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Wednesday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, UBS, Royal Mail, oil

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, UBS, Royal Mail, oil

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank is considering buying back several billion euros of its debt, as Germany's biggest bank steps up efforts to shore up the tumbling value of its securities against the b... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Osborne, Google, stamp duty

Tuesday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Osborne, Google, stamp duty

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - HSBC is leaning towards keeping its headquarters in London after 10 months of agonising debate reflecting a reversal of the previous stance of chief executive Stuart Gulliver. In pr... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Google, Rolls-Royce, Tullow Oil

Monday newspaper round-up: Google, Rolls-Royce, Tullow Oil

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Google is developing a new virtual-reality headset for smartphones, and adding extra support for the technology to its Android operating system, as it challenges Facebook's Oculus f... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Glencore, easyJet

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Glencore, easyJet

Sun, 07 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - HSBC's board is expected to come to a decision on the location of its headquarters in the coming days after an unexpectedly long-running review of the future of the British-based ba... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: oil tax, Google, Sports Direct, Hasbro/Mattel

Friday newspaper round-up: oil tax, Google, Sports Direct, Hasbro/Mattel

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Partners at top London law firms are charging as much as £1,000 an hour - the highest rate ever recorded, according to researchers. Hourly rates for partners at leading commercial l... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Hutchison, house prices, Sports Direct, SSE

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mobile phone prices for tens of millions of UK customers would be frozen for five years as part of a £5bn investment drive by Li Ka-shing's CK Hutchison to win over competition watc... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: EU, British Gas, Yahoo, Nationwide

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - David Cameron will launch a two-week political campaign on Wednesday to sell to sceptical Conservative MPs and wary European Union leaders the "new settlement" he hopes will persuad... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: North Sea, Alphabet, easyFoodstore, Matalan

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - As many as 50 North Sea oil and gasfields could cease production this year after a collapse in crude prices to 12-year lows, industry experts have warned. This would accelerate the ... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: O2, Barclays/Credit Suisse, Hitachi on Brexit

Mon, 01 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The British telecoms regulator has urged Brussels to block the proposed merger of telecoms operators O2 and Three, which it fears will send mobile phone bills for users in the UK sh... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sainsbury-Home Retail, RBS, IHG, Ladbrokes

Sun, 31 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - As Tuesday's takeover deadline approaches, Sainsbury's has made a bid of 150p per share for Argos owner Home Retail Group, which is shy of the 170p apparently being demanded. The Su... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: EU referendum, Barclays, BIS, SSE,

Fri, 29 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - David Cameron is making a dash for a June EU referendum on the basis of a draft reform deal that creates an "emergency brake" on migrant benefits, a compromise Eurosceptics are alre... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Google, oil, privatisation, Drax

Thu, 28 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Google and Apple have fought back in the row over the big tech groups' tax regimes, saying they are being unfairly targeted as the public backlash over the controversy escalates. Go... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Sainsbury, Facebook, Santander, EDF

Wed, 27 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury is close to securing the support of its largest investor for a renewed bid for Home Retail Group as pressure mounts ahead of a looming takeover deadline. The Times under... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: UK power, Tesco, Google, OPEC

Tue, 26 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mario Draghi has launched a staunch defence of the European Central Bank's aggressive monetary easing, in a fresh bid to counter criticism of the policy. The ECB president signalled... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, dividends, Unilever, HSBC

Mon, 25 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - A British exit from the EU would isolate the country's scientists and reduce its influence in medicine, global pharmaceuticals executives have warned, as David Cameron fights for a ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: HMRC's new tax deals, Tesco's debt, Sainsbury's

Sun, 24 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the wake of Google's £130m tax settlement with the UK taxman, other giant US corporations are close to shaking hands on their own deals. HM Revenue & Customs officials have confi... [more]

Friday newspaper share tips: Chemring, Pearson

Fri, 22 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - For a manufacturer of devices to protect from improvised explosive devices, Chemring has been running into too many 'unknown' negative factors of late for comfort. For starters, the... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Oil prices, robots, UK auto industry

Fri, 22 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Saudi Arabia has described the collapse in oil prices to below $30 as "irrational" and expects the market to recover in 2016 even as the country continues to keep production high. K... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: IMF, Barclays, auto industry, Asda

Thu, 21 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK chancellor George Osborne has formally nominated Christine Lagarde to serve a second five-year term as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, in an early move desi... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Facebook, Post Office, steelmakers

Wed, 20 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook is set to urge Europe to create a "pro-innovation" environment unhampered by "poorly designed regulation," in the latest warning from Silicon Valley that... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: UK start-ups, exports, interest rates, China data

Tue, 19 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Chinese investors are on the hunt for the UK's next unicorns - start-ups that reach a $1bn valuation - with the launch of a £500m, London-based venture capital fund to invest in Eur... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Rightmove, Tata, Uber, Clydesdale bank

Mon, 18 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - More properties have become available for first-time buyers and prices have stopped rising, in what the property website Rightmove says is the first evidence that the chancellor's c... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Iran worries, bank start-ups, National Grid, Argos

Sun, 17 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tumbling Middle East stock markets in the wake of the lifting of Iran's economic sanctions have set the scene for another white-knuckle ride on the FTSE 100 in the coming week. The ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: BHP Billiton, Massive immigration, State pensions

Fri, 15 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton has announced a multi-billion-dollar writedown of its US assets as the commodities giant struggles with plummeting prices. The company could be forced to halve its divi... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, CMC Markets, China

Thu, 14 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey used the weakness in Sports Direct's share price following its profit warning last week to rebuild his stake in the retailer. Despite saying last Fri... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Akamai Technologies Inc. 48.59 22.80 17:25
Henry Schein Inc. 156.69 6.14 17:25
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 68.71 5.53 17:25
Activision Blizzard Inc. 30.34 5.31 17:25
Netflix Inc. 90.46 5.03 17:25

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Comcast Corp. 56.50 -2.94 17:25
Fastenal Co. 42.45 -2.10 17:25
PACCAR Inc. 49.13 -1.43 17:25
Mattel Inc. 30.73 -1.41 17:25
Dish Network Corp. 40.31 -0.91 17:25