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Tuesday 21 June, 2011

21-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 WHITBREAD PLC ORD 76 122/153P 1587.00 6.87% CARNIVAL PLC ORD USD 1.66 2324.00 6.02% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1272.00 5.12% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1368.00
21-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market V2 Ventures plc 9.50 850.00% All Star Minerals plc 2.62 138.64% FreshTL plc 1.06 0.24% CarbonDesk Group plc 8.00
21-Jun-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market GREKA DRILLING LIMITED ORD USD0.000 46.50 8.14% SEFTON RESOURCES INC. COM SHS NPV 3.72 4.79% CRESTON PLC ORD 10P 118.00 3.62% AVESCO GROUP PLC ORD 10P 114.50
21-Jun-2011 04:26 PM

Leighton takes over as Pace chairman

Allan Leighton has taken over as non-executive chairman of Pace, a leading developer of digital TV technologies for the payTV industry. Leighton's appointment as chairman was announced in May when he initially joined the board as a non-executive di
21-Jun-2011 04:21 PM

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21-Jun-2011 04:17 PM

Close Brothers schedules pre-close update

Close Brothers Group will release its pre-close period trading update for the year to the end of July on 22 July. At 4:17pm: (LON:CBG) Close Brothers Group share price was +6.25p at 765.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
21-Jun-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 WHITBREAD PLC ORD 76 122/153P 1583.50 6.63% CARNIVAL PLC ORD USD 1.66 2320.00 5.84% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1266.50 4.67% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1367.00
21-Jun-2011 03:48 PM

Meikles reports good growth

Meikles posts comprehensive income of $8.0m for the 15 months to the end of March (2009: loss of $2.7m). Meikles says this outturn includes the loss on the disposal of Kingdom and Cotton Printers to the tune of $3.8m. The discontinued operations achi
21-Jun-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market XG TECHNOLOGY INC COM STK USD0.01 ( 0.47 4.44% HELIUS ENERGY PLC ORD 1P 13.00 4.00% CARR'S MILLING INDUSTRIES PLC ORD 2 854.00 3.08% GREEN DRAGON GAS LTD. ORD USD0.0001 1
21-Jun-2011 03:16 PM

Broker News & Views

UBS reitereated buy on Aggreko, target price raised from 1,950p to 2,140p. Evolution recommends buy Whitbread, target price cut from 1,810p to 1,750p. Investec recommends buy British American Tobacco, target price raised from 2660p to 3000p. Morgan St
21-Jun-2011 03:06 PM

US existing home sales down 3.8%

US existing-home sales were down in May as temporary factors and financing problems weighed on the market, US National Association of Realtors said today (21 June). Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family, townhom
21-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

Saga urges government to set out pension 'transitional arrangements'

Saga is urging the government to set out its plans for 'transitional arrangements' over the increase in the state pension age as soon as possible. Saga says that following last night's (20 June) debate on the second reading of the Pensions
21-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 WHITBREAD PLC ORD 76 122/153P 1582.50 6.57% CARNIVAL PLC ORD USD 1.66 2292.50 4.58% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 50.93 3.94% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1255.50
21-Jun-2011 02:36 PM

OFT publishes decision on Danone- Complan Foods deal

The Office of Fair Trading has published the text of its decision on the anticipated acquisition by Danone Holdings (UK) of Complan Foods, which was cleared. This decision can be found on the OFT's website at www.oft.gov.uk Story provided by Stoc
21-Jun-2011 02:34 PM

Crawshaw profits to be lower than previous forecasts

Butcher Crawshaw warns full year profits will be lower than previous forecasts. Sales in all its outlets have been below expectations and like-for-like sales are now 2% below last year. It says continued rising meat prices have put pressure on its margi
21-Jun-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market AGI THERAPEUTICS PLC ORD EUR0.01 4.37 12.63% PRESIDENT PETROLEUM COMPANY PLC ORD 23.50 9.30% CPPGROUP PLC ORD 10P 130.50 5.57% STELLAR DIAMONDS PLC ORD 5P 6.12
21-Jun-2011 02:23 PM

Carnival Q2 revenues up on increased capacity and pricing

Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation second quarter revenues rose by $353m to $3.6bn due to increased capacity and improved ticket prices. The group revised up its guidance on the impact of North Africa conflicts. The group expects the revised imp
21-Jun-2011 02:15 PM

New CEO for Ratos subsidiary Stofa

Klaus H�eg-Hagensen has been appointed as CEO of Ratos's subsidiary Stofa, with effect from 1 August. H�eg-Hagensen, 41, has extensive experience from the media business and consumer-related companies, including Ecco Sko and Dansk Supermarked. He
21-Jun-2011 02:10 PM

Redbook sales index up

US retail sales in the week ending 18 June were 4.2% up on last year, according to the latest Johnson Redbook Index. Same store sales for the month are up 3.9% from a year ago and 1% higher than last month. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
21-Jun-2011 02:06 PM

JLT appointed to Pension Protection Fund actuarial panel

JLT Benefit Solutions has been appointed as a member of the Pension Protection Fund's new actuarial panel. The PPF has set up this panel of five actuarial firms to help carry out valuations for pension schemes in assessment. JLT discontinuance di
21-Jun-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 WHITBREAD PLC ORD 76 122/153P 1582.50 6.57% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1254.50 3.68% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1352.50 3.48% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1534.50
21-Jun-2011 01:57 PM

Total owns 60% of SunPower after tender offer

Total owns 60% of SunPower's class A and class B common stock following a friendly all-cash tender offer. Total has accepted for payment 34,756,682 shares of class A common stock and 25,220,000 shares of class B common stock at $23.25 per share, fo
21-Jun-2011 01:53 PM

Foresight Solar VCT net asset value slips by 0.1p

Foresight Solar VCT's net asset value per ordinary share slipped slightly to 93.8p at the end of March - down from 93.9p at the end of December. There were 24,352,489 ordinary shares in issue at the end of March. There were 16,233,171 shares
21-Jun-2011 01:49 PM

AVWest orders six Bombardier Global business jets

AVWest of Australia has placed firm orders for four Global 7000 and two Global 8000 ultra long-range jets from Bombardier Aerospace. The total value of this overall order is approximately $400m based on the 2011 list price for typically equipped aircra
21-Jun-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market CUPID PLC ORD 2.5P 209.75 5.93% ANGEL MINING PLC ORD 1P 2.12 3.41% OPTIMAL PAYMENTS PLC ORD 0.01P 60.75 3.40% SOLO OIL PLC ORD 0.01P 1.38