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Friday 16 August, 2013

16-Aug-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Nova Resources Ltd 0.88 17.33% ECR Minerals PLC 0.23 9.52% Starvest PLC 4.88 5.40% PowerHouse Energy 5.38
16-Aug-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources Ltd 5130.00 4.91% Fresnillo PLC 1173.00 4.27% Kazakhmys PLC 311.95 4.19% Anglo American PLC 1530.50
16-Aug-2013 03:42 PM

Baronsmead VCT net asset value up

Baronsmead VCT's net asset value per share rose by 0.29% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of June. At 3:42pm: (LON:BDV) Baronsmead VCT share price was +0.01p at 73.63p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
16-Aug-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Vipera Plc 9.38 8.69% Premier Gold Resources 0.21 5.00% Creon Corporation PLC 0.70 4.48% Minco PLC 2.50
16-Aug-2013 03:12 PM

UoM inflation forecast unchanged

US consumers' forecast for one-year inflation was unchanged at 3.1% according to the University of Michigan's preliminary August survey - the same as the final forecast for July. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
16-Aug-2013 03:02 PM

UoM consumer sentiment falls

US consumer sentiment fell to 80.0 according to the University of Michigan's preliminary survey for August - down from 85.1 in July. An increase to 85.6 had been forecast. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
16-Aug-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources Ltd 5182.50 5.98% Fresnillo PLC 1175.50 4.49% Kazakhmys PLC 311.60 4.07% Anglo American PLC 1529.25
16-Aug-2013 02:39 PM

Sterling Energy CEO resigns

Sterling Energy chief executive Angus MacAskill has resigned and executive chairman Alastair Beardsall will become interim CEO. MacAskill joined Sterling as CEO in 2010 during the drilling of the Sangaw North #1 exploration well in Kurdistan. Since joi
16-Aug-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Kedco PLC 0.44 10.00% Kirkland Lake Gold Inc 282.50 5.61% RSM Tenon Group PLC 0.95 5.56% Toumaz Holdings Ltd 5.00
16-Aug-2013 02:29 PM

DCG IRIS net asset value up

The net asset value of DCG IRIS's sterling shares rose by 0.33% in June on a total return basis. Performance was driven by its swap positions. At 2:29pm: (LON:IRIS) share price was +0.01p at 100.38p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
16-Aug-2013 02:19 PM

NZ quake to have no impact IRIS Low Volatility Plus Fund

An earthquake south of Blenheim, New Zeland, is not expected to have any impact on the IRIS Low Volatility Plus Fund, according to a report by the fund's investment manager, Credit Suisse. The 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred as the result of strik
16-Aug-2013 02:05 PM

OneSavings Bank swings to first half profit

OneSavings Bank posts a pre-tax profit of £10.2m for the six months to the end of June compared with a loss of £0.6m last time and a profit of £6.7m for the year to end of December. This growth in profitability is despite the negative goodwill of £1
16-Aug-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources Ltd 5185.00 6.03% Fresnillo PLC 1179.00 4.80% Kazakhmys PLC 313.10 4.58% Anglo American PLC 1532.50
16-Aug-2013 01:55 PM

Plutus non-exec steps down

Plutus Resources non-executive director Nicholas Lee has resigned with immediate effect due to increasing other work commitments. The board of Plutus has started the search for a replacement non-executive director and a further announcement will be made
16-Aug-2013 01:39 PM

US unit labour costs up 1.4%

US unit labour costs in non-farm businesses increased 1.4% in the second quarter, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. It said this was the combined effect of a 2.3% increase in hourly compensation and the 0.9% increase in productivity.
16-Aug-2013 01:38 PM

US productivity up 0.9%

Non-farm business sector labour productivity increased at a 0.9% annual rate during the second quarter of 2013, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The increase in productivity reflects increases of 2.6% in output and 1.7% in hours worked.
16-Aug-2013 01:36 PM

US housing starts up 5.9%

US privately-owned housing starts rose to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 896,000 in July. The US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said this is 5.9% above the revised June estimate of 846,000 and 20.9% higher than
16-Aug-2013 01:34 PM

US building permits up 2.7%

US privately-owned housing units authorised by building permits rose to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 943,000 in July. The US Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development said this is is 2.7% above the revised June rate of 91
16-Aug-2013 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market Hotel Corporation (The) PLC 3.98 12.11% Central Rand Gold Ltd 8.63 9.52% Amara Mining 14.63 6.40% TXO PLC 0.18
16-Aug-2013 01:29 PM

TwentyFour Income Fund NAV up

TwentyFour Income Fund's net asset value rose by 3.73% on a total return basis in the three months to the end of July. The share price was up by 3.58% in the period. At 1:29pm: (LON:TFIF) share price was +0.13p at 107.13p Story provided by Sto
16-Aug-2013 01:19 PM

Lucky Cement changes depositary bank

Lucky Cement has appointed Bank of New York Mellon to act as depositary for the company's GDRs listed on the London Stock Exchange from 16 September. BNY Mellon is taking over the role from Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas. Story provided by
16-Aug-2013 01:14 PM

Victoria schedules AGM

Carpet and floorcoverings group Victoria will hold its annual general meeting at its registered office at Worcester Road, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1JR, on 24 September at 11 a.m. At 1:14pm: (LON:VCP) Victoria share price was 0p at 235p St
16-Aug-2013 01:03 PM

XPO Logistics completes acquisition of 3PD

XPO Logistics has completed its previously announced acquisition of 3PD Holding in a transaction valued at approximately $365m. The acquisition is expected to be significantly accretive to earnings. The company financed the acquisition and related fee
16-Aug-2013 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 Kazakhmys PLC 315.90 5.51% Randgold Resources Ltd 5142.50 5.16% Fresnillo PLC 1178.50 4.76% Anglo American PLC 1533.50
16-Aug-2013 12:45 PM

Brokers' round-up, sell Royal Bank of Scotland

Investec cuts Royal Bank of Scotland to sell from hold, 340p target unchanged. Numis cuts SIG to hold from add, 174p target unchanged. Numis cuts Avon Rubber to hold from add, target raised from 470p to 500p. Jefferies International starts hold on UNIT

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