Jan 21
Regulator warns Network Rail, train operators over delays

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) published its update on Network Rail’s impact on passenger train service performance on Tuesday, issuing a warning to the state-owned infrastructure operator for its poor service in the North West and Central region of England.

Jan 21
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US pre-open: Futures point to losses following coronavirus outbreak

US futures were pointing to losses ahead of the bell on Tuesday as traders returned from the Martin Luther King Jr Day holiday to concerns over a new strain of pneumonia in China.

Jan 21
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Tuesday broker round-up

Ricardo: Berenberg upgrades to hold with a target price of 770p.

Jan 21
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Donald Trump calls for global cooperation, labels impeachment 'hoax'

America's President trumpeted the country's achievements thus far in his first presidential term while calling on all countries to work together.

Jan 21
Aviva chairman Adrian Montague to retire

Insurer Aviva said on Tuesday that chairman Adrian Montague will retire this year once a successor has been appointed.

Jan 21
UBS shares slide despite solid end to the year

Shares in UBS fell on Tuesday, after the Swiss bank pulled back on its targets despite a strong finish to the year.

Jan 21
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Jefferies downgrades Spire Healthcare after re-rating

Jefferies downgraded its stance on shares of private healthcare provider Spire Healthcare to ‘underperform’ on Tuesday, as it said the rally since 3 October, when it upgraded to ‘hold’, gives an "unfavourable risk/reward" to the stock.

Jan 21
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Black Friday timing partly to blame as Joules revenue declines

Clothing retailer Joules posted a decline interim revenue on Tuesday, pinning the blame partly on the timing of Black Friday.

Jan 21
Corero books record order intake during H2

Network security firm Corero booked a record order intake during the second half of 2019, alongside some strong recurring revenue growth and an order book pipeline that underpinned its outlook for 2020.

Jan 21
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Trade truce sees investor sentiment soar in Germany

German economic sentiment has surged to a near five-year high, research published on Tuesday showed, as trade tensions between China and the US began to thaw.

Jan 21
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London midday: Stocks fall further as pound firms after jobs data

London stocks had fallen further into the red by midday on Tuesday, dragged lower by worries about the spread of coronavirus in China and a stronger pound, as solid UK jobs data weakened the case for a rate cut by the Bank of England.

Jan 21
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Camellia warns on profits following tea over-production

Agriculture and horticulture group Camellia cautioned on Tuesday that over-production of tea globally in 2018 was expected to weigh heavily on its results for 2019.

Jan 21
7digital surges following update on 'year of transformation'

Shares in digital music solutions provider 7digital surged on Tuesday morning after providing an update on its transformational trading year.

Jan 21
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ADVFN warns on interim revenues; to cut headcount

Financial information provider ADVFN on Tuesday warned first-half sales were forecast to come in below expectations and it would be cutting jobs to reduce costs.

Jan 21
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UK employment rate hits record high

The UK employment rate has hit another fresh high, official data showed on Tuesday, after a boom in the number of women in work.

Jan 21
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IoD urges Johnson to clarify Brexit deal strategy

UK business leaders urged the government to clarify its negotiating aims for the next stage of Brexit talks so they can prepare for a new relationship with the European Union.

Jan 21
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Asia report: Most markets lower as Moody's cuts rating on Hong Kong

Markets in Asia were mostly in the red on Tuesday, led lower by stocks in Hong Kong, after Moody’s cut its rating on the city.

Jan 21
Europe open: Stocks retreat as selling in Asia spills over

Stocks on the Continent have started the session on the back foot, with selling in Asia spilling over into the European session, amid a host of concerns.

Jan 21
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Roche gets conditional approval in Europe for lymphoma therapy

Roche announced on Tuesday that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation for ‘Polivy’ (polatuzumab vedotin), in combination with bendamustine plus ‘MabThera’ (rituximab), for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who were not candidates for a haematopoietic stem cell transplant.

Jan 21
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Renew Infra acquires Blary Hill Energy

Renewable energy infrastructure group Renew Infra has exchanged contracts to buy Blary Hill Energy, with the rights to construct a 35MW wind farm located on the Kintyre Peninsula in West Scotland.