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Tuesday 11 February, 2014

11-Feb-2014 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Leed Resources PLC 0.08 14.29% Karelian Diamond Resources PLC 3.80 13.43% TomCo Energy PLC 1.45 13.28% Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd 9.95
11-Feb-2014 04:21 PM

Hastings Insurance gets 'B+' rating

Fitch Ratings has assigned Hastings Insurance Group (Finance) plc a final Long-term foreign currency issuer default rating of 'B+' with a stable outlook. Fitch has also assigned Hastings Insurance Group (Finance) plc's £150m senior secure
11-Feb-2014 04:07 PM

BlackRock Income & Growth resolutions passed at AGM

BlackRock Income & Growth Investment Trust has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting earlier today (11 February) were passed on a show of hands. At 4:07pm: (LON:BRIG) BLACKROCK INCOME & GROWTH INV TRUST share price was +2
11-Feb-2014 04:05 PM

Tata Steel net profits rise

Tata Steel posts net profits of Rs4,433.55crores for the nine months to the end of December up from Rs3,753.76crores a year ago. Total income rose to Rs29,519.81crores - up from Rs27,428.90crores - while expenses increased to Rs22,278.75crores from Rs2
11-Feb-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Kazakhmys PLC 208.95 18.05% Fresnillo PLC 914.00 5.97% Home Retail Group PLC 188.95 4.51% ICAP PLC 413.00
11-Feb-2014 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market TXO PLC 0.10 25.00% Leed Resources PLC 0.08 14.29% Red Rock Resources PLC 0.43 10.26% Mentum Inc 0.96
11-Feb-2014 03:06 PM

US wholesale inventories up 0.3%

US wholesale inventories rose to $517.9 billion at the end of December, up 0.3% from the revised November level, according to the US Department of Commerce. A 0.5% increase had been forecast. The latest figure was up 4.0% up from the December 2012 lev
11-Feb-2014 03:04 PM

US job openings show little change

There were 4.0 million job openings on the last business day of December, little changed from November, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. No change in the figure was forecast. The hires rate (3.2%) and separations rate (3.2%) were littl
11-Feb-2014 03:00 PM

Herald Investment Trust beats index

Herald Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 1.6% including accrued income in January and by 1.7% excluding accrued income. This compares with a 1.3% rise in the the comparative index - two-thirds Numis Smaller Companies Index plus AIM (capital
11-Feb-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Kazakhmys PLC 217.95 23.14% Home Retail Group PLC 188.00 3.98% Fresnillo PLC 892.25 3.45% Marks & Spencer Group PLC 482.50
11-Feb-2014 02:55 PM

Fresnillo wins ruling on explosives permit

Fresnillo has welcomed a district court ruling which has denied the request by the Ejido El Baj�­o to prevent the lifting of the explosives permit covering Herradura and Soledad. Fresnillo will present this decision before the Mexican Ministry of De
11-Feb-2014 02:47 PM

FBD non-exec steps down

FBD Holdings independent non-executive director Johan Thijs has retired from the board and from the nomination Committee. Thijs, who is president of the executive committee and chief executive of KBC Group, was appointed to the board in May 2004 and h
11-Feb-2014 02:37 PM

Hikma chairman to step down

Hikma Pharmaceuticals has unveiled a raft of board changes which will take effect from the annual general meeting on 15 May. Non-executive chairman Samih Darwazah will retire from the board and become honorary life president while chief executive Said
11-Feb-2014 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Motive Television PLC 0.03 50.00% TXO PLC 0.10 25.00% Edenville Energy PLC 0.09 12.50% Blue Star Capital PLC 0.70
11-Feb-2014 02:28 PM

ITV licences renewed

ITV has confirmed that it has accepted Ofcom's decision to renew ITV's licences for a full 10-year term. ITV says: "This provides us with the certainty we require to continue to invest for the long term in our broadcast business and in h
11-Feb-2014 02:27 PM

Cientifica partner in patent agreement

Cientifica's partner London Graphene Ltd has signed an option agreement with ISIS Innovation, the technology transfer office for the University of Oxford. The London Graphene option agreement is to license a patent filed by Isis Innovation for the
11-Feb-2014 02:14 PM

OFT clears Mueller-Yorkshire Copper Tube deal

The Office of Fair Trading has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Mueller Industries Inc of certain assets of KME Yorkshire Ltd (Yorkshire Copper Tube). The OFT has decided, on the information currently available, not to refer the merger to the Comp
11-Feb-2014 02:04 PM

Blue Planet International beats benchmark

Blue Planet International Financials Investment Trust's net asset value fell by 0.2% in the three months to the end of January on a cumulative performance basis. This compares with a 2.8% fall in its benchmark, the FTSE 100. At 2:04pm: (LON:BLP)
11-Feb-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Kazakhmys PLC 219.85 24.21% Home Retail Group PLC 187.80 3.87% ICAP PLC 413.80 3.71% Fresnillo PLC 891.25
11-Feb-2014 01:50 PM

Ahlstrom to establish new service centre

Ahlstrom plans to establish a new service centre in Vilnius, Lithuania, to support its businesses in Europe. The new centre is planned to manage most of the finance, accounting and customer service operations in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Ac
11-Feb-2014 01:33 PM

JPMorgan Chinese IT beats benchmark

JPMorgan Chinese Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 6.2% in the three months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with a 1.5% rise in its benchmark. The company's share price rose by 10.4% in the period. At 1:
11-Feb-2014 01:31 PM

Mitie wins A$180m Home Office contract

Strategic outsourcing company Mitie has won a new contract with the Home Office, valued at £180m over eight years. And it says that with a potential further three year extension, the contract would have a total value of up to £250m. Mitie's care
11-Feb-2014 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market Alba Mineral Resources PLC 0.33 17.86% Nyota Minerals Ltd 0.35 16.67% HUME CAPITAL SECURITIES PLC ORD 0.1 0.23 15.00% Edenville Energy PLC 0.09
11-Feb-2014 01:23 PM

OFT gives notice over IP Group-Fusion IP merger

The Office of Fair Trading has given a notice of proposed arrangements for the the anticipated acquisition by IP Group of Fusion IP. The period for considering this merger notice will expire on 7 March unless extended by the OFT under section 97(2) of th
11-Feb-2014 01:14 PM

JPMorgan Asian IT beats benchmark

JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 2.6% in the three months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with a 1.1% rise in its benchmark. The company's share price rose by 3.0% in the period. At 1:14p

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