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NASDAQ 100 4,535.6572 -10.4031 -0.2288% 28/05/2015
DOW JONES 18,124.3496 -36.8702 -0.2030% 28/05/2015
EUR/USD 1.0960 0.0000 -0.0140% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5330 0.0010 0.0940% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,185.0000 -0.0085 -0.0717% 28/05/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 61.7300 -0.0131 -2.0780% 28/05/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 130.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 28/05/15 17:00:10
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Western Digital Corp. 99.23 5.15 22:00
eBay Inc. 60.56 1.99 21:56
Seagate Technology Plc 56.37 1.85 22:00
Staples Inc. 16.49 1.66 21:39
Garmin Ltd. 46.22 1.66 22:05

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sirius XM Holdings Inc 3.80 -2.56 22:01
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 6.14 -2.38 22:00
TripAdvisor Inc. 76.80 -2.17 22:01
Expeditors International Of Washington Inc. 45.98 -2.13 22:00
Amgen Inc. 157.34 -1.93 22:06

Top News

US close: Stocks decline amid growing concerns over first rate hike

US close: Stocks decline amid growing concerns over first rate hike

US stocks on Thursday amid growing concerns over the timing of the first Federal Reserve rate hike.

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Greece and creditors are converging, but 'high-level' intervention needed

Greece and creditors are converging, but 'high-level' intervention needed

The official in charge of leading negotiations between Greece and its creditors has said that 'high-level' political intervention......[more]

Sector movers: Technology shares lend support to London trading

Sector movers: Technology shares lend support to London trading

Technology and software shares nudged the FTSE 100 back above the 7,000 mark on Thursday....[more]

Network Rail workers plan new strikes for June after union rejects pay offer

Network Rail workers plan new strikes for June after union rejects pay offer

Network Rail workers are due to go on strike twice in June after a recent pay offer was rejected by the union.

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US oil inventories fall more than forecast, EIA data shows

US oil inventories fall more than forecast, EIA data shows

Crude prices trimmed earlier losses on Thursday afternoon after data showed that US oil supplies declined......[more]

IG Group on track to deliver full-year guidance

IG Group on track to deliver full-year guidance

IG Group said on Thursday in a trading update......[more]

Tate & Lyle slides on results

Tate & Lyle slides on results

Tate & Lyle's full year profits dropped 30%....[more]

Premier, Rockhopper and Falkland gain

Premier, Rockhopper and Falkland gain

Shares in Premier Oil, Rockhopper Exploration......[more]

Northbridge takes evasive action

Northbridge takes evasive action

Northbridge slashes costs to stay in black....[more]

FTSE 100 movers: Sports Direct higher

FTSE 100 movers: Sports Direct higher

UK stocks were subdued on Thursday, following weak economic data....[more]

FTSE 250 movers: Paypoint surges

FTSE 250 movers: Paypoint surges

Greek uncertainty and weak economic data weighed on stocks on Thursday....[more]

Friday preview: Second estimate of US GDP

Friday preview: Second estimate of US GDP

The US economy may have contracted in the first quarter, according to forecasts....[more]

New strikes planned at Network Rail

New strikes planned at Network Rail

Network Rail workers are due to go on strike twice in June......[more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Broadcom, Thomas Cook, Bank of England

Thursday newspaper round-up: Broadcom, Thomas Cook, Bank of England

According to The Wall Street Journal, chipmaker Broadcom is in "advanced talks" to be taken over by peer Avago Technologies in a deal worth $35m.

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Broker tips: HSBC, Intertek, ICAP, Non-life insurers

Broker tips: HSBC, Intertek, ICAP, Non-life insurers

UBS has maintained a 'neutral' stance on HSBC ahead of the bank's strategy update on 9 June, saying that management is unlikely to deliver what is needed.

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Market Buzz [more]

Raymond James cuts BT to 'underperform'; sees headwinds from changing competitive landscape

Raymond James cuts BT to 'underperform'; sees headwinds from changing competitive landscape

Thu, 28 May 2015

Raymond James downgraded its stance on BT Group to 'underperform' from 'strong buy' and cut its price target to 438p from 500p on Thursday, pointing to a radical change in the competitive market.... [more]

Friday preview: Second estimate of US GDP to show economy contracted in Q1

Thu, 28 May 2015

The US economy may have contracted in the first quarter, according to forecasts ahead of Friday's second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP).... [more]

AFH Financial Group's investment officer increases stake

Thu, 28 May 2015

AFH Financial Group's chief investment officer has bought some shares, the company said on Thursday.... [more]

Company News [more]

Ashtead drops following comments from US competitor

Ashtead drops following comments from US competitor

Thu, 28 May 2015

Shares in US equipment rental company United Rentals Inc dropped 6% on Thursday, with traders pointing to comments from the company at KeyBanc capital markets conference, during which it played down a... [more]

Friday preview: Second estimate of US GDP to show economy contracted in Q1

Thu, 28 May 2015

The US economy may have contracted in the first quarter, according to forecasts ahead of Friday's second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP).... [more]

Ambrian's maiden results hurt by lower economic growth in key markets

Thu, 28 May 2015

Stockbroking and trading services group Ambrian said its full-year results were hurt by lower-than-expected economic growth in its key markets due to tight credit conditions for its users.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Network Rail workers plan new strikes for June

Thu, 28 May 2015

Network Rail workers are due to go on strike twice in June after a recent pay offer was rejected by the union.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

AFH Financial Group's investment officer increases stake

Thu, 28 May 2015

AFH Financial Group's chief investment officer has bought some shares, the company said on Thursday.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US data in focus

Sun, 24 May 2015

The coming week will see a raft of macroeconomic data published Stateside, with perhaps the second reading on first quarter gross domestic product standing out the most. The most recent tracking estim... [more]