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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

BG Group PLC

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  • Bloomberg: BG Group, Total SA and OAO Gazprom are among 13 companies interested in building a $400 million liquefied natural gas plant in Uruguay
  • StockMarketWire: Morgan Stanley downgrades BG Group from overweight to equal weight, target price cut from 1610 pence to 1450 pence

BP PLC

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  • Wink News: Leaders of Florida's 23 Gulf Coast counties want to stick together and fight for their share of a potential $5-$20 billion windfall from fines levied against BP and other companies involved in the massive 2010 oil spill
  • Reuters: The BP-led Azerbaijan International Operating Company cut its oil output by 11.6% in the first six months of 2012 to a 5-year low
  • Reuters: BP will later this month submit a plan to the Indonesian government to build a third liquefied natural gas train, estimated to cost $12 billion, at its Tangguh plant

BT Group PLC

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  • Fierce Telecom: BT Ireland has revealed plans to begin a Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) service trial in various Ireland markets with the aim of providing a VDSL-based 80 Mbps service for wholesale customers

Diageo PLC

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  • Hindustan Times: Diageo expects India to enter the list of top five markets for the company in another three years
  • PR Week: Diageo has launched a search for an agency to cover trade work for its entire range of brands including Smirnoff, Guinness and Bell's

First Quantum Minerals PLC

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  • Zambia Daily Mail: First Quantum Minerals is proposing the establishment of a multi facility economic zone in Kalumbila in Solwezi, which hosts the Sentinel mine

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • Fox: An experimental drug for treating severe asthma from GlaxoSmithKline nearly halved the number of attacks suffered by patients with a hard-to-treat form of the disease in a clinical study
  • Sydney Morning Herald: GlaxoSmithKline will sell the rights to several of its products in Australia to Aspen Pharmacare Holdings for nearly $270 million

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Financial Times: HSBC is withdrawing its cheap 2.99% five-year fixed-rate mortgage on Friday, a month after it was first launched to homebuyers
  • Reuters: Fitch Ratings has upgraded HSBC Bank Oman's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'A+' from 'BBB+'
  • The Guardian: Banks including Barclays as well as HSBC and RBS are reported to have received subpoenas from two US attorney generals, who are jointly investigating the alleged rigging of Libor
  • Daily Mail: British banks including HSBC and RBS face multi-billion dollar bills from a host of lawsuits linked to the US housing market collapse and dealings with fraudster Bernard Madoff

National Grid PLC

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  • Syracuse: The New York state Public Service Commission has ordered National Grid to pay $1.67 million to settle charges that for years it illegally provided gifts to PSC workers assigned to regulate the utility
  • Electric Light & Power: The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approved National Grid's proposal for a smart grid pilot program in Worcester

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Business Recorder: Shell Pakistan has posted after tax loss of $21 million in the half-year period ended 30 June, as against after tax profit of $14.9 million in the corresponding period in 2011
  • Channels: The Shell Petroleum Development Company has confirmed a pump failure at their facility in Niger Delta, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Smith & Nephew PLC

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  • Mass Device: UK regulators issue draft guidance on Smith & Nephew's Exogen ultrasound bone fracture healing system for breaks older than 9 months

Unilever PLC

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  • The Guardian: Unilever has ended its sponsorship of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall annual commission that has produced some of the London gallery's most memorable exhibitions

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