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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Paychex Inc. 59.49 5.97 20:08
Mondelez International Inc. 45.41 5.68 20:08
Activision Blizzard Inc. 39.75 4.55 20:08
JD.com, Inc. 21.26 4.27 20:08
Micron Technology Inc. 13.73 4.06 20:08

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tractor Supply Company 91.51 -3.85 20:08
Endo International Plc 15.56 -2.32 20:08
Liberty Global plc Series C 28.56 -2.16 20:08
Liberty Global plc Series A 29.04 -1.83 20:08
Citrix Systems Inc. 79.49 -1.41 20:08

Top News

London close: FTSE gains as BoE says interest rate cut likely

London close: FTSE gains as BoE says interest rate cut likely

The FTSE 100 ended higher on Thursday as Boris Johnson bowed out of the race for Prime Minister and the Bank of England governor said an interest rate cut was likely after Brexit.

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Gove run for Tory leadership forces Johnson out of contest

Gove run for Tory leadership forces Johnson out of contest

The race to succeed David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party was blown wide open on Thursday when Justice Secretary......[more]

Barclays has no plans to move jobs due to Brexit

Barclays has no plans to move jobs due to Brexit

Barclays has no plans to move jobs out of the UK due to Brexit, chief executive Jes Staley said on Thursday.

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Pound weakens as BoE Governor points towards further easing

Pound weakens as BoE Governor points towards further easing

The Bank of England might have to ease its policy settings over the summer, Governor Mark Carney said.

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Rio Tinto ends mining involvement in PNG

Rio Tinto ends mining involvement in PNG

Rio Tinto said it was ending its involvement......[more]

Legal & General tops £4bn sales in first half

Legal & General tops £4bn sales in first half

Legal & General said it made £4bn of sales......[more]

Wood Group sees no change in full year outlook

Wood Group sees no change in full year outlook

Oil engineering services firm Wood Group......[more]

Jenkins to step down as Weir Group COO

Jenkins to step down as Weir Group COO

Engineering company The Weir Group announced......[more]

WPP to invest in Woven Digital

WPP to invest in Woven Digital

Advertising giant WPP announced on Thursday it has agreed to invest in Woven Digital....[more]

FTSE 100 movers: 3i rallies

FTSE 100 movers: 3i rallies

London?s FTSE 100 index was up 0.2% to 6,373.43 in afternoon trading......[more]

FTSE 250 movers: Housing stocks slide

FTSE 250 movers: Housing stocks slide

The FTSE 250 continued to rally on Thursday alongside its blue chip sibling......[more]

UK first-quarter GDP growth confirmed at 0.4%

UK first-quarter GDP growth confirmed at 0.4%

The final release of first-quarter UK gross domestic product from the Office for National Statistics confirmed growth at 0.4%, in line with expectations.

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Heathrow expansion delayed until new Tory leader elected

Heathrow expansion delayed until new Tory leader elected

The government said on Thursday it has deferred deciding on whether to expand Heathrow airport until a Conservative party leader and prime minister is elected.

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Hershey subject to takeover bid from Mondelez - WSJ

Hershey subject to takeover bid from Mondelez - WSJ

Snack food company Mondelez International has made an attempt to take over Hershey, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Wednesday newspaper share tips: Redrow, Legal&General, Aviva

Wednesday newspaper share tips: Redrow, Legal&General, Aviva

Unless we are heading for some sort of huge housing crisis, shares of many homebuilders are still attractive, with stock in Redrow being a particular case in point, while several others were on guaranteed dividend yields, The Times“s Tempus wrote.

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Thursday newspaper round-up: Theresa May, City hiring, BT, MyLocal

Thursday newspaper round-up: Theresa May, City hiring, BT, MyLocal

Theresa May will on Thursday launch her bid to become prime minister with a promise to restore business confidence and stability to a country reeling from last week’s Brexit vote. The home secretary is running as the “safe pair of hands” candidate for the Tory leadership, with allies confident that in uncertain times Tory MPs and activists will prefer her to Boris Johnson, her principal rival. – Financial Times

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BMW to team up with Intel and Mobileye for driverless car initiative

BMW to team up with Intel and Mobileye for driverless car initiative

BMW is planning to announce an initiative together with technology firms Intel and Mobileye which aims to make the German car manufacturer the pioneer in self-driving technology, according to reports.

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Market Buzz [more]

Broker tips: Centrica, Travis Perkins, Reckitt Benckiser

Broker tips: Centrica, Travis Perkins, Reckitt Benckiser

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Centrica's 'outperform' rating was left unchanged by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday but the British Gas owner's target price was cut to 250p from 280p.... [more]

Insurers and miners pace gains

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Insurers and miners helped the Footsie outperform on Thursday after Fitch reaffirmed its constructive view on Prudential and an upbeat reserch note out of Credit Suisse helped to bo... [more]

Credit Suisse restarts Glencore at outperform, raises target on Anglo American

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse gave the mining sector a boost on Thursday as the broker raised its projections for the average price of some key base base and precious metals, while re-jigging its t... [more]

Company News [more]

Small caps news round-up

Small caps news round-up

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - West Africa focused oil and gas exploration and development company Lekoil announced on Thursday the execution of a new debt facility totalling NGN 5bn. The AIM-traded company said ... [more]

Fitch reiterates Prudential“s long-term debt rating

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - A further one-notch downgrade of its rating on the UK“s sovereign long-term debt would not automatically trigger a cut to Prudential“s own rating, Fitch Ratings said in a report in ... [more]

Barclays has no plans to move jobs due to Brexit

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays has no plans to move jobs out of the UK due to Brexit, chief executive Jes Staley said on Thursday.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Pound weakens as BoE Governor points towards further easing

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England might have to ease its policy settings over the summer, Governor Mark Carney said.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Director dealings: New Costain chairman makes first purchase

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Costain's newly appointed chairman Paul Golby purchased more than £111,000 worth of shares in the engineer on the day it released strong first-half trading update. ... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Brexit to continue in the spotlight

Fri, 24 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markets were expected to be on post-Brexit watch, with some market-watchers wary of the potential for further market volatility.... [more]