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22 Nov
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Thursday preview: UK and euro area PMIs, Jet2 in focus

Investors' attention on Thursday will be on a spate of survey results covering conditions in the manufacturing and services sectors in the UK and euro area during the month of November.

22 Nov
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Sector movers: Oil stocks skid after OPEC+ surprise

Weakness in the oil patch after OPEC+ delayed its next ministerial meeting amid a squabble over production quotas weighed on the FTSE 350.

22 Nov
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London close: Stocks mixed as investors digest Autumn Statement

London markets closed with a mixed performance on Wednesday, influenced by the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and big moves from the likes of Sage and Kingfisher.

22 Nov
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Europe close: Stocks finish higher after positive start on Wall Street

European stocks rose on Wednesday as a fairly muted reaction to the UK government's Autumn Budget was offset by Thanksgiving-fuelled positive start on Wall Street.

22 Nov
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Broker tips: JD Sports, HSBC, Videndum

Bank of America Merrill Lynch highlighted JD Sports' "superior market position" in a research note on Wednesday, which it said was not reflected in its current share price.

22 Nov
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Government could sell NatWest shares to retail investors, chancellor says

The UK chancellor has announced plans to sell off part of the government's stake in high street lender NatWest to retail investors in the coming year.

22 Nov
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Director dealings: Staffline chairman ups stake

Staffline revealed on Wednesday that a PCA of interim chairman Thomas Spain had acquired 2. 0m ordinary shares in the AIM-listed recruitment group.

22 Nov
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FTSE 250 movers: Johnson Matthey and Breedon impress with outlooks

Johnson Matthey was among the best performers of the day on the FTSE 250 after the chemicals group raised the outlook for its full-year underlying operating performance despite posting a drop in first-half sales and profit due to lower precious metal market prices.

22 Nov
Blackstone to buy UK software developer Civica

Asset manager Blackstone confirmed on Wednesday that it has agreed to buy software developer Civica from Partners Group for an undisclosed sum.

22 Nov
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US open: Stocks higher as investors seem to shrug off FOMC minutes

Wall Street stocks were in the green early on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting showed that monetary officials were in no rush to start cutting interest rates.

22 Nov
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US consumers' inflation expectations worsen in November, UoM says

Americans' confidence in the economy worsened in November, offset by improved attitudes regarding their personal finances.

22 Nov
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Weekly US jobless claims drop sharply

The U. S. jobs market tightened unexpectedly during the preceding week.

22 Nov
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Plant Health Care lowers revenue forecasts amid deteriorating market

Plant Health Care said in a trading update on Wednesday that market conditions in the broader agriculture sector had deteriorated over the year, particularly in recent months, leading to a downgrade in its expectations.

22 Nov
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Accrol hikes expectations after strong first half

Tissue conversion specialist Accrol reported a solid first-half performance in a trading update on Wednesday, having experienced continuous volume growth.

22 Nov
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Science Group cautious amid tougher trading environment

Science Group said in a trading update on Wednesday that it was optimistic that its adjusted operating profit for 2023 would meet expectations.

22 Nov
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FTSE 100 movers: Sage Group rallies on results; HSBC hit by downgrade

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 3% at 7,456. 99 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

22 Nov
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October durable goods orders drop in October

Orders for goods made to last more than three years staged a big drop last month, but only because of a downdraft in those for civilian aircraft and parts.

22 Nov
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Ariana Resources proceeding with Dokwe due diligence

Mineral explorer and developer Ariana Resources updated the market on the Dokwe Gold Project - a venture of Rockover Holdings - on Wednesday.

22 Nov
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Chancellor pledges '110 measures' to grow economy

The Chancellor has announced a raft of measures intended to boost business investment and grow the economy, including cutting business taxes and National Insurance.

22 Nov
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Berenberg lowers target price on Videndum following equity raise

Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on TV software and hardware maker Videndum from 1,055. 0p to 500. 0p on Wednesday following its completion of a fully underwritten £125. 0m gross equity raise a day earlier to reflect the group's latest trading and the impact of the equity injection.

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