Top News of the Day

Top News of the Day

Companies

21 Sep 2017, 9:32

UPDATE: Capita Group Reported Profit Down Amid Accounting Change

LONDON (Alliance News) – Outsourced services provider Capita PLC said profit fell in the first half of the year as…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 9:23

TOP NEWS: UK PM To Brief Team On Brexit Plans Ahead Of Florence Speech

LONDON (Alliance News) – Theresa May will brief senior ministers on her plans for Brexit before a major speech aimed…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:53

TOP NEWS: Johnson Matthey Confirms Guidance And Outlines Strategy

LONDON (Alliance News) – Chemicals company Johnson Matthey PLC outlined on Thursday its “strategy for growth and value creation” and…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:37

Top News: Kier Swings To Annual Profit As It Improves Operations

LONDON (Alliance News) – FTSE 250 construction firm Kier Group PLC said Thursday it swung to profit in its recently…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:29

TOP NEWS: IG Group Revenue Grows In 1st Quarter Despite Fewer Clients

LONDON (Alliance News) – IG Group Holdings PLC on Thursday reported growth in revenue in the first quarter of its…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:19

TOP NEWS: Mitchells & Butlers Sales Up But Dim Weather Hits Summer-End

LONDON (Alliance News) – Mitchells & Butlers PLC on Thursday reported growth in sales in its financial year to date,…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:06

TOP NEWS: Compass Group CEO Cousins Retires, Replaced By Europe COO

LONDON (Alliance News) – Compass Group PLC on Thursday said Chief Executive Richard Cousins will step down from his role…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:05

TOP NEWS: Fresnillo Mexico Operations Unaffected By Earthquake

LONDON (Alliance News) – Fresnillo PLC said on Thursday that all of its operations, both its mines sites and associated…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 8:03

TOP NEWS: CRH Announces USD3.5 Billion Acquisition Of Ash Grove Cement

LONDON (Alliance News) – Building materials company CRH PLC said Thursday it as reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 7:08

TOP NEWS: Bank of Japan Keeps Ultra-Loose Monetary Policy Unchanged

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan’s central bank decided on Thursday to maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy to overcome stubborn deflation…

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Economics

21 Sep 2017, 6:34

TOP NEWS: US Fed Set To Trim Post-Crisis Stimulus As Rate Hike Hinted

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The US Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it would allow its holdings of bonds to begin…

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Companies

21 Sep 2017, 6:29

Google And HTC Unveil USD1.1 Billion Smartphone Cooperation Agreement

MOUNTAIN VIEW (Alliance News) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and HTC Corp announced a definitive agreement by which a team of…

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Economics

20 Sep 2017, 19:12

TOP NEWS: Fed Makes No Changes To Dot Plot, Hinting At December Hike

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The Federal Reserve on Wednesday maintained its benchmark interest rate at a range of 1% to…

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Economics

20 Sep 2017, 12:47

UPDATE: UK Retail Sales Rise As Consumers Resilient Amid Pay Squeeze

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales grew the most in four months in August as consumers spend more despite…

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Economics

20 Sep 2017, 11:14

TOP NEWS: OECD Sees Uptick In Global Growth In 2018 But UK Slowdown

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The global economy is set for a further uptick next year, but strong sustainable, and inclusive…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 11:09

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: UK Retail Sales Growth Accelerates In August

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Wednesday.———-COMPANIES———-The UK Takeover Panel launched a consultation…

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Economics

20 Sep 2017, 9:48

TOP NEWS: UK Retail Sales Growth Accelerates In August

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales increased at a faster pace in August, data from the Office for National…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 8:08

TOP NEWS: Court Rules BTG Owes Wellstat USD55.8 Million In Damages

LONDON (Alliance News) – Specialist pharmaceuticals company BTG PLC said on Wednesday a memorandum opinion has been issued ruling against…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 8:02

TOP NEWS: Kingfisher On Track Despite Transformation Hitting Profit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Kingfisher PLC on Wednesday reported a rise in first half sales and said it is “comfortable”…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 7:53

TOP NEWS: Babcock Trading “In Line” With Strong Revenue Visibility

LONDON (Alliance News) – Engineering services company Babcock International Group PLC said on Wednesday that trading in its current financial…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 7:50

TOP NEWS: Diageo Reiterates Current Year, Three Year Forecasts

LONDON (Alliance News) – Alcoholic drinks company Diageo PLC on Wednesday reaffirmed its expectations of mid-single top line growth and…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 7:48

TOP NEWS: Shire Sees Positive Phase III Data For Intuniv In ADHD

LONDON (Alliance News) – Shire PLC and its Japanese partner Shionogi & Co Ltd on Wednesday reported positive results from…

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Companies

20 Sep 2017, 7:37

TOP NEWS: GlaxoSmithKline Gets Positive Phase III Trelegy Ellipta Data

LONDON (Alliance News) – GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Innoviva Inc on Wednesday reported positive headline results from a phase III study…

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Economics

20 Sep 2017, 6:48

Threat To UK PM May Of Johnson Resignation “Recedes” On Brexit Accord

LONDON (Alliance News) – The threat to UK Prime Minister Theresa May of the potentially damaging resignation of Boris Johnson…

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Companies

19 Sep 2017, 11:05

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: UK Supermarket Sales Rise 3.6% In August – Kantar

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Tuesday.———-COMPANIES———-A mostly dismal August meant UK shoppers…

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Companies

19 Sep 2017, 8:48

TOP NEWS: Sales Of Summer Products Decline In August At UK Grocers

LONDON (Alliance News) – A mostly dismal August meant UK shoppers spent more money on cold treatments than traditional summer…

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Companies

19 Sep 2017, 8:12

TOP NEWS: Reckitt Chair Bellamy To Leave In 2018, Replaced By Sinclair

LONDON (Alliance News) – Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said on Tuesday that Adrian Bellamy will retire as non-executive chairman from…

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Companies

19 Sep 2017, 8:00

TOP NEWS: Ocado Third-Quarter Revenue Rises On Increased Orders

LONDON (Alliance News) – Ocado Group PLC on Tuesday said revenue rose in the third quarter of its financial year…

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Economics

19 Sep 2017, 6:56

TOP NEWS: Carney Says UK Interest Rates May Rise In “Coming Months”

LONDON (Alliance News) – Mark Carney used a speech in Washington on Monday to warn that Brexit is likely to…

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Companies

18 Sep 2017, 17:43

TOP NEWS: RBS Gets Formal EU Approval For Alternative Remedies Package

LONDON (Alliance News) – The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Monday said the European Commission has formally approved…

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