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Monday 11 July, 2011

11-Jul-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 INTERNATIONAL POWER PLC ORD 50P 309.10 2.59% SHIRE PLC ORD 5P 2002.00 1.11% RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3495.00 0.81% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1434.00
11-Jul-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market U.S. Oil and Gas plc 95.00 5.56% Talbex Group (The) plc 0.10 -5.00% Bright Futures Group plc 0.17 -2.78% Oriental City Group Plc 0.23
11-Jul-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market KEA PETROLEUM PLC ORD 1P 6.12 4.08% EMERGING METALS LIMITED ORD NPV (DI 2.72 3.82% DAISY GROUP PLC ORD 2P 126.37 3.37% ECR MINERALS PLC ORD 0.1P 2.52
11-Jul-2011 04:12 PM

Value and Income Trust NAV up

Value and Income Trust's net asset value per share with debt at fair value rose to 236.0p at the end of June - up from 233.7p at the end of March. The ordinary share price rose to 193.4p from 186.0p. At 4:12pm: (LON:VIN) Value & Income Trust sh
11-Jul-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 INTERNATIONAL POWER PLC ORD 50P 309.05 2.57% SHIRE PLC ORD 5P 1993.50 0.68% COBHAM PLC ORD 2.5P 212.85 0.31% RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3476.50
11-Jul-2011 03:41 PM

Mariana passes 0.5m oz of gold milestone at Las Calandrias

Mariana Resources has revealed an initial resource of half a million ounces of gold for the Las Calandrias project in southern Argentina. The resource estimate was prepared by independent consultants Mine Development Associates and was completed by the
11-Jul-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market ECR MINERALS PLC ORD 0.1P 2.45 6.52% MINERA IRL LIMITED ORD NPV 70.00 5.26% PALMARIS CAPITAL PLC ORD 5P 5.75 4.55% MAPLE ENERGY PLC ORD USD0.01 (EX-DI 60.00
11-Jul-2011 03:26 PM

Smallest firms 'get rough deal from banks'

Smallest firms are still more likely to get a rough deal at the hands of the banks, the Federation of Small Businesses warns. An independent survey conducted by the BBA Taskforce ? made up of the major banks, business organisations and trade bodies ? fo
11-Jul-2011 03:03 PM

Hydrodec and Kobelco to set up operating JV

Hydrodec and Kobelco Eco-Solutions have agreed to establish Pacific Eco Refining Co - the first joint operating entity to use Hydrodec's refining technology in Japan. The agreement follows the establishment of a strategic alliance between Hydrodec a
11-Jul-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 INTERNATIONAL POWER PLC ORD 50P 310.55 3.07% SHIRE PLC ORD 5P 1998.00 0.91% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1314.50 0.88% COBHAM PLC ORD 2.5P 213.80
11-Jul-2011 02:48 PM

International Biotechnology lags indices

International Biotechnology Trust's net asset value rose by 7.8% on a cumulative performance basis in the three months to the end of May. This compares with a rise of 14.1% by the NASDAQ Biotech Index and a 15.2% increase in the Russell Small Cap Bi
11-Jul-2011 02:41 PM

EDB ErgoGroup deputy CEO stepping down

EDB ErgoGroup deputy CEO John-Arne Haugerud is to leave the firm to takeover as CEO of VPS, the Norwegian central securities depository. He will leave EDB ErgoGroup by the beginning of January at the latest. CEO Terje Mj�s said: "We are sorry th
11-Jul-2011 02:38 PM

EC backs Renault aid plan

The European Commission has backed aid for French car firm Renault. The €24.5m payment remains subject to approval by the European parliament and the Council of the European Union. The aid, if approved, will go towards the expenses incurred by Rena
11-Jul-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ACCSYS TECHNOLOGIES PLC ORD EUR0.01 0.10 11.11% HANSEN TRANSMISSIONS INTERNATIONAL 35.12 5.62% HELPHIRE GROUP PLC ORD 5P 3.57 3.78% JJB SPORTS PLC ORD 1P 20.37
11-Jul-2011 02:29 PM

Broker News & Views

Bernstein downgrades Diageo from outperform market to market perform. Evolution Securities upgrades Marston's from add to buy, target raised to 140p. Matrix initiates BAT as hold UBS increases target for Imperial Tobacco from 2325p to 2385p RBS in
11-Jul-2011 02:22 PM

Weatherly pleased with quarterly performance

Weatherly International is pleased with its quarterly performance and is now more confident that targets can be achieved. Weatherly says production at both Matchless and Otjihase is increasing towards target levels while the feasibility study for Tschud
11-Jul-2011 02:11 PM

OFT clears Virgin Active-Esporta Racquets and Non-Racquets deal

The Office of fair Trading has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Virgin Active Holdings of Esporta Racquets and Non-Racquets Holdings. The OFT say that on the information currently available, it has deciced not to refer the merger to the Competition
11-Jul-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 INTERNATIONAL POWER PLC ORD 50P 309.35 2.67% SHIRE PLC ORD 5P 1999.50 0.98% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1311.50 0.65% COBHAM PLC ORD 2.5P 213.00
11-Jul-2011 01:57 PM

Hewett, Bailey and White join RTC Group board

RTC Group recruitment MD Gary Hewett and group FD Andrew Bailey have joined the board with immediate effect. Their formal appointment to the board follows their election at the annual general meeting in June. Hewett joined the RTC Group initially as MD
11-Jul-2011 01:42 PM

Air Partner moves to larger HQ

Aviation services provider Air Partner is relocating its UK headquarters to larger, modern offices alongside London Gatwick Airport. The company's registered office from 18 July will be 2 City Place, Beehive Ring Road, Gatwick, West Sussex RH6 0P
11-Jul-2011 01:34 PM

OFT looks at anticipated acquisition by Tramlink Nottingham consortium

The Office of fair Trading is considering the anticipated acquisition by the Tramlink Nottingham consortium of the NET Line One and NET Phase Two concession. The consortium includes Wellglade, the parent company of Trent Barton. The OFT is considering
11-Jul-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market ASSETCO PLC ORD 1P 1.77 4.12% VERNALIS PLC ORD 1P 40.87 2.48% SOUND OIL PLC ORD 0.1P 3.57 2.00% SAREUM HOLDINGS PLC ORD 0.025P 1.55
11-Jul-2011 01:29 PM

iEnergizer changes registered office

Business process outsourcing specialist iEnergizer's registered office is Mont Crevelt House, Bulwer Avenue, St Sampson, Guernsey GY2 4LH. At 1:29pm: (LON:IBPO) share price was 0p at 196.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
11-Jul-2011 01:24 PM

US venture capital funds raise $2.7bn

Thirty-seven US venture capital funds raised $2.7bn in the second quarter, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association. This level marks a 28% increase by dollar commitments, but a 23% decline by number of f
11-Jul-2011 01:17 PM

Essar Oil swings into the black

Essar Oil swung into the black in the first quarter with after-tax profits of Rs469crore against a loss of Rs70crore last time. Revenues rose 37% to Rs16,478crore while the current price gross refining margin for its refinery business increased to $7.38