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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Netflix Inc. 121.31 7.77 20:36
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 583.37 5.25 20:36
Priceline Group Inc 1,279.66 3.16 20:36
Tesla Motors Inc 266.13 2.36 20:36
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 140.20 2.34 20:36

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Apple Inc. 114.95 -2.95 20:36
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 95.77 -2.25 20:36
Monster Beverage Corp 152.38 -2.20 20:36
PACCAR Inc. 63.13 -2.09 20:36
Applied Materials Inc. 16.91 -1.46 20:36

Top News

London close: FTSE 100 ends lower as investors weigh data

London close: FTSE 100 ends lower as investors weigh data

A surprise slowdown in UK construction activity growth and concerns over Greece weighed on sentiment on Tuesday with the FTSE finishing in the red.

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BT secures TV deal with Breaking Bad producers AMC

BT secures TV deal with Breaking Bad producers AMC

BT Group has secured the rights to show new TV series from US cable and satellite television channel AMC....[more]

Toyota's quarterly profits accelerates despite slowdown in sales

Toyota's quarterly profits accelerates despite slowdown in sales

Japanese car maker Toyota posted a record first quarter profit, as a weakening yen offset sluggish demand in Japan and Southeast Asia.

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BMW second quarter profits fall 3%, warns on Chinese market

BMW second quarter profits fall 3%, warns on Chinese market

Auto maker BMW Group cited rising staff costs and new product start-ups for a 3% fall in second quarter earnings before interest and tax....[more]

SFO reportedly to bring Libor charges against more bankers

SFO reportedly to bring Libor charges against more bankers

Britain's Serious Fraud Office is planning to bring criminal charges against more former bankers for allegedly... ...[more]

Oil firm investigated by SFO for Somali contract bid

Oil firm investigated by SFO for Somali contract bid

UK oil company Soma Oil and Gas......[more]

Nedbank first half profits rise 15.7%

Nedbank first half profits rise 15.7%

Old Mutual subsidiary Nedbank upped......[more]

ARM Holdings reshuffles board

ARM Holdings reshuffles board

Stephen Pusey and Lawton Fitt......[more]

Spirax completes sale of M&M to Rotork

Spirax completes sale of M&M to Rotork

Industrial engineering group Spirax-Sarco......[more]

FTSE 250 movers: Vedanta rallies

FTSE 250 movers: Vedanta rallies

London’s FTSE 250 was trading little changed at 1420 BST, up just 0.1% at 17,686.96.

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Sector movers: Miners recover, but oil lower

Sector movers: Miners recover, but oil lower

Mining stocks largely recovered on Tuesday, but oil and gas stocks......[more]

FTSE 100 movers: Shire slips on bid rebuff

FTSE 100 movers: Shire slips on bid rebuff

The FTSE 100 was marginally in the red on Tuesday afternoon......[more]

Canada PM dissolves parliament, calls general election

Canada PM dissolves parliament, calls general election

Stephen Harper has called for a general election will be held on 19 October....[more]

UK and France urge EU

UK and France urge EU

Both countries urged the EU to help fight against the migrant crisis in Calais...[more]

London tube strike to go ahead Wednesday

London tube strike to go ahead Wednesday

London Underground will see new strikes this week after the union rejected its offer...[more]

Former City trader Tom Hayes found guilty of rigging Libor rates

Former City trader Tom Hayes found guilty of rigging Libor rates

Former City trader Tom Hayes has been found guilty of rigging global Libor interest rates by a London court on Monday.

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Puerto Rico defaults on debt

Puerto Rico defaults on debt

It was the first time in history that the island defaulted...[more]

UK oil firm investigated by SFO for Somali contract bid

UK oil firm investigated by SFO for Somali contract bid

Soma Oil and Gas allegedly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars ...[more]

UK house prices increase 0.4%, says Nationwide

UK house prices increase 0.4%, says Nationwide

British house prices bounced back after growth fell to a two-year low in June...[more]

Dambusters pilot Les Munro dies

Dambusters pilot Les Munro dies

Dambusters' pilot John Leslie Les Munro died in New Zealand at the age of 96...[more]

Supertyphoon Soudelor heads for Taiwan

Supertyphoon Soudelor heads for Taiwan

It has become the world's most powerful storm so far in 2015...[more]

Greece expects bailout deal by 18 August

Greece expects bailout deal by 18 August

As stock exchange falls for second day...[more]

UK extends Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State

UK extends Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced UK will extend its campaign until March 2017...[more]

Market overview: FTSE finishes in negative territory

Market overview: FTSE finishes in negative territory

1630 (Close): The FTSE closed lower after an unexpected slowdown in UK construction activity growth and as concerns over Greece continued to weigh on sentiment. The Markit/CIPS PMI on UK construction eased to 57.1 in July from 58.1 a month earlier, missing forecasts for a reading of 58.5. The Athens stock market fell for a second day as worries about the country’s finances dragged. Shire was leading the fallers as the Dublin-headquartered pharmaceuticals group made a hostile takeover approach for US immune deficiencies specialist Baxalta at roughly $30.6bn, only a month after it was spun out by Baxter International.

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Market Buzz [more]

Broker tips: Smiths Group, Meggitt, Coca Cola Hellenic

Broker tips: Smiths Group, Meggitt, Coca Cola Hellenic

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - After US activist investor ValueAct built a near-5% stake in Smiths Group, Credit Suisse calculated a 1,500p-per-share break-up value for the aerospace engineer.... [more]

Allianz Technology Trust's new director buys first shares

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A non-executive director at Allianz Technology Trust bought her first shares in the investment group.... [more]

Shore Capital expects volume growth from Coca Cola Hellenic

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shore Capital said it expected Coca Cola to report solid volumes but be hit by foreign exchange headwinds when it delivers its first half results next week.... [more]

Company News [more]

Campari first half pre-tax profits up 24%, despite tough competition

Campari first half pre-tax profits up 24%, despite tough competition

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Davide Campari-Milano, which trades as Gruppo Campari, has posted pre-tax profit up 24% to €113.3m driven by strong sales growth.... [more]

Brooks Macdonald Group names Andrew Sheperd as deputy CEO

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Wealth management group Brooks Macdonald has appointed Andrew Sheperd as its deputy chief executive.... [more]

BT secures TV deal with Breaking Bad producers AMC

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - BT Group has secured the rights to show new TV series from US cable and satellite television channel AMC, the makers of the phenomenally successful 'Breaking Bad' and 'Mad Men' seri... [more]

Economic News [more]

SFO reportedly to bring Libor charges against more bankers

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is planning to bring criminal charges against more former bankers for allegedly manipulating the Libor rate, the Wall Street Journal reported on... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Allianz Technology Trust's new director buys first shares

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A non-executive director at Allianz Technology Trust bought her first shares in the investment group.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: BoE launches 'Super Thursday' ahead of NFP in USA

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The first week of August's will see two keenly watched economic releases, one on each side of the Atlantic, with 'Super Thursday' centred around the Bank of England and Friday's non... [more]