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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 149.36 5.77 15:48
Adobe Systems Inc. 77.09 2.87 15:48
Ctrip.Com International Ltd. Ads 37.19 2.37 15:48
Intuit Inc. 93.32 2.09 15:48
Verisk Analytics Inc. 67.71 2.06 15:48

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Activision Blizzard Inc. 27.40 -10.22 15:48
Tesla Motors Inc 145.63 -3.22 15:48
NetApp Inc. 21.20 -2.44 15:48
Viacom Inc. Class B 31.69 -1.74 15:48
TripAdvisor Inc. 60.01 -1.74 15:48

Top News

Deutsche Bank confirms plans for €?4.4bn debt buyback

Deutsche Bank confirms plans for €?4.4bn debt buyback

Deutsche Bank has announced plans for a ?4.4bn (£2.6m) emergency debt buyback of euro- and dollar-denominated debt....[more]

House builder Countryside only hits £1bn valuation in IPO

House builder Countryside only hits £1bn valuation in IPO

Housebuilder Countryside Properties listed on the stock market at 225p per share, at the lower end of its expected range....[more]

SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

The founder of SuperGroup ? the company behind the popular Superdry fashion brand ? has sold 4m shares due to ?personal circumstances?....[more]

UBS downgrades BT on increasing competition

UBS downgrades BT on increasing competition

UBS downgraded BT Group to ‘sell’ from ‘neutral’ with an unchanged 430p price target, saying the risk/reward profile was unattractive.

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US retail sales rise more than expected in January

US retail sales rise more than expected in January

US retail sales rose more than expected in January, according to data from the Commerce Department.

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Rio Tinto battered by commodities storm

Rio Tinto battered by commodities storm

Rio Tinto was insistent it was weathering......[more]

Glencore confirms production and metals streaming deal

Glencore confirms production and metals streaming deal

Glencore has agreed a $500m gold and silver... ...[more]

Tate & Lyle volumes up in third quarter, but margins down

Tate & Lyle volumes up in third quarter, but margins down

Tate & Lyle remained stable in its third......[more]

Thomas Cook playing to strengths

Thomas Cook playing to strengths

Geopolitical uncertainty and the threat of......[more]

CMA fines GSK £38m for generics delay scam

CMA fines GSK £38m for generics delay scam

GlaxoSmithKline made illegal payments to rivals, according to UK competition watchdog....[more]

UK construction output rises as expected

UK construction output rises as expected

UK construction output rose as forecast in December, according to ONS data....[more]

US import prices down 1.1% in January

US import prices down 1.1% in January

US import prices fell for the seventh month in a row, Labor Department data showed....[more]

Friday night flooding possible in the City

Friday night flooding possible in the City

City commuters have been warned of potential floods in London on Friday afternoon....[more]

Sweden cuts interest rates by more than expected, Gilts jump

Sweden cuts interest rates by more than expected, Gilts jump

Sweden's central bank trimmed its main policy interest rate on Thursday by more than had been expected, brushing aside worries of a housing market bubble and strong domestic demand in the economy.

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Societe Generale tumbles as it warns over profit target

Societe Generale tumbles as it warns over profit target

Shares in Societe Generale tumbled on Thursday as the French bank reported a smaller-than-expected rise in fourth quarter net profit and warned that it might miss its profit target this year.

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Buy-to-let investors flood market, pushing house prices up says RICS

Buy-to-let investors flood market, pushing house prices up says RICS

A shortage of homes is pushing prices up as buy-to-let investors flood the market, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK Residential Market Survey.

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Irish long-term debt auction sees strong demand

Irish long-term debt auction sees strong demand

The Irish Treasury got off €1.0bn in 10-year debt at a record low yield on Thursday in the face of election uncertainty, amid a recent sharp increase in demand for those sovereign bonds deemed safest by investors.

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Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have detected the presence of gravitational waves for the first time, proving part of Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity and opening up a new means of observing the Universe.

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Friday newspaper round-up: SuperGroup, Google, Sainsbury's, Barclays

Friday newspaper round-up: SuperGroup, Google, Sainsbury's, Barclays

Jamie Dimon has tried to put out a fire in financials stocks, spending more than $26m to buy half a million shares in JPMorgan Chase, the bank he has run for a decade. The purchase — confirmed in a filing on Thursday evening — is the first big open-market purchase Mr Dimon has made since the “London Whale” scandal four years ago, when the bank’s shares were knocked by the disclosure that a trading desk had racked up billions of dollars of losses. – Financial Times

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Friday newspaper share tips: Confidence over Informa's future earning

Friday newspaper share tips: Confidence over Informa's future earning

The Times’ Tempus is confident about Informa’s future and the ability to raise earnings again, though acknowledged some investors might be tempted to take profits.

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Friday broker round-up

Friday broker round-up

Cambian Group: Berenberg downgrades to hold with a target of 60p.

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Twitter edges lower after reporting flat user numbers

Twitter edges lower after reporting flat user numbers

Shares in Twitter were sent packing after the company reported that user growth numbers topped out at the end of 2015 and provided lower-than-expected financial guidance.

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Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have detected the presence of gravitational waves for the first time, proving part of Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity and opening up a new means of observing the Universe.

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Market Buzz [more]

Greene King's newest director buys in to company

Greene King's newest director buys in to company

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Greene King's newest director has put his money behind the company he'll chair later this year.... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cambian Group: Berenberg downgrades to hold with a target of 60p.... [more]

Investec upgrades StanChart on weak year-to-date performance

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investec upgraded Standard Chartered to 'buy' from 'hold', with the stock trading at a fresh 21st century low of 387p.... [more]

Company News [more]

Capita named preferred bidder for Lancashire contract

Capita named preferred bidder for Lancashire contract

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Outsourcer Capita has been appointed preferred bidder by Blackburn with Darwen Council to become its technical series partner, in a deal expected to be worth at least £60m.... [more]

Holders buffeted by tough components markets

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Holders Technology was buffeted by volatile markets for its electrical components in 2015, with group revenue down significantly in the 12 months to 30 November, it said on Friday.... [more]

Premier Oil and Rockhopper abandon Ocean Rig contract

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Oil and gas companies Premier Oil and Rockhopper Exploration announced the termination of a joint venture drilling contract with Ocean Rig in the Falklands.... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK referendum likely to be held on 23 June, Morgan Stanley says

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - There is a relatively high chance that European Union heads of state can reach an agreement in time to call the UK referendum on continued EU membership by June, Morgan Stanley said... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Greene King's newest director buys in to company

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Greene King's newest director has put his money behind the company he'll chair later this year.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Carney and US employment report in focus

Fri, 29 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the coming week, Bank of England governor Mark Carney will have a chance to explain the Monetary Policy Committee´s take on recent events in global capital markets, following rec... [more]