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Friday 31 January, 2014

31-Jan-2014 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Edenville Energy PLC 0.09 12.50% Iofina PLC 76.75 9.25% Taihua PLC 3.38 7.99% Green Compliance 2.03
31-Jan-2014 04:27 PM

JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets in equity issue

JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust has issued 850,000 new ordinary shares at 106.00p apiece under its ordinary share block listing facility. At 4:27pm: (LON:JEMI) JPMorgan Gbl Emerging Mkts Inc Tst share price was 0p at 106.5p Story pro
31-Jan-2014 04:24 PM

Capital Gearing Trust lags index

Capital Gearing Trust's net asset value, inclusive of income, decreased by 1.31% to 3,054.07p in the period from 6 October to 5 January. As a comparator, the FTSE Equity Investment Instruments Index increased by 3.35%, although as an absolute
31-Jan-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Serco Group PLC 442.55 4.57% Kazakhmys PLC 177.50 3.50% BT Group PLC 380.00 2.45% Burberry Group PLC 1431.50
31-Jan-2014 03:51 PM

Schroder UK Mid Cap beats index

Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund's net asset value rose by 12.1% in the three months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with an 8.0% rise in the FTSE 250 (ex-investment companies) Index. At 3:51pm: (LON:SCP) Schroder Uk Mid & Sm
31-Jan-2014 03:45 PM

ITM Power pre-tax losses narrow

ITM Power posts a pre-tax loss of £3.3m for the six months to the end of October - down from £3.7m last time. ITM said that its pipeline of project quotations has increased significantly, both in number and value, during the period and revenues of £0
31-Jan-2014 03:40 PM

Almonty will not make offer for Ormonde

Almonty Industries has agreed C$3.8m financing for potential strategic acquisitions but it will not make an offer for Ormonde Mining. Almonty said it had entered into two unsecure debt facilities with Banca de Empresas, a subsidiary of Banco Santander G
31-Jan-2014 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Electric Word PLC 3.63 15.97% Beowulf Mining PLC 5.30 8.61% Ariana Resources PLC 0.95 7.95% Pennant International Group PLC 83.50
31-Jan-2014 03:28 PM

Vatukoula schedules FY results

Vatukoula Gold Mines expects to release its full year results for the year ended 31 August by 7 February. Vatukoula also says that, further to the announcement on 5 November, the second tranche of the $40m investment agreement with Zhongrun Internationa
31-Jan-2014 03:24 PM

All Star Minerals FD resigns

All Star Minerals finance director Edward Taylor has resigned as a director with immediate effect to enable him to focus his time on other ventures. Taylor will continue to provide book keeping services to the company. Chief executive Conrad Windham sai
31-Jan-2014 03:11 PM

Early Equity pre-tax losses rise

Early Equity posts a pre-tax loss of £148,087 for the year to the end of August compared with a loss of £140,582 last time. Administrative costs rose to £145,785 from £83,665 but other operating expenses fell to £1,679 from £75,506. The company sa
31-Jan-2014 03:06 PM

JPMorgan Japan Smaller Cos beats benchmark

JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust's net asset value fell by 1.6% in the three months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with a 2.6% fall in its benchmark. At 3:06pm: (LON:JPS) JPMorgan Japanese Smaller Companies Inv
31-Jan-2014 03:02 PM

UoM inflation forecast at 3.1%

US consumers' forecast for one-year inflation rose to 3.1% according to the University of Michigan's revised January survey - up from 3.0% previously Story provided by
31-Jan-2014 03:00 PM

UoM consumer sentiment ahead of forecast

US consumer sentiment increased to 81.2 in the University of Michigan's revised January survey - up from 80.4 previously and ahead of the 81.1 forecast. But sentiment was down from December's final reading of 82.5. Story provided by StockMark
31-Jan-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Serco Group PLC 443.00 4.68% Kazakhmys PLC 176.00 2.62% BT Group PLC 379.30 2.26% BG Group PLC 1021.75
31-Jan-2014 02:50 PM

Chicago PMI falls for third month in a row

The Chicago Institute for Supply Management's Purchasing Managers' Index softened to 59.6 in January from a revised 60.8 in December, the third consecutive monthly fall following October�€?s jump to the highest since March 2011. Chicag
31-Jan-2014 02:35 PM

O'Key opens hypermarket in Syktyvkar

Russia retailer O'Key has opened its first hypermarket in Syktyvkar in the city's commercial centre. The trading area of the hypermarket is 6,600 sq.m. The store offers customers more than 28,000 SKUs, with non-food items accounting for appro
31-Jan-2014 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Shaft Sinkers Holdings Plc 17.25 9.52% Electric Word PLC 3.13 8.68% Ultrasis PLC 1.09 5.83% Ariana Resources PLC 0.93
31-Jan-2014 02:29 PM

Broker News & Views

Goldman Sachs upgrades cigarette maker Imperial Tobacco Group to conviction buy from neutral, with the price target raised from 2,545p to 2,840p. Berenberg lifts Schroders to buy from hold, target raised from 2,550p to 3,050p. Barclays Capital cuts BAE
31-Jan-2014 02:18 PM

EE unveils board changes

Digital communications group EE has appointed Thomas Dannenfeldt to succeed Timotheus Hoettges and Michael Tsamaz to succeed Claudia Nemat as non-executive directors with effect from 1 February. Dannenfeldt has been chief financial officer of Deutsche
31-Jan-2014 02:08 PM

Dewhurst unit faces $7m claim by AIG

Dewhurst's Hungary subsidiary is facing a $7m claim in Arizona by AIG Specialty Insurance over purported product failure of a component supplied to a third party. The group says Dewhurst (Hungary) Kft intends to defend the claim with the utmost vig
31-Jan-2014 02:03 PM

Randgold chairman to step down

Randgold Resources chairman Philippe Li�©tard will step down from the board at the company's next annual general meeting. Li�©tard - who has been chairman for 10 and a non-executive director since 1998 - will be succeeded as chairman by
31-Jan-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Kazakhmys PLC 176.35 2.83% Serco Group PLC 434.90 2.76% BT Group PLC 379.10 2.21% Imperial Tobacco Group PLC 2213.50
31-Jan-2014 01:55 PM

BlackRock Emerging Europe director steps down

BlackRock Emerging Europe has confirmed that Rory Landman has retired as a director and chairman of the audit committee. The company announced that he would be stepping down from the board in October. Landman has served as a director since 1 July 2007.
31-Jan-2014 01:41 PM

US employment costs rise

US employment costs increased by a seasonally-adjusted 0.5% for the three-month period ending December, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Story provided by

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