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Friday 30 August, 2013

30-Aug-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Concha Plc 0.31 6.90% ECR Minerals PLC 0.34 6.25% Bellzone Mining PLC 4.21 5.78% Orsu Metals Corporation 5.00
30-Aug-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 G4S PLC 257.50 2.39% Serco Group PLC 546.25 1.44% Vodafone Group PLC 207.03 1.11% Burberry Group PLC 1545.50
30-Aug-2013 03:47 PM

Royal Bank of Canada posts record Q3 net income

Royal Bank of Canada posts record net income of C$2,304m for the quarter to the end of July - up $64m or 3% from the prior year and up $368m or 19% from last quarter. The bank also announced an increase to its quarterly dividend of $0.04 or 6%, to $0.6
30-Aug-2013 03:43 PM

BlueCrest AllBlue NAV slips

BlueCrest AllBlue Fund saw a modest fall in its net asset value of 0.6% during the first half of 2013 following heightened volatility and challenging conditions across financial markets. But shareholders saw a positive return of 1.7% in the sterling sh
30-Aug-2013 03:31 PM

Alexander granted cobalt patent in US

Alexander Mining subsidiary MetaLeach has been granted a patent in the US for a method for leaching cobalt from oxidised cobalt ores. The patent - number 8,486,355 - has a standard term of 20 years from 6 August 2010, the date of original filing of t
30-Aug-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Ross Group PLC 0.88 10.00% Invesco Uk Property 0.38 8.57% W Resources PLC 1.27 5.83% Aurum Mining PLC 2.63
30-Aug-2013 03:09 PM

Schroder Income Growth chairman retires

Schroder Income Growth Fund chairman Sir Paul Judge will retire with effect from tomorrow (31 August). Ian Barby, a non-executive director of the company, will take over as chairman from the same date. Sir Paul has served as a non-executive director of
30-Aug-2013 03:03 PM

UoM inflation forecast falls to 3.0%

US consumers forecast for one year inflation fell to 3.0% in the second University of Michigan survey for August - down from 3.1% previously. Story provided by
30-Aug-2013 03:02 PM

UoM consumer sentiment up at 82.1

US consumer confidence rose to 82.1 according to the second University of Michigan survey for August - up from the earlier reading of 80.0. But the latest figures was down from July's final reading of 85.1. Story provided by
30-Aug-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 G4S PLC 258.55 2.80% Serco Group PLC 547.00 1.58% Burberry Group PLC 1551.50 1.41% Vodafone Group PLC 206.83
30-Aug-2013 02:55 PM

Namibian Resources pre-tax losses rise

Namibian Resources posts pre-tax losses of £1.3m for the year to the end of February - up from £330,243 in 2012. Revenues rose to £57,046 - up from £13,629 last time. Administrative expenses rose to £1.2m - up from £277,518 a year ago. At 2:55pm
30-Aug-2013 02:51 PM

Chicago PMI rises to 53.0

The Chicago Institute for Supply Management's purchasing managers' index rose to 53.0 in August - up from 52.3 in July. Story provided by
30-Aug-2013 02:46 PM

Cadogan Petroleum losses narrow

Cadogan Petroleum posts pre-tax losses of $1.9m for the six months to the end of June - down from $7.1m last time. Revenues rose to $1.9m from $1.6m while operating losses narrowed to $2.0m from $7.2m. Revenues comprised sales of gas from the Debeslavet
30-Aug-2013 02:38 PM

Jubilant Energy resolutions passed at AGM

Jubilant Energy has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting held earlier today in Amsterdam were passed. At 2:38pm: (LON:JUB) share price was 0p at 9.25p Story provided by
30-Aug-2013 02:36 PM

Tasmania Oil & Gas gives update on appeal

Tasmania Oil and Gas Ltd says an appeal hearing by the receivers of GSLM on licence EL 14/2009 was not heard in court due to the receivers' non-attendance. The appeal was turned down. TOG says it has alternative plans to defend its position and furt
30-Aug-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Ross Group PLC 0.78 23.81% Oxford Advanced Surfaces Group PLC 7.25 13.64% Premier African Minerals 1.58 12.86% Legendary Investments PLC 0.10
30-Aug-2013 02:29 PM

Ross Group in the red

Ross Group posts a pre-tax loss of £34,000 for the six months to the end of June compared with a profit of £11,000 last time. Group revenue was nil compared with £112,000 a year ago and there was a an adjusted loss per share of 0.02p compared with a p
30-Aug-2013 02:26 PM

Petards offer for Water Hall 'unconditional'

Petards Group's recommended offer for Water Hall has been declared unconditional in all respects. Petards saidthat at 5 p.m. yesterday (29 August) it had received valid acceptances in respect of 64,218,764 Water Hall shares - approximately 80.64% o
30-Aug-2013 02:08 PM

Aberdeen Smaller Cos up 14.4%

Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust's net asset value per share rose by 14.4% in the six months to the end of June on a total return basis. This compares with a 15.3% rise in the FTSE Small Cap Index, excluding investment companies, and an
30-Aug-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 G4S PLC 258.65 2.84% Vodafone Group PLC 208.08 1.63% Burberry Group PLC 1545.50 1.01% Serco Group PLC 543.75
30-Aug-2013 01:47 PM

Broker News & Views

Deutsche Bank upgrades ARM Holdings to buy from sell, target price raised from 470p to 1,080p. Morgan Stanley reiterates equal weight on WPP Group, target price raised from 1,135p to 1,235p. Beaufort Securities lifts WPP Group to buy from hold. Investe
30-Aug-2013 01:43 PM

Lloyd Electric & Engineering net profits rise

Lloyd Electric & Engineering posts consolidated net profits of Rs52.79Crores for the year to the end of March - up from Rs35.12Crores last time. Total income rose to Rs1479.33Crores - up from Rs1351.35Crores a year ago. Story provided by StockMarke
30-Aug-2013 01:38 PM

US core PCE price index up

The US personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy - the so-called core PCE price index - rose by 0.1% in Julycompared with an increase of 0.2%, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. Story provided by StockMarket
30-Aug-2013 01:35 PM

US personal spending up 0.1%

US personal consumption expenditures increased $16.3bn, or 0.1%, in July according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. This follows a a 0.6% in June based on revised estimates. Story provided by
30-Aug-2013 01:34 PM

US personal income edges up

US personal income increased $14.1bn, or 0.1%, and disposable personal income rose $21.7bn, or 0.2%, in July, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. In June, personal income increased $38.2bn, or 0.3%, while DPI rose $27.3bn, or 0.2%, based o

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