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Director dealings: Capita finance chief buys-in

Capita's finance chief, Patrick Butcher, picked up a large batch of stock in the troubled outsourcer on Thursday.

London close: Stocks finish on a mixed note amid pound weakness

London stocks finished on a mixed note on Thursday, with some investors visibly more nervous as they moved to discount increased risks of a hard Brexit.

Europe midday: Investor sentiment dampened by Brexit uncertainty

Stocks on the Continent were trading mostly lower with the market spotlight firmly on the UK as investors gear up for what might be a wholly 'hard' exit of Britain from the European Union at the end of next week.

March Philly Fed index continues to point to weakness

Perhaps the most widely-followed regional manufacturing gauge in the US rebounded sharply in March, but according to economists continued to point to an ongoing slowdown.

Initial weekly US jobless claims drop sharply

US jobless claims, one of the most closely-followed indicators of the health of the jobs market, dropped more sharply than expected over the preceding week.

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BoE stays put on policy, waiting for Brexit result

The Monetary Policy Committee chose to stay put on policy, continuing to guide markets towards gradual hikes in Bank Rate, even as it noted how uncertainty around Brexit might be distorting the signals coming from recent economic data.

20 Mar
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Thursday preview: EU Summit (Brexit) and MPC decision in focus

The market spotlight will continue to be firmly on all things Brexit on Thursday, as the European Union leaders' summit kicks-off in Strasbourg.

20 Mar
Europe close: Stocks slip ahead of US Fed policy announcement

Stocks on the Continent fell going into the US central bank's policy announcement on Wednesday evening, weighed down by very weak corporate updates coming from both sides of the Atlantic.

20 Mar
London close: Dip in pound fails to stem selling pressure

London stocks dipped on Wednesday, with a drop in sterling unable to stem the selling as investors were suddenly faced with the prospect of further key votes in Parliament on Brexit as soon as the following week.

20 Mar
US open: Stocks slip ahead of Fed policy announcement

Wall Street's main stockmarket gauges were moving lower on Wednesday as investors opt to stay on the sidelines ahead of the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.

20 Mar
Weekly US oil and gasoline inventories fall rapidly, DoE says

US crude oil inventories shrank sharply during the preceding week as exports and refinery activity picked up.

20 Mar
Dutch coalition government may lose Senate majority to eurosceptics

Holland's coalition government is at risk of losing its Senate majority in provincial elections due to be held on Wednesday evening as the Eurosceptic Forum for Democracy climbs in the polls.

20 Mar
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FedEx drops as quarterly growth overseas and at key division underwhelm

International courier services and air freight giant FedEx reported a sharp drop in both sales and profits for its third quarter, blaming its weaker-than-expected performance on its international arm.

20 Mar
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Europe midday: Shares lower amid torrent of negative corporate news

Stocks on the Continent are holding mostly lower, weighed down by very weak corporate updates coming from both sides of the Atlantic, even as investors wait on the results of the US central bank's policy meeting later in the day.

20 Mar
Bayer shares pummeled after ruling against firm's herbicide

Shares of Bayer were unwanted on Wednesday after a California jury issued a preliminary ruling against the German chemicals maker.

20 Mar
Europe open: German Dax pumeled by losses in Bayer and BMW

Stocks on the Continent have started the morning weaker, weighed down by very weak corporate updates coming from both sides of the Atlantic, even as investors wait on the results of the US central bank's policy meeting later in the day.

19 Mar
Commodities: Metals and energy eke out small gains as US dollar dips

Commodity prices edged higher on Tuesday, with base metals pacing gains as the Greenback drifted lower ahead of the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting.

19 Mar
Europe close: Stocks jump amid mixed readings on investor sentiment

Stocks on the Continent finished higher on the back of an unexpectedly strong reading on analyst sentiment towards Germany, helped by some positive headlines around Brexit and US-China trade talks.

19 Mar
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Wednesday preview: US Federal Reserve, Kingfisher and Genel in focus

Barring surprise developments on the Brexit front - or elsewhere - the market spotlight will shift towards the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday.

19 Mar
Peel Hunt downgrades Polypipe after full-year results

Analyst at Peel Hunt downgraded their recommendation on stock in Polypipe following the recent sharp run-up in the share price.