Top News of the Day

Top News of the Day

Economics

29 May 2017, 17:20

TOP NEWS: Accommodative Monetary Policy Still Necessary – ECB Draghi

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The current very substantial degree of monetary accommodation is still needed for domestic price pressures to…

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Companies

29 May 2017, 17:18

UPDATE: Disruption To British Airways Flights Continues Monday

LONDON (Alliance News) – There was still some disruption to British Airways flights to and from London’s Heathrow Airport on…

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Companies

29 May 2017, 8:17

TOP NEWS: BA Passengers Face More Heathrow Disruption From IT Glitch

LONDON (Alliance News) – British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the beleaguered airline…

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Economics

28 May 2017, 8:51

Police Release CCTV Images Of Manchester Bomber As Alert Level Lowered

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK police late Saturday released two CCTV images of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi from the night…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 14:39

TOP NEWS: US Economy Grows Much More Than Initially Estimated In Q1

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed that the US economy grew by…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 14:39

TOP NEWS: US Economy Grows Much More Than Initially Estimated In Q1

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed that the US economy grew by…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 13:24

TOP NEWS: Acacia Calls For Independent Review Of Tanzania Gold Content

LONDON (Alliance News) – Acacia Mining PLC hit back at claims from the Tanzanian government on Friday, stating it has…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 13:16

UK ELECTION: Labour Questions “War On Terror” As Campaign Resumes

LONDON (Alliance News) – Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn restarted his party’s general election campaign on Friday with a speech…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 11:17

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Tory Lead Over Labour Narrows Ahead Of UK Election

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.———-COMPANIES———-Intertek Group’s revenue rose in the first…

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Economics

26 May 2017, 11:07

US Secretary Of State To Discuss Terrorism On First Visit To UK Friday

LONDON (Alliance News) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will use his first official visit to Britain to discuss…

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Companies

26 May 2017, 10:09

UPDATE: Spire Appoints Peter Bamford Deputy Chair As It Keeps Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Spire Healthcare Group PLC on Friday has appointed Peter Bamford as its deputy chairman, as it…

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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, 7:43

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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Economics

25 May 2017, 14:29

TOP NEWS: UK GDP Growth Slows More Than Expected In First Quarter

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK’s economic growth eased more than previously estimated in the first quarter due to the downward…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 13:40

UPDATE: Manchester Police Make “Significant” Arrests And Conduct Raids

LONDON (Alliance News) – The arrests of eight suspects still in custody are “significant” in the investigation of the network…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 12:45

TOP NEWS: OPEC Ministers Back Extension Of Oil Curbs For Nine Months

VIENNA (Alliance News) – Oil exporting countries plan to extend their current production limit by another nine months, OPEC ministers…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 11:55

TOP NEWS: Britain’s Net Migration Down As More EU Citizens Leave

LONDON (Alliance News) – Britain said its estimated net migration dropped by 84,000 to 248,000 last year, driven mainly by…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 11:19

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Petrofac And John Wood Caught Up In Unaoil Probe

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.———-COMPANIES———-United Utilities detailed GBP100 million of additional…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 10:34

TOP NEWS: UK Mortgage Approvals Fall Slightly In April: BBA

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK mortgage approvals declined slightly in April, figures from the British Bankers’ Association showed Thursday.The…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 10:33

TOP NEWS: UK First Quarter GDP Growth Revised Down

LONDON (Alliance News) – The UK economy expanded less than previously estimated in the first quarter, the second estimate from…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 9:02

TOP NEWS: Wizz Air Says Current Environment Favours Its Business Model

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in Wizz Air Holdings PLC jumped on Thursday as it reported a rise in profit…

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Economics

25 May 2017, 8:46

UPDATE: UK Police Arrest 2 More, Stop Sharing Manchester Info With US

LONDON (Alliance News) – British police on Thursday arrested two more men in connection with the deadly attack on an…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 8:44

TOP NEWS: Petrofac Tumbles After Suspending COO Amid SFO Probe

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in Petrofac Ltd tumbled on Thursday after the company suspended its Chief Operating Officer Marwan…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 8:35

TOP NEWS: Intermediate Capital Surges On Profit Rise And Dividend Hike

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shares in Intermediate Capital Group PLC rose Thursday morning as the asset manager substantially hiked its…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 8:30

TOP NEWS: Tate & Lyle Profit Nearly Doubles In “Strong” Year

LONDON (Alliance News) – Food and beverage ingredients manufacturer Tate & Lyle PLC on Thursday reported its pretax profit for…

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Companies

25 May 2017, 8:27

TOP NEWS: JC Flowers Funds Sell 10% Stake In OneSavings Bank (ALLISS)

LONDON (Alliance News) – Citigroup Global Markets Ltd and Credit Suisse Securities Europe Ltd said Thursday that funds managed and…

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