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Friday 08 April, 2011

08-Apr-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ORD USD0.54945 3342.00 3.82% RIO TINTO PLC ORD 10P 4524.00 3.17% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 1513.50 2.75% BHP BILLITON PLC ORD $0.50 2584.75
08-Apr-2011 04:59 PM

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

PLUS Market Aquarius Media plc 0.09 -5.56% Talbex Group (The) plc 0.10 -5.00% Bright Futures Group plc 0.17 -2.78% Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
08-Apr-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market BIDTIMES PLC ORD 0.5P 2.75 22.22% REGENCY MINES PLC ORD 0.1P 4.50 7.14% NEXUS MANAGEMENT PLC ORD 0.25P 0.38 5.56% GREATLAND GOLD PLC ORD 0.1P 2.60
08-Apr-2011 04:21 PM

EU banks face tougher stress tests

EU regulators will use a tougher measure of capital on 90 lenders in this year's stress tests. The tests - which examine how banks would fare if economic conditions deteriorate - will include a European recession and a 15% drop in European stock mar
08-Apr-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ORD USD0.54945 3324.25 3.27% RIO TINTO PLC ORD 10P 4512.50 2.91% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 1508.50 2.41% BHP BILLITON PLC ORD $0.50 2576.00
08-Apr-2011 03:54 PM

Tata Steel board to consider Centennial Steel restructuring

Tata Steel's directors will consider a proposal to restructure the firm's wholly-owned subsidiary Centennial Steel Co at board meeting on Monday. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
08-Apr-2011 03:42 PM

Woodburne Square NAV up 34%

Woodburne Square's fully diluted net asset value increased 34% to 3.37p from 7 January to yesterday (7 April). The silver and precious metals-focussed investment company concentrates on high quality silver companies listed on the TSX and ASX, toge
08-Apr-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 1.55 6.90% SEFTON RESOURCES INC. COM SHS NPV 2.00 6.38% MDY HEALTHCARE PLC ORD 1P 17.00 6.25% ALPHA UK MULTI PROPERTY TRUST PLC O 10.00
08-Apr-2011 03:05 PM

US wholesale inventories rise

US wholesale inventories rose to $438.0bn at the end of February, the US Department of Commerce said today (8 April). This is up 1.0% from the revised January level and 12.7% higher than a year ago. The January preliminary estimate was revised downward
08-Apr-2011 03:00 PM

blinkx offer for Burst Media has 82% acceptance

Online search engine blinkx's offer for Burst Media has been acceptd by shareholders representing 82.3% of the issued shares. Burst Media's directors have provided written consent over their entire beneficial interest - 21,267,468 shares repr
08-Apr-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ORD USD0.54945 3322.75 3.22% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 1515.50 2.89% RIO TINTO PLC ORD 10P 4504.25 2.72% BHP BILLITON PLC ORD $0.50 2583.75
08-Apr-2011 02:52 PM

F&C Private Equity Zeros posts pre-tax profit

F&C Private Equity Zeros posts a pre-tax profit of £3000 from its incorporation in October 2009 to the end of December last year. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of F&C Private Equity Trust and was established solely for the purpose of issuing a
08-Apr-2011 02:32 PM

Broker News & Views

Scottish & Southern Energy upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. Aggreko has been cut to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley. Intertek cut to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan, target price stays 2130p. Reed Elsevier downgr
08-Apr-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ADVENTIS GROUP PLC ORD 0.25P 2.00 6.38% CROSBY ASSET MANAGMENT INC ORD SHS 3.57 4.39% INDIGOVISION GROUP PLC ORD 1P 462.50 3.93% SUMMIT CORPORATION PLC ORD 1P 3.75
08-Apr-2011 02:18 PM

Praesepe gets indicative offer from Marwyn Management

UK-based gaming firm Praesepe has received an indicative offer from Marwyn Management Partners for a possible all-shared deal. The possible offer values each Praesepe ordinary share at 7.519 pence based on a price of 100p per MMP share. Praesepe has fo
08-Apr-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ORD USD0.54945 3314.25 2.96% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1653.50 2.83% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 1514.25 2.80% PRUDENTIAL PLC ORD 5P 752.25
08-Apr-2011 01:45 PM

OFT closes down unlicensed websites to protect borrowers

The Office of Fair Trading closed down 19 unlicensed lead generation websites. Lead generation businesses source information from people looking for credit and sell this data on to other businesses. The websites targeted people with disabilities, those
08-Apr-2011 01:41 PM

Jobcentre call centre staff to strike

Jobcentre staff are set to go on a 24-hour strike later this month over working conditions and targets. Members of the Public and Commercial Services union in 37 call centres will walk out on 18 April after talks broke down. Story provided by StockMa
08-Apr-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market GETECH GROUP PLC ORD 0.25P 17.62 6.79% FIDELITY JAPANESE VALUES PLC SUB SH 9.87 5.22% ASIA DIGITAL HOLDINGS PLC ORD 0.1P 0.46 4.55% SARANTEL GROUP PLC 'A' ORD 1P
08-Apr-2011 01:28 PM

G4S takes over Cotswold Group

G4S Managed Services (UK) has taken over The Cotswold Group, the UK's market leader in surveillance, fraud analytics, intelligence and investigations services for up to £10.2m in cash. G4S will pay £8.0 initially with the remainder to be
08-Apr-2011 01:18 PM

Ingenious Entertainment VCT2's NAV falls

Ingenious Entertainment VCT 2's net asset vale per ordinary share fell to 87.6p at the end of December - down fro0m 93.6p a year ago. This was after the deduction of the interim dividend of 5.0p per share. The net asset value per C share stood at
08-Apr-2011 01:15 PM

Ingenious Entertainment VCT1's NAV falls

Ingenious Entertainment VCT 1's net asset vale per ordinary share fell to 87.6p at the end of December - down fro0m 93.6p a year ago. This was after the deduction of the interim dividend of 5.0p per share. The net asset value per C share stood at
08-Apr-2011 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1652.00 2.74% ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ORD USD0.54945 3299.50 2.50% BHP BILLITON PLC ORD $0.50 2578.00 2.42% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1495.50
08-Apr-2011 12:41 PM

New Pinnacle CEO willing to meet working capital shortfall

Temporary healthcare staffing firm Pinnacle Staffing Group plc has appointed Dr Peter Gregory, named as its next chief executive, as a main board director. Gregory has agreed to make a loan to the company, which said it could need additional working cap
08-Apr-2011 12:30 PM

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

Overall Market WYG PLC ORD 10P 17.75 7.58% LOMBARD RISK MANAGEMENT PLC ORD 0.5 4.25 6.25% ARMOUR GROUP PLC ORD 1P 4.75 5.56% VANE MINERALS PLC ORD 0.1P 2.87