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Friday 08 October, 2010

08-Oct-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 LONMIN ORD SHS USD1 1819.00 3.94% THOMAS COOK ORD EUR0.10 185.70 3.40% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 1296.00 2.86% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2726.00
08-Oct-2010 05:00 PM

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

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08-Oct-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market PROBABILITY ORD 1P 53.50 11.46% KDD GROUP ORD EUR0.01 (DI) 26.00 8.33% KENMARE RES. ORD EUR0.06 16.95 6.40% LIVERMORE ORD NPV 15.50
08-Oct-2010 04:20 PM

Trade union claims Newport passport office will close

More than 250 jobs will be lost if, as unions claim, the passport office at Newport in South Wales is closed. The Home Office, which runs the Identity and Passport Office, is expected to make a statement shortly. The Public and Commercial Services Union
08-Oct-2010 04:10 PM

Investment properties sold by Spazio

In the third quarter of 2010 Spazio Investments sold properties in Italy worth 13.1m. euros which should result in an equity release of 3.5m. euros after repayment of associated debt. This was below the level of sales in the third quarter of last year bu
08-Oct-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 LONMIN ORD SHS USD1 1808.00 3.31% THOMAS COOK ORD EUR0.10 185.10 3.06% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 1289.50 2.34% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2717.00
08-Oct-2010 03:39 PM

Sales of Papal shirts flop

A plan to help fund the Pope's recent visit to the UK by selling football shirts flopped. Club and Country produced 20,000 shirts where half the shirt featured the emblem and flag of the Vatican and half was in the England team colours. However, it
08-Oct-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market IMJACK ORD 1P 0.28 10.00% CAZA OIL & GAS COM NPV (CDI) 41.00 8.61% OXFORD ADV. ORD 1P 16.00 6.67% AFRICAN COPPER ORD 1P 5.50
08-Oct-2010 03:11 PM

Monthly growth for U.S wholesalers

U.S. wholesalers saw a growth of 0.5% in sales during August, according to figures released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales for the month were $352.4bn. which was 0.5% higher than the revised July figure and 12.4% better than the figure for August
08-Oct-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK ORD EUR0.10 186.20 3.67% LONMIN ORD SHS USD1 1810.00 3.43% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 1286.00 2.06% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2711.50
08-Oct-2010 02:52 PM

Eurasia announce share buyback scheme

Eurasia Drilling Company has announced that it will buy back up to 900,000 of its global depositary receipts. The repurchase programme which should begin on Monday may be extended for 180 days. Story provided by
08-Oct-2010 02:45 PM

Dollar falls to 15 year low against the yen

Today's announcement that 95,000 jobs in the U.S. economy have been lost has led to the dollar falling to its lowest level for 15 years against the Japanese yen. The price of the dollar was being quoted at 81.93 yen. Story provided by StockMarke
08-Oct-2010 02:35 PM

Commuters face big fare rises

A group of MPs has told commuters that they are likely to face paying much more for their season tickets. This warning has been given by the cross-party Transport Select Committee ahead of the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review due to be ann
08-Oct-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market IMJACK ORD 1P 0.25 25.00% JSJS DESIGNS ORD 0.1P 1.27 13.33% BIOME TECH ORD 0.1P 0.12 9.09% PENTAGON PROT. ORD 0.1P 0.17
08-Oct-2010 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK ORD EUR0.10 185.80 3.45% LONMIN ORD SHS USD1 1801.00 2.91% XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 1280.50 1.63% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2703.00
08-Oct-2010 01:55 PM

U.S. economy sheds 95,000 jobs

The number of jobs in the U.S. economy has fallen for the fourth month in a row and the decline in jobs is accelerating. Figures released today by the Labor Department showed that 95,000 jobs were lost in September. The number of public sector jobs fell
08-Oct-2010 01:50 PM

Alan Johnson is Shadow Chancellor

Alan Johnson, who was Home Secretary until May's General Election, has been named as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer in the new Shadow Cabinet announced today by Labour's new leader, Ed Milliband. The new Shadow Business Secretary is the for
08-Oct-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market ORTAC RES. ORDS NPV (DI) 1.60 14.29% METRODOME GRP. ORD 1P 1.88 7.14% MULBERRY GROUP ORD 5P 478.75 2.90% MBL GROUP ORD 75P 97.50
08-Oct-2010 01:24 PM

EGM at Subex cancelled

The EGM that had been called by Subex for next Friday has been cancelled. The company blames delays in the business that was to be discussed. Story provided by
08-Oct-2010 01:12 PM

New Scottish business organisation formed

A new National Business Convention is being set up in Scotland in an attempt to boost the economy north of the border. Backed by John Swinney, the Finance Secretary in the Scottish Parliament, it will bring together politicians, financiers and business r
08-Oct-2010 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK ORD EUR0.10 184.10 2.51% LONMIN ORD SHS USD1 1772.00 1.26% BAE SYS. ORD 2.5P 352.90 0.80% ROLLS-ROYCE ORD 20P 595.50
08-Oct-2010 12:56 PM

Court sanctions Shed Media acquisition scheme

Television production company Shed Media said the Court had sanctioned the Scheme of Arrangement in connection with recommended proposals for its acquisition by WB Bidco. The Scheme remains subject to the satisfaction or waiver of other conditions inclu
08-Oct-2010 12:45 PM

Ortac aiming for 1m ounces of gold

European-focused precious metals explorer Ortac Resources's CEO Vassilios Carellas told the company's AGM it was targeting a JORC resource upgraded from 760,000 ounces of gold equivalent to 1m ounces by the end of the quarter. Carellas said, &
08-Oct-2010 12:31 PM

Broker moves round-up

ATH Resources upgraded to add from reduce at Evolution, target 65p. Carluccio's cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 142p down from 151p. Drax cut to reduce from neutral at Evolution, target price 390p down from 410p. Halfords cut
08-Oct-2010 12:30 PM

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

Overall Market MINOAN ORD 1P 9.75 14.71% WORTHINGTON GRP ORD 10P 15.00 13.21% MATRA ORD 0.1P 2.35 8.05% CENTRAL RAND ORD 1P 2.53