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Thursday 20 February, 2014

20-Feb-2014 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Pentagon Protection PLC 11.13 25.34% 24/7 GAMING GROUP HOLDINGS PLC ORD 3.63 15.97% PROXAMA PLC ORD 1P 6.15 10.81% Snoozebox Holdings PLC 13.25
20-Feb-2014 04:25 PM

Coats chairman to join GPG board

Guinness Peat Group has appointed Mike Clasper as a non-executive director. He is the current chairman of GPG's wholly-owned subsidiary, Coats. He is also currently chairman of Which? Ltd and was formerly chief executive of BAA and chairman of HMR
20-Feb-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Home Retail Group PLC 190.65 4.98% Vodafone Group PLC 229.38 2.70% Centrica PLC 321.10 2.26% Petrofac Ltd 1359.50
20-Feb-2014 03:41 PM

Source Markets changes fund name

Source Markets is changing the name of the MAN GLG Europe Plus Source ETF fund to Source MAN GLG Europe Plus UCITS ETF. Source Markets says this is to comply with theEuropean Securities and Markets Authority guidelines on exchange traded funds and other
20-Feb-2014 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Snoozebox Holdings PLC 13.63 22.46% RCG Holdings Ltd 2.38 19.00% Turbo Power Systems Inc 0.53 17.78% SAROSSA CAPITAL PLC ORD 1P 1.55
20-Feb-2014 03:27 PM

JPMorgan Mid Cap beats benchmark

JPMorgan Mid Cap Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 19.0% in the six months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with an 18.3% rise in its benchmark, FTSE 250 Index (excluding investment trusts). The company's
20-Feb-2014 03:24 PM

Foresight 3 VCT net asset value up

Foresight 3 VCT's unaudited net asset value per ordinary share stood at 78.1p at the end of December compared with 77.0p on 30 September. The company had 51,776,401 ordinary shares in issue at the end of the quarter having repurchased 125,000 sha
20-Feb-2014 03:21 PM

OP-Pohjola Group bid accepted by 123 co-op banks

A total of 123 OP-Pohjola Group cooperative banks have accepted the public voluntary bid launched by OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative on 6 February for Pohjola Bank plc's outstanding shares. The consideration being offered amounts to �?¬16.80
20-Feb-2014 03:13 PM

Philly-Fed Index falls to -6.3

Manufacturing activity was reduced in February, according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Business Outlook Survey. The survey�€?s broadest measure of manufacturing conditions, the diffusion index of current ac
20-Feb-2014 03:08 PM

CB leading economic index for US rises

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.3% in January to 99.5 (2004 = 100), following no change in December, and a 0.9%increase in November. Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim said: �€?The US Leading Economic In
20-Feb-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Home Retail Group PLC 188.95 4.05% Vodafone Group PLC 228.20 2.17% Centrica PLC 319.55 1.77% Petrofac Ltd 1349.50
20-Feb-2014 02:48 PM

Utilico Finance total income falls

Utilico Finance's total income fell to £7.1m in the six months to the end of December compared with £7.6m last time. Profits before finance costs and taxation was £7.1m while finance costs totalled £7.1m. The company says it is unable to declar
20-Feb-2014 02:38 PM

Utilico Investments lags index

Utilico Investments' net asset valur rose by 4.1% in the six months to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with an 11.4% rise in the FTSE All Share Total Return Index. Utilico was held back by currency movements in the six mon
20-Feb-2014 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market RCG Holdings Ltd 2.25 12.50% SolGold PLC 9.88 9.78% Jarvis Securities PLC 485.00 6.83% Webis Holdings PLC 4.00
20-Feb-2014 02:29 PM

Medgenics net losses rise

Medgenics posts a net loss of $17.13m for the year to the end of December compared with a net loss of $15.07m in 2012. Gross research and development expense increased to $8.87m from $7.19m in 2012. The increase in expense was due to a rise in the us
20-Feb-2014 02:17 PM

Bellzone JV faces claim for $6.1m

Bellzone Mining's For�©cariah joint venture in Guinea is facing a claim for $6.1m by a former contractor. The JV is 50% owned by Bellzone through its wholly-owned subsidiary Coastal Iron Developments which holds an investment in Singapore-based
20-Feb-2014 02:10 PM

Jubilee power sales contract reinstated

Jubilee Platinum subsidiary Power Alt Pty's private power purchase agreement with South Africa's national energy provider has been reinstated with immediate effect. Jubilee says it will start the supply of all surplus power capacity from its
20-Feb-2014 02:04 PM

Markit 'flash' US PMI up at 56.7

The US manufacturing sector rebounded strongly in February with the Markit 'flash' Manufacturing Purchasing Managers�€? Index rising from 53.7 to 56.7. The latest reading pointed to the fastest overall improvement in US manufacturing bus
20-Feb-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Home Retail Group PLC 186.00 2.42% Petrofac Ltd 1359.50 2.22% Vodafone Group PLC 227.65 1.93% Centrica PLC 318.75
20-Feb-2014 01:59 PM

Advanced Oncotherapy strengthens its board

Advanced Oncotherapy, the developer of innovative medical technology for cancer treatment, has appointed Euan Thomson as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Dr Thomson earned a BS in Physics, an MS in Radiation Physics, and a Ph.D. in physic
20-Feb-2014 01:46 PM

TCS Bank assets grow

TCS Bank's assets grew by RUB2.3bn or 2% in January compared to the 2013 year-end and by RUB41.3bn or 49% year-on-year. The main driver for both periods was growth in the loan portfolio which increased by RUB2.4bn or 3% in January compared to the
20-Feb-2014 01:37 PM

US core CPI up 0.1%

The US Consumer Price Index for all items except food and energy - the so-called core CPI - rose by 0.1% in January, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The increase was in line with forecasts. Story provided by
20-Feb-2014 01:36 PM

US Consumer Price Index up 0.1%

The US Consumer Price Index increased 0.1% in January on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.6% before seasonal adjustment. The 0.1% increase was in lin
20-Feb-2014 01:34 PM

US jobless claims fall by 3000

US initial unemployment claims fell to 336,000 in the week ending 15 February, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's unrevised figure of 339,000. A fall to 335,000 had been forecast. The US Department of Labor said the four-week moving ave
20-Feb-2014 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market Imaginatik PLC 0.07 16.67% Accumuli PLC 21.88 8.05% Altus Resource Capital Limited 77.00 6.21% Agriterra Ltd 2.19

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