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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

BP PLC

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  • Bellingham Herald: The US Senate overwhelmingly voted on Thursday in favour of returning 80% of the fines to be collected from BP for the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill to five states of Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Texas

Burberry Group PLC

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  • Financial Times: Burberry rose 4.9% to £15.08 on Thursday amid continued hopes of a tax cut on luxury goods imports to China

Centrica PLC

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  • Your Oil & Gas News: Centrica Energi has been granted consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea with the West Alpha mobile facility

First Quantum Minerals

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  • FP Investing: First Quantum Minerals rallied 2.9% in Canada after Germany reported a bigger increase in industrial production than most economists had forecast

Hunting PLC

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  • Hunting PLC: Hunting posted higher 2011 pre-tax profit from continuing operations of £38.8 million versus £33 million in the prior-year period

Imagination Technologies Group PLC

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  • RTTNews: Imagination Technologies said its Board remains confident that the group is on track for continued progress, with the full year results expected to show another good year of growth

Lloyds Banking Group PLC

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  • RTTNews: Imagination Technologies said its Board remains confident that the group is on track for continued progress, with the full year results expected to show another good year of growth

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC

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  • 4-traders: Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has commemorated the start of construction for a new London Heathrow Service Centre

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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  • Arab News: Shell has stopped buying Iranian crude to comply with Western sanctions and deliveries of oil under outstanding contracts will end within weeks
  • Reuters: Iraq's first post-Saddam energy project with an international oil major took a step forward Thursday, with Shell announcing a $63 million contract given to ABB Ltd
  • Bloomberg: Shell and US natural-gas producers said low prices may slow an expansion in North American onshore shale production

Shire PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Shire has received approval through the European Decentralised Procedure for an oral powder formulation of FOSRENOL (lanthanum carbonate)
  • Pharmaceutical Online: Shire is initiating two Phase 4 clinical trials to compare Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules, to Concerta (methylphenidate HCl) Extended-Release Tablets

Standard Chartered PLC

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  • Financial Times: Standard Chartered, UBS and Citic Capital are in discussions to invest in China Cinda Asset Management, a company created to clean up debt in China’s banking system

Unilever PLC

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  • Ward: Unilever is adopting an increasingly integrated approach to marketing, in recognition of the shrinking division between online and offline media

Vodafone Group PLC

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  • MENAFN: Vodafone has purchased 8.7 million of its ordinary shares of $0.11 3/7 each

Xstrata PLC

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  • 4-traders: Xstrata Coal has agreed to buy Canadian coal deposit from Talisman Energy for $500 million
  • Chicago Tribune: Glencore, days into a campaign to win approval from recalcitrant Xstrata shareholders for a $36 billion bid, is facing a stand off as naysayers dig in their heels and the trader warns it would walk away rather than overpay

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