Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘British government’

Tobacco Kings lose the foothold: British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS) falls, Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) crawls

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

The British government is going to prepare a new bill, smoking impairs the rights of citizens. Most cigarette makers oppose the new law. The experts say, that the new law could be very dangerous.

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Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) is ready to rise in price sharply

Monday, August 9th, 2010

One of the leading British banks Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY), 40% owned by the British Government, said that its profit amounted to £ 1,6 billion ($ 2.5 billion) the first half of 2010. The figure above forecasts of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg, the expected profit at £ 620-700 million ($ 1-1,1 billion).

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Recession in the UK: the history repeating…

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

In 1970 I was 6 years old and I remember very little of that time. The collapse of the Beatles walked me to a party, as well as the football World Cup in 1970, and I have only vague memories of that year held a general election, when a Mr. Heath has changed some of Mr. Wilson. The only event that made an indelible impression on me, was the first manned landing on the moon. I still remember those grainy photographs taken in 1969 when Neil Armstrong uttered his now famous words. Then I decided that I would be an astronaut. Then I grew up.

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Lloyds Banking Group PLC began to reduce its staff massively

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Lloyds Banking Group PLC has become one of the leading blue chips at the UK stock market. Lloyds Banking Group has completed the bidding at 56.96 points, gaining +2.19 points, or 4.00%. British banking group Lloyds Banking Group PLC cuts 650 jobs in the UK.

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Dow Jones Industrial have lost support suddenly and fears of the red zone

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The DJIA began to rally from the very start trading the U.S. stock market, but after crossing the equator Dow index abruptly began to lose purchased points. Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 9,719.10 points. Green zone Dow index added +32.62 points. At the same time, strong growth showed the European stock market. European share indexes have grown on the bidding results on Tuesday, July 6. The favorable impression on the investor made a comment regarding Australia’s central bank’s prospects of economic recovery.

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Lloyds plans to sell its unit for 332 million pounds

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Lloyds Banking Group, 41% of the shares of which belong to the British government intends to sell the investment division of Bank of Scotland Integrated Finance to private equity firm Coller Capital for 332 million pounds ($ 504 million).

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Stoxx Europe 600 fell down today, as Commerzbank and Credit Agricole have new problems

Monday, July 5th, 2010

European stocks fell amid concern over the economic outlook. Trading volume was quite low due to the fact that the U.S. now trades do not take place because of the holiday on the occasion of Independence Day. Pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.2% to 236.88 points, the British FTSE 100 – on 0,3% to 4,823.53 points, Germany’s DAX – on 0,3% to 5,816.20 points, the French CAC-40 – by 0,5% to 3,332.46 points.

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U.S. stocks: day of joy and a week of losses for the Dow Jones Industrial

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Dow Jones Industrial Average won the fight but lost a week-long battle. Trading in the U.S. on Friday, June 25 ended primarily due to growth of stock indices shares of financial companies. Investors are pleased with the fact that concerted Senate and House of Representatives of the Draft Law on the regulation of the financial sector was not as tough as expected. But the following week, the indices fell.

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Dow Jones Industrial continues suffering from bad local data

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Dow Jones Industrial is fallind deeper in red zone. Traders can’t take a serious transaction, so the support level for the Dow index drops. Dow index is 10,283.66 points. Yesterday’s stock market session on the U.S. shifted its focus areas. During the day we noted the rise of the index S & P500, represents the combined value of shares of the 500 tons the largest U.S. companies, to mark 1,130 points, which corresponded to 50% bounce from the bottom (1040) for the Fibonacci sequence. DJIA is waiting for a good news.

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George Osborne gives hope for the growth of stock markets today

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Stock markets in Asia and Europe began to grow. The level of support for the index remains high. Good news came from Britain. The head of the British Treasury George Osborne said that he was going to raise taxes on banks, while reducing expenditures on social programs, and salaries of civil servants, in order to reduce the budget deficit and keep the country’s economic recovery.

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