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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesla Motors Inc 233.65 6.97 17:47
Baidu Inc. 222.57 2.62 17:47
Fastenal Co. 42.50 2.09 17:47
Apple Inc. 132.83 1.96 17:47
KLA-Tencor Corp. 60.00 1.88 17:47

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Applied Materials Inc. 20.19 -7.36 17:47
Mylan Inc. 72.19 -5.09 17:47
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 127.43 -4.33 17:47
Amgen Inc. 162.54 -3.20 17:47
CH Robinson Worldwide Inc 68.44 -3.13 17:47

Top News

London close: Stocks edge higher on positive Greek news

London close: Stocks edge higher on positive Greek news

London equities ended in the blue after news broke that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had “clipped the wings” of his bellicose finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis.

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Britain could lose 14% of its GDP by 2030, studies reveal

Britain could lose 14% of its GDP by 2030, studies reveal

Britain could lose 14% of its GDP by 2030 if it leaves the European Union, German studies show....[more]

Sector Movers: Financial services, mining stocks lead the FTSE 100

Sector Movers: Financial services, mining stocks lead the FTSE 100

Banking, financial services and insurance stocks ensured that the FTSE 100 stayed firmly in the green on Monday....[more]

British Gas invests £50m in 350 new customer service jobs

British Gas invests £50m in 350 new customer service jobs

British Gas announced it will invest £50m to create 350 new jobs and improve its customer service.

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HSBC and Standard Chartered not leaving London reckon brokers

HSBC and Standard Chartered not leaving London reckon brokers

Reports that HSBC was examining a potential flotation or sale of its UK high street bank led to its shares....[more]

Centrica maintains gloomy forecast

Centrica maintains gloomy forecast

British Gas owner Centrica maintained its previous......[more]

Randgold Resources says Tongon on track

Randgold Resources says Tongon on track

Gold explorer Randgold Resources said its Tongon......[more]

LondonMetric's JV completes assets sale

LondonMetric's JV completes assets sale

Property group LondonMetric said its......[more]

Tullow Oil climbs on favourable court ruling

Tullow Oil climbs on favourable court ruling

Shares in Tullow Oil climbed as much as 9% on Monday......[more]

FTSE 100 movers: HSBC soars

FTSE 100 movers: HSBC soars

HSBC surged as reports emerged that it may spin-off its UK high street banking business....[more]

FTSE 250 movers: Supergroup rises

FTSE 250 movers: Supergroup rises

SuperGroup was trading higher as RBC Capital Markets raised its rating on the clothing chain....[more]

Sunrise Resources plunges

Sunrise Resources plunges

Mineral exploration group Sunrise Resources said its US project in County Line showed......[more]

UK sends £5m help to Nepal

UK sends £5m help to Nepal

The UK has sent £5m to help Nepal earthquake victims....[more]

Sainsbury's appoints audit chairman

Sainsbury's appoints audit chairman

J Sainsbury has appointed the former finance director of Next......[more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Lloyds Worldpay

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Lloyds Worldpay

HSBC could spin off its £20bn UK high street banking interests, the Sunday Times said, reviving the old Midland Bank brand which the group bought in 1992. Having on Friday mentioned it was looking at moving its headquarters overseas, a flotation of its British bank could speed its corporate exit from the country. According to sources cited by the paper, changes to UK banking laws forcing banks to 'ring-fence' retail banking operations made the move logical.

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Monday newspaper round-up: Housing, Primark, HSBC, Natural Gas

Monday newspaper round-up: Housing, Primark, HSBC, Natural Gas

Ed Miliband will today intensify a political offensive over housing with an offer to exempt first-time buyers from up to £5,000 in stamp duty using cash raised from tax crackdowns on rogue landlords and foreign investors. The promise to waive the sales tax on properties worth up to £300,000 for those trying to get on the housing ladder comes as experts warned that Labour’s pledge to cap rents in the private sector could leave tenants worse off and choke off housebuilding. - TheTimes

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Market Buzz [more]

HSBC and Standard Chartered not leaving London reckon brokers

HSBC and Standard Chartered not leaving London reckon brokers

Mon, 27 April 2015

Reports that HSBC was examining a potential flotation or sale of its UK high street bank led to its shares, and those of Standard Chartered, rising strongly on Monday.... [more]

Group of Sweett Group's directors buy shares

Mon, 27 April 2015

A number of directors in Sweett Group bought same shares in the company one week after it posted a trading update where it said it has been a difficult time to the company.... [more]

Tuesday preview: Osborne may come under scrutiny as UK GDP expected to slow

Mon, 27 April 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to come under pre-election scrutiny on Tuesday when official figures reveal UK economic growth has slowed.... [more]

Company News [more]

British Gas invests £50m in 350 new customer service jobs

British Gas invests £50m in 350 new customer service jobs

Mon, 27 April 2015

British Gas announced it will invest £50m to create 350 new jobs and improve its customer service.... [more]

Sunrise Resources plunges despite positive update from Nevada project

Mon, 27 April 2015

Mineral exploration group Sunrise Resources said its US project in County Line showed a diatomite product that could be generate to commercial standards.... [more]

Tuesday preview: Osborne may come under scrutiny as UK GDP expected to slow

Mon, 27 April 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to come under pre-election scrutiny on Tuesday when official figures reveal UK economic growth has slowed.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Labour to scrap stamp duty for majority of first-time buyers

Mon, 27 April 2015

Labour party leader Ed Miliband has pledged to write-off stamp duty for first time buyers of homes below £300,000 for the first three years of an elected Labour government.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Group of Sweett Group's directors buy shares

Mon, 27 April 2015

A number of directors in Sweett Group bought same shares in the company one week after it posted a trading update where it said it has been a difficult time to the company.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Political debates and central banks in focus

Fri, 24 April 2015

With little doubt what will be of most interest for investors next week, given that the next general elections are now looming, will be the three-way election debate between Cameron, Clegg and Miliban... [more]