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NASDAQ 100 4,858.9092 -32.4538 -0.6635% 23/09/2016
DOW JONES 18,286.6504 -131.0109 -0.7123% 23/09/2016
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GBP/USD 1.2960 -0.0110 -0.8680% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,338.6500 -0.0045 -0.0336% 23/09/16 22:00:11
BRENT CRUDE 46.1300 -0.0154 -3.2305% 23/09/16 22:00:11
UK RISK PREMIUM 88.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 15/09/16 12:40:06
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Endo International Plc 23.39 15.45 21:57
Liberty Interactive Corporation QVC Group 19.95 2.15 22:10
JD.com, Inc. 26.84 2.05 22:10
Discovery Communications Inc. Class C 25.22 1.53 22:10
Liberty Global plc Series A 34.43 1.50 22:01

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 127.22 -4.84 22:08
Yahoo! Inc. 42.80 -3.06 22:06
Liberty Media Corporation - Class A 29.15 -2.90 21:58
Skyworks Solutions Inc. 74.77 -2.77 22:10
Liberty Media Corporation - Series C 28.61 -2.69 21:58

Top News

London close: Stocks end slightly lower amid oil price volatility

London close: Stocks end slightly lower amid oil price volatility

Stocks ended marginally lower on Friday, but well off their lows of the session, as investors booked profits following a four-day rally.

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Sports Direct shares jump as it appoints Mike Ashley CEO

Sports Direct shares jump as it appoints Mike Ashley CEO

Mike Ashley, the retailer's founder and majority shareholder, was appointed chief executive of Sports Direct on Friday.

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Yahoo confirms largest data breach on record as 500 million account details stolen

Yahoo confirms largest data breach on record as 500 million account details stolen

Internet company Yahoo has confirmed reports that more than 500m of its accounts have been hacked in the largest data breach......[more]

ECB wished economy responded quicker to QE, says Constancio

ECB wished economy responded quicker to QE, says Constancio

The European Central Bank had hoped its stimulus measures would have provided a boost to the eurozone economy at a faster pace....[more]

Co-op's first half profits plunge but turnaround plan 'firmly on track'

Co-op's first half profits plunge but turnaround plan "firmly on track"

The Co-operative Group’s first half profits plunged 53% as the company invested in its three-year turnaround plan.

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Vodafone extends agreement with Afrimax

Vodafone extends agreement with Afrimax

Vodafone and 4G-LTE telecommunications......[more]

Tullow Oil confirms insurance cover for Jubilee turret

Tullow Oil confirms insurance cover for Jubilee turret

Tullow Oil said on Friday that hull and machinery......[more]

Ex-Tesco executives plead not guilty to charges

Ex-Tesco executives plead not guilty to charges

Three of Tesco?s former top managers pleaded......[more]

Anglo American appoints new finance director

Anglo American appoints new finance director

Anglo American has appointed Fortescue......[more]

BofA ML upgrades Jimmy Choo to 'buy'

BofA ML upgrades Jimmy Choo to 'buy'

Jimmy Choo got a boost on Friday as Bank of America Merrill Lynch upped the stock......[more]

Polymetal slides as shareholders sell stakes

Polymetal slides as shareholders sell stakes

Shares in Polymetal International tanked on Friday after two investors said......[more]

Credit Suisse starts ASOS at 'neutral'

Credit Suisse starts ASOS at 'neutral'

Credit Suisse initiated coverage of ASOS at ?neutral? with a 5,100p price target......[more]

Women work four years more than men during their lifetime

Women work four years more than men during their lifetime

Women around the world spend an extra month more every year working on paid and unpaid labour than their male peers, according to a report by ActionAid.

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Instagram hits 500,000 advertisers despite strong competition

Instagram hits 500,000 advertisers despite strong competition

Facebook-owned social media site Instagram has doubled its number of advertisers to 500,000 in just six months, as companies bank on its increased popularity.

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Marriott International acquires Starwood to create world's largest hotel group

Marriott International acquires Starwood to create world's largest hotel group

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is set to be acquired by Marriott International in a transaction which will create the world's largest hotel company.

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Tesla releases much-anticipated 8.0 software update

Tesla releases much-anticipated 8.0 software update

Elon Musk's Tesla Motors released its 8.0 software update on Thursday, including improvements to its controversial Autopilot self-driving system.

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Commerzbank job cuts could reportedly reach 5,000

Commerzbank job cuts could reportedly reach 5,000

As many as 5,000 jobs could be lost at Commerzbank, as Germany's second biggest lender prepares to revamp its operations, according to German daily newspaper Boersen-Zeitung.

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Friday newspaper round-up: BoE, Brexit, Trade War

Friday newspaper round-up: BoE, Brexit, Trade War

Mark Carney has urged the government to take decisive action to lift the UK’s moribund economy as he said that the central bank could do little to improve Britain’s long-term prospects. Politicians need to make the running now by taking bold decisions on public spending and economic reforms, the governor of the Bank of England signalled last night in Berlin in a speech on climate change. - The Times

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Twitter shares rise after reports of takeover bids

Twitter shares rise after reports of takeover bids

Social media microblogging site Twitter is set to be the subject of a takeover bid from Salesforce.com, according to reports from the Wall Street Journal, as shares in the company surged on Friday.

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Facebook overestimates video viewing figures to advertisers' anger

Facebook overestimates video viewing figures to advertisers' anger

Advertisers are unhappy with Facebook as the social network significantly overstated the average viewing time for its video advertisements, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Amazon fined by London court for transporting dangerous goods

Amazon fined by London court for transporting dangerous goods

Amazon UK has been fined £65,000 after it was found to have attempted to ship dangerous goods through the air.

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Market Buzz [more]

BAE Systems's heir presumptive picks up shares

BAE Systems's heir presumptive picks up shares

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - BAE's heir presumptive to its current chief, Ian King, picked up a sizeable number of shares the day after being assigned responsibility for the aerospace engineer's UK defence and ... [more]

Friday newspaper share tips: Thomas Cook, Kier Group

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Thomas Cook will likely come through its current troubles the same as it has on other occassions when througout the past 175 years when it has found itself in a pinch, The Daily Tel... [more]

Broker tips: Persimmon, Jimmy Choo, ASOS

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilder Persimmon and its peers got a boost on Friday as Liberum upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and lifted price targets across the sector as it took a more positive v... [more]

Company News [more]

Constellation health acquires VEGA medical professionals

Constellation health acquires VEGA medical professionals

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Constellation healthcare Technologies (CHT), a US based Healthcare services company, has announced that it has acquired VEGA medical professionals.... [more]

MX Oil widens loss as it continues development

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Oil and gas investing company MX Oil announced its unaudited half-year results for the six months to 30 June on Friday - a period in which it once again made nil revenue, but contin... [more]

Beowulf Mining revises Kallak North application

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mineral exploration and development company Beowulf updated the market on the application process for Kallak North on Friday, having submitted a letter to the Mining Inspectorate of... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK inflation expectations dip in September

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Inflation expectations in the UK slipped in September, the latest reading on a widely-followed gauge revealed.... [more]

Treasury Minister Jim O'Neill resigns

Fri, 23 September 2016

Director Dealings [more]

BAE Systems's heir presumptive picks up shares

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - BAE's heir presumptive to its current chief, Ian King, picked up a sizeable number of shares the day after being assigned responsibility for the aerospace engineer's UK defence and ... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Investors back on US data watch

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors' focus will likely revert to gauging the health of the US economy over the coming week, with a barrage of high-frequency indicators set for release on Friday.... [more]