Top News of the Day

Top News of the Day

Economics

20 Jul 2017, 15:36

UPDATE: EU Warns UK Must State Willingness To Pay Brexit Divorce Bill

LONDON (Alliance News) – Brussels has warned Brexit talks will stall unless Britain sets out details of its willingness to…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 14:07

TOP NEWS: ECB’s Draghi Sees No Sign Of Inflation Picking-Up In Europe

Frankfurt (Alliance News) –  European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said “a substantial degree of accommodation” was necessary to boost…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 13:59

UPDATE: ECB Rules Out Any Rush To End Ultra-Loose Monetary Policy

FRANKFURT (Alliance News) – The European Central Bank indicated on Thursday it planned to maintain an ultra-loose monetary policy, holding…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 13:24

TOP NEWS: Bradley Keeps 21st Century Fox Waiting On Possible Sky Probe

LONDON (Alliance News) – 21st Century Fox said it is “disappointed” by the announcement from the UK secretary of state…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 13:07

REPEAT: UK Retail Sales Recover On Warm Weather

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales recovered at a faster-than-expected pace in June as warm weather boosted clothing demand.…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 13:06

TOP NEWS: ECB Holds Interest Rates & QE, Guidance Unchanged

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – The European Central Bank left its key interest rates and massive stimulus unchanged for an eleventh…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 12:47

TOP NEWS: EU Wants “Clarification” On Britain’s Brexit Stance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Brussels and the UK have “fundamental” disagreements over citizens’ rights and there must be “clarification” on…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 12:47

TOP NEWS: EU Wants “Clarification” On Britain’s Brexit Stance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Brussels and the UK have “fundamental” disagreements over citizens’ rights and there must be “clarification” on…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 11:15

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: UK Retail Sales See Stronger-Than-Expected Rebound

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.———-COMPANIES———-Budget airline easyJet reported growth in revenue…

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Economics

20 Jul 2017, 9:55

TOP NEWS: UK Retail Sales See Stronger-Than-Expected Rebound In June

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK retail sales recovered at a faster-than-expected pace in June, data from the Office for National…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:39

REPEAT: WPP’s Grey Buys Majority Stake In France’s Extreme-Sensio

LONDON (Alliance News) – Advertising giant WPP PLC on Thursday said its wholly-owned marketing communications agency Grey has acquired a…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 9:05

TOP NEWS: Sports Direct Appoints CFO As Annual Profit Takes Forex Hit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sports Direct International PLC on Thursday reported a fall in profit in its last financial year,…

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Companies

20 Jul 2017, 8:56

TOP NEWS: Anglo American Raises Kumba Iron Ore Production Guidance

LONDON (Alliance News) – Anglo American PLC said on Thursday copper production fell in the first half of the year,…

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Companies

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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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, 7:00

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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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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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 16:47

UPDATE: One-Third Of QinetiQ Shareholders Vote Against Remuneration

LONDON (Alliance News) – QinetiQ Group PLC said over a third of its shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration policy…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 16:32

TOP NEWS: British American Tobacco Shareholders Approve Reynolds Buy

LONDON (Alliance News) – British American Tobacco PLC on Wednesday said its proposed acquisition of Reynolds American Inc has been…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 15:40

UPDATE: Minority Of Shareholders Vote Against RPC Group Remuneration

LONDON (Alliance News) – Plastic products company RPC Group PLC said a “notable minority” of shareholders voted against its remuneration…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 14:32

TOP NEWS: GSK To Make More Medicines In UK, But Less Consumer Goods

LONDON (Alliance News) – GlaxoSmithKline PLC on Wednesday said it plans to bolster its capability to manufacture certain medicines in…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 13:33

EXTRA: Drax Falls After Turning To Interim Loss On Depreciation Costs

LONDON (Alliance News) – Electricity generator Drax Group PLC was one of the worst performers on the FTSE 250 on…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 13:07

EXTRA: RPC Rises On Revenue Increase And Share Buyback Scheme

LONDON (Alliance News) – Plastic products company RPC Group PLC was the top performer in the FTSE 250 index on…

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Economics

19 Jul 2017, 12:38

TOP NEWS: London House Price Growth To Lag All Other Regions In 2017

LONDON (Alliance News) – The latest official British house price index indicates that house price inflation in the capital London…

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Companies

19 Jul 2017, 11:29

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Reckitt To Sell Food Business For USD4.2 Billion

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Wednesday.———-COMPANIES———-Reckitt Benckiser said it has struck a…

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