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US rate hike: Fed can't ignore global markets

US rate hike: Fed can't ignore global markets

Stronger than anticipated economic data from the US on Thursday has led to concerns over whether the Fed will hold interest rates at record lows next month.

Investors "urged" to buy Just Eat

Investors "urged" to buy Just Eat

Shares in the fast food delivery service have fallen 13% over the last month to 388p, but one analyst reckons they are worth over two thirds more.

GVC hikes dividend

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Betting group GVC has posted a solid set of numbers. It's still in the running to win a transformational merger, too.

Fitbug appoints new boss

Fitbug appoints new boss

Fitbug’s share price bounced after the group unveiled its new CEO. Investors will be hoping this signals a return to highs of 26p.

Lamprell poised for sector outperformance

Lamprell poised for sector outperformance

Lamprell has suffered with the rest of the industry, but its simpler strategy could push it to the front of the tired pack.

FTSE 100 soars after Fed spurs US bounce

FTSE 100 soars after Fed spurs US bounce

The FTSE 100 made a strong start on Thursday after the US market rebounded strongly on reassurances that interest rates will stay low for now.

Losses widen at Gulf Keystone

Losses widen at Gulf Keystone

Although Gulf Keystone has made production progress over the last six months, losses have surged and it could be in trouble if it doesn't secure regular payments soon.

HSS crashes 38% on profits warning

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HSS Hire has crashed 38% after warning that it will miss full-year forecasts. One analyst reckons a rerating is on the cards if it can stabilise earnings expectations.

Paddy Power and Betfair set to merge

Paddy Power and Betfair set to merge

In an industry bustling with M&A activity, Betfair and Paddy Power have announced plans to merge into one of the world's largest online betting firms.

US and European markets slide despite China cash injection

US and European markets slide despite China cash injection

European indices have followed the US lower, unable to maintain Tuesday's rally despite efforts by China's $22 billion liquidity injection.

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