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Wednesday 05 June, 2013

05-Jun-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market VPhase PLC 0.28 12.00% AFRIAG PLC ORD 0.1P 0.85 8.97% North River Resources PLC 0.45 4.65% Cupid PLC 65.88
05-Jun-2013 04:29 PM

Elderstreet VCT resolutions passed at AGM

Elderstreet VCT has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting today (5 June) were passed. At 4:29pm: (LON:EDV) Elderstreet Downing VCT share price was 0p at 55p Story provided by
05-Jun-2013 04:26 PM

FLSmidth wins Indian cement plant deal

FLSmidth has won an order worth more than DKK200m from Indian cement manufacturer Orient Cement for the supply of main equipment for a greenfield cement plant in Karnataka. The plant will have a capacity of 6,000 tonnes per day. The order covers engine
05-Jun-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Wolseley PLC 3173.50 0.91% Sage Group (The) PLC 356.85 0.78% Rolls-Royce Group PLC 1191.00 0.08% Xstrata PLC 0.00
05-Jun-2013 03:33 PM

Personal Assets Trust lags index

Personal Assets Trust's net asset value rose by 4.8% in the year to the end of April. This compares to a rise of 13.6% in the company's comparator, the FTSE All-Share Index. PAT's share price rose by £16.30 during the year and at 30 A
05-Jun-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Secure Trust Bank PLC 2115.00 4.44% ReNeuron Group PLC 2.40 3.90% Petroneft Resources PLC 2.93 3.53% Pentagon Protection PLC 19.00
05-Jun-2013 03:18 PM

IAG traffic figures rise

Traffic at International Consolidated Airlines Group - the holding company of British Airways and Iberia - rose by 7.4% in revenue passenger kilometres in May. Group capacity measured in available seat kilometres rose by 6.3%. The figures were down by 0
05-Jun-2013 03:09 PM

US factory orders rise

New orders for US manufactured goods in April, up two of the last three months, increased by $4.9 billion or 1.0% to $474.0bn, according to the US Department of Commerce. This followed a 4.7% March decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders decre
05-Jun-2013 03:06 PM

ISM services index up at 53.7%

Economic activity in the US non-manufacturing sector grew in May for the 41st consecutive month, according to Institute for Supply Management's latest report. The non-manufacturing index registered 53.7% in May, 0.6 percentage point higher than the
05-Jun-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Wolseley PLC 3170.50 0.81% Sage Group (The) PLC 355.95 0.52% 3i Group PLC 345.20 0.41% Rolls-Royce Group PLC 1192.50
05-Jun-2013 02:55 PM

blur Group resolutions passed at AGM

blur Group has confirmed that all resolutions put to shareholders at today's (5 June) annual general meeting were unanimously passed. At 2:55pm: (LON:BLUR) share price was +7p at 162.5p Story provided by
05-Jun-2013 02:40 PM

JKX Oil & Gas chief executive re-elected at AGM

JKX Oil & Gas chief executive Dr Paul Davies has been re-elected as a director at the company's annual general meeting. JKX held two alternative polls on his re-election after two shareholders, which had sought to oust him. lodged a court appeal aft
05-Jun-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Cupid PLC 63.50 7.63% Pentagon Protection PLC 18.13 3.60% Turbo Power Systems Inc 0.80 2.56% Optos PLC 125.25
05-Jun-2013 02:27 PM

OFT publishes decision on two acquisitions

The Office of Fair Trading has published the text of its decisions on two completed acquisition. These are Cineworld's acquisition of City Screen and IQE's takeover of Kopin Wireless, a division of Kopin Corporation These decisions can be fou
05-Jun-2013 02:23 PM

Global posts net loss of KWD3.9m

Global Investment House posts an overall net loss of KWD3.9m for the three months to the end of March. Global generated KWD2.6m of operating income from the fee-based businesses of asset management, investment banking and brokerage. During Q1, the as
05-Jun-2013 02:17 PM

Elan actions 'deplorable', says Royalty Pharma

Royalty Pharma claims two law suits filed by Elan's board are a deplorable attempt to deprive shareholders of an opportunity to even consider Royalty Pharma's offer. Royalty Pharma said that yesterday (4 June) Elan withdrew a lawsuit it had fil
05-Jun-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 3i Group PLC 348.60 1.40% Wolseley PLC 3168.50 0.75% BT Group PLC 298.10 0.57% Sage Group (The) PLC 354.35
05-Jun-2013 02:00 PM

Monks strengthens its board

Monks Investment Trust has appointed Karl Sternberg as a non-executive director with effect from 1 July. Sternberg worked for Morgan Grenfell Asset Management (owned by Deutsche Bank) from 1992 to 2005 in a variety of roles, ultimately as the chief inves
05-Jun-2013 01:56 PM

Broker News & Views

Investec lifts Tate & Lyle to buy from hold, target raised from 860p to 900p. HSBC retains neutral on Wolseley, target raised from 3,000p to 3,210p. Morgan Stanley lifts Wolseley to equal weight from underweight, 3050p target unchanged. Numis retains ho
05-Jun-2013 01:51 PM

Amara Mining resolutions passed at AGM

Amara Mining has confirmed that all the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting today (5 June) were duly passed. At 1:51pm: (LON:AMA) share price was -0.5p at 19.25p Story provided by
05-Jun-2013 01:36 PM

US productivity up 0.5%

US productivity in the first quarter increased more slowly than initially thought, according to revised figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Productivity rose 0.5% in the January-to-March period, down from a preliminary figure of 0.7%. Sto
05-Jun-2013 01:33 PM

US unit labour costs fall 4.3%

US unit labour costs in non-farm businesses fell 4.3% in the first quarter of 2013, the combined effect of a 3.8% decrease in hourly compensation and a 0.5% increase in productivity, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The fall in hourly
05-Jun-2013 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market KleenAir Systems International PLC 1.55 63.16% MediaZest PLC 0.23 15.00% Cupid PLC 56.38 4.41% Future PLC 17.13
05-Jun-2013 01:29 PM

Johnson Matthey director to retire

Johnson Matthey executive director Bill Sandford will retire on 9 October after a long and distinguished career with the group. Sandford joined the company in 1977 and has been precious metal products director since 2009 having previously held a number o
05-Jun-2013 01:21 PM

US private sector adds 135,000 jobs, says ADP

US private sector employment increased by 135,000 jobs from April to May, according to the latest report by ADP, a leading provider of human capital management solutions, in collaboration with Moody�€?s Analytics. The report, which is derived fr

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