodafone’s Spanish business is reportedly attracting takeover interest from potential buyers.

05 Apr
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Avacta doses first patient in higher-dose oncology cohort

Life sciences company Avacta Group announced that it had dosed the first patient in the fifth cohort of the first-in-human phase one trial of its innovative oncology drug ‘AVA6000’ on Wednesday.

05 Apr
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Zoo Digital acquires remaining 49pc of Korea operation

Localisation and media service specialist Zoo Digital announced the acquisition of the remaining 49% stake in Zoo Korea on Wednesday, having acquired a majority 51% equity in March last year.

05 Apr
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Serica Energy upbeat on latest reserve estimates

Serica Energy announced the results of independent estimates of oil and gas reserves for both the Serica and Tailwind groups of companies on Wednesday, as at 31 December.

05 Apr
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US pre-open: Futures trade lower ahead of data

Wall Street futures were in the red before the opening bell on Wednesday as interest rate and energy price concerns remained in focus ahead of the publication of multiple data points.

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