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NASDAQ 100 4,324.8208 105.2219 2.4936% 27/08/2015
DOW JONES 16,495.0195 369.2602 2.2674% 27/08/2015
EUR/USD 1.1250 0.0000 0.0230% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5420 0.0010 0.0910% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,119.0000 -0.0175 -0.1561% 27/08/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 45.0200 0.0158 3.6372% 27/08/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 124.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 27/08/15 17:20:01
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 15.67 8.67 22:05
Avago Technologies Ltd. 126.26 8.66 22:04
Tesla Motors Inc 242.99 8.07 22:09
Netflix Inc. 117.66 6.84 22:09
Baidu Inc. 152.06 6.78 22:09

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Dollar Tree Inc 76.79 -0.71 22:00
Cerner Corp. 61.44 -0.31 22:02
DIRECTV 93.55 -0.00 14:31
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. 88.19 -0.00 14:31
Catamaran Corp 61.47 -0.00 14:31

Top News

US close: Stocks rally on strong GDP data and global recovery

US close: Stocks rally on strong GDP data and global recovery

US stocks rallied on Thursday, as Wall Street fed off a global recovery and strong GDP data as oil prices reach clinched their biggest gain since 2009...[more]

Vodafone rallies on remarks from Liberty Global chief

Vodafone rallies on remarks from Liberty Global chief

Vodafone shares were on the front foot after Liberty Global's chief executive officer said on Thursday......[more]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners push higher, StanChart rebounds from recent losses

FTSE 100 movers: Miners push higher, StanChart rebounds from recent losses

London?s top-flight index was firmly on the font foot on Thursday, with miners pacing the advance, as Asian markets......[more]

US pending home sales slightly short of forecast in July

US pending home sales slightly short of forecast in July

US pending home sales edged higher in July, data released on Thursday showed.

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Recent volatility complicates picture, Fed's George says

Recent volatility complicates picture, Fed's George says

Recent volatility in global financial markets ?complicates the picture? but it“s ?too soon to say it fundamentally changes......[more]

Hansteen opts to raise funds as profit soars

Hansteen opts to raise funds as profit soars

Industrial property investor Hansteen......[more]

WPP's subsidiary buys stake in Australian's digital agency

WPP's subsidiary buys stake in Australian's digital agency

Publishing giant WPP said one of its subsidiaries......[more]

John Laing interim profit plunges

John Laing interim profit plunges

British infrastructure group John Laing......[more]

US second quarter GDP revised upwards

US second quarter GDP revised upwards

The US economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter than previously estimated......[more]

Investec downgrades OveSavings Bank

Investec downgrades OveSavings Bank

Investec said while it was a ?firm believer? in the long-term OneSavings Bank......[more]

Xaar shares rocket after strong margins reported

Xaar shares rocket after strong margins reported

Shares in inkjet printer company Xaar were up after the company posted a drop......[more]

US drone strike kills British IS hacker

US drone strike kills British IS hacker

A British hacker believed to be a cyber expert for Islamic State was killed in Syria ...[more]

Facebook launches digital assistant service to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple

Facebook launches digital assistant service to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple

?M? will be able to complete tasks and find information on the user's behalf...[more]

London Underground defers the launch of Night Tube

London Underground defers the launch of Night Tube

LU announced it after two weeks of "constructive" talks with unions....[more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Facebook, China

Thursday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Facebook, China

A district court judge in the US has thrown out investor lawsuits against Barclays and a host of exchanges, dismissing claims that the bank rigged its “dark pool” trading venue in favour of high-frequency traders. The multi-district litigation was part of a litany of claims set off by Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, Michael Lewis’s best-selling book published last year. In it, Mr Lewis argued that high-frequency traders were able to gain an unfair advantage because stock exchanges and “dark pools” — broker-run trading venues that allow buyers and sellers to swap shares with greater anonymity — had enabled those traders to obtain and trade on market data faster than other investors. – Financial Times

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Market Buzz [more]

GSK's Slaoui buys 5,060 shares at 1,256.18p each

GSK's Slaoui buys 5,060 shares at 1,256.18p each

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline's chairman of vaccines has purchased a £63,563 stake in the pharmaceutical giant.... [more]

Broker tips: Petrofac, Betfair, WPP

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Petrofac was given a shot in the arm by Societe Generale on Thursday, as the bank upgraded its stance on the stock to 'buy' from 'hold'.... [more]

Investec reluctantly downgrades OneSavings Bank

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investec said while it was a 'firm believer' in the long-term OneSavings Bank growth story, it "reluctantly" cut its rating to 'hold' from 'buy'.... [more]

Company News [more]

BlueCrest AllBlue posts 'modest gain' in NAV, points to volatile markets

BlueCrest AllBlue posts "modest gain" in NAV, points to volatile markets

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investment fund BlueCrest AllBlue posted a rise in net asset value in the first six months of the year, although volatility in the financial markets weighed on the performance.... [more]

Xaar shares rocket after strong margins reported

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in inkjet printer company Xaar were up after the company posted a drop in pre-tax profit but better margins.... [more]

Vodafone rallies on Liberty Global comments

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Vodafone shares were on the front foot after Liberty Global's chief executive officer said on Thursday that there was no timeframe for talks between the two companies on swapping as... [more]

Economic News [more]

Diesel cheaper than gasoline for the first time since 2001

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A flood of imported diesel pushed its price below that of gasoline for the first time since 2001, making cheaper for UK motorists to fill their tanks with diesel and reducing the co... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

GSK's Slaoui buys 5,060 shares at 1,256.18p each

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline's chairman of vaccines has purchased a £63,563 stake in the pharmaceutical giant.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US inflation watchers train sights on Jackson Hole

Fri, 21 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - After a week ahead of considerable stock market retreats, the important Jackson Hole central bank symposium will from Thursday provide the market with some enlightenment on the thin... [more]