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Tuesday 31 January, 2012

31-Jan-2012 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 107.40 8.59% ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 941.00 5.20% BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GROUP PLC 690.00 3.68% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1390.00
31-Jan-2012 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Oriental City Group Plc 20.50 8100.00% Mastermailer Holdings PLC 80.00 6979.65% Trafalgar New Homes plc 19.50 1460.00% Sprue Aegis plc 17.25
31-Jan-2012 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market ACTIVE ENERGY GROUP PLC ORD 1P 2.75 15.55% SOFIA PROPERTY FUND LD ORD NPV 1.45 13.28% NOSTRA TERRA OIL AND GAS COMPANY PL 0.51 10.87% TREVERIA PLC ORD EUR0.01 0.11
31-Jan-2012 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 107.45 8.65% ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 946.50 5.81% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1385.50 3.32% BP PLC $0.25 472.43
31-Jan-2012 03:52 PM

Sirius pleased with progress on Ororo field

Nigeria-focused Sirius Petroleum continues to make very good progress with preliminary work on the Ororo field and looks forward to moving the project forward with its partners. Sirius entered into a financial and technical services agreement in October
31-Jan-2012 03:38 PM

DXS in profit despite dip in turnover

DXS International bounced into the black in the six months to the end of October despite a fall in turnover. The company posts a profit of £1,720 for the period against a loss of £14,934 a year ago and it made an operating profit of £6,653 compared wi
31-Jan-2012 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market TRICOR PLC ORD 0.01P 0.05 25.00% HAMPSON INDUSTRIES PLC ORD 25P 7.16 19.73% COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL UK PLC ORD 1 1.09 14.74% PURE WAFER PLC ORD 2P 2.75
31-Jan-2012 03:29 PM

CareCapital resolutions passed at AGM

CareCapital has announced that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting were passed. At 3:29pm: (LON:CARE) share price was +2p at 3.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
31-Jan-2012 03:11 PM

OFT looks at Aldersgate Investments-Arena Leisure deal

The Office of Fair Trading is looking at the anticipated acquisition by Aldersgate Investments of Arena Leisure. The OFT is considering whether arrangements are in progress or in contemplation which, if carried into effect, will result in the creation of
31-Jan-2012 03:05 PM

CB Consumer Confidence Index falls

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in December, retreated in January. The index now stands at 61.1 (1985=100), down from 64.8 in December. The present situation index declined to 38.4 from 46.5 while the expectations in
31-Jan-2012 03:02 PM

Chicago PMI drops to 60.2

The Chicago Institute for Supply Management's business barometer softened in January - falling to 60.2 from 62.2 in December. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
31-Jan-2012 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 105.60 6.77% ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 947.75 5.95% VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC ORD USD0.10 1216.00 3.40% TULLOW OIL PLC ORD 10P 1384.50
31-Jan-2012 02:37 PM

National Bank of Abu Dhabi net profits up

National Bank of Abu Dhabi's net profits rose to AED3.7bn in the year to the end of December - up 0.7% on last time. Top line operating income increased 10% to AED7,9bn while operating profits were up 6.5% at AED5.3bn. Group chief executive Michael
31-Jan-2012 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market HAMPSON INDUSTRIES PLC ORD 25P 6.75 16.78% OPTARE PLC ORD 0.1P 0.61 15.09% SUPERCART PLC ORD 0.4P 1.38 10.40% XTRACT ENERGY PLC ORD 0.1P 2.25
31-Jan-2012 02:27 PM

Nodding Donkey posts loss of £186,000

Nodding Donkey posts an after-tax loss of £186,000 for the six months to the end of October. It says this is attributable to the costs associated with the listing on PLUS Markets. There are no comparative figures as the company was incorporated in Ap
31-Jan-2012 02:21 PM

Byotrol revenues to be lower than expected

Byotrol - a developer of anti microbial hygiene technologies - has warned that revenues for the year to the end of March will be lower than expected. Byotrol said this was due to some delay in anticipated launch dates, and additional investment of devel
31-Jan-2012 02:17 PM

Broker News & Views

S&P Equity Research downgrades GlaxoSmithKline from hold to sell, target cut from 1,500p to 1,300p. Investec initiates buy on Bellway, target 880p. Panmure Gordon downgrades Carpetright from hold to sell, target price unchanged at 400p. Investec downgra
31-Jan-2012 02:07 PM

S&P- Case-Shiller house price indices fall

US house prices continued to fall in November, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices. The 10 and 20 city composites fell by 1.3% in November over October. For a second consecutive month, 19 of the 20 cities covered by the indices
31-Jan-2012 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 103.85 5.01% ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 937.50 4.81% VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC ORD USD0.10 1216.00 3.40% BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GROUP PLC 687.25
31-Jan-2012 01:57 PM

Vatukoula Gold Mines resolutions passed at AGM

Vatukoula Gold Mines has announced that all resolutions tabled at its annual general meeting were passed. At 1:57pm: (LON:VGM) share price was +4.5p at 89p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
31-Jan-2012 01:50 PM

DTEK production increases substantially

DTEK companies increased their production substantially in 2011. Output at DTEK's mines increased by 19.7% to 22.9 million tonnes of coal, while electricity production rose to 33.0 TWh and electricity sales grew to 14.1 TWh. The production indicato
31-Jan-2012 01:40 PM

FDA approves new diabetes drug from Boehringer and Lilly

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Jentadueto, a new drug developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. Jentadueto provides a new, single-tablet treatment option, t
31-Jan-2012 01:34 PM

US employment costs up 0.4%

Compensation costs for US civilian workers increased 0.4%, seasonally adjusted, for the three-month period ending December, according to new figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wages and salaries - which make up about 70% of compensation c
31-Jan-2012 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market OPTARE PLC ORD 0.1P 0.54 28.57% ARTISAN (UK) PLC ORD 20P 6.25 19.05% PHYSIOMICS PLC ORD 0.04P 0.33 10.00% ECR MINERALS PLC ORD 0.1P 1.14
31-Jan-2012 01:17 PM

Polar Capital Global Healthcare beats index

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust's net asset value per share rose by 9.37% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of December. This compares with an 8.03% rise in the MSCI All Country World Index/ healthcare, i