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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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  • Bloomberg: The TNK billionaires, who agreed to sell out of their oil venture with BP for $28 billion, said they plan to invest most of the proceeds in Russia after President Vladimir Putin said he “hoped” they would
  • Scotsman: Russian oil giant Rosneft has signed two loan agreements with a group of international banks for $16.8 billion to finance the acquisition of a 50% stake in TNK-BP from BP
  • Bloomberg: BP has signed an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas from its Tangguh plant in Indonesia to the country’s state-owned electric utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara for 20 years
  • Bloomberg: BP and China International United Petroleum & Chemical Co., known as Unipec, bought East Siberia-Pacific Ocean, or ESPO, crude cargoes

Diageo PLC

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GlaxoSmithKline PLC

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  • TopNews: GlaxoSmithKline has recalled Asmol and Ventolin inhalers due to fears they may deliver inconsistent doses

HSBC Holdings PLC

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  • The Huffington Post: Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that HSBC cost them hundreds of millions of dollars in extra expenses and damage to their tax bases by aggressively signing minorities to housing loans that were likely to fail

Melrose PLC

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  • Bloomberg: Petroceltic International, which in August bought Melrose Resources for $267 million, plans to move to the main board of the London Stock Exchange in May

Micro Focus International PLC

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  • 4-traders: One of the subsidiaries of Micro Focus International has reached a definitive agreement with Progress Software for the acquisition of intellectual property and other assets and the assumption of liabilities associated with Progress's Orbix, Orbacus and Artix software product lines, for a total consideration of $15 million

Virgin Media INC

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  • Zolmax News: Zacks reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Virgin Media with a $38.00 price target on the stock

Vodafone Group PLC

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  • Zacks: Vodafone India seeks to extend its license for operation in three of its service areas — Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata
  • MoneyControl: Vodafone India has expressed concern over government's decision to put on the block all spectrum that is currently being held by telecom operators whose licences are expiring in 2014

Weir Group PLC

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  • Equities: The Weir Group has announced the lifting of a suspension of UK shale gas exploration

Xstrata PLC

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  • Wall Street Journal: Xstrata has raised its estimate for the initial cost of a planned copper-and-gold mine in Papua New Guinea; the initial cost will be US$300 million higher than had been estimated

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