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  • Stocks stable despite weak growth in US, eurozone

    Bank of Japan policymakers said they would boost exposure to riskier investments but leave unchanged an 80 trillion yen annual asset-buying programme

  • Stocks stable despite weak growth in US, eurozone

    Bank of Japan policymakers said they would boost exposure to riskier investments but leave unchanged an 80 trillion yen annual asset-buying programme

  • British shares ended little changed on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index ending a five-week winning streak as education publisher Pearson slumped after posting results. The index was down 0.05 percent at its close, underperforming the broader European market. It (Other OTC: ITGL - news) has recovered all of the losses …

  • Stocks stable despite weak growth in US, eurozone

    Bank of Japan policymakers said they would boost exposure to riskier investments but leave unchanged an 80 trillion yen annual asset-buying programme

  • A look at the dividend prospects of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA), Capita plc (LON:CPI) and Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC).

  • Bilaal Mohamed considers the merits of buying Essentra plc (LON: ESNT), Indivior plc (LON: INDV) and Berendsen plc (LON: BRSN) after today's interim results.

  • VIDEO: One Fool looks at the roller-coaster ride of the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX).

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  • Why I'm looking no further than these five stellar companies for my growth stocks.

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 17 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ db x-trackers FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (DR) DEALING DATE ¦ 27-Jul-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ GBP17.5430 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 6,038,052 CODE ¦ View source version on businesswire.com: ...

  • Stocks stable despite weak growth in US, eurozone

    Bank of Japan policymakers said they would boost exposure to riskier investments but leave unchanged an 80 trillion yen annual asset-buying programme

  • ** Indivior's shares up 12.8 pct at all-time high & easily top FTSE 250 gainer ** Co, which makes opioid addiction treatment drugs, raises FY revenue forecast to $1-$1.3 bln from $945-$975 mln after strong ...

  • British shares fell on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index set to end a five-week gaining streak as education publisher Pearson slumped after it posted results. The FTSE 100 index was down 0.2 percent at 6708.11 points by 0907 GMT, underperforming the broader European market. The FTSE 100 index has recovered all of its losses …

  • ** Commercial laundry company Berendsen -5.5%, 3rd top FTSE midcap loser & on track for worst day since Oct 2011 as it trades down from its life high ** Results indicate slower rev growth rate of 3% in ...

  • Yen soars, Asia stocks hit as Bank of Japan frustrates

    World stock markets soared in July as Britain's shock vote to leave the EU sparked promises of support from central banks and governments in a bid to fend off a feared hit to the global economy

  • ** Consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser's shares down 2.1 pct, near the bottom of the FTSE, after saying FY sales growth will come in at lower end of 4-5 pct forecast ** Q2 sales growth of 4 pct, missing ...

  • ** British engineer IMI's up 3 pct, top gainer on the FTSE 350 Industrial Engineering Index & touches its highest since Oct ** Says modest positive currency impact from Brexit, as it gets less than 6 pct ...

  • ** Bank Barclays' shares up 5.7 pct, top of the FTSE, after saying core pretax profit for H1 up 19 pct to 3.97 bln stg ** "BARC has produced a 6% PBT beat in its core business in Q2," Jefferies ...

  • BUZZ-Essentra: top European loser on FY rev warning Reuters - UK Focus - 21 hours ago

    ** Essentra, a supplier of specialty plastic and packaging components, -20%, top loser on Stoxx 600 index & 2nd worst day on record ** Co sees FY LFL rev declining by mid single-digits; had said in June ...

  • Why these Neil Woodford dividend favourites could be great investments right now.

  • For updates throughout the day download WSJ City for iPhone here or Android here  You’ll need to open this page on your mobile device to do this. Barclays' first half profit fell nearly a third as it boosted reserves and tried to speed up downsizing. The BOJ stopped short of more aggressive stimulus measures, sending …

  • SINGAPORE/TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) - Asian shares slipped after touching a near one-year peak on Friday and the yen strengthened as the Bank of Japan's fresh stimulus measures disappointed markets, although Japanese stocks recovered on higher purchases of exchange-traded funds. The BOJ doubled purchases of ETFs (Shenzhen: …

  • 'Should we buy a house or start a small business?'

  • Are the worst Brexit economic fears being realised? What should investors do about it?

  • Yen up, Asia markets down as Bank of Japan in focus AFP - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 03:55 BST
    Yen soars, Asia stocks hit as Bank of Japan frustrates

    World stock markets soared in July as Britain's shock vote to leave the EU sparked promises of support from central banks and governments in a bid to fend off a feared hit to the global economy

  • European stocks fall on weak earnings AFP - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 23:02 BST
    European stocks fall on weak earnings

    US stocks were down despite strong Facebook earnings, failing to bring a closing flourish to European stock markets which were all in the red, led by Paris CAC 40

  • Sky Plc Reports 12% Rise In Profits Sky News - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 19:50 BST
    Sky Plc Reports 12% Rise In Profits

    Sky (LSE: BSY.L - news) has announced a 12% rise in group full-year operating profit, and reported that revenue in its home markets of the UK and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) passed £8bn for the first time. Sky plc, the home and mobile en‎tertainment and communications company, said adjusted earnings in the year …

  • European stocks fall on weak earnings

    US stocks were down despite strong Facebook earnings, failing to bring a closing flourish to European stock markets which were all in the red, led by Paris CAC 40

  • Ian King Live: What's On Tonight's Show Sky News - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 16:55 BST
    Ian King Live: What's On Tonight's Show

    This week has, in theory, provided a very helpful snapshot of the health of a big chunk of corporate Britain. We have already seen half-year results from FTSE-100 stalwarts such as Hammerson, BP, GKN and ...

  • WRAPUP-In Brexit month, investors dump shares, flee for safety of cash Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 15:55 BST

    Global investors bought real estate, added to cash holdings and cut equity allocations to the lowest in at least five years as this month's shock Brexit vote added to an already toxic mix of sluggish world growth and volatile markets. The monthly Reuters survey of 44 fund managers and chief investment officers in the United …

  • Should you buy these 3 on today’s news? Fool.co.uk - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 14:41 BST

    Is today's flood of company news unearthing great bargains?

  • The largest public companies in the U.S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of driving cash out of their businesses by improving how they collect from customers, pay suppliers, and manage inventory, according to the new annual working capital survey from REL, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: …

  • Sports Direct is flying! Business Insider UK Finance - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 14:26 BST
    Sports Direct is flying!

    Shares in stricken retail giant Sports Direct are going crazy on Thursday after the company announced plans to spend around £90 million buying back shares from investors in advance of its AGM in early September. Sports Direct made the announcement to the markets early this morning, and at the open shares popped. Around …

  • European equities slip in line with dollar AFP - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 12:44 BST
    Global shares slip after earnings deluge, Fed meeting

    The dollar fell after the Federal Reserve indicated it would take a slow, measured approach to any interest rate hikes

  • Shell Net Profit Dives 71% On Low Oil Prices AFP - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 10:57 BST
    Shell net profit dives 71% on low oil prices

    Shell's net profits sank to £8.897 billion ($1.175 billion) in the three months to June, compared with $3.986 billion in the same part of 2015, it announced in a results statement

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