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21 Apr 2017, 8:33

Euro Little Changed Following German PMI

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Following the release of German PMI for April at 3.30 am ET Friday, the euro changed…

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Briefings

21 Apr 2017, 8:30

LONDON BRIEFING: Reckitt Continues To Review “Non-Core” Food Business

LONDON (Alliance News) – London share prices opened firm on Friday, despite a terror attack in Paris and continued strength…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 8:25

Euro Rises Vs Most Major Ahead Of German PMI

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 3.30 am ET Friday, Germany’s PMI data is due. Economists forecast the factory PMI to…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:17

Woodford Patient Stresses Long-Term Strategy As Net Asset Value Dips

LONDON (Alliance News) – Woodford Patient Capital Trust PLC on Friday reported a decline in net asset value for 2016,…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 8:12

French Private Sector Growth Fastest In Almost 6 Years

PARIS (Alliance News) – The French private sector expanded the most in almost six years in April, survey data from…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 8:09

Canadian Dollar Strengthens Amid Risk Appetite, Rising Oil Prices

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Canadian dollar advanced against its most major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, as…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 8:03

Electra Private Equity Nets GBP67.0 Million From AXIO For RISI Sale

LONDON (Alliance News) – Electra Private Equity PLC said on Friday it received GBP67.0 million from holding company AXIO Group…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:59

TOP NEWS: Restaurant Group CFO Steps Down Less Than A Year Into Job

LONDON (Alliance News) – Restaurant Group PLC’s Chief Financial Officer Barry Nightingale stepped down from the company’s board on Friday,…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:52

TOP NEWS: Reckitt Benckiser On Track For 2017 As It Reviews Food Unit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC on Friday said it expects its growth trajectory to improve, and it…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:47

TOP NEWS: Sports Direct Acquires US Clothing Stores For USD101 Million

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sporting goods retailer Sports Direct International Group PLC said on Friday it has received approval from…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:41

Wal-Mart E-Commerce CEO Marc Lore Gets USD244 Million In Pay In 2016

BENTONVILLE (Alliance News) – Marc Lore, president and chief executive officer of Walmart eCommerce US, received USD243.9 million compensation in…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 7:36

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Higher Call; Reckitt Benckiser Revenue Rises

LONDON (Alliance News) – The FTSE 100 index is called for a higher open on Friday, with the blue-chip index…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 7:32

European Stocks Seen Following Asian And US Markets Higher

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European markets may follow their Asian peers higher on Friday after a strong session in Wall…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 7:31

Canadian Dollar Strengthens Against Most Majors

OTTAWA (Alliance News) – The Canadian dollar advanced against its most major counterparts in pre-European deals on Friday. The loonie…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:10

PRESS: BHP Billiton Shareholders Add Pressure For Oil Demerger – FT

LONDON (Alliance News) – Leading shareholders in BHP Billiton PLC are adding to pressure from activist investor Elliot Management, calling…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 7:06

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Higher Call Ahead Of UK Retail Sales Data

LONDON (Alliance News) – London share prices are set to open slightly higher Friday despite the drag of a firm…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 7:02

Deutsche Bank Fined USD157 Million For Forex Trading Violations In US

FRANKFURT (Alliance News) – The US Federal Reserve on Thursday announced two enforcement actions against Deutsche Bank AG that will…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:57

General Motors Shuts Venezuela Operation After Authorities Seize Plant

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – General Motors Venezolana said Thursday it was forced to cease operations in Venezuela due to an…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:54

Visa Announces 27% Rise In 2nd Quarter Profit On 23% Revenue Climb

SAN FRANCISCO (Alliance News) – Visa Inc reported a profit for its second quarter that rose compared to the same…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:53

German Police Detain Man In Connection With Dortmund Team Bus Attack

BERLIN (Alliance News) – German police detained a 28-year-old man early Friday in connection with last week’s attack on football…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:49

TOP NEWS: WS Atkins Agrees GBP2.1 Billion Takeover By SNC-Lavalin

LONDON (Alliance News) – WS Atkins PLC late Thursday confirmed it has agreed to a takeover offer from Canadian engineering…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:47

Danone Like-For-Like Sales Up 0.7% In 1st Quarter; Upgrades 2017 View

PARIS (Alliance News) – French dairy giant Danone SA reported that consolidated sales for the first-quarter stood at EUR5.464 billion,…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:44

French Hotel Group Accor Like-For-Like Revenue Rises 7.4% In Quarter

EVRY (Alliance News) – French hotel group Accor SA said consolidated first-quarter 2017 revenue totalled EUR425 million, up 35% as…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:36

UK Told It Would Be Welcomed Back To EU If Brexit Reversed By Election

LONDON (Alliance News) – The UK would be welcomed back by the EU if it abandoned Brexit following the general…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 6:26

Tesla Recalls 53,000 Cars For Parking Brake Problem

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Luxury electric car maker Tesla Inc has issued a voluntary recall for 53,000 of its Model…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:24

US President Trump Says Iran Not Living Up To “Spirit” Of Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Iran is not “living up to the spirit” of the international deal to curtail its nuclear…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:22

TOP NEWS: UK House Price Sentiment Continues To Rise In April

LONDON (Alliance News) – British households perceived that the value of their homes increased further in April, though the rate…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:22

Trump Orders US Probe Of Foreign Steel As Threat To National Security

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Calling it an historic day for American steel, US President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:18

US Seeks “Reciprocal” Trade With Italy In Trump Meeting With Gentiloni

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump said he was seeking a “balanced” and “reciprocal” trading partnership with Italy…

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Economics

21 Apr 2017, 6:15

TOP NEWS: Islamic State Claims Killing Of French Policeman Before Vote

PARIS (Alliance News) – The Islamic State extremist organization claimed responsibility for the shooting death of a French policeman on…

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