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02 May
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Week ahead: Fed decision, US non-farm payrolls in focus

The market spotlight over the coming week would be on the US central bank's policy decision on Thursday.

28 Apr
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Europe close: Indices end mixed amid drag from banks

European shares were mostly higher on Friday as banking stocks fell out of favour and despite the eurozone defying expectations that it would enter recession due to the Ukraine war and higher energy prices.

28 Apr
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London close: Stocks finish April in risk-on mood

London stocks reversed course to finish the month of April on a positive note, despite the selling centred on lenders' shares after first-quarter earnings from NatWest failed to impress.

28 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 43. 53 points, or by 0. 55%, closing at 7,870. 57 on Friday.

28 Apr
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Expanding demand crucial to continuation of current recovery, Chinese Politburo says

China's Politburo said that expanding demand was crucial to sustaining the current recovery.

28 Apr
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US personal spending unchanged in March as price pressures ease

Personal incomes grew a tad more quickly than expected during the previous month, but spending was unchanged.

28 Apr
US consumer sentiment little changed in April - Uni Michigan

US consumer sentiment was little changed in April, according to a survey released on Friday by the University of Michigan.

28 Apr
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Director dealings: Learning Technologies CFO picks up some shares

Learning Technologies Group's chief financial officer, Kath Kearney-Croft, picked up some shares in the digital learning outfit.

28 Apr
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US employment costs rise slightly more quickly than expected in Q1

Employment costs for civilian workers in the US picked up a little at the start of 2023.

28 Apr
NatWest shares fall on deposit outflows, despite forecast-beating Q1 profit

Shares in NatWest fell in early London trade despite the UK bank reporting better-than-expected first-quarter profit driven by higher interest rates, although there was a sharp drop in deposits as customers chased better rates as incomes were squeezed by rising inflation.

28 Apr
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FTSE 100 movers: Pearson rallies, NatWest falls on results

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 3% at 7,857. 51 in afternoon trade on Friday.

28 Apr
Rotork sees FY slightly ahead as Q1 sales rise on strong order book

Specialist engineer Rotork said it expected adjusted operating profit to be slightly ahead of expectations driven by strong order intake.

28 Apr
28 Apr
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Broker tips: Dunelm, Persimmon, RWS Holdings

Deutsche Bank initiated coverage of homeware retailer Dunelm on Friday with a ‘buy’ rating and 1,313p price target, arguing that the recent de-rating is a buying opportunity.

28 Apr
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US open: Stocks reverse initial dip

Wall Street got off to a slightly lower start but then moved quickly into the green as investors digested a raft of economic data, including several key readings on inflation.

28 Apr
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German inflation slows more than expected in April

German inflation fell a little more than expected in April, according to preliminary figures released on Friday by Destatis.

28 Apr
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Renishaw downgrades full-year guidance

Renishaw downgraded its full-year outlook on Friday amid lower demand from the semiconductor and electronics sectors.

28 Apr
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ExxonMobil posts record Q1 earnings

ExxonMobil posted record first-quarter earnings on Friday amid higher output.

28 Apr
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Trade bodies move to fill gulf left by CBI - report

A group of heavyweight trade associations are in discussions to fill the gap left by the crisis engulfing the CBI, it was reported on Friday.

28 Apr
Co-op Bank profit, income rise on higher interest rates

Profits and income both jumped at the Co-operative Bank as it became the latest lender to benefit from higher interest rates and borrowing costs.

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