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20 Jul 2017, 10:26

EG Solutions Annual Results To Beat Expectations After Strong Half

LONDON (Alliance News) – EG Solutions PLC on Thursday said its full-year results will be ahead of market expectations, after…

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20 Jul 2017, 10:25

UPDATE: SAP Profit Dips In 2nd Quarter, Plans EUR500 Million Buyback

WALLDORF (Alliance News) – German business software maker SAP AG reported Thursday a decline in second-quarter profit amid higher expenses.…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:19

TomCo Energy Falls On Discounted Placing To Fund TurboShale Loan (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in TomCo Energy PLC fell Thursday as the firm said it has raised money in…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:17

IQE Raises Expectations As VCSEL Wafers See Mass-Market Demand

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in semiconductor wafer supplier IQE PLC rose Thursday, as the company said it expects to…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:14

Premier Foods First-Quarter Sales Fall But Expects To See Improvements

LONDON (Alliance News) – Premier Foods PLC on Thursday reported a fall in sales in the first quarter of its…

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Forex

20 Jul 2017, 10:13

Pound Rebounds As UK Retail Sales Rises More-than-Expected

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The British pound recovered from recent highs against other major currencies in the early European session…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:11

PRESS: British Airways Cabin Crew Extend Strike Into August Holidays

LONDON (Alliance News) – Striking British Airways cabin crew have announced a further two weeks of action for the first…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:04

Empiric Student Raises GBP110 Million Through Share Issue (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Real estate investment trust Empiric Student Property PLC said on Tuesday it has raised GBP110.0 million…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 10:01

Breedon Confident For Building As UK Government Loosens Purse Strings

LONDON (Alliance News) – Breedon Group PLC said on Thursday interim revenue doubled as the construction materials company remains confident…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 9:55

TOP NEWS: UK Retail Sales See Stronger-Than-Expected Rebound In June

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales recovered at a faster-than-expected pace in June, data from the Office for National…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:53

Nichols Confident For Full-Year Results After Interim Revenue Growth

LONDON (Alliance News) – Soft drinks firm Nichols PLC said Thursday it increased revenue and operating profit in the first…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:47

Bodycote Launches New Powdermet Technologies Range

LONDON (Alliance News) – Thermal processing services provider Bodycote PLC said on Thursday it has launched Bodycote Powermet technologies, a…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:44

Mothercare First-Quarter Revenue Flat As UK Like-For-Likes Improve

LONDON (Alliance News) – Mothercare PLC, a retailer for parents and young children, reported Thursday that its first-quarter total group…

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Broker Ratings Summary

20 Jul 2017, 9:44

BROKER RATINGS SUMMARY: Barclays Downgrades Schroders To Underweight

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following London-listed shares received analyst recommendation Thursday morning and Wednesday:———-FTSE 100———-BARCLAYS CUTS SCHRODERS TO ‘UNDERWEIGHT’…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 9:43

UK Retail Sales Recover In June

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales recovered at a faster than expected pace in June, data from the Office…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:39

REPEAT: WPP’s Grey Buys Majority Stake In France’s Extreme-Sensio

LONDON (Alliance News) – Advertising giant WPP PLC on Thursday said its wholly-owned marketing communications agency Grey has acquired a…

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Markets

20 Jul 2017, 9:38

Asian Shares Close Higher Ahead Of ECB Decision

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stocks finished mostly higher on Thursday after oil prices hit six-week high and the Bank…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:36

TOP NEWS: WPP’s Grey Buys Majority Stake In France’s Extreme-Sensio

LONDON (Alliance News) – Advertising giant WPP PLC on Thursday said its wholly-owned marketing communications agency Grey has acquired a…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:33

Big Yellow First-Quarter Revenue Grows Amid Higher Occupancy

LONDON (Alliance News) – Big Yellow Group PLC said on Thursday revenue was 5.3% higher in the first quarter of…

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Forex

20 Jul 2017, 9:33

Pound Recovers From Early Lows After UK Retail Sales Data

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 4:30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics has released UK retail sales data…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:26

Moneysupermarket Suffers From Reduced Energy Switching Activity

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC were under pressure early Thursday after the price comparison service said…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 9:20

Eurozone Current Account Surplus Increases In May

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The euro area current account surplus increased in May largely driven by trade surplus and primary…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:19

British Gas Pays GBP1.1 Million To Customers For Missed Appointments

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK energy regulator Ofgem said Centrica PLC’s British Gas has paid GBP1.1 million in compensation to…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 9:13

Asian Development Bank Lifts Developing Asia’s Growth Outlook

BEIJING (Alliance News) – The Asian Development Bank raised its growth outlook for developing Asia, citing stronger-than-expected export demand.In…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:10

Spain’s Iberdrola Net Profit Up 4% In First Half, Sees Similar Ahead

BILBAO (Alliance News) – Spanish utility Iberdrola SA reported Thursday that its first-half net profit increased 4.2% year-over-year to EUR1.52…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:05

TOP NEWS: Sports Direct Appoints CFO As Annual Profit Takes Forex Hit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sports Direct International PLC on Thursday reported a fall in profit in its last financial year,…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:02

Howden Joinery Interim Profit Down As Weak Pound Hits Margins

LONDON (Alliance News) – Howden Joinery Group PLC said on Thursday its profit declined in the first half of 2017…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:56

TOP NEWS: Anglo American Raises Kumba Iron Ore Production Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Anglo American PLC said on Thursday copper production fell in the first half of the year,…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 8:44

ADB Lifts Developing Asia’s Growth Outlook

BEIJING (Alliance News) – The Asian Development Bank raised its developing Asia’s growth outlook citing stronger-than-expected export demand. In its…

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London Stock Market comment

20 Jul 2017, 8:36

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Stocks Up Ahead Of ECB But easyJet Shares Down

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London opened higher on Thursday, but shares in low-cost airline easyJet were headed…

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