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  • Nomura Holdings Inc (Other OTC: NRSCF - news) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc have agreed to pay up to $33 million on top of $806 million that a U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . The agreement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency was disclosed in court papers filed on Friday in Manhattan (Hamburg: 32U.HM - news) …

  • Mining stocks became the biggest laggards on the FTSE 100, as US jobs data dragged global stock markets into the red.

  • (ShareCast News) - Gold continued to post declines on Friday, as base metal futures slipped lower while oil benchmarks endured another volatile session.

  • (ShareCast News) - Weakness seen in manufacturing payrolls. This matches the decline in the ISM manufacturing index in August, as the headwind from a stronger US dollar and uncertainty on global growth ...

  • (ShareCast News) - Equities in the UK market ended lower on Friday after the US non-farm payrolls report missed forecasts.

  • (ShareCast News) - Next week, there is plenty of grist for the market's mill, with several potential opportunities for sharp market moves as Chinese stock markets re-open on Monday after their long weekend ...

  • Holding(s) in Company Business Wire - 13 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i       1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii RSA Insurance ...

  • (ShareCast News) - London's mid-cap index was down 1.4% to 16,834.66 at 1611 BST, with commodity stocks pacing the decline as a disappointing nonfarm payrolls report exacerbated worries about a global ...

  • (ShareCast News) - IP Group's chief financial officer sold shares in the developer of intellectual property-based businesses.

  • (ShareCast News) - London's top-flight index was down 2.2% to 6,059.90 at 1515 BST, extending earlier losses following a weaker-than-expected US nonfarm payrolls report.

  • BP shares at risk from M&A temptation - BAML Reuters - UK Focus - 14 hours ago

    BP will need to buy oil and gas fields to offset falling production, which could lead it to issue equity to raise funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said on Friday, cutting its rating on the oil major's shares to underperform from neutral. As oil prices are expected to recover only slowly over the next two years, …

  • Royston Wild explains why bargain hunters should consider snapping up BAE Systems plc (LON: BA), HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and Royal Mail PLC (LON: RMG).

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK), Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) and Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) are the master investor's top high-yield blue chips.

  • (ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group has held onto its lead as the UK's biggest mortgage lender, but lost some market share to Santander, which hopped above Nationwide to take the second spot in the ...

  • Form 8.3 - Royal Dutch Shell 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”) ...

  • (ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs upgraded Hikma Pharmaceuticals to 'buy' from 'neutral', added the stock to its regional stock 'focus list' and lifted its price target to 2,840p from 2,210p.

  • Form 8.3 - BG 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 - BETFAIR 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 - PACE 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”) ...

  • 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 - RSA INSURANCE 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 - PADDY POWER 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 - AGA RANGEMASTER 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 - ALENT 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”) ...

  • German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd has taken further steps in preparation of a stock market listing and has mandated more banks for the move, but it remains undecided on the timing of the deal, people familiar with the situation said. Credit Suisse, Citi and HSBC have been asked to help organise the initial public …

  • German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd has taken further steps in preparation of a stock market listing and has mandated more banks for the move, but it remains undecided on the timing of the deal, ...

  • Keeping it simple with Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY), AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) and Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (LON:RR) could deliver big rewards for savvy investors.

  • Barclays plc (LON:BARC), Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK), Thomas Cook Group plc (LON:TCG) and Schroders plc (LON:SDR) are four cyclical shares that should benefit from positive near-term fundamentals.

  • (ShareCast News) - Shares in engineering group GKN were under pressure after Investec downgraded the stock to 'hold' from 'buy' and slashed its price target to 300p from 370p.

  • ** A rocky close in store for the UK bluechip which is off 1.9 pct and poised for its lowest close since Jan 2013 ** All 100 constituents in the red and if it ends like this it will be the 4th time in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 - 19 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) - INFINIS ENERGY PLC Business Wire - 19 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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