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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

BP PLC

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  • The Daily Telegraph: BP's investigation of its disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico blowout did not address the impact of cost overruns on the well, a BP executive said on Thursday, in the final day of testimony this week in the massive civil trial over the spill
  • Forbes: TNK-BP, the Russian venture of the British oil giant and Russian investors, saw its profits fall by 13% last year to $7.5 billion, even as oil prices rose

Diageo PLC

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  • NDTV: Fair trade regulator, Competition Commission of India, has approved the $2.05 billion takeover of United Spirits by UK-based liquor major Diageo

Experian PLC

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  • RFP Connect: Experian launched its consumer credit bureau providing consumer credit reports to financial institutions, telecommunication and utility providers in Australia

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • Daily Political: GlaxoSmithKline was downgraded by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley to an “underweight” rating in a report issued on Thursday

Howden Joinery

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  • Business Week: Howden Joinery Group advanced 12% to 214 pence on Thursday, its highest price since at least 1992, as it posted full-year pre-tax profit of £112.1 million, beating analysts’ forecast for £109.4 million
  • Jags Report: Howden Joinery Group’s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by analysts at JP Morgan Chase in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Bloomberg: HSBC’s pretax profit will rise 7.4% to $23.5 billion when Europe’s biggest bank reports earnings on March 4, according to the median estimate of 26 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg
  • Bloomberg: Robert Schmieder has left his job as a Latin America corporate credit analyst at HSBC Holdings, according to two people familiar with the matter

ITV PLC

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  • Bloomberg: ITV advanced 4.4% to 124.2 pence, after it announced plans to pay a special dividend for a total amount of 156 million pounds after profit rose 8.1% last year

Legal and General Group PLC

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  • Jags Report: Legal & General Group’s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by analysts at Citigroup in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday

Lloyds Group PLC

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  • 4-traders: Lloyds Banking Group will allocate around $1.97 billion to its Payment Protection Insurance mis-selling fund, taking the compensation bill for the bank up to £6.5 billion
  • The Daily Telegraph: The head of Lloyds Banking Group has promised to lend at least £5 billion to its one million small business customers this year as part of a pledge to give them "all the support they need"

National Grid PLC

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  • Fox Business: National Grid may sell a hybrid bond after investor meetings in Asia and Europe starting 4 March, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday
  • PR Week: National Grid has restarted its review for its approximately $13.7 million a year stakeholder roster after an agency complaint

Prudential PLC

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