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14 May
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US close: Dow records best single-day performance in a month

Stocks closed higher on Tuesday after Wall Street indices tumbled during the previous session when China announced its plans to raise tariffs on $60bn-worth of US imports on 1 June.

14 May
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Wednesday preview: US and China data, Experian in focus

The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on a raft of economic data out of China and the US.

14 May
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Europe close: Shares bounce back despite sceptical investors

Stocks finished at their best levels of the session with investors drawing a degree of reassurance from the more dovish sounding headlines on Tuesday around the intensifying US-China trade conflict.

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Broker tips: HSBC, Meggitt, FirstGroup

JP Morgan analyst Raul Sinha reiterated his 'underweight' stance on shares of HSBC, telling clients that the lender's valuation had yet to reflect the risk to revenues from trade concerns.

14 May
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FTSE 250 movers: Greggs on a roll, AJ Bell slips

London's FTSE 250 was up 1. 04% at 19,326. 34 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, with Greggs leading the charge as it exceeded expectations.

14 May
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London close: Hope springs eternal as shares recoup losses

London stocks recouped most of the prior day's downdraft as investors digested UK jobs data and somewhat constructive comments from the US President on the Sino-US trade spat.

14 May
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US import prices miss forecasts in April

US import prices edged higher last month on the back of dearer fuel imports.

14 May
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Proton Power secures order and loan extension but loss expands

Proton Power on Tuesday won a fuel cell package order and announced a loan extension, though the company also reported an increased loss and a drop in revenue.

14 May
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Director dealings: BT director's spouse ups stake

A person closely associated with BT non-executive director Matthew Key acquired 18,500 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed firm on Monday.

14 May
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UniCredit engages investment bankers in move to acquire Commerzbank

UniCredit engaged investment bankers Lazard and JP Morgan to advance a potential bid for German rival Commerzbank.

14 May
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Disney takes full control of Hulu after Comcast deal

Comcast said on Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years but has given up its voting rights immediately, meaning that Disney now has full control of the streaming service.

14 May
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Amazon customers can now pick up parcels at Next

Shoppers in the UK will now be able to pick up their Amazon parcels from Next stores.

14 May
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RBC Capital ups FirstGroup to 'outperform'

RBC Capital Markets upped its stance on FirstGroup shares to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' on Tuesday and hiked the price target to 160p from 95p.

14 May
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US open: Strong start to trading following Monday's market rout

Wall Street trading got off to a positive start on Tuesday after major US stock market indices tumbled during the previous session when China announced its plans to raise tariffs on $60bn-worth of US imports on 1 June.

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Santander to lay off 3,700 employees and close 1,150 branches

Santander revealed on Tuesday details of its latest redundancy scheme that it plans to launch this year and will affect 3,700 employees working at its Spanish branch.

14 May
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Investors braced for bumpy summer - Merrill survey

Investors are gearing up for a difficult run on global markets, according to a closely-watched fund manager survey published on Tuesday, with a record number taking out protection against potential losses.

14 May
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JP Morgan reiterates 'underweight' for HSBC on trade war concerns

JP Morgan analyst Raul Sinha reiterated his 'underweight' stance on shares of HSBC, telling clients that the lender's valuation had yet to reflect the risk to revenues from trade concerns.

14 May
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FTSE 100 movers: DCC rallies on results; Vodafone retreats

London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 9% to 7,224. 87 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as investors digested the latest UK jobs data and Sino-US trade developments.

14 May
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Foxconn surprises as revenues tumble

Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract manufacturer and a key Apple supplier, has reported a heavier-than-expected slide in quarterly profits.

14 May
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UK faces risk of rising US-style inequality

Britain risks imitating the rise in inequality seen in the United States which could weaken democracy as differences in income, education and health rise, a Nobel Prize-winning economist said on Tuesday.