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(ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open higher on Monday, rebounding from Friday's losses.
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(ShareCast News) - BT Group has confirmed reports that it is on the hunt for a new Group Finance Director. 36 minutes ago
(ShareCast News) - Google is developing a new virtual-reality headset for smartphones, and adding extra support for the technology to its Android operating system, as it challenges Facebook's Oculus for an early lead in Silicon Valley's latest platform war. The new headset will be a successor to Cardboard. the cheap-and-cheerful mobile VR viewer that Google launched in 2014, and feature better sensors, lenses and a more solid plastic casing, said people familiar with its plans. The smartphone-based device will be similar to the Gear VR, a collaboration between Samsung and Oculus that went on sale to consumers late last year. - Financial Times 34 minutes ago
(ShareCast News) - US stocks declined on Friday as the non-farm payrolls report revealed employers added less jobs than expected in January. 9 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - The key risk event over the coming week is expected to be Wednesday´s Humphrey Hawkins testimony from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen before the US House of Representatives´ Financial Services Committee. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - HSBC's board is expected to come to a decision on the location of its headquarters in the coming days after an unexpectedly long-running review of the future of the British-based bank. Bosses launched the review last year and initially expected to reach a conclusion by the end of 2015. Investors are increasingly convinced that the bank will not quit the UK. - The Sunday Telegraph 11 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Tritax Big Box REIT is well-placed to capitalise on the trend towards more centralised logistics in the retail sector. 12 hours ago
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