London close: Traders bide their time ahead of US jobs data
Acting as a backdrop, traders continued to closely monitor the worsening security situation in the Gaza strip and Ukraine.
FTSE 100 movers: Reckitt Benckiser up on plan for drugs arm
Household goods group Reckitt Benckiser climbed after it unveiled plans to hive off its drug arm into a separate UK-listed company.
BSkyB invests a further $400,000 in Jaunt
British Sky Broadcasting Group has made an equity investment of around $400,000 in Jaunt, a US early-stage technology company that specialises in video capture and display.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Murdoch raises cash with Sky merger
Visitors enter the German headquarters of British Sky Broadcasting in Unterfoehring, Germany.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) $9B Deal Is Brilliant: Ed Lee
In its popular programming segment, " In The Loop ," Ed Lee of Bloomberg TV analyzed Rupert Murdoch-led Twenty-First Century Fox Inc 's announcement that it has entered into agreements to sell part of its European Pay TV investments to British Sky Broadcasting Ltd for a $9 billion, and how this move is going to increase the FOX) to sell part of its ... (more)
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc's "Add" Rating...
's stock had its "add" rating restated by investment analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Friday.
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc's "Neutral"...
's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by equities research analysts at Westhouse Securities in a research note issued to investors on Friday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Murdoch Rule of Europe Sky Complete as Ambition Pays Off
Rupert Murdoch and his son James have spent years cobbling together a pay-TV empire stretching from Manchester to Munich to Milan, but the family's ambition of bringing it all under one roof foundered after a 2011 phone-hacking scandal that tarnished the Murdoch name.
The Washington Post
Murdoch to Sell Italy, German Pay-TV Stakes for $9 Billion
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. agreed to sell its pay-TV businesses in Italy and Germany for more than $9 billion, gaining funds to raise an $80 billion takeover bid for Time Warner Inc. British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc, which is 39 percent owned by Fox, will acquire Fox's wholly owned Sky Italia unit for 2.07 billion pounds in cash plus ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Will British Sky Broadcasting (BSYBY) Stock Be Helped By European...
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Friday preview: BSkyB expected to announce Sky Europe deal
British Sky Broadcasting will be in focus on Friday as it is expected to confirm a A 10bn deal to create Sky Europe as it releases its full-year results.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Washington Post
BSkyB Must Pay Premium on Sky Deutschland Shares, Investor Says
British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc must pay more than Sky Deutschland AG's market price to reflect growth prospects if it wants minority owners to tender stock, one of the German pay-TV company's largest investors said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Nomura Reiterates "Reduce" Rating for British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc in a research note on Monday.
Julius Baer Profit Surges, Philips Net Plunges on Sales
BskyB acquired 70% stake in Love Productions. Julius Baer net surged 56% to 178.3 million francs.
Wall Street Journal
BSkyB Buys Majority Stake in U.K. Production Company
Satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC said Monday it has bought a majority stake in the television production company behind shows such as the Great British Bake-off and Great British Sewing Bee for an undisclosed sum.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Fox Asset Sales Would Allow Murdoch To Raise His Time Warner Bid To $100 Per Share
Fox is close to an agreement to sell stakes in two European pay-TV companies, Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland, to British Sky Broadcasting for $13.5 billion, Bloomberg's This cash infusion could allow Fox to raise its bid for Time Warner to about $100 a share without taking on any new debt or issuing new shares.
Report: BSkyB to close on Sky Deutschland, Italia deal
British Sky Broadcasting may announce a deal within the next two weeks entailing the purchase of 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland and 57% stake of Sky Italia, Reuters reports quoting the Sunday Times .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
BBC and ITV make headlines in US
First the independent commercial service ITV ....Liberty Global to buy stake in British Broadcaster ITV.
FTSE 100 movers: Barratt Developments, GKN, Royal Mail
Housebuilder Barratt Developments was leading the fallers after Liberum downgraded the stock to 'hold' and slashed its target price from 468p to 387p.