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  • Oil prices tumbled 2 percent on Wednesday, hitting two-month lows, after a surprise build in U.S. crude and gasoline inventories despite the peak summer driving season as refiners cut production amid faltering ...

  • Standard Chartered (HKSE: 2888.HK - news) has named former deputy governor of the Bank of Spain Jose Vinals as its new chairman, ending a 16-month search for a new leader to oversee a sweeping turnaround plan being undertaken by its new CEO. StanChart (HKSE: 2888-OL.HK - news) announced on February 26 last year that …

  • Halifax drops £5-a-month credit card reward, blaming EU rules

  • MOVES-IMF's Vinals to chair Standard Chartered Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    Jose Vinals, financial counsellor and director of the monetary and capital markets department at the IMF, will succeed Sir John Peace on December 1. Vinals will join the board as chairman designate on October 3. Standard Chartered is the latest in a series of UK-headquartered financial institutions to appoint a senior …

  • Standard Life Falls Foul Of New Pay Rule Sky News - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
    Standard Life Falls Foul Of New Pay Rule

    Sky News can reveal that Standard Life (LSE: SL.L - news) is one of several FTSE-100 companies which do not adhere to a new recommendation that remuneration committees should only be headed by directors who have already sat on them for at least a year. Melanie Gee, a former investment banker who joined Standard Life's …

  • Legal & General's fund arm Legal & General Investment Management said on Wednesday it had reduced the discount applied to investors wishing to withdraw cash from its 2.3 billion pound UK property fund, ...

  • London City Airport Granted £344m Expansion Sky News - 2 hours 47 minutes ago
    London City Airport Granted £344m Expansion

    Plans for a £344m expansion of London's City Airport have been given clearance by the Government.

  • Statoil second quarter lags forecasts, cuts 2016 capex outlook Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    Norway's Statoil (LSE: 0M2Z.L - news) cut its 2016 capital spending guidance as it missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Wednesday, hit by persistently low crude prices and higher-than-expected costs. Statoil's adjusted operating profit fell almost 70 percent to $913 million in the second quarter from $2.9 billion a …

  • StanChart names Jose Vinals as new Chairman Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    Standard Chartered has named former deputy governor of the Bank of Spain Jose Vinals as its new Chairman, replacing the outgoing John Peace, the bank said on Wednesday. Vinals will join the bank as Chairman ...

  • Half-year Report Business Wire - 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- St. James’s Place plc (“SJP”) Half-Year Report 2016 at National Storage Mechanism A copy of SJP’s Half-Year Report for the six months ended 30 June 2016 has been submitted to the ...

  • Form 8.3 - J SAINSBURY PLC Business Wire - 3 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 - POUNDLAND GROUP PLC Business Wire - 3 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 - RPC GROUP PLC Business Wire - 3 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 - 3 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”) ...

  • The Japanese yen weakened against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan's prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the world's third-largest economy, and before the Federal Reserve was due to make a statement on its two-day meeting. The size of the Japanese package, at more than …

  • ** London prime property prices are worrying Liontrust fund manager Stephen Bailey, who has sold his holding in London-focused developer Capital & Counties ** UK housing stocks among worst affected by ...

  • British wealth manager St James's Place said on Wednesday it had resumed normal pricing on its 2.6 billion pounds ($3.41 billion) SJP Property Fund as concerns around the outlook for the UK commercial property market start to ebb. The fund had moved to bid-pricing in the days after Britain's vote to leave the European …

  • Form 8.3 - London Stock Exchange Business Wire - 5 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”) ...

  • Director confidence can't hide mounting problems at Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) and Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD).

  • Signs of a larger than previously expected fiscal stimulus plan for Japan had the yen back on the defensive on Wednesday, as investors bet the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would match that with a new bout of money-printing aimed at weakening its currency. Yen volatility has neared record highs in the past month on speculation, …

  • Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would present a $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the Japanese ...

  • Has Brexit provided a boost for Banco Santander SA (LON:BNC), Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) and Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)?

  • Britain says 'in position of economic strength' for Brexit talks

    British finance minister Philip Hammond has said that the government could unleash a "fiscal response" in his autumn budget update to counter the negative effects of Brexit

  • 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) - RANK GROUP PLC Business Wire - 6 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) - 888 HOLDINGS PLC Business Wire - 6 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 - PREMIER FARNELL PLC Business Wire - 6 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 - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 6 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) - DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG Business Wire - 6 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) - WILLIAM HILL PLC Business Wire - 6 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) - ARM Holdings Plc Business Wire - 6 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 8.3 - London Stock Exchange Group Plc Business Wire - 6 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 (DD) - ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV Business Wire - 6 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 ...

  • VIDEO: One Fool highlights concerns at Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS).

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