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The FT 04/03

Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)  hit by coronavirus and flood claims. The FTSE 250 group encouraged by car insurance prices rising at the same pace as payouts.

Food-to-go retailer Greggs (GRG) says poor weather hits sales. Sausage roll maker enjoys record profits but coronavirus makes 2020 outlook ‘uncertain’.

Barclays (BARC) acquittals show SFO’s ‘waste and incompetence’. Defence lawyer calls for top-to-bottom review of UK fraud agency.

Amazon battles sharp price rises of coronavirus products. Masks and hand sanitisers sold at 2,000% mark-ups as health crisis widens

Thermo Fisher to buy Qiagen in $11.5bn deal. Dutch company is developing kits to test for novel coronavirus.


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