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Monday newspaper round-up: Co-op Bank, British aerospace,  Morrisons

Monday newspaper round-up: Co-op Bank, British aerospace, Morrisons

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shareholders in The Co-operative Bank are considering buying the remaining 20 per cent stake as they look for ways to recover their investment. Several American hedge funds are unde... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bwin.party, Scotland, Greece

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bwin.party, Scotland, Greece

Sun, 26 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The owner of Sportingbet has teamed up with an aggressive American hedge fund to roar back into contention for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment with a £1bn takeover bid. GVC, an onl... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bwin.party, Scotland, Greece

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bwin.party, Scotland, Greece

Sun, 26 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The owner of Sportingbet has teamed up with an aggressive American hedge fund to roar back into contention for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment with a £1bn takeover bid. GVC, an onl... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Diageo, Amazon.co.uk, Russia

Friday newspaper round-up: Diageo, Amazon.co.uk, Russia

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The British distiller of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka has been asked for information from US financial regulators about the shipping of its drinks in the country. Diageo... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up; Pharmaceuticals, Banks, Heathrow

Thursday newspaper round-up; Pharmaceuticals, Banks, Heathrow

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Optimism for a breakthrough against Alzheimer's disease has been boosted by encouraging clinical trial data from Eli Lilly, adding to perceptions of a broader renaissance in the pha... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: ring-fence rules, RBS, Apple

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - George Osborne has insisted that he will not backtrack on plans to separate the retail arms of banks from their riskier investment banking operations. The Chancellor said the ring-f... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Bank of England, Capital buffers, Bank regulation

Tue, 21 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England will be made to show that it is providing taxpayers with value for money under reforms unveiled today by George Osborne. Mark Carney, the governor, has agreed to... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Greece, BAE Systems

Mon, 20 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Barclays is planning to cut more than 30,000 of its staff within two years as the struggling bank considers accelerating a group-wide cost-cutting programme after firing Antony Jenk... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bank ring-fence, Standard Chartered, interest rates

Sun, 19 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The looming ring-fence plan to separate bank's investment and retail arms may be watered down as part of the government's attempts to re-engage with the City. The Sunday Times has b... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Mark Carney, Google, Greece

Fri, 17 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Interest rates could rise as early as the turn of the year, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has hinted, adding that any increase in borrowing costs will be gradual and will sto... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Capital requirements, UK, Barclays

Thu, 16 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Senior officials in Brussels have said that European banks could have their capital requirements slashed, only six years after a financial crisis during which lenders collapsed or n... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK power restrictions, James slams apprentice levy

Wed, 15 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Britain's electricity supplies will be at their tightest level in a decade this winter, forcing the country to rely on emergency measures to ensure the lights stay on, according to ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: TTIP, IMF on Greece, UK electricity, banks

Wed, 15 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The head of one of Britain's biggest retail chains hit out yesterday at a proposed £2bn apprenticeship levy, accusing the government of feeding an army of consultants by creating re... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Athens, Retailers, Iran

Tue, 14 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras returned to Athens yesterday facing a rebellion within his government after he accepted the most intrusive programme ever mounted by the EU as th... [more]

London pre-open: All eyes on Athens

Tue, 14 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Footsie was being called to start the day up to four points higher than the previous day close of 6,737.95. Acting as a backdrop, all eyes were on Greece and whether or not its ... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Productivity, Consumers, Unite

Mon, 13 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - George Osborne's pledge to fix Britain's woeful productivity record will be called into question by a leading business group on Monday when it highlights a skills crisis and redoubl... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: 888 re-enters Bwin.party battle, Equitini to shelve IPO

Sun, 12 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Although smaller company GVC had looked a good bet to take over larger competitor Bwin.Party, the bid battle looks set to take another turn next week as larger rival 888 Holdings wi... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Greece, Housebuilding, Tunisia

Fri, 10 July 2015

A new Greek proposal for economic policy overhauls and budget cuts appears to have moved closer to creditors' demands on some of the most divisive issues, but there was no immediate word on whether it... [more]

Centamin exceeds expectations with 33% rise in gold production at Sukari

Thu, 09 July 2015

Centamin exceeded its own production guidance this quarter, reporting a 33% lift in gold production at its Sukari mine. Production at the Egyptian mine for the quarter was 107.8koz ounces, a 33% incre... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Defence, Minimum wage, Apple

Thu, 09 July 2015

The Chancellor stunned MPs yesterday by unexpectedly announcing that the government would commit to spending two percent of GDP on defence until the end of parliament - a promise that he and the prime... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Greece, Bwin.party, Chinese stocks

Wed, 08 July 2015

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has said "we have a Grexit scenario prepared in detail" as leaders urged Athens to present a new proposal in the next few days, according to The Guard... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Greece, UK banks, Sainsbury's

Tue, 07 July 2015

"The European Central Bank has tightened liquidity conditions for the Greek banking system following the landslide victory for the Leftist government in Sunday's referendum," writes The Telegraph. Gre... [more]

Newmark Security shares rise on news of contract win

Mon, 06 July 2015

Shares in Newmark Security rose more than 6% as the company announced its subsidiary Safetell inked a new £2.5m contract. At 13.00 on Monday shares in the security firm were up 6.37% to 3.22p. UK-bas... [more]

Goldman Sachs raises Royal Mail price target, keeps at 'buy'

Mon, 06 July 2015

Goldman Sachs boosted its target price for Royal Mail to 610p from 585p, saying it expects to seen an improvement in underlying profitability. Analysts at Goldman reiterated their 'buy' rating on the ... [more]

Citi downgrades BT from 'buy' to 'neutral', highlights risks in telco scene

Mon, 06 July 2015

Citi reduced its rating for BT from 'buy' to 'neutral,' citing risks from a shifting regulatory scene. Analysts downgraded their rating for the telco even as they numped up their target price from £4.... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amgen Inc. 165.54 4.38 21:55
Biogen Inc 309.43 3.13 22:10
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.36 2.81 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 47.91 1.25 22:10
Intel Corp. 28.35 1.03 21:55

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mylan Inc. 56.37 -14.51 21:58
Tesla Motors Inc 253.01 -4.67 22:10
Baidu Inc. 197.68 -4.16 22:10
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 5.08 -3.97 22:10
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 99.23 -3.12 22:10