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09 Sep
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Week ahead: Parliament and US-China trade in focus

Brexit will be front and centre on investors' minds over the coming week, with Parliament set to vote on the Prime Minister's expected proposal to call snap elections on Monday, although MPs are expected to cast their ballots against him.

06 Sep
Europe close: Stocks higher amid lingering trade optimism ahead of ECB meeting

European shares finished higher on Friday albeit with confirmation from Washington that high-level US-China trade talks were on for early October offset by a weaker than expected reading on US non-farm payrolls for August.

06 Sep
Netflix and Amazon double spending on UK shows

Netflix and Amazon have almost doubled the amount that they spend on UK made TV shows over the last year to £280. 0m.

06 Sep
Weekly review

London's FTSE 100 ended the week 72. 16 points higher at 7,282. 34.

06 Sep
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Director dealings: Motorpoint co-founder offloads shares

Motorpoint Group revealed on Friday that and non-executive director David Shelton had disposed of 11. 0m ordinary shares in the London-listed car dealer.

06 Sep
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London close: Stocks rise a little as investors mull US jobs data

London stocks ended a little higher on Friday as investors mulled over the US jobs report and the latest goings-on in Westminster.

06 Sep
White House's Kudlow sees scope for 'something positive' coming out of US-China talks

National economic council director, Larry Kudlow, confirmed that top US and Chinese trade officials would meet in early October and said he saw the potential for "something positive" to come out of thirteenth round of negotiations.

06 Sep
Broker tips: Pennon, Boohoo, RBS, Lloyds

Analysts at RBC Capital Markets upgraded British utility company Pennon from 'sector perform' to 'outperform' on Friday, on the back of expectations for "strong growth" in its recycling and energy recovery and waste management unit, Viridor.

06 Sep
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FTSE 250 movers: G4S leaps, SIG slumps

London's FTSE 250 was edged 0. 04% higher to 19,657. 18 in afternoon trading on Friday, with G4S leading the index higher.

06 Sep
US non-farm payrolls increase by 130,000 in August

US non-farm payrolls increased by 130,000 in August, pointing to a slowing economy, according to some - but not all - economists.

06 Sep
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New York Attorney General heads up Facebook antitrust investigation

New York attorney general Letitia James confirmed on Friday that she was heading up a bipartisan investigation into social media giant Facebook following allegations of antitrust breaches.

06 Sep
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RBC upgrades Pennon to 'outperform'

Analysts at RBC Capital Markets upgraded British utility company Pennon from 'sector perform' to 'outperform' on Friday, on the back of expectations for "strong growth" in its recycling and energy recovery and waste management unit, Viridor.

06 Sep
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US open: Subdued gains as investors thumb through jobs report, trade news

Trading on Wall Street began on a somewhat muted note on Friday as investors scoured over the key monthly jobs report amid speculation that something positive might be afoot on the US-China trade front.

06 Sep
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FTSE 100 movers: Berkeley gains on update; utilities retreat

London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 1% at 7,267. 85 in afternoon trade on Friday, remaining near the flat line after the release of disappointing US jobs data.

06 Sep
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Strategic Minerals receives R&D reimbursement from Australian Tax Office

Mining company Strategic Minerals received a AUD $296,594. 33 payment from the Australian Taxation Office on Friday as part of a research and development reimbursement.

06 Sep
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H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil to fight rainforest wildfires

Fashion retailer H&M announced on Thursday that it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil until assurances were given that it was not contributing to the harm being done to the Amazon rainforest.

06 Sep
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Deutsche Bank cutting jobs in fixed-income unit

Deutsche Bank AG is cutting dozens of traders and salespeople in its global fixed-income ranks as part of the firm’s overhaul.

06 Sep
Deutsche Bank downgrades Lloyds and RBS

Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on shares of RBS and Lloyds Banking Group on Friday as it took a look at UK banks.

06 Sep
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Shell, BP, Equinor and Total not aligned with Paris climate agreement

Major oil and gas companies such as Shell, BP, Equinor and Total are not aligned with the Paris climate agreement and are in fact undermining the fight against the climate crisis with investments worth $50bn in fossil fuel projects, new research alleged.

06 Sep
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Europe midday: Markets mixed as US-China progress fails to inspire

European shares were mixed at lunchtime on Friday as optimism over developments in the US-China trade war ebbed and investors looked towards US and Eurozone employment data for direction.