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NASDAQ 100 3,962.2241 -4.0509 -0.1021% 11/02/2016
DOW JONES 15,690.2500 -254.5602 -1.5995% 11/02/2016
EUR/USD 1.1280 -0.0040 -0.3120% 01/11/16 23:00:00
GBP/USD 1.4540 0.0060 0.3870% 01/11/16 23:00:00
GOLD 1,241.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 11/02/16 22:00:14
BRENT CRUDE 30.2200 0.0000 0.0000% 11/02/16 22:00:14
UK RISK PREMIUM 115.0000 3.0000 2.6800% 12/02/16 11:20:02
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
TripAdvisor Inc. 61.07 12.36 22:04
Cisco Systems Inc. 24.68 9.64 22:09
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 249.42 5.42 21:51
Tesla Motors Inc 150.47 4.73 22:05
Dish Network Corp. 41.55 4.63 22:03

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mylan Inc. 41.42 -18.05 22:02
Incyte Corp. 65.51 -9.40 22:00
Endo International Plc 48.49 -4.92 22:04
Seagate Technology Plc 29.03 -3.84 22:03
Celgene Corp. 99.59 -3.46 22:09

Top News

Rolls-Royce surges as dividend 'only' halved and profits beat target

Rolls-Royce surges as dividend 'only' halved and profits beat target

As well as dismissing the need for a rights issue, Rolls-Royce cut its final dividend by 50% to 7.1p and said it would be halved again at the next interim stage, though full year underlying profits did not fall as far as some feared.

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Hammerson enters joint venture over Grand Central ownership

Hammerson enters joint venture over Grand Central ownership

Hammerson has entered into a joint venture over the ownership of the newly acquired Grand Central shopping centre in Birmingham....[more]

Commerzbank surges as it swings to profit, announces dividend

Commerzbank surges as it swings to profit, announces dividend

Shares in German lender Commerzbank surged on Friday as it swung back to a profit in the fourth quarter and announced a dividend.

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Countryside valued at £1bn in IPO

Countryside valued at £1bn in IPO

Housebuilder and urban regeneration partner Countryside Properties listed on the stock market at 225p per share, which was at the lower end of its previously stated range and gives it a value of around £1.01bn.

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SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

The founder of SuperGroup – the company behind the popular Superdry fashion brand – has sold 4m shares due to “personal circumstances” amid reports he plans to use the proceeds to fund his divorce.

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Rio Tinto battered by commodities storm

Rio Tinto battered by commodities storm

Rio Tinto was insistent it was weathering......[more]

Glencore confirms production and metals streaming deal

Glencore confirms production and metals streaming deal

Glencore has agreed a $500m gold and silver... ...[more]

Tate & Lyle volumes up in third quarter, but margins down

Tate & Lyle volumes up in third quarter, but margins down

Tate & Lyle remained stable in its third......[more]

Thomas Cook playing to strengths

Thomas Cook playing to strengths

Geopolitical uncertainty and the threat of......[more]

Tritax Big Box successfully completes share issue

Tritax Big Box successfully completes share issue

The company's board announced the success of its Placing, Open Offer and Offer for Subscription of Ordinary Shares....[more]

CMA fines GlaxoSmithKline £38m for generics delay scam

CMA fines GlaxoSmithKline £38m for generics delay scam

The UK competition watchdog has fined the drugmaker for making illegal payments to rivals that delayed the launch of potentially cheaper generic medicine....[more]

UK construction output rises as expected in December

UK construction output rises as expected in December

UK construction output rose in line with expectations in December, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.

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Europa awarded licensing option in Porcupine Basin

Europa awarded licensing option in Porcupine Basin

Europa Oil & Gas's Irish activities received a boost this week, with the news that it had been awarded one of a tranche of Licensing Options....[more]

Sweden cuts interest rates by more than expected, Gilts jump

Sweden cuts interest rates by more than expected, Gilts jump

Sweden's central bank trimmed its main policy interest rate on Thursday by more than had been expected, brushing aside worries of a housing market bubble and strong domestic demand in the economy.

