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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 348.15 1.41 13:49
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 252.68 0.61 13:49
Align Technology Inc. 271.08 0.25 13:49
Activision Blizzard Inc. 71.84 0.22 13:49
Citrix Systems Inc. 95.32 0.20 13:49

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Facebook Inc. 176.17 -4.82 13:49
PACCAR Inc. 66.00 -2.57 13:49
KLA-Tencor Corp. 117.62 -2.49 13:49
Lam Research Corp. 216.42 -2.48 13:49
Alphabet Inc. Class A 1,106.54 -2.46 13:49

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Monday broker round-up

Monday broker round-up

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Close Brothers Group plc: Berenberg downgrades to hold with a target price of 1,530p.... [more]

Market buzz: Pound pops on EU transition deal, Facebook falls

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - 1341: Facebook stock has fallen 5% after authorities on both sides of the Atlantic demanded questions on why personal information on 50m users of the social media site were leaked t... [more]

Berenberg downgrades Close Bros to 'hold', says valuation is now fair

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Merchant bank Close Brothers was under the cosh on Monday as Berenberg cut the stock to 'hold' from 'buy', saying the valuation is now fair.... [more]

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Conviviality calls time on boss Hunter

Conviviality calls time on boss Hunter

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Conviviality chief executive Diana Hunter has thrown in the towel at the Bargain Booze owner after a succession of profit warnings, accounting and tax issues. ... [more]

Harwood Wealth buys Southampton-based AE Financial in £6m deal

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Financial planning and discretionary wealth management company Harwood Wealth Management Group announced the acquisition of AE Financial Services - an established chartered independ... [more]

Weatherly unable to cover loan repayments despite narrowed losses

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - AIM-quoted development and exploration firm Weatherly International narrowed operating losses in the first half of its current trading year as revenues soared more than a quarter co... [more]

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UK agrees Brexit transition deal with EU

Mon, 19 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Britain and the European Union have agreed a 21-month Brexit transition deal to smooth the break-up after March 2019, though the Irish border remains one of several issues not yet r... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Director dealings: Close Brothers CEO collects £3.63m in Friday share sale

Fri, 16 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Preben Prebensen, chief executive of merchant banking firm Close Brothers Group, disposed of a total of 240,000 ordinary shares in the firm on Friday, collecting more than £3.5m in ... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: BoE, EU Summit, FOMC in focus

Fri, 16 March 2018

(ShareCast News) - Investors will have their work cut out for them over the coming week, with both the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve set to meet to decide on interest rates.... [more]