FULL LIST OF STORIES
17:12
Wednesday preview: Retail display as Marks, Dixons, Kingfisher all report
marks spencer rowe

Wednesday will see three big UK retail groups reports results: Marks & Spencer, Dixons Carphone and B&Q owner Kingfisher; while the focus Stateside will be on GDP and meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve.

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16:12
Strong US services growth balances softer industrials, PMI surveys show
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US services activity grew faster than expected in May, though manufacturing output slowed on the previous month, according to a purchasing managers' index survey published on Tuesday.

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12:34
UK deficit set to provide 'significant drag' on GDP growth
whitehall

UK public sector borrowing in April was much higher than expected, according to initial forecast data, though borrowing for the last fiscal year was revised down.

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11:24
Entertainment One profits fall as film and TV slates 'evolve'
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Entertainment One reported strong profit growth for the year to March and reiterated its confidence in doubling the size of the business in the five years to 2020.

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09:49
Shaftesbury shares spoils from London's booming West End
Shaftesbury, Carnaby Street, London, property

As London's West End continued to attract shoppers and tourists in droves, landlord Shaftesbury hiked its half-year dividend 10. 5% as its portfolio grew in value and profits surged.

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08:45
Tuesday newspaper round-up: Bomb attack, Merkel on euro, energy lobbying
noticias

At least 22 people have been killed and 59 injured in what is being investigated as a suspected suicide bombing of a crowded pop concert in Manchester, the most deadly attack in Britain in a decade. - Guardian .

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08:23
Severn Trent turns up dividend tap after finding new efficiencies
water cleaning plant

Water supplier Severn Trent declared another chunky dividend and said it planned an enhanced payout for the next three years after spying further efficiencies in the business.

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22 May
FTSE 250 movers: Ferrexpo flies to the front, Senior creaks
Iron ore mining

The FTSE 250 had gained 0. 5% by late Monday as miners climbed on the back of encouraging moves in metals prices.

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22 May
Tuesday preview: Severn Trent, eOne, Shaftesbury, Aveva
 water treatment tank

In a fairly quiet day for economic data, between the latest election campaign u-turns and soundbites grab the headlines, companies scheduled to report results include water company Severn Trent and Peppa Pig producer Entertainment One.

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22 May
BP restarts North Sea production at Schiehallion
BP oil rig offshore Azerbaijan; oil & gas

Schiehallion oilfield off Shetland in the North Sea has begun producing oil for BP and partners including Shell for the first time since it was shut down for refurbishment in 2013.

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22 May
BP restarts North Sea production at Schiehallion
BP oil rig offshore Azerbaijan; oil & gas

Schiehallion oilfield off Shetland in the North Sea has begun producing oil for BP and Shell for the first time since it was shut down for refurbishment in 2013.

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22 May
CS moves William Hill, Paddy Power to 'neutral' over regulatory risks
betfair, horse racing, betting

Paddy Power Betfair was upgraded and William Hill downgraded as Credit Suisse revised its view of the UK bookmakers due to the regulatory environment.

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22 May
Forbidden wins video contract with e-sports group Gfinity
eports gfinity gaming

Forbidden Technologies has won a contract with e-sports organiser Gfinity to provide its Forscene cloud-based video-editing software.

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22 May
Arsenal owner Kroenke issues formal rejection of Usmanov bid
arsenal football club

Arsenal Football Club's 67% owner Stan Kroenke has officially rejected a rumoured £2bn takeover bid from Uzbeki billionaire shareholder Alisher Usmanov.

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22 May
Mortice wins long-term contracts via new acquisition
limpieza

Security and facilities management provider Mortice has won a pair of new long-term cleaning and waste contracts in new sectors.

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22 May
House prices are not falling, finds Rightmove
Housing, housebuilding, homes, construction

House prices rose for the fifth month in a row in May, according to a new survey that runs counter to recent industry research based on sale completions.

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22 May
Keywords Studios' Red Hot acquisition swells video game art unit
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Keywords Studios has spent $6m buying a China-based company that specialises in video game art production.

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22 May
AstraZeneca agrees deal to sell cardiovascular drug in Europe
astrazeneca, cancer, laboratory

Astrazeneca has sold the European rights to a hypertension and angina treatment for a sum of $300m plus royalties and a percentage of sales.

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