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13 Aug
FTSE 100 movers: Miners sink as housebuilders stay green
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The FTSE 100 was holding near its worst levels of the session on Friday afternoon, with traders still on edge and very wary heading into the weekend break due to the tense geopolitical situation in the Northern Pacific.

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11 Aug
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 finished the week down 201. 75 points, or 2. 69%, at 7,309. 96.

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11 Aug
City of London Group to acquire equity release firm Milton Homes
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City of London Group announced on Friday that it has conditionally agreed the acquisition of Milton Homes, and a proposed £11m equity fundraising.

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11 Aug
US open: Stocks hesitantly higher on weak inflation data
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Stocks opened higher in the US for the first time in days on Friday, with investors brushing off much of the geopolitical concern seen on Thursday, and instead focussing on weak inflation data.

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11 Aug
Range acquires producing assets from Trinity in $4.6m deal
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Range Resources announced on Friday that it has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement to acquire certain producing assets from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trinity Exploration and Production, for a cash consideration of $4. 55m.

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11 Aug
Europe midday: Markets depressed as Korea, oil supply concerns continue
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Markets in Europe are at their session lows, as Wall Street softness carries over from Thursday and concerns around the Korean geopolitical situation remain tight.

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11 Aug
Kubera Cross-Border offloads stake in Synergies Casting
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Kubera Cross-Border Fund announced on Friday that its subsidiary, Kubera Cross-Border Fund Mauritius, has entered into a binding agreement as of 8 August to dispose of its entire equity and debt interest in Synergies Casting.

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11 Aug
VinaCapital takes major stake in mobile phone distributor
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VinaCapital, the manager of the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, announced on Friday that its flagship fund has become a “significant investor” in FPT Digital Retail, a leading mobile phone distributor in Vietnam.

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11 Aug
Asia report: Markets all red as Korea tensions tighten further
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Markets in Asia finished lower on Friday, as investors continued to clamber for safe havens with geopolitical tensions over the Korean peninsula tightening once again.

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11 Aug
Nationwide pleased with progress as profits remain 'consistent'
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Nationwide Building Society reported a dip in profit before tax for the first quarter on Friday, to £322m in the period from 5 April to 30 June, compared to £401m in the same period last year.

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11 Aug
Europe open: Pyongyang vs Washington sees markets spin lower
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Markets in Europe started the session sharply lower on Friday, as Wall Street softness carried over from Thursday and concerns around the Korean geopolitical situation remained tight.

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11 Aug
Richard Smothers to take finance chief role at Greene King
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Pub operator and brewing company Greene King announced on Friday that Richard Smothers would be joining the firm in December 2017, and joining the board as chief financial officer in February 2018.

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11 Aug
Domino's Pizza takes stake in London franchises
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Domino's Pizza Group announced the creation of a partnership with its largest franchisee in London on Friday.

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10 Aug
US close: Markets lower as Korea tensions increase safe haven appeal
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Simmering tensions around the Korean peninsula saw Wall Street steer a wide berth around stocks amid the still unsettled geopolitical waters on Thursday.

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10 Aug
AB Dynamics receives 'largest ever' driving robot order
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Manufacturer and supplier of advanced testing systems and measurement products, AB Dynamics, announced on Thursday that it had received its “largest ever order” for driving robots.

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10 Aug
Aukett Swanke subsidiary Veretec wins award for second year running
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Aukett Swanke Group announced on Thursday that its subsidiary Veretec had won the Architect's Journal 'AJ100 Executive Architect of the Year' award in 2017, for the second year in a row.

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10 Aug
Go-Ahead wins outer Dublin bus contract
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Passenger transport operator Go-Ahead had some positive news to share with the markets on Thursday afternoon, having been chosen by Ireland's National Transport Authority to operate bus services in the outer Dublin area.

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10 Aug
Fox Marble signs distribution deal with US-based Pristine Stone
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Kosovo and Balkans-focussed marble quarrying and finishing company Fox Marble announced on Thursday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pristine Stone in New York.

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10 Aug
Plutus Powergen gets planning permission for another 'FlexGen' site
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Flexible energy generation company Plutus Powergen announced that it has received planning permission to develop a further two 20MW renewable green diesel powered FlexGen sites at the Marchwood Industrial Estate in Marchwood.

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