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  • Oil prices won't top $100 in the next decade, OPEC predicts

    Monday 11 May 2015

    Crude will stay below the $100-a-barrel (bbl) level for at least the next 10 years, according to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
    The forecast, from a draft report of an OPEC staff meeting seen by The Wall Street Journal, suggests that the price of Brent will only be $76/bbl by 2025 in the most optimistic scenario.

    Its most pessimistic assumption, however, predicted that crude could drop to as little as $40/bbl within a decade.

    A delega…

  • Rate-hike guidance should remain cloudy, says Fed's Williams

    Monday 11 May 2015

    The Federal Reserve should not give financial markets an exact timing on the first increase in interest rates, according to the president of the San Francisco Fed John Williams.
    "My personal preference is that we don't have the most…

  • Greece completes latest payment to IMF

    Monday 11 May 2015

    Athens has issued an order for its latest debt payment of €754m to the International Monetary Fund to be executed.
    The news, first reported by Reuters, came ahead of Monday afternoon's meeting of Eurozone finance ministers.

  • Lord Sugar quits "anti-enterprise" Labour party

    Monday 11 May 2015

    Lord Sugar has quit the Labour party citing its "negative business policies and the general anti-enterprise concepts" as the reason behind his decision.
    The Apprentice host, who was appointed a peer in 2009 under the previous Labour…

  • Whistl sheds 2,000 staff after suspending "end-to-end" deliveries

    Monday 11 May 2015

    Whistl, a wholly owned subsidiary of PostNL, have sent 2,000 staff home from their west London, Manchester and Liverpool depots, after difficult postal market conditions pushed the company to halt its 'end-to-end' (E2E) delivery service.…

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Company Name Broker name Recommendation Price Price Target Broker Change
Centrica Deutsche Hold 241.10p 190.00p Reiteration
BT Group JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 413.35p 490.00p Reiteration
BT Group Credit Suisse Neutral 413.35p 400.00p Reiteration
BT Group Deutsche Sell 413.35p 390.00p Reiteration
BT Group Goldman Sachs Buy 413.35p 560.00p Reiteration
BT Group RBC Capital Markets Outperform 413.35p 550.00p Reiteration
Diageo Barclays Equal-weight 2,161.00p 2,150.00p Reiteration
Diageo Credit Suisse Outperform 2,161.00p 2,370.00p Reiteration

Director Deals

Date Company Name Ticker Director Trade Volume / Price Trade Value
29-Jul-16 Babcock International Group BAB Hardy, Roger Buy 10,417 @ 965.00p £100,524
29-Jul-16 Babcock International Group BAB Hardy, Roger Exercise of option 19,653 @ 965.50p £189,750
29-Jul-16 Babcock International Group BAB Hardy, Roger Sell 19,653 @ 965.50p £189,750
29-Jul-16 Centrica CNA Hester, Stephen Buy 20,700 @ 241.50p £49,990
29-Jul-16 Electrocomponents ECM Guerra, Karen Buy 8,500 @ 293.00p £24,905
29-Jul-16 Hammerson HMSO Bouchut, Pierre Buy 20,000 @ 554.04p £110,808
29-Jul-16 Laird LRD Parker, Michael Buy 33,945 @ 292.39p £99,253
29-Jul-16 Laird LRD Read, Martin Buy 16,928 @ 293.80p £49,734

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