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S&P lowers rating on Astrazeneca, says outlook is negative

Friday 01 May 2015

Standard & Poor's has downgraded its rating on Astrazeneca to 'A-1' from 'A-1+', citing a negative outlook amid competition from generic drugmakers.

World markets

FTSE 100 | 6985.95 | +25.32
FTSE 100 Chart
FTSE 250 | 17468.27 | -6.36
FTSE 250 Chart
Dow Jones I.A. | 18090.45 | +66.39
Dow Jones I.A. Chart
Xetra DAX | 11619.85 | +165.47
Xetra DAX Chart
CAC 40 | 5081.97 | +35.48
CAC 40 Chart


Name Value Today Change Change %
FTSE 100 6986 25.32 0.36
FTSE 250 17468 -6.36 -0.04
FTSE 350 3838 11.43 0.30
FTSE Small Cap 4649 -6.45 -0.14
FTSE All-Share 3771 10.69 0.28
FTSE Fledgling 7627 -4.32 -0.06
techMARK 100 3856 14.16 0.37
FTSE AIM All-Share 753 -0.25 -0.03
FTSE AIM 50 3884 -3.59 -0.09
FTSE AIM 100 3405 -2.84 -0.08
CAC 40 5082 35.48 0.70
FTSE MIB Index 23217 171.65 0.74
Xetra DAX 11620 165.47 1.44
AEX Index 491 3.32 0.68
BEL 20 3673 -1.66 -0.05
S&P 500 2116 7.84 0.37
Dow Jones I.A. 18090 66.39 0.37
Nasdaq 100 4490 11.374 0.25


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Lloyds Banking Group 82.87p +7.09
Anglo American 1,165.00p +5.43
Vedanta Resources 656.50p +4.46
esure Group 227.70p +4.35
IP Group 205.10p +4.11
Rio Tinto 2,997.00p +3.88
Name Price %
RPS Group 204.70p -3.90
AL Noor Hospitals Group 870.00p -3.12
Greggs 1,156.00p -2.78
Allied Minds 635.00p -2.76
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group 1,034.00p -2.73
AO World 181.50p -2.68
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