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24 Nov 2017, 13:08

EXTRA: William Hill Confirms Australia Talks; Paddy Power Eyed Similar

LONDON (Alliance News) – Bookmaker William Hill PLC on Friday confirmed it is in “very preliminary discussions” about merging its…

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24 Nov 2017, 11:13

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: May Urges EU To Move To “Next Stage” Of Brexit Talks

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.———-COMPANIES———-Miner Rio Tinto said it has agreed…

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Economics

24 Nov 2017, 9:46

EU Commission President Juncker Confident Of Progress In Brexit Talks

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday he was confident that progress would be made…

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Economics

24 Nov 2017, 9:16

UPDATE: UK PM May Urges EU To Move To “Next Stage” Of Brexit Talks

LONDON (Alliance News) – Theresa May has issued a fresh call for EU leaders to move onto the “next stage”…

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24 Nov 2017, 8:18

TOP NEWS: Fidelity China Misses Benchmark Despite Economic Upturn

LONDON (Alliance News) – Fidelity China Special Situations PLC said Friday it recorded a “solid” return in net asset value…

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24 Nov 2017, 8:11

TOP NEWS: Sports Direct Sets AGM Vote On GBP11 Million For John Ashley

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sports Direct International PLC on Friday called a general meeting to allow shareholders to vote on…

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24 Nov 2017, 8:04

TOP NEWS: UK Watchdog Secures Support Of Panel Banks For Libor

LONDON (Alliance News) – The Financial Conduct Authority said Friday that all 20 panel banks have agreed to support the…

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24 Nov 2017, 7:59

TOP NEWS: James Fisher Makes Good Progress, Annual Outlook Unchanged

LONDON (Alliance News) – James Fisher & Sons PLC said Friday it has made good progress in the first ten…

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Companies

24 Nov 2017, 7:59

TOP NEWS: James Fisher Makes Good Progress, Annual Outlook Unchanged

LONDON (Alliance News) – James Fisher & Sons PLC said Friday it has made good progress in the first ten…

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24 Nov 2017, 7:52

REPEAT: William Hill Confirms Reports Of Australia CrownBet Merger

LONDON (Alliance News) – Bookmaker William Hill PLC confirmed on Friday recent reports in the media it is in “very”…

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Companies

24 Nov 2017, 7:52

TOP NEWS: Provident Financial Executive Chairman Wolstenholme Dies

LONDON (Alliance News) – Provident Financial PLC on Friday announced Executive Chairman Manjit Wolstenholme died suddenly on Thursday.The subprime…

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24 Nov 2017, 7:47

TOP NEWS: William Hill Confirms Reports Of Australia CrownBet Merger

LONDON (Alliance News) – Bookmaker William Hill PLC confirmed on Friday recent reports in the media in its in “very”…

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Companies

24 Nov 2017, 7:42

TOP NEWS: Rio Tinto Signs Third Extension To Channar Joint Venture

LONDON (Alliance News) – Miner Rio Tinto PLC said Friday it has agreed with Chinese partner Sinosteel Corp a third…

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Economics

24 Nov 2017, 6:41

TOP NEWS: Ireland On Brink Of General Election Amid Row Over Deputy PM

LONDON (Alliance News) – Ireland is facing the prospect of a winter general election as a row over the deputy…

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Economics

24 Nov 2017, 6:38

TOP NEWS: UK’s May Set For Talks With EU’s Tusk About “Divorce Bill”

LONDON (Alliance News) – Theresa May will reaffirm Britain’s ongoing commitment to European security as she faces further pressure from…

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Companies

23 Nov 2017, 16:46

TOP NEWS: GoCompare Reiterates Confidence As ZPG Pulls Potential Offer

LONDON (Alliance News) – GoCompare Group PLC on Thursday said it is confident about its future after ZPG PLC said…

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Companies

23 Nov 2017, 16:00

EXTRA: Severn Trent Gets Dee Valley Boost, Dividend Up With New Policy

LONDON (Alliance News) – Severn Trent PLC on Thursday reported steady underlying profit growth in the first half of its…

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Companies

23 Nov 2017, 15:51

TOP NEWS: GoCompare Sinks As ZPG States No Further Offer Is Coming

LONDON (Alliance News) – ZPG PLC on Thursday confirmed its does not intend to make a further offer for GoCompare…

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23 Nov 2017, 15:00

EXTRA: Mitchells & Butlers Grows Revenue But Profit Under Pressure

LONDON (Alliance News) – Pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers PLC said Thursday its performance is reflecting a successful…

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23 Nov 2017, 11:57

EXTRA: Centrica Loses GBP1 Billion In Market Value On Profit Warning

LONDON (Alliance News) – Centrica PLC saw more than a billion pounds wiped off its market value on Thursday after…

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Economics

23 Nov 2017, 11:45

TOP NEWS: UK Retail Sales Rebound In November: CBI

LONDON (Alliance News) – British retail sales expanded in November following a significant contraction in October, the latest Distributive Trades…

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23 Nov 2017, 11:10

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: UK GDP Growth Holds Steady In Third Quarter

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.———-COMPANIES———-Centrica said it remains on track to…

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Economics

23 Nov 2017, 10:19

TOP NEWS: UK Q3 GDP Growth Improves On Spending

LONDON (Alliance News) – The UK economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter, largely driven by private…

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Economics

23 Nov 2017, 9:24

TOP NEWS: Eurozone Private Sector Growth Strongest Since 2011

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Eurozone private sector activity growth strengthened in November, flash survey data from IHS Markit showed Thursday.…

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23 Nov 2017, 8:32

TOP NEWS: Mitchells & Butlers Scraps Interim Dividend As Profit Falls

LONDON (Alliance News) – Pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers PLC said Thursday it will not pay an interim…

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Companies

23 Nov 2017, 8:28

Ex-SSE CEO, Current John Wood Chairman Marchant To Chair Thames Water

LONDON (Alliance News) – Ian Marchant, the former SSE PLC chief executive and current chairman of John Wood Group PLC,…

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23 Nov 2017, 8:09

TOP NEWS: Paragon Banking To Return GBP50 Million, Cuts Dividend Cover

LONDON (Alliance News) – Buy-to-let mortgage provider Paragon Banking Group PLC said Thursday that it will return a further GBP50…

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23 Nov 2017, 8:02

TOP NEWS: Cineworld Keeps Outlook After Strong Year-To-Date Growth

LONDON (Alliance News) – Cinema operator Cineworld Group PLC said Thursday its outlook for the full year is unchanged as…

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23 Nov 2017, 7:54

TOP NEWS: Severn Trent Increases Interim Dividend Despite Flat Profit

LONDON (Alliance News) – Severn Trent PLC said Thursday it is increasing its interim dividend as revenue for the first…

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23 Nov 2017, 7:49

TOP NEWS: Glaxo Files Application To Expand Trelegy Ellipta Use In US

LONDON (Alliance News) – GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Innoviva Inc said Thursday that they have filed a new drug application to…

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