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19 Sep
Europe close: Stocks advance on heels of US Fed rate cut
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European stocks were on Thursday as investors digested the impact the Fed's latest rate cut and the Bank of England held its own rates steady.

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19 Sep
Canaccord upgrades Petropavlovsk to 'buy'
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Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upped their stance on London-based gold mining company Petropavlovsk from 'speculative buy' to 'buy' on Thursday, stating that some increased clarity had given it the confidence to upgrade.

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19 Sep
Global campaign urge UN to back total fracking ban
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A global campaign formed by 450 activist groups and celebrities including Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo is urging the UN to back a total fracking ban to curb the effects of the climate crisis.

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19 Sep
London close: Stocks edge up as BoE stays put and Fed cuts
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London stocks made small gains on Thursday as the Bank of England stood pat on interest rates and the US Federal Reserve cut them further.

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19 Sep
Cash spending falls behind credit card payments for the first time
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Cash payments have dropped to third place behind debit and credit card spending in 2018 for the first time.

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19 Sep
FTSE 250 movers: IG Group climbs, Dunelm drops
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London's FTSE 250 was 0. 15% higher at 20,083. 88 in afternoon trade on Thursday, with IG Group leading the index higher.

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19 Sep
Director dealings: Motorpoint co-founder cashes out
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Motorpoint revealed on Thursday that co-founder David Shelton had cashed out his remaining stake in the London-listed car retailer.

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19 Sep
Broker tips: Ferguson, Centrica, Petropavlovsk
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RBC Capital Markets downgraded shares of plumbing merchant Ferguson to 'underperform' from 'sector perform' on Thursday, trimming the price target to 5,100p from 5,200p on short-term caution.

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19 Sep
Bank of England stands pat on rates, warns over Brexit delay
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The Bank of England stood pat on interest rates on Thursday, as widely expected, as it warned over the impact of slowing growth and Brexit uncertainty.

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19 Sep
Just Group makes David Richardson permanent CEO
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Retirement products company Just Group said on Thursday that interim chief executive officer David Richardson will take on the role on a permanent basis with immediate effect.

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19 Sep
Kier swings to £245m loss, chairman to retire
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Construction and services company Kier said on Thursday that it swung to a full-year loss as it announced the retirement of chairman Philip Cox.

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19 Sep
KPMG to cut hundreds of UK jobs
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KPMG UK plans to make redundant about a third of its 630 administrative assistants in a wave of cost-cutting.

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19 Sep
US open: Stocks go green as trade talks commence in Washington
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US stocks turned green on Thursday as investors continued to react to the Federal Reserve's latest policy announcement and got hopeful about trade talks between US and Chinese officials in Washington.

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19 Sep
Climate crisis 'most important issue' for public, poll reveals
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A survey commissioned by Hope not Hate revealed that the majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an “emergency” and say politicians are failing to tackle the problem.

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19 Sep
OECD predicts slowest global growth since GFC
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Global economic growth is at risk of entering a new, lasting low growth phase if governments remain on the sidelines, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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19 Sep
GAN inks deal with US gambling operator Jack Entertainment
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Gambling software provider GAN announced a new agreement with JACK Entertainment on Thursday, which it said had chosen it as their platform to support sports wagering and online casino gaming, should enabling legislation and corresponding regulatory approvals come to pass in the jurisdictions where it operates.

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19 Sep
US existing home sales rise more than expected in August
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Sales of US existing homes rose more than expected in August, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

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19 Sep
Velocys secures two deals with Japan's Toyo Engineering Corporation
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Velocys announced on Thursday that it has secured a purchase order and technical service agreements with Toyo Engineering Corporation for the use of its technology in a publicly-funded demonstration facility in Nagoya, Japan, as well as an advanced deposit for the use of the technology by Toyo in a subsequent commercial plant.

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19 Sep
FTSE 100 movers: Next retreats after results; IAG flies higher
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London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 6% at 7,358. 75 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors mulled the latest policy announcement from the Bank of England.

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19 Sep
GYG names Kevin McNair as permanent CFO
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Superyacht specialist GYG made Kevin McNair's appointment to the role of chief financial officer permanent on Thursday, effective immediately.

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