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15 Feb 2017, 6:51

Air Liquide Full Year Profit Up, Confident On 2017 Prospects

PARIS (Alliance News) – French industrial gas company Air Liquide SA on Wednesday reported that its net profit for fiscal…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:45

Call For UK To Create Fair Tax System For High Street And Online Firms

LONDON (Alliance News) – Business leaders are calling on UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to tackle anomalies in…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:35

Credit Agricole Fourth Quarter Net Income Falls, Revenue Lower

PARIS (Alliance News) – French lender Credit Agricole Group reported Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net income came to EUR671 million,…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:32

Akzo Nobel Full Year Net Income Dips, Revenue Lower

AMSTERDAM (Alliance News) – Paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel NV on Wednesday reported that its net income attributable to…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:30

Heineken Full Year Profit Down But Revenue Ticks Higher

AMSTERDAM (Alliance News) – Dutch brewer Heineken NV on Wednesday reported that its net profit for fiscal year 2016 declined…

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Forex

15 Feb 2017, 6:28

Australian Dollar Extends Rise Amid Rising Risk Appetite

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Australian dollar continued to be strong against other major counterparts in the Asian session on…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:27

AIG Fourth Quarter Loss Widens Due To One-Off Charge

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – American International Group Inc on Tuesday reported a loss for the fourth quarter that…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:26

Russia Violates Treaty With Cruise Missile Deployment – Reports

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Russia has violated a 1987 treaty in recently deploying a new cruise missile, local media reported…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:25

Merck To Stop EPOCH Study; Doravirine Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint

WHITEHOUSE STATION (Alliance News) – Drugmaker Merck announced it will be stopping protocol 017, also known as the EPOCH study,…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:24

SoftBank To Buy US Investor Fortress For USD3.3 Billion

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank plans to purchase US investment firm Fortress Investment Group for approximately USD3.3…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:23

Venezuelan Government Says US Sanctions Are “Serious Aggression”

Rio DE JANEIRO (Alliance News) – The Venezuelan government said Tuesday that sanctions imposed by the US against Vice President…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:22

TOP NEWS: US President Trump’s Aides Had Repeated Contact With Russia

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Associates of Donald Trump, including campaign aides, had “repeated contacts” with senior Russian intelligence officials in…

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Companies

15 Feb 2017, 6:21

PRESS: Apple Considers Chinese Supplier For Next-Gen iPhone Screens

CUPERTINO (Alliance News) – Apple Inc is in discussions with China’s BOE Technology Group Co to supply next-generation displays for…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:20

Seoul Confirms North Korean Leaders Half Brother Killed By Poison

SEOUL (Alliance News) – South Korea’s spy agency has confirmed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother was…

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Markets

15 Feb 2017, 6:19

Asian Markets In Positive Territory After Yellen Testimony

CANBERRA (Alliance News) – Asian stock markets are in positive territory on Wednesday, tracking the overnight gains on Wall Street…

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Economics

15 Feb 2017, 6:18

TOP NEWS: Fed Chair Yellen Strikes Hawkish Tone, Sees More Rate Hikes

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday told Congress the central bank still expects to…

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Markets

14 Feb 2017, 21:16

Stocks Reach New Record Highs Following Yellen Testimony – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – After showing a lack of direction early in the session, stocks moved mostly higher over the…

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Commodities

14 Feb 2017, 19:39

Crude Oil Still Near USD53 Ahead Of Inventories

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Crude oil futures were higher Tuesday ahead of US inventory data. The American Petroleum Institute will…

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Forex

14 Feb 2017, 19:15

Dollar Climbing On Yellen’s Hawkish Comments

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The dollar is climbing against all of its major rivals Tuesday afternoon, as the typically dovish…

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Commodities

14 Feb 2017, 18:54

Gold Flat As Yellen Says Rate Hike Possible

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Gold futures were flat Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank still…

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Economics

14 Feb 2017, 17:44

North Korean Leader’s Half Brother Dead In Suspected Assassination

KUALA LUMPUR (Alliance News) – Malaysian police confirmed on Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother…

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Companies

14 Feb 2017, 17:33

DIRECTOR DEALINGS: Kromek Chairman And CFO Buy Shares After Open Offer

LONDON (Alliance News) – Radiation detection technology company Kromek Group PLC said Tuesday a number of its directors have bought…

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Companies

14 Feb 2017, 17:07

Rare Earth Minerals Investee Company Agrees Fundraising With Tulshyan (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Rare Earth Minerals PLC said Tuesday its investee company Macarthur Minerals has entered a fundraising agreement…

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Companies

14 Feb 2017, 17:07

DIRECTOR DEALINGS SUMMARY: Strat Aero Directors Subscribe For Shares

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of director dealings reported in London on Tuesday.———-Strat Aero said it…

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Markets

14 Feb 2017, 17:01

European Markets Finished Mixed In Lackluster Trade

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – The European markets were relatively flat during Tuesday’s trading session. After fluctuating between small gains and…

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Markets

14 Feb 2017, 17:01

Stocks Nearly Flat Amid Focus On Yellen – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Tuesday, as traders keep…

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London Stock Market comment

14 Feb 2017, 16:57

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: FTSE 100 Gives Back Gains Amid Soft US Trading

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London ended mixed on Tuesday, with soft trading in New York weighing on the…

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Companies

14 Feb 2017, 16:49

PRESS: Lloyds Sees Berlin As Top Choice For European Union Base

LONDON (Alliance News) – Lloyds Banking Group PLC is close to choosing Berlin as the site of its subsidiary in…

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Companies

14 Feb 2017, 16:39

Credit Suisse Plans Up To 6,500 Job Cuts

ZURICH (Alliance News) – Credit Suisse Group AG Tuesday announced plans to cut up to 6,500 jobs, as the Swiss…

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Calendars

14 Feb 2017, 16:32

REPEAT: UK Shareholder Meetings Calendar – Next 7 Days (14th Feb 2017)

UK AGM, EGM CalendarWednesday, February 15Titon Holdings Thursday, February 16Zytronic Watkin JonesFriday, February 17Gooch &…

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