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Monday 11 August, 2014

11-Aug-2014 04:09 PM

Montanaro UK Smaller Cos lags benchmark

Montanaro UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust's net asset value fell by 7.7% in the three months to the end of June. This compares with a 4.8% rise in its benchmark, the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding investment companies). At 4:09pm:
11-Aug-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Coal of Africa 3.06 +2.68% Bellzone Mining 1.38 +2.22% Greenko Group 172.13 +0.22% Afren 99.53
11-Aug-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Ashtead Group 908.75 +4.51% International Consolidated Airlines 330.90 +4.35% Anglo American 1606.75 +3.59% Rio Tinto 3485.25 +3.
11-Aug-2014 03:14 PM

Avingtrans completes RMDG Aerospace acquisition

Avingtrans has completed the acquisition of the trade and certain business assets and liabilities relating to the manufacture of aerospace components from Tricorn Group's subsidiary, RMDG Aerospace today. At 3:14pm: (LON:AVG) Avingtrans PLC share p
11-Aug-2014 03:11 PM

Emblaze name change to take effect

Emblaze's change of name to B.S.D. Crown will become effective on the London Stock Exchange with effect from 8 a.m. tomorrow morning. The ticker will be 'BSD'. At 3:11pm: (LON:BLZ) Emblaze Ltd share price was -1.38p at 31.5p Story prov
11-Aug-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Baron Oil 1.78 +1.71% esure Group 260.20 +0.72% Devro 248.13 +0.40% African Minerals 42.13
11-Aug-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Ashtead Group 908.00 +4.43% International Consolidated Airlines 327.85 +3.39% Anglo American 1596.25 +2.92% G4S 261.45 +2.
11-Aug-2014 02:57 PM

LUKOIL to sell assets of CFI LUKOIL-Ukraine

LUKOIL and the Austrian investment company AMIC Energy Management GmbH have signed an agreement to sell a 100% interest in CFI LUKOIL-Ukraine owning a network of around 240 filling stations and six tank farms. The transaction will be closed upon its appr
11-Aug-2014 02:53 PM

CMA enforcement order

The Competition and Markets Authority has made an initial enforcement order under section 72 of the Enterprise Act 2002 to Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK and Enterprise Rent-A-Car European Holdings. This order is without prejudice to the CMA's ongoing in
11-Aug-2014 02:45 PM

Eksportfinans president and CEO steps down

Eksportfinans ASA president and chief executive Gisele Marchand has resigned and will leave the company before year end to become CEO of the Norwegian law firm Haavind AS. Chairman Geir Bergvoll said: "Gisele Marchand has been Eksportfinans' Pr
11-Aug-2014 02:39 PM

Former C&W Communications CEO joins Halma board

Halma, a leading safety, health and environmental technology group, has appointed William Anthony (Tony) Rice as a non-executive director. Rice was formerly chief executive of Cable & Wireless Communications plc. Prior to becoming CEO, he was joint man
11-Aug-2014 02:34 PM

Goldplat strengthens its board

Goldplat has appointed Gerard Kisbey-Green as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Goldplat says this appointment is in line with its strategy of strengthening its board as it continues to build on its position as the market leader of gold r
11-Aug-2014 02:07 PM

Tex revenues fall

Tex Holdings' revenues fell to $17.7m in the six months to the end of June - $19.4m last time. Operating profits rose to $563,000 - up from $457,000 - while pre-tax profits increased to $459,000 from $324,000. The board is proposing to pay an inter
11-Aug-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Antrim Energy 4.75 +2.59% Bacanora Minerals Ord Npv (di) 88.50 +1.86% Augean 47.00 +0.53% RM 162.25
11-Aug-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Ashtead Group 905.75 +4.17% International Consolidated Airlines 328.35 +3.55% Anglo American 1597.50 +3.00% Rio Tinto 3479.75 +2.
11-Aug-2014 01:51 PM

Schroder AsiaPacific strengthens its board

Schroder AsiaPacific Fund has appointed James Williams as a non-executive director. Williams is currently co managing director of a private Hong Kong based investment company. He is also a director of Global Resources Investment Trust plc. He worked fo
11-Aug-2014 01:47 PM

Rockhopper-MOG scheme of arrangement takes effect

The scheme of arrangement for Rockhopper Exploration's takeover of Mediterranean Oil & Gas has now become effective. Keith Henry, William Higgs, Christopher Kelsall, Sergio Morandi, Peter Jackson and Enrico Testa have all resigned from their positi
11-Aug-2014 01:33 PM

UK 'struggling' households up, says L&G

The number of UK households struggling to make ends meet increased to 2.4 million - one-in-eight homes - in July, up from 2.1 million a year ago, according to Legal & General's latest MoneyMood survey. But L&G says the average monthly shortfall has
11-Aug-2014 01:18 PM

Fitch downgrades Croatia to 'BB'

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Croatia's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to 'BB' from 'BB+' and local currency IDR to 'BB+' from 'BBB-'. The outlooks are stable. The issue ratings on Croatia&a
11-Aug-2014 01:17 PM

SacOil appoints executive director

SacOil has announced the formal appointment of Bradley Robert Cerff as an executive director with immediate effect. Cerff joined SacOil in 2011 as vice-president of operations, following 18 years of exploration and production experience working primarily
11-Aug-2014 01:15 PM

Grupo Clar�­n adjusted earnings jump

Argentina media giant Grupo Clar�­n's net sales totalled Ps8,767.2m in the six months to the end of June - 38.2% up on a year ago. Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation rose by 57.6% to Ps2,223.2m, mainly driven b
11-Aug-2014 01:09 PM

Verizon CFO to speak at Oppenheimer conference

Verizon Communications Inc executive vice-president and chief financial officer Fran Shammo will speak at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston tomorrow. His presentation will be webcast beginning at appro
11-Aug-2014 01:06 PM

GAIL (India) net profits fall

GAIL (India) posts a net profit of Rs62144Lakhs for the three months to the end of June. This is down from Rs97203Lakhs in the previous quarter and Rs80817Lakhs in the corresponding period last year. Story provided by
11-Aug-2014 01:03 PM

BAE Systems to sell stake in LSSA

BAE Systems has agreed to sell its holding in BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa Proprietary Limited to Denel (SOC) Limited. The transaction, for a total cash consideration of approximately R855m, includes the sale by BAE Systems of its 75% interest
11-Aug-2014 01:02 PM

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

Overall Market JPMorgan European Investment Trust 111.75 +0.45% Scapa Group 130.00 +0.39% RM 162.25 +0.31% Randgold Resources 5067.50

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