LinkedIn shares crash after company falls back into the red
Fri 05 February 2016 15:17
(ShareCast News) - Shares in LinkedIn cratered after the company told investors that it fell into the red at the end of 2015 and offered much weaker than expected financial guidance for the following year.
Volkswagen delays release of full year results
Fri 05 February 2016 14:39
(ShareCast News) - Beleaguered German car maker Volkswagen will push back the release of its 2015 results and annual shareholders' meeting as it needs more time to crunch the numbers following the emissions scandal.
Imperial Tobacco changes its name to Imperial Brands
Fri 05 February 2016 14:28
(ShareCast News) - Imperial Tobacco has changed its name to Imperial Brands with immediate effect, following approval from shareholders at the annual general meeting earlier this week.
Shaftesbury continues to see strong tenant demand
Fri 05 February 2016 12:44
(ShareCast News) - Real estate investment trust Shaftesbury said it continued to see strong tenant demand, underpinned by robust footfall and spending, with good progress on its major schemes.
Premier Farnell to sell Akron Brass business
Fri 05 February 2016 12:17
(ShareCast News) - Technology distributor Premier Farnell has agreed to sell its life-safety products unit Akron Brass to IDEX Corporation for $224.2m (£154m) in cash.
IKEA loses brand trademark in Indonesia
Fri 05 February 2016 09:53
(ShareCast News) - IKEA has lost its trademark in Indonesia, after the country's highest court ruled the name was owned by a local company, Associated Press reported on Friday.
CMC Markets valued at £691m in IPO
Fri 05 February 2016 09:37
(ShareCast News) - Spreadbetting firm CMC Markets has priced its London stock market listing at 240p a share, giving the group a market capitalisation of around £691m and at the lower end of the 235p-275p range.
ArcelorMittal slumps on full year loss, capital raising
Fri 05 February 2016 08:47
(ShareCast News) - Shares in ArcelorMittal slumped on Friday after the steel giant reported a loss of $7.9bn (£5.4bn) for 2015.
Rising US sales nudge Toyota's quarterly profit higher by 4.7%
Fri 05 February 2016 08:16
(ShareCast News) - Toyota Motor Company's quarterly profit rose 4.7% on the back of rising sales in the US.
Former BoE Governor joins Aston Villa board
Fri 05 February 2016 08:10
(ShareCast News) - Former Governor of the Bank of England Lord Mervyn King has joined the board of directors at Aston Villa Football Club.
Grainger takes further steps to exit German business
Fri 05 February 2016 08:08
(ShareCast News) - Grainger has sold its stake in its FRM German residential rented portfolio and its German business platform to Heitman for €124m (£94m).
Voltaire to step down from Randgold Resources board
Fri 05 February 2016 07:59
(ShareCast News) - Randgold Resources non-executive director Karl Voltaire will retire from the board in May, the FTSE 100 company announced on Friday.
Halma acquires US-based CenTrak
Fri 05 February 2016 07:46
(ShareCast News) - Halma made a fresh foray into the United States on Friday, acquiring Pennsylvania-based CenTrak from private shareholders.
Centrica sells wind farms to consortium
Fri 05 February 2016 07:40
(ShareCast News) - Centrica and its 50% joint venture partner EIG Global Energy Partners have agreed a sale of the Glens of Foudland, Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind farms (GLID) to a consortium.
Just Eat expands international footprint
Fri 05 February 2016 07:32
(ShareCast News) - Just Eat has ordered four online takeaway food businesses in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Mexico for a total of €125m (£94.7m).
Upstream production up, profits down at BG Group
Fri 05 February 2016 07:16
(ShareCast News) - BG Group was doing all it could in 2015 to offset commodity price falls, it revealed in its final results on Friday, with revenue and earnings down significantly on the prior year.
INPP wins Ofgem approval to run Yorkshire's Westermost Rough windfarm
Thu 04 February 2016 15:48
(ShareCast News) - Energy regulator Ofgem has given the green light to International Public Partnerships (INPP) and its consortium to operate the 210 megawatt Westermost Rough wind-farm eight kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire.
Barclays said to hand over Qatar documents to SFO
Thu 04 February 2016 15:29
(ShareCast News) - Barclays has reportedly agreed to hand over internal documents to British prosecutors, a move that could end a drawn-out investigation into a 2008 fundraising involving Middle Eastern investors.
Death sentence for London mega gay sauna
Thu 04 February 2016 14:22
(ShareCast News) - One of London's gay institutions was handed its death sentence on Thursday, with the Chariots Roman Spa sauna in Shoreditch to make way for a luxury development.
ConocoPhilips slashes dividend in face of uncertain outlook for commodities
Thu 04 February 2016 14:20
(ShareCast News) - Conoco Philips slashed its dividend payout by two-thirds and unveiled new reductions to its capital investment programme as well as cost cuts alongside its fourth-quarter results.
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|FTSE Small Cap||4,324.42||+0.10%|
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|Paris CAC 40||4,200.67||-0.66%|
|Standard Chartered plc||453.05||+3.57%|
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