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Monday 08 February, 2010

08-Feb-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 RANDGOLD RES. ORD $0.05 4480.00 6.44% FRESNILLO ORD USD0.50 705.00 5.30% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 983.80 3.56% ICAP ORD 10P 303.70
08-Feb-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market DIRECTEX REAL ORD 0.4P 3.13 38.89% JSJS DESIGNS ORD 0.1P 1.25 25.00% WALKER GREENBNK ORD 1P 24.50 12.64% DEO PETROLEUM ORD 0.01P 2.38
08-Feb-2010 04:28 PM

Hogg Robinson appoints joint corporate broker

Corporate travel services firm Hogg Robinson Group has appointed Collins Stewart Europe Ltd as joint corporate broker alongside Bank of America Merrill Lynch with immediate effect. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
08-Feb-2010 04:25 PM

PIK housing completions up 8.7%

Housing completions by Russian real estate developer PIK Group rose by 8.7% to 884 in 2009. The figure is up from 813 in 2008 but down from 1,542 in 2007. Completions rose by 37.4% in Moscow and by 83.8% in Russia's regions but fell in the Moscow
08-Feb-2010 04:15 PM

National Grid employees buy 45,000 shares

National Grid employees have bought 45,035 shares under the firm's monthly share incentive plan. The shares were bought at 6.234713p apiece on behalf of some 3,000 participants and included 20 shares each for executive directors Mark Fairbairn and
08-Feb-2010 04:08 PM

WSI increases investment in portfolio firms

Worship Street Investments has made additional investments into two existing portfolio companies. This is part of its strategy to build meaningful positions in carefully selected PLUS market companies. WSI has acquired 237,000 shares in Conduco plc at 8
08-Feb-2010 04:02 PM

Huntsworth sets date for FY results

Communications group Huntsworth will be announcing its preliminary results for the year to the end of December on Wednesday 24 February. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
08-Feb-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 RANDGOLD RES. ORD $0.05 4452.00 5.77% FRESNILLO ORD USD0.50 699.50 4.48% ICAP ORD 10P 301.00 2.38% SABMILLER ORD $0.10 1688.00
08-Feb-2010 03:55 PM

JPMorgan European Fledgeling NAV falls

JPMorgan European Fledgeling Investment Trust's net asset value was unchanged in the three months to the end of December. But the NAV at 5 February was 783.2p per share - down from 825.2p at the end of December. The share price - which fell 2.5% in
08-Feb-2010 03:47 PM

Turbo Power redeems loan notes

Innovative power generation and conditioning equipment supplier Turbo Power Systems is issuing 3,953,488 common shares following the conversion of £85,000 loan notes. These were issued as part of the £8,000,000 financing announced on 14 March 2005d. The
08-Feb-2010 03:39 PM

Albion Enterprise VCT's net asset value up

Albion Enterprise VCT's net asset value per share rose to 87.6p at the end of December - up from 86.7p at the end of September. It said the three month period to 31 December continued to be a difficult one for the UK economy as a whole. But it s
08-Feb-2010 03:34 PM

Intec Telecom to issue IMS

Business support systems solutions provider Intec Telecom Systems will announce an interim management statement covering the period from 30 September on 16 February. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
08-Feb-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market JSJS DESIGNS ORD 0.1P 1.25 42.86% QUORUM OIL&G. W WTS TO SUB FOR PART 0.31 31.91% DIRECTEX REAL ORD 0.4P 2.50 11.11% INVESCO PTY ORD NPV 4.38
08-Feb-2010 03:29 PM

Tawa sets date for annual results

Run-off investor Tawa will announce its financial results for the year to the end of December on Friday, 26 March. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
08-Feb-2010 03:27 PM

Absolute Return will not offer redemption facility

Absolute Return Trust will not offer a redemption facility in March. Directors have the discretion to offer a half yearly redemption facility of up to 25% of the company's issued share capital to investors on 30 March and 30 September. The company
08-Feb-2010 03:21 PM

Pixel Media tender offer extended

Asian online advertising sales network Pixel Media is extending the tender offer to 5.00pm on 11 February. The offer is being extended following requests from shareholders. The last day of trading of the group's ordinary shares on AIM will be 11 Fe
08-Feb-2010 03:16 PM

PetroLatina's reserves increase

Latin America-focused oil and gas explorer PetroLatina's proved, probable and possible reserves have been increased by 29.1%, 209.2% and 55.5% respectively. The assessment - for its concessions in Colombia as at the end of November - was carried out
08-Feb-2010 03:09 PM

PetroLatina reveals ninth successive well success

Oil and gas firm PetroLatina Energy has revealed a new find at the Midas Block - its nine successive well success in the current drilling campaign. The Zoe-1 exploration well was drilled on the Midas Block approximately 12km to the east of the firm'
08-Feb-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 RANDGOLD RES. ORD $0.05 4442.00 5.54% FRESNILLO ORD USD0.50 695.50 3.88% ICAP ORD 10P 301.30 2.48% INMARSAT ORD EUR0.0005 723.50
08-Feb-2010 02:54 PM

Great Eastern in franchise deal with BPCL

Coal bed methane producer and developer Great Eastern Energy has signed a franchise agreement with retail distributor Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Under the agreement, Great Eastern will establish compressed natural gas dispensing stations at BPCL r
08-Feb-2010 02:46 PM

Talisman First Venture Capital NAV down 0.9%

Talisman First Venture Capital Trust's net asset value per share fell 0.9% to 43.6p at the end of December - down from 44p at the end of September. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
08-Feb-2010 02:43 PM

Galleon takes stake in US strategic partner

Entertainment media firm Galleon Holdings has taken a 19% stake in its US strategic partner, Dragonfruit Studios. Galleon will contribute: * $500,000 in cash which will be used as additional working capital in Dragonfruit Studios. * 2,850,318 new ordin
08-Feb-2010 02:35 PM

FPAM launches £106m fund for Stamford pension clients

First Property Asset Management has set up a £106m UK fund exclusively for pension clients of consultant Stamford Associates. The seven-year, closed-ended fund, will be called The UK Pension Property Portfolio. First Property will co-invest £1m in the f
08-Feb-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market DIRECTEX REAL ORD 0.4P 2.25 38.46% CLARKSON HILL ORD 2P 2.63 10.50% OFF. HYDRO ORD 1P 8.25 6.45% STERLING GREEN ORD 0.1P 0.90
08-Feb-2010 02:24 PM

Titanium chairman and CEO stands down

Titanium Asset Management chairman and chief executive Nigel Wightman is standing down with immediate effect to pursue other opportunities. Bob Brooks has been appointed to the board as CEO. John Fisher has been appointed as an executive director and Em