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17 Sep
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Martin Franklin-backed blank cheque company to launch on London market - report

A group of investors are poised to float a special purpose acquisition company on the London Stock Exchange, with the intention of raising $750m.

16 Sep
Europe close: Investors hold fire ahead of US Fed

European shares recovered from a late bout of selling on Wednesday to finish in the green.

16 Sep
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Thursday preview: Bank of England, Next in focus

The market spotlight on Thursday will be firmly on the Bank of England.

16 Sep
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London close: Stocks fall ahead of Fed as Brexit rumours swirl

London's top flight index finished just below the waterline on Wednesday, as investors digested a sharp decline in UK inflation and eyed a rate announcement by the US Federal Reserve.

16 Sep
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Broker tips: Capital & Regional, Morrisons, William Hill

Analyst at Berenberg slashed their target price on real estate investment trust Capital & Regional from 100. 0p to 50. 0p on Wednesday, stating "leverage concerns" were growing.

16 Sep
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US database specialist Snowflake rockets on first day of trading

Shares in Snowflake were being called to start trading at as high $175, or 46% above the price set for their initial public offering.

16 Sep
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Director dealings: Sirius Real Estate CEO sells shares

Sirius Real Estate revealed on Wednesday that chief executive Andrew Coombs had disposed of 719,166 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed property company.

16 Sep
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Pound jumps after government strikes deal with Tory rebels over Internal Market Bill

The government has reached an agreement to add a layer of parliamentary oversight to its plans to potentially override part of the country's withdrawal treaty with the European Union.

16 Sep
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FTSE 250 movers: Energean gushes higher; TUI travels lower

London’s FTSE 250 was flat at 17,808. 22 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

16 Sep
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Frontier IP's Nandi Proteins gets Future Fund investment

Intellectual property commercialisation specialist Frontier IP said on Wednesday that its portfolio company Nandi Proteins has raised £0. 72m via a convertible loan, including a £0. 36m investment from the UK Government's ‘Future Fund’.

16 Sep
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Tlou Energy makes progress with transmission line plans

Botswana and southern Africa-focussed gas and solar power developer Tlou Energy updated the market on progress with its transmission line on Wednesday, reporting that it had engaged Mott MacDonald engineering consultants to work on the detailed engineering and design of the proposed line to connect its Lesedi Power project to the electricity grid in Botswana.

16 Sep
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Tekcapital portfolio firm Salarius signs US distribution deal

Intellectual property investment company Tekcapital announced on Wednesday that its portfolio company Salarius has signed a distribution agreement with Gehring-Montgomery, a United States ingredient distributor, in a bid to expand business-to-business sales of ‘MicroSalt’ across the US.

16 Sep
TUI AG shares knocked lower by report of plans to raise capital

TUI AG's shares were under heaving selling pressure on Wednesday afternoon following a report that it was plotting a fundraising round.

16 Sep
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Hut Group shares soar as trading gets underway

The Hut Group saw its shares soar on Wednesday as trading in the e-commerce beauty business got underway, marking the largest debut on the London market in recent years.

16 Sep
Eli Lilly monoclonal antibodies may reduce Covid-19 hospitalisations, study shows

Monoclonal antibodies being trialled by Eli Lilly appeared to help some patients rid themselves of the Covid-19 vrius more quickly.

16 Sep
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US open: Stocks higher ahead of Fed rate decision

Wall Street stocks opened higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee's latest policy meeting.

16 Sep
NIH 'very concerned' about serious side effect in AstraZeneca vaccine trial - CNN

The US part of the phase three trial of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford remains on hold, pending authorisation for a restart from independent safety monitors and America's health regulator, the Food and Drug Administration.

16 Sep
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Waitrose to close four more supermarkets

Waitrose & Partners is to shut four stores, the supermarket chain said on Wednesday, putting 124 jobs at risk.

16 Sep
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Deutsche Bank hikes target price on William Hill

Analysts at Deutsche Bank upped their target price on bookmaker William Hill from 160. 0p to 271. 0p on Wednesday after some positive deal news from across the pond.

16 Sep
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FTSE 100 movers: Rolls-Royce retreats; Ferguson gains

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0. 6% at 6,066. 86 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.