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Thursday 21 August, 2014

21-Aug-2014 04:26 PM

TR European Growth strengthens its board

TR European Growth Trust has appointed Simona Heidempergher as a non-executive director with effect from 1 September. Heidempergher is an executive director of Merifin Capital, a private investment company with its main office in Brussels. She is also
21-Aug-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market GCM Resources 35.75 +2.14% Range Resources 1.48 +0.68% President Energy 19.75 +0.61% Sportech 80.25
21-Aug-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 AstraZeneca 4417.25 +3.09% Schroders 2389.50 +2.55% CRH 1404.50 +2.29% Hargreaves Lansdown 1131.50 +2.
21-Aug-2014 03:33 PM

US gas storage rises by 88 bn cu ft

US working gas in storage rose to 2,555 bn cu ft in the week ending 15 August, according to US Energy Information Administration estimates. This represents a net increase of 88 bn cu ft from the previous week. Stocks were 500 bn cu ft less than last
21-Aug-2014 03:24 PM

Athelney Trust appoints vice-chairman

Athelney Trust's board has elected Dr. Manny Pohl as a full director and vice-chairman until the date of the next annual general meeting. He as also elected as chairman of the audit and remuneration committee. The board also unanimously agreed that
21-Aug-2014 03:10 PM

US existing-home sales up

US existing-home sales increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, and the ongoing decline in distressed sales reached an important milestone, according to the National Association of Realtors. Total existing-home sales1, which are comple
21-Aug-2014 03:07 PM

Philly-Fed at highest level since March 2011

Manufacturing activity continued to grow in August, according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's latest Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index of current general activity increased from a reading of 23.9 in July
21-Aug-2014 03:05 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.9%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.9% in July to 103.3 (2004 = 100), following 0.6% increases in June and May. Conference Board economist Ataman Ozyildirim said: �€?The LEI improved sharply in July, suggesting that t
21-Aug-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market San Leon Energy 2.79 +1.09% Ocado Group 374.40 +0.81% Fidessa Group 2233.50 +0.72% Genel Energy 886.00
21-Aug-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 AstraZeneca 4382.00 +2.26% CRH 1401.50 +2.08% Schroders 2374.00 +1.89% Barratt Developments 365.70 +1.
21-Aug-2014 02:48 PM

Markit 'final' US manufacturing PMI up at 58.0

Markit's flash US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers�€? Index registered 58.0 in August, up sharply from 55.8 in July and the highest reading for over four years. All five components of the manufacturing PMI had a more positive influence on
21-Aug-2014 02:40 PM

Kunoch acquires Actis DB Holdings

Diamond Bank has announced that Kunoch Holdings has successfully completed the purchase of Actis DB Holdings Limited from Actis LLP and CDC Group. Actis DB Holdings Limited currently holds 14.79% of Diamond Bank. Funds managed by Actis, a private equit
21-Aug-2014 02:27 PM

Wolfson-Cirrus Logic scheme fully effective

The scheme of arrangement for the proposed acquisition of Wolfson by Cirrus Logic has become fully effective. Cancellation of Wolfson's shares on the London Stock Exchange is expected to occur by no later than 8.00 a.m. on 26 August. At 2:27pm:
21-Aug-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Mosman Oil And Gas Limited Ord Npv 24.00 +0.50% Evraz 108.75 +0.42% Go-Ahead Group (The) 2251.50 +0.40% Optos 196.25
21-Aug-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 AstraZeneca 4387.25 +2.39% Schroders 2383.50 +2.30% CRH 1400.50 +2.00% Barratt Developments 366.10 +1.
21-Aug-2014 01:57 PM

APGM posts net loss

Asia Pacific Gold Mining Investments posts a net loss of $554,435 for the period from its incorporation on 1 March 2013 to the end of December. Operating expenses included project investigation and professional fees of $274,804 and $60,828 respectively.
21-Aug-2014 01:51 PM

Eksportfinans net interest income falls

Eksportfinans posts a first profit - excluding unrealised gains and losses on financial instruments - of NKr81m, down from NKr216m last time. The group said the result was negatively affected by reduced net interest income which fell to NKr231m from NKr
21-Aug-2014 01:46 PM

Cherkizovo schedules interims

Russia meat and fodder producer Cherkizovo will announce its first half results prepared in accordance with US GAAP on 28 August. Story provided by
21-Aug-2014 01:44 PM

Kofax changes from IFRS to GAAP

Kofax has voluntarily changed the basis of preparation of its financial statements from International Financial Reporting Standards to US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles from 1 July, the beginning of its 2015 fiscal year. Chief financial officer
21-Aug-2014 01:41 PM

Biofrontera pre-NDA meeting with FDA scheduled

Biofrontera's pre-new drug application meeting with the US Food and Drug Administration has been scheduled for 8 October. The pre-NDA meeting represents an important step in Biofrontera registering its medicinal product Ameluz in combination with i
21-Aug-2014 01:33 PM

US jobless claims fall by 14,000

US initial claims unemployment claims fell to 298,000 in the week ending 16 August, a decrease of 14,000 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 311,000 t
21-Aug-2014 01:26 PM

Charles Taylor group CFO to step down

Charles Taylor has confirmed that Tito Soso will resign as group chief financial officer and as an executive director of the Company with effect from 29 August following the announcement of the group's half year results on that day. The board anno
21-Aug-2014 01:02 PM

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

Overall Market Avocet Mining 7.76 +2.11% BrainJuicer Group 433.50 +0.58% Telit Communications 252.38 +0.25% Perform Group 202.65
21-Aug-2014 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 Schroders 2388.50 +2.51% AstraZeneca 4372.50 +2.04% CRH 1396.00 +1.68% Barratt Developments 364.90 +1.
21-Aug-2014 12:45 PM

San Leon JV partner to spud well on Rawicz

San Leon Energy, the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas exploration in Europe and North Africa, has published an operational update, today. The key areas highlighted included: - Palomar plans to spud a well on Rawicz in Q4 2014 - New three-well

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