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Sector movers: BP rally lifts oil stocks

The oil and gas sector is one of today's best performers, helped by a rally in BP shares. The oil giant has cancelled dividends for the rest of the year and agreed to a demand from US president Obama to put $20bn in an escrow account to cover claims resulting from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexic

17 Jun 10 11:59

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: SHARES GAINING

Stocks on the rise in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 1040 GMT [Dow Jones] BP's (BP.LN) establishment of a $20B escrow account for oil spill compensation claims is a positive s

17 Jun 10 11:40

MARKET TALK: BP Fund Should Offer Reassurance - C Stanley

1040 GMT [Dow Jones] BP's (BP.LN) establishment of a $20B escrow account for oil spill compensation claims is a positive step forward, says Charles Stanley. It may dissipate some of the political anger that has damaged BP's debt and equity rating. Adds the size of the fund and its independent admini

17 Jun 10 11:40

UPDATE: BP Shares Surge After $20B Oil Spill Fund Deal

(Updates throughout with analyst comment.) By James Herron Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--Shares in U.K.-listed oil giant BP PLC (BP.LN) jumped as much as 9.8% in London Thursday morning after the company struck a deal with the Obama administration a day earlier to set aside

17 Jun 10 11:26

BEFORE THE BELL: US Stock Futures Up On Spain Bond Auction

By Steve Goldstein U.S. stock futures rose Thursday as a largely successful Spanish bond auction helped cap worries over the euro while a flurry of U.S. economic data was on tap. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 42 points to 10386. S&P 500 futures rose 4.6 points to 1114.20

17 Jun 10 11:02

MARKET TALK: BP's $20B Oil Spill Deal Is Pragmatic - Citi

0935 GMT [Dow Jones] BP's (BP) deal with the Obama administration Wednesday to set up a $20Bln oil liability fund is a pragmatic and conservative approach to the company's woes, says Citigroup. "With net debt around $25Bln and estimated gross cashflow in excess of $70Bln in the 2011-2012 period, we

17 Jun 10 10:35

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: SHARES GAINING

Stocks on the rise in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0935 GMT [Dow Jones] BP's (BP) deal with the Obama administration Wednesday to set up a $20Bln oil liability fund is a pra

17 Jun 10 10:35

MARKET TALK: HansonWesthouse Upgrades BP To Buy

0932 GMT [Dow Jones] HansonWesthouse upgrades BP (BP) to buy from hold after the company dealt with near-term uncertainty over the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The establishment of a $20 billion oil spill fund, "will alleviate much of the political pressure that has been building in the US.

17 Jun 10 10:32

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: SHARES GAINING

Stocks on the rise in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0932 GMT [Dow Jones] HansonWesthouse upgrades BP (BP) to buy from hold after the company dealt with near-term uncertainty

17 Jun 10 10:32

Sonatrach Sends Pollution Barriers To Help Counter BP Spill

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Sonatrach Wednesday sent floating anti-pollution barriers to protect the U.S. Gulf coast at the request of BP PLC (BP), the Algerian state oil company said in a statement. Sonatrach is one of several companies helping the U.K. oil giant to contain the impact of a massive spil

17 Jun 10 10:22

MARKET TALK: Westhouse Securities Raises BP To Buy Vs Hold

0915 GMT [Dow Jones] Westhouse Securities upgrades BP (BP.LN) to buy from hold. Says this reflects the actions put into motion by the company Wednesday to address a significant portion of the near-term uncertainty regarding the impact of the oil spill on the company. Adds that the establishment of t

17 Jun 10 10:15

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: SHARES GAINING

Stocks on the rise in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0915 GMT [Dow Jones] Westhouse Securities upgrades BP (BP.LN) to buy from hold. Says this reflects the actions put into mo

17 Jun 10 10:15

MARKET TALK: BP's New Shackles Are Being Taken Positively

0859 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP.LN) +7.9% at 366, at the top of the FTSE 100 after the company agreed to set up a $20B escrow account to pay for claims related to the oil spill and suspend its dividend. "On the whole, these developments are a positive for BP as they add some certainty to a situation tha

17 Jun 10 09:59

MARKET TALK: Collins Stewart Upgrades BP To Buy From Hold

0841 GMT [Dow Jones] Collins Stewart upgrades BP (BP.LN) to buy from hold. Says the setting up of a $20B claims response fund and the cancelling of the dividend have clarified two of the most important issues which have been overhanging the shares. Adds some investors may prefer not to hold BP at al

17 Jun 10 09:41

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: SHARES GAINING

Stocks on the rise in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0841 GMT [Dow Jones] Collins Stewart upgrades BP (BP.LN) to buy from hold. Says the setting up of a $20B claims response f

17 Jun 10 09:41

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