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21 Apr 2017, 10:29

Oilex Awards “Key” Cambay Contracts To Schlumberger And Baker Hughes

LONDON (Alliance News) – Oilex Ltd awarded two “key” contracts on Friday to Schlumberger Ltd and Baker Hughes Inc as…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 10:25

All Asia Asset Executive Director Junhasavasdikul To Resign From Role

LONDON (Alliance News) – Investment company All Asia Asset Capital Ltd said on Friday that Executive Director Paniti Junhasavasdikul will…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 10:22

PowerHouse Reaches Landmark Moment As Syngas Is Produced From G3-UHt

LONDON (Alliance News) – PowerHouse Energy Group PLC on Friday said it has completed the first phase of commissioning of…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 10:19

Hotel Chocolat Taps Majestic Wine Director As Non-Executive

LONDON (Alliance News) – Premium chocolatier Hotel Chocolat Group PLC said on Friday it has appointed Greg Hodder as non-executive…

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Broker Ratings Summary

21 Apr 2017, 10:14

Eurozone Consumers Prepared To Keep Spending Up Despite Higher Inflation: IHS

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Eurozone consumers will be prepared to keep spending at a decent rate despite higher inflation eating…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 10:14

Pound Slides After Weaker-than-expected Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The pound dropped against its major rivals in the early European session on Friday, as data…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 10:05

International Biotechnology Outperforms Comparative Indices In Half

LONDON (Alliance News) – International Biotechnology Trust PLC said it outperformed its comparative indices in the first half.The trust…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:55

BNN Technology Appoints Harry Keiley As Chairman

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK-listed Chinese content and services company BNN Technology PLC has appointed Harry Keiley as chairman.He…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:53

Hammerson Secures GBP360 Million Five-Year Revolving Credit Facility

LONDON (Alliance News) – Retail property investor Hammerson PLC on Friday said it has secured a GBP360 million unsecured revolving…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 9:51

TOP NEWS: UK Retail Sales Fall More Than Forecast In March

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales declined more than expected in March, figures from the Office for National Statistics…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 9:49

UK Retail Sales Fall More Than Forecast

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales declined more than expected in March, figures from the Office for National Statistics…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:48

NextEnergy Solar Fund Signs Agreements To Buy Six Solar Power Plants

LONDON (Alliance News) – NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd announced on Friday that it has signed share purchase agreements to acquire…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:37

Sony Nearly Triples Profit Outlook Due To Lower Costs

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Sony has nearly tripled its net profit forecast to JPY73 billion for the last financial year…

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Broker Ratings Summary

21 Apr 2017, 9:34

BROKER RATINGS SUMMARY: Macquarie Ups National Grid And Cuts Centrica

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following shares received analyst recommendations Friday morning:———-FTSE 100———-MACQUARIE CUTS CENTRICA TO ‘NEUTRAL’ (‘OUTPERFORM’) – PRICE…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:33

Pound Falls After UK Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 4.30 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics has published UK retail sales for…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 9:29

Asian Shares Close Higher On US Tax Reform Hopes

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stocks rose broadly on Friday after the Nasdaq Composite index in New York hit a…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:26

Pound Pares Gains Ahead Of UK Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 4.30 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics releases UK retail sales for March.…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:20

Sportech Appoints Non-Executive Director Richard McGuire As Chairman

LONDON (Alliance News) – Pool betting operator Sportech PLC on Friday appointed Richard McGuire as chairman.He will replace Roger…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 9:19

Eurozone PMI Hits 6-Year High In April

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Eurozone private sector growth hit a fresh six-year high in April, survey results from IHS Markit…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 9:18

German Private Sector Growth Robust In April

BERLIN (Alliance News) – Germany’s private sector expanded strongly in April, despite slower rises in both manufacturing output and services…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:15

Aviva Takes Full Ownership Of Vietnam Life Insurance Joint Venture

LONDON (Alliance News) – Aviva PLC said Friday it has bought out its partner in its Vietnam joint venture, taking…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:12

Lone Star Sells Entire 53% Stake In Forterra For GBP206 Million (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – US private equity firm Lone Star Funds sold its entire stake in Forterra PLC on Friday,…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:03

Euro Little Changed Following Eurozone PMI Data

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Following the release of Eurozone PMI report for April at 4.00 am ET Friday, the euro…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 9:00

US Hails USD10 Billion In Indonesia Deals For ExxonMobil, Lockheed

JAKARTA (Alliance News) – US Vice President Mike Pence on Friday welcomed energy and defence deals between US and Indonesian…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:59

Weak Pound To Buoy Immunodiagnostic Systems Full Year Revenue

LONDON (Alliance News) – Diagnostic testing equipment producer Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings PLC said on Friday its results for the year…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:40

Record Assets Under Management Equivalents Up In Fourth Quarter

LONDON (Alliance News) – Currency manager Record PLC on Friday reported a rise in assets under management equivalents in its…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:39

Vernalis Cough Cold Treatment Drug Application Suffers Setback

LONDON (Alliance News) – Vernalis PLC announced on Friday that its new drug application for CCP-07 suffered a setback, after…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 8:39

LONDON MARKET OPEN: ‘Trump Trade’ Revival Hopes Boost Miners, Ashtead

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened higher on Friday as announcements by the Trump administration in the US…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:35

Charles Stanley On Track As Final Quarter Trading In Line

LONDON (Alliance News) – Charles Stanley Group PLC on Friday said it saw funds under management and administration up in…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:34

Zenith Energy Appoints Luca Benedetto As Chief Financial Officer

LONDON (Alliance News) – Oil and Gas production company Zenith Energy Ltd said on Friday it has appointed Luca Benedetto…

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