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Shares rise as much as 16% in after-hours trade after earnings ease investor worries

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Gains help to claw back some of last week’s bruising decline

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Futuristic transport plan abandoned by kingdom following Virgin Group founder criticism

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US currency is expected to maintain its momentum but medium-term risks remain

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Italian assets rally on budget accord while sterling gets support from wage data

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Ride-hailing group’s move to list within months sets up direct competition with Lyft

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Shares rise as much as 16% in after-hours trade after earnings ease investor worries

updated

Bankers propose colossal valuation above $100bn

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