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03 Feb 2017, 7:14

TOP NEWS: HomeServe Buys Big Stakes In Checkatrade And Habitissimo

LONDON (Alliance News) – Home emergency cover provider Homeserve PLC on Friday said it has acquired shareholdings in UK-based Checkatrade…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 7:10

PBoC Lifts Short-Term Interest Rates Signaling Tightening

BEIJING (Alliance News) – The People’s Bank of China unexpectedly raised its interest rates on open market operations and funds…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 7:08

TOP NEWS: Ryanair Traffic Rises In January As Load Factor Hits 90%

LONDON (Alliance News) – Irish budget airline Ryanair Holdings PLC on Friday reported growth in customers carried and in its…

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London Stock Market comment

03 Feb 2017, 7:00

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Seen Flat Before US Jobs Report

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are called flat on Friday ahead of the January US jobs report at…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:57

Metro First Quarter Profit Plunges; Confirms 2017 View

DUESSELDORF (Alliance News) – German retail giant Metro AG reported Friday that its first-quarter attributable profit declined to EUR200 million…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:47

Sports Direct Takes 11% Stake In French Connection (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Fashion retailer French Connection Group PLC revealed on Thursday that Sports Direct International PLC has acquired…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:37

US Court Approves Verizon Settlement Over Merger Tax Objections

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – A Manhattan New York state appeals court on Thursday said the class action settlements…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:35

Russia “Weaponising Misinformation” To Destabilise West – UK’s Fallon

LONDON (Alliance News) – Russia is “weaponising misinformation” in a sustained campaign of destabilisation against the West, UK Defence Secretary…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:32

Uber CEO Pulls Out Of Trump’s US Business Council

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The chief executive of Uber has backed out of a business advisory council set up by…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:32

Flood Warnings Issued For UK As Country Braces For 70MPH Winds

LONDON (Alliance News) – Strong winds reaching up to 70mph and heavy rain are expected to batter parts of the…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:29

UK PM May To Stress Trump NATO Commitment, Push Spending At EU Talks

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK Prime Minister Theresa May plans to brief EU leaders on her meeting last week with…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:27

Speaker Ryan Says US Tax Reform, Infrastructure Spending Must Wait

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans remain committed to tax reform and boosting infrastructure spending but…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:27

Honda Motor Profit Climbs, Sales Revenue Down; Lifts Full Year Outlook

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Honda Motor Co Ltd reported Friday that its third-quarter consolidated profit attributable to owners of the…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:26

US Senate Rolls Back Obama Water Pollution Rule

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The US Senate voted Thursday to undo a rule approved under former president Barack Obama aimed…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:22

Ireland Services Sector Solid Growth Continues

DUBLIN (Alliance News) – Ireland’s services sector expanded at a strong pace for a third straight month in January, as…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:21

TOP NEWS: Chinese Central Bank Lifts Short-Term Interest Rates

BEIJING (Alliance News) – People’s Bank of China unexpectedly lifted its interest rates on open market operations and funds provided…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:20

US Defence Chief Mattis Warns North Korea On Response To Aggression

Seoul/TOKYO (Alliance News) – Any nuclear attack on the US or its allies would be met with an “effective and…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:19

Australia’s Turnbull Plays Down Trump Phone Call Spat

SYDNEY (Alliance News) – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Friday the refugee resettlement agreement between Australia and the US would…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:18

Amazon Profit Rises, But Shares Fall On Revenue Miss

SEATTLE (Alliance News) – Amazon.com Inc Thursday reported a fourth-quarter profit that increased from a year ago, driven largely by…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:18

US Modifies Russia Sanctions To Allow Technology Sales

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The US tweaked sanctions with Russia on Thursday to allow the sale of some technology that…

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Companies

03 Feb 2017, 6:17

Snapchat Parent Files For New York Initial Public Offering (ALLIPO)

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – On Thursday, Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. has filed with the US Securities & Exchange Commission…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 6:16

“Nothing’s Off The Table” Toward Iran, US President Trump Says

Washington/TEHRAN (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump made clear Thursday that military action was not “off the table” after…

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Markets

03 Feb 2017, 6:15

Asian Markets Mostly Lower Amid Cautious Trades

CANBERRA (Alliance News) – Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday in subdued trading following the lacklustre cues from…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 5:52

PBoC Lifts Short-Term Interest Rates

BEIJING (Alliance News) – People’s Bank of China unexpectedly lifted its interest rates on open market operations and funds provided…

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Forex

03 Feb 2017, 5:45

Australian Dollar Recovers Against Majors

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Australian dollar recovered from recent lows against the other major currencies in the Asian session…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 1:07

Japan Services PMI Slips To 51.9 In January – Nikkei

TOKYO (Alliance News) – The services sector in Japan continued to expand in January, although at a slower pace, the…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 0:47

BoJ Minutes: Japan Continues Moderate Economic Recovery

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Members of the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy board believe that the country’s economic recovery remains…

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Economics

03 Feb 2017, 0:17

BoJ Minutes: Moderate Economic Recovery Continues

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Members of the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy board said that the country’s economic recovery remains…

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Economics

02 Feb 2017, 22:32

Bank Of Japan Minutes On Tap For Friday

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Bank of Japan will on Friday release the minutes from its monetary policy meeting on…

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Commodities

02 Feb 2017, 19:41

Crude Oil Rally Fizzles Despite Saudi Price Increase, Sabre Rattling

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Crude oil futures were lower Thursday, even as Saudi Arabia hiked the price it will sell…

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