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Share Price: 167.84
Bid: 167.78
Ask: 167.86
Change: -2.50 (-1.47%)
Spread: 0.08 (0.05%)
Open: 170.94
High: 171.06
Low: 166.32
Yest. Close: 170.34
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UPDATE 1-China's Shuanghui to buy Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion

By Denny Thomas HONG KONG, May 29 (Reuters) - China's Shuanghui International agreed on Wednesday to buy Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion in cash, in a deal that will increase the flow of U.S.-made pork to the world's largest consumer of the meat. The agreement comes after Smithfiel

29 May 13 12:10

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Darty, UK banks, German banks...

Electricals retailer Darty could slash jobs in an effort to cut costs in its core French region as it copes with a weaker economy, The Independent reports. The Guardian says that Britain's 'Big Four' banks - comprised of Lloyds, HSBC, RBS and Barclays - will have cut 189,000 jobs worldwide in just

29 May 13 06:40

UK's Financial Ombudsman gets 2 million enquiries in 2012

LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) - Britain's Financial Ombudsman Service received over 2 million enquiries and complaints from customers of financial services companies last year, driven by cases relating to the mis-selling of loan insurance. The Ombudsman, which settles disputes where financial se

28 May 13 23:01

London close: Stimulus hopes drive triple-digit gains for FTSE 100

While hopes have now faded for a long-term continuation of stimulus measures in the US, speculation surrounding continued monetary easing in Europe and Japan sparked a huge surge on equity markets on Tuesday. After reaching a 13-year high on Wednesday, the FTSE 100 dropped sharply in the latter par

28 May 13 16:49

London midday: Stocks bounce back after recent sell-off

UK markets were registering impressive gains on Tuesday morning with hopes of continued monetary easing in the Eurozone lifting sentiment as stocks bounced back following last week's sharp sell-off. After reaching a 13-year high on Wednesday, the FTSE 100 dropped sharply in the latter part of last

28 May 13 11:20

London open: Stocks surge as markets play catch up after long weekend

UK markets surged in early trading on Tuesday with traders wasting no time in playing catch up as they returned to their desks following the three-day weekend. After reaching a 13-year high on Wednesday, the FTSE 100 dropped sharply in the latter part of last week on fears of a scaling back of stim

28 May 13 08:30

Barclays Australia CEO resigns - source

SYDNEY, May 28 (Reuters) - The head of Barclays PLC Australian unit, Cynthia Whelan, has resigned to take up a corporate role, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Jeff Deck, Barclays' Asia vice chairman, will take on the chief executive role in an interim capacity and te

28 May 13 00:28

RBS names former regulator Pain as head of conduct

LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - State-backed British lender Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed Jon Pain, a former director at the country's financial services regulator, as its new head of conduct, it said on Monday. Pain will join RBS from accountants KPMG in August as head of the bank's newl

27 May 13 10:21

UPDATE 1-3i grows infrastructure arm with Barclays fund purchase

* 3i hopes to raise new infrastructure funds * Assets include hospitals, schools, transport LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - 3i Group PLC is to buy the European infrastructure fund management business of British bank Barclays as part of a drive to boost its fee income from public-private pa

24 May 13 11:13

3i says to buy Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - 3i Group PLC is taking over the European infrastructure fund management business run by Barclays as part of a plan to boost fee income from public-private partnerships and energy investment projects. The private equity firm, which is aiming to become one of Europe

24 May 13 06:45

Dish adds Scotiabank to finance Sprint deal -sources

By Nicola Leske May 23 (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp has added Canada's Scotiabank to the four banks it had already lined up to finance its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter. Reuters reported on May 15 that Dish was working with

23 May 13 22:57

Barclays names Adam Yarnold head, US securitized product trading

By Adam Tempkin May 23 (IFR) - Barclays has appointed Adam Yarnold as head of US securitized products trading, according to a person with knowledge of the promotion. Yarnold will continue to be based in New York and report to Scott Wede, head of global securitized products trading at

23 May 13 19:38

UPDATE 1-Ghana cabinet approves $1 bln Eurobond for July - fin min

ACCRA, May 23 (Reuters) - Ghana's cabinet has approved a Eurobond issue of up to $1 billion tentatively scheduled for July, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said on Thursday. "Based on anticipated market conditions and financing needs, a transaction size of up to $1 billion was recommended to,

23 May 13 18:52

Set 15-year limit on firms' accountants, investors urge UK watchdog

* Pension, investment firms want audit tenure limit of 15 years * Say watchdog not doing enough to secure auditor independence LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - Pension and investment firms urged the UK's competition watchdog on Thursday to force companies to change accountants regularly, sa

23 May 13 17:06

Ghana cabinet approves $1 bln Eurobond for July - fin min

ACCRA, May 23 (Reuters) - Ghana's cabinet has approved a Eurobond issue of up to $1 billion which is tentatively scheduled for July, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said on Thursday. "Based on anticipated market conditions and financing needs, a transaction size of up to $1 billion was recomm

23 May 13 16:45

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