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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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  • The Daily Telegraph: Barclays has appointed City headhunters to find three new non-executive directors, as Sir David Walker looks to refresh the bank's board
  • Financial Times: Barclays and Credit Suisse are both preparing collateralised loan obligations for investment groups Pramerica and Cairn Capital

BP PLC

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  • Reuters: BP said it was reconsidering plans to drill for oil in Libya due to heightened security fears following an attack by Islamist militants on a gas plant in neighbouring Algeria earlier this month
  • The Scotsman: BP has removed all foreign nationals from its production facilities in Algeria, after the hostage crisis that claimed the lives of dozens of workers

Debenhams PLC

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  • Fiber2fashion: Sales of swimwear are up 51% in Debenhams compared to this time last year, with bikinis, swimsuits, beach hats and flip flops all being popular January purchases

Diageo PLC

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  • The Daily Telegraph: Diageo will signal this week that its £1.3 billion deal for a majority stake in Indian drinks giant United Spirits could be delayed until the second quarter of the year as it continues to negotiate with regulators

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Money News: HSBC has quietly amassed large amounts of silver bullion, according to a report from precious metals dealer report GoldCore

Imagination Technologies Group PLC

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  • Extreme Tech: Imagination Technologies has unveiled first ray tracing graphics cards

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Hurriyet Daily News: Turkish Petroleum Corporation plans to search for oil in the Black Sea with Shell
  • ABC News: A spokesman for the salvage of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge says salvers have not made a plan for moving the vessel from Alaska's Kodiak Island

Unilever PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Unilever said on Friday that it will close an Atlanta factory by the end of June, eliminating 125 jobs
  • The Jakarta Post: PT Unilever Indonesia has said that the recent hike in royalty fees payable to its Anglo-Dutch parent company, Unilever NV, will not dent the Indonesian subsidiary’s earnings
  • The Hindu: Hindustan Unilever has launched ultraviolet technology-based water purifier ‘Pureit Marvella UV’

Vodafone Group PLC

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  • Independent.ie: Operating profit at Vodafone's Irish arm jumped 12% to €114.5 million in the 12 months to the end of March 2012, but revenue was down by 2.7% to €1.13 billion in the period
  • Irish Times: Vodafone Ireland paid a dividend of €60 million to its global parent group last year

Xstrata PLC

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  • Financial Times: Mick Davis, the chief executive of Xstrata, has lost faith in the public markets as a place to fund entrepreneurial businesses, as the miner edges closer to completing its long-awaited deal with commodities trader Glencore
  • Bloomberg: Xstrata maintained the cost of its Las Bambas mine in Peru at $5.2 billion after raising it last year

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