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Monday 19 April, 2010

19-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 ROYAL BANK SCOT ORD 25P 50.40 4.35% AUTONOMY ORD SHS 1/3P 1777.00 2.13% LLOYDS GRP. ORD 10P 65.42 1.11% BR.AMER.TOB. ORD 25P 2170.50
19-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

PLUSquoted Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

PLUS Market Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 04:34 PM

Ash cloud costing Thomas Cook £7m a day

Travel agent Thomas Cook estimates disruption to air traffic due to the ash cloud following the Iceland volcano is costing it around £7m per day. The firm says the precise financial impact is difficult to calculate at this point in time given the number
19-Apr-2010 04:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 15:00 and 16:00

Overall Market YCO GROUP ORD 0.35P 22.75 18.18% A.B.ENGINEERING ORD £2 117.50 14.63% PHYSIOMICS ORD 0.04P 0.25 8.51% ASIAN GRWTH ORD USD0.05 (DI) 27.75
19-Apr-2010 04:25 PM

Worsley joins British Portfolio Trust board

British Portfolio Trust has appointed Charles Worsley as a non-executive director. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 04:20 PM

Fidelity Special Values names new chairman

Fidelity Special Values has named Lynn Ruddick as chairman from 9 July - the day after Alex Hammond-Chambers retires. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 04:13 PM

Eatonfield chairman to retire

Eatonfield executive chairman Paul Williams will retire from the post from 31 May. Williams will continue in his role until close of business on that date to provide the company with the opportunity to appoint a suitable successor. Group chief executi
19-Apr-2010 04:00 PM

Greystar Resources sets date for AGM

Greystar Resources will hold its annual general meeting at the offices of Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP, Evergreen/Fir Boardroom, 30th Floor, 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, on 3 May at 2:00 p.m. PDT. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 ROYAL BANK SCOT ORD 25P 50.35 4.24% AUTONOMY ORD SHS 1/3P 1776.00 2.07% A.B.FOOD ORD 5 15/22P 960.50 1.11% LLOYDS GRP. ORD 10P 65.42
19-Apr-2010 03:54 PM

TEO first quarter revenues fall 6.4%

First quarter revenues at Lithuania's largest integrated telecommunication, IT and television services provider TEO fell 6.4% to LEL191,994,000. EBITDA for the period to the end of March fell 13.4% to LEL81,407,000 with margins down at 42.4% from 45
19-Apr-2010 03:43 PM

Synchronica's Colibria deal approved

Next-generation mobile messaging services provider Synchronica acquisition of Colibria's IMPS instant messaging business has been approved at a general meeting today (19 April). Chairman David Mason said: "The purchase of Colibria's instan
19-Apr-2010 03:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 14:00 and 15:00

Overall Market GROUPE EURO. ORD EUR0.4 7.67 13.55% OFF. HYDRO ORD 1P 14.50 7.41% SIMIGON ORD ILS0.01 (DI) 5.25 5.00% AVISEN ORD 5P 11.75
19-Apr-2010 03:29 PM

Autonomy to release Q1 results a day early

Autonomy Corporation will announce its first quarter results on 21 April - one day earlier than planned. It says this is due to management travel plans being changed by the ongoing flight disruptions following the Iceland volcano. Autonomy's expe
19-Apr-2010 03:25 PM

Empyrean pleased with Sugarloaf wells

Empyrean Energy is pleased with production at the Kennedy-1H and Weston -1H wells on the Sugarloaf project, Block B, in Texas. The Kennedy-1H well was the first to be brought on line following stimulation and has been on continuous production since 29 Ja
19-Apr-2010 03:12 PM

PKN ORLEN issues bonds to ORLEN Upstream

PKN ORLEN has issued PLN4m of short term bonds to its subsidiary, ORLEN Upstream. The bonds - which were issued in line with ta programme signed by PKN ORLEN and a syndicate of six banks in November 2006 - have a redemption date of 19 May. The bonds are
19-Apr-2010 03:10 PM

Slow recovery to continue, says Conference Board

The US Conference Board says the slow economic recovery should continue over the next few months. Its index of leading economic indicators rose 1.4% in March, marking 12 consecutive gains, following an upwardly revised increase of 0.4% in February. Conf
19-Apr-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 ROYAL BANK SCOT ORD 25P 50.10 3.73% AUTONOMY ORD SHS 1/3P 1780.00 2.30% BT GROUP ORD 5P 132.80 1.07% A.B.FOOD ORD 5 15/22P 957.50
19-Apr-2010 02:58 PM

LSR Group launches $773m offering

Russian property development firm LSR Group is launching an offering of up to $773m in the form of ordinary shares and global depositary receipts. The shares and GDRs will be offered via Streetlink which has also committed to subscribe to subsequent new
19-Apr-2010 02:52 PM

YouGov options exercised

Online polling firm YouGov is issuing 33,005 new ordinary shares following an exercise of options by an employee. This will take the number of ordinary shares in issue to 96,827,414. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 02:45 PM

Livermore holds nearly 22% of Atlas

Livermore Investments Group says it holds 21.71% of Atlas Estates which is subject to a £0.90 per share offer by Fragiolig. The offer values Atlas at around £42.17m. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 02:35 PM

Airport closures will hit Best of the Best revenues

The volcanic ash cloud which has closed many European airports will have a negative effect on Best of the Best's full year revenues and profits. The firm displays luxury cars as competition prizes within airport terminals and online. It says all of
19-Apr-2010 02:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 13:00 and 14:00

Overall Market TERTIARY MINS. ORD 1P 2.63 5.00% CHAPELTHORPE ORD 50P 24.00 4.35% RAM INVESTMENT ORD 1P 6.00 4.35% TOWER RESOURCES ORD 0.1P 1.45
19-Apr-2010 02:26 PM

Smith & Nephew sets date for Q1 results

Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, will be announcing its results for the first quarter ended 3 April on 6 May. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Apr-2010 02:23 PM

Frontline acquires two VLCCs

Tanker firm Frontline has bought two double-hull VLCCs - 'Callisto Glory' and 'Andromeda Glory'. The two 321,300 dwt vessels are built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea in 2009 and are of high specification.
19-Apr-2010 02:18 PM

Mercator Gold agrees SEDA with YA Global

Mercator Gold has entered into a standby equity distribution agreement for up to £4m with YA Global Master SPV. YA Global has agreed to purchase up to a maximum of £4m worth of Mercator Gold shares over a period of up to 30 months. Purchases will take p