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Friday 26 August, 2011

26-Aug-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1878.00 3.36% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1257.00 3.20% ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1318.00 3.05% ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC ORD SHS 20 603.50
26-Aug-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Talbex Group (The) plc 0.10 -5.00% Rare Earths and Metals plc 0.17 -2.78% Bright Futures Group plc 0.17 -2.78% Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
26-Aug-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market RED EMPEROR RESOURCES NL ORD NPV (D 21.12 6.94% MEDIWATCH PLC ORD 1P 2.37 5.33% RANGE RESOURCES LIMITED ORD NPV (DI 12.00 3.27% SKYEPHARMA PLC ORD 100P 52.00
26-Aug-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1318.00 3.05% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1246.00 2.30% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1857.00 2.20% DIAGEO PLC ORD 28 101/108P 1190.00
26-Aug-2011 03:49 PM

Arrowpoint appoints president of US subsidiary

Arrowpoint has appointed Manu Mazumdar as president of its wholly-owned US subsidiary, Arrowpoint Technologies Inc. Mazumdar will be responsible for the management of Arrowpoint's US based operations, as well as for ensuring effective co-opera
26-Aug-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MANX FINANCIAL GROUP PLC ORD NPV 7.25 5.38% VIALOGY PLC ORD 1P 2.50 5.04% MONITISE PLC ORD 1P 34.00 4.23% SIGNET JEWELERS LIMITED COMMON SHS 2307.50
26-Aug-2011 03:18 PM

Broker News & Views

Numis downgrades Aggreko from sell to reduce, target unchanged at 1,500p. RBS downgrades Aegis Group from hold to sell, target price cut from 165p to 115p. S&P Equity downgrades AMEC from strong buy to buy. Soc Gen downgrades AMEC from buy to hold, tar
26-Aug-2011 03:15 PM

Royal Bank of Canada posts loss of $92m

Royal Bank of Canada posts a net loss of $92m for the third quarter to the end of July. Earnings were affected by a loss of $1,573m related to the previously announced sale of its US regional retail banking operations, comprised primarily of a write-off
26-Aug-2011 03:04 PM

UoM inflation forecast rises

US one-year inflation forecasts rose to 3.5% in the University of Michigan surveys of consumers' final August report. This was up from 3.4% in both the preliminary report and in July. The five-year inflation forecast was unchanged at 2.9%. Sto
26-Aug-2011 03:02 PM

UoM consumer sentiment up in final report

US consumer sentiment rose to 55.6 in the University of Michigan's final August report. This was up from the preliminary figures of 54.9. Sentiment in July was 63.7. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
26-Aug-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1319.00 3.13% RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6415.00 2.31% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1846.00 1.60% DIAGEO PLC ORD 28 101/108P 1183.50
26-Aug-2011 02:46 PM

Geo Genesis MD resigns; appoints two senior advisers

Geo Genesis Group has appointed two senior advisers and announced the resignation of its MD. Patrick De Nieffe, who has been a capital markets professional for 30 years, will be based in London and Francisco Parreira who is currently a director of Open
26-Aug-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market AFRICAN MINING & EXPLORATION PLC OR 7.25 5.38% SAN LEON ENERGY PLC ORD EUR0.05 19.75 5.33% MANX FINANCIAL GROUP PLC ORD NPV 6.87 3.78% CLINTON CARDS PLC ORD 10P 10.25
26-Aug-2011 02:06 PM

Daimler and Rolls-Royce get approvals for Tognum takeover

Daimler and Rolls-Royce Holdings have received regulatory approvals for the acquisition of Tognum AG. This step paves the way for Daimler and Rolls-Royce's joint venture, Engine Holding, to conclude the takeover of the Friedrichshafen-based engin
26-Aug-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1319.50 3.17% RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6407.50 2.19% DIAGEO PLC ORD 28 101/108P 1191.50 1.84% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1235.00
26-Aug-2011 01:42 PM

Federal Bank first quarter net profits rise

The Federal Bank posts first quarter net profits of Rs146.16Crores in the three months to the end of June - up from Rs131.86Crores a year ago. Total income rose to Rs1,361.61Crores - up from Rs1,061.68m last time. Story provided by StockMarketWire.
26-Aug-2011 01:38 PM

US GDP price index up 3.3%

The price index for gross domestic purchases, which measures prices paid by US residents, increased 3.3% in the second quarter, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is 0.1 percentage point more than in the advance estimate. This index inc
26-Aug-2011 01:36 PM

US GDP growth revised down to 1%

The US gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.0% in the second quarter, according to the 'second' estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The earlier estimate was a rise of 1.3%. The 'second' estimate is bas
26-Aug-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market ASSETCO PLC ORD 1P 2.08 5.05% MERCHANT SECURITIES GROUP PLC ORD 1 11.00 4.76% RENSBURG AIM VCT PLC ORD 5P 37.50 4.17% YAMANA GOLD INC. COM SHS NPV 965.00
26-Aug-2011 01:13 PM

Fortune Brands reveals tender offer results

Fortune Brands has announced the results and proration of its tender offers for up to $1.05bn of its outstanding notes listed. The tender offers began on 28 July and expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on 24 August. Fortune Brands has accepted f
26-Aug-2011 01:05 PM

Axis-Shield gets FDA clearance for new anti-CCP assay

A new version of Axis-Shield'ss anti-CCP ELISA kit for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis has been cleared for use by the US Food and Drug Administration. The new kit increases the assay range and contains changed components for reduced manufact
26-Aug-2011 01:02 PM

GEONG confident FY results will be ahead of forecasts

GEONG International's full year results have been put back but it remains confident net after-tax profits will be ahead of market forecasts. In July GEONG announced that it would would be releasing its preliminary results statement for the year to
26-Aug-2011 01:00 PM

Brokers' round-up, two downgrades for AMEC

S&P Equity downgrades AMEC from strong buy to buy. Soc Gen downgrades AMEC from buy to hold, target price cut from 1350p to 950p. Deutsche Bank downgrades Phoenix Group from buy to hold, target price cut from 885p to 650p. Deutsche Bank upgrades Hisc
26-Aug-2011 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1319.50 3.17% RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ORD $0.05 6400.00 2.07% DIAGEO PLC ORD 28 101/108P 1189.50 1.67% FRESNILLO PLC ORD USD0.50 1843.50
26-Aug-2011 12:30 PM

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

Overall Market MBL GROUP PLC ORD 75P 13.00 23.81% BEACON HILL RESOURCES PLC ORD 0.25P 13.25 8.16% MANAGED SUPPORT SERVICES PLC ORD 1P 2.12 6.00% SYNCHRONICA PLC ORD 15P 14.87