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  • First Trust Global Portfolios Limited (“FTGP”), a London-based ETF distributor and advisor, announced that it has launched the First Trust US IPO Index UCITS ETF (the “Fund”). The Fund began trading on the Euronext Paris on 17 August 2015 (Ticker: FPXU FP) and on the London Stock Exchange on 18 August 2015 (Ticker: …

  • As China sneezes, bankers hope European IPO market won't catch cold Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 16:50 BST

    Bankers still hope to float scores of companies on Europe's shell-shocked stock markets in coming weeks, unless a summer selloff sparked by China's economic woes extends into September. Between 20 and 40 European listings are scheduled in the next few months, and bankers involved in such deals are hopeful that markets …

  • Dutch state agency picks investment banks for ABN Amro sale Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 14:49 BST

    The Dutch government agency overseeing the privatisation of ABN Amro named eight banks on Thursday to participate in the bank's initial public offering (IPO) of shares. ABN Amro, nationalized in 2008 during the financial crisis, is preparing for an IPO later this year under the auspices of the Netherlands Financial Investments …

  • German payments company Wirecard to bid for Worldpay - Bloomberg Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 21:55 BST

    German payments company Wirecard AG has joined the bidding for British rival Worldpay Ltd , Bloomberg reported. Other suitors for Worldpay are U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP and buyout firm ...

  • Recap: Markets Endure More Wild Swings The Wall Street Journal - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 20:33 BST

    For a time, China's move to cut interest rates seemed to reassure investors that the country was prepared to take fresh measures to boost its economy. But it didn't last.

  • PHILIPPINES PRESS-Pilipinas Shell to launch IPO in 2016 - BusinessWorld Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 02:05 BST

    Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp, a unit of Royal Dutch Shell Plc , will likely conduct its long-delayed IPO next year to comply with a nearly two-decade-old law that requires oil refiners to go public following ...

  • U.S. stock indexes plunged almost 4 percent on Monday as investors, rattled about China's economy, sold heavily in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the benchmark S&P 500 was formally in a correction. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly slumped more than 1,000 points - its most dramatic intraday trading …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St has worst day in four years, S&P now in correction Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 22:36 BST

    U.S. stock indexes plunged almost 4 percent on Monday as investors, rattled about China's economy, sold heavily in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly slumped more than 1,000 points, its most dramatic intraday trading range ever, …

  • Recap: Markets Tumble Around the World The Wall Street Journal - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 21:02 BST

    The global stock-market selloff continued in a wild session Monday, as traders pushed stocks lower on the heels of the steepest one-week decline in years for many major markets.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street trades sharply lower, Apple rebounds Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 20:31 BST

    The Dow has never lost more than 800 points in a day. Now (NYSE: DNOW - news) we're seeing a second wave of selling," said Rick Meckler, president of investment firm LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey. Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook, in comments to CNBC on Monday, took the unusual step of reassuring …

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street reduces losses after Apple rebounds Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 19:39 BST

    The Dow has never lost more than 800 points in a day. Apple slid as much as 13 percent before recovering most of that loss to trade 0.4 percent lower at $105.30. Apple's dramatic turnaround helped the Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 indexes pull away from levels that would have put them into correction mode.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St stages dramatic comeback as Apple rebounds Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 18:48 BST

    U.S. stocks staged a stunning recovery off their lows on Monday, helped by a sharp turnaround in Apple's shares, but were still down about 2 percent in afternoon trading. The Dow Jones industrial average ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St pares losses as Apple rebounds Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 17:24 BST

    The Dow Jones industrial average - which fell into the correction zone on Friday - briefly slumped more than 1,000 points, its biggest point-drop ever. At midday, the Dow was down about 243 points or 1.48 percent as bargain hunters stepped in. The Dow has never lost more than 800 points in a day.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St pares losses but still down sharply Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 16:09 BST

    Wall Street pared some losses on Monday after the Dow Jones industrial average lost more than a 1,000 points in volatile trading following a steep drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities. The Dow, which was down 325 points in mid-morning trading, has never lost more than 800 points in a day. …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St in free-fall; all three indexes in correction Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 15:01 BST

    Wall Street opened sharply lower on Monday with the Dow Jones industrial average losing more than a 1,000 points following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities. The Dow has never lost more than 800 points in a day. Futures on the Nasdaq, S&P and Dow indexes were halted …

  • US STOCKS-Set to open sharply lower, Dow headed below 16,000 Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 14:02 BST

    Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities, with the Dow set to open below 16,000 for the first time since February 2014. Stock futures were in a free-fall, with Nasdaq futures halted briefly after hitting a circuit …

  • Twitter no longer 'too big to be acquired' says Magister Sharecast - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 14:01 BST

    (ShareCast News) - After Twitter's stock fell below its original initial public offer (IPO) price, the social media company is now a prime acquisition target, according to investment bank Magister.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St set to open sharply lower as panic spreads Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 13:31 BST

    Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday as alarm bells rang across world markets following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a steep fall in prices of oil and other commodities. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes were poised to slip into correction territory, or 10 percent off their 52-week …

  • US STOCKS-Futures slump as Chinese stock rout deepens Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 12:13 BST

    U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Monday as alarm bells rang across world markets following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a steep fall in commodity prices. * A sharp decline at ...

  • Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Stocks Fall on More China Worries The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 09:35 BST

    Worries about the health of China’s economy shook markets again Friday, hitting stocks in Asia and Europe.

  • BUZZ-Spire Healthcare: poised for worst day since IPO, outlook weighs Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 08:38 BST

    ** Spire Healthcare slumps more than 13 pct on expectations of near-term weakness in NHS demand for the year ** Stock, poised for the worst day since its IPO last July, pares nearly the entire gains over ...

  • US close: Dow Jones collapses 358 points to 10-month low Sharecast - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 01:37 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Wall Street closed in a frenzy of selling as the Dow Jones plunged 358 points on Thursday to close below 17,000 for the first time since October 2014.

  • US shares sink over 2% on global economy worries AFP - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 21:57 BST
    US shares sink over 2% on global economy worries

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 358.04 points (2.06 percent) at 16,990.69

  • Twitter shares tumble back to IPO price AFP - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 21:49 BST
    Twitter shares tumble back to IPO price

    At the close, Twitter ended at $26 exactly, a drop of 5.8 percent, amid a broad selloff in the overall US stock market

  • Twitter shares fall below IPO price AFP - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 20:08 BST
    Twitter shares tumble back to IPO price

    Twitter stock hit highs in late 2013 above $70 on euphoria over the IPO but have been dogged by concerns on sluggish growth and a lack of profitability

  • Co-op Bank CEO says won't make profit until at least 2017 Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 08:29 BST

    Britain's Co-operative Bank doesn't expect to make a profit until at least 2017 and is unlikely to embark upon a stock market listing until it is closer to profitability, its chief executive said. "We won't be profitable in 2015 and we won't be profitable in 2016 either," CEO Niall Booker told reporters. Booker said the …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges up after upbeat data, Greek bailout agreement Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 14, 2015 21:37 BST

    U.S. stocks ended a volatile week higher on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and as euro zone finance ministers agreed to launch a third bailout program for Greece. All three major indexes also ended ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher after upbeat data, retailer gains Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 14, 2015 20:12 BST

    J.C. Penney and Nordstrom both rose after the department store chains posted better-than-expected quarterly results. J.C. Penney was up 5.1 percent at $8.48 while Nordstrom jumped 3.7 percent to $77.72 and was among the biggest percentage gainers in the S&P 500, while the S&P retail index was up 0.4 percent.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St lackluster as oil prices weigh on positive data Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 14, 2015 18:18 BST

    The Dow and the S&P 500 eked out marginal gains in afternoon trading on Friday, and were set to post slight gains for the week, as the optimism from strong economic data was tempered by weak oil prices ...

  • Italy's Avio mulling IPO on Milan stock market - sources Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 13, 2015 12:51 BST

    Avio Spazio, the space propulsion company controlled by private equity Cinven, is considering an initial public offering on the Italian stock market, three sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. ...

  • MEDIA-UK's D&D Restaurants said to be headed for IPO - Sky News Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 12, 2015 12:12 BST

    -- Source link: -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy

  • 5 Things Learned From Neiman Marcus' IPO Filing The Wall Street Journal - Mon, Aug 10, 2015 16:20 BST

    Neiman Marcus, the luxury retailer known for its opulent Christmas Book full of “fantasy gifts” and a mythical cookie recipe, filed last week for an initial public offering. Here are a few things we learned perusing Neiman’s IPO filing.

  • Teathers disappoints with IPO app delay Sharecast - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 17:58 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Shares in AIM-listed Teathers Financial were hit after revealing further hurdles needed to be cleared before its mobile app will be able to offer retail investors crowdfunding-style ...

  • US stocks stumble as 21st Century Fox, Tesla fall AFP - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 16:39 BST
    Disney, Apple advance helps lift US stocks

    Wall Street opened little changed as declines in 21st Century Fox, Tesla Motors and others halted the market's advance

  • Chinese seed giant Shuxing to float in London Sharecast - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 14:05 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Shuxing, China's largest seed planting and exporting company, has announced its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange in 2016.

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