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UK stocks hold firm as no-deal Brexit fears fade

UK midcaps closed the session with modest gains on Monday on hopes that a no-deal Brexit will be avoided, even though uncertainties persisted as lawmakers forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek another extension from the European Union.

Tempered Brexit hopes drag European stocks into red

European shares edged lower on Thursday, as strong earnings from Sweden's Ericsson were offset by fading optimism over the Brexit deal amid investor worries about its support in the British parliament.

British mid-caps dip as Brexit mood sours

Britain's FTSE 250 slid on Thursday after Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) cast doubts on the prospects of a Brexit deal, while shares of building materials suppliers and homebuilders tumbled after Grafton's profit alert.

European shares pause as Brexit deal reports swirl

European stocks pulled back slightly on Wednesday from their strongest closing high in more than a year as clashing headlines on Britain's last-minute efforts to forge a divorce deal with the European Union left investors hanging on the outcome.

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Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
RBG.L 3.00to1.00 Buy
GUS.L 4.00to2.50 Outperform
IPX.L 2.00to1.00 Buy
Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
SPD.L 3.33to4.50 Underperform
IMOI.L 1.00to2.00 Outperform
CCL.L 2.50to3.25 Hold