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17 Aug 2017, 8:38

TOP NEWS: Rank Ups Dividend 12% Despite Fall In Annual Profit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Rank Group PLC on Thursday upped its dividend for its recently ended financial year, as it…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 8:26

TOP NEWS: Marshalls Optimistic For 2017 With Strong First Half Results

LONDON (Alliance News) – Marshalls PLC said on Tuesday its short to medium term market indicators remain supportive, as the…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 8:20

TOP NEWS: Hikma Pharmaceuticals Lowers Revenue Guidance For Generics

LONDON (Alliance News) – Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC on Thursday lowered its full-year revenue guidance, as it tempered expectations for its…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 8:13

TOP NEWS: Kingfisher Second Quarter Sales Falter At Constant Currency

LONDON (Alliance News) – Home improvement products supplier Kingfisher PLC said on Thursday it has seen a weakening of sales…

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Forex

17 Aug 2017, 8:10

US Dollar Weakens As Fed Minutes Cast Rate Hike Worries

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The US dollar slipped against its major opponents in the Asian session on Thursday, as minutes…

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Briefings

17 Aug 2017, 8:07

LONDON BRIEFING: Kingfisher Keeps Cautious Outlook For UK, France

LONDON (Alliance News) – Kingfisher reiterated its cautious outlook for its second half on Thursday, as it reported a fall…

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Markets

17 Aug 2017, 7:48

PRESS: Nasdaq First North Granted Growth Market Status In UK

LONDON (Alliance News) – Nasdaq junior exchange for small companies based in the Nordic markets, Nasdaq First North, has been…

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London Stock Market comment

17 Aug 2017, 7:36

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Lower Call; Kingfisher “Cautious” On Outlook

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are called for a negative open on Thursday, ahead of UK retail sales,…

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Markets

17 Aug 2017, 7:13

European Shares Seen To Open Flat To Lower

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks may open flat to slightly lower on Thursday despite positive cues from Wall Street…

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London Stock Market comment

17 Aug 2017, 7:00

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Seen Lower As Dovish Fed Hits Dollar

LONDON (Alliance News) – London share prices are set to open lower on Thursday, ahead of UK retail sales, due…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:55

France’s Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2011

PARIS (Alliance News) – France’s unemployment rate dropped in the second quarter to the lowest since late 2011, data from…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:55

UK Government Officials ‘Confident’ Of Brexit Talks In Autumn

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK Government officials remain “confident” they will make sufficient progress by October to ensure Brexit trade…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 6:44

Cisco Systems Inc Announces 3% Drop In Fourth Quarter Profit

SAN FRANCISCO (Alliance News) – Cisco Systems Inc revealed a profit for fourth quarter that fell compared to the same…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 6:43

Berkshire Hathaway Energy Stands Firm On Its Offer To Acquire Oncor

OMAHA (Alliance News) – Greg Abel, Berkshire Hathaway Energy chairman and chief executive officer, and Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO…

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Companies

17 Aug 2017, 6:42

GM To Delist From Toronto Stock Exchange

OTTAWA (Alliance News) – General Motors announced on Wednesday that it has been approved to voluntarily delist from the Toronto…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:41

South Korea’s Moon: There Will Be No War On Korean Peninsula

SEOUL (Alliance News) – Never again will there be war on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea’s President Moon Jae In…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:40

Trump’s Failure To Denounce Neo-Nazis A ‘Huge Mistake,’ Says Germany

Berlin (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump’s failure to distance himself from neo-Nazis is a “huge mistake,” German Foreign…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:39

Pence Pressures Latin American Allies On North Korea

Santiago/WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US Vice President Mike Pence called on Latin American allies to sever diplomatic and economic ties…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:19

European Economics Preview: Eurozone Inflation, Foreign Trade Data Due

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Final consumer prices and foreign trade figures from euro area and retail sales from the UK…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 3:15

Japan July Trade Surplus Y418.8 Billion

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan posted a merchandise trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen in July, the Ministry of Finance…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 1:55

Japan Has Y418.8 Billion Trade Surplus

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan had a merchandise trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen in July, the Ministry of Finance…

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Markets

16 Aug 2017, 22:55

Stocks Climb Wall Of Worry — US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US stocks rose Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up for a fourth day despite…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 21:17

MEXICO: NAFTA Members Launch First Round Of Renegotiation

OTTAWA (Alliance News) – Canada, Mexico and the US on Wednesday launched the first round of renegotiation on the North…

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Forex

16 Aug 2017, 19:27

Dollar Drops After Fed Minutes Released

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The dollar has weakened against all of its major rivals Wednesday afternoon, following the release of…

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Commodities

16 Aug 2017, 19:13

Crude Oil Tumbles Despite EIA Inventories Draw

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Crude oil futures tumbled Wednesday, despite a significant drop in US oil inventories. Speculation that OPEC…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 19:06

Fed Concerned About Low Inflation, Minutes Show

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The Federal Reserve remains on track to unwind its USD4.5 trillion balance sheet at an “upcoming”…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 18:13

Republicans Condemn Violence At Rally In Virginia Outright

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – From former presidents to current congressional leaders, frustrated Republicans on Wednesday distanced themselves from President Donald…

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London Stock Market comment

16 Aug 2017, 17:16

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Commodity Sector Rebound Helps Lift Stocks

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London closed higher on Wednesday, helped by a rebound in commodity stocks, with miners…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 17:13

UPDATE: Kenya Opposition To Challenge Kenyatta’s Victory In Court

NAIROBI (Alliance News) – Kenya’s opposition will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory at the Supreme Court, opposition leader Raila…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 17:09

Sarah Champion Resigns From Shadow Cabinet Role Over Newspaper Column

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor…

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