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Tuesday 10 May, 2011

10-May-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1750.00 5.61% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1419.00 4.72% INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC O 1298.00 3.92% SAGE GROUP PLC ORD 1P 296.00
10-May-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Ezybonds (UK) plc - 10p Warrants 3.75 150.00% NCI Vehicle Rescue plc 32.50 128.07% Sheba Exploration (UK) plc 3.50 75.00% Aspartus plc 0.20
10-May-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market AEC EDUCATION PLC ORD 10P 11.00 4.76% PROVEXIS PLC ORD 0.1P 3.11 4.01% OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 1.26 3.28% HAMPSON INDUSTRIES PLC ORD 25P 27.00
10-May-2011 04:27 PM

First Property ranked top against IPD benchmarks

First Property Group has been ranked No.1 versus both the IPD Central & Eastern European benchmark and the IPD Polish benchmark, for the five year period to the end of 2010. First Property had previously been ranked No.1 versus the same indices for the
10-May-2011 04:24 PM

HSBC appoints group MD

HSBC group general counsel Richard Bennett has been appointed a group managing director. Bennett - who will continue to report to group CEO Stuart Gulliver - joins the group management board. Bennett has been group general counsel since the beginning o
10-May-2011 04:19 PM

China trade surplus soars

China's trade surplus rose to $11.4bn in April. Imports fell by more than 21% as the government attempted to cool the country's economy while exports rose by nearly 30%. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
10-May-2011 04:13 PM

Microsoft buying Skype for $8.5bn

Microsoft is buying internet phone service company Skype for $8.5bn. Luxembourg-based Skype has 663 million users worldwide. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
10-May-2011 04:01 PM

Dechra in line with its expectations

Dechra Pharmaceuticals remains confident that it will continue to make good strategic progress throughout the remainder of the financial year. Dechra said current trading was in line with the board's expectations and consistent with the level seen
10-May-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 SAGE GROUP PLC ORD 1P 298.90 4.58% SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1732.00 4.53% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1404.00 3.62% AUTONOMY CORPORATION PLC ORD SHS 1/ 1733.50
10-May-2011 03:46 PM

Credit Suisse underlying pre-tax profit of CHF2.2bn

Credit Suisse reports underlying pre-tax profits of CHF2.2bn for the first quarter. Net income was CHF 1.6bn on net revenue of CHF8.4bn with a return on equity of 18.8%. This excludes fair value losses of CHF617m (CHF467m after tax) on own debt and st
10-May-2011 03:35 PM

Standard Life UK Smaller Cos beats index

Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust's net asset value rose by 3.1% in the three months to the end of March. This compares with a 1.2% rise in Hoare Govett Smaller Companies (HGSC) Index (ex-investment companies). At 3:35pm: (LON:SLS) share p
10-May-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market XCITE ENERGY LIMITED ORD SHS NPV (C 232.00 4.27% 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGY PLC ORD 10P 13.62 3.81% MAXIMA HOLDINGS PLC ORD 1P 31.00 3.33% ATHOL GOLD LD ORD 0.25P (DI) 0.68
10-May-2011 03:08 PM

US wholesale inventories up 1.1%

US wholesale inventories rose to $442.9bn at the end of March - up 1.1% from the revised February level and 13.3% up from a year ago. The US Department of Commerce said the February preliminary estimate was revised upward $0.1bn. End-of-month inventorie
10-May-2011 03:03 PM

IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index up at 42.8

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index rose by 2.0 points, or 4.9%, in May posting 42.8 vs. 40.8 in April. The index is 2.9 points below its 12-month average of 45.7 and 1.6 points below its reading of 44.4 in December 2007 when the economy entered into t
10-May-2011 03:02 PM

US wholesale inventories rise

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10-May-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1709.50 3.17% INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC O 1288.50 3.16% IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC ORD 10P 2219.50 2.90% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1393.00
10-May-2011 02:36 PM

ITM Power welcomes conclusions from NOW workshop

Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has welcomed conclusions from the NOW workshop held in Germany. NOW is the body responsible for the H2Mobility initiative to roll out the hydrogen refuelling infrastructure throughout Germany. NOW managi
10-May-2011 02:32 PM

Broker News & Views

Pace cut to hold from buy at Altium, target price lowered to 130p from 235p. Downgraded to underperform from buy at WH Ireland, target cut to 80p from 285p. Rio Tinto initiated with buy rating at RBS, target price 6150p. Schroders downgraded to hold fro
10-May-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market BANK OF IRELAND (GOVERNOR & COMPANY 0.24 4.35% GALLEON HOLDINGS PLC ORD 1P 4.12 3.00% EDENVILLE ENERGY PLC ORD 0.02P 1.08 2.86% PERPETUAL INCOME AND GROWTH INVESTM 46.00
10-May-2011 02:18 PM

Johnston Press ad revenues fall

Johnston Press expects its full year results to be in line with current forecasts despite a fall in advertising revenues. Total advertising revenues - print and digital - for the 18 weeks to 7 May were down 10.6%. The weakest performing category in the
10-May-2011 02:12 PM

Adventis warns of small loss

Adventis Group warns it now expects to report a small loss for 2010. In January the group reported some uplift in the technology, media and property divisions during 2010 but a further downturn in trading for the Adventis health division. It said that d
10-May-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC O 1289.50 3.24% SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1710.50 3.23% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1398.50 3.21% IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC ORD 10P 2220.50
10-May-2011 01:58 PM

FDA approves clinical study using system developed by Ondine unit

The US Food and Drugs Administration has approved a human clinical study on the use of a photodisinfection system developed by Ondine Biomedical subsidiary Advanced Photodynamic Technologies. The study will investigate the use of photodisinfection for th
10-May-2011 01:38 PM

Coastal Energy reveals find at Bua Ban North B

Coastal Energy has revealed a discovery at the Bua Ban North B-02 exploration well in the Gulf of Thailand. The well - which was drilled to 6,513 feet true vertical depth - encountered 62 feet of net pay in the Miocene objective with 26% average porosity
10-May-2011 01:34 PM

PSG Solutions unit wins £11m contract

PSG Solutions says a subsidiary company has been awarded a contract by a government department with a total value of £11m. At 1:34pm: (LON:PGS) share price was +0.5p at 26.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...