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Monday 05 August, 2013

05-Aug-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Thomas Cook Group PLC 169.45 5.25% Man Group PLC 94.53 3.31% Aggreko PLC 1634.50 2.99% Lloyds Banking Group PLC 75.89
05-Aug-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Bglobal PLC 6.75 14.80% Marechale Capital PLC 1.26 11.50% Athelney Trust Plc 147.50 9.26% MobilityOne Ltd 2.13
05-Aug-2013 03:25 PM

Esp�­rito Santo Financial schedules interims

Esp�­rito Santo Financial Group confirmed today that its consolidated results for the first half will be distributed on 16 August. Story provided by
05-Aug-2013 03:10 PM

L&G completes acquisition of Lucida

Legal & General Assurance Society has completed the acquisition of Lucida for a final consideration of £149.4m. Lucida is a closed UK annuity buy-out company with a portfolio of £1.4bn of annuity assets and is currently responsible for 31,000 pensions
05-Aug-2013 03:01 PM

Moody's lowers Solveig debt ratings

Moody's Investors Service has lowered the senior secured debt ratings of Solveig Gas Norway AS to Baa2 from A3. The outlook on the ratings is negative. Moody's research report says the rating action reflects the fact that Solveig's debt s
05-Aug-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Thomas Cook Group PLC 169.35 5.19% Lloyds Banking Group PLC 76.04 3.13% Aggreko PLC 1633.00 2.90% Man Group PLC 93.75
05-Aug-2013 02:57 PM

NTT Com to acquire 91.2% of Arkadin

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation subsidiary NTT Communications Corporation has agreed to acquire 91.2% of Arkadin International SAS, a company that provides collaboration services in 32 countries. Story provided by
05-Aug-2013 02:44 PM

Silvermere Energy schedules AGM

Silvermere Energy will hold its annual general meeting at the offices of Peterhouse Corporate Finance, 31 Lombard Street, London EC3V 9BQ, on 3 September at 10 a.m. Story provided by
05-Aug-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Tricor PLC 3.50 21.53% Bglobal PLC 5.75 9.52% Daily Internet 2.13 6.50% Creightons PLC 4.75
05-Aug-2013 02:23 PM

Payday borrowers urged to expose bad behaviour

Three-in-four payday borrowers could have grounds for an official complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service, according to Citizen's Advice. It says that in depth analysis of 665 payday loan cases, reported to its consumer service between 1 Januar
05-Aug-2013 02:17 PM

RGI appoints chief financial officer

R.G.I. International, the AIM listed developer of quality residential and commercial properties in Moscow, has appointed David Wood as chief financial officer with immediate effect. Wood joins RGI from NCH Capital, a private equity firm with over US$3bn
05-Aug-2013 02:14 PM

Broker News & Views

Berenberg cuts Capita Group to hold from buy, target raised from 955p to 1,060p. Nomura retains reduce on William Hill, target raised from 339p to 380p. HSBC reiterates overweight on International Consolidated Airlines, target raised from 350p to 375p.
05-Aug-2013 02:13 PM

Zero hour contracts more widespread than thought, says CIPD

Only a minority of zero hour workers report their employers, according to a new report by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Its research suggests that there could be about one million zero hours' workers in the UK - but just 14% repo
05-Aug-2013 02:04 PM

Zattikka to call in administrators

Zattikka is to sell Sneaky Games and calling in administrators to complete the restructuring of the company. And Zattikka says it is in advanced talks about the sale of Concept Art House Inc and certain assets of Hattrick Europe which are expected to clo
05-Aug-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Thomas Cook Group PLC 170.00 5.59% Lloyds Banking Group PLC 76.51 3.77% Aggreko PLC 1634.50 2.99% Man Group PLC 94.08
05-Aug-2013 01:54 PM

Avacta strengthens its board

Avacta Group has appointed Dr Trevor Nicholls as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Nicholls has over 30 years of commercial experience building international businesses in the life sciences sector. As chief commercial officer and executi
05-Aug-2013 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market MediaZest PLC 0.22 10.00% Bglobal PLC 5.25 7.58% Vane Minerals PLC 0.43 7.50% @UK PLC 9.88
05-Aug-2013 01:05 PM

Northcote completes pipeline project

Northcote Energy has completed its Little Drum pipeline project and pipeline and announced an update on the fracture stimulation programme at its flagship 51%-owned Horizon project in Osage County, Oklahoma. Northcote says mechanical issues at Big Hill
05-Aug-2013 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 Thomas Cook Group PLC 169.85 5.50% Vedanta Resources PLC 1249.50 4.04% Lloyds Banking Group PLC 76.65 3.96% Man Group PLC 94.25
05-Aug-2013 12:50 PM

Brokers' round-up, mixed views on Direct Line

Beaufort Securities lifts Direct Line to buy from hold. Exane BNP Paribas cuts Direct Line to underperform from neutral, target 220p. Canaccord Genuity reiterates buy on Direct Line, target raised from 250p to 260p. Societe Generale cuts Royal Bank of
05-Aug-2013 12:40 PM

New CEO at Commercial Bank of Qatar

The Commercial Bank of Qatar has appointed Abdulla Saleh Al Raisi as its chief executive officer. Mr. Al Raisi joined the bank in 1998 and worked in both the retail and corporate banking divisions before being appointed as deputy CEO in March 2007. S
05-Aug-2013 12:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 11:00 and 12:00

Overall Market Rialto Energy Limited 1.33 11.76% Pentagon Protection PLC 16.75 8.06% Crawshaw Group PLC 4.75 5.56% Bglobal PLC 4.88
05-Aug-2013 12:28 PM

Alkane Energy obtain UK coal methane licence

Alkane Energy (AIM: ALK), the independent gas to power producer, has announced the completion of the acquisition from GP Energy of a part licence interest in UK Onshore Licence AL010 for coal mine methane exploitation. The proposal was announced last mo
05-Aug-2013 12:22 PM

Jubilant Energy drills another well in India

Jubilant Energy has announced that KPL-3E-5, the sixth and last well of the Phase-III-Extension development drilling campaign in the oil producing Kharsang Field in India, has been spudded. KPL-3E-5, located in the northern part of the field, is being dr
05-Aug-2013 12:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 12:00

FTSE 100 Thomas Cook Group PLC 168.85 4.88% Lloyds Banking Group PLC 76.54 3.81% Vedanta Resources PLC 1238.00 3.08% Aggreko PLC 1627.50

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