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Thursday 20 March, 2014

20-Mar-2014 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market Obtala Resources PLC 7.50 9.01% Madagascar Oil SA 17.25 7.81% Petroneft Resources PLC 5.88 6.33% TomCo Energy PLC 1.38
20-Mar-2014 04:07 PM

JPMorgan US Smaller Cos beats index

JPMorgan US Smaller Companies' net assets rose by 38.7% during 2013, comfortably ahead of the Russell 2000 which increased by 35.9% (in sterling terms). The company says its assets have now risen by some 171% over the past five years compared with
20-Mar-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 SSE PLC 1482.50 3.09% Next PLC 6707.50 1.94% Cobham PLC 305.40 1.80% Standard Life PLC 360.00
20-Mar-2014 03:47 PM

Advisory firms back Antrim unit sale

Two independent proxy advisory firms have both recommended that Antrim Energy shareholders vote in favour of the proposed sale of the firm's subsidiary, Antrim Resources (NI). Institutional Shareholder Services summarised its recommendation 'fo
20-Mar-2014 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market Stilo International PLC 3.88 6.89% Ark Therapeutics Group PLC 0.51 6.25% Borders & Southern Petroleum PLC 12.50 5.22% Madagascar Oil SA 16.75
20-Mar-2014 03:21 PM

Veidekke wins new contracts at Oslo Airport

Veidekke Entreprenør has signed two new contracts for Oslo Lufthavn AS with a total value of NKr293m, excluding VAT. One of the contracts is for the construction of a road and bridge at the main terminal, while the other concerns work in connection wit
20-Mar-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 SSE PLC 1481.50 3.03% Standard Life PLC 360.20 1.75% Next PLC 6695.00 1.75% Royal Bank of Scotland Group The PL 305.80
20-Mar-2014 02:52 PM

Aberdeen acquisition of SWIP approved

Aberdeen Asset Management's acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority. The acquisition is expected to complete following close of business on 31 March. Aberdeen Asset Management chief
20-Mar-2014 02:39 PM

Derwent London to change auditor

Derwent London's directors have recommended the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditor for the 2014 financial year. The audit was put out to tender in line with best practice, as indicated in the 2012 report and accounts, PwC's
20-Mar-2014 02:33 PM

Essar Global Fund updates website

Essar Capital has announced that Essar Global Fund Limited has updated its website. The updates include: · an amended Mauritius law fixed and floating charge over 100 per cent. of the shares in Dolphus Limited; · an amended Mauritiu
20-Mar-2014 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market Rose Petroleum Plc Ord 0.1p 0.73 7.35% Stilo International PLC 3.88 6.89% Intandem Films PLC 0.50 6.38% Uk Oil & Gas Investments Plc 'a' Or
20-Mar-2014 02:20 PM

Domino Printing non-exec retires

Domino Printing Sciences non-executive director Phil Ruffles retired at the annual general meeting yesterday after 12 years' service. He did not stand for re-election. At 2:20pm: (LON:DNO) Domino Printing Sciences PLC share price was -9.75p at 811.
20-Mar-2014 02:13 PM

US existing-home sales fall 0.4%

US existing-home sales declined 0.4% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 4.60 million in February from 4.62 million in January, according to the National Association of Realtors. February�€?s pace of sales was the lowest since July 2012, when
20-Mar-2014 02:10 PM

Philly-Fed Index rises to 9.0

Manufacturing activity rebounded in March, according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's latest Business Outlook Survey. The survey�€?s broadest measure of manufacturing conditions, the diffusion index of current
20-Mar-2014 02:08 PM

CB leading economic index up 0.5%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.5% in February to 99.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1% increase in January, and a 0.1% decline in December. Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim said: �€?The US LEI incr
20-Mar-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 SSE PLC 1482.00 3.06% Next PLC 6682.50 1.56% Standard Life PLC 359.45 1.54% BAE Systems Plc 417.60
20-Mar-2014 01:54 PM

Arden resolutions passed at AGM

Arden Partners has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the company's annual general meeting held this morning were duly approved by shareholders. At 1:54pm: (LON:ARDN) Arden Partners PLC share price was 0p at 92.5p Story provided by Stock
20-Mar-2014 01:45 PM

AECI completes sale of surplus property assets

AECI Group has completed the sale of the bulk of its surplus property assets at Modderfontein and its property development business, to Shanghai Zendai. AECI says it has received the transaction price in full in cash in the amount of R1,060,974,457 (inc
20-Mar-2014 01:33 PM

Acta schedules FY results

Acta, the clean energy products company, will announce its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December on 26 March. At 1:33pm: (LON:ACTA) Acta S.p.A. share price was +0.01p at 5.88p Story provided by
20-Mar-2014 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market Doriemus Plc Ord 0.001p 0.15 7.14% Univision Engineering Ltd 0.85 6.25% Uk Oil & Gas Investments Plc 'a' Or 0.58 5.45% Polo Resources Limited
20-Mar-2014 01:22 PM

Arbuthnot divi record date amended

The record date for Arbuthnot Banking's proposed final dividend is 22 April, not 18 April as previously indicated. The dividend, if approved, will be paid on 16 May. At 1:22pm: (LON:ARBB) Arbuthnot Banking Group PLC share price was +28p at 1135p
20-Mar-2014 01:09 PM

IXICO resolutions passed at AGM

IXICO, the brain health company, has confirmed that all resolutions put to its annual general meeting held earlier today were duly passed. At 1:09pm: (LON:IXI) IXICO plc share price was -1.5p at 80p Story provided by
20-Mar-2014 01:08 PM

UKOG to partner Angus Energy in UK licensing round

UK Oil & Gas Investments is partnering with Angus Energy on a 50:50 basis in the upcoming UK's proposed 14th onshore oil and gas bid round expected in the second quarter. Angus Energy, which is 6% owned by UKOG, holds an exploration and production
20-Mar-2014 01:04 PM

US jobless claims rise

US initial unemployment claims rose to 320,000 in the week ending 15 March, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week's unrevised figure of 315,000. An increase to 327,000 had been forecast. The US Department of Labor said the four-week moving
20-Mar-2014 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 SSE PLC 1480.50 2.96% Next PLC 6685.00 1.60% ICAP PLC 396.25 1.27% Standard Life PLC 358.30

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