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Friday 02 August, 2013

02-Aug-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Worldsec Ltd 5.50 22.22% Solo Oil PLC 0.34 13.33% 2ergo Group PLC 1.88 7.43% African Mining & Exploration PLC 2.00
02-Aug-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Man Group PLC 91.75 9.81% Inmarsat PLC 721.25 6.69% Cobham PLC 305.40 4.62% REXAM PLC 515.25
02-Aug-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Scotgold Resources Ltd 1.00 13.64% Intandem Films PLC 0.55 7.84% Sylvania Platinum Ltd 8.25 4.70% CHINA NEW ENERGY LIMITED ORD 0.025P 0.68
02-Aug-2013 03:25 PM

Hansteen schedules interims

Hansteen Holdings, the investor in UK and continental European real estate, will announce its results for the six months to the end of June on 29 August. At 3:25pm: (LON:HSTN) share price was -1.95p at 95.55p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com.
02-Aug-2013 03:09 PM

OFT clears DFDS, NTEX and North Sea RoRo deal

The Office of Fair Trading has cleared the completed transaction involving DFDS, NTEX and North Sea RoRo. The OFT has concluded, on the information currently available, that a relevant merger situation, under the provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002, h
02-Aug-2013 03:04 PM

US factory orders up 1.5%

New orders for US manufactured goods in June increased $7.6bn or 1.5% to $496.7bn in June, according to the US Department of Commerce. This was at the highest level since the series was first published on a NAICS basis in 1992 and followed a 3.0% May i
02-Aug-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Man Group PLC 89.83 7.52% Inmarsat PLC 722.00 6.80% Cobham PLC 305.70 4.73% REXAM PLC 515.00
02-Aug-2013 02:45 PM

K3 clinches order for Gemstone AX product

K3 Business Technology Group has secured the first phase of a new order for its Microsoft-based 'Gemstone' AX product with a major UK garden centre chain. The full value of the order if fully implemented is around £2m. This order is the
02-Aug-2013 02:40 PM

Pennon Group resolutions passed at AGM

Pennon Group has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting yesterday (1 August) were passed. At 2:40pm: (LON:PNN) Pennon Group share price was +3.75p at 694.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
02-Aug-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ECR Minerals PLC 0.11 10.00% MobilityOne Ltd 2.00 6.38% Highland Gold Mining Ltd 65.25 4.82% Future PLC 13.75
02-Aug-2013 02:28 PM

ICAP daily volumes rise

Interdealer broker ICAP reports total electronic average daily volumes of $681.9bn in July - 6% up on last year but 20% down on June's total of $851.9bn. ICAP reports total electronic average daily volumes of $724.1bn for the 12 months to the end o
02-Aug-2013 02:10 PM

HSBC to change auditor

HSBC Holdings is to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditor for the year ending 31 December 2015. This follows a competitive tender process actively overseen by the HSBC Group Audit Committee. KPMG Audit, the group's current auditor, will contin
02-Aug-2013 02:09 PM

Broker News & Views

Berenberg lifts Weir Group to buy from hold, target up from 2,515p to 2,545p. Jefferies Int'l reiterates buy on Smith & Nephew, target up from 850p to 890p. Investec cuts Aggreko to hold from add, target cut from 1900p to 1700p. Deutsche Bank cuts
02-Aug-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Man Group PLC 90.73 8.59% Inmarsat PLC 722.25 6.84% Cobham PLC 304.40 4.28% REXAM PLC 515.25
02-Aug-2013 01:58 PM

Conviviality Retail grants 2.43m options

Conviviality Retail - one of the UK's largest franchised-led off-licence chains - has granted options over 2,433,448 ordinary shares to executive directors and members of senior management. The options - which were awarded under the company's e
02-Aug-2013 01:45 PM

US core PCE price index up 0.2%

The US personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy - the so-called core PCE - increased 0.2% in June, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, compared with an increase of 0.1% in May. Story provided by StockMarket
02-Aug-2013 01:42 PM

US personal spending up 0.5%

US personal consumption expenditures increased $59.4bn, or 0.5%, in in June, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This follows an increase of $19.3bn, or 0.2%, in May, based on revised estimates. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
02-Aug-2013 01:41 PM

US personal income up

US personal income increased $45.4bn, or 0.3%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $33.6bn, or 0.3%, in June, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In May, personal income increased $49.5bn, or 0.4%, and DPI increased $38.2bn, or 0.3%
02-Aug-2013 01:39 PM

US average earnings fall

Average hourly earnings for US employees on private non-farm payrolls edged down by 2 cents to $23.98 in July, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This followed a 10-cent increase in June. Over the year, average hourly earnings have risen b
02-Aug-2013 01:38 PM

US jobless rates edges down

The US unemployment rate edged down to 7.4% in July, according to new figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult women (6.5%) and blacks (12.6%) declined in July. The rates for adult me
02-Aug-2013 01:36 PM

US non-farm payrolls up 162,000

Total US non-farm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in July, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment rose in retail trade, food services and drinking places, financial activities, and wholesale trade. Story provided by Stock
02-Aug-2013 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market UNION JACK OIL PLC ORD 0.25P 0.28 7.69% CRAVEN HOUSE CAPITAL PLC ORD 0.1P 0.30 7.14% Weatherly International PLC 3.88 6.89% Red Emperor Resources 2.83
02-Aug-2013 01:25 PM

San Leon Albania licence extended

San Leon Energy has confirmed that the second amendment to its petroleum sharing contract for the Durresi block offshore Albania has come into effect. This follows approval by the Council of Ministers and publication in country's Official Gazette.
02-Aug-2013 01:07 PM

Altmann urges annuity reform to focus on 'product' not 'rate'

Annuity reforms should focus on finding the right annuity not just getting better rates for the wrong product, a former Downing Street pensions adviser says. Ros Altmann - an adviser to Tony Blair during his premiership - says 80% of annuity buyers fail
02-Aug-2013 01:02 PM

Monks IT resolutions passed at AGM

Monks Investment Trust shareholders approved all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting including the renewal of the authority to make buy back up to 14.99% of the company's share capital. At 1:02pm: (LON:MNKS) Monks Investment Trust sh

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