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12 Feb
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May urges MPs to 'hold their nerve' on Brexit deal

Theresa May urged MPs to “hold their nerve” and give her the time necessary to renegotiate a deal with the EU as the Labour opposition accused her of running down the clock with only 45 days to Brexit.

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US open: Stocks close sharply higher as potential aversion of another shutdown buoys sentiment

US stocks closed sharply higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed news of a tentative deal to avert another government shutdown.

12 Feb
UK MPs, regulators urge govt to 'get a grip' of ATM closures

The government and regulators were on Tuesday told to "get a grip" of consumers' ability to access their cash as a wave of ATM closures hit the UK.

12 Feb
London close: Stocks just hold their nerve after May's Brexit speech

London stocks recovered from a mid-session lurch on Tuesday as Theresa May's statement to parliament and a speech by Bank of England governor Mark Carney combined to undermine market sentiment that had been buoyed by positive signals from across the Atlantic.

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BoE's Carney issues stark warning on risks from trade, China slowdown

Bank of England chief Mark Carney sounded a dire warning on Tuesday on what the costs of a full-blown trade war might be.

12 Feb
Europe close: Stocks higher as investors wait on trade news

Stocks across the Continent held onto their early gains, buoyed by news of a possible breakthrough on the Hill that might allow the US to avoid another partial government shutdown.

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Broker tips: Rio Tinto, BHP, Spire Healthcare, Ashtead, Greggs

Goldman Sachs upped its stance on Rio Tinto but downgraded its recommendation on BHP on Tuesday as it took a look at the metals and mining sector.

12 Feb
Iofina restructures debt to continue upgrades and expansion

Iofina on Tuesday secured an extension to its loan notes and term loan facility provided by Stena Investment Sarl, with the repayment date for the company's convertible loan notes and Stena loan extended to 1 July 2020.

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US lawmakers reach deal to avoid new government shutdown

Democratic and Republican lawmakers reached a tentative deal late on Monday to avoid a new government shutdown next Friday.

12 Feb
Environmental breakdown could trigger socioeconomic crisis - IPPR

Human-induced environmental damage has reached a critical stage and could threaten socioeconomic stability, said the latest report from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

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FTSE 250 movers: Plus500 tumbles, oilers bubble up

London’s FTSE 250 gave up its early gains and finished just below flat 18,824. 78 on Tuesday, with Plus500 dragging the index lower as its shares plummeted on profit uncertainty.

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Andalas dives as acquisition progress falters

Andalas Energy and Power tumbled on Tuesday after its efforts to acquire the Bunga Mas PSC (PSC) prospect in Indonesia hit a snag due to a dispute with contractors at the site.

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Director dealings: GSK executive lowers stake

GlaxoSmithKline company Victoria Whyte disposed of 5,199 ordinary shares in the UK's biggest drugs company on Tuesday.

12 Feb
Wednesday preview: CPI data, Smurfit Kappa and Whitbread in focus

Barring surprises on the global trade or Brexit fronts, the market spotlight on Wednesday is likely to fall on US consumer price data covering the month of January.

12 Feb
Credit Bank of Moscow launches new overnight deposits for corporate clients

Credit Bank of Moscow is launching a new service to allow corporate clients to capitalise on cash balances at the end of each day via its online platform.

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Ashtead cash story 'under-appreciated', says JPM Cazenove

Analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove reiterated their 'overweight' rating on equipment rental company Ashtead on Tuesday due to its "undervalued and under-appreciated cash story".

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Greggs performance 'now priced in', says UBS

Analysts at UBS lowered their rating on Greggs to 'neutral' on Tuesday, stating the bakery chain's business quality was now reflected in its share price.

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FTSE 100 movers: Burberry bounces on Kering results; Tui slumps

London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% to 7,132. 70 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.

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Frontier IP incorporates new firm in Portugal

University intellectual property commercialisation specialist Frontier IP announced “strong progress” in Portugal on Tuesday, with the incorporation of a new company which would be called ‘Insignals Neurotech’.

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Connemara Mining to change name to Arkle Resources

Irish gold and zinc exploration and development company Connemara Mining Company proposed to change its to ‘Arkle Resources plc’, it announced on Tuesday.