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Friday 23 July, 2010

23-Jul-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 WOLSELEY ORD 10P 1442.00 4.49% COBHAM ORD 2.5P 247.60 2.95% REXAM ORD 64 2/7P 346.70 2.88% INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1189.00
23-Jul-2010 05:00 PM

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

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23-Jul-2010 04:32 PM

Coca Cola Icecek agrees two-year pay deal

Coca Cola Icecek has agreed a two-year pay deal with the trade union �z Gıda-İş Sendikası. Union members will get a 10% rise from March this year with the second year's increase will based on the Consumer Price Index. Story pro
23-Jul-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market ASEANA PROP. ORD USD0.05 0.56 12.12% WEATHER LOT ORD 0.1P 2.88 9.52% REAL ESTATE ORD 1P 3.19 8.14% IMAGINATIK ORD 0.0625P 1.88
23-Jul-2010 04:22 PM

Gartmore Group sets date for interims

Gartmore Group will be announcing its results for the six months to the end of June on 17 August. Story provided by
23-Jul-2010 04:15 PM

Biotech Growth Trust NAV falls 15.4%

Biotech Growth Trust's net asset value fell by 15.4% in the three months to the end of June while its share price fell by 9.7%. It said this was due to a combination of a general weakness among a large number of major biotechnology companies, a mild
23-Jul-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 WOLSELEY ORD 10P 1432.00 3.77% REXAM ORD 64 2/7P 348.40 3.38% INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1189.00 2.50% COBHAM ORD 2.5P 246.30
23-Jul-2010 03:59 PM

Bank BPH vice-president resigns

Bank BPH vice-president Mirosław Boniecki has resigned from 31 July. Story provided by
23-Jul-2010 03:52 PM

Rolls-Royce clinched deals worth $1.7bn at Farnborough

Rolls-Royce clinched $1.7bn in new orders during the Farnborough Air Show which, it said, demonstrated its leading edge technology, broad portfolio and successful after market capability. Two new Rolls-Royce powered aircraft made their Farnborough debut,
23-Jul-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market ZEST GRP ORD 0.01P 0.17 25.93% CALEDON RES. ORD 0.5P 43.50 13.73% CASPIAN HLDGS. ORD 0.1P 0.63 13.64% POLO RES. ORD NPV (DI) 5.75
23-Jul-2010 03:17 PM

AT&T posts double-digit earnings growth

Communications giant AT&T posts second quarter net income of $4bn, or $0.68 per share - up 25.9% including a one-time gain from the exchange of Telmex Internacional stock for shares of Am�rica M�vil. Excluding the gain from the Telmex Internacional tran
23-Jul-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 WOLSELEY ORD 10P 1432.00 3.77% REXAM ORD 64 2/7P 346.20 2.73% COBHAM ORD 2.5P 246.80 2.62% INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1186.00
23-Jul-2010 02:49 PM

BAA workers balloted on pay strike

Trade union Unite is balloting more than 6000 BAA workers on strike action over their pay dispute. Unite says BAA staff accepted a pay freeze in 2009 and this year are being offered a 1% increase, plus 0.5% which is conditional on changes to the sicknes
23-Jul-2010 02:43 PM

Talisman First Venture NAV up 13.6%

Talisman First Venture Capital Trust's net asset value per share stood at 45.1p at the end March - a 13.6% increase over 12 months. And the liquidity of the fund also improved by £323,000 due to increased income generated by the private equity hold
23-Jul-2010 02:33 PM

Meggitt workers strike over bonuses during pay freeze

Workers at Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems in Coventry are on strike today (23 July) because their pay has been frozen but bonuses of £1.5m have been paid to three senior managers. Trade union Unite says an overtime ban continues and workers are plannin
23-Jul-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market DANA PETROLEUM ORD 15P 1708.00 11.85% OMEGA DIA ORD 4P 17.00 9.68% NORTH RIVER ORD 0.2P 3.00 9.09% KARELIAN ORD EUR0.01 4.13
23-Jul-2010 02:19 PM

KNOC waiting for response from Dana

Korea National Oil Corporation is waiting for a satisfactory response to its improved 1800p per share proposal for Dana Petroleum. KNOC made an original indicative proposal of 1700p per share in June but submitted the revised proposal on 14 July. But K
23-Jul-2010 02:06 PM

British Assets Trust lags benchmark

British Assets Trust's net asset value fell 12% in three months to the end of June. The compares with a 11.6% fall in its composite benchmark - 75% FTSE All-Share Index and 25% FTSE World (ex-UK) Index. It said the effect of gearing in a falling m
23-Jul-2010 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 WOLSELEY ORD 10P 1421.00 2.97% INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1185.00 2.16% KAZAKHMYS ORD 20P 1186.00 1.98% REXAM ORD 64 2/7P 343.40
23-Jul-2010 01:44 PM

McDonald's second quarter profits up 12%

Fast food giant McDonald's second quarter profits rose 12% to $1.23bn, or $1.13 a share. Total revenue increased to $5.95bn from $5.65bn. Global comparable sales rose 4.8%, with the US up 3.7%, Europe up 5.2% and Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Afri
23-Jul-2010 01:35 PM

Ford posts net income of $2.6bn in Q2

Car giant Ford posts second quarter net income of $2.6bn, or 61 cents per share - a $338m improvement from 2009. Pre-tax operating profit totalled $2.9bn - a $3.5bn improvement from second quarter 2009 and $932m up from the first quarter. Ford Automoti
23-Jul-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market REAL ESTATE ORD 1P 2.98 12.88% JPM.FL SUB SUB SHS 1P 24.00 9.09% ZENERGY PWR ORD 1P 64.25 4.47% AFI DEVELOPMENT B ORD USD0.001 0.83
23-Jul-2010 01:29 PM

Travel firms slash prices on package deals

Holiday firms are slashing prices on some last minute Mediterranean package deals, a new survey shows. A collapse in bookings to resorts has forced firms to cut prices by up to a third compared with last year, the report by Co-op Travel says. It says fi
23-Jul-2010 01:12 PM

Pharmstandard to unveil H1 sales figures

Pharmstandard will announce its first half sales results on 27 July at 10 a.m. Moscow time. Story provided by
23-Jul-2010 01:04 PM

Honeywell hails the recovery

Honeywell has unveiled Q2 sales up 8% to $8.2bn and an EPS of $0.6. There was strong organic sales growth of 8% in ther period. Operating cash flow was $1.1bn and free cash flow $1bn. The computing company has raised their estimates for the full year.