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05 Aug
Weekly review

The FTSE ended the week 16. 31 points higher at 7,439. 74.

05 Aug
Director dealings: JLEN chair spends £76k on shares

JLEN Environmental Assets disclosed a director purchase worth over £76k on Friday, made by its non-executive chair.

05 Aug
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Asia report: Stocks rise as RBA hikes inflation forecast

Stock markets closed higher in Asia on Friday, as investors brushed off ongoing military drills being carried out by China in an apparent response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan earlier in the week.

05 Aug
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Hot weather, higher prices see retail footfall decline

A hot July and higher price tags saw Brits making less visits to shops last month, according to fresh industry data on Friday, with total UK retail footfall decreasing 14. 2% over the pre-Covid comparative period in 2019.

04 Aug
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London close: Stocks maintain gains after BoE confirms big rate hike

London stocks managed a positive finish on Thursday, after the Bank of England announced its biggest rate hike in 27 years in a bid to tackle surging inflation.

04 Aug
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Director dealings: Robert Walters non-execs named in two transactions

Specialist recruiter Robert Walters disclosed two director buys on Thursday, with the first being the wife of non-executive director Matt Ashley.

04 Aug
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Supply issues continue hammering UK new car registrations

UK new car registrations fell further in July amid ongoing supply issues, with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reporting 9% fewer registrations year-on-year, to 112,162 units.

04 Aug
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The Gym Group records 'strong' first half recovery

Fitness centre operator The Gym Group reported a “strong” financial recovery in its first half on Thursday, with group adjusted EBITDA less normalised rent swinging to £17m from a loss of £8. 1m year-on-year.

04 Aug
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Asia report: Stocks rise as investors move on from Pelosi visit

Stock markets in Asia were in the green on Thursday, with technology plays in Hong Kong back in focus after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed from a geopolitically hot visit to Taiwan.

04 Aug
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ConvaTec confirms guidance after strong H1 revenue growth

ConvaTec reported “strong” revenue growth in its first half on Thursday, up 3. 6% on a reported basis to $1. 05bn, 8% on a constant currency basis, and 6. 4% on an organic basis, with “positive performances” across all of its divisions.

04 Aug
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Centamin watching costs after 'strong' first half

Centamin reported first half revenue of $382m in its interim report on Thursday, up 4% year-on-year, from gold sales of 203,587 ounces at an average realised gold price of $1,872 per ounce.

04 Aug
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Hikma cuts guidance on lagging generics business

Hikma shares were tumbling on Thursday morning after the pharmaceuticals company reported flat group revenue in its first half, at $1. 21bn, as it slashed its guidance on its lagging generics business.

03 Aug
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London close: Stocks stronger ahead of Thursday's BoE decision

London stocks closed above the waterline on Wednesday, as investors mulled the latest reading on the UK services sector ahead of the Bank of England’s scheduled policy announcement on Thursday.

03 Aug
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Director dealings: Haleon non-execs spend over £0.5m between them

Consumer products giant Haleon found itself on the list of director deals on Wednesday, after two of its non-executive directors bought more than half a million pounds worth of shares between them.

03 Aug
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Kefi reports further licensing progress in Saudi Arabia

Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia-focussed gold and copper explorer and developer Kefi announced positive licensing progress on the Jibal Qutman project on Wednesday, as well as the award of two further exploration licences through its Gold and Minerals (G&M) joint venture in Saudi Arabia.

03 Aug
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Proteome reaches milestone in launch of proteomics service

Proteome Sciences has completed its next milestone towards the launch of ‘single cell proteomics’ services, it announced on Wednesday, dubbed ‘SysQuant SCP’.

03 Aug
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Orcadian strikes farm-out deal with Carrick Resources

North Sea-focussed oil and gas developer Orcadian Energy has executed a formal agreement with Carrick Resources for a sub-area of licence P2320, it announced on Wednesday, which covers the Carra prospect.

03 Aug
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First Property leases another 9pc of Gdynia office building

Property fund manager and investor First Property Group has leased a further 1,115 square metres, or 9% of the net internal area, of its office building in Gdynia, Poland, it announced on Wednesday.

03 Aug
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Premier African Minerals finalises prepayment deal, receives funds

Premier African Minerals has concluded the definitive transaction documents of the marketing and prepayment agreement it announced on 24 June, it said on Wednesday.

03 Aug
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Keywords flags strong trading, agrees to buy Mighty Games

Video games technical and creative services provider Keywords Studios said in an update on Wednesday that it performed “strongly” in the first half, while it also announced the acquisition of Mighty Games.