FULL LIST OF STORIES
15 Dec
Tullow Oil in line for potential January catalyst, says Barclays
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Tullow Oil's January trading statement is likely to be a positive catalyst for the shares, said Barclays, reiterating its 'overweight' rating on Friday.

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15 Dec
AstraZeneca's drug pipeline call reinforces Barclays 'top pick' in sector
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After AstraZeneca's chief medical officer indicated 2018 will see no let-up in the flow of news about the drugs pipeline, Barclays said the shares offer significant potential upside.

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15 Dec
Gaming Realms agrees 10-year deal and convertible loan with Jackpotjoy
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Gaming Realms, the digital games developer, has agreed a 10-year framework deal with Jackpotjoy to supply various real-money services "on favoured terms", with Jackpotjoy stumping up a £3. 5m convertible loan.

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15 Dec
Bacanora Minerals agrees 20% placing, lithium offtake deal with Japanese investor
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Bacanora Minerals has sold a large chunk of shares and agreed an off-take deal with an overseas institutional investor as it seeks to develop its lithium project in Mexico.

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15 Dec
Trinity Mirror reports mixed sales news as Northern & Shell talks progress
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Trinity Mirror said it was making "good progress" with talks to acquire the Daily Express and Daily Star and that digital revenues had risen in the fourth quarter but overall sales were lower.

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15 Dec
Standard Life Aberdeen outflows remain stable as integration 'on track'
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Standard Life Aberdeen reported its investment funds continued to leak flows in the group's first update since its merger was finalised, though outflows lessened year on year.

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15 Dec
Aveva awaits US approval for Schneider merger, disappointed on tax ruling
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Aveva's £3bn agreed merger with Schneider Electric is expected to gain final regulatory approval by mid-February, though the industrial software group was disappointed by a UK tax ruling on the deal.

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14 Dec
Friday preview: EU council summit conclusion, SThree and Trinity Mirror updates

The conclusion of the EU Council summit will be the main focus for markets on Friday, with no FTSE 350 companies expected to report results.

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14 Dec
BT to benefit from catalysts in new year - UBS

BT Group shares could benefit from a series of potential catalysts in coming months, believes UBS, including good news on its pension deficit and about its Openreach arm.

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14 Dec
UK retail sales flatter to deceive thanks to Black Friday effect
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UK retail sales increased much more than expected last month due to a statistical anomaly caused by Black Friday.

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14 Dec
Ocado's sales growth hit by lack of delivery drivers
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Ocado reported slightly slower sales growth in the fourth quarter as a lack of delivery drivers put the brakes on capacity, though previous falls in the online grocer's average basket size were arrested.

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14 Dec
Vesuvius cuts interest payments with new US bond issue
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Vesuvius has raised €100m in a private US bond placing to pay off other, higher-coupon debt.

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14 Dec
Capita reveals extra profit impairments and gloomy outlook
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Capita said a number of extra restructuring and one off accounting charges will hit full year numbers, while a subdued market for public sector outsourcing contracts led to a fairly gloomy outlook.

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14 Dec
CMA fines Berendsen for cleanroom laundry competition pact
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UK competition regulators have slapped a £1. 7m fine on Berendsen and a rival laundry company after finding them guilty of collusion.

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14 Dec
Australian regulator plans to block BP's Woolworths acquisition
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Australia's competition regulator has warned that it is likely to block BP's proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ retail fuel business.

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13 Dec
Thursday preview: BoE, ECB, European Council, Bunzl, Ocado, Sports Direct
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Thursday is a big day for the Brexit process as the European Council begins its two-day meeting in Brussels, while the Bank of England's and European Central Bank's rate setters are also convening and results are expected from the likes of Bunzl, Cussons, Ocado and Sports Direct.

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13 Dec
Avanti Communications proposes debt-for-equity swap
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Avanti Communications, the satellite services provider, has reached agreement with its major shareholder and most of its bondholders to restructure its $557m debts via a debt-for-equity swap.

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13 Dec
Idox warns on profits after revenue recognition hitch, CEO on sick leave
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Idox warned that annual profits will be lower than it previously indicated due to trouble over revenue recognition, which has been complicated by the sudden absence of its chief executive due to illness.

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13 Dec
Hikma launches migraine injection treatment

Hikma Pharmaceuticals has launched its own version of an acute injected treatment for migraine headaches, dihydroergotamine mesylate. West-Ward's Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection, USP is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine headaches with or without aura and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes. According to IMS Health, US sales of Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection, USP were approximately $34. 8 million in the 12 months ending October 2017.

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13 Dec
Dixons Carphone pledges to 'simplify' mobile business as profits plummet
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Profits at Dixons Carphone crumpled in the first half as UK mobile phone customers continued to hold onto their handsets longer, leading the retailer to plan a restructuring of this business and pledge that the dividend will be kept steady.

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