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NASDAQ 100 4,546.0601 73.1000 1.6343% 27/05/2015
DOW JONES 18,186.4102 121.4509 0.6732% 27/05/2015
EUR/USD 1.0920 0.0010 0.1360% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5360 0.0010 0.0390% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,185.8500 0.0045 0.0380% 27/05/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 63.0400 -0.0130 -2.0205% 27/05/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 133.0000 1.0000 0.7600% 27/05/15 17:00:06
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Broadcom Corp. 57.15 21.45 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 141.49 7.76 22:10
Nvidia Corp. 21.84 5.35 22:08
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 127.80 4.22 22:00
Sandisk Corp. 69.01 3.95 22:00

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 83.84 -2.26 22:00
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 88.67 -1.32 21:41
Charter Communications Inc. 178.25 -0.85 22:07
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. 84.33 -0.79 21:53
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 103.56 -0.54 22:04

Top News

London close: Market recoups previous session's losses

London close: Market recoups previous session's losses

UK stocks closed higher on Wednesday, rebounding from heavy losses in the previous session, buoyed by strength in the construction, electricity and tobacco sectors.

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Greece claims debt deal reached with Brussels, 'staff level' accord to be drawn up

Greece claims debt deal reached with Brussels, 'staff level' accord to be drawn up

Greece has reached an agreement with Brussels over the country's debts, according to a Greek official......[more]

Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Construction, insurance, and tobacco shares led the London market back in to the green on Wednesday....[more]

Brexit would be bad for British business, says Lloyd's of London's CEO

Brexit would be bad for British business, says Lloyd's of London's CEO

Britain's business prospects would be dealt a serious blow were the UK to choose in favour of leaving the European Union......[more]

Zoopla completes takeover of price comparison site uSwitch

Zoopla completes takeover of price comparison site uSwitch

Residential property website group Zoopla has completed the acquisition of utility price comparison site uSwitch....[more]

Riverstone invests in Carrier Energy Partners

Riverstone invests in Carrier Energy Partners

US oil and gas investment group receives $100m....[more]

Range Resources agrees funding deal

Range Resources agrees funding deal

Beijing Sibo Investment Management signs deal....[more]

William Sinclair warns of funding shortfall

William Sinclair warns of funding shortfall

Shares drop sharply on near-term funding concerns....[more]

Coms jumps on telecoms unit sale

Coms jumps on telecoms unit sale

Timico buying division for up to $3.5m....[more]

FTSE 100 movers: CRH surges on Holcim offer

FTSE 100 movers: CRH surges on Holcim offer

UK stocks rebounded from the previous session's sell-off as gains......[more]

FTSE 250 movers: Synergy Health plunges

FTSE 250 movers: Synergy Health plunges

UK stocks rebounded from the previous session's sell-off as gains made......[more]

Brewin Dolphin's Stephen Ford sells shares

Brewin Dolphin's Stephen Ford sells shares

A director at Brewin Dolphin sold 0.29m shares in the same day that the company......[more]

Beijing to strengthen its naval forces

Beijing to strengthen its naval forces

Chinese leaders committed to an "active defense" attitude ....[more]

Irish government sells its Aer Lingus stake

Irish government sells its Aer Lingus stake

Its 25% stake will be sold to IAG...[more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: FIFA corruption charges, IAG-Aer Lingus, EU referendum

Wednesday newspaper round-up: FIFA corruption charges, IAG-Aer Lingus, EU referendum

Authorities in the States are set to unveil a criminal indictment against a number of FIFA officials over allegations of widespread corruption, according to The Wall Street Journal. As many as 12 officials were expected to be arrested.

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Wednesday broker round-up

Wednesday broker round-up

Beazley: JP Morgan upgrades to overweight from neutral and sets 308p target, up from 255p.

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Wednesday tips round-up: RyanAir, Shawbrook

Wednesday tips round-up: RyanAir, Shawbrook

RyanAir has discovered that a little love can go a long way. So while it carried a record 91m passengers in the year to March and registered a two-thirds rise in profits, there is still momentum to be had in the company. On the downside, the carrier has already hedged nine-tenths of this year’s fuel purchases at a painful $92 a barrel and is hedged at 1.33 in the euro/dollar.

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Market Buzz [more]

Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Wed, 27 May 2015

Construction, insurance, and tobacco shares led the London market back in to the green on Wednesday, despite the overhang of Greece's debt crisis lurking in the background.... [more]

Brewin Dolphin's Stephen Ford sells shares

Wed, 27 May 2015

A director at Brewin Dolphin sold 0.29m shares in the same day that the company posted disappointing half-year results.... [more]

Thursday preview: Second estimate of Q1 UK GDP expected to be revised higher

Wed, 27 May 2015

A second estimate of UK gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter expected to be revised slightly higher on Thursday.... [more]

Company News [more]

Zoopla completes uSwitch takeover

Zoopla completes uSwitch takeover

Wed, 27 May 2015

Residential property website group Zoopla has completed the acquisition of utility price comparison site uSwitch for up to £190m.... [more]

Aberdeen Asset Management to buy Flag Capital Management

Wed, 27 May 2015

Fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management has reached an agreement to buy American sector peer Flag Capital Management for an undisclosed amount.... [more]

Fusionex posts positive first-half thanks to new data product

Wed, 27 May 2015

Fusionex, an analytics and big data provider, said its first-half results were helped by the performance of its GIANT data product and the introduction of new businesses.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Brexit would be bad for British business, says Lloyd's of London's CEO

Wed, 27 May 2015

Britain's business prospects would be dealt a serious blow if the country opts in favour of leaving the European Union, the chief executive of Lloyd's of London said.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Brewin Dolphin's Stephen Ford sells shares

Wed, 27 May 2015

A director at Brewin Dolphin sold 0.29m shares in the same day that the company posted disappointing half-year results.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US data in focus

Sun, 24 May 2015

The coming week will see a raft of macroeconomic data published Stateside, with perhaps the second reading on first quarter gross domestic product standing out the most. The most recent tracking estim... [more]