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Thursday 18 August, 2011

18-Aug-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 CADBURY ORD 10P 0.00 0.00% LIBERTY INTL. ORD 50P 0.00 0.00% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC ORD 5 1035.00 -0.29% RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6415.00
18-Aug-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market One Media Publishing Group plc 3.00 33.33% Quercus Publishing plc 122.00 19.02% Fidelity Systems plc 6.38 15.91% Oriental City Group Plc 0.23
18-Aug-2011 04:30 PM

Jupiter European Opps beats benchmark

Jupiter European Opportunities Trust's net asset value per share rose by 36.3% in the year to the end of May. This compares with a 24.2% rise in its benchmark, the FTSE World Europe ex UK Index. At 4:30pm: (LON:JEO) Jupiter European Opportunitie
18-Aug-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market MATRA PETROLEUM PLC ORD 0.1P 0.98 8.89% COMS PLC ORD 1P 1.60 6.67% MEDIA CORPORATION ORD 1P 1.32 5.60% VICTORIA OIL & GAS PLC ORD 0.5P 4.01
18-Aug-2011 04:19 PM

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18-Aug-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6457.50 0.27% CADBURY ORD 10P 0.00 0.00% LIBERTY INTL. ORD 50P 0.00 0.00% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC ORD 5 1032.50
18-Aug-2011 03:48 PM

Flybe Nordic completes acquisition of Finnish Commuter Airlines

Flybe Nordic AB has completed the acquisition of Finnish Commuter Airlines. Flybe Nordic is a new joint venture between Flybe and Finnair. At 3:48pm: (LON:FLYB) share price was -5.75p at 147.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
18-Aug-2011 03:34 PM

US gas storage increases

US gas in storage rose to 2,833 bn cu ft as of 12 August. The Energy Information Administration says this represents a net increase of 50bn cu ft from the previous week. Stocks were 175 Bcf less than last year at this time and 73 Bcf below the 5-year a
18-Aug-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MWANA AFRICA PLC ORD 1P 5.00 4.60% ENCORE OIL PLC ORD 5P 45.12 3.44% PREMIER FARNELL PLC ORD 5P 177.00 2.31% INTERNATIONAL FERRO METALS LIMITED 17.00
18-Aug-2011 03:10 PM

Philly-Fed index falls to -30.7

Regional manufacturing activity has dipped significantly,according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's latest survey. Its broad indicators for activity, shipments, and new orders all declined sharply from last month. The survey's
18-Aug-2011 03:08 PM

US existing-home sales fall

US existing-home sales declined in July from an upwardly revised June pace but are notably higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors. Monthly gains in the Northeast and Midwest were offset by declines in the West and Sout
18-Aug-2011 03:06 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.5%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.5% in July to 115.8 (2004 = 100). This follows a 0.3% increase in June, and a 0.7% increase in May. The largest positive contributions came from money supply, the interest rate spread,
18-Aug-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 CADBURY ORD 10P 0.00 0.00% LIBERTY INTL. ORD 50P 0.00 0.00% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC ORD 5 1038.00 0.00% RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6387.50
18-Aug-2011 02:56 PM

City Merchants High Yield returns above sector average

City Merchants High Yield Trust posts a total return of 3.6% for the six months to the end of June. It says this compares very favourable with the average return of 2.5% from the funds in the Investment Management Association sterling strategic bond sect
18-Aug-2011 02:52 PM

Broker News & Views

Merrill Lynch upgrades Petrofac from neutral to buy, target price unchanged at 1700p. Numis upgrades Savills from hold to buy, target unchanged at 385p. Seymour Pierce downgrades Home Retail Group from hold to sell, target price cut from 210p to 115p. G
18-Aug-2011 02:37 PM

Midroog updates rating on Plaza notes

Israeli credit rating agency Midroog has updated the rating of property developer Plaza Centers' two series of notes from 'A2/Negative' to 'A3/Negative' with removal from watch list. Midroog is an affiliate of Moody's Inves
18-Aug-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ACCSYS TECHNOLOGIES PLC ORD EUR0.01 0.10 11.11% PETREL RESOURCES PLC ORD EUR0.0125 9.75 5.41% VICTORIA OIL & GAS PLC ORD 0.5P 3.97 4.47% AMERISUR RESOURCES PLC ORD 0.1P 16.62
18-Aug-2011 02:25 PM

Summit schedules interims

Drug discovery company Summit will be releasing its interim results for the six months to the end of July on 23 August. At 2:25pm: (LON:SUMM) share price was +0.38p at 8p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
18-Aug-2011 02:23 PM

Sirius application for drill site approved

North York Moors National Park Authority has approved an additional planning application by Sirius Minerals for a drill site for the York potash project. And a further application was also approved subject to the receipt of confirmations from certain gov
18-Aug-2011 02:19 PM

Schroder AsiaPacific beats benchmark

Schroder AsiaPacific Fund's net asset value rose by 0.3% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of June. This compares with a 0.2% fall in the MSCI All Countries Far East (ex Japan) Index in sterling terms. The company's share
18-Aug-2011 02:16 PM

Schroder UK Mid Cap beats index

Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund's net asset value rose by 4.4% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of June. This compares with a 4.3% rise in the FTSE 250 Index ex-investment trusts. The company's share price rose by 3.9% during th
18-Aug-2011 02:14 PM

F&C Global Smaller Cos beats benchmark

F&C Global Smaller Companies outperformed its benchmark in the three months to the end of July. The company's benchmark, which is a blended index of the returns of 30% Hoare Govett UK Smaller Companies (excluding investment companies) Index and 70%
18-Aug-2011 02:10 PM

OFT publishes Sims Group-Dunn Brothers decision

The Office of Fair Trading has published the text of its decision on the completed acquisition by Sims Group UK of Dunn Brothers (1995) which was cleared. This decision can be found on the OFT's website at www.oft.gov.uk. Story provided by Stoc
18-Aug-2011 02:09 PM

Bankers Investment Trust beats benchmark

Bankers Investment Trust outperformed its benchmark in the three months to the end of July. It said it benefited from from the increased holdings in Japan, as the Japanese stock market outperformed world markets over the period. The company's net a
18-Aug-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6452.50 0.19% CADBURY ORD 10P 0.00 0.00% LIBERTY INTL. ORD 50P 0.00 0.00% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC ORD 5 1038.00