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Friday 01 August, 2014

01-Aug-2014 04:26 PM

Regal faces Ukrainia tax increase

Regal Petroleum has warned that Ukrainian subsoil tax increases will result in a near doubling in the production based taxes the company pays. The tax increases were approved by the Ukrainian parliament yesterday and are expected to come into force immi
01-Aug-2014 04:06 PM

Vedanta positive about the future

Vedanta Resources chairman Anil Agarwal told the annual general meeting that he looked at the group's future with great excitement. He said: "Vedanta, as India's only true natural resources champion, has an important role to play in the
01-Aug-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Huntsworth 49.25 +1.03% Mulberry Group 767.50 +0.62% BH Macro Limited USD 18.87 +0.53% M.P. Evans Group 484.63
01-Aug-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Smith & Nephew 1074.50 +4.73% BG Group 1209.00 +3.16% International Consolidated Airlines 340.10 +2.81% IMI 1441.00 +1.
01-Aug-2014 03:36 PM

Mobeus Income & Growth 2 VCT NAV up

Mobeus Income & Growth 2 VCT's net asset value per share rose to 129.63p at the end of June - up from 120.73p at the end of March. No dividends were paid during the quarter. At 3:36pm: (LON:MIG) Mobeus Income Growth 2 VCT PLC share price was +3
01-Aug-2014 03:31 PM

NBNK Investments losses narrow

NBNK Investments posts a pre-tax loss of £102,000 for the six months to the end of June compared with a loss of £155,000 a year ago. At 30 June, the company's shares were trading at 46.0p per share and it had cash assets of £20,055,000 at the per
01-Aug-2014 03:15 PM

ISM Prices Index up at 59.5%

The Institute for Supply Management's Prices Index registered 59.5% in July, which is an increase of 1.5 percentage points compared to the June reading of 58%. In July, 26% of respondents reported paying higher prices, 7% reported paying lower pric
01-Aug-2014 03:13 PM

ISM Manufacturing PMI up at 57.1%

Economic activity in the US manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 14th consecutive month, according to the Institute for Supply Managment's latest report. The July Purchasing Managers' Index registered 57.1% - an increase of 1.8 perce
01-Aug-2014 03:08 PM

US construction spending falls 1.8%

US construction spending was estimated at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of $950.2bn in June, 1.8% below the revised May estimate of $967.8bn, according to the US Department of Commerce. The June figure is 5.5% above the June 2013 estimate of $900.3
01-Aug-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Coal of Africa 3.10 +1.31% Hilton Food Group 476.38 +1.06% Maple Energy 11.75 +1.03% Aer Lingus Group 1.34
01-Aug-2014 03:00 PM

UoM consumer sentiment falls

US consumer sentiment fell to 81.8 according to the University of Michigan's revised July survey - down from 82.0 previously. Story provided by
01-Aug-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Smith & Nephew 1055.50 +2.88% BG Group 1201.00 +2.47% International Consolidated Airlines 338.45 +2.31% Petrofac 1109.50 +1.
01-Aug-2014 02:51 PM

Guaranty Trust Bank non-exec steps down

Guaranty Trust Bank non-executive director Dr Stella Okoli retired as a non-executive director with effect from 24 July. Story provided by
01-Aug-2014 02:48 PM

Markit 'final' manufacturing PMI down at 55.8

The final Markit US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 55.8 in July, down from a 49-month high of 57.3 in June. Markit said that although the latest reading was the lowest since April, the index remained well above the neutral 50
01-Aug-2014 02:33 PM

Charles Stanley resolutions passed at AGM

Charles Stanley Group has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting earlier today were passed on a show of hands. At 2:33pm: (LON:CAY) Charles Stanley Group PLC share price was -1.75p at 348.25p Story provided by StockMar
01-Aug-2014 02:31 PM

St Mark Homes pre-tax profits fall

St Mark Homes posts pre-tax profits of £53,629 for the six months to the end of June - down from £223,428 last time. The company says it continues to target projects based in London, the South East and South Western regions. The company typically under
01-Aug-2014 02:25 PM

Vedanta strengthens its board

Vedanta Resources has appointed Katya (Ekaterina) Zotova as a non-executive director with effect from 2 August. She will also join the nomination and remuneration committees. Vedanta says Zotova brings a wide range of experience in portfolio management,
01-Aug-2014 02:21 PM

Randgold 'delivers sustainable community benefits'

The Loulo-Gounkoto gold mining complex, the largest of its kind in Mali, continues to make strong headway in its drive to increase production and contain costs, Randgold Resources' chief executive Mark Bristow said today. Randgold owns 80% of the
01-Aug-2014 02:10 PM

Plutus strengthens its board

Plutus Resources has appointed Josephine Dixon as a non-executive director of the company with immediate effect. Dixon has over 10 years' experience as a non-executive director of listed companies. She is currently a non-executive director and seni
01-Aug-2014 02:07 PM

Watters joins RDF board

Redefine Properties LTD (RDF) has appointed Mike Watters as a non-executive director. Watters is the CEO of Redefine International and RDF holds 30.05% of the share capital of the company. At 2:07pm: (LON:RDI) Redefine International share price was -0.
01-Aug-2014 02:04 PM

Atlantis Japan Growth appoints investment manager

Atlantis Japan Growth Fund has entered into arrangements necessary to ensure compliance with the European Union's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. The company says the changes provide for a more robust management structure and allow M
01-Aug-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market GCM Resources 41.00 +1.23% Concha 1.63 +0.62% Lekoil 68.00 +0.37% JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust 412.75
01-Aug-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 International Consolidated Airlines 338.70 +2.39% BG Group 1200.00 +2.39% Smith & Nephew 1050.00 +2.34% Petrofac 1109.00 +1.
01-Aug-2014 01:47 PM

US core PCE up 0.1%

The US personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy - the so-called core PCE - increased 0.1% in June, compared with an increase of 0.2% in May, the UDS Bureau of Economic Analysis said. Story provided by
01-Aug-2014 01:45 PM

US personal spending up 0.4%

US personal consumption expenditures increased $51.7bn, or 0.4%, in June, according to new figures from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. In May, PCE increased $39.8bn, or 0.3%, based on revised estimates. Story provided by

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