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11 Dec
Tuesday preview: November CPI, Ashtead results in focus
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All eyes will be on the November CPI report on Tuesday which hopefully - for the Bank of England governor - will show the rate of increase in the cost of living stuck at 3. 0%, allowing him to avoid having to pen a letter to the Chancellor explaining why he has allowed inflation to err more than 1. 0 percentage above the Bank of England's target.

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11 Dec
Director dealings: Two Berkeley Group insiders sell at 52-week high
Housing, housebuilding, homes, construction

A person closely associated with The Berkeley Group's Sean Ellis cashed in on a large batch of shares of the luxury homebuilder at the start of the week.

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11 Dec
Canaccord ups target on Berkeley but stays at 'hold' on outlook
Housing, housebuilding, homes, construction

Analysts at Canaccord Genuity stuck to their 'hold' recommendation on shares of homebuilder Berkeley Group, but revised their target price sharply higher given the outfit's multiple strong points.

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11 Dec
Broker tips: TalkTalk, Berkeley Group, Inmarsat
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TalkTalk will be forced to cut its dividend payout next year in order to meet its debt covenants, analysts at Jefferies estimated.

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11 Dec
TalkTalk will be forced to slash its dividend next year, Jefferies believes
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TalkTalk will be forced to cut its dividend payout next year in order to meet its debt covenants, analysts at Jefferies estimated.

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11 Dec
Sector movers: Miners gain on Citi note, Chinese credit data
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Miners found a bid at the start of the week on the back of positive commentary out of analysts at Citi and the release of stronger-than-expected bank lending and credit figures in China.

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11 Dec
Europe close: Stocks slip ahead of US Fed rate decision
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Traders opted to be play it safe on Monday, keeping their cards close to their chests ahead of the US central bank's policy announcement on Wednesday.

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11 Dec
London close: Footsie gains on pound, strength in mining and oil equipment names
Oil & gas, drilling, North Sea

London stocks pushed higher on Monday as investors digested the latest on Brexit and looked ahead to a week of central bank updates.

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11 Dec
US open: Dow Industrials, S&P 500 push further into record territory

The Dow Industrials and S&P 500 were pushing further into record territory on Monday afternoon as investors eyed a rate announcement from the Federal Reserve later in the week.

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11 Dec
US 'quits' rate unchanged in October
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The number of job openings in the US fell by 181,000 in October to reach 5. 996m as of the end of October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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11 Dec
JP Morgan stays overweight on global equities
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Strategists at JP Morgan reiterated their 'overweight' stance on global stocks going into 2018, pointing out that economic growth would continue to be above-trend and that analysts' forecasts for corporate profits had room to increase.

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11 Dec
Europe midday: Traders playing it safe ahead of central bank rate meetings
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Traders are keeping their cards close to their chests ahead of interest rate decisions by three of the world's main central banks, the US Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and Bank of England later in the week.

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11 Dec
China November credit growth belies slowdown, economists say
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Credit conditions in China continued to tighten last month, leading economists to anticipate cuts to the central bank's reserve requirement ratio for lenders in the short-run in order to provide liquidity and - eventually - allow a weaker currency as well.

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11 Dec
China CPI slows more than expected in November, re-acceleration seen
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Consumer price inflation in Asia's largest economy slowed more than expected last month, weighed down by falls in food prices, but economists expected it would recover in 2018.

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11 Dec
Europe open: Central banks, trade negotiations in focus
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Stocks have started the session slightly higher, ahead of a week brimming with key economic data in all jurisdictions and policy meetings at three of the world's main central banks, the US Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and Bank of England.

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10 Dec
Commodities: WTI moves higher despite small rise in US oil rig count
BP, oil, gas

At the closing bell, the Bloomberg commodity index was ahead by 0. 25% to 84. 01, at roughly a two-month low, alongside a 0. 11% advance for the US dollar spot index to 93. 90.

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10 Dec
US close: Dow Industrials, S&P 500 finish week at record highs
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The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 finished the week at record highs with commodity stocks pacing gains on the back of strong Chinese trade data for the month of November, even as the latest monthly jobs report revealed wage growth fell short of forecasts once again.

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10 Dec
Week ahead: Central banks, China in focus
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Central banks will be firmly in the spotlight over the coming week, alongside a barrage of economic data out of China and Japan.

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10 Dec
Director dealings: Boohoo.com directors buy-in
Boohoo, retail, fashion

Boohoo's finance chief, Neil Catto, purchased 14,306 of ordinary stock in the firm at an average price of 174. 51p on 8 December.

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08 Dec
Europe close: Stocks run higher on strong Chinese data, Basel III bank rules
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Stocks finished higher, led by a big push in bank stocks following news of a compromise on global financial sector regulation and on the heels of positive Chinese export data for November.

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