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Thursday 29 December, 2011

29-Dec-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 14.75 3.51% SMITH & NEPHEW PLC ORD USD0.20 620.00 2.73% AMEC PLC ORD 50P 907.50 2.37% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 15.61
29-Dec-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Specialty Scanners plc 7.25 705.56% Eden Research plc 67.50 297.06% Newbury Racecourse plc 985.00 162.67% Bluehone Holdings plc 1.50
29-Dec-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 1.68 80.65% VERDES MANAGEMENT PLC ORD 0.1P 0.29 31.82% ENVIRON GROUP (INVESTMENTS) PLC ORD 0.75 19.05% FORBIDDEN TECHNOLOGIES PLC ORD 0.8P 47.00
29-Dec-2011 04:02 PM

US crude oil inventories rise by 3.9m barrels

US commercial crude oil inventories increased by 3.9 million barrels in the week ending 23 December. The US Energy Information Administration says that Aat 327.5 million barrels, crude oil inventories are in the upper limit of the average range for this
29-Dec-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 14.88 4.42% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1447.00 2.26% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 15.58 2.16% SMITH & NEPHEW PLC ORD USD0.20 615.25
29-Dec-2011 03:59 PM

Virgin Media files SEC report

Virgin Media has filed a current report on Form 8-K with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The report may be viewed on the SEC website at www.sec.gov and on the Virgin Media website at www.virginmedia.com/investors. At 3:59pm: (LON:VMED) shar
29-Dec-2011 03:33 PM

US working gas storage falls to 3,548bn cu ft

US working gas in storage fell to 3,548bn cu ft in the week ending 23 December. The US Energy Information Administration says this EIA represents a net decline of 81bn cu ft from the previous week. Stocks were 297bn cu ft higher than last year at thi
29-Dec-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 1.33 90.00% SILANIS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ORD 1 43.50 12.99% JOHNSTON PRESS PLC ORD 10P 6.62 11.82% AEA TECHNOLOGY GROUP PLC ORD 1P 0.49
29-Dec-2011 03:17 PM

Magnit opens 81st hypermarket

Russia retailer Magnit has opened its 91st hypermarket. The hypermarket - which is located at 23, Dzerzhinskogo street in Orenburg - is open seven days a week from 10 a.m to 10 p.m. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
29-Dec-2011 03:04 PM

US pending-home sales up 7.3%

US pending-home sales rose by 7.3% in November, according to latest figures from the National Association of Realtors. Its index rose to 100.1 in November from a revised 93.3 in October and is now 5.9% higher than a year ago. The last time the index was
29-Dec-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 14.88 4.42% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1442.00 1.91% NEXT PLC ORD 10P 2730.50 1.58% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 15.48
29-Dec-2011 02:56 PM

Greggs schedules trading update

Bakery group Greggs will announce a trading update on 11 January. At 2:56pm: (LON:GRG) Greggs share price was -1.75p at 509.75p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
29-Dec-2011 02:55 PM

Teknomining resolutions passed at AGM

Teknomining has announced that the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting were all passed unanimously. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
29-Dec-2011 02:42 PM

Nandan Cleantec CFO steps down

Nandan Cleantec chief financial officer Kurt Metzger will leave the company on the 31 December. The company says his location in Singapore has made his role challenging given the businesses principal locations are in Hyderabad and London. At 2:42pm:
29-Dec-2011 02:34 PM

Acorn Income Fund repays borrowings

Acorn Income Fund has repaid all of the company's borrowings, approximately £6m, with the proceeds raised through the issue of redeemable zero dividend preference shares. The repayment was made in advance of the borrowing facility's expiry da
29-Dec-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market SILANIS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ORD 1 39.00 41.82% JOHNSTON PRESS PLC ORD 10P 6.60 14.78% COMS PLC ORD SHS 0.1P 0.40 14.29% OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 0.80
29-Dec-2011 02:29 PM

Clean Energy Brazil chairman resigns

Clean Energy Brazil chairman and director Jossef (Yossi) Barath will resign with effect from 1 January. Barath joined the board in December 2009 and also took on the role of chairman. He is replaced as chairman by Josef (Yossi) Raucher. The board
29-Dec-2011 02:26 PM

Basware clinches new licensing deal with global retailer

Basware has agreed a new licensing deal worth �?¬460,000 with a global home furnishing retailer. Basware will deliver its invoice automation licences to the customer's new locations. The solutions will be implemented in 25 countries across E
29-Dec-2011 02:04 PM

Telecom Egypt chief commercial officer resigns

Telecom Egypt senior vice-president and group chief commercial officer Emad Alazhary has resigned from 31 January. Chief executive and managing director Mohammed Abdel Rehim said: "I would like to take this opportunity to thank Emad for his work w
29-Dec-2011 02:01 PM

Basware to cut 30 jobs as it streamlines operations

Basware is cutting about 30 jobs as part of streamlining operations in all locations apart from automation services and the Indian branch office. Basware will book restructuring costs of approximately �?¬1.2m in the fourth quarter. On an annual le
29-Dec-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 14.63 2.67% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 15.54 1.90% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1439.00 1.70% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 20.17
29-Dec-2011 01:42 PM

Vacon to pay �?¬5.5m compensation for China customs breach

Vacon has been ordered to pay compensation totalling �?¬5.5m for importing components with the wrong customs tariff classification into China. But the court agreed with Vacon that the correct tariff for the components was 8% and not 10% as demanded b
29-Dec-2011 01:32 PM

US jobless claims up 15,000

Us initial unemployment claims rose to 381,000 in the week ending 24 December. The US Department of Labor said this was an increase of 15,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 366,000. The four-week moving average was 375,000, a decrease
29-Dec-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market COSALT PLC ORD 1P 0.58 28.89% SILANIS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ORD 1 30.00 14.81% OXFORD ADVANCED SURFACES GROUP PLC 7.38 11.31% BERKELEY MINERAL RESOURCES PLC ORD 2.53
29-Dec-2011 01:25 PM

Moodys downgrades Abanka Vipa d.d. bonds

Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded the credit rating of government-backed Abanka Vipa d.d. bonds. This follows the downgrading of the Slovenian government's sovereign debt rating to A1 with negative outlook, from Aa3. Moody's has dow