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Thursday 22 May, 2014

22-May-2014 04:27 PM

Biotech Growth Trust NAV up 34.2%

The Biotech Growth Trust's net asset value per share increased by 34.2% in the year to the end of March. This was broadly in line with its benchmark, the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index, sterling adjusted, which rose by 34.7%. The company said: "
22-May-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Audioboom Group 4.75 +2.59% Essar Energy 66.00 +1.73% RusPetro 18.63 +1.36% International Personal Finance 589.75
22-May-2014 04:01 PM

Oil & Gas Roundup

Aminex (LON:AEX) shares rose after it reported positive developments at the Ntorya-1 discovery and on the construction of the regional gas sales line at the annual general meeting. Chief executive Jay Bhattacherjee will say that the seismic acquisition t
22-May-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 SABMiller 3368.75 +3.35% ARM Holdings 881.75 +2.41% Fresnillo 849.50 +2.41% Aberdeen Asset Management 438.85 +2.
22-May-2014 03:40 PM

Restore resolutions passed at AGM

Restore has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting today were duly passed. At 3:40pm: (LON:RST) Restore PLC share price was 0p at 174.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
22-May-2014 03:28 PM

OpSec Security unveils board changes

OpSec Security Group has appointed Hazem Ben-Gacem as a non-executive while Glenn Luk has stood down. Ben-Gacem, aged 43, is head of private equity activities in Europe for Investcorp International Ltd. The board thanked Luk for his service to the comp
22-May-2014 03:18 PM

Rambler JV partner generally pleased with Little Deer results

Rambler Metals and Mining's joint venture partner Thundermin Resources is 'generally pleased with the results of the current drill programme' at the Little Deer copper deposit. Thundermin Resources said the recently completed 3,800 metre d
22-May-2014 03:09 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.4%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.4% in April to 101.4 (2004 = 100), following a 1.0% increase in March, and a 0.5% increase in February. Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim said: �€?The LEI rose for the thi
22-May-2014 03:06 PM

US existing home sales up 1.3%

US existing-home sales increased for the first time this year in April, while inventory meaningfully increased and home price growth moderated, according to the National Association of Realtors. Monthly sales gains in the west and south offset a modest
22-May-2014 03:03 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.4%

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22-May-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Brewin Dolphin Holdings 308.35 +0.46% LSL Property Services 414.25 +0.45% Crest Nicholson Holdings 345.75 +0.42% Fisher (James) & Sons 1318.50
22-May-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 SABMiller 3382.50 +3.77% Fresnillo 851.50 +2.65% ARM Holdings 881.00 +2.32% Antofagasta 787.25 +2.
22-May-2014 02:59 PM

Altona's Arckaringa permit extended

Altona Energy's water affecting activity permit for its 100% owned and operated Arckaringa project has been extended until 19 May 2015. The permit - which defines water management procedures for the proposed 31-hole drilling programme - was grant
22-May-2014 02:52 PM

SCISYS resolutions passed at AGM

SCISYS has confirmed that all resolutions put to its annual general meeting today were passed. At 2:52pm: (LON:SSY) SciSys PLC share price was -2.5p at 88p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
22-May-2014 02:49 PM

Markit 'flash' US manufacturing PMI up at 56.2

Operating conditions in the US manufacturing sector continued to improve during May, according to Markit's 'flash' Purchasing Managers' Index which rose to 56.2 from 55.4 in April. An increase to 55.6 had been forecast. The latest s
22-May-2014 02:45 PM

GPG chairman highlights 'substantial progress'

Guinness Peat Group has undergone a major change process since 2011 and is no longer an investment holding company with a mixed portfolio of assets, shareholders at the annual general meeting heard. Chairman Mike Clasper said GPG now holds one operating
22-May-2014 02:22 PM

Vela invests in Social Superstore

Vela Technologies has invested £100,000 in the £1m series B funding of The Social Superstore, a social commerce platform which is being built with a view to launch in the fourt quarter, initially in the UK. This funding, which is due for payment on or
22-May-2014 02:19 PM

Ian Robinson rejoins Jaywing board

Jaywing has appointed Ian Robinson as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Robinson, 67, re-joins the Jaywing board having spent five years as a director until June 2012. He is currently a director of Anne Street Partners Limited, a managem
22-May-2014 02:10 PM

Hydrogen resolutions passed at AGM

Hydrogen has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting today were passed. At 2:10pm: (LON:HYDG) Hydrogen Group PLC share price was -4p at 96.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
22-May-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Foxtons Group 300.90 +0.72% Fidessa Group 2209.50 +0.41% Telecom plus 1487.50 +0.40% Telit Communications 188.13
22-May-2014 02:00 PM

Hydro resolutions passed at AGM

Hydro International has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting earlier today were passed. At 2:00pm: (LON:HYD) Hydro International PLC share price was -1.5p at 104.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
22-May-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 SABMiller 3368.50 +3.34% Fresnillo 850.25 +2.50% ARM Holdings 878.50 +2.03% Randgold Resources 4537.00 +1.
22-May-2014 01:54 PM

DMGT strengthens its board

Daily Mail and General Trust has appointed Kevin Parry as a non-executive director and member of the audit committee. It is intended that he will chair the audit committee in due course. DMGT says that Parry brings a broad range of experience and skills
22-May-2014 01:40 PM

Skyepharma resolutions passed at AGM

Skyepharma has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting earlier today on a show of hands. At 1:40pm: (LON:SKP) SkyePharma PLC share price was +7.25p at 238.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
22-May-2014 01:33 PM

US jobless claims up 28,000

US initial unemployment claims rose to 326,000 in the week ending 17 May - an increase of 28,000 from the previous week's revised level. The US Department of Labor said the previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 297,000 to 298,00

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