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NASDAQ 100 4,560.2329 41.1402 0.9104% 28/07/2015
DOW JONES 17,625.9902 189.6802 1.0876% 28/07/2015
EUR/USD 1.1040 -0.0020 -0.2210% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5650 0.0040 0.2410% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,096.2000 0.0000 0.0000% 28/07/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 52.6200 0.0000 0.0000% 28/07/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 125.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 29/07/15 14:00:03
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 19.75 9.00 22:09
Tesla Motors Inc 264.82 4.67 22:10
Amgen Inc. 172.74 4.35 21:59
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 128.30 4.11 21:42
Biogen Inc 319.93 3.39 22:09

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 168.03 -15.00 22:08
TripAdvisor Inc. 79.34 -1.56 22:00
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 98.01 -1.23 22:02
Amazon.Com Inc. 526.03 -1.01 22:02
Discovery Communications Inc. Class A 31.31 -0.73 22:10

Top News

Greece may call early election, admits Tsipras

Greece may call early election, admits Tsipras

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has admitted that the country may have to call an early election due to rebels within his Syriza party.

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Paragon bounces as buy-to-let mortgage demand remains

Paragon bounces as buy-to-let mortgage demand remains

Paragon Group of Companies, the specialist lender and bank, enjoyed a robust third quarter, with strong buy-to-let mortgage activity....[more]

Brewin Dolphin posts weaker revenues due to weaker markets

Brewin Dolphin posts weaker revenues due to weaker markets

Brewin Dolphin posted a 2.29% drop in total funds under management in its third quarter update, at £25.6bn from £26.2bn the year prior.

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GlaxoSmithKline rallies as second-quarter earnings beat estimates

GlaxoSmithKline rallies as second-quarter earnings beat estimates

Shares in GlaxoSmithKline rallied after the pharmaceutical company posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings....[more]

US mortgage application edge higher in week to 24 July, MBA says

US mortgage application edge higher in week to 24 July, MBA says

Applications for US home mortgages grew last week, data released on Wednesday showed.

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Taylor Wimpey posts rise in first-half profit

Taylor Wimpey posts rise in first-half profit

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey said it will......[more]

British American Tobacco profit beats expectations

British American Tobacco profit beats expectations

British American Tobacco posted a rise in first......[more]

Barclays interims impress but dividend flat

Barclays interims impress but dividend flat

Barclays first half results showed an strong......[more]

National Express profit accelerates in first half

National Express profit accelerates in first half

Public transport operator National Express......[more]

International Personal Finance's profit up

International Personal Finance's profit up

Home credit business provider International Personal Finance reported an increase......[more]

Jefferies ups Hikma to 'buy' on Roxane deal

Jefferies ups Hikma to 'buy' on Roxane deal

Hikma Pharmaceuticals got a boost after Jefferies upgraded the stock to ?buy?....[more]

Riverstone Energy moves into the black

Riverstone Energy moves into the black

Riverstone Energy has swung into the black, posting first half profits of $4.056m......[more]

Athens to reopen its stock market after ECB approval

Athens to reopen its stock market after ECB approval

Greeks officials confirmed that the ECB allowed the country to reopen its stock market this week...[more]

Disneyland Paris to be investigated for selective overcharging

Disneyland Paris to be investigated for selective overcharging

The European Commission said it had received several complaints....[more]

UK's Dunne urges US to buy more British weapons

UK's Dunne urges US to buy more British weapons

Philip Dunne urged US to buy more British weapons, pointing out there are trade inmbalances between UK and US...[more]

Migrant dies in Channel Tunnel

Migrant dies in Channel Tunnel

A Sudanese migrant died in the Channel Tunnel amid a wave of stowaways trying to reach the U...[more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Santander, Tullett Prebon, M&A

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Santander, Tullett Prebon, M&A

One of the leading executives at the British division of Santander, the Spanish financial group, has quit the bank, complaining that its delayed stock market listing meant there was little point in him continuing to work there. Stephen Jones, the chief financial officer of Santander UK, said yesterday that he would leave the bank in October to reacquaint himself with his family after a disappointing four years with the lender, in which plans for a £10bn flotation were repeatedly delayed, putting off a potentially lucrative payout for senior managers. - The Times

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Market Buzz [more]

Jefferies ups Hikma to 'buy', says Roxane deal is a 'game changer'

Jefferies ups Hikma to 'buy', says Roxane deal is a "game changer"

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals got a boost after Jefferies upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised its price target to 2,615p from 2,134p as it integrates the company's "transform... [more]

Wednesday tips round up: ITV, GKN

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - There was a sense of déjà vu about GKN's latest acquisition, The Times' Tempus wrote, as it had similarities to the company's 2012 purchase of Volvo's aero engine division.... [more]

Market overview: Fed in a hard spot as inflation slips

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - 10:32 According to Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna the 29% over-the-year fall in the CRB commodity index implies that headline consumer price inflation Stateside will slide from 0.1% a... [more]

Company News [more]

Morrisons appoints Grainger's independent directors to non-exec board

Morrisons appoints Grainger's independent directors to non-exec board

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Belinda Richards has been appointed as Wm Morrison's non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee, the supermarket giant said on Wednesday.... [more]

GlaxoSmithKline rallies as second-quarter earnings beat estimates

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in GlaxoSmithKline rallied after the pharmaceutical company posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and operating profits, and said it expects to see a significan... [more]

Riverstone Energy moves into the black

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Riverstone Energy has swung into the black, posting first half profits of $4.056m from a loss of $2.366m in the same period last year.... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK retail sales set to slow, CBI says

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Clothes flew off the shelves at stores in July but the pace of growth in total retail sales underwhelmed and was set to slow further, although the recovery in wages was expected to ... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

MX Oil's chairman buys 2.25m shares

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The chairman of Mx Oil bought 2.25m shares in the company one day after announcing the group has started drilling in an offshore in Nigeria.... [more]

Results Round-up

Mon, 27 July 2015

Week Ahead

Week ahead: All eyes on US FOMC meeting

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - All eyes next week will be trained on the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting. The country's central bank is not expected to change its policy settings. However, investors will be c... [more]