General Motors truck and SUV sales drive record earnings
Fri 28 April 2017 17:10
(ShareCast News) - Growth at General Motors accelerated past analyst forecasts with a record first-quarter set of earnings.
RBS and Lloyds Bank customers hit by online glitch on payday
Fri 28 April 2017 16:26
(ShareCast News) - Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group customers were prevented from accessing money in their accounts due to a technical glitch ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
Renishaw gains on speculation probes may be used in iPhone 8
Fri 28 April 2017 16:12
(ShareCast News) - Stock in Renishaw shot higher on speculation the company's products are likely to be used in Apple's iPhone 8.
Google and Facebook confirm scam which cost companies $100m
Fri 28 April 2017 15:54
(ShareCast News) - US tech giants Google and Facebook have admitted they were the victims of a series of multi-million dollar cyber scams carried out between 2013 and 2015.
Time spins backwards on decision not to sell business
Fri 28 April 2017 15:00
(ShareCast News) - Time Inc stock reversed recent gains after the board decided not to sell the publishing business as it was being "reinvigorated" under a new strategy.
Uber to introduce sick pay for drivers, but some will have to pay for it
Fri 28 April 2017 11:40
(ShareCast News) - Ride-hailing tech firm Uber Technologies is to introduce a system to provide its drivers with benefits such as sick and injury pay in the UK after years of criticism of the company's employment practices.
Air China's Q1 net attributable profit plunges 39.8%
Fri 28 April 2017 11:36
(ShareCast News) - Air China's first-quarter net profit attributable to shareholders plunged 39.8% to RMB1.5m, from RMB2.4m.
Google reports 28% profit increase boosted by ad sales
Fri 28 April 2017 09:56
(ShareCast News) - A raft of US tech giants reported their first quarter numbers on Thursday, with Google's parent company Alphabet seeing an impressive 28% rise in profits compared with the same period last year.
Ultra Electronics remains confident despite US funding delays
Fri 28 April 2017 08:58
(ShareCast News) - Ultra Electronics said the expected improvement in trading from the new US government continued to be delayed as Federal budgets were negotiated.
DFS Furniture appoints Ian Durant as chairman
Fri 28 April 2017 08:51
(ShareCast News) - DFS Furniture has appointed Ian Durant - the current chairman of bakery chain Greggs - as chairman, taking over from Richard Baker from 2 May.