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26 May 2017, 8:56

Pound Slides As Conservative Polling Lead Narrows After U.K Terror Attack

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The pound weakened against its major rivals in the Asian session on Friday, after an opinion…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:51

Altria Says Pleased By US FDA Filing Of Philip Morris MRTP Application

HENRICO COUNTY (Alliance News) – Altria Group Inc said it is pleased that the US Food & Drug Administration has…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:46

US FDA Panel Recommends Approval Of Pfizer’s Epoetin Alfa Biosimilar

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – Pfizer Inc said the US Food & Drug Administration’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee recommended…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:44

Costco Wholesale Corp Reveals 28% Gain In Third-Quarter Profit

ISSAQUAH (Alliance News) – Costco Wholesale Corp reported Thursday a profit for its third quarter that gained 28% from last…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:42

JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust Underperforms Benchmark In First Half

LONDON (Alliance News) – JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust PLC on Friday expressed cautious optimism on the prospects for Indian equities…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:40

Mosman Oil & Gas Completes Acquisition Of Stake In Oklahoma Project

LONDON (Alliance News) – Mosman Oil & Gas Ltd has completed the USD500,000 acquisition of a 10% stake in the…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 8:40

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Informa Leads Gainers As UK Poll Weighs On Pound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened slightly higher on Friday, with sterling falling in the face of polls…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:37

Anglo African Confirms Oil Presence With First Tilapia Workover

LONDON (Alliance News) – Anglo African Oil & Gas PLC said on Friday it has confirmed the presence of hydrocarbons…

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Briefings

26 May 2017, 8:30

LONDON BRIEFING: Pound Declines As UK Election Appears To Tighten

LONDON (Alliance News) – The pound continued to decline overnight Friday, as a new opinion poll showed the opposition Labour…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:19

British Empire Trust Outperforms Benchmark In First Half

LONDON (Alliance News) – British Empire Trust PLC on Friday said it outperformed its benchmark on a total return basis…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:13

TOP NEWS: Intertek’s On Track To Meet 2017 Targets As Revenue Rises

LONDON (Alliance News) – Intertek Group PLC’s revenue rose for the first four months of 2017, and the total quality…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 8:02

TOP NEWS: Spirax-Sarco Engineering Buys Chromalox For USD415 Million

LONDON (Alliance News) – Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC on Friday said it has agreed to acquire Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-headquartered Chromalox Inc from…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 7:56

TOP NEWS: Spire On Track To Meet 2017 Expectations As Trading In Line

LONDON (Alliance News) – Spire Healthcare Group PLC on Friday said its overall trading in 2017 to date is in…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 7:54

TOP NEWS: Restaurant Confident In Full-Year Profit Despite Lower Sales

LONDON (Alliance News) – Restaurant Group PLC said on Friday it anticipates delivering full-year pretax profit in line with market…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 7:49

PRESS: London Won’t Collapse Like “Jenga Tower” After Brexit – Lloyd’s

LONDON (Alliance News) – Lloyds Banking Group PLC’s chairman, Lord Blackwell, said there will be no “Jenga tower” collapse of…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 7:43

TOP NEWS: Informa Reiterates 2017 Expectations Amid “Good Progress”

LONDON (Alliance News) – Informa PLC on Friday reiterated its full-year expectations, as it continued to see an improvement in…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 7:41

TOP NEWS: Hammerson Sells Westwood Retail Parks For GBP80.0 Million

LONDON (Alliance News) – Real estate investment trust Hammerson PLC said on Friday it has exchanged contracts to sell Westwood…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 7:38

UK ELECTION: Tory Lead Over Labour Down To Five Points In Latest Poll

LONDON (Alliance News) – The Conservatives’ advantage over Labour has narrowed to just five points in the first opinion poll…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 7:35

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Stocks Seen Flat As UK Polls Weigh On Sterling

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are seen opening essentially flat on Friday as investors eye increasingly tight polling…

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Markets

26 May 2017, 7:30

European Stocks Likely To Open Broadly Lower

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European markets are likely to open lower on Friday following their Asian peers, despite the overnight…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 7:09

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Seen Broadly Flat Amid Oil Price Drop

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are called to open broadly unchanged on Friday, as the price of Brent…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 6:59

Former US Senator Lieberman Withdraws From Consideration For FBI Post

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Ex-senator Joe Lieberman withdrew Thursday from consideration to lead the FBI, citing a conflict of interest…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 6:58

US Diesel Owners Sue General Motors For Alleged Emissions Manipulation

NEW YORK (Alliance News) – General Motors Co on Thursday became the latest major carmaker to face legal troubles over…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 6:43

Survey Shows UK Consumer Confidence At Lowest Level Since Brexit Vote

LONDON (Alliance News) – Consumer confidence has slipped to its lowest level since the month after the EU referendum, according…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 6:42

US President Trump Chides NATO Allies For Not Paying “Fair Share”

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump criticised his NATO counterparts for lagging on defence spending and called for…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 6:39

PRESS: Trump’s Son-In-Law To Be Called Upon In US FBI Investigation

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, one of the president’s closest advisors, is under FBI …

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Economics

26 May 2017, 6:35

UK Police Make Fresh Arrest In Manchester Bombing Probe

LONDON (Alliance News) – British police on Friday arrested another man in connection with the deadly bombing of an Ariana…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 1:21

Japan Overall Inflation Climbs 0.4% In April

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Overall consumer prices in Japan were up 0.4% on year in April, the Ministry of Internal…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 1:11

Japan Producer Prices Rise 0.7% In April

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Producer prices in Japan were up 0.7% on year in April, the Bank of Japan said…

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Markets

25 May 2017, 21:17

Stocks Close Higher For Sixth Consecutive Session – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, extending their recent…

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