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12:15
Europe midday: Stocks come off lows as euro strength ebbs
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European stocks recouped some of their early losses following a weaker-than-expected reading on Italian inflation that robbed the euro of some of its strength.

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11:49
Italian consumer prices miss forecasts by wide margin in June
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The cost of living in Italy saw a large and unexpected drop in June, leading some economists to mark down their forecasts for euro-area wide data which were set for release at the end of the same week.

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11:32
Euro area money supply growth steady in May
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Lending activity within the euro area expanded at a steady pace last month with a slight improvement in a key gauge, official data revealed.

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11:12
It's not the right time to raise interest rates, BoE's Cunliffe says
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It's not the tight time for a hike in Bank Rate, the Deputy Governor for Financial Stability said.

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10:59
French consumer confidence soars after elections
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French consumer spirits were buoyed following the elections, a possible indication that the French had bought into new president Emmanuele Macron's promises of deep reforms to reinvigorate the economy, the results of an official survey revealed.

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09:19
Euro headed back to 1.30?
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The European single currency pierced a key level of technical resistance and past a certain point further gains might trigger another large move higher, according to technical analysts.

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09:08
Valuation of some assets somewhat rich, Fed's Yellen says
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The head of the US central bank reiterated that a gradual path of policy tightening would likely be appropriate, adding that the valuations of some asset prices had become somewhat rich.

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08:46
Europe open: Stocks track Wall Street lower, euro gains altitude
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European stocks have begun the day moving lower with further gains for the single currency weighing on equities amid a fresh setback for the US administration's plans to push through healthcare reform.

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07:58
Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Yellen, Ocado
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Splits emerged at the top of government yesterday as the Brexit secretary accused the chancellor of inconsistency and Boris Johnson faced mockery. The prime minister appeared to be struggling to contain divisions within her top team after David Davis and Philip Hammond set out alternative timetables for Brexit, with different customs arrangements in place once the two-year talks had concluded. - The Times.

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27 Jun
Directors dealings: Card Factory chief tops up stake
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Card Factory's Karen Hubbard picked up some more shares in the company she leads.

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27 Jun
Sector movers: Commodity stocks, grocers pace gains
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Commodity price gains saw miners and Big Oil stocks pace gains as the US dollar dropped sharply, alongside grocers after key survey data showed tills were bursting.

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27 Jun
US open: Weak data weighs on shares, banks outperform
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Weaker than expected readings on consumer confidence weighed on Wall Street early in the session even as investors eyed a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day.

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27 Jun
Europe close: Jump in single currency after Draghi speaks takes it toll
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A more confident tone from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and a profit warning from a German auto parts maker combined to send stocks lower across the Continent.

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27 Jun
Results round-up

In the 15 weeks to 17 June, LFL sales declined 0. 9%, or 2. 4% at constant currency, as the company highlighted a "more volatile" UK trading environment in the second half of the year. However, it said its targeted destination categories of beauty, accessories and food & drink have helped to mitigate the impact of a weaker clothing market. With 13 new food offers in the period, food sales have risen 5%.

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27 Jun
Broker tips: Easyjet, IAG, Ryanair, Debenhams, Northgate
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Bernstein sounded a cautious note on the European airlines on Monday, telling clients that the strongest phase of the cycle was now past.

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27 Jun
Bernstein initiates easyJet, IAG at 'outperform'

Bernstein sounded a cautious note on the European airlines on Monday, telling clients that the strongest phase of the cycle was now past.

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27 Jun
Investec sees risks to Debenham's 2018 dividend
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Analysts at Investec took an axe to their target price for Debenham's shares, predicting that a long slog lay ahead for the company against a "tough" industry backdrop, which might force it to reduce its payout.

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27 Jun
Numis stays at 'add' on Northgate with 600p target price
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Analysts at Numis stuck to their 'add' recommendation and 600. 0p target price for shares of Northgate.

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27 Jun
Europe midday: Stocks slip as ECB chief strikes more confident note
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A more confident tone from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and a profit warning from a German auto parts maker combined to send stocks lower across the Continent.

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27 Jun
Italian consumers and businesses grow more confident in June
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Italian businesses and consumers were in a chipper mood in June amid improved perceptions of the economic environment and as order books grew.

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