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13 Jul
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CMA says Microsoft can table a restructured takeover offer for Activision

The Competition and Markets Authority opened the door to a possible approval of Microsoft's takeover of videogame maker Activision Blizzard.

12 Jul
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Thursday preview: UK GDP, US producer prices in the spotlight

Financial markets' focus on Thursday was expected to shift a bit back towards the UK.

12 Jul
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US CPI gains slow further in June

Cost of living increases in the States continued to ebb last month, including at the so-called 'core' level.

12 Jul
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Europe close: Stocks extend advance on news out of China, U.S.

European shares pushed higher as Chinese President Xi Jinping for a greater opening up of the Asian giant's economy.

12 Jul
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Tyman to buy US-based Lawrence for up to $69.5m

Tyman said on Wednesday that it has agreed to buy US-based Lawrence, a designer, manufacturer and retailer of high-performance composite hardware for sliding and hung windows, for up to $69. 5m.

12 Jul
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London close: Stocks surge as US inflation undershoots expectations

Equity markets in London finished Wednesday well into the green, bolstered by inflation data from the US that came in below predictions.

12 Jul
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US open: Stocks gain after downside June CPI surprise

Wall Street got a boost in the middle of the week from a softer-than-expected reading on the cost of living in the US.

12 Jul
Bank of Canada hikes rates by 25 basis points

The Bank of Canada lifted interest rates on Wednesday by 25 basis points to 5% - the highest level in 22 years.

12 Jul
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FTSE 100 movers: Miners gain; IAG hit by downgrade

London’s FTSE 100 was up 1. 7% at 7,404. 73 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

12 Jul
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Broker tips: Bunzl, Pearson

RBC Capital Markets downgraded Bunzl on Wednesday to ‘underperform’ from ‘sector perform’ and cut the price target to 2,550p from 2,850p as it said deflationary forces are building.

12 Jul
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Live Company inks streaming deal for K-pop concert

Live Company announced a collaboration with Veeps on Wednesday, to facilitate the live streaming of its Madrid KPOP LUX concert.

12 Jul
FTSE 250 movers: Cheers for 'Spoons; Bytes Tech slips

Shares in pub chain JD Wetherspoon surged as it held annual profit guidance on the back of an 11% rise in recent sales as customers looked for value amid soaring alcoholic drink and food prices.

12 Jul
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Director dealings: Paragon non-exec invests, CentralNic board member linked to sale

Paragon Banking Group was among those on the list of buys on Wednesday, after a non-executive director and their associated invested in shares.

12 Jul
Wetherspoons shares surge as sales rise 11%

Shares in pub chain JD Wetherspoon surged as it held annual profit guidance on the back of an 11% rise in recent sales as customers looked for value amid soaring alcoholic drink and food prices.

12 Jul
Monzo considering deal for Nordic rival Lunar Group - report

Monzo Bank is reportedly exploring a potential combination with Nordic peer Lunar Group as it looks for ways to expand in Europe.

12 Jul
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Hotter Shoes owner Unbound racing to secure funding - report

Unbound - the owner of Hotter Shoes - is reportedly racing to secure emergency funding in an attempt to avoid falling into administration.

12 Jul
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Bidding battle ensues for ICG unit With Intelligence

A takeover battle has ensued over With Intelligence, the provider of financial data to hedge funds.

12 Jul
EU gives green light to Broadcom VMware deal

EU competition authorities have approved US chipmaker Broadcom's proposed $61bn takeover of cloud computing firm VMware after offering up remedies for rival Marvell Technology.

12 Jul
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Babcock wins £50m contract to support Ukraine military

Babcock said on Wednesday that it has been awarded a £50m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to support urgent operational requirements for Ukraine’s military land assets.

12 Jul
Europe midday: Stocks extend gains on US CPI hopes; Virgin Money surges

European shares extended gains as attention turned to US inflation data, widely tipped to show price pressures easing, spurring hopes that the Federal Reserve will ease its monetary tightening policy.

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