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10:01
London open: Stocks nudge higher despite tragic Manchester attack
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London stocks nudged higher in early trade even as investors digested news of a suspected terror attack at a concert in Manchester on Monday evening that left 22 people dead and more than 50 injured.

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09:47
German business confidence improves more than expected - Ifo
aleman, germany, alemania

German business confidence improved more than expected in May, according to a widely-followed survey.

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07:36
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher as investors digest Manchester Arena attack
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London stocks were set to open just a touch higher as investors digested news of a suspected terror attack at a concert in Manchester on Monday evening that has left 22 people dead and more than 50 injured.

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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
FX round-up: Sterling in 'sea of red' after Tory wobble
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Sterling was amid a sea of red as Tory-renewed fears of a hard Brexit came to the fore and the party did a U-turn on its so-called 'dementia tax,' all while Labour accelerated in the election polls.

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22 May
London close: FTSE 100 jabs higher as retail rebounds, sterling weakens
shopping, retail, high street

Equities in London went for a jog higher on Monday, helped mostly by rebounding retail stocks and sterling weakness, the latter on the back of UK political turmoil surrounding the election and Brexit coming to the fore.

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22 May
Michael Flynn said to refuse Senate subpoena on Russia investigation
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Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly set to decline a subpoena from the Senate demanding information on an investigation into his alleged links with Russia during last year's presidential election.

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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
Commodities: Oil prices continue to froth on Opec curb hopes
Oil & gas refinery, energy

Crude-oil futures began the week as they left off on Friday, frothing higher on market hopes of Opec extending its output curbs when it meets later this week.

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22 May
Boeing signs new agreements with Saudi Arabia following Trump visit
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US defence contractor Boeing has announced the signing of several agreements with Saudi Arabia after President Donald Trump met with officials from the oil-rich state at the weekend.

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22 May
Euro too cheap, Germany's Merkel says
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Europe's single currency is too cheap, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, helping to send the greenback to its lowest levels since early October.

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22 May
FTSE 100 movers: Intertek boosted by Kepler note; Micro Focus slumps
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% to 7,500. 38 in afternoon trade, with brokers notes providing much of the action on Monday.

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22 May
London midday: Stocks maintain gains as Tory climbdown on social care hits pound
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London stocks were holding onto gains by midday as the pound took a hit from domestic political turmoil after Prime Minister Theresa May was forced into a humiliating climbdown over her so-called 'dementia tax' manifesto policy less than a week after it was unveiled.

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22 May
JP Morgan reiterates overweight stance on euro area equities
jamie dimon ceo chairman jpmorgan jp morgan chase

Strategists at JP Morgan reiterated their 'overweight' stance on euro area stocks, telling clients that projections for profit growth in 2017 are not as stretched as might seem and recommending that they favour domestic names over exporters in light of expected weakness in the US dollar.

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22 May
All countries agree on oil output cut deal, Saudi Arabia's Al-Falih says
BP, oil, gas

All countries taking part in the November deal to cut oil production agree on the need to extend the supply cut agreement by another nine months.

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22 May
London open: Stocks edge up as pound loses ground on Brexit news
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London stocks edged higher in early trade, helped along by weakness in the pound, which fell after Brexit Secretary David Davis warned that Britain will walk out of Brexit talks if the EU demands €100bn to leave.

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22 May
London pre-open: FTSE seen higher as Trump remains in focus
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

London stocks were set for a firmer open on Monday, taking their cue from a mostly positive session in Asia, with investors keeping an eye on the US as Donald Trump’s inaugural trip abroad gets underway.

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19 May
FX round-up: Perky pound takes cheeky Friday stroll higher on dollar
Money coins pound

Britain's perky pound went for a cheeky Friday stroll over the psychologically important $1. 30 marker thanks to the lingering political storm surround US President Donald Trump.

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19 May
FTSE 100 movers: Miners lead march up, Smiths slips on CFO exit
minera anglo americana

London's blue chip benchmark continued its gradual recovery from the Trump-inspired panic on Wednesday, with the FTSE 100 hovering just below its all-time high.

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