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Sunday newspaper round-up: Middle East, Heathrow, Aviva

Sun, 05th Nov 2023 21:39

(Sharecast News) - The conflict in the Middle East and the resulting humanitarian crisis could trigger a global recession by compounding the challenges that are already facing the precarious world economy. That is the diagnosis of two of the biggest names on Wall Street. Larry Fink, who heads asset manager BlackRock, believes the 7 October Hamas atrocities, the attack on Gaza and the Ukraine invasion mean the world has been pushed to "almost a whole new future". For his part, J.P.Morgan head Jamie Dimon said that: " [...] these geopolitical matters are very serious - arguably the most serious since 1938." - Guardian

The owner of Heathrow has said it is open to selling its stake if buyers "keep knocking on our door". Those remarks were made by Ferrovial's finance director, Ernest Lopez Mozo, and come amid claims that potential buyers for a 25% stake in Heathrow are being sounded out. Plans to build a third runway was also hanging in the balance. Lopez also said that the Spanish infrastructure outfit was open to different alternatives regarding Heathrow. - Sunday Times

The Defence Secretary has labelled any withdrawal by Aviva from investing in defence companies as "immoral". The remarks by Grant Shapps follow a sharp rebuke from the Ministry of Defence for a letter sent by Aviva to investors. In its missive, the firm said that it would be selling out of "certain companies that do not meet our Aviva Baseline Exclusion Policy". Included amongst those were companies that participated in the production of coal, weapons and tobacco. - The Sunday Telegraph

Klarna is creating a British holding company as part of its plans for a flotation. Reports indicate that the the buy now, pay later giant could fetch a valuation of £12bn on the stock market and that the flotation could take place as soon as the first half of 2024. However, the British holding company did not necessarily mean that Klarna would choose London to list, with speculation in the City being that it would choose New York instead. - The Financial Mail on Sunday

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UK renews long-term complex weapons deal with MBDA

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 22 (Reuters) - British defence minister John Healey has announced the renewal of a 6.5 billion pound ($8.40 billion), 10-year complex weapons partnership with MBDA, the European missile systems company.

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Today 10:59

UK PM Starmer throws weight behind GCAP fighter jet project

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 22 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Keir Starmer said he wanted to put "on record" just how important the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) was, dampening speculation that the fighter jet project with Japan and Italy could be axed following a defence review.

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UK PM Starmer tells airshow of importance of GCAP project

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 22 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Keir Starmer said on Monday he wanted to put "on record" just how important the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) was, amid speculation that it could stop supporting the fighter jet project with Japan and Italy.

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Embraer's Eve rolls out flying taxi prototype, cash needs covered until 2027

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20 Jul 2024 23:10

US to take 'hard look' at fighter project, top official says

RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. will closely dissect its plans for a Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) platform - a future family of fighters and drones - before deciding whether to go ahead, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall said on Saturday.

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19 Jul 2024 17:33

UK stocks end with weekly losses as commodity-linked stocks weigh

FTSE 100 down 0.6%, FTSE 250 off 0.8%

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19 Jul 2024 09:38

LONDON BROKER RATINGS: Jefferies raises AJ Bell to 'buy'

(Alliance News) - The following London-listed shares received analyst recommendations Friday morning and on Thursday:

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18 Jul 2024 20:30

UK defence firms discuss boosting support for Ukraine with Zelenskiy

LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Senior executives from British defence firms including BAE and Babcock met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday to discuss the need to boost military support for the country in its conflict with Russia.

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18 Jul 2024 13:05

US State Department OKs possible $138.26 mln weapons sale to Czech Republic -statement

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has backed the possible sale of hellfire missiles and other weapons worth $138.26 million to the Czech Republic via contractors Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems Inc, according to a statement posted online on Thursday.

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18 Jul 2024 09:32

LONDON BROKER RATINGS: Berenberg cuts Babcock International to 'hold'

(Alliance News) - The following London-listed shares received analyst recommendations Thursday morning and on Wednesday:

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12 Jul 2024 21:05

Germany says it won't be cowed by Russia after reported plot to kill Rheinmetall CEO

DUESSELDORF/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Berlin is taking reports of a plot to assassinate the chief executive of arms manufacturer Rheinmetall very seriously and will not be cowed by Russian intimidation, the German government said on Friday.

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11 Jul 2024 16:19

Four European nations agree to jointly develop long-range cruise missiles

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - France, Germany, Italy and Poland signed a letter of intent on Thursday to develop ground-launched cruise missiles with a range beyond 500 km (310 miles), aiming to fill what they say is a gap in European arsenals exposed by Russia's war in Ukraine.

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11 Jul 2024 14:35

France, Germany, Italy, Poland agree to jointly develop long-range cruise missiles

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - France, Germany, Italy and Poland on Thursday kicked off an initiative to develop ground-launched cruise missiles with a range beyond 500 kilometres to fill a gap in European arsenals that they say has been exposed by Russia's war in Ukraine.

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21 Jun 2024 09:28

LONDON BROKER RATINGS: Barclays cuts Ryanair and Wizz Air

(Alliance News) - The following London-listed shares received analyst recommendations Friday morning and on Thursday:

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21 Jun 2024 07:56

JPMorgan lifts BAE Systems price target, points to 'exciting' list of potential new contracts

(Sharecast News) - JPMorgan Cazenove lifted its price target on BAE Systems on Friday to 1,500p from 1,400p as it pointed to an exciting list of potential new contracts.

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