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Friday 06 January, 2012

06-Jan-2012 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1251.50 4.03% PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1543.00 3.35% AMEC PLC ORD 50P 963.00 3.16% WPP PLC ORD 10P 690.00
06-Jan-2012 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Trafalgar New Homes plc 19.50 1460.00% V2 Ventures plc 9.50 850.00% Marshall Lake Mining plc 61.50 459.09% Sprue Aegis plc 17.25
06-Jan-2012 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market PEERTV PLC ORD 0.5P 15.00 50.00% MOUNTFIELD GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 1.00 33.33% VIALOGY PLC ORD 1P 2.00 22.70% POWERHOUSE ENERGY GROUP PLC ORD 1P 19.00
06-Jan-2012 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 PETROFAC LIMITED ORD USD0.02 1545.00 3.48% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1243.50 3.37% AMEC PLC ORD 50P 962.75 3.13% WPP PLC ORD 10P 686.75
06-Jan-2012 03:31 PM

Operations resume at First Quantum's Kansanshi mine

Operations at First Quantum Minerals' Kansanshi copper/gold mine in Zambia have resumed. The company said negotiations with the labour unions are continuing. At 3:31pm: (LON:FQM) First Quantum Minerals share price was +12p at 1393p Story prov
06-Jan-2012 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market STRATHDON INVESTMENT PLC ORD 1P 0.75 50.00% ENEGI OIL PLC ORD 1P 15.75 50.00% VIALOGY PLC ORD 1P 2.00 22.70% MOUNTFIELD GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 0.88
06-Jan-2012 03:29 PM

Court rejects bid to halt DNO-Rak merger

An Oslo court has rejected an attempt to halt DNO International's merger with Rak Petroleum. Oslo byfogdembete (the (Oslo enforcement, bankruptcy and probate court) dismissed the request for an injunction filed by Petrolia Invest AS and Erik J. Fryd
06-Jan-2012 03:21 PM

Medgenics grants options and awards shares to non-execs

Medgenics has granted granted options over 15,000 common shares and made a restricted share award of 7,000 common shares to each non-executive directors. The company said the options and share award to Isaac Blech, Gary Brukardt, Alastair Clemow, Joel K
06-Jan-2012 03:14 PM

RBS appoints group strategy and corporate finance director

Royal Bank of Scotland Group has appointed Richard Kibble as strategy and corporate finance director. Kibble joins the group from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he has been a partner since 2008. He has over 20 years of strategy consulting experience a
06-Jan-2012 03:10 PM

OFT looks into Velti takeover of Mobile Interactive Group

The Office of Fair Trading is looking at the completed acquisition of Mobile Interactive Group by Velti. The OFT is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, if carried into effect, will result in the creation of a relev
06-Jan-2012 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1240.50 3.12% AMEC PLC ORD 50P 961.50 3.00% WPP PLC ORD 10P 688.75 2.95% HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 91.98
06-Jan-2012 02:30 PM

Broker News & Views

Goldman Sachs upgrades Vodafone from neutral to buy, target price raised from 197p to 245p. Oriel Securities initiates buy on Vodafone, target price 230p. Credit Suisse downgrades Kazakhmys from outperform to underperform, target price cut from 1350p to
06-Jan-2012 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market TRICOR PLC ORD 0.01P 0.04 33.33% ENEGI OIL PLC ORD 1P 13.88 32.19% MOUNTFIELD GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 0.75 19.05% FORUM ENERGY PLC ORD 10P 59.50
06-Jan-2012 02:23 PM

Enegi Oil encouraged by Shoal Point drilling results

Enegi Oil is encouraged by drilling results revealed by Shoal Point Energy on the 3K39z well, at Shoal Point in Newfoundland. Enegi Oil says that according to the announcement, the borehole has been drilled to a measured depth of 1,745 metres and encount
06-Jan-2012 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1250.00 3.91% AMEC PLC ORD 50P 967.00 3.59% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 15.50 3.33% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.22
06-Jan-2012 01:54 PM

West African Minerals shareholders approve Ferrum deal

West African Minerals shareholders have approved the acquisition of Ferrum Resources. West African Minerals has applied for the consideration and placing shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. At 1:54pm: (LON:WAFM) share price was +0.13p at 13.88p
06-Jan-2012 01:41 PM

Sara Lee appoints chief executive of MeatCo

Sara Lee Corporation has appointed Sean Connolly as chief executive of its North American retail and foodservice business from 17 January. Connolly will serve as chief executive of MeatCo (Sara Lee's North American meats business) following the spi
06-Jan-2012 01:38 PM

US average earnings up 0.2%

Average hourly earnings for US employees on private non-farm payrolls rose by 4 cents, or 0.2%, to $23.24 in December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said today (6 January). Over the past 12 months, average hourly earnings have increased by 2.1%. In
06-Jan-2012 01:36 PM

US unemployment rate falls to 8.5%

The US unemployment rae fell to 8.5% in December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said today (6 January). Both the number of unemployed persons (13.1 million) and the unemployment rate (8.5% ) continued to trend down in December. The unemployment rate
06-Jan-2012 01:34 PM

US non-farm payrolls up 200,000

US non-farm payrolls rose by 200,000 in December, new figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal. Over the past 12 months, non-farm payroll employment has risen by 1.6 million. Employment in the private sector rose by 212,000 in December and
06-Jan-2012 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market PETROLATINA ENERGY PLC ORD USD0.10 17.50 20.69% AMPHION INNOVATIONS PLC ORD 1P 5.00 17.65% NOVA RESOURCES LIMITED ORD 1P (DI) 2.88 9.51% FEEDBACK PLC ORD 0.25P 1.50
06-Jan-2012 01:18 PM

Samsung expects jump in operating profits

Samsung Electronics expects fourth quarter operating profits of around Won5.2trn on sales of Won47trn. This compares with operating profits of Won3.01trn a year ago on sales of Won41.87trn. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
06-Jan-2012 01:12 PM

Silence completes research work under AstraZeneca collaboration

Silence Therapeutics has successfully completed research work under its collaboration with partner AstraZeneca and its biologics arm, MedImmune. The first collaboration between Silence and AstraZeneca was initiated in 2007 and was extended in 2010. It
06-Jan-2012 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1239.00 2.99% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.05 2.66% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 15.38 2.53% EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 712.50
06-Jan-2012 12:47 PM

Debehams to open new store in Scotland

The retail group, Debenhams, is to expand its operations in Scotland. It has decided to take over a prominent shop site in Dumfries which became vacant some months ago when TJ Hughes went into administration. At 12:47pm: (LON:DEB) Debenhams share p