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24 Apr
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Week ahead: US inflation, BoJ meeting, US tech results in focus

Investors' focus on a backend loaded week was likely to continue to be on the US inflation picture, not least as Federal Reserve policymakers were due to meet just a few days afterwards on 2-3 May.

21 Apr
Europe close: Economic data buoys most regional benchmarks

European stocks were mostly higher on Friday on the back of survey data showing the eurozone economy strengthened in April.

21 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week up 42. 22 points, or 0. 54%, closing at 7,914. 13 on Friday.

21 Apr
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Sector movers: Miners pace losses at the end of the week

Miners paced losses at the end of the week as increased talk of a further interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve on 3 May weighed on metals' prices.

21 Apr
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Broker tips: Rio Tinto, Sureserve

Analysts at Berenberg reiterated their 'buy' rating on mining giant Rio Tinto on Friday after the group delivered a "fairly stable" first-quarter performance.

21 Apr
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London close: Stocks manage to end week positively

Stocks in London managed to close just above the waterline on Friday, buoyed by strong UK private sector output data as investors apparently shrugged off weak retail sales.

21 Apr
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Director dealings: Rentokil CEO offloads shares to fund property purchase

Rentokil Initial said on Friday that chief executive Andy Ransom had disposed of 1. 025m ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed business services group.

21 Apr
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FTSE 100 movers: Dowlais gains; miners in the red

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 2% at 7,915. 22 in afternoon trade on Friday.

21 Apr
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BofA says Stoxx 600 may fall 20% by early Q4

Equity strategists at Bank of America reiterated their 'negative' view on European stocks, predicting that the Stoxx 600 was set to tumble.

21 Apr
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US open: Stocks mixed as earnings remain in focus

Major indices were mixed early on Friday as a week of earnings gets set to draw to a close.

21 Apr
Network International shares surge on rival 400p proposal from Brookfield

Shares in payments firm Network International surged on Friday after it confirmed it had received a “highly preliminary” rival 400p a share cash offer from Canada's Brookfield Asset Management.

21 Apr
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US factory and services activity reaccelerated unexpectedly in April, S&P Global says

Economic activity in the US reaccelerated unexpectedly in April, the results of two surveys revealed.

21 Apr
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Belligerent UK deputy PM Raab quits after bullying findings

UK deputy prime minister and Justice Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned after he was found to have bullied and harassed civil servants.

21 Apr
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SSE appoints Barry O'Regan as new CFO

SSE said on Friday that it was appointing Barry O'Regan as chief financial officer and as an executive director with effect from 1 December.

21 Apr
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Berenberg reiterates 'buy' rating on Rio Tinto

Analysts at Berenberg reiterated their 'buy' rating on mining giant Rio Tinto on Friday after the group delivered a "fairly stable" first-quarter performance.

21 Apr
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Crisis deepens at CBI after second rape allegation

Two insurers announced on Friday that they were quitting the Confederation of British as the crisis engulfing the business lobby group deepened after a second rape allegation.

21 Apr
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AJ Bell appoints Fiona Clutterbuck as non-exec chair

AJ Bell said on Friday that it has appointed Fiona Clutterbuck as non-executive chair with effect from 1 May.

21 Apr
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Postal workers to be balloted as Royal Mail reaches deal with CWU

A longstanding scuffle between Royal Mail and the Communications Workers Union (CWU) looked set to be coming to an end on Friday, with International Distributions Services announcing that it had reached an agreement with the CWU’s Postal Executive Committee.

21 Apr
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Triple Point Social Housing lessee hit with enforcement notice

Triple Point Social Housing updated the market in response to an enforcement notice issued by the Regulator of Social Housing on Friday, to one of its registered providers, Auckland Home Solutions.

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