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Friday 03 June, 2011

03-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 AUTONOMY CORPORATION PLC ORD SHS 1/ 1825.00 3.99% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 53.50 3.78% INVENSYS PLC ORD 10P 310.80 2.85% JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC ORD #1 2052.00
03-Jun-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% Judicium plc 140.00 133.33% NCI Vehicle Rescue plc 32.50 128.07% Aspartus plc 0.20
03-Jun-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market HAMPSON INDUSTRIES PLC ORD 25P 27.50 13.40% PRAESEPE PLC ORD 1P 6.50 13.04% PORTA COMMUNICATIONS PLC ORD 0.1P 0.13 8.33% BANK OF IRELAND (GOVERNOR & COMPANY 0.15
03-Jun-2011 04:28 PM

Andrew Keating joins Bristol & West board

Bristol & West has appointed Andrew Keating as an executive director with effect from 1 June. At 4:28pm: (LON:BWSA) Bristol & West share price was 0p at 66p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
03-Jun-2011 04:26 PM

Mouchel to publish IMS

Consulting and business services group Mouchel will be publishing an interim management statement on 15 June. At 4:26pm: (LON:MCHL) Mouchel Parkman share price was +0.13p at 65.13p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
03-Jun-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 53.83 4.42% AUTONOMY CORPORATION PLC ORD SHS 1/ 1818.50 3.62% INVENSYS PLC ORD 10P 308.25 2.00% VODAFONE GROUP PLC ORD USD0.11 3/7 163.78
03-Jun-2011 03:56 PM

Hampson settles dispute with Erlson

International aerospace group Hampson Industries has reached a settlement in its dispute with Erlson Precision Holdings. The dispute concerned the sale of Erlson Precision Components Ltd - formerly Hampson Precision Automotive Ltd - to Erlson. Judgm
03-Jun-2011 03:37 PM

OFT publishes decision on Hanover-Chaucer deal

The Office of Fair Trading has published the text of its decision on the anticipated acquisition by Hanover Insurance Group of Chaucer Holdings which was cleared on 26 May. This decision can be found on the OFT's website at www.oft.gov.uk At
03-Jun-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MEDICSIGHT PLC ORD 5P 6.25 8.70% TOLEDO MINING CORPORATION PLC ORD 5 32.50 6.56% SOUTHERN CROSS HEALTHCARE GROUP PLC 6.60 4.76% CELLCAST PLC ORD 1P 3.62
03-Jun-2011 03:22 PM

Northern AIM lags index

Northern AIM VCT's net asset value per share rose by 0.2% on a total return basis in the six months to the end of April. This compares with a 13.6% rise in the FTSE AIM Index. The company's share price rose by 3.9% during the period. It said
03-Jun-2011 03:18 PM

Northern 3 and Northern AIM in merger talks

Northern 3 VCT and Northern AIM VCT have started talks on a possible merger. Any merger would be subject to approval by the shareholders of both companies. Subject to further consideration, it is envisaged that the merger would be effected by means
03-Jun-2011 03:16 PM

IAG traffic figures rise

Airline group IAG traffic rose by 14.1% in May measure in revenue passenger kilometres. Capacity measured in available seat kilometres was up by 7.3%. Group premium traffic for the month grew by 30.7% compared to the previous year, with 11.4% growth in
03-Jun-2011 03:10 PM

ISM non-manufacturing index up

The Institute of Supply Management's business activity index for the US services sector bell by 0.1 percentage point to 53.6% in May. But the non-manufacturing index rose 1.8 points to 54.6% indicating continued growth at a faster rate in the non-ma
03-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 53.68 4.13% AUTONOMY CORPORATION PLC ORD SHS 1/ 1801.00 2.62% VODAFONE GROUP PLC ORD USD0.11 3/7 163.23 1.48% HAMMERSON PLC ORD 25P 477.20
03-Jun-2011 02:31 PM

Moody's may downgrade US debt rating

Ratings agency Moody's may downgrade the US government's debt rating unless Congress authorises more borrowing. It says this is due to the very small but rising risk of a short-lived default. If the debt limit is raised and default avoided,
03-Jun-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market BELGRAVIUM TECHNOLOGIES PLC ORD 5P 7.37 5.29% VIALOGY PLC ORD 1P 3.25 4.17% TRIPLE PLATE JUNCTION PLC ORD 1P 6.05 2.89% CREAT RESOURCES HOLDINGS LD ORD NPV 4.50
03-Jun-2011 02:05 PM

Ryanair passenger figures up 101%

Ryanair carried 6,47 million passengers in May - 11% up on last year. The load factor increased by one percentage point to 82%. Ryanair says the total number of passengers carried in the year is 74.9 million. At 2:05pm: (LON:RYA) Ryanair Holdings PLC
03-Jun-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 53.70 4.17% AUTONOMY CORPORATION PLC ORD SHS 1/ 1808.00 3.02% VODAFONE GROUP PLC ORD USD0.11 3/7 162.98 1.32% SEGRO PLC ORD 10P 324.75
03-Jun-2011 01:56 PM

Galaxy brings forward spodumene shipment, says CRHL

Galaxy Resources - in which Creat Resources Holdings has a major shareholding - has rescheduled the second shipment of spodumene to China a month earlier than first anticipated. Galaxy says this is due to recent solid production at its Mt Cattlin spodum
03-Jun-2011 01:48 PM

Nyota Minerals CEO joins board

Nyota Minerals CEO Richard Chase has joined the company's board as an executive director. Chase has been granted a total of 3.5 million options as part of his remuneration package. The first tranche - 1.7 million options - are exercisable at £0.175
03-Jun-2011 01:38 PM

US average earnings up 0.3%

Average hourly earnings for all employees on private non-farm payrolls increased by 6 cents, or 0.3%, to $22.98 in May, figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show. Over the past 12 months, average hourly earnings increased by 1.8%. In May, averag
03-Jun-2011 01:37 PM

US unemployment rate at 9.1%

The US unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 9.1% in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said today (3 June). The number of unemployed persons (13.9 million) and the labor force, at 153.7 million, showed little changed over the month. Among
03-Jun-2011 01:34 PM

US non-farm payrolls up 54,000

US non-farm payroll employment rose by 54,000 in May, latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show. This follows gains that averaged 220,000 in the prior three months. Private-sector employment continued to trend up (+83,000), although by a
03-Jun-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market MISSION CAPITAL PLC ORD 1P 2.75 4.96% ASCENT RESOURCES PLC ORD 0.1P 3.37 4.66% ANGLO ASIAN MINING PLC ORD 1P 49.00 3.70% BREEDON AGGREGATES LD ORD NPV 19.25
03-Jun-2011 01:28 PM

Valiant offer for Sagex extended

Valiant Petroleum's offer for Sagex Petroleum has been extended until 10 June. Valiant's board believes there is a compelling business rationale for the acquisition and looks forward to working together with Sagex to reach completion of the t