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FTSE 100 6,269.5801 -43.2200 -0.6849% 16:29:59
DOW JONES 16,372.6396 19.2598 0.1176% 15:19:59
NASDAQ 100 3,870.0779 54.6080 1.4312% 17:10:02
EUR/USD 1.2790 0.0000 -0.0380% 20/10/14 14:19:59
GBP/USD 1.6160 0.0000 -0.0120% 20/10/14 14:19:59
GOLD 1,244.5000 0.1025 0.8305% 20/10/14 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 84.7400 -0.0123 -1.4307% 20/10/14 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 131.0000 -2.0000 -1.5000% 20/10/14 17:20:01
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
InterContinental Hotels Group 2,249.00 4.31 17:09
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 361.40 3.14 17:00
TUI Travel 349.20 2.98 17:09
Tesco 179.30 2.72 17:03
Associated British Foods 2,629.00 2.57 17:09

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
BG Group 1,026.00 -3.80 16:38
Kingfisher 290.00 -3.01 17:09
Tullow Oil 508.50 -2.96 16:48
Petrofac Ltd. 1,030.00 -2.83 17:00
ARM Holdings 851.50 -2.69 16:40

Top News

Tuesday preview: Reckitt, ARM in focus; much-awaited Chinese data out

Tuesday preview: Reckitt, ARM in focus; much-awaited Chinese data out

Quarterly reporting season in the UK is expected to get into full swing on Tuesday with a raft of blue-chip companies due to update....[more]

Nick Bubb revives Sainsbury's rights issue talk, speculates Tesco will hold off

Nick Bubb revives Sainsbury's rights issue talk, speculates Tesco will hold off

Shares in the group fell after respected retail analyst Nick Bubb revived speculation the grocer may launch a rights issue. ...[more]

US close: Markets move higher, but IBM weighs on Dow, as stock dives 7%

US close: Markets move higher, but IBM weighs on Dow, as stock dives 7%

Wall Street gained on Monday after a relatively slow start, as investors were set to focus on companies? earnings due after the close of trading....[more]

President Energy rockets after Paraguayan oil discovery

President Energy rockets after Paraguayan oil discovery

First-ever oil discovery at Pirity concession....[more]

Avation leases two new jets to Thomas Cook

Avation leases two new jets to Thomas Cook

Deal agreed to supply two aircraft to Thomas Cook. ...[more]

GB Group set to report strong first half

GB Group set to report strong first half

Identity intelligence firm reports 1H figures....[more]

Shanta Gold unveils record Q3 production

Shanta Gold unveils record Q3 production

East African gold explorer unveils record production....[more]

Shell Midstream Partners launches IPO

Shell Midstream Partners launches IPO

Part-owned subsidiary of Shell launched US sale of 37.5m shares....[more]

Weak earnings from IBM weigh on UK tech stocks

Weak earnings from IBM weigh on UK tech stocks

Disappointing results from IBM weighing on hardware and equipment stocks....[more]

Tesco rises on reports profit mis-guidance limited

Tesco rises on reports profit mis-guidance limited

Travel stocks put in a decent performance on Monday, following recent volatility....[more]

Comparison websites accused of hiding best energy deals

Comparison websites accused of hiding best energy deals

Big Five hiding their best deals, some allege...[more]

Weather hits UK shopper numbers

Weather hits UK shopper numbers

Unusually warm weather kept people out of shopping centres...[more]

Broker tips: Airlines, Rolls-Royce, Premier Foods, Spectris

Broker tips: Airlines, Rolls-Royce, Premier Foods, Spectris

Liberum has highlighted UK-listed IAG, Ryanair and Easyjet as its top picks across the European airline sector, saying it sees "opportunities for the brave" despite sentiment remaining fragile across the industry.

...[more]

Charles Stanley reaffims 'hold' on Centrica

Charles Stanley reaffims 'hold' on Centrica

On Monday, British investment management firm Charles Stanley reaffirmed its ‘hold’ status for Centrica shares.

...[more]

Market Buzz [more]

Charles Stanley reaffims 'hold' on Centrica

Charles Stanley reaffims 'hold' on Centrica

Mon, 20 October 2014

On Monday, British investment management firm Charles Stanley reaffirmed its 'hold' status for Centrica shares.... [more]

Advanced Oncotherapy non-exec adds one million shares

Mon, 20 October 2014

In a quiet day for deals, Enrico Vanni, a non-executive director of Advanced Oncotherapy, has added one million shares to his holding in the company.... [more]

Banks are starting to look like utilities, Brewin Dolphin says

Mon, 20 October 2014

Britain's banks are becoming more like utilities as they focus on traditional retail banking rather than "casino" investment banking after the financial crisis, according to broker Brewin Dolphin.... [more]

Company News [more]

Quadrise Fuels International widens full year losses

Quadrise Fuels International widens full year losses

Mon, 20 October 2014

Emulsion fuel manufacturer Quadrise Fuels International saw its full year losses widen after failing to generate revenues.... [more]

Tuesday preview: Reckitt, ARM in focus; much-awaited Chinese data out

Mon, 20 October 2014

Quarterly reporting season in the UK is expected to get into full swing on Tuesday with a raft of blue-chip companies scheduled to release trading updates.... [more]

Trans-Siberian Gold reports highest gold grade in three years

Mon, 20 October 2014

Russia-focused miner Trans-Siberian Gold saw its shares jump by a third after the company revealed that its latest round of mining had resulted in the highest average quarterly grade of gold processed... [more]

Economic News [more]

RTGS glitch fixed, BoE confirms

Mon, 20 October 2014

The Bank of England has confirmed it is now processing payments through its Real Time Gross Settlement Payment System (RTGS) as normal. ... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Advanced Oncotherapy non-exec adds one million shares

Mon, 20 October 2014

In a quiet day for deals, Enrico Vanni, a non-executive director of Advanced Oncotherapy, has added one million shares to his holding in the company.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Eurozone purchasing managers data in focus

Fri, 17 October 2014

The latest Eurozone manufacturing sector purchasing managers' indices stand out in the coming week's agenda as the main risk event, given recent fears over the slowdown in economic activity in the Eur... [more]