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All the news from across the web about the companies featured in Citywire's Top Stocks.

 
Citywire Top Stocks Daily News Digest

All the news from across the web about the companies featured in Citywire's Top Stocks

AstraZeneca PLC

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  • Daily Mail: AstraZeneca has unveiled a global deal to develop a cancer treatment drug with Hutchison China MediTech and bought options on a potential new class of diabetes pills from Astellas Pharma

Barclays PLC

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  • Bloomberg Businessweek: Barclays and Bank of America opposed a bid by Lehman Brothers Holdings to stop them from transferring a stake in Archstone to a company founded by Sam Zell

BG Group PLC

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  • The Hindu: BG Group is working overtime to divest its little over 65% stake in India's largest and oldest private sector city gas distribution company, Gujarat Gas
  • UPI: Authorities in Algeria said BG Group was allowed to increase its stake in a natural gas project with Gulf Keystone out of the picture

BP PLC

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  • BP PLC: BP will be putting another $15 billion into several projects due to begin in Angola, the second largest African oil producer after Nigeria

Burberry Group PLC

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  • The Independent: Burberry climbed 17 pence to 1,168 pence Wednesday as it entered into talks with Inter Parfums over their licensing deal that could see the luxury brand buy back the license from the perfume maker

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • PBR: ProteoTech has entered into a drug development agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (China) to develop therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Bloomberg: HSBC has agreed to sell its Japanese private banking business to Credit Suisse; the unit had assets under management of $2.7 billion as of 31 October

Kenmare Resources PLC

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  • Dredging Today: Kenmare Resources has placed a multi-million rand order with Weir Minerals Africa for 32 pumps for the expansion of its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique
  • Financial Times: Kenmare Resources leapt 8.8% to 42½ pence Wednesday on news that sector peer Sierra Rutile had presold its entire production capacity for the first quarter of 2012 for more than twice what analysts expected

Lloyds Banking Group PLC

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  • Financial Times: Lloyds Banking Group ended 5.6% higher at 25 pence Wednesday after Exane BNP Paribas turned positive on valuation grounds
  • Financial Times: LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds, has completed the management buy-out of Benson Group, manufacturer of printed folding carton and sleeve packaging

National Grid PLC

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  • Financial Times: National Grid’s subsidiary, NGG, has been fined £4.3 million for creating delays in tackling gas escapes last winter

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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