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Share Price: 171.58
Bid: 171.48
Ask: 171.52
Change: 4.92 (2.95%)
Spread: 0.04 (0.02%)
Open: 166.06
High: 176.18
Low: 164.66
Yest. Close: 166.66
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INSIGHT-For nuns and analysts alike, bank commodity earnings are a mystery

By Cezary Podkul NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - When the Reverend Seamus Finn got an email from Goldman Sachs last week, the giant Wall Street bank was addressing an issue that was already on his mind. "We were getting ready to go back to them and talk to them about commodities anyway,"

1 Aug 13 04:59

American Securities explores sale of General Chemical-sources

By Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - Private equity firm American Securities LLC is exploring a possible sale of specialty chemicals manufacturer General Chemical Corp that could fetch more than $1 billion, three people familiar with the matter said this week. The Parsipp

31 Jul 13 21:55

London close: Stocks rally on US data as eyes turn to Fed

After a cautious start, the FTSE 100 rallied strongly in afternoon trade following some strong economic data from the US, though markets pulled back slightly from their intraday highs by the close as investors awaited a key policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. London's benchmark index fini

31 Jul 13 16:39

FTSE 100 movers: Investors toast solid annual results from Diageo

Diageo, the beverages company behind the Guinness, Baileys and Smirnoff brands, was a high riser on Wednesday after delivering a solid five per cent increase in full-year net sales, driven by strength in the North American and spirits markets. Drinks company SABMiller was also making gains. Centric

31 Jul 13 15:11

London midday: Markets celebrate fall in Eurozone unemployment

A fall in unemployment in Europe and some well-received corporate earnings pushed the FTSE 100 into positive territory on Wednesday morning, as traders showed optimism ahead of a policy announcement by the Federal Reserve later this evening. Some 24,000 fewer people were without a job in the Eurozo

31 Jul 13 12:03

UPDATE 1-New bank Aldermore eyes acquisitions as profit surges

* Operating profit increases to 9.2 mln stg * Gross lending up 34 percent to 2.7 bln stg * Bank targeting acquisitions to accelerate expansion By Matt Scuffham LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - New British bank Aldermore reported a surge in profit in the first half and said it w

31 Jul 13 11:21

UK bolsters consumer safety in financial products

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Four British consumer and business bodies have taken legal steps that could compel the regulator to take swift action to end scams after years of financial product mis-selling. In a bid to end the litany of mis-selling which stretches back to the 1980s with pensi

31 Jul 13 10:48

New bank Aldermore profits surge as lending expands

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - New British bank Aldermore reported a nine-fold increase in profit in the first-half of the year and increased the size of its balance sheet by a quarter to 3.2 billion pounds ($4.9 billion). Aldermore, founded in 2009, has established itself as one of the more c

31 Jul 13 09:23

London open: Markets flat as investors await FOMC, economic data

Markets in the UK opened broadly flat on Wednesday morning as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. All eyes will be on the Federal Open Market Committee as its two-day meeting comes to a close this evening. While few actually think that

31 Jul 13 09:06

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Barclays, BNP-Paribas, JP Morgan

The Bank of England has confessed to helping the Nazis sell gold plundered from Czechoslovakia months before the outbreak of the Second World War, The Telegraph revealed. Barclays plans to pay 511m pounds in new executive and staff bonuses along with raising 5.8bn pounds to address its capital sho

31 Jul 13 06:42

WRAPUP 1-U.S. deepens scrutiny of banks' roles in commodities

By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street banks face the prospect of increased scrutiny of their commodity businesses as U.S. regulators and lawmakers on Tuesday pressed for a closer look at their roles in owning warehouses and in trading everything from oil to metals

30 Jul 13 22:49

MF Global sues banks for restricting competition in CDS

By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - MF Global has sued 12 large banks, accusing them of restricting competition in the $25 trillion credit default swap market, the latest in a string of lawsuits alleging that banks impeded new entrants by blocking exchange trading of the contrac

30 Jul 13 21:21

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC examines trading rules as commodity crack-down heats up

By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The top U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday she was examining insider trading rules for commodities, further stepping up scrutiny of Wall Street's role in trading anything from oil to metals. The move comes after JPMorgan Chase &

30 Jul 13 18:35

London close: Gains limited ahead of central bank decisions

Caution ahead of a number of central-bank policy decisions kept gains on equity markets to a minimum on Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 finishing slightly higher as traders digested a barrage of corporate earnings. The outcome of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting will be in focus on Wednesday, t

30 Jul 13 16:41

WRAPUP 3-Crackdown on risk hits Barclays, Deutsche

* Barclays needs to raise 12.8 bln stg, taps investors for 5.8 bln * Deutsche has earmarked 250 bln euros of assets that could be cut * Investors fear more banks will need to raise capital * Fitch says mid-sized Italian lenders likely to need more equity * UBS draws a line

30 Jul 13 16:38

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