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Friday 03 October, 2014

03-Oct-2014 04:26 PM

Credit Suisse chairman to join GSK board

GlaxoSmithKline has appointed Urs Rohner as a non-executive director, effective 1 January. On appointment, Rohner will also become a member of GSK's remuneration committee. Rohner is currently chairman of Credit Suisse Group AG, one of the world&ap
03-Oct-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Amara Mining 19.25 +0.63% Abcam 411.50 +0.40% Investors in Global Real Estate L 104.38 +0.37% FlyBe 123.25
03-Oct-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 easyJet 1459.50 +6.46% Shire 5447.50 +4.16% ITV 205.80 +4.04% Ashtead Group 1015.50 +3.
03-Oct-2014 03:49 PM

AfriAg sets up share incentive plan and EBT

AfriAg has established a share incentive plan effective as of today. The purpose of the SIP is to incentivise officers, employees and consultants of the company by the award of the company's ordinary shares for no cost. Ordinary shares under this
03-Oct-2014 03:27 PM

Chiquita-Fyffes proposed merger gets EC clearance

Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have received clearance from the European Commission for their proposed merger. The companies aid this regulatory clearance marks an important step toward the completion of the combination which has been unanim
03-Oct-2014 03:21 PM

TBC Bank update on Bank Constanta integration

TBC Bank founder shareholder and vice-chairman Badri Japaridze has been appointed chairman of the supervisory board of Bank Constanta. Japaridze will oversee the final stage of the integration of Bank Constanta into TBC Bank, which is expected to be co
03-Oct-2014 03:08 PM

IAG traffic

Traffic at International Consolidated Airlines Group - the holding company of British Airways and Iberia - rose by 8.5% in September in revenue passenger kilometres. Group capacity measured in available seat kilometres increased by 8.4% Group premium
03-Oct-2014 03:06 PM

ISM services index falls to 58.6

Economic activity in the US non-manufacturing sector grew in September for the 56th consecutive month but at a slower rate, according to the Institute for Supply Management. The NMI registered 58.6% in September, 1 percentage point lower than the August
03-Oct-2014 03:02 PM

Brunner Investment Trust lags index

The Brunner Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 1.5% in the three months to the end of August. This compares with a 2.4% rise in its benchmark, 50% FTSE All-Share and 50% FTSE World Index (ex UK, sterling), At 3:02pm: (LON:BUT) Brunner Inv
03-Oct-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Oilex 5.50 +2.23% Games Workshop Group 598.50 +1.70% H&T Group 176.00 +1.44% Blackrock Greater Europe Inv Tst 13.50
03-Oct-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 easyJet 1452.50 +5.94% Shire 5447.50 +4.16% United Utilities Group 811.25 +3.41% TUI Travel 391.70 +3.
03-Oct-2014 02:55 PM

Brunner Investment Trust lags index

The Brunner Investment Trust's net asset value rose by 1.5% in the three months to the end of August. This compares with a 2.4% rise in its benchmark, 50% FTSE All-Share and 50% FTSE World Index (ex UK, sterling), Story provided by StockMarketWire
03-Oct-2014 02:53 PM

Markit 'final' services index falls

The seasonally adjusted final Markit US Services Business Activity Index fell to 58.9 in September - down from 59.5 in August. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
03-Oct-2014 02:38 PM

Carnival sails

Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation & plc's third quarter revenues rose to $4.9bn - up from $4.7bn a year ago. Revenues for the nine months to the end of August rose to $12.2bn from $11.8bn last time. Third quarter operating income rose to
03-Oct-2014 02:05 PM

Fitch pans to withdraw Zurich Insurance's ratings

Fitch Ratings plans to withdraw its ratings on Zurich Insurance after a 30-day period beginning today for commercial reasons. The ratings are uncompensated and provided by Fitch as a service to investors. Fitch rates Zurich Insurance and its subsidiari
03-Oct-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Premier African Minerals 1.23 +4.24% Auctus Growth Ord Gbp0.10 62.50 +3.31% International Ferro Metals 7.63 +1.73% RWS Holdings 767.25
03-Oct-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 easyJet 1461.00 +6.56% TUI Travel 392.25 +3.20% United Utilities Group 809.50 +3.19% Carnival 2412.50 +2.
03-Oct-2014 01:50 PM

Vela notes proposed AIM admission by Nektan

Vela Technologies, the investing company focused on early stage and pre-IPO technology investments, notes the schedule one announcement released by Nektan earlier today in connection with its proposed admission to trading on AIM. Nektan is a portfolio c
03-Oct-2014 01:43 PM

US average earnings fall by 1c

Average hourly earnings for all employees on private US non-farm payrolls fell by 1 cent to $24.53 in September, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. Over the year, average hourly earnings have risen by 2.0%. In September, average hourly earning
03-Oct-2014 01:41 PM

US unemployment rate falls to 5.9%

The US unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 5.9% in September, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of unemployed persons decreased by 329,000 to 9.3 million. Among the major worker groups, unemployment rates dec
03-Oct-2014 01:37 PM

US adds 248,000 jobs in September

US non-farm payroll employment increased by 248,000 in September, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade, and health care. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
03-Oct-2014 01:35 PM

US trade deficit falls

The US trade deficit fell to $40.1bn in August, down from a revised $40.3bn in July, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. A deficit of $41.0bn had been forecast. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
03-Oct-2014 01:25 PM

IPSA resolutions passed at AGM

IPSA, the developer, owner and operator of power generation capacity in southern Africa, has confirmed that all the resolutions put to the annual general meeting held earlier today were duly passed At 1:25pm: (LON:IPSA) IPSA Group PLC share price was
03-Oct-2014 01:03 PM

Henderson Smaller Cos resolutions passed at AGM

Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust has confirmed that all the resolutions put to the annual general meeting earlier today were passed on a show of hands. At 1:03pm: (LON:HSL) Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc share price was
03-Oct-2014 01:02 PM

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

Overall Market London Mining 4.96 +1.22% Green Reit Ords Eur0.10 1.32 +0.76% Aa Ord 0.1p (wi) 324.25 +0.31% JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust 213.00

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