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Thursday 23 October, 2014

23-Oct-2014 04:27 PM

Endesa completes disposal

Endesa has transferred its 100% stake in Endesa Latinoam�©rica SA and its 20.3% stake in Enersis to Enel Energy Europe, wholly owned by Enel for a total purchase price of �?¬8,252.9m. The transfer followed approval by shareholders at an extraordi
23-Oct-2014 04:23 PM

Sistema hearing date set

Moscow's commercial court has set the date for hearing the First Deputy General Prosecutor of Russia's civil claim against Sistema and Sistema-Invest for 30 October. The prosecutor is seeking the return to federal ownership of all shares in Bas
23-Oct-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Stellar Resources Ord 0.01p 1.03 +3.00% Johnston Press 3.93 +0.77% Alternative Networks 425.00 +0.47% James Halstead 287.63
23-Oct-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 International Consolidated Airlines 379.75 +2.30% Intertek Group 2579.00 +2.26% GlaxoSmithKline 1406.25 +2.12% Royal Mail 454.60 +1.
23-Oct-2014 03:52 PM

Chiquita gets revised offer

Chiquita Brands International has confirmed it has received a revised offer from entities affiliated with the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group at a price of $14.50 per share in cash. On 15 October, Chiquita's board unanimously rejected Cutrale/Saf
23-Oct-2014 03:44 PM

RusHydro power generation falls

RusHydro's power plants generated total electricity of 25,660 GWh in the third quarter - 9.7% down on a year ago. Total power generation in the first nine months of the year amounted to 86,598 GWh (-7.3%). In the third quarter hydropower (HPPs) a
23-Oct-2014 03:25 PM

Guaranty Trust Bank pre-tax profits fall

Guaranty Trust Bank posts group pre-tax profits of N80,700m for the nine months to the end of September - down from N82,368m a year ago. Group net interest income after loan impairment charges fell to N99,049m -down from N99,297m a year ago. Story
23-Oct-2014 03:17 PM

Songbird unit agrees pre-let with Societe Generale

Songbird Estates has issued a release by its main operating subsidiary Canary Wharf Group on the pre-let of a new building in London's Canary Wharf. Societe Generale has agreed a pre let of around 280,000 sq ft in a new 700,000 sq ft office building
23-Oct-2014 03:10 PM

CMA clears Werner Access-Youngman deal

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Werner Access Products UK Holdings of Youngman Group. The CMA has decided on the information currently available not to refer the transaction merger to a phase 2 investiga
23-Oct-2014 03:06 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.8%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.8% in September to 104.4 (2004 = 100), following no change in August, and a 1.1% increase in July. Conference Board. economist Ataman Ozyildirim said: �€?The LEI picked up in Septem
23-Oct-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market New World Oil & Gas 0.29 +3.57% Computacenter 611.00 +1.45% Blinkx 29.75 +0.85% Mx Oil Ord 1p 2.65
23-Oct-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Intertek Group 2577.50 +2.20% International Consolidated Airlines 379.05 +2.11% GlaxoSmithKline 1398.25 +1.54% Severn Trent 1994.00 +1.
23-Oct-2014 02:54 PM

Inspired Capital debt facilities increase

Inspired Capital has announced an increase of its current debt facilities with Lloyds Banking Group from £34m to £50m. In addition the group has agreed terms of a £3.5m debt finance facility, which has the potential to be extended further up to £7m
23-Oct-2014 02:50 PM

Paddy Power schedules update

Paddy Power will issue an interim management statement on 18 November. At 2:50pm: (LON:PAP) Paddy Power PLC share price was -0.62p at 56.73p Story provided by
23-Oct-2014 02:49 PM

Markit 'flash' manufacturing PMI falls

Markit's flash US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 56.2 in October - down from 57.5 in September and its lowest level since July. Softer new business growth was the main negative influence on the headline PMI in October, as t
23-Oct-2014 02:40 PM

Medisico appoints new chairman

Medisico has appointed Alistair Stewart as a non-executive director and as the new chairman of the board. Stewart has extensive commercial experience at the forefront of a wide range of markets. He has acted as a consultant for a number of companies in
23-Oct-2014 02:29 PM

Johnston Press schedules trading update

Johnston Press will issue its interim management statement on 29 October, reporting on trading to date during the period ending 3 January. At 2:29pm: (LON:JPR) Johnston Press PLC share price was +0.12p at 3.86p Story provided by
23-Oct-2014 02:07 PM

US house prices rise

US house prices rose at a seasonally-adjusted 0.5% in August, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. An increase of 0.4% had been forecast. Story provided by
23-Oct-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Boussard & Gavaudan Holdings 13.63 +0.74% Songbird Estates 247.50 +0.61% Huntsworth 45.25 +0.56% Synthomer 223.45
23-Oct-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Intertek Group 2591.50 +2.76% International Consolidated Airlines 379.65 +2.28% Severn Trent 1994.50 +1.55% GlaxoSmithKline 1393.25 +1.
23-Oct-2014 01:58 PM

National Grid executive director US to step down

National Grid's executive director US, Tom King, will be standing down from the board and leaving the company on 31 March. King will be succeeded by Dean Seavers, a former GE executive, who will join the company in December and, following a thoroug
23-Oct-2014 01:41 PM

Akers JV to market rapid diagnostic tests in China

Akers Biosciences has signed a joint venture agreement with Hainan Savy Investment Management Ltd and non-executive co-chairman Thomas Knox to research, develop, produce and sell certain Akers's rapid diagnostic screening and testing products in Chi
23-Oct-2014 01:35 PM

US jobless claims up by 17,000

US initial unemployment claims rose to 283,000 in the week to 18 October - 17,000 up on the previous week, the US Department of Labor said today. The four-week moving average was 281,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's revised average
23-Oct-2014 01:11 PM

Workers strike at DiamondCorp's Lace mine

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union members have gone on strike at DiamondCorp's Lace diamond project in the Free State province of South Africa. The strike began at 6 o'clock this morning over management's refusal to employ
23-Oct-2014 01:06 PM

CAP-XX cash burn is decreasing

CAP-XX's cash burn is decreasing and product sales are running at higher rate than a year ago, according to an update issued as the annual general meeting today. The company said it received the latest instalment of the Federal Government's R&D

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