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Thursday 22 October, 2009

22-Oct-2009 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS GRP. ORD 25P 94.80 3.61% VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 139.50 3.41% BT GROUP ORD 5P 139.70 1.45% INMARSAT ORD EUR0.0005 567.00 ...
22-Oct-2009 04:49 PM

Renewable Energy disposes of AIM PowerGen

Renewable Energy Generation has completed the sale of AIM PowerGen Corporation to International Power Canada following approval of the sale by the shareholders. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
22-Oct-2009 04:43 PM

Colt revenues slip 4.9%

Colt Telecom today reported revenue of £400.1m (Q3 2008: £420.7m), a decline of 4.9%. Data revenue and Managed Services revenue continued to grow, but Data revenue growth was at a slower pace than in Q3 2008, reflecting the impact of the current economi...
22-Oct-2009 04:37 PM

Proximagen acquires Cambridge Technology

Neuroscience drugs company, Proximagen is to purchase Cambridge Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Biovitrium , for a percentage of future revenues generated Cambridge Technology's clinical stage projects consist of 5-HT2C agonists and 5-HT6 anta...
22-Oct-2009 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market CORE VCT ORD 0.01P 45.00 12.50% SYSTEM C ORD 1P 66.00 5.60% OXUS GOLD ORD 1P 11.25 4.65% FINDEL ORD 5P 39.25 ...
22-Oct-2009 04:28 PM

Black Sea Global aquires 96% of Deutsche Land

Black Sea Global Properties says that its 13p takeover offer has received acceptances from shareholders representing 96.63% of the issued share capital of Deutsche Land. The Company confirms that it will apply for Deutsche Land shares to be delisted. ...
22-Oct-2009 04:16 PM

Eaga confirms COO appointment

Eaga confirms that new Chief Operating Officer, Willie MacDiarmid will take up office with effect from 14 December 2009. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
22-Oct-2009 04:02 PM

FSA rejects break-up of global banks

The Financial Services Authority is proposing that global banks that are 'too big to fail' should endure increasing capital and liquidity requirements so as to reduce financial instablility risks in the future. At the same time the FSA rejects the brea...
22-Oct-2009 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 138.60 2.74% LLOYDS GRP. ORD 25P 93.26 1.92% BUNZL ORD 32 1/7P 664.50 1.30% BT GROUP ORD 5P 139.40 ...
22-Oct-2009 03:31 PM

Elephant Capital loan defaults

Elephant Capital says that a loan of £3.7m to Krammer Holdings, repayable on 28 June 2009, is in default. Accrued interest is also outstanding and the Board has assumed control of the guarantee shares lodged by Krammer Holdings. As at the year-end date...
22-Oct-2009 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market BAYDONHILL ORD 1P 9.50 46.15% MATRIX EUR PART PREF SHS NPV 75.50 7.86% JESSOPS ORD 2.5P 1.23 3.36% OMEGA DIA ORD 4P 31.00 ...
22-Oct-2009 03:16 PM

AMZ Holdings shares suspended

Proerty Developer, AMZ Holdings says it has been unable to raise the £1.6m required to meet its redemption obligations in relation to the 12.9% 2011 convertible secured loan stock. As a consequence, the Company has requested the suspension of its shares...
22-Oct-2009 03:09 PM

Partners Group Global to delist

Partners Group Global Opportunities is seeking shareholder approval to convert into an open -ended investment company. If conversion is approved, the Company will cease to be eligible for listing on the Stock Exchange and it is indended that the last day...
22-Oct-2009 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 138.65 2.78% BT GROUP ORD 5P 139.60 1.38% INMARSAT ORD EUR0.0005 566.00 1.16% BUNZL ORD 32 1/7P 662.50 ...
22-Oct-2009 02:55 PM

Beximco Pharma £36m pref. share issue

Bangladeshi company, Beximco Pharmaceuticals says that it intends to issue 41m fully convertible preference shares of Taka 100 each at par totalling Taka 4,100,000,000 (? 36.71m). The Company adds that it expects to issue preference shares to the Banglad...
22-Oct-2009 02:48 PM

Stepstone directors accept Axel Springer offer

Online recruitment company, Stepstone, which is subject to a mandatory takeover offer from Axel Springer, says that that CEO Colin Tenwick and CFO Ian Cole have sold their shares. The Company says that the two directors have acccepted the manadatory offe...
22-Oct-2009 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market SPACEANDPEOPLE ORD 1P 80.00 14.29% INDIAN REST. ORD 10P 2.00 6.67% SPIRITEL ORD 1P 0.58 4.55% PARKMEAD ORD 5P 1.30 ...
22-Oct-2009 02:22 PM

Rank urges for 15% tax on gaming machines

Rank states that the new gaming machine gross profits tax would need to be set at a rate of 15% to be revenue neutral for the Group. It says that this level of taxation would be consistent with the current rates of general betting duty (sports betting),...
22-Oct-2009 02:09 PM

Active Capital early pay out

Active Capital Trust has brought forward the first return of capital to shareholders (previously anticipated to be made in January 2010)as significant progress has been made in realising value from the Company's portfolio of investments. The Board says t...
22-Oct-2009 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 138.65 2.78% BT GROUP ORD 5P 139.40 1.23% ASTRAZENECA ORD SHS $0.25 2762.50 0.45% EXPERIAN ORD USD0.10 566.50 ...
22-Oct-2009 01:57 PM

US initial unemployment claims rise

Initial insurance unemployment claims in the United States rose 11,000 to 531,000 in the week ending 17 October 2009. Nevertheless, the 4 week moving average was 750 lower at 532,250. The Department of Labor says that the number of insured unemployed...
22-Oct-2009 01:49 PM

Impala Platinum loses Chaiman

Impala Platinum announces that the Board has resolved that Dr Fred Roux will no longer continue as Chairman of Implats. He is to leave the Board with immediate effect. In the interim, Mr Michael McMahon will assume the role of Acting Chairman until a ...
22-Oct-2009 01:39 PM

Rambler Metals £5.5m placing

Newfoundland explorer, Rambler Metals says that it has raised £5.5m gross through the issue of 27.5m shares at 20p each. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
22-Oct-2009 01:32 PM

Jourdan to delist

Packaging & label manufacturer, Jourdan says the Company's shares will be delisted from AIM with effect from 29 October 2009. The Company says that 585,260 shares, representing approximately 17.21% of the issued shares capital (and approximately 86.07% o...
22-Oct-2009 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market CONDOR RES. ORD 1P 0.75 15.38% PHYSIOMICS ORD 0.04P 0.55 11.11% SHELLSHOCK ORD 50P (DI) 50.00 11.11% INFOSERVE ORD 5P 10.00 ...