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05 May 2017, 9:51

Revolution Bars Appoints Former Walkabout Bar Exec As Interim CFO

LONDON (Alliance News) – Revolution Bars Group PLC on Friday said it has appointed Mike Foster as interim chief financial…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:50

UPDATE: Cobham Completes GBP512.4 Million 2-For-5 Rights Issue (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Cobham PLC on Friday said it has completed its GBP512.4 million rights issue, after subscribers were…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:47

China Passenger Jet To Compete With Airbus, Boeing Makes Maiden Flight

BEIJING (Alliance News) – The first Chinese-built large passenger jet completed its maiden flight on Friday, marking an important milestone…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:40

Facebook Considers Blocking Content Critical Of Thailand Royal Family

BANGKOK (Alliance News) – Facebook is considering blocking pages and posts deemed to violate Thailand’s strict lese-majesty law, the social…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:38

SDX Energy Completes Drilling Camapign At SD-1X Well In Egypt

LONDON (Alliance News) – North Africa focused oil & gas company SDX Energy Inc said on Friday drilling on the…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:37

Redcentric Says Full-Year Results In Line On Good Sales Momentum

LONDON (Alliance News) – Redcentric PLC on Friday said its trading results for its recently ended financial year were in…

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Broker Ratings Summary

05 May 2017, 9:34

BROKER RATINGS SUMMARY: Barclays And Berenberg Cut Inmarsat

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following shares received analyst recommendations Friday morning and Thursday:———-FTSE 100———-SOCGEN RAISES SHELL TO ‘BUY’ (HOLD)…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:34

DP Poland Trades In Line As First-Quarter Sales Grow

LONDON (Alliance News) – DP Poland PLC on Friday reported growth in sales in the first quarter of 2017 and…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:30

Engie Quarterly Earnings Down But Revenue Rise; Backs 2017 Outlook

PARIS (Alliance News) – Engie, formerly called GDF Suez, a natural gas and electricity supplier, reported Friday that its first-quarter…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:25

Vestas Wind Confirms 2017 Outlook As Profit Surges On Strong Revenue

COPENHAGEN (Alliance News) – Vestas Wind Systems AS reported Friday that its first-quarter profit surged to EUR160 million from EUR35…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:24

Kennedy Wilson Europe Portfolio Benefits From Continued UK Activity

LONDON (Alliance News) – Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC said on Friday its portfolio continued to benefit from active…

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Markets

05 May 2017, 9:20

Asian Shares Close Lower Amid Commodity Selloff

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stocks succumbed to selling pressure on Friday, as lower commodity prices pulled down mining and…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 9:10

Frontier Smart To Report Earnings “Materially” Ahead Of Expectations

LONDON (Alliance News) – Frontier Smart Technologies Group Ltd on Friday said it expects to report 2017 earnings before interest,…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:59

TClarke To Beat 2017 Market Expectations As Order Book Reaches Record

LONDON (Alliance News) – Building services provider TClarke PLC on Friday said its order book has surpassed the GBP400 million…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:57

Sepura Shares Drop Over German Government Probe Of Takeover By Hytera

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in Sepura PLC dropped on Friday after it said that the German government has decided…

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Economics

05 May 2017, 8:44

Macron Reaches Out To Left Before French Presidential Vote On Sunday

PARIS (Alliance News) – The candidates for the French presidency held their final campaign rallies on Thursday evening, with centrist…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:39

Millennium & Copthorne Profit Falls But London Tourism Lifts Revenue

LONDON (Alliance News) – Millennium & Copthorne Hotels PLC on Friday reported lower profit in the first quarter of 2017…

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London Stock Market comment

05 May 2017, 8:39

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Pearson Rises As Oil Slump Drags Down FTSE 100

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened lower in London on Friday as a number of upbeat corporate updates…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:37

Allied Minds’ BridgeSat Completes USD6.0 Million Funding Round

LONDON (Alliance News) – Investment firm Allied Minds PLC said on Friday its portfolio company BridgeSat Inc has completed a…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:33

Cobham Gets 98% Acceptances In 2-For-5 Rights Issue (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Cobham PLC on Friday said that, as of Thursday, it had received valid acceptances of 98%…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:28

BBA Aviation Confident For “Good Growth” In 2017 As Revenue Rises

LONDON (Alliance News) – BBA Aviation PLC on Friday reiterated confidence for “good growth” in the year ahead, with revenue…

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Briefings

05 May 2017, 8:26

LONDON BRIEFING: Tories Confident After Gains In UK Local Elections

LONDON (Alliance News) – London shares opened lower Friday, as oil prices continued to slide but the pound strengthened on…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:26

Morgan Advanced Materials Keeps Expectations On In-Line Quarter

LONDON (Alliance News) – Morgan Advanced Materials PLC on Friday reiterated its expectations for 2017, saying trading conditions have been…

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Forex

05 May 2017, 8:16

Commodity Currencies Extends Slide As Most Asian Markets Traded Lower

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Commodity currencies such as the Australian, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars continued to be…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:09

TOP NEWS: IAG Pretax Profit Falls, But Reaches Record Operating Profit

LONDON (Alliance News) – International Consolidated Airlines Group on Friday reported a fall in pretax profit in the first quarter…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 8:08

TOP NEWS: Smurfit Kappa “Well Positioned” For 2017 As Revenue Grows

LONDON (Alliance News) – Irish corrugated packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group PLC said on Friday it is “well positioned” for…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 7:58

TOP NEWS: Smith & Nephew On Track After Strong Start To Year In China

LONDON (Alliance News) – Smith & Nephew PLC on Friday said it is on track for its full-year revenue outlook,…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 7:52

TOP NEWS: Pearson Plans Further Cost Savings But Reiterates Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Pearson PLC on Friday reiterated its guidance for 2017, and outlined further restructuring plans as part…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 7:45

TOP NEWS: InterContinental Hotels CEO Retires After Good Start To 2017

LONDON (Alliance News) – InterContinental Hotels Group PLC on Friday said Chief Executive Richard Solomons has decided to retire from…

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Companies

05 May 2017, 7:43

TOP NEWS: Marks & Spencer Group Appoints Archie Norman As Chairman

LONDON (Alliance News) – Retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC on Friday appointed former ITV Chairman Archie Norman as non-executive…

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