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NASDAQ 100 4,519.0928 -38.2810 -0.8400% 27/07/2015
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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amgen Inc. 165.54 4.38 21:55
Biogen Inc 309.43 3.13 22:10
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.36 2.81 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 47.91 1.25 22:10
Intel Corp. 28.35 1.03 21:55

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mylan Inc. 56.37 -14.51 21:58
Tesla Motors Inc 253.01 -4.67 22:10
Baidu Inc. 197.68 -4.16 22:10
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 5.08 -3.97 22:10
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 99.23 -3.12 22:10

Top News

RBS plans to sell more Citizens shares, could cut stake

RBS plans to sell more Citizens shares, could cut stake

Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed that it will soon sell another part of its shareholding in Citizens Financial Group, the US subsidiary it floated in New York last September, in an underwritten public follow-on offering.

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BP posts 64% decline in second-quarter profits

BP posts 64% decline in second-quarter profits

BP has reported a 64% slump quarterly profits as the low oil price and fallout from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill continued. ...[more]

Diageo and Heineken swap South Africa and Namiba joint ventures

Diageo and Heineken swap South Africa and Namiba joint ventures

Diageo has agreed to sell all its stakes in joint-owned breweries in Namibia and South Africa to Heineken......[more]

UK GDP growth accelerates in the second quarter, as expected

UK GDP growth accelerates in the second quarter, as expected

The UK economy accelerated significantly in the second quarter of the year, led by growth in industrial production....[more]

UK average house price overtakes pre-crisis high, says Land Registry

UK average house price overtakes pre-crisis high, says Land Registry

UK property price trends are on the rise, according to the Land Registry, lifting the average property value in England and Wales....[more]

Ryanair reports first-quarter profit up 25%

Ryanair reports first-quarter profit up 25%

Ryanair was in the red despite posting......[more]

Pearson may sell 50% stake in the Economist

Pearson may sell 50% stake in the Economist

Part-owner of the Economist......[more]

BG says Brazil has approved Shell offer

BG says Brazil has approved Shell offer

BG Group, which has agreed to be taken......[more]

Trap Oil to acquire Jersey Oil and Gas

Trap Oil to acquire Jersey Oil and Gas

Shares in Trap Oil Group plummeted over 20% early on Tuesday, after the company......[more]

Credit Suisse downgrades UK equities

Credit Suisse downgrades UK equities

Credit Suisse downgraded UK equities to ?benchmark? from ?overweight'....[more]

Credit Suisse ups Bwin to 'neutral'

Credit Suisse ups Bwin to 'neutral'

Credit Suisse upgraded Bwin.party Digital Entertainment to ?neutral?....[more]

Sharp drop in Shanghai stocks as industrial profits slip in June

Sharp drop in Shanghai stocks as industrial profits slip in June

Chinese stocks were registering another large drop at the start of the week although no immediate triggers for the selling were readily apparent.

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German business confidence holds up in July

German business confidence holds up in July

Business in confidence in Germany held up in July better than was expected by analysts, according to the most widely followed gauge.

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Tuesday newspaper round-up: London property, Britain, Eurozone

Tuesday newspaper round-up: London property, Britain, Eurozone

David Cameron will promise today to unmask the corrupt offshore companies that are buying up luxury London properties using “plundered and laundered cash”. In a vow to stop Britain from becoming a haven for “dirty money”, the prime minister will disclose plans to shine a light on the secretive and sometimes criminal companies buying homes in the most exclusive - The Times

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Market Buzz [more]

Canaccord ups RSA Insurance to 'buy', cites possible bid from Zurich Insurance

Canaccord ups RSA Insurance to 'buy', cites possible bid from Zurich Insurance

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - With a potential bid now on the cards, Canaccord Genuity raised its rating on RSA Insurance to 'buy' from 'sell' and upped the target price to 500p from 385p, which is a 10% discoun... [more]

Goldman Sachs upgrades Aveva on Schneider deal

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs upgraded Aveva to 'neutral' from 'sell' and raised the price target to 2,450p from 1,300p following the company's deal with Schneider Electric.... [more]

Credit Suisse ups Bwin to 'neutral', sees strategic rationale to 888 deal

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse upgraded Bwin.party Digital Entertainment to 'neutral' from 'underperform' and raised the price target to 110p from 80p, saying it's now very likely a deal will take p... [more]

Company News [more]

Majestic Wine launches click & collect service for Naked Wine orders

Majestic Wine launches click & collect service for Naked Wine orders

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Majestic Wine has launched a click & collect service for its Naked Wines, an online crowd funded wine retailer.... [more]

Informa shares rise on first half revenue boost

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Media and events business Informa reported an 8.6% boost in revenue, which it said reflected disposal of some units and positive returns from new acquisitions.... [more]

RSA says it is not holding talks with Zurich Insurance

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - RSA says it is not holding talks with Zurich Insurance.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Cameron says there is no place for "dirty money" in the UK property market

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Prime Minister David Cameron said London is not "a place to stash dodgy cash" from foreign fraudsters, promising to tackle corruption in the country.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Allergy Technologies' chief executive buys 50,000 shares

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The chief executive of Allergy Therapeutics bought new shares in the company few days after releasing a positive trading update.... [more]

Results Round-up

Mon, 27 July 2015

Week Ahead

Week ahead: All eyes on US FOMC meeting

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - All eyes next week will be trained on the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting. The country's central bank is not expected to change its policy settings. However, investors will be c... [more]