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  • Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $425 million to resolve civil charges that it tried to manipulate foreign exchange and interest rate benchmarks. In announcing the settlement on Wednesday, the Commodities ...

  • Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a larger-than-expected drop in crude inventories, but profit-taking after the data kept prices below the $50 a barrel level that oil bulls had been hoping for. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories fell 4.2 million …

  • (ShareCast News) - Tate & Lyle is expected on Thursday to report a decline in full year profits on foreign exchange headwinds as the food ingredients company undergoes a restructuring.

  • (ShareCast News) - UK stocks rallied on Wednesday as oil prices rose and Greece's creditors agreed to unlock further bailout funds.

  • TORONTO/MONTREAL, May 25 (Reuters) - The wildfire that has ravaged northern Alberta and cut Canadian crude output by 25 percent is set to crimp corporate earnings beyond the oil patch, especially hitting the rail and hospitality sectors. The fire, which has caused an estimated $50 million a day in lost production for oil …

  • Britain's largest energy supplier, Centrica, has appointed Stephen Hester, chief executive of insurer RSA, as a non-executive director, Centrica said on Wednesday. Hester will become a member of Centrica's ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Amendment to s2(a)(1) and 3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Amendment to s2(a)(1) & s3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) ...

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  • Britain's top share index climbed on Wednesday to touch its highest level in a month, lifted by gains at major banks and oil companies, while retailer Marks & Spencer slumped after a disappointing trading ...

  • Holding(s) in Company Business Wire - 7 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- For filings with the FCA include the annex   For filings with issuer exclude the annex   TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i       1. Identity of the issuer or the ...

  • Fresnillo plc (LON: FRES), Randgold Resources limited (LON: RRS) and Admiral Group plc (LON: ADM) are soaring, but can they keep going?

  • Issue of Equity Business Wire - 7 hours ago

    Further to an offer for subscription of ordinary shares of 1p each in Hargreave Hale AIM VCT 1 plc to raise up to £15,000,000 and ordinary shares of 1p each in Hargreave Hale Aim VCT 2 plc to raise up to £10,000,000 pursuant to a prospectus dated 1 December 2015 and a supplementary prospectus dated 17 December 2015, …

  • L&G left red faced after getting its chief exec's pay wrong

  • Shares in Britain's state-backed Lloyds Banking Group rose above the level the government paid for them for the first time in 5 months on Wednesday, raising speculation the state will sell off stock to ...

  • The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.7 percent at 6,265.18 points by 1409 GMT, near its highest level in around a month. Banks across Europe rose after the euro zone gave Greece its firmest offer yet of debt relief in what finance ministers called a breakthrough deal, under which the IMF will return to taking part in …

  • Barclays plc (LON:BARC), British Land Company plc (LON:BLND) & Next plc (LON:NXT): are these the best shares to buy ahead of the EU referendum?

  • Leading retail foreign exchange broker Saxo Bank said on Wednesday there was a "high probability" it would raise the amount customers have to deposit with them to account for increased risks around the Brexit vote. In an email sent to clients, the bank said the vote -- scheduled for June 23 and which will decide whether …

  • Things surely have to get better for Glencore plc (LON: GLEN), Standard Chartered plc (LON: STAN) and Antofagasta plc (LON: ANTO), don't they?

  • Roland Head explains why he believes BP plc (LON:BP), HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) and BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) could be dividend buys.

  • Transferwise raises $26 million in new funds Reuters - UK Focus - 9 hours ago

    Money transfer website Transferwise raised a further $26 million from a group of investors led by asset management firm Baillie Gifford, the group said in a statement seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The ...

  • The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union has maintained almost all its lead over the "Leave" camp ahead of next month's referendum, according to a Survation poll for online brokerage group IG (LSE: IGG.L - news) . The telephone poll published on Wednesday showed 44 percent of respondents would vote to stay in …

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: CCE)(Euronext Paris: CCE) announced today the UK Listing Authority has approved a prospectus prepared by Coca-Cola European Partners plc in connection with the application for the admission of its entire €0.01 ordinary share capital to the UK Listing Authority’s Official List and to …

  • Should you tuck Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY), Carillion Group PLC (LON:CLLN) or BT Group (LON:BT) in your portfolio for retirement?

  • How quickly can Premier Oil plc (LON: PMO), Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON: ADN) and Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) bounce back?

  • Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP Business Wire - 10 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 - J SAINSBURY PLC Business Wire - 10 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) - US futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as oil prices advanced, edging closer to the $50 a barrel level.

  • FORM 8 (DD) - Ball Corporation Business Wire - 10 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) - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG Business Wire - 10 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) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV  SA/NV Business Wire - 10 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 ...

  • SINGAPORE/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, which has been at the heart of the global shipping industry for centuries, the two companies said on Wednesday. Founded in 1744, the Baltic Exchange is no longer a forum for chartering vessels but owns …

  • Britain's banks are stuck with flagging financial returns while failing to tackle overpaid investment bankers and customer alienation, a senior Bank of England policymaker said on Wednesday. Martin Taylor, a member of the BoE's Financial Policy Committee which sets the regulatory tone for supervising banks, said lenders …

  • The dollar hit a two-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday on expectations the Federal Reserve is on course to raise interest rates in the coming months. The euro, though held its ground and rose against the yen on relief that there was progress in Greek bailout talks. The dollar index was at 95.616 …

  • Form 8.5 - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV Business Wire - 11 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 ...

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