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Friday newspaper round-up: World Bank, Tata Steel, FTSE pay

Friday newspaper round-up: World Bank, Tata Steel, FTSE pay

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The president of the World Bank has told Theresa May that cutting the UK's aid budget could lead to an increase in conflict, terrorism and migration and would damage Britain's inter... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Immigration, US concerns, Sky, Facebook

Thursday newspaper round-up: Immigration, US concerns, Sky, Facebook

Thu, 20 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May is being forced into a concession over migrant targets as part of the price for calling a snap poll. The prime minister is ready to soften her longstanding opposition to... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: RBS, RWE, Next, Greece

Wednesday newspaper round-up: RBS, RWE, Next, Greece

Wed, 19 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond has signalled that the government is facing a multibillion-pound loss from selling off its 73% stake in Royal Bank of Scotland. The chancellor told MPs that that "we ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Inflation, property, RBS, Debenhams

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Inflation, property, RBS, Debenhams

Tue, 18 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK households should brace themselves for steeper price rises after a leading accountancy body warned that protecting customers from higher costs is now "unsustainable" for business... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: North Korea, Turkey, Tesco

Sunday newspaper round-up: North Korea, Turkey, Tesco

Mon, 17 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The US and China are working on a response to the North Korean missile crisis, Donald Trump's top security adviser has said. General HR McMaster said China had joined an internat... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: US-China deal, RBS, Sky, Barclays

Thu, 13 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - President Trump has offered China an audacious grand bargain: the promise of a stable trade relationship between the world's two largest economies in return for its help in neuterin... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Trump, cyber attacks, Jes Staley

Wed, 12 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Donald Trump's plan to encourage US companies to repatriate profits held offshore will allow the 50 biggest American corporations to save at least $300bn (£240bn), according to rese... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Russian sanctions, energy prices, Shell scandal

Tue, 11 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May threw her weight behind efforts to impose sanctions on Russia over its backing for President Assad last night in the face of European opposition. Her intervention will d... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Rich and clean, Lloyds, IPOs, retail

Mon, 10 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain has been the most successful of the G7 group of nations in boosting its economy and cutting climate emissions in the past 25 years, according to a report that suggests it is... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: UK growth, Brexit, banks, diesel, Tesco

Sun, 09 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain is on the verge of an export and spending boom as economists rule out the likelihood of a slowdown this year. The EY Item Club has predicted strong global growth combined wi... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Housebuilders, BHS, Feelunique

Fri, 07 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Competition and Markets Authority is examining payments between housebuilders and the providers of warranties for new homes as part of a review of NHBC, the largest warranty pro... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Tesco, Akzo Nobel, Poor productivity

Thu, 06 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tesco is cutting night shifts for shelf stackers in some of its biggest supermarkets in a fresh shakeup that puts 3,000 jobs at risk. The UK's biggest retailer said the consultation... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Syria, City of London, Tesla

Wed, 05 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Up to 100 people were killed and hundreds injured yesterday in the deadliest nerve-gas attack in Syria in four years, prompting international condemnation of President Assad's regim... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit spat, Tesco, alcohol prices, Lloyds

Tue, 04 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May's claim that "no deal is better than a bad deal" has been slammed as unsubstantiated by a parliamentary committee, but its pro-Brexit MPs have refused to back the findin... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Tesco, FCA, HBOS, Brexit. Virgin Money

Mon, 03 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - One of the most influential shareholder groups in the City has raised doubts about Tesco's proposed £3.5 billion purchase of the wholesaler Booker, saying that it could put corner s... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Reckitt Benckiser, Virgin Money, Booker's

Sun, 02 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Reckitt Benckiser is lining up a sale of its food business to help fund the £14.3bn takeover of baby food maker Mead Johnson Nutrition. Reckitt has informed banks of a plan to dispo... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Bradford&Bingley, BT Group, Armed forces

Fri, 31 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Chancellor Philip Hammond has triggered the sale of £11.8bn worth of Bradford & Bingley loans bought during the financial crisis. The Government said the funds would be sold to Prud... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Lloyd's of London, Heathrow, gig economy

Thu, 30 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Lloyd's of London will announce on Thursday that it has picked Brussels as the base for its new EU subsidiary to secure a European foothold after the UK's departure from the EU. The... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, FTSE diversity, Sports Direct

Wed, 29 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Fruit and vegetables, flowers and olive oil will all become more expensive once the UK leaves the EU, no matter what trade deal is struck, City analysts have calculated. The price o... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit trade deal, credit worries, Tesco, Santander

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - European diplomats based in the UK say the British government is stepping back from its threat to leave the EU without a trade deal if negotiations break down. In private, say diplo... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Opec, RBS, aerospace, council tax

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Opec ministers are to consider extending their agreement to curb supplies for a further six months, the cartel said yesterday as it reported high levels of compliance with the deal ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Barclays, self-employed, AB Foods

Sun, 26 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Extra customs checks could push up the cost of imported goods even if Britain signs a free trade deal with the EU, according to a leaked government document. Senior officials at ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Jones, Crest Nicholson, Deutsche Bank

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jones Bootmaker is expected to call in administrators on Friday in a move that will put more than 1,100 jobs at risk. The shoe retailer, which employs 1,145 people, has nearly 100 s... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Retirement, Centrica boss, energy prices

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Millions of people in their late 30s and early 40s look set to have to work for an extra year after an official review recommended pushing up the state pension age (SPA) more quickl... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Laundering, insurance claims, Le Pen, Dowson

Tue, 21 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain's high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
CSX Corp. 50.77 2.44 22:09
Microsoft Corp. 66.40 1.37 22:07
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 90.95 1.31 21:37
Netflix Inc. 142.87 1.20 22:10
JD.com, Inc. 34.35 1.12 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mattel Inc. 21.79 -13.57 22:08
Viacom Inc. Class B 43.10 -2.77 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 27.32 -2.29 22:07
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 88.47 -1.95 22:05
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 370.12 -1.67 21:37