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NASDAQ 100 4,142.6338 -131.9500 -3.0868% 01/09/2015
DOW JONES 16,063.7598 -469.6793 -2.8417% 01/09/2015
EUR/USD 1.1290 -0.0030 -0.2390% 08/01/15 23:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5300 -0.0010 -0.0380% 08/01/15 23:00:00
GOLD 1,142.3000 0.0000 0.0000% 01/09/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 51.8200 0.0000 0.0000% 01/09/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 114.0000 1.0000 0.8800% 02/09/15 09:00:03
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sigma-Aldrich Corp. 139.44 0.02 22:09
Catamaran Corp 61.47 -0.00 14:31
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. 88.19 -0.00 14:31
DIRECTV 93.55 -0.00 14:31
Dish Network Corp. 59.24 -0.05 21:44

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Dollar Tree Inc 69.65 -8.67 22:10
Netflix Inc. 105.79 -8.03 22:10
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 70.99 -5.41 22:02
Avago Technologies Ltd. 119.37 -5.24 22:10
Linear Technology Corp. 38.46 -4.52 22:00

Top News

London open: Stocks recover from previous session's losses

London open: Stocks recover from previous session's losses

UK stocks recovered ground on Wednesday after a batch of weak manufacturing data sent stocks lower in the previous session.

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Aggreko buys Canada's ICS in deal worth £18m

Aggreko buys Canada's ICS in deal worth £18m

Temporary power provider Aggreko said it has agreed to buy most of the assets owned by Canada's ICS Group for £18m....[more]

ASOS chief executive Nick Robertson steps down after 15 years

ASOS chief executive Nick Robertson steps down after 15 years

Online clothing retailer ASOS announced that Nick Robertson will stand down as chief executive officer. ...[more]

DCC deal with Butagaz gets regulatory clearance

DCC deal with Butagaz gets regulatory clearance

DCC said it energy division has received the regulatory clearances necessary to complete the acquisition of Butagaz....[more]

Ryanair passenger numbers grow 10% in August

Ryanair passenger numbers grow 10% in August

Irish carrier Ryanair said traffic grew 10% year-on-year to 10.4m customers, while the load factor rose 2% to 95%....[more]

Bwin receives revised offer from 888

Bwin receives revised offer from 888

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has......[more]

Shire names former Dun & Bradstreet CEO as non-exec

Shire names former Dun & Bradstreet CEO as non-exec

Shire said it has appointed former Dun......[more]

WPP buys Thailand's nudeJEH

WPP buys Thailand's nudeJEH

WPP said it has agreed to buy Thai advertising......[more]

Man Group slumps on China probe reports

Man Group slumps on China probe reports

Shares in Man Group slumped following......[more]

Berkeley may knock Weir off the FTSE 100

Berkeley may knock Weir off the FTSE 100

Housebuilder Berkeley Group could replace industrial engineer Weir in the FTSE 100....[more]

RBC upgrades Debenhams

RBC upgrades Debenhams

RBC Capital Markets upgraded Debenhams to 'outperform'....[more]

HSBC lifts Paddy Power to 'hold'

HSBC lifts Paddy Power to 'hold'

HSBC upgraded Paddy Power to 'hold' from 'reduce' and lifted its price target......[more]

US drone strike kills British IS hacker

US drone strike kills British IS hacker

A British hacker believed to be a cyber expert for Islamic State was killed in Syria ...[more]

Facebook launches digital assistant service to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple

Facebook launches digital assistant service to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple

?M? will be able to complete tasks and find information on the user's behalf...[more]

London Underground defers the launch of Night Tube

London Underground defers the launch of Night Tube

LU announced it after two weeks of "constructive" talks with unions....[more]

UK services sector records best performance in 17 years, says CBI

UK services sector records best performance in 17 years, says CBI

The UK services sector grew in August, recording the biggest influx of work for business and professional services companies since 1998...[more]

Apple's Beats1 head Ian Rogers resigns

Apple's Beats1 head Ian Rogers resigns

Ian Rogers, head of Apple's Beats1's subscription-music service, resigned on Friday...[more]

Syriza leads polls ahead of September election

Syriza leads polls ahead of September election

Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party would be the biggest political force after the Greek elections on 20 Septembe...[more]

Austrian police arrest three suspects after 71 bodies found in lorry

Austrian police arrest three suspects after 71 bodies found in lorry

Three people were arrested on Friday in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants ...[more]

Wave of migrants arrives in Germany amid EU asylum rules crisis

Wave of migrants arrives in Germany amid EU asylum rules crisis

Germany witnessed a wave of migrants arriving by train from Hungary...[more]

Japan withdraws its 2020 Olympic Games logo

Japan withdraws its 2020 Olympic Games logo

The decission came amig plagiarism allegations...[more]

Cameron announces fines for companies failing to pay minimum wage

Cameron announces fines for companies failing to pay minimum wage

Businesses that fail to pay their staff will face a penalty of 200% of the unpaid amount up to £20,000...[more]

Google to respond to allegations of search dominance abuse in India

Google to respond to allegations of search dominance abuse in India

The preliminary findings of the three-year-old investigation into Google's functioning in India were on Tuesday submitted ...[more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Living wage, China, North Sea

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Living wage, China, North Sea

Company bosses face tough new fines and disqualification under plans by David Cameron to force businesses to pay the national living wage. The prime minister says that the new, higher minimum wage, which will reach £9 an hour by the end of the decade, will work only if it is properly enforced. - The Times

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Market Buzz [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, crude oil, Poundland

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, crude oil, Poundland

Wed, 02 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Tesco has named a consortium led by South Korean private equity firm MBK Partners as the preferred bidder for its business in the country, according to two people with knowledge of ... [more]

Put your money in the bank, Morgan Stanley tells clients

Tue, 01 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Corporate earnings in Europe will be flat this year, but stocks in the region are relatively undervalued versus bonds, although investors would be well advised to remain relatively ... [more]

HSBC upgrades Shell, BG to 'buy'

Tue, 01 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - HSBC upgraded its stance on Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group to 'buy' from 'hold' as it took a look at global integrated oil companies.... [more]

Company News [more]

Ryanair passenger numbers grow 10% in August

Ryanair passenger numbers grow 10% in August

Wed, 02 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Irish carrier Ryanair said traffic grew 10% year-on-year to 10.4m customers, while the load factor, which measures how many seats were actually taken up on each flight, rose 2% to 9... [more]

Learning Communities Consortium preferred bidder for Australia school project

Wed, 02 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Infrastructure investor International Public Partnership (INPP) said the Learning Communities Victoria Consortium (LCVC) has been selected by the Victorian Department of Education a... [more]

Tesco reportedly picks MBK as preferred bidder for Homeplus

Wed, 02 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Tesco has reportedly chosen private equity firm MBK Partners as preferred bidder for its South Korean unit, Homeplus.... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK manufacturing PMI declines in August

Tue, 01 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Growth in the British manufacturing sector slowed down in August, figures released on Tuesday showed.... [more]

Bidders line up for City Airport

Sun, 30 August 2015

Director Dealings [more]

GSK's Slaoui buys 5,060 shares at 1,256.18p each

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline's chairman of vaccines has purchased a £63,563 stake in the pharmaceutical giant.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US jobs data and ECB policy meeting on the horizon

Fri, 28 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - All eyes will be on the latest US jobs data in the coming week.... [more]