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25 Apr
World GDP growth peaks and will continue at slower pace -NIESR
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Global output growth will continue but at a slower pace than that seen over the last two years, according to one of the country's top think-tanks, who also said that the economic cycle had now peaked.

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25 Apr
Twitter reveals latest tool to combat EU elections meddling
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US social media company Twitter revealed its latest tool to combat agents trying to mislead voters in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament.

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24 Apr
Tesla posts wider-than-expected losses as US tax credit gets halved
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Electric carmaker Tesla reported a wider-than-expected first-quarter loss on Wednesday after a valuable tax credit for American's purchasing its vehicles was cut in half at the beginning of the year.

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24 Apr
US close: Stocks close lower as earnings continue to stream in
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US stocks closed lower on Wednesday as the previous session's energy rally lost steam amid yet another deluge of corporate earnings.

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24 Apr
Microsoft revenues top $30bn as cloud service sees continued adoption
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Software giant Microsoft's quarterly revenue and earnings beat estimates on Wednesday, thanks to the continued adoption of its cloud computing service and its Office suite of products.

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24 Apr
Facebook revenues beat estimates as advertising sales improve
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Facebook topped estimates on the Street for quarterly revenues on Wednesday, boosted by a solid performance from Instagram and rising advertising sales.

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24 Apr
AB Dynamics shares jump as six-month profits double
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AB Dynamics nearly doubled its profits over the first half, even as it continued to expand its international footprint and invest for the future.

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24 Apr
Europe close: Core and periphery stocks diverge on politics
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Stocks on the Continent finished much as they had started the session, on a mixed note, with German equities boosted by positive corporate results even as political considerations weighed on Italian and Spanish issues.

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24 Apr
Thursday preview: US corporate results, BoJ in focus
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Around the world, financial markets are likely to remain fixated on the US earnings season, although central banks will not be far from investors' minds.

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24 Apr
FTSE 250 movers: Centamin shines, Funding Circle falls
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London's FTSE 250 index was up 0. 09% at 19,926. 51 in afternoon trade on Wednesday, with Centamin leading the index higher.

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24 Apr
Cross-party Brexit talks focusing on customs arrangements
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Cross-party Brexit talks between the Labour and Conservative parties on Wednesday will focus on financial services, according to the government's chief negotiator David Lidington.

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24 Apr
Caterpillar digs lower as Asian slowdown overshadows rising revenue
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Caterpillar on Wednesday reported that its first quarter revenues increased as the construction machinery and equipment company achieved record first-quarter profit per share, though construction sales declined in its key Asia Pacific market.

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24 Apr
London close: Stocks drop as traders book profits; miners and energy shares retreat
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London stocks fell on Wednesday as investors took profits following a solid session the day before which saw the energy sector propel the top-flight index to near seven-month highs.

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24 Apr
Sturgeon aims for Scottish independence referendum by 2021
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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday said she will seek a Scottish independence referendum before 2021 if the UK pushes forward with Brexit.

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24 Apr
Director dealings: WH Ireland director ups stake
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WH Ireland's new non-executive director Simon Lough purchased 94,880 ordinary shares in the investment management last week.

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24 Apr
US open: Stocks open lower as energy rally loses steam
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US stocks edged lower at the bell as the previous session's energy rally lost steam amid yet another deluge of corporate earnings, with figures from the likes of Facebook and Microsoft set to come after the close.

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24 Apr
Broker tips: Anglo American, Amigo Holdings, Tullow Oil
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JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded its stance on Anglo American to 'neutral' on Wednesday, exiting its three-year conviction 'overweight' on the stock as it highlighted three reasons for the move and recommended a tactical short of Anglo versus longing Glencore into first-half results in July/August.

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24 Apr
Chancellor starts search for new Bank of England governor
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The UK has started its search for Mark Carney’s replacement as Governor of the Bank of England.

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24 Apr
Jefferies reiterates 'hold' rating on Tullow Oil ahead of AGM
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Analysts at Jefferies kept their 'hold' recommendation and 245p target price on shares of exploration and production outfit Tullow Oil ahead of the company's AGM trading update on Thursday, even as they called attention to Exxon Mobil's decision during the previous week to send two rigs to appraise the Hammerhead discovery, offshoe Guyana, labelling it "significant".

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24 Apr
Deutsche Bank upgrades Land Securities as it reviews London office market
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Deutsche Bank upgraded several names in the London office market on Wednesday, having met with and interviewed a number of industry participants.

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