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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 Guardian: Barclays’ former pay chief Alison Carnwath believed that former chief executive Bob Diamond should have received 'zero' bonus
  • BBC: Barclays has said staff at a Salford call centre marked for closure later in the year will be offered jobs in Liverpool or Sunderland

BP PLC

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  • The Christian Science Monitor: BP and Exxon Mobil are caught on opposite sides of the front line of the oil war between the Iraqi central government and the Iraqi Kurds

Experian PLC

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  • Daily Political: Experian’s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Jefferies Group; a $18.91 target price has been fixed on the stock

First Quantum Minerals PLC

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  • Fox Business: First Quantum Minerals on Wednesday called on Zambia to lift export levies on copper concentrates

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • Jags Report: Exane BNP Paribas reaffirmed their underperform rating on shares of GlaxoSmithKline with a $22.06 price target on the stock

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Prosecutors asked a federal judge to sign off on HSBC’s $1.9 billion settlement of charges that it enabled drug cartels to launder millions of dollars in trafficking proceeds
  • Reuters: HSBC pay chair says the bank will claw back some of the past bonuses following anti-money laundering penalties
  • Financial Times: HSBC has recruited a panel of experts to beef up its defences against financial crime, two months after the bank was fined almost $2 billion by US authorities
  • Bloomberg: HSBC Holdings’s agreement to sell a $7.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance, China’s second-largest insurer, to Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont is set to expire on Thursday
  • Reuters: HSBC Bank Oman posted a 62.7% slump in 2012 net profit to $15.1 million, hurt by integration costs and bad loans

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Financial Times: A Dutch court ruled on Wednesday that a subsidiary of Shell was partly responsible for oil pollution in the Niger Delta
  • Reuters: Shell will spend about two years and $410 million to explore the Yuzivska shale gas area in Ukraine and assess its reserves

Vodafone Group PLC

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  • Economic Times: Vodafone plans to dismiss 650 staff in its Spanish division, labour unions said on Wednesday, lower than the cuts of up to 1,000 initially expected
  • Bloomberg: Vodafone Czech Republic AS plans to cut 218 jobs, or about 10% of its workforce, Lidove Noviny reported, citing spokeswoman Alzbeta Houzarova
  • LiveMint: Vodafone India has called the spectrum auction guidelines illegal, discriminatory and contrary to the government’s earlier decisions
  • Fox Business: Vodafone Group has purchased 5 million of its ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange from Barclays Capital Securities at 172.6057 pence

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