BSkyB Loses Sports Channel Prices Appeal
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BSY.LN) Wednesday lost its appeal against a 2010 regulatory ruling that said the U.K. pay-television operator must charge rivals less for its premium sports content than it originally wanted.
Greece's Eurobank Makes Bid To Buy Credit Agricole's Emporiki
Greece's Eurobank (EUROB.AT) said Wednesday it has made a binding offer to buy Emporiki Bank of Greece (TEMP.AT), as the race to acquire the Greek unit of France's Credit Agricole SA (ACA.FR) turned into a three-way tussle.
British American Tobacco Buys Back 135,000 Shares
British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.LN) Wednesday said it purchased 135,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 3,446.4391 pence per share on Aug. 8.
Brazil's IC-Br Commodity Index Up 7.8% in July on Food, Energy
Brazil's monthly IC-Br commodities index, published by the central bank to track prices for a basket of basic goods, surged in July from June amid rising prices for food and energy.
DMCI Holdings to Acquire Remaining Shares of ENK for GBP49.8 Million
DMCI Holdings Inc. (DMC.PH) Wednesday said it along with D&A Income Limited will acquire the remaining issued and to be issued share capital of nickel production company ENK PLC (ENK.LN) for 49.8 million pounds.
News Corp. Adds Dutch Soccer Rights to Stable
News Corp. (NWS) on Wednesday acquired a majority stake in the Dutch company that owns the broadcasting rights to the top soccer league in the Netherlands, strengthening the media giant's dominance over European soccer broadcasting.
Express Scripts, Hewlett-Packard Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday
A few stocks are up on high volume today: Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today.
Express Scripts, Sirius XM Radio Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Wednesday
These stocks struck one-year highs: While trading on above-average volume, Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $59.50.
McDonald's, Polo Ralph Lauren Among Stocks Down on High Volume Wednesday
These are stocks that are down on high volume today: McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 9.6 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume.
NxStage Medical, Assisted Living Concepts Among Stocks setting 52-Week Lows Wednesday
Here are six stocks that fell to 52-week lows: While trading on above-average volume, NxStage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM) slipped today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $13.62.