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David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles.

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Sofitel
Accor surprises on the upside with improved profits

AccorHotels, has delivered a 10.1% rise in like-for-like operating profits for 2017, helped by cost controls and strong demand most of its’ key regions. The figures were above company guidance and broker forecasts.

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Dunelm
Dunelm share price takes a hit as profits fall

Dunelm Group saw its share price slump over 8% in mid-morning trading to 587.25 following a mixed set of interim results.

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Fidessa
Fidessa shares soar as takeover talks progress

Shares in Fidessa Group rose sharply in early morning trading up over 29% to 3,585, on the back of advanced negotiations with Temenos over a potential acquisition.

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Blackrock bullish on US equities but cools on Europe

US investment manager BlackRock has upgraded its outlook for US equities on the bases of robust earnings growth while also shifting to a neutral stance on the eurozone.

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William Hill
William Hill fined £6.2m over money-laundering breach

UK bookmaker William Hill has been ordered to pay £6.2m as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.

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HSBC
HSBC points to improved profits and $7bn capital raising

HSBC has reported pre-tax profit of $17.2bn for 2017, compared with $7.1bn the year before but below the $19.7bn expected by analysts.

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Ofgem
Ofgem to investigate Iresa over customer service

The energy watchdog Ofgem is to investigate UK gas and electricity supplier Iresa over its treatment of customers.

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SMEs
Think tank calls for new investment bank for SMEs

The UK should set up a state-backed investment bank to focus on small business lending in an effort to tackle poor productivity, an independent think tank has urged.

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Balfour Beatty
Balfour Beatty bags £1.4bn LA airport JV deal

Balfour Beatty, has been awarded, in joint venture, a £1.4bn design, build, finance, operate and maintain contract for the 'Automated People Mover' at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).

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Winklevoss
Forbes reveals crypto rich list

Ripple founder Chris Larsen, tops the list with Forbes estimating his net worth at close to $20bn (this estimate was made last month). XRP - the token of Ripple, has fallen heavily since then but Larsen still holds his place.

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Chicago
SEC blocks Chicago exchange sale to Chinese firm

US regulators have blocked the politically sensitive sale of the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) to a group led by China-based investors.

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FTSE
From Coffee Houses to Crypto Bubbles

The history of stock market investing is an intriguing as it is murky. While some things have changed almost beyond recognition; other elements of investing are the same – notably flagrant disregard for regulation (in some quarters at least).

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S&U
S&U increases dividend as customer numbers improve

S&U, the motor finance and property bridging lender reports that group trading has strengthened.

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HRG
Hogg Robinson shares soar on back of GBT and Visa deals

Hogg Robinson shares soared in early morning trading on the back of acquisition and disposal news.

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Qualcomm
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom revised bid but dialogue to continue

Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom’s revised $121bn (£186.8bn) buyout offer. However, the semi-conductor company has called for a meeting with Broadcom to discuss what it sees as the bid’s “serious deficiencies in value and certainty.”

David Burrows