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05 Sep
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London close: Stocks drop as sterling gains on Johnson defeats

London stocks underperformed their European counterparts on Thursday, weighed down by a stronger pound as the risk of a no-deal Brexit receded.

05 Sep
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CYBG shares tumble as it increases PPI provision costs

CYBG shares tumbled on Thursday as it said it expects to increase its provision for legacy payment protection insurance costs by between £300m and £450m after a surge in claims ahead of the August deadline.

05 Sep
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FTSE 100 movers: BHP under the cosh but Melrose rallies on results

London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 7% at 7,259. 37 in afternoon trade on Thursday, underperforming its peers in Europe as sterling was boosted by a series of defeats for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

05 Sep
ISM services sector index ticks higher than expected in August

Growth in the US services sector picked up more than expected in August, according to figures released on Thursday.

05 Sep
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Gem Diamonds interim profits drop amid lower prices

Gem Diamonds reported a slump in half-year profit on Thursday as revenue fell amid lower average prices.

05 Sep
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US private sector adds more jobs than expected in August - ADP

Private sector employment in the US rose more than expected in August, according to figures released on Friday by ADP.

05 Sep
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Boris Johnson defeats push sterling above $1.23

Sterling gained ground on Thursday, ticking above the $1. 23 mark as investors welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's triple defeat in Parliament, although some analysts were sceptical the rally can continue.

05 Sep
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William Hill promotes digital chief to top job

Bookmaker William Hill has promoted chief digital officer Ulrik Bengtsson to the role of chief executive.

05 Sep
Curtis Banks profits rise despite 'muted' market activity

Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Curtis Banks posted a 14% jump in interim profit on Thursday and lifted its dividend despite muted activity in the pension transfer market.

05 Sep
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Boohoo shares surge as it lifts full-year guidance

Boohoo shares surged on Thursday as the fast-fashion retailer lifted its full-year guidance following strong revenue growth in the first half.

05 Sep
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London midday: Stocks extend losses as sterling rallies on Johnson defeats

London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Thursday, underperforming European markets as sterling ticked above $1. 23 following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's triple defeat in parliament.

05 Sep
HSS Hire narrows losses in first half

Tool and equipment hire company HSS Hire said on Thursday that it had narrowed its losses in the first half thanks to a stronger underlying performance and lower exceptional costs.

05 Sep
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Genus profits rise as bovine revenue grows

Animal genetics company Genus posted an increase in full-year profit and revenue on Thursday despite the challenges caused by the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF).

05 Sep
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German factory orders slump amid trade uncertainty

German factory orders fell more than expected in July amid trade uncertainty, according to figure released by Destatis on Thursday.

05 Sep
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London open: Stocks slip as ex-divs weigh; Melrose rallies on results

London equity markets slipped into the red in early trade on Thursday, unable to hold on to opening gains as ex-dividend stocks took their toll, although losses were small as investors welcomed positive developments in Sino-US trade relations.

05 Sep
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Aerospace division underpins profits at Melrose Industries

Turnaround specialist Melrose Industries posted a rise in interim pre-tax profit on Thursday thanks to a solid performance from its aerospace business, as it hiked its dividend and expressed confidence over its full-year trading.

05 Sep
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London pre-open: Stocks seen higher amid Sino-US trade hopes

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Thursday amid fresh optimism over Sino-US trade talks.

05 Sep
Future sees FY earnings 'materially' ahead, Redrow profits rise 7%

London open The FTSE 100 was called to open 31 points higher at 7,342.

05 Sep
Thursday newspaper round-up: Working conditions, Uniqlo, Cobham, The We Company

Britain risks turning the clock back to the working conditions of the Victorian age unless unions have greater powers to organise and negotiate, the head of the TUC has said. Frances O’Grady, the TUC’s general secretary, said that without a shift in the balance of power from employers to unions the UK would face rising inequality and insecurity at work. – Guardian.