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Tuesday 14 May, 2013

14-May-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market GCM Resources PLC 22.88 15.09% Servision PLC 3.50 11.82% Arian Silver Corporation 5.88 6.91% African Mining & Exploration PLC 2.75
14-May-2013 04:23 PM

Henderson High Income beats benchmark

Henderson High Income Trust's net asset value per share rose by 13.32% in the three months to the end of March on a total return basis. This compares with an 8.56% rise in its benchmark, a composite of 80% of the FTSE All-Share Index and 20% of the
14-May-2013 04:02 PM

North Atlantic Smaller Cos beats index

North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust's fully diluted net asset value rose by 20.2% in the year to the end of January - outperforming the sterling-adjusted Standard & Poor's Composite Index which rose by 13.4%. The trust's reve
14-May-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 ICAP PLC 335.10 12.68% Severn Trent PLC 2051.00 12.38% BG Group PLC 1228.75 3.65% United Utilities Group PLC 758.50
14-May-2013 03:48 PM

Gemfields has another positive quarter

Gemfields has reported another positive quarter with gemstone production at the Kagem emerald mine increasing to 6.5 million carats in the three months to the end of March - up from 4.9 million carats a year ago. Grade for the quarter increased to 265 c
14-May-2013 03:38 PM

OFT publishes Software decision

The Office of Fair Trading has published the text of its decision on the anticipated acquisition by Incorporated of Kayak Software Corporation, which was cleared. This decision can be found on the OFT's website at
14-May-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Leed Resources PLC 0.14 7.69% Nyota Minerals Ltd 1.00 7.53% Vane Minerals PLC 0.53 6.00% Acta S.p.A. 6.75
14-May-2013 03:10 PM

OFT clears HPI takeover of CarweB

The Office of Fair Trading has cleared the completed acquisition by HPI Limited of CarweB Limited. THe OFT has decided, on the information currently available, not to refer the merger to the Competition Commission under the provisions of the Enterprise
14-May-2013 03:03 PM

Telekomunikacja Polska issues bonds to subsidiaries

Telekomunikacja Polska has issued PLN205m of short term bonds to subsidiaries in the past two days. Yesterday (13 May) it issued bonds of PLN80m with a redemption date of 27 May to PTK Centertel; bonds of PLN15.5m with a redemption date of 20 May to Co
14-May-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Severn Trent PLC 2065.00 13.15% ICAP PLC 334.90 12.61% BG Group PLC 1227.50 3.54% United Utilities Group PLC 760.25
14-May-2013 02:59 PM

Hon Hai mainland China subsidiaries to merge

Hon Hai Precision Industry's mainland China subsidiaries, Foxconn Precision Electronics and Fu Tai Kang Electronics Development, are merging. Hon Hai says this will lower overhead costs and increase efficiency. Story provided by StockMarketWire
14-May-2013 02:34 PM

RBS to spend additional £450m on IT

Royal Bank of Scotland is to spend an additional £450m on improving its IT systems. This is on top of its £2bn annual IT spend. Chairman Philip Hampton said this goes alongside investing more in the bank's digital offering, for example the hug
14-May-2013 02:31 PM

RBS on the march to being a 'really good bank'

Royal Bank of Scotland has gone from 'bust bank' to 'normal bank' and is now on the march to being a 'really good bank', shareholders were told today (14 May). Group chief executive Stephen Hester told the annual general mee
14-May-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Xtract Energy PLC 0.16 14.29% GCM Resources PLC 19.75 8.22% Polo Resources Limited 26.88 5.91% Universe Group PLC 4.88
14-May-2013 02:20 PM

Queenco Leisure losses rise

Queenco Leisure International posts losses of �?¬39.5m for the year to the end of December - up from �?¬23.2m in 2011. Gross revenues fell to �?¬43.7m from �?¬107.1m and losses before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation rose to �?
14-May-2013 02:12 PM

Broker News & Views

Merrill Lynch lifts Taylor Wimpey to buy from neutral, target price up from 75p to 115p. Canaccord Genuity lifts ICAP to hold from sell, target price stays 300p. JP Morgan Cazenove cuts TUI Travel to neutral from overweight, target raised from 350p to 36
14-May-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Severn Trent PLC 2073.50 13.62% ICAP PLC 336.65 13.20% United Utilities Group PLC 764.50 3.38% BG Group PLC 1222.25
14-May-2013 01:49 PM

FLSmidth wins Equatorial Guinea contract

FLSmidth has won an order worth approximately �?¬68m from Grupo Abayak AKOGA Cemento for the supply of a green field cement plant to be located in Akoga on the mainland of Equatorial Guinea. The plant will have a capacity of 3,000 tonnes per day.
14-May-2013 01:45 PM

Rathbone resolutions passed at AGM

Rathbone Brothers has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting were passed on a show of hands. At 1:45pm: (LON:RAT) Rathbone Brothers share price was -7.5p at 1491.5p Story provided by
14-May-2013 01:42 PM

Krawitt agrees to stay on Quarto Group board

The Quarto Group non-executive director Edward Krawitt has agreed to stay on and will seek re-election at the annual meeting on 4 June following a request from chairman Tim Chadwick. The group had announced that Krawitt would not put himself up for re-e
14-May-2013 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market CPP Group PLC 4.95 9.76% Hirco PLC 32.00 8.47% Coms PLC 2.20 5.77% Polo Resources Limited 26.13
14-May-2013 01:21 PM

Coms retail division wins contracts

Coms has won a number of new contracts over the past week within its retail division. Coms says that importantly, they are recurring annual service driven contracts with no associated cost of sales. And it says that while no singular contract is sign
14-May-2013 01:17 PM

Rathbone directors step down

Rathbone Brothers has confirmed that Kate Avery and Caroline Burton stepped down from the board at the conclusion of the annual general meeting earlier today (14 May). At 1:17pm: (LON:RAT) Rathbone Brothers share price was -7p at 1492p Story provided
14-May-2013 01:04 PM

GW Pharmaceuticals schedules interims

GW Pharmaceuticals will be announcing its interim results for the six months to the end of March on 3 June. At 1:04pm: (LON:GWP) GW Pharmaceuticals share price was 0p at 49p Story provided by
14-May-2013 01:03 PM

C&C non-exec retires from board

C&C Group non-executive director John Burgess will retire from the board with effect from close of business today. (14 May). Burgess had previously announced his intention to step down from the cider and beer grou['s board. Chairman Sir Brian Stewar

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