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Societe Generale tumbles as it warns over profit target

Societe Generale tumbles as it warns over profit target

Shares in Societe Generale tumbled on Thursday as the French bank reported a smaller-than-expected rise in fourth quarter net profit and warned that it might miss its profit target this year.

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Buy-to-let investors flood market, pushing house prices up says RICS

Buy-to-let investors flood market, pushing house prices up says RICS

A shortage of homes is pushing prices up as buy-to-let investors flood the market, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK Residential Market Survey.

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Irish long-term debt auction sees strong demand

Irish long-term debt auction sees strong demand

The Irish Treasury got off €1.0bn in 10-year debt at a record low yield on Thursday in the face of election uncertainty, amid a recent sharp increase in demand for those sovereign bonds deemed safest by investors.

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Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have detected the presence of gravitational waves for the first time, proving part of Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity and opening up a new means of observing the Universe.

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Friday newspaper round-up: SuperGroup, Google, Sainsbury's, Barclays

Friday newspaper round-up: SuperGroup, Google, Sainsbury's, Barclays

Jamie Dimon has tried to put out a fire in financials stocks, spending more than $26m to buy half a million shares in JPMorgan Chase, the bank he has run for a decade. The purchase — confirmed in a filing on Thursday evening — is the first big open-market purchase Mr Dimon has made since the “London Whale” scandal four years ago, when the bank’s shares were knocked by the disclosure that a trading desk had racked up billions of dollars of losses. – Financial Times

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Twitter edges lower after reporting flat user numbers

Twitter edges lower after reporting flat user numbers

Shares in Twitter were sent packing after the company reported that user growth numbers topped out at the end of 2015 and provided lower-than-expected financial guidance.

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Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Detection of gravitational waves confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have detected the presence of gravitational waves for the first time, proving part of Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity and opening up a new means of observing the Universe.

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Market Buzz [more]

Tullow Oil downgraded by Exane as sector challenges highlighted

Tullow Oil downgraded by Exane as sector challenges highlighted

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tullow Oil has been downgraded from 'outperform' to 'neutral' by Exane BNP Paribas, as it signalled the challenges for the oil exploration and production sector are "worse than we t... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: SuperGroup, Google, Sainsbury's, Barclays

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Jamie Dimon has tried to put out a fire in financials stocks, spending more than $26m to buy half a million shares in JPMorgan Chase, the bank he has run for a decade. The purchase ... [more]

Shaftesbury director doubles stake after trading update

Thu, 11 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shaftesbury director Sally Walden has doubled her stake in the company after a positive trading update last week.... [more]

Company News [more]

SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

SuperGroup founder sells 4m shares, reportedly to fund divorce

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The founder of SuperGroup - the company behind the popular Superdry fashion brand - has sold 4m shares due to "personal circumstances" amid reports he plans to use the proceeds to f... [more]

Oxford Instruments appoints Gavin Hill as group FD

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Provider of high-technology tools and systems Oxford Instruments announced the appointment of Gavin Hill as group finance director effective from 9 May following the resignation of ... [more]

Positive Namibia mining project update for North River Resources

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - North River Resources was brimming with confidence on Friday, releasing a positive update on its drilling campaign at the Namib Lead-Zinc Project in Namibia.... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK construction output rises as expected in December

Fri, 12 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK construction output rose in line with expectations in December, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Shaftesbury director doubles stake after trading update

Thu, 11 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shaftesbury director Sally Walden has doubled her stake in the company after a positive trading update last week.... [more]

GVC non-exec offloads some shares

Tue, 09 February 2016

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Carney and US employment report in focus

Fri, 29 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the coming week, Bank of England governor Mark Carney will have a chance to explain the Monetary Policy Committee“s take on recent events in global capital markets, following rec... [more]