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Monday 20 February, 2012

20-Feb-2012 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 113.30 3.85% VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC ORD USD0.10 1358.00 3.51% AVIVA PLC ORD 25P 382.60 3.41% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 28.48
20-Feb-2012 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Circle Opportunities plc 2.00 33.33% Early Equity plc 0.47 25.00% Barclays Bank plc - Notes 32.75 9.17% Webb Capital plc 6.00
20-Feb-2012 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market AURELIAN OIL & GAS PLC ORD 5P 22.25 11.25% OXFORD TECHNOLOGY 3 VENTURE CAPITAL 35.50 9.23% RARE EARTH MINERALS PLC ORD 0.01P 0.24 9.09% MOBILITYONE LIMITED ORD 2.5P 6.38
20-Feb-2012 04:09 PM

Monks Investment Trust lags index

Monks Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 1.6% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of January. This compares with a 4.9% rise in its comparative index, the FTSE World Index in sterling terms. At 4:09pm: (LON:MNKS) Monks I
20-Feb-2012 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 113.25 3.80% AVIVA PLC ORD 25P 383.70 3.70% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 27.96 3.06% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 28.44
20-Feb-2012 03:58 PM

Gross mortgage lending up 10% on a year ago

Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £10.5bn in January but was 10% up on a year ago, new figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show. Lending fell by 14% from £12.2bn in December but was 10% higher than the £9.5bn in January 2011.
20-Feb-2012 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MESSAGING INTERNATIONAL PLC ORD 0.5 1.30 44.44% WESTSIDE INVESTMENTS PLC ORD 0.1P 0.30 20.00% ORACLE COALFIELDS PLC ORD 0.1P 6.75 10.11% AURELIAN OIL & GAS PLC ORD 5P 21.00
20-Feb-2012 03:10 PM

OFT clears Addison Lee-Lewis Day Transport deal

Addison Lee's completed acquisition of Lewis Day Transport's private hire passenger car business has been cleared by the Office of Fair Trading. The OFT said it had decided, on the information currently available to it, that a relevant merger s
20-Feb-2012 03:02 PM

UKCPT acquires industrial park portfolio for £60.51m

UK Commercial Property Trust has acquired a portfolio of three multi-let principally industrial park assets from SEGRO for a total consideration of £60.51m. This reflects a net initial yield of 7.34%. The three sites provide a combined total floor ar
20-Feb-2012 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 113.65 4.17% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 28.05 3.39% AVIVA PLC ORD 25P 382.55 3.39% EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 727.00
20-Feb-2012 02:52 PM

MS International divisions in line with forecasts

MS International's three division - defence, forgings and petrol station superstructures - are performing encouragingly and in line with its forecasts. Executive chairman Michael Bell said the balance sheet remains strong with net cash and short ter
20-Feb-2012 02:49 PM

Vista ponders offer for Misys

Vista Equity Partners has issued a statement on its possible cash offer for Misys. Vista said that any proposal regarding Misys will be subject to the satisfactory completion of due diligence and a recommendation from Misys's board of directors.
20-Feb-2012 02:31 PM

Broker News & Views

Goldman Sachs has upgraded Sports Direct International from neutral to buy, while Liberum Capital has downgraded Rio Tinto from buy to hold. Northland Capital initiates buy on Gem Diamonds, target price 351p. 98p to 129p. Numis downgrades Restaurant Gro
20-Feb-2012 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market OXUS GOLD PLC ORD 1P 1.40 12.00% ORACLE COALFIELDS PLC ORD 0.1P 6.63 10.50% SEEING MACHINES LIMITED ORD NPV 3.13 8.68% DART GROUP PLC ORD 1.25P 79.63
20-Feb-2012 02:21 PM

Fitch places Slovenian banks' support ratings floors on RWN

Fitch Ratings has placed the support ratings and support rating floors of Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Nova Kreditna Banka Maribor, Abanka Vipa, Gorenjska Banka, Banka Celje and Probanka on rating watch negative. At the same time, the agency has placed the s
20-Feb-2012 02:03 PM

Genesis Emerging Markets beats index

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund's net asset value per share fell by 14.3% in sterling terms in the six months to the end of December. This compares with a 16.4% fall in the fund's most appropriate benchmark, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. At
20-Feb-2012 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 113.90 4.40% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 36.76 3.68% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 28.56 3.48% EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORAT 726.50
20-Feb-2012 01:56 PM

Farstad Shipping wins deals worth NKr250m

Farstad Shipping has been awarded charter contracts or extensions worth NKr250m. Farstad said Statoil had taken up its option to extend the contracts for the PSV Far Seeker and PSV Far Searcher for a period of 12 months while in Brazil Petrobras had ex
20-Feb-2012 01:37 PM

PowerHouse restructures US operations

PowerHouse Energy is restructuring its US operations which will save $1.5m a year. The company - which specialises in the sale of waste to energy systems - also said its Pyromex subsidiary had signed a third commercial sales contract for a 5-ton per day
20-Feb-2012 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market TRICOR PLC ORD 0.01P 0.05 25.00% MOSS BROS GROUP PLC ORD 5P 44.50 14.84% KIBO MINING PLC ORD EUR0.01 2.25 12.50% MISYS PLC ORD 1 1/7P 339.45
20-Feb-2012 01:27 PM

Interserve schedules FY results

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, will announce its annual results for the year to the end of December on 29 February. At 1:27pm: (LON:IRV) Interserve share price was +1.75p at 319.15p Story provided by StockMarke
20-Feb-2012 01:02 PM

Misys confirms approach by Vista Equity Partners

Misys has confirmed that it has received an approach from Vista Equity Partners. Misys issued a statement following press speculation which confirmed that the approach consists of a non-binding indicative proposal to acquire the entire outstanding share
20-Feb-2012 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 114.00 4.49% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 28.17 3.83% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 28.50 3.26% LONMIN PLC ORD SHS USD1 1049.00
20-Feb-2012 12:51 PM

Westmount Energy increases value of its share capital

At an Extraordinary General Meeting of Westmount Energy held in Jersey the shareholders have voted to increase the value of the authorised share capital of the company to £42m. This will be divided into 200,000,000 consolidated ordinary shares of £0.20
20-Feb-2012 12:47 PM

Tensions over Iran see oil prices rise

The rising tensions over Iran's nuclear intentions has led to oil prices rising sharply. The European Union had already announced that it was to impose sanctions on imports of oil from Iran from July and this has led to Iran retaliating by imposing