MARKET PULSE - EUROPE
11:57
Europe midday: Stocks slip ahead of ECB minutes
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Shares on the Continent were slightly lower as investors assessed the contents of a 'dovish' set of US central bank policy meeting minutes released overnight.

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09:28
FX round-up: UK data impresses as Fed disappoints on rate hike expectations
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A string of impressive data out on Wednesday helped strengthen sterling's hand against the dollar in the morning, taking the pair higher from 1. 2845 to face strong resistance at 1. 2900.

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16 Aug
Europe midday: Report on ECB's Draghi boosts stocks
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Reports that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi was not planning to signal a policy shift at a key conference next week weighed on the euro, in turn giving a lift to stocks across the Continent.

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16 Aug
Investec sees risk Petra Diamonds might be forced to raise fresh equity
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Investec took an axe to its target price for PetraDiamonds, telling clients the possibility existed the outfit might be forced to go cap in hand to shareholders.

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16 Aug
ECB's Draghi not set to deliver fresh policy message, report says
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Analysts and traders hoping that European Central Bank governor Mario Draghi might signal a small shift in its policy stance next week may be asked to wait at least a little bit longer.

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16 Aug
Europe open: Stocks continue advance, Basic Resources bounce back
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European markets have started the morning higher despite a relative dearth of fresh economic or geopolitical news.

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16 Aug
London pre-open: Employment report, US Fed minutes in focus
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Stocks are seen starting the session a tad higher ahead of the release of the August employment report and, later in the day, the minutes of the US central bank's most recent policy meeting.

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15 Aug
Rockhopper Exploration updates on Egypt concession
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Oil and gas company, Rockhopper Exploration announced its Abu Sennan drilling concession in Egypt had maintained a stable level of production, averaging 3,300 barrel of oil equivalent per day over the first six months of the year.

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15 Aug
Europe midday: Stocks hold onto gains, Korea worries capped for the moment
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Stocks are holding higher following the most recent official statements around the crisis on the Korean peninsula which are helping to calm traders' frayed nerves.

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15 Aug
London pre-open: North Korea still in focus
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Stocks are set to start the session slightly higher as traders wait on the latest UK CPI data while monitoring the continuing newsflow coming from the North Korean peninsula.

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15 Aug
Europe open: Stocks edge higher as traders hope for the best
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Stocks were seeing a small bid with traders hoping that the most recent statements from Pyongyang might mean that tensions on the Korean peninsula were now headed well and truly lower, despite which a widely-followed gauge of stockmarket volatility was holding near its recent highs.

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15 Aug
German GDP growth slows a little in the second quarter
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Germany's economy slowed a tad in the second quarter with foreign trade exerting a drag on activity.

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14 Aug
Europe close: Stocks bounce back as North Korea tensions abate
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Equities on the Continent bounced back after China and the US agreed at the weekend on the need for a nuclear free Korean peninsula.

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14 Aug
Portuguese GDP growth slows in second quarter

Economic growth in Portugal slowed sharply in the second quarter as the contribution from net external demand turned slightly negative.

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14 Aug
Europe midday: Stocks hold at session highs as traders eye newsflow out of China
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Stocks are bouncing back after China and the US agreed at the weekend on the need for a nuclear free Korean peninsula.

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14 Aug
Euro area industrial production slips in June, but economists sanguine
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Industrial production in the single currency bloc fell back in June amid sharp drops in the output of capital and durable consumer goods.

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14 Aug
Bushveld Minerals expects flat production from vanadium plant
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Bushveld Minerals released an update on operations at its vanadium mining operation Vametco Alloys in South Africa.

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14 Aug
Europe open: Stocks bounce back as Korea worries ease
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Stocks are bouncing back after China and the US agreed at the weekend on the need for a nuclear free Korean peninsula and top American officials said there was no indication that war might break out with Pyongang.

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14 Aug
London pre-open: Shares seen inching higher, Chinese data weigh
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Stocks are seen starting the session slightly higher following telephone contacts over the weekend between US president Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart aimed at calming the situation, although a spate of weak data out of the Asian giant are expected to weigh on sentiment.

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13 Aug
Week ahead: Korea tensions, China, UK data in focus
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The flow of data from all the main economic regions is set to ramp-up this week, especially in the UK and China.

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