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12 Oct
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US close: Stocks fall as inflation data fails to impress

US stock markets finished with moderate losses on Thursday, snapping four straight days of gains, after consumer price inflation failed to ease as expected last month, causing bond yields to surge.

12 Oct
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Sector movers: Big Oil, Pharma pace gains in mixed session

FTSE 350 stocks ended on a mixed note as U. S. consumer price data for September came in slightly ahead of forecasts.

12 Oct
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Friday preview: U.S: consumer confidence, Citigroup and Wells Fargo results due out

Financial markets' focus at the end of the week will likely continue to be very much on the U. S.

12 Oct
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Europe close: Stocks end mixed after U.S. CPI data

European equity markets finished on a mixed note on Thursday, dragged down by a higher-than-expected reading on U. S. consumer prices.

12 Oct
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London close: Stocks mixed as US inflation comes in slightly hot

London markets ended with a mixed outcome on Thursday, as investors digested a fresh inflation reading out of the US, as well as a slight uptick in the UK economy.

12 Oct
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Halfords surges on takeover speculation

Halfords shares surged on Thursday after markets blog Betaville reported in one of its 'uncooked alerts’ that the motoring and cycling products retailer was at the centre of takeover speculation.

12 Oct
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Director dealings: Midwich finance director ups stake

Midwich Group revealed on Thursday that finance director Stephen Lamb had acquired 4,901 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed audio-visual distributor.

12 Oct
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Broker tips: Johnson Matthey, Entain, 888

Berenberg downgraded Johnson Matthey on Thursday to 'hold' from 'buy' as it cut its price target on the stock to 1,650. 0p from 2,200. 0p, saying the stock was "interesting, but no longer compelling".

12 Oct
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US open: Stocks mixed after higher-than-expected CPI print

US stocks were trading on a mixed note on Thursday following the release of a slightly stronger-than-expected reading on consumer prices due to higher electricity and rent costs.

12 Oct
US CPI unchanged at 3.7% in September, higher than expected

US inflation was unchanged in September from a month earlier, according to figures released on Thursday by the Bureau of Labour Statistics.

12 Oct
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US jobless claims unchanged over latest week

Companies in the U. S. continued to hold onto staff during the preceding week.

12 Oct
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FTSE 250 movers: Mitchells & Butlers gains; Mobico tanks

London’s FTSE 250 was flat at 17,869. 91 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

12 Oct
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FTSE 100 movers: BP gushes higher; Taylor Wimpey goes ex-div

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% at 7,653. 85 in afternoon trade on Thursday.

12 Oct
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Former Barclays boss Jes Staley banned over Epstein scandal

The former chief executive of Barclays has been banned and fined nearly £2m by the City watchdog over his relationship with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

12 Oct
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Block Energy average production slips in third quarter

Georgia-focussed oil and gas company Block Energy reported an average production of 630 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in its third quarter on Thursday, slightly below the second quarter’s 664 boepd.

12 Oct
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Berenberg downgrades Johnson Matthey to ‘hold’

Berenberg downgraded Johnson Matthey on Thursday to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ as it cut the price target to 1,650p from 2,200p, saying the were "interesting, but no longer compelling".

12 Oct
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Windward reports series of contract wins

Maritime artificial intelligence (AI) company Windward reported a series of contract triumphs and renewals throughout its second half on Thursday, affirming a trading performance aligning with market anticipations for the year.

12 Oct
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Polar Capital reports small decline in assets under management

Specialist active asset manager Polar Capital reported a minor decline in assets under management (AuM) in its first half on Thursday.

12 Oct
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Acquisitions underpin first-half growth for FW Thorpe

Professional lighting specialist FW Thorpe reported a 23% rise in revenue in its final results on Thursday, amounting to £176. 7m, or a 10. 7% increase when excluding the impact from the acquisition of SchalLED and Zemper.

12 Oct
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Atalaya Mining upbeat on third quarter performance

Atalaya Mining said in an update on Thursday that it mined 3. 8 million tonnes of ore in its third quarter, consistent with the same period in 2022 and slightly below the 3. 9 million tonnes achieved in the second quarter of 2023.

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