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Tuesday 06 July, 2010

06-Jul-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market LEO INS ORD 1P 1.88 36.36% VPHASE ORD 0.25P 2.13 13.33% BATM ADVANCED ORD ILS0.01 22.75 7.06% GLOBAL BRANDS ORD CHF0.02 3.00
06-Jul-2010 01:24 PM

David Newbold appointed CFO at Greystar Resources

Greystar Resources has appointed David Newbold as chief financial officer, with effect from August. Newbold is a UK citizen but has Canadian permanent resident status. He will serve as an international consultant until pre-employment clearances are re
06-Jul-2010 01:17 PM

Eliseo Salinas joins Elan as chief medical officer

Elan Corporation has appointed Eliseo Salinas as executive vice-president and chief medical officer. Salinas - who will be based at Elan's South San Francisco campus - will be a member of the company's executive leadership team. he will be res
06-Jul-2010 01:13 PM

Aegon appoints global head of human resources

Life and pensions firm Aegon has appointed Carla Mahieu as its global head of human resources, reporting to chief executive Alex Wynaendts. The firm said the appointment, effective September 1, was part of its strategic objective to leverage more fully t
06-Jul-2010 01:07 PM

Anthony Ehlers resigns from CAMAR board

Central Asian Minerals and Resources director Anthony Ehlers has resigned. The company says it is in the final stages of recruiting a replacement director and a further announcement will be made as soon as possible. Story provided by StockMarketWi
06-Jul-2010 01:04 PM

LukOil wins Romanian offshore tender

A consortium led by Russian oil giant LukOil subsidiary LukOil Overseas has won a tender for exploration and development of two blocks in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea. The Est Rapsodia and Trident blocks are located in the Black Sea at water dep
06-Jul-2010 01:00 PM

Commodities-focused Ambrian launches new energy products arm

Investment bank Ambrian Capital says its Commodities businesses performed well in the first half, benefiting from continuing demand for physical metals from China though at lower levels than in H1 2009. The group announced the launch of a new commodities
06-Jul-2010 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 KAZAKHMYS ORD 20P 1026.00 6.05% ANTOFAGASTA ORD 5P 807.00 6.04% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 896.30 5.32% RIO TINTO ORD 10P 3029.50
06-Jul-2010 12:47 PM

Tracsis wins £0.6m rail company deal

Rail industry planning systems provider Tracsis has won a further software contract with a major UK train operating company. The contract secures licence revenue of more than £0.6m over seven years. CEO John McArthur said, 'I am very pleased the
06-Jul-2010 12:36 PM

Tertiary sees three-year payback from Storuman project

Mining group Tertiary Minerals says its 100%-owned Storuman fluorspar project in Sweden could give a three-year payback on $46m of initial capital expenditure. Tertiary has announced completion of an independent scoping study by Scott Wilson. A viabl
06-Jul-2010 12:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 11:00 and 12:00

Overall Market LEO INS ORD 1P 1.38 10.00% MATRA ORD 0.1P 1.38 5.77% OXUS GOLD ORD 1P 6.80 4.94% ROXI PETROLEUM ORD 1P 6.50
06-Jul-2010 12:25 PM

Staffline in line after strong start to year

Recruitment and outsourced HR group Staffline says its first-half performance has been in line with management's revised expectations. The current financial year was benefiting from the impact of a number of new business wins, recent acquisitions
06-Jul-2010 12:19 PM

Oakley Capital sees 14% rise in H1 NAV

Private equity vehicle Oakley Capital Investments expects its NAV per share to be in the 143p to 147p range, up more than 14% year on year. The portfolio has seen a number of recent acquisitions, strengthening market positions and boosting growth opport
06-Jul-2010 12:11 PM

BSF projects worth £200m now at risk, says RM

Educational supplier RM says seven projects may be scaled back significantly following education secretary Michael Gove's announcement yesterday (July 5) of sweeping cuts to the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. RM has reached financ
06-Jul-2010 12:02 PM

Trikona Trinity schedules EGM vote on manager

Real estate investor Trikona Trinity Capital has scheduled an EGM for July 30 which will consider proposals for the appointment of a new investment manager. The meeting will also vote on adoption of a directors' incentive plan and a change of name o
06-Jul-2010 12:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 12:00

FTSE 100 KAZAKHMYS ORD 20P 1035.00 6.98% ANTOFAGASTA ORD 5P 810.50 6.50% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 904.90 6.33% BARCLAYS ORD 25P 274.75
06-Jul-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - Tomorrow's Events

Economic Events 7/7/2010 0:01 GBP BRC Shop Price Index y/y 7/7/2010 10:00 EUR Final GDP q/q 7/7/2010 12.30 US Challenger Jobs 7/7/2010 13.55 US Redbook For more Economic Events, visit the
06-Jul-2010 12:00 PM

PLUSquoted Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 12:00

PLUS Market Technis International plc 1.88 4.17% NCI Vehicle Rescue plc 30.50 3.39% U.S. Oil and Gas plc 6.25 -3.85% Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
06-Jul-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - Month Ahead Events

Economic Events 7/7/2010 0:01 GBP BRC Shop Price Index y/y 7/7/2010 10:00 EUR Final GDP q/q 7/7/2010 12.30 US Challenger Jobs 7/7/2010 13.55 US Redbook 8/7/2010 13:30 USD Unemployment Claims 8/7/2010 15:30 USD Natural Gas Storage
06-Jul-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - This Week's Events

Economic Events 7/7/2010 0:01 GBP BRC Shop Price Index y/y 7/7/2010 10:00 EUR Final GDP q/q 7/7/2010 12.30 US Challenger Jobs 7/7/2010 13.55 US Redbook 8/7/2010 13:30 USD Unemployment Claims 8/7/2010 15:30 USD Natural Gas Storage
06-Jul-2010 11:56 AM

Ocean Power sets finals date

Ocean Power Technologies will be announcing its results for the year ended April 30 on Tuesday, July 13. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
06-Jul-2010 11:55 AM

Regenesis man in as CEO of Worthington

Property development and management group Worthington has appointed Peter Townsend to the board as chief executive and Anthony Cooke as non-executive chairman. Townsend, 48, is a director of a division of Regenesis Holdings, a 14.1% shareholder in Wor
06-Jul-2010 11:43 AM

Midday broker moves round-up

Anite upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price raised to 40p from 30p. Also upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 33p from 23p. BP upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, target price cut to 455p from 595p. Debenh
06-Jul-2010 11:30 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 10:00 and 11:00

Overall Market GLOBAL BRANDS ORD CHF0.02 3.25 13.04% BPC ORD 0.002P (DI) 3.60 11.46% GASOL ORD 0.5P 1.20 9.09% OFF. HYDRO ORD 1P 8.13
06-Jul-2010 11:18 AM

Car sales up 10.8% in June

New car sales rose by 10.8% in June 2010 and were 19.9% higher in the first six months, boosted by the car scrappage scheme. The Society of Motor Manufacturers says that the fleet market rebounded last month, up 25.3% on the volume recorded a year earlie