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20 Jul 2017, 8:32

TOP NEWS: SSE Aims To Increase Dividend But Expects Lower Earnings

LONDON (Alliance News) – Electricity and gas supplier SSE PLC said on Thursday it is aiming to increase its full-year…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:30

TOP NEWS: Burberry Launches GBP150 Million Share Buyback

LONDON (Alliance News) – Luxury fashion retailer Burberry Group PLC on Thursday said it will commence a share buyback programme…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:24

TOP NEWS: easyJet Ups Profit Guidance As Third-Quarter Revenue Grows

LONDON (Alliance News) – Budget airline easyJet PLC on Thursday reported growth in revenue in the third quarter of its…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:22

TOP NEWS: Bunzl Agrees To Buy Three French Businesses And One In UK

LONDON (Alliance News) – Outsourcing giant Bunzl PLC said on Thursday it will buy a group of businesses in France…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:09

TOP NEWS: Unilever On Track For Full Year As First-Half Profit Rises

LONDON (Alliance News) – Consumer goods and personal care giant Unilever PLC on Thursday reported growth in pretax profit in…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:04

TOP NEWS: ConvaTec Acquires Woodbury For USD120.5 Million

LONDON (Alliance News) – Global medical products company ConvaTec Group PLC said on Thursday it has agreed to acquire US-based…

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Briefings

20 Jul 2017, 8:04

LONDON BRIEFING: Brexit Talks In Brussels As ECB Meets In Frankfurt

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK Brexit Secretary David Davis returns to Brussels on Thursday to meet European Commission chief Brexit…

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Forex

20 Jul 2017, 7:52

Yen Falls As BOJ Lowers Inflation Forecast

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The Japanese yen weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, after the…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:51

Swiss Trade Surplus Shrinks In June

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Switzerland’s foreign trade surplus decreased in June, as exports fell faster than imports, figures from the…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:41

Davis And Barnier To Resume “Phase 1” Brexit Negotiations In Brussels

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK Brexit Secretary David Davis returns to Brussels on Thursday to meet European Commission chief Brexit…

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London Stock Market comment

20 Jul 2017, 7:33

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Unilever “On Track” As Bunzl Goes Shopping

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are called for a positive open on Thursday, with all eyes on the…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:30

Vince Cable Expected To Be Elected Unopposed As UK LibDem Leader

LONDON (Alliance News) – Vince Cable is expected to be confirmed as Liberal Democrat leader later.Nominations for the contest…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:27

CBO Says 32 million Would Be Uninsured Under New US Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The latest plan put forth by Republicans in the US Senate on health care reform would…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:26

US Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US Senator John McCain, a former Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, a…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:24

US Senate Slates Trump Jr, Manafort And Kushner To Testify On Russia

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Donald Trump Jr and Paul Manafort have been scheduled to testify at a US Senate committee…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 7:21

Jana Partners Sells Whole Foods Stake After Amazon Deal Announcement (ALLISS)

SEATTLE (Alliance News) – Activist investor Jana Partners LLC has sold its stake in grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:20

German Producer Price Inflation At 5-Month Low

BERLIN (Alliance News) – Germany’s producer price inflation eased to a five-month low in June, data from Destatis showed Thursday.…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 7:18

Pfizer Gets Exclusive Commercialization Rights In Europe To CRESEMBA

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – Pfizer Inc and Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd announced that they have completed the licensing agreement…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 7:17

Publicis Groupe Profit Rises In 1st Quarter But Organic Revenue Slips

PARIS (Alliance News) – Publicis Groupe SA said Thursday first-half net income attributable to the group amounted to EUR387 million,…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 7:11

TOP NEWS: GlaxoSmithKline To Sell Horlicks Brand Under Review

LONDON (Alliance News) – GlaxoSmithKline PLC on Wednesday said it will sell its Horlicks malted milk hot beverage brand and…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:08

BoJ Keeps Stimulus Unchanged; Cuts Inflation Forecast

TOKYO (Alliance News) – The Bank of Japan left its massive monetary stimulus unchanged on Thursday and pushed back the…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 7:00

TOP NEWS: Japan’s Exports Rise For Seventh Straight Month

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan’s exports jumped 9.7% from a year earlier to JPY6.6 trillion yen, about USD59.1 billion, in…

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London Stock Market comment

20 Jul 2017, 6:59

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stock Seen Up With Attention On ECB Decision

LONDON (Alliance News) – London share prices are set to open slightly higher on Thursday, with all eyes on the…

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Markets

20 Jul 2017, 6:54

European Shares Seen Opening Higher Ahead Of ECB Meeting

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks are likely to open higher on Thursday after the Bank of Japan kept its…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 6:52

Qualcomm Profit Down In Third Quarter On 11% Decline In Revenue

SAN DIEGO (Alliance News) – Qualcomm Inc late Wednesday reported profit for its third quarter that dropped from a year…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 6:50

American Express Reports 34% Fall In Second-Quarter Earnings

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – American Express Co late Wednesday revealed earnings for the second quarter that lost ground…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 6:48

SAP Second-Quarter Profit Down But Lifts 2017 Revenue Outlook

WALLDORF (Alliance News) – German business software maker SAP AG on Thursday reported that its profit attributable to owners of…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 6:40

ABB Profit Climbs In Second Quarter But Revenues Down, Orders Flat

ZURICH (Alliance News) – Swiss engineering firm ABB Ltd reported Thursday its second-quarter net income climbed 29% to USD525 million…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 6:38

Alcoa Swings To Second-Quarter Profit That Tops Expectations

NEW YORK CITY (Alliance News) – Alcoa Inc, the largest producer of aluminium in the US, Wednesday reported a second-quarter…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 6:32

TOP NEWS: Bank Of Japan Keeps Policy Steady, Sees Inflation On Uptrend

TOKYO (Alliance News) – The Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus unchanged as widely expected on Thursday.Governor Haruhiko…

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