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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

Barclays PLC

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  • Financial Times: Bob Diamond is threatening to reveal potentially embarrassing details about Barclays’ dealings with regulators if he comes under fire at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday over the Libor rate-setting scandal
  • The Daily Telegraph: Barclays has said it will publish a report into how staff attempted to manipulate Libor as it attempts to repair its reputation
  • Daily Mail: Barclays’ shares rose 3% in London on Monday as chairman Marcus Agius's decision to step down in the wake of the rate-rigging scandal was backed by investors

BP PLC

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  • MarketWatch: BP faced new demands on Monday to release emails about a failed Arctic oil alliance with Rosneft that has led to a $12.5-billion shareholder suit
  • Reuters: TNK-BP, which is 50%-owned by BP, has sent requests for a $500 million syndicated loan to international lenders
  • RT: BP will not take part in Gazprom’s Nord Stream pipeline project that will deliver Russian gas to the UK, due to its stand-off with Russian partners in TNK-BP

Centrica PLC

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  • Reuters: Centrica intends to sell at least 30% of its day-ahead electricity generation on the openly traded N2EX exchange

Diageo PLC

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  • The Courier: Diageo's plans for a £150 million bonded warehouse which could create up to 200 long-term construction jobs have received support of Cowdenbeath area councillors

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • Financial Times: GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to pay a record $3 billion to settle US regulators’ charges of aggressive marketing and the selective use of data from clinical trials in its promotion of drugs
  • Reuters: GlaxoSmithKline’s experimental once-daily lung drug LAMA/LABA showed positive results in four late-stage trials in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • The Independent: George Osborne, the Chancellor, was wrong when he declared last week that HSBC was under investigation over Libor fixing, it emerged on Monday

Legal & General Group PLC

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  • Professional Pensions: The Co-operative Group has appointed Legal and General to administer the defined contribution section of its revamped pension scheme

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Fox: A Brazilian judge has ordered Shell and BASF SE to pay $500 million in compensation for hundreds of ex-workers suing for damages in a suspected plant contamination case
  • The Wall Street Journal: Shell has agreed to sell its stake in its most prolific Nigerian oil block to Shoreline Natural Resources in an $850 million deal
  • Bloomberg: Shell has fulfilled one of the final steps required for permission to drill exploratory wells in Arctic waters

Tullow Oil PLC

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  • Financial Express: Tullow Oil plans to close down Bangladesh operations by December 2012 as part of its divestment move of all its Asian assets

Unilever PLC

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  • NDTV: Hindustan Unilever has given a 23% pay hike to Nitin Paranjpe, CEO of the company; his remuneration for the year 2011-12 stands at $1.759 million

Vodafone Group PLC

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