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US close: Markets finish mixed, Alphabet beats earnings forecast

US close: Markets finish mixed, Alphabet beats earnings forecast

(ShareCast News) - US stocks finished mixed on Monday as investors awaited corporate news from the likes of Alphabet ahead of what promises to be a busy week on the earnings front. The Dow Jones Indus... [more]

Europe close: Stocks end mostly lower as autos skid

Europe close: Stocks end mostly lower as autos skid

(ShareCast News) - European stocks ended mostly lower on Monday, with autos under the cosh as investors digested the latest data on the eurozone manufacturing and services sectors. The Stoxx Europe 60... [more]

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

(ShareCast News) - Sales of US existing homes fell more than expected in June, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Sales were down 1.8% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of... [more]

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

(ShareCast News) - Markit's flash US manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in at a four-month high in July. The manufacturing index rose to 53.2 from 52.0 the month before amid accelerated gro... [more]

Asia report: Markets mixed as Trump's circus of instability continues

Asia report: Markets mixed as Trump's circus of instability continues

(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia were mixed on Monday, as traders turned their attention to the upcoming two-day policy meeting of the Federal Reserve in the US. Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 0.62% at... [more]

► Market Buzz
Sunday share tips: Morgan Sindall, CentralNic

Sunday share tips: Morgan Sindall, CentralNic

(ShareCast News) - The construction sector can be a tough bet, writes John Collingridge in the Sunday Times' Inside The City column, noting the number of recent collapses including Connaught and Rok, ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Asda, B&M, Greece, Bowling, Brexit

Sunday newspaper round-up: Asda, B&M, Greece, Bowling, Brexit

(ShareCast News) - Asda is exploring a £4.4bn takeover of B&M, the fast-growing discount retailer run by billionaire brothers Simon and Bobby Arora. Britain's third-biggest supermarket chain is unders... [more]

Tuesday preview: Provident Financial in focus, though Victrex could surprise

Tuesday preview: Provident Financial in focus, though Victrex could surprise

(ShareCast News) - Tuesday will see the number of companies reporting step up before the throttle is turned right up later in the week, with Croda International, Informa and Segro joined by sub-prime ... [more]

Rumours of Asda takeover of B&M European have 'little logic'

Rumours of Asda takeover of B&M European have 'little logic'

(ShareCast News) - On the back of rumours suggesting discount retailer B&M European Value was a takeover target for Asda, analysts at Investec poured scorn on there being much logic in such a deal but... [more]

RBC Capital double upgrades Drax to 'outperform'

RBC Capital double upgrades Drax to 'outperform'

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Drax to 'outperform' from 'underperform' and lifted the price target to 400p from 340p. The bank, which has been negative on Drax since the start of the... [more]

► Commodities
Commodities: Oil gains as caps to production agreed by JMMC

Commodities: Oil gains as caps to production agreed by JMMC

(ShareCast News) - After suffering heavy losses at the end of last week, oil received a push higher on Monday on the back of talks in Russia between OPEC and non-OPEC countries regarding global output... [more]

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

(ShareCast News) - Sales of US existing homes fell more than expected in June, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Sales were down 1.8% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of... [more]

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

(ShareCast News) - Markit's flash US manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in at a four-month high in July. The manufacturing index rose to 53.2 from 52.0 the month before amid accelerated gro... [more]

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

(ShareCast News) - Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has released details of four Russian contacts he had during and after the 2016 US presidential election during testimony given to... [more]

Commodities: Increasing supply of oil weighs heavy on the market

Commodities: Increasing supply of oil weighs heavy on the market

(ShareCast News) - An over supply of crude from Nigeria and Libya of approximately 1m barrels per day weighed heavily on the oil market on Friday with September contracts for both WTI crude and Brent ... [more]

► Currencies
FX round-up: Slow news day pushes dollar index higher, euro moves fail to excite

FX round-up: Slow news day pushes dollar index higher, euro moves fail to excite

(ShareCast News) - News of any major impact was a bit thin on the ground on Monday, leading to subdued moves on the FX market. The dollar index traded slightly higher on the day, but this failed to tr... [more]

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

(ShareCast News) - Sales of US existing homes fell more than expected in June, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Sales were down 1.8% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of... [more]

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

(ShareCast News) - Markit's flash US manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in at a four-month high in July. The manufacturing index rose to 53.2 from 52.0 the month before amid accelerated gro... [more]

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

(ShareCast News) - Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has released details of four Russian contacts he had during and after the 2016 US presidential election during testimony given to... [more]

New debit card will make cryptocurrencies 'easier to spend'

