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NASDAQ 100 4,536.7778 59.7111 1.3337% 24/04/2015
DOW JONES 18,066.4297 21.4505 0.1188% 24/04/2015
EUR/USD 1.0860 0.0000 -0.0020% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.5170 -0.0010 -0.0510% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,183.0000 -0.0275 -0.2319% 24/04/15 22:00:13
BRENT CRUDE 64.9200 0.0063 0.9799% 24/04/15 22:00:13
UK RISK PREMIUM 149.0000 -3.0000 -1.9700% 24/04/15 17:00:03
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amazon.Com Inc. 445.10 14.13 22:10
Microsoft Corp. 47.87 10.45 22:10
Starbucks Corp. 51.84 4.88 22:08
Mattel Inc. 30.20 4.43 22:10
Google Inc. Class C 565.06 3.30 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Biogen Inc 401.71 -6.64 22:10
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. 32.78 -5.64 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 119.50 -3.68 22:10
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 95.33 -3.30 22:10
Altera Corp. 40.89 -2.85 22:08

Top News

Sunday share tips round-up: WPP, Asos, WANDisco

Sunday share tips round-up: WPP, Asos, WANDisco

Shares in Asos should be sold, the Inside the City column said in the Sunday Times ......[more]

EU funds against human trafficking

EU funds against human trafficking

The European Union decided on Thursday at its......[more]

First Apple watches to reach customers

First Apple watches to reach customers

Apple began to ship its Apple Watch on Friday to customers....[more]

German business confidence rises

German business confidence rises

German business confidence improved in April....[more]

Britain cuts stake in Lloyds further

Britain cuts stake in Lloyds further

Britain has cut its stake in Lloyds Banking Group......[more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Lloyds Worldpay

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Lloyds Worldpay

HSBC could spin off its £20bn UK high street banking interests, the Sunday Times said, reviving the old Midland Bank brand which the group bought in 1992. Having on Friday mentioned it was looking at moving its headquarters overseas, a flotation of its British bank could speed its corporate exit from the country. According to sources cited by the paper, changes to UK banking laws forcing banks to 'ring-fence' retail banking operations made the move logical.

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Market Buzz [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC spinoff, Lloyds offer, Worldpay IPO

Sunday newspaper round-up: HSBC spinoff, Lloyds offer, Worldpay IPO

Sun, 26 April 2015

HSBC could spin off its £20bn UK high street banking interests, the Sunday Times said, reviving the old Midland Bank brand which the group bought in 1992. Having on Friday mentioned it was looking at ... [more]

Sunday share tips: WPP, Asos, WANDisco

Sun, 26 April 2015

Shares in Asos should be sold, the Inside the City column said in the Sunday Times. After a rollercoaster ride up to a £70 all-time high before shooting down to half that point after three profit warn... [more]

Broker tips: Pearson, French Connection, Reckitt Benckiser

Fri, 24 April 2015

Publishing and education group Pearson has been downgraded by broker Numis on valuation grounds, despite a first-quarter statement that was in line with forecasts.... [more]

Company News [more]

Immedia secures BT as first customer of its new mobile audio streaming platform

Immedia secures BT as first customer of its new mobile audio streaming platform

Fri, 24 April 2015

Shares in Immedia jumped 42% after securing BT as the first customer of its mobile audio streaming platform.... [more]

Mylan confirms $33bn formal bid for Ireland's Perrigo

Fri, 24 April 2015

Pharmaceutical group Mylan has confirmed it will make a formal bid worth $33bn (£21.8bn) in cash and stock for drug-making firm Perrigo.... [more]

Clinigen completes £225m Idis takeover

Fri, 24 April 2015

Pharmaceutical group Clinigen has completed the takeover of sector peer Idis for £225m.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Miliband attributes post-conflict treatment of Libya to migrant deaths

Fri, 24 April 2015

Ed Milliband has suggested Prime Minister David Cameron is partly responsible for the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, due to his failure to support post-conflict resolution in Libya.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

ARM Holdings' chairman buys shares after reporting upbeat Q3

Fri, 24 April 2015

The chairman of ARM Holdings bought same shares two days after the smartphone and tablet microchip designer published "encouraging" first-quarter results.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Political debates and central banks in focus

Fri, 24 April 2015

With little doubt what will be of most interest for investors next week, given that the next general elections are now looming, will be the three-way election debate between Cameron, Clegg and Miliban... [more]