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Press round-up

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Auditors, Brexit, EU tariffs, Uber
    Thu 18 April 2019 07:07
    (Sharecast News) - The competition watchdog has called for the Big Four auditors to split their auditing and consulting operations to address "serious" issues in the disgraced accounting sector, but stopped short of calling for a full break-up. Deloitte,
  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: Asda, Intel, Netflix, Mastercard
    Wed 17 April 2019 07:30
    (Sharecast News) - The global financial system faces an existential threat from climate change and must take urgent steps to reform, the governors of the Bank of England and France's central bank have warned, writing in the Guardian. In an article publish

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Company news

  • Canada's Canopy Growth to buy Acreage for $3.4bn
    Thu 18 April 2019 15:45
    (Sharecast News) - Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth has agreed to buy US-based Acreage for $3.4bn when the production and sale of cannabis becomes legal in the US.
  • Petrofac tumbles after Iraq walks away from contract talks
    Thu 18 April 2019 15:41
    (Sharecast News) - Petrofac shares tumbled on Thursday on the back of reports that the Iraqi oil ministry had ended negotiations over the Ratawi gas hub.
  • Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher steps down
    Thu 18 April 2019 15:21
    (Sharecast News) - Debenhams said on Thursday that chief executive officer Sergio Bucher has decided to leave the company following its refinancing.
  • Avast Q1 revenue rises, FY outlook reaffirmed
    Thu 18 April 2019 09:18
    (Sharecast News) - Cybersecurity firm Avast posted a rise in first-quarter revenue on Thursday as it reaffirmed its full-year outlook.
  • Segro to redeem £250m-worth of bonds
    Thu 18 April 2019 08:32
    (Sharecast News) - Segro on Thursday gave notice to the holders of £250m-worth of 5.625% bonds due in 2020 that it will fully redeem all of the loans outstanding on 3 May.

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Directors' dealings

  • Director dealings: Schroders CFO offloads shares
    Thu 18 April 2019 15:04
    (Sharecast News) - Schroders chief financial officer Richard Keers disposed of 24,181 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed global investment manager on Thursday.
  • Director dealings: Asos co-founder lowers stake
    Wed 17 April 2019 16:13
    (Sharecast News) - Asos co-founder Nick Robertson disposed of 410,000 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed online retailer on Wednesday as part of an effort to fund his £70m divorce settlement.

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Sector review

  • Sector movers: Oil services slide, personal goods rise
    Thu 18 April 2019 14:33
    (Sharecast News) - On the last day of trading before the long Easter weekend, investors hunting for golden eggs found two in the personal goods sector, while the oil services sector was stunk out by one rotten egg.
  • Sector movers: Retailers on the rise
    Tue 16 April 2019 15:50
    (Sharecast News) - London markets were lifted by a real mix of sectors on Tuesday as various European markets notched up fresh six-month highs.

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