New debit card will make cryptocurrencies 'easier to spend'

(ShareCast News) - A startup in Singaporean has designed a debit card that is capable of converting multiple digital currencies in to dollars, yen and euros. TenX has built an app that serves as a dig... [more]

► Market Reports
London close: FTSE ends in the red as airlines hit by Ryanair Brexit warning

London close: FTSE ends in the red as airlines hit by Ryanair Brexit warning

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended in the red on Monday, with airlines under the cosh as Ryanair warned over the potential fallout from Brexit. The FTSE 100 ended down 1% at 7,377.73. Meanwhile, t... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Miners Acacia and Petra dig midcaps deeper

FTSE 250 movers: Miners Acacia and Petra dig midcaps deeper

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 fell on Monday, though not as much as its larger sibling, with two miners leading the retreat. Shareholders in Acacia Mining knew there was more bad news to come but a ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Burberry in fashion as Frere lifts stake; easyjet descends

FTSE 100 movers: Burberry in fashion as Frere lifts stake; easyjet descends

(ShareCast News) - Burberry shares spiked on Monday afternoon after billionaire Albert Frere lifted his stake in the high-end fashion retailer to 4% from 3%. The shares moved to second on the top 10 r... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall further as pound rises, airlines eye price war

London midday: Stocks fall further as pound rises, airlines eye price war

(ShareCast News) - London's share indices remained in the red by midday on Monday, with the pound on the up and ahead of the busiest week of the UK results season. The FTSE 100 was down 1.02% to 7,376... [more]

London open: Stocks wobble at start of result season, IMF downgrades

London open: Stocks wobble at start of result season, IMF downgrades

(ShareCast News) - Shares continued to fall on Monday, continuing the slide than began at the end of last week ahead of a huge week for company news and as the IMF downgraded growth forecasts for the ... [more]

► Company News
Acacia Mining hit with USD190bn tax bill from Tanzanian government

Acacia Mining hit with USD190bn tax bill from Tanzanian government

(ShareCast News) - Acacia Mining has been sent a tax bill from the Tanzanian authorities totalling around $190bn for unpaid tax and penalties from its Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi mines in the country, whic... [more]

UK to invest £246m in research and development into energy storage

UK to invest £246m in research and development into energy storage

(ShareCast News) - On Monday, redT energy reported a £246m investment from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to aid in energy storage in the UK. In a trading statement,... [more]

Tesco to launch same day grocery delivery service across UK

Tesco to launch same day grocery delivery service across UK

(ShareCast News) - Tesco announced on Monday that it will be launching its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK from next month. The service, which is currently available in L... [more]

Serco workers set for two-week strike at London hospitals

Serco workers set for two-week strike at London hospitals

(ShareCast News) - Private contractor Serco is facing a two-week long strike from its employees at four hospitals in London, as they continue to fight for an increase in wages. Following discussions b... [more]

Gfinity buys American esports tech firm CEVO

Gfinity buys American esports tech firm CEVO

(ShareCast News) - Esports company Gfinity acquired the entire issued share capital of American-based global provider of esports technology services CEVO, it announced on Monday, for total considerati... [more]

► Small Caps News
UK to invest £246m in research and development into energy storage

UK to invest £246m in research and development into energy storage

(ShareCast News) - On Monday, redT energy reported a £246m investment from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to aid in energy storage in the UK. In a trading statement,... [more]

Gfinity buys American esports tech firm CEVO

Gfinity buys American esports tech firm CEVO

(ShareCast News) - Esports company Gfinity acquired the entire issued share capital of American-based global provider of esports technology services CEVO, it announced on Monday, for total considerati... [more]

NetScientific investment receives Innovate UK grant

NetScientific investment receives Innovate UK grant

(ShareCast News) - NetScientific updated the market on its portfolio company ProAxsis on Monday confirming it had now gained further support for its 'ProteaseTag' technology through a project co-funde... [more]

Ergomed completes recruitment in PeproStat study six months early

Ergomed completes recruitment in PeproStat study six months early

(ShareCast News) - Specialised pharmaceutical services and drug development company Ergomed completed recruitment for its Phase IIb proof-of-concept study for PeproStat ahead of schedule, it announced... [more]

Eland Oil and Gas appoints Ronald Bain as new CFO

Eland Oil and Gas appoints Ronald Bain as new CFO

(ShareCast News) - Nigeria-focussed oil and gas production and development company Eland announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer on Monday. The firm said it had appointed Ronald Bai... [more]

► Bonds
US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

US existing home sales drop more than expected in June

(ShareCast News) - Sales of US existing homes fell more than expected in June, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Sales were down 1.8% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of... [more]

