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Thursday 07 October, 2010

07-Oct-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 MAN GROUP USD0.03428571 249.80 5.09% MARKS & SP. ORD 25P 410.00 4.91% BURBERRY GRP ORD 0.05P 1030.00 2.49% HOME RETAIL ORD 10P 214.90
07-Oct-2010 05:00 PM

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

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07-Oct-2010 04:32 PM

Northern Ireland investment boost

The go ahead has been given for a major redevelopment project on a former British army base in Northern Ireland. A 23.5 acre site at Strabane will be a mixed use development including an employment park, hotel and leisure centre. It is hoped it will tr
07-Oct-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market EURASIA MINING ORD 0.1P 1.40 12.00% LENI GAS ORD 0.05P 4.65 7.51% CADOGAN ORD 3P 21.50 7.50% ZEST GRP ORD 0.01P 0.21
07-Oct-2010 04:15 PM

IMF worried by a currency war

The International Monetary Fund has today expressed worries of an impending international currency war because of the uneven way countries are recovering from the global recession. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the IMF, said: "It&apo
07-Oct-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 MARKS & SP. ORD 25P 410.20 4.96% MAN GROUP USD0.03428571 249.30 4.88% BURBERRY GRP ORD 0.05P 1029.00 2.39% RSA INS. ORD 27.5P 134.40
07-Oct-2010 03:58 PM

Brookwell worried by economic uncertainty

Despite having returned £13.5m. to shareholders during its last financial year, Christopher Clark, chairman of Brookwell, remains worried by the continued economic uncertainty. The company is a closed ended investment company based in Guernsey. The next
07-Oct-2010 03:48 PM

DEO looks for readmission to AIM

DEO Petroleum has announced a share placing aimed at raising £16m. as part of its proposed acquisition of North Sea assets from Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. It is also looking at readmission to trading on AIM. The new shares will be priced at 45p per share
07-Oct-2010 03:42 PM

U.S. gas storage rises

Stocks of working gas in the U.S. increased by 85bn. cubic feet in the last week, according to the latest figures announced by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The amount grew to 3,499bn. cubic feet, which is 4.1% lower than the the figure 12
07-Oct-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market GEIGER COUNTSUB SUB SHS (1 SUB SHR 2.28 23.24% XTRACT ORD 0.1P 1.43 5.56% TYRATECH (DI) COM SHS USD0.001 (DI) 22.00 4.76% NEOVIA ORD 0.01P 59.00
07-Oct-2010 03:29 PM

OMG wins superhero franchise

OMG, the technology group providing image understanding projects, has announced that it has won a contract to develop animated content for a new superhero franchise. The work will be done by its company, VICON House of Moves, which is an enterprise conce
07-Oct-2010 03:19 PM

Resignation at Tembusu

Jonathan Rowland has resigned as a director of Tembusu Investments. In a statement the company said this would take effect immediately in order to allow him to concentrate on his other business commitments. Story provided by
07-Oct-2010 03:11 PM

EU backs bank tax to raise £22bn.

The European Commission has today outlined plans for a Financial Activities Tax to be imposed on banks. It says that it could raise as much as £22bn. which could be used by European Governments to help reduce their budget deficits. Before any activitie
07-Oct-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 MARKS & SP. ORD 25P 409.80 4.86% MAN GROUP USD0.03428571 248.00 4.33% BURBERRY GRP ORD 0.05P 1037.00 3.18% RSA INS. ORD 27.5P 134.70
07-Oct-2010 02:53 PM

Prosperity ships less iron ore

Prosperity Mineral Holdings, an iron ore trading business working in China, has reported a severe drop in the amount of iron ore it is shipping. In the six months to the end of September it shipped 2.8m. tonnes of iron ore, compared to 5.2m. tonnes in th
07-Oct-2010 02:45 PM

James Storey promoted

Electronic Data Processing has appointed a new Finance Director. He is 36-year-old James Storey, who joined the company last year after previously working for Sun Chemical Group and KPMG. Story provided by
07-Oct-2010 02:40 PM

Half year loss at Capital Management

Capital Management and Investment has reported a loss in the six months to the end of July of £0.592m. In the corresponding period last year the company lost £0.614m. After undertaking a fund raising, Capital Management and Investment has exercised an o
07-Oct-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market CONDOR RES. ORD 1P 2.95 8.26% GGG RESOURCES ORD 1P 13.25 8.16% LENI GAS ORD 0.05P 4.35 6.10% ILA GROUP ORD NPV 1.68
07-Oct-2010 02:28 PM

Export opportunities for bus manufacturers

China and India have indicated that they will be competing strongly for the export opportunities being created by the expansion of public transport in Africa. The first ever African Public Transport Congress and Exhibition ended today in Senegal with cal
07-Oct-2010 02:12 PM

Census to provide temporary jobs boost

Next year's population census in the UK is set to create 43,000 temporary jobs. In England and Wales 35,000 full-time and part-time temporary posts will be created, with a further 6,000 being needed in Scotland and 2,000 in Northern Ireland. The Of
07-Oct-2010 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 MAN GROUP USD0.03428571 247.90 4.29% MARKS & SP. ORD 25P 405.90 3.86% BURBERRY GRP ORD 0.05P 1038.00 3.28% RSA INS. ORD 27.5P 134.90
07-Oct-2010 01:59 PM

Rainbow alliance attack cuts plan

The political leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have joined forces to oppose the cuts package being prepared by the Government at Westminster. The results of the Comprehensive Spending Review are due to be announced by the Chancellor, Georg
07-Oct-2010 01:48 PM

Surprise fall in U.S. unemployment claims

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 this week to a seasonally adjusted 445,000, the lowest level since the middle of July. The figures, produced by the U.S. Department for Labor, surprised most analysts. The four week moving av
07-Oct-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market HG CAPITAL SUB SUB SHS 1P 68.00 12.40% LENI GAS ORD 0.05P 4.33 11.61% JUP ORD. ORD INC SHS 8.98274742P 3.25 8.33% SPEYMILL DEUT. EUR0.05 0.09
07-Oct-2010 01:23 PM

Amlin AG now domiciled in Switzerland

Reinsurance group, Amlin AG, has completed the change of its domicile of its wholly owned subsidiary, Amlin Bermuda Ltd., from Bermuda to Switzerland. This change had been approved by the Swiss Financial Market Authority and the Bermuda Monetary Authorit