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Thursday 14 November, 2013

14-Nov-2013 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Seeing Machines Ltd 7.88 10.52% Xtract Energy PLC 0.24 9.09% Triple Plate Junction PLC 0.34 6.25% President Energy Plc 36.00
14-Nov-2013 04:12 PM

Hellenic Petroleum net income up

Hellenic Petroleum posts third quarter net income of �?¬70m - up from �?¬2m a year ago - while earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation rose to �?¬123m from �?¬75m. Adjusted net income rose to �?¬63m from �?¬1m
14-Nov-2013 04:05 PM

AFI Development unit inks amended land lease deal

AFI Development subsidiary MKPK JSC and the Moscow city authorities have signed an addendum to the land lease agreement for the Paveletskaya phase II project. This amends the permitted use of land from industrial to the construction of residential and co
14-Nov-2013 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Shire PLC 2841.00 2.90% Kazakhmys PLC 245.80 2.33% Rolls-Royce Group PLC 1235.50 2.11% WPP Group PLC 1334.50
14-Nov-2013 03:30 PM

FW Thorpe trading gives 'room for confidence'

FW Thorpe's current trading is giving the group room for confidence, according to chairman Andrew Thorpe. In a statement to shareholders at the annual general meeting, he says: "The year just passed has been challenging due to its unusual natur
14-Nov-2013 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Mood Media Corporation 36.50 15.87% African Copper PLC 1.31 10.08% Provexis PLC 1.87 10.00% Seeing Machines Ltd 7.38
14-Nov-2013 03:26 PM

Swallowfield's positive momentum continues

Swallowfield's trading in the first four months of its financial year has been in line with expectations, shareholders at the annual general meeting were told. Non-executive chairman Brendan Hynes said positive momentum had continued with new custom
14-Nov-2013 03:19 PM

S&P updates credit rating for Plaza's notes

Israeli credit rating agency S&P Maalot - a division of Standard & Poor's - has updated the credit rating of Plaza Centers' two series of notes from 'ilB' to 'D'. The update follows the company's announcement earlier t
14-Nov-2013 03:13 PM

New Europe Property NAV up

New Europe Property Investments' net asset value per share rose to �?¬3.36 in the six months to the end of September - up from �?¬2.83 at the end of December and �?¬2.58 a year ago. Adjusted NAV rose to �?¬3.37 per share - up from �?
14-Nov-2013 03:07 PM

Madagascar Oil chairman resigns

Madagascar Oil non-executive chairman Andrew Morris has, at the direction of Persistency Private Equity, resigned with immediate effect. The company thanked him for his dedicated chairmanship during a period of significant change and progress. Further
14-Nov-2013 03:04 PM

OFT looks at Arriva Passenger-Centrebus deal

The Office of Fair Trading is looking at the completed acquisition by Arriva Passenger Services of the remainder of the entire share capital of Centrebus Holdings. The OFT is considering whether this acquisition has resulted in the creation of a relevant
14-Nov-2013 03:01 PM

Gazprom pre-tax profits rise

Gazprom posts pre-tax profits of RUB741,844m for the six months to the end of June - up from RUB665,700m last time. Sales rose to RUB2,568,122m from RUB2,231,132m a year ago and operating profits increased to RUB853,002m from RUB630,043m. Story prov
14-Nov-2013 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Shire PLC 2840.50 2.88% WPP Group PLC 1332.50 1.95% Associated British Foods PLC 2305.00 1.81% Burberry Group PLC 1487.50
14-Nov-2013 02:58 PM

Caffyns acquires site in Eastbourne

Caffyns has exchanged contracts with Westcott Leach for the purchase of a freehold site in Eastbourne, West Sussex, for £750,000. The site of 0.77 acres includes a commercial building of approximately 10,000 square feet and is next to the company&apos
14-Nov-2013 02:54 PM

OTE launches voluntary redundancy schemes

Greece telecommunications giant OTE Group has unveiled two voluntary redundancy schemes which are aimed primarily at workers near retirement. The group says the schemes will all it to proceed with its transformation plan aims to strengthen its competitiv
14-Nov-2013 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Nyota Minerals Ltd 0.68 13.33% Kea Petroleum Ltd 2.13 13.30% Provexis PLC 1.80 9.09% GoldStone Resources Ltd 1.35
14-Nov-2013 02:18 PM

NCSP cargo turnover falls

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group's consolidated cargo turnover for the first 10 months of this year amounted to 118.1 million tonnes, compared to 134.4 million tonnes in the first ten months of 2012. Chief executive Yuri Matvienko said: "
14-Nov-2013 02:16 PM

Telecom Egypt pre-tax profits up

Telecom Egypt posts pre-tax profits of EGP2,006.2m for the six months to the end of June - up from, EGP1,693.9m a year ago. Revenues rose to EGP5,489.9m - up from EGP5,066.9m last time. Story provided by
14-Nov-2013 02:11 PM

Doriemus increases stake in Lidsey field

Doriemus is increasing its participating interest in the Lidsey oil field in West Sussex from 10% to 20% with immediate effect following an agreement with Angus Energy Weald No. 3. Doriemus still has a first right of refusal to increase its participating
14-Nov-2013 02:05 PM

Broker News & Views

Investec lifts RBS to hold from sell, target cut from 345p to 335p. Goldman Sachs cuts Tesco to sell from neutral, target cut from 375p to 332p. Citigroup lifts Sainsbury to buy from neutral, target raised from 400p to 470p. Exane BNP Paribas lifts Sai
14-Nov-2013 02:01 PM

Geraint Anderson joins Volex board

TT Electronics chief executive Geraint Anderson is joining the Volex board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. He will also chair the board's remuneration committee. Anderson has spent the majority of his career in the cabling, conne
14-Nov-2013 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Shire PLC 2834.50 2.66% Kazakhmys PLC 246.30 2.54% WPP Group PLC 1335.50 2.18% Prudential PLC 1267.00
14-Nov-2013 01:41 PM

JD Wetherspoon resolutions passed at AGM

JD Wetherspoon has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting earlier today (14 November) were passed on a show of hands. At 1:41pm: (LON:JDW) Wetherspoon (J D) PLC share price was +9p at 710.5p Story provided by StockMarke
14-Nov-2013 01:39 PM

US labour costs fall 0.6%

US unit labour costs in non-farm businesses decreased 0.6% in the third quarter, while hourly compensation increased 1.3%, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unit labour costs rose 1.9% over the last four quarters. Story provided by St
14-Nov-2013 01:37 PM

US productivity up 1.9%

US non-farm business sector labour productivity increased at a 1.9% annual rate during the third quarter of 2013, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The increase in productivity reflects increases of 3.7% in output and 1.7% in hours work

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