Monday, 20 October 2014

London Stock Exchange

LSE Top 10 by Value Traded
RRRolls Royce Group832.0029,543,945108.5011.54%
LLD8LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ADS EACH REPR 1102.3833,870,00023.8830.41%
RDSAroyal dutch shell `a`shs2,1498,718,049834.02%
VODVodafone Group189.50144,439,6165.002.71%
SABSAB Miller3,2864,199,0421304.10%
RDSBroyal dutch shell `b`shs2,2415,486,155813.73%
GSKGlaxosmithkline Plc1,35514,448,910312.30%
BGBG Group1,06512,323,161353.40%
BPBp - British Petroleum Plc428.5047,852,7268.502.02%
BARCBarclays Bank213.1077,823,3555.202.50%
Latest News
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    18:03 | 20/10/14
    He has already raised hopes by promising to give several of the most significant ministries to nonpartisan experts, including the beleaguered energy ministry, the leaders of which were political appointees under Mr. Yudhoyono. Mr. Widodo said he would ... more»
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' finale recap: Stale with a side of tacky

    17:41 | 20/10/14
    The Star-Ledger
    Which leaves about 15 minutes - about 15 minutes too many - for Bravo to rehash Teresa and Joe Giudice's sentencing, and watch the others Housewives react in real time. With the ... "I am so adamant about good energy being there," Dina tells us. more»
  • Purdue Says Kentucky Suit Over OxyContin Could Be Painful

    17:30 | 20/10/14
    Purdue, which makes the best-selling painkiller OxyContin, has never gone to trial on a case of OxyContin abuse. It has won dismissals in more .... Kentucky, along with neighboring Tennessee and West Virginia, is among the top five states for ... more»
  • 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' Gets 'RIDONKULOUS' at PaleyFest

    17:07 | 20/10/14
    Yahoo TV (blog)
    The cast of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may be the friendliest in Hollywood. When the stars of ABC's comic-book drama took the stage at PaleyFest New York on Sunday, the joyful energy brought by Chloe Bennet (Agent Skye), Ming-Na Wen (Agent May), ... more»
  • Japan leads Asia stocks higher after US rebound

    16:45 | 20/10/14
    Bellingham Herald
    Indonesia's new president, who is inaugurated Monday, is likely to face less of a backlash if he pushes ahead with fuel subsidy cuts while the cost of imported oil is lower. more»
  • How to gain from falling crude prices

    16:11 | 20/10/14
    Economic Times
    Financial planners are of the view that debt fund investors should increase their allocation to longer-duration funds. "Over the last few years, Indian investors have not made money in debt funds for sustained periods, and have hence been content to ... more»
  • The Truth About Workplace Culture

    15:26 | 20/10/14
    Only in the business world do we delude ourselves about the energy fields around us, although we've evolved to notice and react to them. You can tell when you're alone on the street whether the people approaching you have bad intentions. You'd better ... more»
  • Back in Chicago, Barack Obama urges voters

    15:15 | 20/10/14
    CHICAGO - President Barack Obama came here Sunday night to encourage his hometown crowd to turn out to reelect Illinois Democrats, feeding off their energy even as his voice got hoarse. “Hello Chicago,” Obama shouted to the crowd of 6,200 gathered in ... more»
  • N1.3bn Debt: Court Stops Murtala's Son From Operating Bank Account

    15:15 | 20/10/14
    Leadership Newspapers
    Justice Saliu Saidu granted the mareva injunction while ruling on a debt recovery suit filed against Mohammed and his company, AMG Petroenergy Limited by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB). Specifically, the court warned the two defendants in the case not ... more»
  • On Iran: Congress, Please Step Aside

    15:03 | 20/10/14
    The National Interest Online
    Earlier this month, over 350 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed and sent a letter to Secretary Kerry expressing concern over Iran's missed deadline for the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) investigation into prior possible ... more»
  • NSE Index Declines by 5.5% as Market Follows Global Trend

    14:41 | 20/10/14
    THISDAY Live
    At the start of the session, renewed interest in Dangote Cement Plc saw the index trend above its previous close, but the underlying negative mood depressed the benchmark index to an intraday low of 39,543.34 points. more»
  • Intel Capital to shift focus on deep technology sectors

    13:45 | 20/10/14
    Economic Times
    The decision to switch lanes came about six-eight months ago, said Pradeep Tagare, director of Intel Capital in India. Last June, Intel created a $100-million (Rs 600-crore) global fund to finance perceptual computing projects, or those that use more ... more»
  • Scandal Over Brazilian Oil Company Adds Turmoil to the Presidential Race

    13:33 | 20/10/14
    New York Times
    Mr. Costa's testimony, which has been made public by the judge investigating his case, is upending an already tumultuous presidential race, subjecting Ms. Rousseff to questions about whether she knew of corrupt practices at Petrobras or was negligent ... more»
  • How Indian entrepreneurs are giving it back to the ecosystem

    13:22 | 20/10/14
    Economic Times
    "Our collective vision is to take the number of seed stage and Series A (first round of venture capital) deals in India from about 200 to over 1,000 in a couple of years," said Garg, 38. The growth in social media tools such as WhatsApp in the last few ... more»
  • In Tennessee, Time Comes for a Nuclear Plant Four Decades in the Making

    13:19 | 20/10/14
    New York Times
    The turbines, which convert steam from the reactor to mechanical energy that is turned into electricity, were replaced before they were ever used because newer designs are more efficient and durable. more»
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