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Petra Diamonds has sold the 232.08 carat white diamond discovered at its Cullinan mine in South Africa in September for $15.22m.
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By midday European equities had pared earlier losses, with periphery stocks managing to cross into the blue. 23 minutes ago
The UK is in talks with fellow European Union (EU) member states to challenge the EU's latest demand that Britain hand over £1.7bn extra this year to compensate for its recovering economy. 7 hours ago
Shire Pharmaceuticals posted higher third quarter profit and said it was confident of prospering as an independent company after US group Abbvie dropped its takeover bid. 56 minutes ago
UK stocks fell on Friday morning after the FTSE 100 hit its highest level in two weeks the previous session, with investors treading cautiously after another reported case of Ebola in the States. 1 hour ago
Electrical engineering firm Spectris has warned that its full-year operating profit will be "modestly below" market expectations of £200m due to little improvement in the economic conditions of its main geographies. 3 hours ago
Recent falls in the share price of Royal Dutch Shell mean that the oil major is now worth a 'buy', according to UBS which removed its 'neutral' rating on the stock on Friday. 2 hours ago
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2014 has seen a rush of companies looking to float on the London Stock Exchange. But while many recent initial public offers (IPOs) in London have looked overvalued, the flotation of luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo (CHOO) looks a little different.
On the whole by the time the ‘little investor’ gets a chance to become involved, returns are normally skinny or end up losing money as many IPOs recently have soon traded below their initial offer price.
Defence and security business Cohort (CHRT) has made its second earnings-enhancing acquisition in the current financial year. The latest acquisition is expected to enhance 2015-16 earnings by 15%.
AIM-quoted Cohort sold its space business earlier this year and that gave it a cash pile to finance acquisitions.
Forex technical analysis on the Japanese yen against the pound sterling. The GBP/JPY pair is a currency market that moves quite violently at times.
There is a significant amount of volatility in this market and traders can see we have recently fallen off of a cliff, dropping from the 178 level all the way down to the 170 level over the last couple of weeks.
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We've just had one of the best rallies of the year followed by one of the biggest sell-offs - and they say volatility is dying. Well, this just goes to show just how nervous the market is right now.
Concerns about the rest of the world, with stalling recovery in Europe and slowing growth in China, are leading the market to think this will not bode very well at all for US equities in the medium/long term.