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Sector movers: Oil-related sectors retreat as Aerospace & Defence flies

Sector movers: Oil-related sectors retreat as Aerospace & Defence flies

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - FTSE indices were mixed heading towards the closing bell on Thursday, with the blue-chip index helped south by oil stocks undermined by crude's weakness and Royal Dutch Shell's seco... [more]

Director dealings: GB's outgoing CEO sells £2.2m of shares

Director dealings: GB's outgoing CEO sells £2.2m of shares

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - GB Group chief executive Richard Law sold £2.2m worth of shares, the security and identity data group revealed in a statement overnight, as he prepares to step down from the board. ... [more]

Friday preview: Bank of Japan in the spotlight with further stimulus expected

Friday preview: Bank of Japan in the spotlight with further stimulus expected

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of Japan is expected to announce further stimulus measures on Friday, diverging from other central banks which have decided against policy action this month. Economists see... [more]

Broker tips: Cairn Energy, Lancashire, Countrywide

Broker tips: Cairn Energy, Lancashire, Countrywide

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cairn Energy shares rose on Thursday as RBC Capital Markets raised its rating on the stock to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and reiterated a target price of 260p. "We view the ... [more]

RBC upgrades Cairn Energy to 'outperform'

RBC upgrades Cairn Energy to 'outperform'

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cairn Energy shares rose on Thursday as RBC Capital Markets raised its rating on the stock to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and reiterated a target price of 260p. "We view the ... [more]

Lancashire Holdings left at 'hold' by Canaccord

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Lancashire Holdings was left at a 'hold' rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday but its target price was lifted to 600p from 550p after better-than-feared first half profits. The B... [more]

Numis upgrades Countrywide to 'add' from 'hold'

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Countrywide's shares jumped on Thursday as Numis upgraded its rating to 'add' from 'hold' despite a profit warning from the real estate agent. The company warned that 2016 earnings ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: EU customs union, RBS, oil glut, London City Airport

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May is under growing pressure from Liam Fox, the trade secretary, to pull out of the EU customs union, a move required to facilitate post-Brexit bilateral trade deals but wh... [more]

Sector movers: Electricals advance, beverages slip

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Electronic & electrical equipment was among the top-performing FTSE 350 sectors on Wednesday, with constituents Renishaw and Morgan Advanced Materials rising on earnings news. Engin... [more]

Wednesday newspaper share tips: Games Workshop, PZ Cussons

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors looking for a haven from sterling's post-Brexit vote nadirs could do worse than Games Workshop, which The Telegraph's Questor columns suggests as a potential 'Buy'. It sai... [more]

Thursday preview: Flood of FTSE 350 corporate interims dominate agenda

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors will be kept busy on Thursday with a raft of corporate interims on the FTSE 350. Lloyds Banking Group joins the hefty list, reporting its first half results. "Given that ... [more]

Broker tips: Brewin Dolphin, GKN, Drax

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Brewin Dolphin Holdings to an 'outperform' rating from 'sector perform' on Wednesday after the company reported its third quarter interims. The investme... [more]

RBC upgrades Brewin Dolphin to 'outperform'

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Brewin Dolphin Holdings to an 'outperform' rating from 'sector perform' on Wednesday after the company reported its third quarter interims. The investme... [more]

Director dealings: Huntsworth trio load up on shares

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A trio of Huntsworth directors bought shares in the marketing and communications group the evening after its interim results. Chairman Derek spent £66,500 at 40.1p, chief executive ... [more]

Exane downgrades Drax to 'neutral'

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas downgraded Drax to 'neutral' from 'outperform' following a strong share price performance. The bank noted the stock has performed strongly over the past three mont... [more]

GKN shares fall on Citi downgrade

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - GKN shares fell on Wednesday as Citi downgraded the stock to 'neutral' from 'buy' and left its target price unchanged at 315p after the company reported a first half trading update.... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Executive pay, BHS, Ofcom

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A powerful investor group has thrown down the gauntlet to companies over "excessive" and "ineffectual" executive pay,presenting a 10-point plan it says will "rebuild trust" over bos... [more]

Wednesday preview: US Fed, UK homebuilders in focus

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Financial markets worldwide were expected to tread a cautious path on Wednesday until after the announcement of the US central bank´s policy announcement which wasn´t due until afte... [more]

Directors dealings: New Tate&Lyle non-exec picks up shares

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tate&Lyle´s recently-named non-executive director Lars Frederiksen picked up a sizeable number of shares less than a week after the company´s first quarter trading update. On 21 Jul... [more]

Sector movers: Paper profits, grocers lose out

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Paper products and telecoms were the top sectors on Tuesday, lifted by an encouraging statement from Mondi and good news for BT Group. Mondi said it anticipated basic underlying ear... [more]

Tuesday newspaper share tips: William Hill, Ryanair

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - In-the-spotlight merger interest in high-street bookie William Hill from gambling-sector players 888 and Rank Group looks like little more than an opportunistic flutter, writes Fina... [more]

Broker tips: EasyJet, ARM Holdings, Hochschild Mining

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - EasyJet flew lower on Tuesday as Liberum downgraded its stance on the stock to 'sell' from 'hold' and slashed the price target to 930p from 1,050p following the company's third-quar... [more]

Hochschild Mining surges on Numis upgrade

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Hochschild Mining surged on Tuesday as Numis upgraded its stance on the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and lifted the price target to 290p from 220p. The brokerage said the company's se... [more]

Berenberg downgrades ARM as it lifts price target to reflect Softcat deal

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Berenberg downgraded ARM Holdings to 'hold' from 'buy' as it lifted the price target to 1,700p from 1,400p on the company's pending deal with Softbank. "This is our bull-case scenar... [more]

Housebuilders subside as Deutsche Bank slashes targets due to Brexit

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank cut its price targets for all UK housebuilders in light of Brexit uncertainty, although the bank continued to be positive about the sector. Barrett Developments' targe... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 288.67 4.02 22:10
Celgene Corp. 111.26 2.91 22:10
Dish Network Corp. 53.47 2.75 22:10
Illumina Inc. 166.42 2.57 22:05
Xilinx Inc. 51.09 2.51 21:50

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Whole Foods Market Inc. 30.61 -9.01 22:05
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 84.35 -3.53 22:06
Automatic Data Processing Inc. 91.73 -3.37 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 13.81 -2.68 22:10
Paychex Inc. 59.20 -1.74 22:10