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

Markit's flash US manufacturing PMI at four-month high in July

(ShareCast News) - Markit's flash US manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in at a four-month high in July. The manufacturing index rose to 53.2 from 52.0 the month before amid accelerated gro... [more]

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

Jared Kushner releases details of four Russian contacts, denies collusion

(ShareCast News) - Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has released details of four Russian contacts he had during and after the 2016 US presidential election during testimony given to... [more]

Earthquake strikes Greek island of Kos and coastal towns in Turkey

Earthquake strikes Greek island of Kos and coastal towns in Turkey

(ShareCast News) - A powerful earthquake in the Aegean sea has wreaked havoc tourist hot-spots near the Greek island of Kos and off the coast of Turkey, leaving two dead and more than 200 injured. The... [more]

Euro area consumer confidence dips in July

Euro area consumer confidence dips in July

(ShareCast News) - Consumer confidence in the single currency bloc slipped a tad, the European Union's executive arm said. The European Commission's preliminary consumer confidence index dipped by -0.... [more]

► Economic News
£350k confiscation order made against former Schroders trader

£350k confiscation order made against former Schroders trader

(ShareCast News) - The City watchdog has won a court case against a former Schroders fund manager for the sum of £350,000. On Monday, Damian Clarke was ordered to pay the amount within three months or... [more]

Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over US deal

Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over US deal

(ShareCast News) - UK trade representatives have arrived in Washington in order to discuss a post-Brexit trade deal with their US counterparts. According to EU rules, the UK cannot sign any trade deal... [more]

Gove insists 'change needs to come' while calling for plastic bottle deposit scheme

Gove insists 'change needs to come' while calling for plastic bottle deposit scheme

(ShareCast News) - Environment secretary Michael Gove cited the 5p charge for plastic bags when speaking on how a bottle return scheme would require the "enthusiastic embrace" of retailers. "It is the... [more]

Irish ambassador calls on UK to remain in Customs Union

Irish ambassador calls on UK to remain in Customs Union

(ShareCast News) - Britain should remain in the EU Customs Union following Brexit in order to avoid problems with the Irish border, the country's ambassador to the UK said on Friday. In an interview w... [more]

'Brexit impact' slows down rate of house price growth

"Brexit impact" slows down rate of house price growth

(ShareCast News) - The largest cities in the UK saw an average increase of 5.1% in house prices in the twelve months to June 2017, however, the capital saw growth slow to 2.6%, the slowest rate in mor... [more]

► New Issues
FCA proposes new listing category to accommodate Saudi Aramco IPO

FCA proposes new listing category to accommodate Saudi Aramco IPO

(ShareCast News) - The UK's financial watchdog has proposed creating a new kind of listing category in order to cling the initial public offering of the world's largest petrochemicals company, Saudi A... [more]

Allied Irish Banks surges in market debut

Allied Irish Banks surges in market debut

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Allied Irish Banks opened more than 8% higher in their trading debut on Tuesday, after the government, which owns 99.9% of the bank, sold a 25% interest. Irish finance min... [more]

Fast-growing fast-fashion firm Quiz floats on AIM

Fast-growing fast-fashion firm Quiz floats on AIM

(ShareCast News) - Scottish 'fast fashion' retailer Quiz Group has announced retail guru Peter Cowgill as its new chairman ahead of a planned float on AIM, looking to capitalise on the popularity amon... [more]

Russia's Polyus Gold eyes London return and top-four status

Russia's Polyus Gold eyes London return and top-four status

(ShareCast News) - Russia's largest gold miner Polyus Gold has announced its return to the London Stock Exchange after delisting in 2015 amid sanctions imposed by the West over Russia's annexation of ... [more]

Spinnaker cash shell floats with bulging board to target energy sector

Spinnaker cash shell floats with bulging board to target energy sector

(ShareCast News) - Cash shell Spinnaker Opportunities has floated on the full list of the London Stock Exchange with a £1.2m fundraising to help it find opportunity in the energy and industrial sector... [more]

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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amazon.Com Inc. 1,038.95 1.29 23:05
Apple Inc. 152.09 1.21 23:06
Autodesk Inc. 110.81 0.97 22:48
Activision Blizzard Inc. 61.44 0.84 22:21
Alphabet Inc. Class C 980.34 0.76 23:09

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
American Airlines Group 51.28 -1.21 23:04
Automatic Data Processing Inc. 103.54 -0.99 22:07
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 130.74 -0.80 22:07
Analog Devices Inc. 78.75 -0.27 23:06
Applied Materials Inc. 46.78 -0.06 23:05