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Thursday 13 November, 2014

13-Nov-2014 04:04 PM

US crude oil inventories rise fall by 1.7m barrels

US commercial crude oil inventories fell by by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending 7 November, the US Energy Information Administration said today. At 378.5 million barrels, US crude oil inventories are in the upper half of the average range for this
13-Nov-2014 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market MediaZest 0.14 +7.69% PeerTV 0.18 +5.88% Agriterra 0.90 +4.65% Tricorn Group 13.75
13-Nov-2014 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Carnival 2607.00 +2.80% Imperial Tobacco Group 2885.50 +2.50% London Stock Exchange Group 2074.50 +2.44% Dixons Carphone 413.45 +2.
13-Nov-2014 03:39 PM

JPMorgan Japan Smaller Cos beats benchmark

JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust outperformed its benchmark in the six months to the end of September. The company's net asset value increased by 10.3% in the period compared to and 8% rise in the S&P/Citigroup Japan Extended Market Index (to
13-Nov-2014 03:33 PM

SLI Property Income raises £20m

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust has raised £20m through the issue of 26,506,928 new ordinary shares at 75.5p apiece. The company says this was significantly in excess of the initial £12m target and provided greater scope to the managem
13-Nov-2014 03:30 PM

F W Thorpe anticipates growth

F W Thorpe anticipates further growth in the current financial year. Chairman Andrew Thorpe's annual general meeting statement says: "The last financial year returned to our favoured pattern with a gradual and ongoing improvement in our busines
13-Nov-2014 03:24 PM

Rights and Issues IT net asset value falls

The net asset value of Rights and Issues Investment Trust's capital and income shares stood at 5179.6p and 1259.1p apiece respectively at the end of October - down from 5529.9p and 1259.1p at the end of December. The company's interim manageme
13-Nov-2014 03:19 PM

Just Energy base earnings rise

Just Energy Group's base earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation from continuing operations rose to $31.7m in the second quarter - 16% up year over year. Just Energy - a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity - said
13-Nov-2014 03:08 PM

US job openings at 4.73m vs 4.85m

There were 4.73 million job openings on the last business day of September, little changed from 4.85 million in August and 4.70 million a year ago, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. Hires (5.0 million) and separations (4.8 million) increase
13-Nov-2014 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market PeerTV 0.16 +77.78% Frontier Resources International 1.30 +32.65% Orsu Metals Corporation 1.50 +8.70% ECR Minerals 0.17
13-Nov-2014 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Dixons Carphone 413.65 +2.31% Imperial Tobacco Group 2870.50 +1.97% Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 176.35 +1.94% London Stock Exchange Group 2064.00 +1.
13-Nov-2014 02:57 PM

Ryanair to open new base at Bratislava

Ryanair will open its first Slovakian base at Bratislava in March with two based aircraft and 16 routes including one new route to Madrid. Ryanair's Michael O'Leary said: "Ryanair is pleased to announce its 71st base in Bratislava from Ma
13-Nov-2014 02:48 PM

Wellington Pub update on bonds

Wellington Pub Co has announced that its associates have purchased a further £20,335,000 Class A Bonds. The total holding of Class A Bonds held by associates of the company is now £74,160,000 representing 46.4% of the outstanding Class A Bonds. Sto
13-Nov-2014 02:45 PM

RSL exercises Cloud Lands option, says Red Rock

Red Rock Resources has noted its 15.2%-held Resource Star Ltd has exercised its option to acquire 100% of the issued capital of Cloud Lands, under the terms announced on 1 August. Completion of the acquisition remains conditional on completion of a capi
13-Nov-2014 02:30 PM

Fidelity Asian Values beats benchmark

Fidelity Asian Values' net asset value rose by 11.7% in the year to the end of July compared with a 5.4% increase in its benchmark index. At 2:30pm: (LON:FAS) Fidelity Asian Values Plc share price was +0.88p at 238.88p Story provided by StockMar
13-Nov-2014 02:15 PM

Nordgold seeks consent to make offer for Carlisle

Nord Gold has sent a request to Carlisle Goldfields' board that it consents to receive an offer from Nordgold to purchase all of Carlisle's issued and outstanding shares. Nordgold has advised Carlisle's board that, upon receipt of that con
13-Nov-2014 02:09 PM

Crown Place VCT resolutions passed at AGM

Crown Place VCT has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting earlier today were passed. At 2:09pm: (LON:CRWN) Crown Place VCT share price was 0p at 30p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
13-Nov-2014 02:05 PM

Triple Point Income VCT pre-tax profits fall

Triple Point Income VCT posts a pre-tax profit of £137,000 for the six months to the end of September - down from £605,000 a year ago. Chairman David Frank said: "The company's investment portfolio has continued to perform in line with our ex
13-Nov-2014 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market PeerTV 0.09 +28.57% Central Rand Gold 21.25 +14.86% Golden Saint Resources Ord Npv 0.94 +10.59% Aqua Bounty Technologies Inc. Com S 16.00
13-Nov-2014 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Carnival 2582.50 +1.83% WPP Group 1276.50 +1.79% London Stock Exchange Group 2060.50 +1.75% Dixons Carphone 411.30 +1.
13-Nov-2014 01:55 PM

S&P lowers HMS rating

HMS Group has announced that Standard & Poor's Rating Services has lowered the company's long-term corporate rating from 'B' to 'B-' and placed it on CreditWatch with negative implications. Also, S&P downgraded RUB5.1bn no
13-Nov-2014 01:49 PM

Henderson Value Trust chairman steps down

Henderson Value Trust chairman Shane Ross has resigned from the board. Richard Gubbins has taken over as chairman with immediate effect. At 1:49pm: (LON:HVTR) Henderson Value Trust Plc share price was -2p at 249.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.
13-Nov-2014 01:32 PM

US jobless claims up by 12,000

US initial unemployment claims rose to 290,000 in the week ending 8 November, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 278,000, the US Department of Labor said today. The four-week moving average was 285,000, an increase o
13-Nov-2014 01:22 PM

Polar Capital schedules interims

Polar Capital Holdings, the specialist asset management group, expects to announce its results for the six months ended 30 September on 11 December. At 1:22pm: (LON:POLR) Polar Capital Holdings PLC share price was +9.38p at 476.63p Story provided by
13-Nov-2014 01:15 PM

Akers Biosciences net losses rise

Akers Biosciences' revenues for the third quarter totalled $453,313 - a 32% increase on the corresponding period in 2013. US sales of PIFA Heparin/PF4 Rapid Assay products increased by 39% in the third quarter with distribution now being performed

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