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Thursday 31 July, 2014

31-Jul-2014 04:27 PM

GlaxoSmithKline Capital after-tax profits fall

GlaxoSmithKline Capital posts an after-tax profit on ordinary activities of £2,852,000 for the six months to the end of June - down from £3,128,000 last time. GlaxoSmithKline Capital - a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline plc - iss
31-Jul-2014 04:08 PM

Cranswick director retires

Cranswick has confirmed that Bernard Hoggarth retired as a director on 28 July. He was appointed a director in 1988 and was chief executive between 2004 and 2012. He had been with the business for 36 years and during this period Cranswick has progressed
31-Jul-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Globo 49.13 +1.55% Maple Energy 10.63 +1.24% Al Noor Hospitals Group 1029.00 +0.98% Wilmington Group 199.50
31-Jul-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Royal Dutch Shell 2553.50 +2.59% Royal Dutch Shell 2440.75 +2.44% Intu Properties 328.10 +2.44% ITV 209.25 +2.
31-Jul-2014 03:48 PM

Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne, strengthens its board

Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne, has appointed James Derek Tuhey as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
31-Jul-2014 03:28 PM

Bonmarch�© resolutions passed at AGM

Bonmarch�©, one of the UK's largest women's value retailers, has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting today were duly passed. At 3:28pm: (LON:BON) Bonmarche Holdings share price was +5p at 279p Stor
31-Jul-2014 03:22 PM

Polar Capital Global Healthcare lags index

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust's net asset value per share cum income rose by 0.64% in the three months to the end of June. This compares with a 2.19% rise in the MSCI All Country World Index /Healthcare (sterling) At 3:22p
31-Jul-2014 03:15 PM

Torotrak resolutions passed at AGM

Torotrak has confirmed that all resolutions put to shareholders at the annual general meeting today were passed. At 3:15pm: (LON:TRK) Torotrak PLC share price was +0.25p at 18.75p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
31-Jul-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Victoria Oil & Gas 1.34 +0.75% Bushveld Minerals 4.60 +0.44% Dart Group 207.13 +0.31% Low & Bonar 88.63
31-Jul-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Royal Dutch Shell 2570.00 +3.25% Royal Dutch Shell 2449.00 +2.79% Intu Properties 328.10 +2.44% GlaxoSmithKline 1438.75 +0.
31-Jul-2014 02:59 PM

Fidelity Japanese Values beats index

Fidelity Japanese Values' net asset value per share rose by 4.2% in the six months to the end of June on a total return basis. This compares with a 0.9% rise in the Russell Nomura Mid/Small Cap Index (in sterling terms). At 2:59pm: (LON:FJV) Fide
31-Jul-2014 02:53 PM

Chicago PMI drops to lowest level since June 2013

The Chicago Institute for Supply Management's Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 52.6 in July - down from 62.6 in June. The Chicago ISM said a monthly fall of this magnitude has not been seen since October 2008 and left its business baromete
31-Jul-2014 02:45 PM

Cranswick SID retires

Cranswick non-executive director John Worby has retired from the board. He was appointed a non-executive director in 2005 and was chairman of the audit committee and senior independent director. The board thanked him for his invaluable contribution to
31-Jul-2014 02:39 PM

Jupiter Green IT lags benchmark

Jupiter Green Investment Trust's total return for the three months to the end of June was -0.4% compared to a return of 0.3% for the company's benchmark index, the MSCI World Small Cap Index. At 2:39pm: (LON:JGC) Jupiter Green Investment Trust
31-Jul-2014 02:25 PM

BMR placing with Novum extended

The second part of Berkeley Mineral Resources' placing with Novum Securities has been extended by one month to the end of August. Under the placing agreement which was announced on 1 July, £1,000,000 was to be raised in two tranches by the issue of
31-Jul-2014 02:11 PM

HBOS pre-tax profits fall

HBOS posts a profit before tax of £1,627m for the six months to the end of June - 33% down on last time. HBOS said the results in both periods were significantly affected by one-off items. Adjusting for these items there was a modest increase in profi
31-Jul-2014 02:07 PM

Lloyds Bank pre-tax profits fall

Lloyds Bank posts a pre-tax profit of £1,818m for the half-year to 30 June - 29% down on last time. The bank said that results in both periods were significantly affected by one-off items. Adjusting for these items there was a modest increase in profit
31-Jul-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Leni Gas & Oil 3.63 +1.40% Perform Group 207.95 +0.48% BAE Systems 424.85 +0.30% Vesuvius 464.00
31-Jul-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Royal Dutch Shell 2574.00 +3.42% Royal Dutch Shell 2450.00 +2.83% Intu Properties 327.85 +2.36% BT Group 391.95 +1.
31-Jul-2014 01:55 PM

KWERE acquires further �?¬120m of Irish assets

Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate has entered into agreements to acquire the Elliott loan portfolio secured by assets in Ireland, and the Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk for an aggregate consideration of �?¬120m. KWERE, through a wholly-owned sub
31-Jul-2014 01:48 PM

Bank of Scotland pre-tax profits up

Bank of Scotland posts group pre-tax profits of £1,130m for the half-year to 30 June - 10% up on last time. Total income decreased by £615m, or 15%, to £3,549m with net interest income down by £182m, to £3,114m compared with £3,296m a year ago.
31-Jul-2014 01:37 PM

US employment costs rise

US employment costs rose by 0.7% on a seasonally-adjusted basis for the three-month period ending June, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. Wages and salaries (which make up about 70% of compensation costs) increased 0.6%, and benefits (whic
31-Jul-2014 01:35 PM

US jobless claims rise

US initial unemployment claims rose to 302,000 in the week ending 26 July, an increase of 23,000 from the previous week's revised level. The US Department of Labor said the previous week's level was revised down by 5,000 from 284,000 to 279,0
31-Jul-2014 01:28 PM

Diamond Bank after-tax profits up 9%

Diamond Bank reports continued growth in net operating income in the six months to the end of June - up 13% at N64,412,337,000. Managing director and chief executive Dr. Alex Otti said the bank confirmed its resilience in sustaining profitability despite
31-Jul-2014 01:22 PM

LondonMetric schedules trading update

LondonMetric Property will announce its first quarter interim management statement on 7 August. At 1:22pm: (LON:LMP) LondonMetric Property share price was +0.75p at 140.95p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...

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