Best of the Brokers for 03 March 2015

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TULLOW OIL
Stifel reiterated its “buy” rating on the oil firm, following the announcement that Côte d’Ivoire has applied for provisional measures to be ordered in Ghana’s maritime boundary dispute.

SMITH & NEPHEW
Numis reiterated its “hold” rating on the medical equipment manufacturer, saying bid speculation “overshadows the strategic progress that the company is making”.