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Tuesday 15 July, 2014

15-Jul-2014 04:29 PM

Paragon confirms talks with Titanium

Paragon Diamonds has noted this morning's press speculation regarding Titanium Capital Investments Limited and confirms it is in initial discussions about potentially appointing a representative to join the board of the company, but has yet to reac
15-Jul-2014 04:12 PM

Zenith Bank board changes

Zenith Bank has confirmed that the Central Bank of Nigeria has approved non-executive director Jim Ovia's appointment as chairman. He takes over from Sir Steve Omojafor who resigned with effect from 16 June. The board also announced that Olusola
15-Jul-2014 04:02 PM

Hikma completes acquisition of assets of Bedford Laboratories

Hikma Pharmaceuticals has completed its acquisition of assets of the US generic injectables business, Bedford Laboratories from Ben Venue Laboratories, a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim Group of Companies. As previously announced, the total consider
15-Jul-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Amur Minerals Corporation 3.53 +2.32% Begbies Traynor Group 49.13 +1.55% Exillon Energy 164.13 +1.47% Roxi Petroleum 9.63
15-Jul-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) 327.75 +2.58% easyJet 1269.00 +2.01% Coca-Cola HBC 1388.00 +1.24% Anglo American 1519.00 +1.
15-Jul-2014 03:16 PM

Aberdeen Japan IT resolutions passed at AGM

Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting earlier today were passed. At 3:16pm: (LON:AJIT) Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust share price was 0p at 376p Story provided by
15-Jul-2014 03:14 PM

DCG IRIS gets report on Typhoon Neoguri

DCG IRIS says Typhoon Neoguri - which passed west of Okinawa Island - is unlikely to have an impact on the performance of the CS IRIS Low Volatility Plus Fund, according to a report by the fund's investment manager, Credit Suisse. The typhoon passe
15-Jul-2014 03:04 PM

US business inventories up 0.5%

US manufacturers�€? and trade inventories rose to an estimated $1,737.4bn in May, the US Department of Commerce said. This was up 0.5% from April and 5.6% higher than a year ago. Story provided by
15-Jul-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market KSK Power Ventur 103.88 +1.35% Fuller Smith & Turner 951.00 +1.14% JD Sports Fashion 390.85 +0.62% Telit Communications 225.50
15-Jul-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 easyJet 1294.00 +4.02% International Consolidated Airlines 335.10 +2.07% Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) 325.70 +1.94% Anglo American 1521.75 +1.
15-Jul-2014 02:25 PM

Innovations non-exec resigns

Imperial Innovations non-executive director Professor Stephen Richardson has resigned from the board today. Richardson was one of two directors nominated by Imperial College London. His resignation follows the completion of the recent placing of shar
15-Jul-2014 02:11 PM

Brokersclub inks sponsor service agreement

Brokersclub AG has signed a listing sponsor service agreement with Stock Market Partners, Lisbon. Brokersclub was admitted to trading at GXG Markets First Quote on 8 August. In order to provide more market liquidity and higher corporate profile, Brokers
15-Jul-2014 02:02 PM

SYNETY schedules interims

SYNETY Group, a leading cloud-based software and communications business, will release its results for the six months to the end of June on 9 September. The group will hold an open day on that date for investors, media, analysts and any other interested
15-Jul-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Enegi Oil 4.63 +2.89% Dart Group 208.00 +0.85% Stobart Group 128.38 +0.79% Rare Earth Minerals 1.51
15-Jul-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 easyJet 1278.00 +2.73% Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) 326.90 +2.32% Barclays 213.18 +1.71% BHP Billiton 2018.25 +1.
15-Jul-2014 01:51 PM

Severstal unit agrees sale of PBS Coals

Severstal wholly-owned subsidiary 7027940 Canada Ltd has agreed to sell PBS Coals Inc, a metallurgical coal producer located in Pennsylvania, to Corsa Coal Corp. The transaction with an enterprise value of US$140m is expected to complete by mid-August.
15-Jul-2014 01:44 PM

Empire State Index jumps to 25.6

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Empire State Manufacturing general business conditions index rose by six points to 25.6 in July - its highest level for more than four years - as conditions improved significantly for a third consecutive month.
15-Jul-2014 01:40 PM

US import prices up 0.1%

US import prices advanced 0.1% in June following a 0.3% rise in May, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Higher fuel prices drove the monthly increases for both June and May. Prices for US exports decreased 0.4% in June, after ticking up
15-Jul-2014 01:38 PM

US core retail sales up 0.4%

US retail sales rose excluding motor vehicles and parts - the so-called core retail sales - rose by 0.4% in June, the US Department of Commerce said today. Story provided by
15-Jul-2014 01:37 PM

US retail sales up 0.2%

US retail sales rose to $439.9bn in June - up 0.2% from the previous month and 4.3% higher than a year ago, the US Department of Commerce said today. An increase of 0.6% had been forecast. Total sales the April-June period were up 4.5% from the corre
15-Jul-2014 01:23 PM

Telecom Plus resolutions passed at AGM

Telecom Plus has confirmed that all resolutions put to shareholders at the annual general meeting earlier today were duly passed. Telecom Plus (trading as the Utility Warehouse) supplies a wide range of utility services (gas, electricity, fixed line tele
15-Jul-2014 01:18 PM

Solid State unit wins offender tagging contract

Solid State's largest division, Steatite, has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as the supplier of monitoring hardware for GPS offender tagging. Final contract terms are expected to be agreed by 26 July 2014. It is currently anticipated that
15-Jul-2014 01:12 PM

RR welcomes Avolon order

Rolls-Royce welcomes the decision by lessor Avolon to select 15 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, powered by the newly-launched Trent 7000 engine. Rolls-Royce president - civil large engines - Eric Schulz said: "We welcome Avolon's decision to sel
15-Jul-2014 01:09 PM

Schroder Income Growth NAV lags index

Schroder Income Growth Fund's net asset value rose by 0.4% in the three months to the end of May on a total return basis. This compares with a 0.9% rise in the FTSE All-Share Index on a total return basis. The company's share price was up 1.5
15-Jul-2014 01:07 PM

JPMorgan Chase net income falls

JPMorgan Chase & Co reports net income for the second quarter of $6.0bn - down from $6.5bn a yeara go. Earnings per share were $1.46, compared with $1.60 in the second quarter of 2013. Revenue for the quarter was $25.3bn, down 2% compared with the

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