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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

Afren PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Afren Plc jumped 9.1% to 114.3 pence in London on Tuesday amid speculation it may get a takeover offer from Exxon Mobil and Eni SpA

AstraZeneca PLC

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  • Courthouse News: A US federal judge shot down the latest attempt by AstraZeneca to block Food and Drug Administration approval of the generic versions of its antipsychotic drug Seroquel

Barclays PLC

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  • Fox: Barclays has agreed a resignation package with ex-chief executive Bob Diamond where he will forfeit up to $31 million in bonuses and incentives but receive a year's salary, pension and other benefits worth £2 million
  • Reuters: A trustee representing creditors of SemGroup LP sued Barclays Bank and Barclays Capital, seeking to be repaid a $143 million fee the bank collected when it took over the energy company's commodities trading positions during its 2008 collapse
  • The Guardian: Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King played a decisive role in forcing Bob Diamond to quit as the boss of Barclays, MPs were told on Tuesday
  • Financial Times: Top Barclays shareholders are demanding that the bank appoint an external chairman to repair its reputation
  • Daily Telegraph: After giving up bonuses worth £20 million, Barclays former chief Bob Diamond has reacted angrily to claims that he lied to MPs last week at the Treasury select committee

BG Group PLC

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  • Economic Times: India’s Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation led consortium is in final phase of negations to acquire BG Group's 65% stake in Gujarat Gas Company

BP PLC

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  • Daily Telegraph: BP has halted plans for a 100 million barrel oil development offshore Alaska, after safety standards introduced following the Gulf of Mexico disaster sent costs well above a planned $1.5 billion
  • Reuters: TNK-BP, half owned by BP, said on Tuesday its Venezuelan joint venture PetroMonagas has reached a targeted heavy oil output of 130,000 barrels per day

BT Group PLC

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  • Reuters: Fitch Ratings has affirmed BT Group's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB' with a Stable Outlook

Centrica PLC

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  • Reuters: Maintenance work that shut down Centrica's South Morecambe gas field since 14 June was extended by one day until Tuesday

Experian PLC

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  • MarketWatch: Experian was named in a suit filed on Tuesday in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida for alleged violations of the antitrust laws

Galliford Try PLC

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  • Proactive Investors: Galliford Try has reported an 11% jump in housing sales carried forward, which stood at £273 million at the end of the year till mid-June

National Grid PLC

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  • Reuters: The UK's National Grid expects gas demand to peak at 507 million cubic meters/day in the coming winter, 7% above its forecast for last winter
  • The Nation: The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board and Shell Petroleum Development have signed an agreement with five original equipment manufacturers which are set to invest $62 million in local components manufacturing in Nigeria in the next three years

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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