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07:52
Elementis says strong Q1 to drive operating profit growth
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Speciality chemicals group Elementis said it was on track to grow full year operating profit across its three segments after a positive first quarter of 2017.

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07:24
St James's Place Q1 gross inflows up 32%
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Wealth manager St James's Place said first quarter gross inflows rose 32% to £3. 23bn with net inflows up to £1. 99bn from £1. 36bn.

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24 Apr
Energy shares fall on Conservative price cap plan
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Shares in major energy suppliers fell on Monday after the Conservative Party said it would pledge to cap prices.

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24 Apr
Petra Diamonds Q3 production flat; Sees FY in line with guidance
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Third quarter production at Petra Diamonds was flat year on year at 999,768 carats compared with 995,905 carats.

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21 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: Atkins deal a Friday boost; Restaurant Group goes cold
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Telecoms and defence engineer WS Atkins rallied the FTSE 250 after agreeing late on Thursday to be taken over by Canada's SNC-Lavalin for £2. 1bn.

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21 Apr
UK govt drops plans to introduce 'death tax'
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The government on Friday shelved a controversial plan to introduce what critics had called a stealth tax on death in a move that will cost the Treasury £300m.

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21 Apr
Restaurant Group CFO resigns with immediate effect

Restaurant Group said chief financial officer, Barry Nightingale was stepping down from the board and leaving the company with immediate effect.

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21 Apr
Electra receives £67m from RISI sale
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Private equity firm Electra said it had received £67m from AXIO Group in relation to the sale of information provider RISI.

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20 Apr
UKCPT sees slightly lower NAV return against volatile backdrop
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UK Commercial Property Trust reported a net asset value per share total return of 3. 8% in 2016 against a volatile market background.

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20 Apr
Sky in $250m deal with HBO; Rise in Premier League costs hits profits
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Sky said it had signed a multi-year $250m (£195m) co-production deal with US television network HBO as operating profits fell 11% to £1. 01bn for the nine months to April.

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20 Apr
Chile, Indonesia problems hit Rio Tinto Q1 copper production
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Rio Tinto said first quarter copper production fell 37% month on month and year on year due to issues at its mines in Chile and Indonesia.

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13 Apr
UK unions warn of industrial action over Royal Mail pension closure
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UK unions representing postal workers said they could take industrial action against Royal Mail's decision to shut its final salary pension scheme next March.

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13 Apr
Greece completes privatisation of 14 regional airports in €1.2bn deal
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Greece has completed the €1. 2bn sale of 14 regional airports to Germany's Fraport as part of its international financial bailout, the country's privatisation agency said.

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13 Apr
FTSE 100 movers: Banks lower; Mediclinic provides the right medicine
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Bank stocks dominated the top fallers on the FTSE 100 on Thursday, leading to a weaker market ahead of the Easter break.

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13 Apr
Virgin East Coast, Arriva Rail North staff in 48 hour strike action
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The Rail Maritime and Transport union on Thursday announced strikes on Virgin East Coast and Arriva Rail North services over the role of guards on trains and other staffing.

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13 Apr
Royal Mail to close final salary pension scheme in 2018
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Royal Mail put itself on a collision course with the unions as it announced the closure of the company's final salary pension scheme next March, claiming there was “no affordable solution to keeping the plan open in its current form”.

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13 Apr
Mediclinic sees Swiss, South Africa trading in line; Abu Dhabi lower
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FTSE 100 healthcare group Mediclinic said its two largest platforms, Switzerland and Southern Africa, in addition to its Dubai business, all performed in line with expectations during the 2017 financial year, but Abu Dhabi had underperformed.

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12 Apr
Tesco FY profits up 30%; first sales growth since 2009/10
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Tesco reported a 29. 9% rise in group full year operating profits to £1. 28bn as it delivered its first growth in like-for-like sales since 2010.

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12 Apr
FTSE 100 movers: Tesco tumble pulls index lower; Rolls-Royce flies on
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A poor reception for Tesco results led to a fall for all supermarkets on Wednesday and kept the FTSE 100 in slight negative territory.

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12 Apr
PageGroup jumps to record Q1 profit; UK hit by Brexit
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Recruitment firm PageGroup said Brexit uncertainties hit its UK operations as it released a first quarter trading update.

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