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NASDAQ 100 4,418.6621 -14.7320 -0.3323% 06/07/2015
DOW JONES 17,642.4902 -46.5294 -0.2624% 06/07/2015
EUR/USD 1.0970 -0.0080 -0.7510% 06/06/15 23:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5460 -0.0150 -0.9570% 06/06/15 23:00:00
GOLD 1,166.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 06/07/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 58.7800 0.0000 0.0000% 06/07/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 122.0000 -2.0000 -1.6100% 07/07/15 11:40:03
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Stericycle Inc. 136.93 1.70 22:10
Charter Communications Inc. 174.07 1.32 21:28
Ross Stores Inc. 49.87 1.13 22:01
Paychex Inc. 48.17 1.10 22:10
Verisk Analytics Inc. 73.76 0.96 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 189.03 -4.06 21:55
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 4.86 -3.95 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 18.32 -3.93 21:58
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.77 -3.44 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 134.20 -2.50 21:57

Top News

London open: Stocks inch lower ahead of key Greek summit

London open: Stocks inch lower ahead of key Greek summit

UK stocks were trading slightly lower on Tuesday morning as investors awaited news from a meeting of Eurozone officials to discuss fresh proposals from Greece.

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Marks & Spencer clothing sales better than feared, strong food still misses estimates

Marks & Spencer clothing sales better than feared, strong food still misses estimates

Womenswear sales were hit in the first quarter at M&S but were better than analysts had feared, contributing to total growth of 1.8%....[more]

Energy market investigation by CMA calls for tariff caps to prevent overcharging

Energy market investigation by CMA calls for tariff caps to prevent overcharging

Energy market investigation by UK competition authority criticises power companies for charges and proposes capping some tariffs....[more]

ASOS sales surge 20% as management sets out upbeat outlook for full year

ASOS sales surge 20% as management sets out upbeat outlook for full year

Online fashion retailer ASOS said its sales for the full year should be at the higher end of its 15-20% guided growth range....[more]

Rolls-Royce price target slashed to 640p by JP Morgan Cazenove

Rolls-Royce price target slashed to 640p by JP Morgan Cazenove

Shares in Rolls-Royce still diving on Tuesday, with JP Morgan among those downgrading the engine maker a day after its profit warning....[more]

German factory orders decline in May

German factory orders decline in May

Orders fell 0.2% in May, but beat estimates....[more]

Eurozone investor confidence gains, survey shows

Eurozone investor confidence gains, survey shows

Sentix survey improves despite Greek woes....[more]

US services sector expands, says ISM

US services sector expands, says ISM

PMI rises in June but less than hoped....[more]

Cineworld upbeat after solid ticket sales

Cineworld upbeat after solid ticket sales

Cineworld reports interim revenue growth of 11.2%....[more]

Eagle Eye soars on Sainsbury's deal

Eagle Eye soars on Sainsbury's deal

Saisbury's signs contract to employ Eagle Eye Solutions digital voucher platform. ...[more]

Investec upgrades Lloyds to 'hold'

Investec upgrades Lloyds to 'hold'

Investec has lifted its rating for Lloyds but said it prefers other banks....[more]

Stagecoach to lose West Coast franchise

Stagecoach to lose West Coast franchise

Stagecoach has lost the South West Trains franchise beyond February 2017....[more]

Corporate risk appetite in UK has grown post-election

Corporate risk appetite in UK has grown post-election

Global audit and consulting group Deloitte said British companies' appetite for risk has increased since the country's election in May...[more]

Tube strikes set to go ahead this Wednesday

Tube strikes set to go ahead this Wednesday

Four unions planning a 24-hour strike starting on 8 July....[more]

Greece handed reform plan ultimatum as new finance minister takes office

Greece handed reform plan ultimatum as new finance minister takes office

Leaders from Germany and France urged Athens to come up with new proposals late on Monday, following the country's referendum vote against previously proposed bailout conditions.

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Britain to honour victims of 7/7 London bombings

Britain to honour victims of 7/7 London bombings

Britain will on Tuesday honour the victims of the 7/7 terrorist attacks that took place in London ten years ago.

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Osborne's Budget to include extension of Sunday trading hours

Osborne's Budget to include extension of Sunday trading hours

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to announce in Wednesday's Budget that shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays.

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Google launches rival to Uber called RideWith

Google launches rival to Uber called RideWith

Google has launched RideWith, its first car-sharing app....[more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Greece, UK banks, Sainsbury's

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Greece, UK banks, Sainsbury's

“The European Central Bank has tightened liquidity conditions for the Greek banking system following the landslide victory for the Leftist government in Sunday’s referendum,” writes The Telegraph.

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Market Buzz [more]

ARM Holdings gains on Morgan Stanley upgrade to 'overweight'

ARM Holdings gains on Morgan Stanley upgrade to 'overweight'

Tue, 07 July 2015

Shares in chipmaker ARM Holdings have been boosted after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and raised its share price target to 1,180p from 980p.... [more]

Investec upgrades Lloyds from 'sell' to 'hold', but prefers other banks

Tue, 07 July 2015

Investec has lifted its rating for Lloyds 'sell' to 'hold,' and upped its price target from 84p to 86p.... [more]

Analysts hold forecasts on Cineworld despite positive outlook

Tue, 07 July 2015

Analysts left ratings for Cineworld unchanged following a positive trading statement which recorded revenues up 11.2% for the first half of the year.... [more]

Company News [more]

Idox acquires Cloud Amber for £4.95m

Idox acquires Cloud Amber for £4.95m

Tue, 07 July 2015

Software and services supplier Idox has acquired Cloud Amber, a provider of solutions for the management of road traffic and public transport, for £4.95m.... [more]

Stagecoach to lose UK's West Coast train franchise

Tue, 07 July 2015

Stagecoach has lost the contract to run the South West Trains franchise beyond February 2017, despite management's confidence about extending it until at least April 2019.... [more]

Robert Walters surges higher after 11% rise in second-quarter fee income

Tue, 07 July 2015

Shares in Robert Walters surged 6% after the recruitment specialist posted an 11% rise in second-quarter net fee income, despite currency headwinds, and sounded a confident note on its full-year outlo... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK industrial output accelerates on mining, quarrying growth

Tue, 07 July 2015

Growth in British industrial production accelerated more than expected in May, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Strategic Minerals CEO shows confidence with purchase of 4.7m shares

Mon, 06 July 2015

The chief executive of Strategic Minerals bought 4.7m shares in the company which last week was hit by a "misinterpretation" of an annual general meeting statement.... [more]

ITV's chairman buys new shares

Fri, 03 July 2015

Week Ahead

Week ahead: All eyes on Greece (and the US dollar)

Fri, 03 July 2015

The very short-term outlook for financial markets has grown more uncertain, but that may throw up some investment opportunities.... [more]