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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 9:23

TOP NEWS: UK PM To Brief Team On Brexit Plans Ahead Of Florence Speech

LONDON (Alliance News) – Theresa May will brief senior ministers on her plans for Brexit before a major speech aimed…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:17

Driver Group Expects Profit Above Expectations After Good Second Half

LONDON (Alliance News) – Driver Group PLC on Thursday said it expects to report adjusted pretax profit ahead of its…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:16

Miton Group Confident As Profit Down But Assets Under Management Rise

LONDON (Alliance News) – Fund management company Miton Group said Thursday it made a “strong start” to the year with…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:10

CLS Holdings Sells Surrey Property At Premium To June Valuation

LONDON (Alliance News) – Property investor CLS Holdings PLC said on Thursday it has sold Benwell House for GBP9.3 million,…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:08

Hurricane Energy On Track For First Oil After “Successful” Drilling

LONDON (Alliance News) – Hurricane Energy PLC’s loss widened during the first half of the year in a period described…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:02

Paragon Group Changes Name To Paragon Banking Group Amid Restructure

LONDON (Alliance News) – Paragon Group of Companies PLC said Thursday it is changing its name and reorganising the group…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:56

Closure Orders On 3 Vedanta Resources Indian Power Plant Units Revoked

LONDON (Alliance News) – Vedanta Resources PLC said on Thursday that the closure orders on three of the five power…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:53

TOP NEWS: Johnson Matthey Confirms Guidance And Outlines Strategy

LONDON (Alliance News) – Chemicals company Johnson Matthey PLC outlined on Thursday its “strategy for growth and value creation” and…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:52

NCC Group Says Trading In Line For Year As First-Quarter Revenue Rises

LONDON (Alliance News) – NCC Group PLC on Thursday reported growth in revenue in the first quarter of its financial…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:50

TOP NEWS: Capita Group Confident Amid Cost Saving Initiatives

LONDON (Alliance News) – Outsourced services provider Capita PLC’s profit rose sharply in the first half of the year though…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Sep 2017, 8:41

LONDON MARKET OPEN: CRH Rises On US Acquisition While Gold Miners Fall

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks were flat to lower on Thursday, with a lower gold price after the US Federal…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:37

Top News: Kier Swings To Annual Profit As It Improves Operations

LONDON (Alliance News) – FTSE 250 construction firm Kier Group PLC said Thursday it swung to profit in its recently…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:29

TOP NEWS: IG Group Revenue Grows In 1st Quarter Despite Fewer Clients

LONDON (Alliance News) – IG Group Holdings PLC on Thursday reported growth in revenue in the first quarter of its…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 8:24

British Virgin Islands “Spared The Worst” Of Hurricane Maria

LONDON (Alliance News) – The British Virgin Islands have been “spared the worst” from Hurricane Maria, the governor has said,…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:19

TOP NEWS: Mitchells & Butlers Sales Up But Dim Weather Hits Summer-End

LONDON (Alliance News) – Mitchells & Butlers PLC on Thursday reported growth in sales in its financial year to date,…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 8:16

PRESS: White House Emails Sought In US Election Meddling Probe

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Investigators looking into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election have requested emails and…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:13

Drax Group Appoints CFO Will Gardiner As New Chief Executive

LONDON (Alliance News) – Electricity generator Drax Group PLC said Thursday it has appointed Will Gardiner as its new chief…

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Forex

21 Sep 2017, 8:09

Australian Dollar Falls After RBA Lowe’s Comments

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Australian dollar weakened against other major currencies in the pre-European session on Thursday, after the…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:06

TOP NEWS: Compass Group CEO Cousins Retires, Replaced By Europe COO

LONDON (Alliance News) – Compass Group PLC on Thursday said Chief Executive Richard Cousins will step down from his role…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:05

TOP NEWS: Fresnillo Mexico Operations Unaffected By Earthquake

LONDON (Alliance News) – Fresnillo PLC said on Thursday that all of its operations, both its mines sites and associated…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:03

TOP NEWS: CRH Announces USD3.5 Billion Acquisition Of Ash Grove Cement

LONDON (Alliance News) – Building materials company CRH PLC said Thursday it as reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove…

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Briefings

21 Sep 2017, 8:01

LONDON BRIEFING: US Fed Keeps Open Possibility Of December Rate Hike

LONDON (Alliance News) – The US Federal Reserve said it will allow its holdings of bonds to begin shrinking in…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:50

SECO Downgrades Swiss 2017 GDP Forecast

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs downgraded its Swiss growth projection for 2017 because of the…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:37

Swiss Trade Surplus Shrinks In August

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Switzerland’s foreign trade surplus decreased in August, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from the…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:34

UK Prime Minister Echoes Trump With Demand That UN “Achieve Results”

NEW YORK (Alliance News) – The United Nations must deliver on its mission to hold countries accountable or risk a…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Sep 2017, 7:32

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: CRH Buys US Cement Firm For USD3.5 Billion

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks are called to open slightly lower on Thursday following the conclusion of the US Federal…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 7:27

Hannover Re To Miss Profit View Amid Hurricane And Earthquake Losses

HANOVER (Alliance News) – German re-insurer Hannover Re AG on Thursday announced that its profit guidance is at risk, which…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:25

Japan Supermarket Sales Fall In August

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan’s supermarket sales declined in August from a year ago, a report from the Chain Store…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:25

Bank Of Japan Voted 8-1 To Maintain Monetary Stimulus

TOKYO (Alliance News) – The Bank of Japan maintained its monetary stimulus but a new member voted against the decision,…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 7:24

Toshiba Confirms Sale Of Memory Chip Unit To Bain-Led Bidding Group

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp’s board agreed to sell its flash memory chip unit to a group…

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