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Friday 14 October, 2011

14-Oct-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 MAN GROUP PLC USD0.03428571 157.60 5.07% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1424.00 4.71% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1118.00 3.71% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1359.00
14-Oct-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market GALILEO RESOURCES PLC 32.50 132.14% One Media Publishing Group plc 3.00 33.33% Ecovista plc 1.25 25.00% Oriental City Group Plc 0.25
14-Oct-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market SAREUM HOLDINGS PLC ORD 0.025P 1.72 6.17% ALTONA ENERGY PLC ORD 0.1P 6.25 4.17% ENTERPRISE INNS PLC ORD 2.5P 37.50 3.45% PHYSIOMICS PLC ORD 0.04P 0.33
14-Oct-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1121.50 4.04% MAN GROUP PLC USD0.03428571 155.65 3.77% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 910.50 3.64% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 978.30
14-Oct-2011 03:50 PM

Polyus Gold International secures 16% growth in production

Polyus Gold International, the leading gold producer in Russia and one of the major producers of gold in Kazakhstan, has increased its total gold production by 16% in the nine months ended 30 September 2011, compared to the same period last year. Product
14-Oct-2011 03:43 PM

Board change at Ellenbrook Developments

Robin Herzberg, managing director of Carillion Private Finance, has stood down as a director of Ellenbrook Developments. He is to be succeeded as a director by Owen Travis, who is Senior Concession Manager, Carillion Private Finance. Story provided
14-Oct-2011 03:39 PM

Contuinuing rise in U.S. business inventories

An unexpectedly high rise in U.S. business inventories suggests that companies are having difficulty selling stock. The Commerce Department said that inventories rose in August by 0.5% for the second month running. Sales increased by just 0.3% after ris
14-Oct-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market SKY HIGH PLC ORD 10P 10.00 11.11% GOLD OIL PLC ORD 0.025P 2.82 6.42% SHORE CAPITAL GROUP LIMITED ORD NPV 20.00 5.26% SOLO OIL PLC ORD 0.01P 0.71
14-Oct-2011 03:29 PM

U.S. consumer confidence at its lowest level since 1980

Consumer confidence in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level since May 1980. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment for this month has decreased to 57.5 from 59.4 in September. Paul Dales, a senior U.S. eco
14-Oct-2011 03:23 PM

Two directors of Prime Focus London stand down

Christopher Mills and Marie-Louise Windeler have both stood down as directors of Prime Focus London with immediate effect. The Board says it has identified potential new directors. At 3:23pm: (LON:PFO) share price was 0p at 26p Story provided by St
14-Oct-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 51.43 4.96% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 989.90 4.80% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 920.50 4.78% BARCLAYS PLC ORD 25P 181.03
14-Oct-2011 02:53 PM

Broker News & Views

BarCap downgrades GlaxoSmithKline from overweight to equal weight, target raised from 1,500p to 1,600p. Numis upgrades WH Smith from hold to add. Daniel Stewart intitiates buy on HSBC Holdings, target price 600p. RBS initiates buy on Pendragon, target p
14-Oct-2011 02:50 PM

Import prices in U.S. rise 0.3% in the month

Import prices in the U.S. rose by 0.3% in September, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics. The cost of imports had fallen by 0.2% the previous month. Export prices are rising faster than imports. They rose 0.4% in S
14-Oct-2011 02:32 PM

Irish win praise for spending cuts

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has praised the Irish Government for its achievements in reducing its budget deficit through public spending cuts. The OECD also reported that Ireland, which received a £72bn bailout last
14-Oct-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market OPTIMAL PAYMENTS PLC ORD 0.01P 55.25 10.77% ZENERGY POWER PLC ORD 1P 5.37 6.34% RANGE RESOURCES LIMITED ORD NPV (DI 10.12 5.97% HIGHAMS SYSTEMS SERVICES GROUP PLC 2.87
14-Oct-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 51.78 5.67% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 917.75 4.47% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1368.00 4.27% XSTRATA PLC ORD USD0.50 984.50
14-Oct-2011 02:00 PM

Eurozone crisis meeting in Paris

The finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in Paris where the eurozone debt crisis will dominate the agenda. The meeting aims to agree a plan that can be put to the European Union summit on October 23. Fears are growing that Greece will defau
14-Oct-2011 01:52 PM

Highest growth in U.S. retail sales since February

Retail sales in the U.S. last month showed their highest growth since February. The Commerce Department announced that they had risen 1.1% in September. This followed a 0.3% rise the previous month. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
14-Oct-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market ARK THERAPEUTICS GROUP PLC ORD 1P 3.87 8.10% JOHNSTON PRESS PLC ORD 10P 4.62 4.05% HORNBY PLC ORD 1P 135.00 3.85% EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED COM SHS NP 43.25
14-Oct-2011 01:16 PM

Cash return approved by Eurovestech shareholders

Shareholders at Eurovestech have voted at a General Meeting for a resolution to approve the return of cash. They will receive one D Share for each Ordinary Share they hold at 5.00 p.m. on 17 October 2011. Unless they validly accept the D Share Tender Of
14-Oct-2011 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 51.25 4.59% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1353.50 3.16% UNILEVER PLC ORD 3 1/9P 2115.50 2.84% PRUDENTIAL PLC ORD 5P 634.75
14-Oct-2011 12:55 PM

Brokers' round-up, buy HSBC Holdings and Pendragon

Daniel Stewart intitiates buy on HSBC Holdings, target price 600p. RBS initiates buy on Pendragon, target price 14p. Oriel Securities downgrades Kingfisher from hold to reduce. Brewin Dolphin upgrades BowLeven from hold to buy. Numis upgrades Recor
14-Oct-2011 12:30 PM

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

Overall Market EXPANSYS PLC ORD 0.25P 2.30 8.49% CSCAPE GROUP PLC ORD 10P 66.50 8.13% ARTISAN (UK) PLC ORD 20P 14.50 7.41% MOUCHEL GROUP PLC ORD 0.25P 13.87
14-Oct-2011 12:22 PM

A&N Media merges online property business with Zoopla

A&N Media, the consumer media division of DMGT, has agreed to merge the online property business of its Digital Property Group with Zoopla. The Group includes FindaProperty.com and Primelocation.com and will work with Zoopla.co.uk. Zoopla is a privatel
14-Oct-2011 12:15 PM

Profits at Saudi British Bank jump 50%

The Saudi British Bank (SABB) recorded a net profit $596m for the nine months ended 30 September 2011. This is an increase of 50.2% as compared with same period in 2010. Sheikh Khaled Olayan, Chairman of SABB, said: "SABB has achieved strong profi