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WILLIAM HILL
UBS has downgraded William Hill from “buy” to “neutral” and lifted its target price from 315p to 360p as it nears two deals to buy Sportingbet and Playtech’s stake in William Hill online.

MILLENNIUM AND COPTHORNE
Credit Suisse has downgraded the hotel group from to “neutral” from “outperform” and said with trading risks increasing it remains cautious on prospects.

TALKTALK
Espirito Santo raised its target from 135p to 140p and kept its “sell” rating ahead of its results next week. Espirito said growth will depend on YouView’s success, which “is far from certain.”