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Citywire Top Stocks Daily News Digest

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

AstraZeneca PLC

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  • Fox Business: AstraZeneca said on Tuesday the Federal Court of Australia has found three patents protecting Crestor (rosuvastatin) to be invalid, but this decision doesn't have any impact on its financial guidance for 2013
  • The Hindu: AstraZeneca Pharma India has informed the stock exchange that its promoter AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals AB Sweden has decided to reduce its shareholding in the company to meet minimum public shareholding norm

BP PLC

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  • Bloomberg: BP will face a jury trial on 25 August 2014 in federal court in Houston on investors’ multibillion-dollar allegations that the company hid the true size of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to limit the effect on its stock price

Diageo PLC

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  • Economic Times: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said that United Spirits and Diageo have received all regulatory approvals for their deal under which the Indian spirits maker will sell 53.4% to the UK-based firm

First Quantum Minerals PLC

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  • MarketWire: The board of First Quantum Minerals has approved a final dividend of Cdn $0.1147 per share in respect of the financial year ended 31 December

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Reuters: HSBC Holdings has agreed to sell two portfolios of consumer loans in the US for $3.2 billion in cash as part of a strategy to slim down its US operations

Lloyds Group PLC

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  • UK Fundraising: Lloyds Banking Group is to grant £29.23 million to the four Lloyds TSB Foundations for 2013

Rio Tinto PLC

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  • Business Spectator: Rio Tinto is confident it can meet the June commissioning deadline for its Mongolian Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project, despite ongoing disagreements with the Mongolian government, according to The Australian Financial Review

Rotork PLC

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  • Financial Times: Delays to two contracts that were due to be booked in December resulted in Rotork’s revenues for the 12 months coming in at £511.7 million – up from £447.8 million a year ago but below analysts’ forecasts of £519 million

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Bloomberg: Shell plans to double the amount of liquefied natural gas available for trucks and marine vessels in North America after retail diesel prices reached a record

Vedanta Resources PLC

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  • Zee News: Cairn India, which has majority stakes of Vedanta Resources, is now ready to begin natural gas production from its prolific Rajasthan block in India and has sought government approvals to begin sale to consumers by month end

Xstrata PLC

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  • The Independent: Glencore's £56 billion merger with Xstrata is being held up by the Chinese government on concerns the resulting group could wield too much influence over China's copper market
  • Bloomberg: Xstrata said 2012 profit plunged 37% to $3.65 billion because of weaker commodity prices and higher costs

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dr. c. c. kuruvatti

Mar 06, 2013 at 09:16

Very useful as I always in favour of blue chips.

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