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Monday 13 June, 2011

13-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 776.50 4.65% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1235.00 2.15% BARCLAYS PLC ORD 25P 260.35 1.50% G4S PLC ORD 25P 285.00
13-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Sprue Aegis plc 68.00 294.20% Ezybonds (UK) plc - 10p Warrants 3.75 150.00% NCI Vehicle Rescue plc 32.50 128.07% Oriental City Group Plc 0.23
13-Jun-2011 04:30 PM

Hargreave Hale AIM VCT 2 net asset value up

Hargreave Hale AIM VCT 2's net asset value per share rose to 107.92p in the year to the end of February - up from 102.43p last time. It says that after adjusting for the dividends paid, the total return since inception is 123.92 pence. The gain
13-Jun-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market WEATHER LOTTERY (THE) PLC ORD 0.1P 0.40 42.86% IPSO VENTURES PLC ORD 5P 1.37 9.60% FILTRONIC PLC ORD 10P 21.12 8.98% KEDCO PLC ORD EUR0.01 3.25
13-Jun-2011 04:20 PM

OFT clears Rentokil Initial-Connaught deal

The Office of Fair Trading has cleared Rentokil Initial's completed acquisition of the pest control, fire and water businesses of Connaught (Santia branded businesses). The OFT says it had decided, on the information currently available to it, not t
13-Jun-2011 04:08 PM

NCC Group schedules FY results

NCC Group - the international, independent provider of escrow and assurance - will publish its year results for the year to the end of May on 7 July. At 4:08pm: (LON:NCC) NCC Group share price was +1.5p at 555.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.
13-Jun-2011 04:00 PM

Caffyns' sale of Brighton site extended

The proposed sale of car dealer Caffyns' vacant freehold site in Brighton has been extended to the end of September. Caffyns exchanged contracts with Shell Trust (UK Property) for the sale of the site in Preston Road in March. This was conditional
13-Jun-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 781.00 5.26% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1242.00 2.73% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 47.86 1.83% INVENSYS PLC ORD 10P 302.85
13-Jun-2011 03:33 PM

Maple launches hostile bid for TMX

The Maple Group has launched a hostile bid for TMX. The group - set up by a Canadian consortium to counter TMX's planned merger with the London Stock Exchange - has made a C$3.7bn cash offer for a 70% stake in the Toronto stock exchange owner. Sto
13-Jun-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market KEDCO PLC ORD EUR0.01 3.12 8.33% OROGEN GOLD PLC ORD 0.1P 0.70 2.94% PARKWOOD HOLDINGS PLC ORD 1P 39.50 2.60% SHANTA GOLD LIMITED ORD 0.01P 28.00
13-Jun-2011 03:26 PM

BBC Television Centre up for sale

The BBC has put Television Centre in West London up for sale. The BBC said the main aim of the sale was to maximise the site's value to the corporation and licence fee payers. The 14-acre site, where 5,000 staff are based, is expected to be empty b
13-Jun-2011 03:10 PM

China bank lending falls in May

Lending by China's institutions fell to Yuan551.6bn in May - down from Yuan739.6bn in April, figures from the People's Bank of China show. Chinese authorities have been trying to rein-in lending in a id to slow the rise in property prices and c
13-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 783.50 5.59% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1251.50 3.52% INVENSYS PLC ORD 10P 303.95 2.17% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 47.99
13-Jun-2011 02:56 PM

Bank of England using Google to predict trends

The Bank of England is using internet search data to widen its understanding of unemployment, consumer spending and the housing market. Its quarterly bulletin concluded that the search data outperformed other traditional economic indicators. Using Goog
13-Jun-2011 02:31 PM

Carnival adjusts second half guidance

Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation & Plc has adjusted second half guidance. The group expects the revised impact from the prolonged conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa region, as well as the earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan, w
13-Jun-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ASTERAND PLC ORD 5P 11.50 8.29% PURSUIT DYNAMICS PLC ORD 1P 349.12 3.37% NEW WORLD OIL AND GAS PLC ORD NPV 7.62 3.25% INTERNATIONAL FERRO METALS LIMITED 18.62
13-Jun-2011 02:24 PM

Party conference fringe events boost for Dods

Dods remains confident that strong revenue growth in the digital information and intelligence and events portfolios will mitigate reduced activity levels in Civil Service-related areas. Chairman, Kevin Hand says activity levels in the first half of the y
13-Jun-2011 02:15 PM

Broker News & Views

Morgan Stanley downgrades Reckitt Benckiser from overweight to equal weight, target cut from 4,200p to 3,800p. JP Morgan stays overweight on Taylor Wimpey. UBS reiterates buy on Cobham, target price reiterated at 270p. Morgan Stanley reiterates overwei
13-Jun-2011 02:09 PM

Sir Harold Evans appointed Reuters editor-at-large

Thomson Reuters has appointed renowned journalist and author Sir Harold Evans as Reuters editor-at-large. Evans will moderate news-making conversations with global leaders and host live events that showcase Reuters world-class photojournalism. Reuter
13-Jun-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 784.00 5.66% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1253.50 3.68% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 47.97 2.06% INVENSYS PLC ORD 10P 303.45
13-Jun-2011 01:59 PM

Thai Airways to acquire 37 new aircraft

Thai Airways is to acquire 37 new aircraft over the next six years at a cost of Baht118.6bn. The airline plans to buy six Boeing and nine Airbus planes, at a cost of almost Baht50bn, and lease a further 22. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
13-Jun-2011 01:54 PM

VF Corporation buying Timberland for $2bn

VF Corporation - which owns Wrangler and The North Face - is buying Timberland. VF will pay Timberland shareholders $43 per share, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $2bn net of cash acquired. The merger agreement was unanimously
13-Jun-2011 01:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 12:00 and 13:00

Overall Market VIRIDAS PLC ORD 0.1P 0.83 6.41% GAME GROUP PLC ORD 5P 42.87 2.68% HMV GROUP PLC ORD 1P 8.61 2.01% IDOX PLC ORD 1P 22.62
13-Jun-2011 01:20 PM

Fitch affirms four Japanese non-life insurers' ratings

Fitch Ratings has affirmed four Japanese non-life insurers' insurer financial strength ratings and removed them 'rating watch negative'. A stable outlook has been assigned to each of the insurers. The rating action follows the release o
13-Jun-2011 01:14 PM

Barclays pledges 'no-quibble' PPI compensation

Barclays will compensate tens of thousands of customers who were mis-sold payment protection insurance on a 'no-quibble' basis. Barclays says it is the first bank to make such a move. Customers will be reimbursed the total value of their prem