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  • Fitch raised Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's credit rating a notch to 'A' on Friday, taking the unusual step of upgrading a country's debt in the middle of an election campaign, a move that could potentially hand the government parties a boost. Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called elections for Feb. 26 on Wednesday, …

  • LinkedIn shares dive on weak forecast

    LinkedIn shares plunged more than 40 percent after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown

  • The U.S. dollar rebounded against a basket of major currencies on Friday after data showed a pickup in U.S. wages in January, suggesting greater inflation and denting the view that the Federal Reserve would not hike interest rates at all this year. Average hourly earnings increased 12 cents, or 0.5 percent, last month, …

  • LinkedIn shares dive on weak forecast

    LinkedIn shares plunged more than 40 percent after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown

  • (ShareCast News) - Oil and gold futures headed lower on Friday, along with much of the base metal complex, as weekend profit taking in Europe and mixed data from the US weighed on trading patterns.

  • Rothesay Serves Up £8bn Aegon Takeover

    A pensions vehicle backed by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) is in advanced talks to buy a £8bn annuity book in a deal that would rank among the industry's biggest-ever deals. Sky News has learnt that Rothesay Life entered exclusive discussions in recent days to acquire a major chunk of assets from Aegon UK, the Dutch-owned …

  • Britain has hired Barclays Plc to manage a planned sale of shares in Lloyds Banking Group to the general public, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. Britain, which rescued Lloyds ...

  • HSBC Holdings Plc (HKSE: 0005.HK - news) will pay $470 million to settle parallel U.S. federal and state civil charges alleging the bank's mortgage servicing arm engaged in abusive foreclosure and loan origination practices, government officials announced on Friday. The Justice Department said the deal will provide for …

  • How safe are Tesco PLC's (LON: TSCO) and Standard Chartered PLC's (LON: STAN) Dividends?

  • Why Cheap Oil Is Good For Us Fool.co.uk - 16 hours ago

    Never mind your oil shares, look to the wider picture!

  • US trade deficit grows in 2015 as exports weaken

    The US trade gap widened 4.6 percent from a year ago to $531.5 billion as the fall in exports outpaced the decline in imports

  • Friday broker round-up Sharecast - 18 hours ago

    (ShareCast News) - Enterprise Inns: Barclays downgrades to underweight with a target of 80p.

  • Sara Dawes Price, an investment banker focused on private placements, has left Barclays Plc to join former Morgan Stanley banker Paul Taubman's PJT Partners Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. ...

  • (ShareCast News) - "Although the 151,000 gain in non-farm payrolls in January was a little below the consensus forecast of a 190,000 gain, the rest of the employment report was very encouraging, with ...

  • Form 8.3 - SAINSBURY(J) PLC Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • FORM 8.3 - ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - BG GROUP PLC Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • (ShareCast News) - Nomura reiterated its 'buy' rating and target price of 1150p on BG Group after the company reported a rise in full-year earnings.

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK), Barclays PLC (LON: BARC), and even BP plc (LON: BP) surely have a strong future.

  • Analysts say Barclays needs radical surgery if it is to be returned to profitable health

  • Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) keeps falling and falling but you have to take the plunge at some point, says Harvey Jones

  • The dollar has shed around 3 percent against a basket of major currencies since Monday as expectations that the Fed would raise interest rates at least once this year have all but evaporated amid signs of domestic weakness and broader concerns over global growth. It (Other OTC: ITGL - news) steadied on Friday, along with …

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - REXAM PLC Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8 (DD) - ANHEUSER Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8 (DD) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS) Rules 8.1, 8.2 ...

  • Form 8 (DD) - BALL CORPORATION Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8 (DD) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS) Rules 8.1, 8.2 ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BALL CORPORATION Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • (ShareCast News) - Barclays downgraded Enterprise Inns to 'underweight' from 'equalweight' and slashed the price target to 80p from 155p.

  • Worldwide cross-border mergers and acquisitions activity has hit $132.7 billion so far in 2016, up 31 percent compared with a year ago and the strongest year-to-date period since 2006, driven by Chinese acquisitions, Thomson Reuters (Dusseldorf: TOC.DU - news) data shows. ChemChina agreed to buy Swiss seeds and pesticides …

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