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  • Oil prices fell 3 percent or more on Wednesday, paring their big gains for August, after government data showed a large surprise weekly build in U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Crude futures rose as much 11 percent in August, posting their best monthly return since April, helped by speculation that the Organization of …

  • FOREX-Dollar gives up gains, jobs data in focus Reuters - UK Focus - 10 hours ago

    Hawkish comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer last week increased expectations the U.S. central bank is moving closer to an interest rate hike. Fischer has said that jobs data for August due on Friday will be a consideration for when the Fed raises rates. Employers are expected …

  • U.S. and European shares fell on Wednesday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while two-year U.S. Treasury yields were on track for their biggest monthly increase since December on growing expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike. Oil prices tumbled to more than two-week lows, with U.S. crude falling …

  • European shares edged lower on Wednesday, weighed down by losses among miners and energy stocks, but banks extended recent gains amid talk of possible tie-ups in the battered sector. Deutsche Bank chief ...

  • Other data on Wednesday showed a sharp moderation in factory activity in the Midwest this month amid shrinking order books, indicating the manufacturing sector continued to be hobbled by the residual effects of a strong dollar and oil price slump. "This should give the Fed confidence that the economy is strong enough to …

  • Form 8.5 - SABMILLER PLC - Amendment Business Wire - 13 hours ago

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

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

  • Form 8.5 - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG - Amendment Business Wire - 13 hours ago

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

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

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

  • Markets cautious ahead of US jobs data

    Markets believe a good jobs report may be key in convincing the Federal Reserve that the US economy is ready to handle another hike in interest rates, possibly as soon as in September

  • Britain's FTSE Posts Third Straight Month Of Gains Reuters - UK Focus - 13 hours ago
    FTSE Moves: London struggles for direction as it waits on speech by Fed's Janet Yellen

    UK shares ended lower on Wednesday, hit by a late slump in the energy sector, although the FTSE 100 posted its third monthly gain in a row.

  • Property investors are buying into student flats, health centres and care homes, favouring their long leases and steady tenants over retail and offices which have been hit by Britain's vote to quit the European Union. Buying of so-called alternative or specialist property has picked up since June's referendum knocked the …

  • Issue of Equity Business Wire - 14 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, …

  • Top executives of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank held talks on a potential combination of Germany's two biggest banks earlier this month, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. "There was a round of talks in late August in which (Deutsche Bank Chief Executive) John Cryan and (Chief Financial Officer) Marcus …

  • Harvey Jones expected more from Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) but says patient investors should eventually reap the rewards.

  • Form 8.3 - POUNDLAND GROUP PLC Business Wire - 15 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 - 15 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 - 15 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”) ...

  • Standard Life Hunts Brexit Chief As City Awaits Departure Terms

    Standard Life is hiring an executive to help navigate it through the choppy waters of the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) as the City waits to discover the extent of its future access to the Continent's single market for financial services.

  • U.S. Treasury 10-year yields were on course for their biggest monthly increase in more than a year on Wednesday as investors built up bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the year is out. The growing prospects of a rate hike, perhaps next month, lifted the dollar against many major currencies, …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 18 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- HARGREAVE HALE AIM VCT1 PLC NAV announcement As at close of business on 26 August 2016, the unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) for Hargreave Hale AIM VCT1 plc was as follows: NAV ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 18 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) - PREMIER FARNELL PLC Business Wire - 18 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 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - ARM HOLDINGS PLC Business Wire - 18 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 8.5 - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP Business Wire - 18 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 - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG Business Wire - 18 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 ...

  • You can't hold your Sipp money in fixed-rate bonds, savers told

  • Form 8 (DD) - Anheuser Business Wire - 19 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 ...

  • ** Tool & equipment rental co HSS Hire falls as much as 8.7 pct after reports lower operating margins ** H1 revenue +13.5 pct to 166.2 million stg ** JPMorgan says slip in adj EBITDA margin reflects the ...

  • UK shares steadied on Wednesday as weakness in mining shares outweighed gains by banks, though the FTSE 100 remained on track to post its third monthly gain in a row. The blue chip FTSE 100 index flat ...

  • European equities set a new two-week high on Wednesday, with gains for shares including Germany's Commerzbank and French construction-to-media conglomerate Bouygues offsetting losses in the mining sector. ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - ACS Business Wire - 21 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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