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  • HSBC plans "busy" 3 years of bond sales as TLAC looms Reuters - UK Focus - 13 minutes ago

    HSBC said it expects to be "pretty busy" every quarter for the next three years as it faces having to issue up to US$70bn of debt to meet new capital adequacy regulations. HSBC sold US$10.5bn-equivalent of senior bonds in late-February and through March, and said more big deals are inevitable. It (Other OTC: ITGL - news) …

  • European stocks slide AFP - 17 minutes ago
    European stocks slide

    Around 1030 GMT, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 0.9 percent

  • LONDON/HONG KONG, May 3 (Reuters) - HSBC stuck to its promise of higher dividends on Tuesday after a 14 percent profit drop fuelled doubts among some investors about the bank's ability to increase payouts. Europe's biggest bank also failed to boost its key capital ratio, underlining the challenge it faces in building …

  • With (Other OTC: WWTH - news) uncertainty surrounding the June 23 vote, factories are also struggling with a weaker global economy and a slowdown in the oil and gas industry, a major customer. Sterling fell and gilt futures rose after the Markit (NasdaqGS: MRKT - news) /CIPS manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell …

  • Total Voting Rights Business Wire - 30 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- RSA Insurance Group plc Voting Rights and Capital 03 May 2016 As at 30 April 2016, RSA Insurance Group plc’s voting capital consists of 1,018,897,515 ordinary shares of £1 each ...

  • (ShareCast News) - UBS downgraded Royal Bank of Scotland to 'neutral' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 250p from 310p, pointing to significant payout uncertainty.

  • Prudential plc (LON: PRU), Aviva plc (LON: AV) and Standard Life Plc (LON: SL) could be the best ISA stocks around!

  • 'Bank Of Mum And Dad' To Fund 25% Of Mortgages

    The 'Bank of Mum and Dad' will pump £5bn into mortgages to help their kids this year, according to a report which blames weak wage growth versus soaring house prices.

  • (ShareCast News) - US futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street following disappointing Chinese manufacturing data.

  • Wouldn't you love to double your money? Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LON: LLOY) might do it for you!

  • British funds firm Aberdeen Asset Management suffered the biggest one-day drop in its share price since the height of the financial crisis on Tuesday after reporting a slump in first-half profits due to investors fleeing emerging markets. While its emerging markets-focused equity funds posted net inflows for the first …

  • Higginson Attacks RBS After Branch Sale Delay Sky News - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
    Higginson Attacks RBS After Branch Sale Delay

    The FTSE-100 chairman who led a failed bid for more than 300 Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) (RBS) branches has criticised the lender after the latest in a string of delays to the network's disposal. Speaking to Sky News, Andy Higginson, who assembled a consortium of top City investors to acquire Williams …

  • Notice of Results Business Wire - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- RSA notice of 2016 Q1 Trading Update RSA announces that its 2016 Q1 Trading Update will be released on Thursday 5 May 2016 at 7.00am. There will be a call for investors and analysts ...

  • Form 8 (DD) - Ball Corporation Business Wire - 1 hour 36 minutes 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 - 1 hour 36 minutes 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 ...

  • Are Barclays PLC's (LON: BARC) shares the cheapest in the FTSE 100?

  • Miners, banks drag European shares to three-week low Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    Germany's Commerzbank fell 9 percent, the top decliner in the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, after posting a 52 percent drop in first-quarter net profit, hit by volatile capital markets and low interest rates. Traders said media reports about Commerzbank's role in a tax-evasion scheme also weighed. Commerzbank …

  • Form 8.3 - LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC Business Wire - 1 hour 58 minutes 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 Business Wire - 1 hour 59 minutes 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 - 1 hour 59 minutes 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 - CABLE & WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS Business Wire - 1 hour 59 minutes 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”) ...

  • Royston Wild considers whether investors should pile into HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and Just Eat plc (LON: JE) following today's results.

  • COLUMN-Risks rise as hedge funds place record bet on oil: Kemp Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Hedge funds increased their net long positions in Brent and WTI derivatives by 7 million barrels to a record 663 million barrels in the week ending April 26. Hedge funds and other money managers held futures and options contracts equivalent to 791 million barrels of crude betting on a further rise in prices and just 128 …

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BALL CORPORATION Business Wire - 2 hours 12 minutes 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) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV Business Wire - 2 hours 12 minutes 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) - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG Business Wire - 2 hours 12 minutes 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) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 2 hours 14 minutes 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) - REXAM PLC Business Wire - 2 hours 14 minutes 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) - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC Business Wire - 2 hours 15 minutes 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) - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG - BCSL Business Wire - 2 hours 29 minutes 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) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV - BCSL Business Wire - 2 hours 29 minutes 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) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV - BCI Business Wire - 2 hours 29 minutes 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 - BCI Business Wire - 2 hours 29 minutes 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 ...

  • Should income-seekers ditch J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY) and Royal Mail plc (LON: RMG) in favour of Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON: ADN)?

  • I want to lend my son £300,000 to buy a house. Can I avoid IHT?

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