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Thursday newspaper round-up:  IMF, Sports Direct, Christo Wiese

Thursday newspaper round-up: IMF, Sports Direct, Christo Wiese

Thu, 03 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Cuts to taxpayer support for business and higher charges for students are being drawn up, as Sajid Javid, business secretary, looks to reduce his budget by between 25-40 per cent. G... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, crude oil, Poundland

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, crude oil, Poundland

Wed, 02 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Tesco has named a consortium led by South Korean private equity firm MBK Partners as the preferred bidder for its business in the country, according to two people with knowledge of ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Living wage, China, North Sea

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Living wage, China, North Sea

Tue, 01 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Company bosses face tough new fines and disqualification under plans by David Cameron to force businesses to pay the national living wage. The prime minister says that the new, high... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Tesco, First-time buyers, consumer confidence

Friday newspaper round-up: Tesco, First-time buyers, consumer confidence

Fri, 28 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The ousted chief executive of Tesco is to be interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office over the supermarket group's £326m accounting scandal. Philip Clarke, who left Tesco last year a... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Facebook, China

Thursday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Facebook, China

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A district court judge in the US has thrown out investor lawsuits against Barclays and a host of exchanges, dismissing claims that the bank rigged its "dark pool" trading venue in f... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Banks, Fastjet, Uber

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Banks, already facing intense competition from hedge funds to secure top talent, have warned that they risk being handicapped in the hiring race by an overzealous interpretation of ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Black Monday, Asia divergence, Apple, Shell-BG deal off?

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A global stock market sell-off and tumbling oil prices have increased fears that some of this year's largest takeover deals are at risk of falling apart - including Royal Dutch Shel... [more]

Monday newspaper round up: business rates, Clydesale Bank, CBI

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Government's "business tsar" has backed an emphatic call from the nation's retailers for a fundamental reform of business rates to boost Britain's productivity. Sir Charlie Mayf... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Greece, Britain-Iran, Opec

Fri, 21 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Greece is to hold a snap general election, likely to be on 20 September, just weeks after securing a new €86bn bailout deal with it international creditors. Fresh elections cal... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: German asylum seekers, GVC-Bwin, oil's low

Thu, 20 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Germany is braced to receive a record 800,000 asylum seekers in 2015, more than the entire European Union combined last year, laying bare the size of the biggest refugee crisis to f... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Goldman Sachs, emerging market flight, Wren fund

Wed, 19 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs will be able to ask the Bank of England for funding in a crisis after the American firm won approval to access the UK central bank's liquidity scheme as an emergency b... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Forex claims, shipping slump, Lazard hired

Tue, 18 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Global banks are facing billions of pounds of civil claims in London and Asia over the rigging of currency markets, following a landmark legal settlement in New York. Barclays, Gold... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: HMRC, ECB, TUI Travel

Mon, 17 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - HM Revenue & Customs will be forced to pay tax refunds running into tens of billions of pounds if it fails to fend off defeat in some of its biggest court battles, accountants show.... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Greece debt doubts, cut-price steel, RBS, BT

Fri, 14 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The European institutions overseeing Greece's bailout have expressed "serious concerns" over the sustainability of the country's debt, bringing them into line with the more pessimis... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: FCA spoofing ruling, BoE rate rise, China intervention

Thu, 13 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Rising unemployment and slower UK pay growth weighed on the pound yesterday as domestic concerns and a slowdown in China pushed back expectations of an interest rate rise well into ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: China devalues again, Oil slide, GE sale, insider trading ring

Wed, 12 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - China stunned the world's financial markets on Wednesday by devaluing the yuan for the second day running, sparking fears that the world's second largest economy is in worse shape t... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: China devaluation, Google becomes Alphabet, Buffett deal

Tue, 11 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - China caught investors off guard by weakening its currency the most on record, sending ripples through the foreign exchange market. The People's Bank of China lowered the renminbi's... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Greece, Carphone Warehouse, RBS

Mon, 10 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Greece is closer to unlocking a fresh €86bn (£61bn) rescue package after the country's creditors reportedly agreed on a draft deal this weekend. German and Greek media said 27-... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: PPI mark II, RBS share sale, Shire, Dixons

Sun, 09 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK banks have begun to prepare for a fresh multi-billion-pound wave of further compensation for mis-selling payment-protection insurance (PPI). City watchdog the Financial Conduct A... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: British high streets, SFO, Energy companies

Fri, 07 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Britain's high streets are in the grip of their worst summer for six years as shoppers hold back on spending amid uncertainty over interest rate rises, according to a report. The BD... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: BoE rate, correction prediction, US inversions continue

Fri, 07 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England surprised markets yesterday by striking an unexpectedly dovish stance, apparently delaying an interest rate rise until next year despite a strengthening UK econo... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: RSA valuation, City Airport, Virgin Media

Thu, 06 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Zurich's advisers are weighing up a lower than expected offer to take over the British insurer RSA. Advisers for the Swiss insurance group are said to be basing their preparations f... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Official statistics, RBS sale, Shire

Wed, 05 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Sir Charlie Bean, former deputy governor of the Bank of England, will today put the nation's number crunchers on notice that the status quo is untenable, arguing that the internet r... [more]

Tuesday press round-up: Glaxo, HSBC, house prices

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline has rehired a former senior Chinese employee suspected of being the whistleblower behind bribery allegations that led to a £297m fine for the drugmaker in China. - T... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Osborne, Rolls-Royce, Next

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK Chancellor George Osborne is aiming to eclipse the Thatcherite privatisation boom of the 1980s and 1990s as he oversees the biggest-ever sale of publicly-owned corporate and fina... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 518.78 4.50 22:04
Apple Inc. 112.34 4.29 22:10
CH Robinson Worldwide Inc 68.74 4.15 22:10
Biogen Inc 304.21 4.00 22:08
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 129.00 4.00 21:53

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Dollar Tree Inc 67.59 -2.96 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 49.77 -1.64 22:10
Netflix Inc. 105.44 -0.33 22:10
Dish Network Corp. 59.20 -0.07 22:10
DIRECTV 93.55 -0.00 14:31