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Tuesday 03 November, 2009

03-Nov-2009 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS GRP. ORD 25P 87.33 2.74% RANDGOLD RES. ORD $0.05 4306.00 2.62% LEGAL&GEN. ORD 2 1/2P 78.00 1.17% COBHAM ORD 2.5P 222.40 ...
03-Nov-2009 04:31 PM

Worldwide Natural share capital reorganisation

Worldwide Natural Resources' share capital reorganisation is going ahead after resolutions were passed without amendment at a general meeting today (3 November). The company's share capital will comprise ordinary shares and deferred shares. Admission o...
03-Nov-2009 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market PHYSIOMICS ORD 0.04P 0.58 21.05% MAVINWOOD ORD 0.1P 0.75 20.00% INVESCO PTY ORD NPV 4.50 12.50% ULTRASIS ORD 0.1P 1.18 ...
03-Nov-2009 04:24 PM

Morant Wright Japan Inc. Tst sees watershed in Japan

Morant Wright Japan Income Trust believes the recent election could be a watershed in Japanese politics. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party lost control of the Japanese parliament having been in government almost continuously since 1955. Morant Wright ...
03-Nov-2009 04:16 PM

IRET declares dividend

ING UK Real Estate Income Trust has declared an interim dividend of 1p per share for the period from 1 July to 30 September. The dividend is payable on 30 November. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
03-Nov-2009 04:05 PM

Harvard Intl appoints group FD

Consumer electronics group Harvard International has appointed Colin Grimsdell as group finance director. He was previously chief finance officer of The Sanctuary Spa Holdings, a private equity backed company, where he played a key role in all strategic...
03-Nov-2009 04:02 PM

Tapestry returns £31m to shareholders

Tapestry Investment Co is returning £31,470,343 to shareholders. It says this follows the approval by shareholders of the managed wind-down of the company. It said the redemption will be effected on a pro rata basis and was the equivalent of 37.65p pe...
03-Nov-2009 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS GRP. ORD 25P 87.30 2.71% LEGAL&GEN. ORD 2 1/2P 78.30 1.56% RANDGOLD RES. ORD $0.05 4251.00 1.31% SAINSBURY(J) ORD 28 4/7P 330.40 ...
03-Nov-2009 03:54 PM

Ford makes key 'One Ford' appointments

Ford Motor Company has announced the retirements of two senior executives in the Asia Pacific and Africa region and key appointments to support its 'One Ford' transformation plan. John Parker, executive vice-president, Asia Pacific and Africa, is retirin...
03-Nov-2009 03:40 PM

First Quantum rejects TRC 'mini tender' offer

First Quantum Minerals has rejected a 'mini tender' offer from TRC Capital. First Quantum said it had been notified of a so-called "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 1 million shares -approximately 1.3% of the outstanding co...
03-Nov-2009 03:35 PM

British Land establishes JV with Blackstone

British Land has established a joint venture with Blackstone over the Broadgate complex near London's Liverpool Street station. British Land - which has sold a 50% stake in the complex to Blackstone - said the JV had been established following shareholde...
03-Nov-2009 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MILLWALL HLDGS ORD 0.01P 0.02 10.00% WATERMARK GLB. ORD 0.15P 1.18 9.30% PHYSIOMICS ORD 0.04P 0.51 7.37% ULTRASIS ORD 0.1P 1.13 ...
03-Nov-2009 03:26 PM

3i sets timetable for interims

3i Group has set out the timetable for its results for the six months to the end of September. The meeting of the committee of the board at which the half-year results and the interim dividend are due to be approved has been convened for 11 November. T...
03-Nov-2009 03:22 PM

Ashtead sets date for interims

Ashtead Group will announce its second quarter and first half results for the period ended 31 October on Thursday 3 December. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
03-Nov-2009 03:18 PM

US durable goods orders up

US orders for durable goods rose by 1.4% in September - higher than last week's preliminary estimate of 1%. The increase follows a 2.7% drop the previous month. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
03-Nov-2009 03:12 PM

US factory orders rise

US factory orders rose 0.9% in September - the fifth increase in six months. The rise followed a drop of 0.8% in August. Figures from the Commerce Department said the increase was due to gains in machinery, cars, defence goods and chemicals. Orders are...
03-Nov-2009 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 LEGAL&GEN. ORD 2 1/2P 78.95 2.40% LLOYDS GRP. ORD 25P 86.15 1.35% KINGFISHER ORD 15 5/7P 224.90 0.85% SAINSBURY(J) ORD 28 4/7P 329.70 ...
03-Nov-2009 02:57 PM

Roxi Petroleum in equity issue

Roxi Petroleum has issued 9,082,500 new shares following the exercise of options. They have been issued at an exercise price of 10p per share. It is expected that dealings will commence on 9 November when the company will have 398,702,125 shares in issu...
03-Nov-2009 02:51 PM

Henderson High Income Trust NAV up 24.5%

Henderson High Income Trust's net asset value rose 24.5% in the three months to the end of September. The portfolio's gearing reduced over the period principally due to an increase in net asset value as share prices rose but there were also sales of Prod...
03-Nov-2009 02:44 PM

Endesa like-for-like net income up

Energy firm Endesa posts net income of £3,048m for the first nine months of this year - 5.1% up on a like-for-like basis. Net income reported in the same period last year included results and capital gains from the assets sold to E.On in June 2008 (?4,87...
03-Nov-2009 02:35 PM

US chain store sales rise

US national chain store sales increased by 1.9% in October compared with September, latest figures from Redbook Research shows. Seasonally adjusted sales were up 0.7% from last year. Redbook said that stores reported improved sales and traffic for the ...
03-Nov-2009 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market MILLWALL HLDGS ORD 0.01P 0.02 10.00% EURO.NICKEL ORD 1P 10.50 9.72% ENEGI OIL ORD 1P 22.00 7.32% SOUTHERN BR ORD 0.5P 2.00 ...
03-Nov-2009 02:19 PM

PKN ORLEN issues bonds to subsidiary

PKN ORLEN has issued short term bonds to its subsidiary, ORLEN Ksiegowosc to optimise the management of financial liquidity within the group. It said the bonds were issued in accordance with the bond issue programme signed by PKN ORLEN and a syndicate of...
03-Nov-2009 02:13 PM

Johnson Matthey in talks to scrap final salary pensions

Johnson Matthey is planning to scrap its final salary pension scheme from next April. The company has entered into a minimum 90 day consultation period over the structure of future pension arrangements for its UK employees after provisional results of th...
03-Nov-2009 02:08 PM

ASM International raises £150m

ASM International has raised £150m from its offering of 6.5% convertible bonds due 2014. The company decided to exercise the increase option of £20m. The bonds will be convertible into new and/or existing shares and will carry a quarterly coupon of 6.5%...