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Citywire Top Stocks Daily News Digest

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 Scotsman: Barclays is believed to be considering raising £2 billion to £3 billion to help beef up its balance sheet


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  • Fox Business: BP said on Monday it has successfully started-up oil production from new facilities at the Valhall field in the southern part of the Norwegian North Sea
  • Bloomberg: OAO Rosneft is seeking $13 billion of loans to help finance the second part of its acquisition of TNK-BP
  • Fox Business: BP on Monday confirmed the identities of three of its employees who were killed in the attack on the In Amenas gas facility in Algeria
  • Fox Business: BP said scheduled maintenance began last week at its Cherry Point refinery in Blain, Washington

Debenhams PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Debenhams, the second-largest UK department-store chain, dropped 2.9% on Monday after Morgan Stanley cut its rating of the shares

Diageo PLC

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  • Beverage Daily: Diageo has agreed to a form a 50:50 joint venture with DR Mallya to take over United National Breweries' traditional sorghum beer business in South Africa, with the UK company taking a $36 million stake

Experian PLC

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  • StockMarketWire: Brian Cassin, the financial director of Experian, has transferred in 30,663 shares in the company at a price of 0.00 pence; the director now holds 30,663 shares

First Quantum Minerals PLC

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  • Energy Business Review: Zambia-focused First Quantum Minerals is set to start the construction of a $230 million power transmission line from Lusaka West to Solwezi in North-Western Province

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • Fox Business: GlaxoSmithKline and Indian vaccines company Biological E have entered into an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture for the early stage research and development of a six-in-one combination paediatric vaccine to help protect children from polio and other infectious diseases

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • Fox Business: HSBC Bank has entered into a 10-year, $55 million agreement with AIG Europe for HSBC companies to distribute AIG non-life insurance products to customers in Turkey, France, and other countries in continental Europe as may be agreed
  • Bloomberg: HSBC Holdings, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Ltd and 13 other lenders will provide about $321 million of cross-border loans to companies in the Qianhai district of Shenzhen in China


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  • The Independent: London Television Centre was bought by ITV on Monday for £56 million
  • Hollywood Reporter: Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has inked a deal with ITV for the broadcast rights to upcoming drama The Americans

Lloyds Group PLC

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  • BBC: Lloyds Banking Group has been ordered to provide a substantial quantity of sensitive documents, including details of the Bank of Scotland Ireland bonus scheme, to lawyers acting for Chris Walsh, a Belfast property developer
  • UK Fundraising: Lloyds Banking Group is to donate an additional £1 million to the Bank of Scotland Foundation, doubling its grants for charities across Scotland to £2 million a year from 2014

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC

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  • Jags Report: Societe Generale reaffirmed its sell rating on shares of Rolls-Royce Holdings with a $13.88 price target on the stock

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Fox Business: The board of Spain's Repsol SA will analyse and likely approve at its meeting on Wednesday the sale of the oil company's liquefied natural gas assets to Shell, reports Cinco Dias in its Tuesday Internet edition
  • Financial Times: Shell has made its first move into plans to export liquefied natural gas from the US, joining a project planned by Kinder Morgan, the pipeline group, at Elba Island in Georgia
  • Turkish Weekly: Turkey’s state-run oil researcher TPAO prepares to search for oil in the Black Sea with Shell, after failed attempts by international energy companies

Vodafone Group PLC

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  • The Economic Times: Indian telecom tribunal TDSAT on Monday reserved its order over the plea of Vodafone seeking interim relief against the levy of one time spectrum fee by the government
  • Laser Focus World: Huawei and Vodafone announced the successful trial of 2 Tbit/s wavelength-division multiplexing fiber-optic transmission technologies on Vodafone’s live network

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