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Thursday 19 February, 2015

19-Feb-2015 04:25 PM

Optos resolutions passed at AGM

Optos has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting earlier today were passed. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
19-Feb-2015 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Cleantech Building Materials Ord G 3.00 +20.00% Tengri Resources Ord 5p (di) 3.13 +8.68% Amphion Innovations 3.38 +7.99% Kibo Mining 6.38
19-Feb-2015 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Rolls-Royce Group 963.25 +3.08% Associated British Foods 3062.50 +2.15% International Consolidated Airlines 565.00 +2.08% National Grid 891.20 +1.
19-Feb-2015 03:56 PM

Petra Diamonds unveils strong H1 results

Petra Diamonds posts strong first half results and increased its full-year guidance. Revenues for the six months to the end of December were up 16% at $214.8m, adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation rose by 22% to $84.9m an
19-Feb-2015 03:36 PM

CMA clears Marlowe-Lockwell Electrical deal

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the completed acquisition by Marlowe Holdings Investments (parent of Edmundson Electrical) of Lockwell Electrical Distributors Limited. The CMA has decided, on the information currently available, not to
19-Feb-2015 03:30 PM

JKX's rebuttal

JKX Oil & Gas has noted that Proxima Capital Group has now announced that it does not intend to proceed with a potential offer. The board confirmed that at no stage had any approach whatsoever been made by Proxima. Story provided by StockMarketWire.
19-Feb-2015 03:13 PM

Philly-Fed Index falls to 5.2

Manufacturing activity continues to grow but at a slow pace, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index for current general activity fell slightly, from a reading of 6.3 in Janu
19-Feb-2015 03:05 PM

CB Leading Economic Index for US up 0.2%

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US increased 0.2% in January to 121.1 (2010 = 100), following a 0.4% increase in December, and a 0.3% increase in November. �€?The US Leading Economic Index increased again in January, but its pace
19-Feb-2015 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Leed Resources 0.07 +16.67% Vela Technologies 0.19 +11.76% Coal of Africa 1.93 +10.29% Sable Mining 1.19
19-Feb-2015 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Rolls-Royce Group 962.25 +2.97% Associated British Foods 3057.00 +1.97% Bunzl 1923.50 +1.77% WPP Group 1507.50 +1.
19-Feb-2015 02:48 PM

Arden Partners strengthens its board

Arden Partners, the institutional stockbroking company, has appointed Luke Johnson as a non-executive director. The appointment will take effect on 20 March subject to regulatory approval. At 2:48pm: (LON:ARDN) Arden Partners PLC share price was +3.
19-Feb-2015 02:41 PM

Enegi Oil resolutions passed at AGM

Enegi Oil has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting today were approved by shareholders. At 2:41pm: (LON:ENEG) Enegi Oil PLC share price was +0.01p at 1.13p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
19-Feb-2015 02:16 PM

Vesuvius notes settlement with MacDermid

Vesuvius has noted the announcements made by Alent and Platform Speciality Products Corporation regarding the resolution of litigation arising out of corporate activity relating to Cookson Group plc's performance materials division (now Alent) dating
19-Feb-2015 02:03 PM

Alent agrees $10m settlement with MacDermid

Alent has settled all litigation with MacDermid Inc, now part of Platform Specialty Products Corporation. This litigation relates to corporate activity involving MacDermid and Cookson Group plc ('Cookson') and dates back to 2006. The pending
19-Feb-2015 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Ascent Resources 0.23 +27.78% Cleantech Building Materials Ord G 2.50 +25.00% TXO 0.06 +20.00% Alba Mineral Resources 0.38
19-Feb-2015 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources 5147.50 +3.14% Rolls-Royce Group 956.25 +2.33% Associated British Foods 3060.00 +2.07% Bunzl 1927.00 +1.
19-Feb-2015 01:59 PM

Leeds BS chairman joins Non-Standard Finance board

Leeds Building Society chairman Robin Ashton has been appointed as a non-executive director of Non-Standard Finance which is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange. At 1:59pm: (LON:LBS) Leeds Building Society 13 38 PERM INT share price was 0p at
19-Feb-2015 01:54 PM

IMIC appoints consultant

International Mining & Infrastructure Corporation has appointed Venture Development Partners, represented by Graeme Hossie and colleagues, as a consultant to the company with immediate effect in connection with fundraising initiatives and key strategic d
19-Feb-2015 01:49 PM

PCG terminates talks with JKX

Proxima Capital Group has confirmed it does not intend to make an offer for JKX Oil & Gas and that talks have been terminated. At 1:49pm: (LON:JKX) JKX Oil Gas PLC share price was -9.88p at 24.25p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
19-Feb-2015 01:32 PM

US jobless claims fall by 21,000

US initial unemployment claims fell to 283,000 in the week ending 14 February, the US Department of Labor said today. This is a decrease of 21,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 304,000. The four-week moving average was 283,250, a decr
19-Feb-2015 01:26 PM

Asda unveils £600m investment in stores

Supermarket giant Asda has unveiled a £600m investment in stores while also reporting a drop in like-for-like sales. Asda posts a 1% fall in like-for-like sales for the year to 31 December and a 2.6% drop in the 12 weeks to 4 January, in a quarter when
19-Feb-2015 01:02 PM

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

Overall Market Cleantech Building Materials Ord G 2.00 +33.33% TXO 0.05 +25.00% Zoo Digital Group 13.38 +24.47% China Growth Opportunities Ld Ord 1 8.25
19-Feb-2015 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources 5127.50 +2.73% Rolls-Royce Group 956.25 +2.33% Associated British Foods 3062.50 +2.15% National Grid 890.90 +1.
19-Feb-2015 12:46 PM

Brokers' round-up, buy Land Securities and British Land

Societe Generale lifts Land Securities to buy from hold, target raised from 1260p to 1600p. Societe Generale lifts British Land to buy from hold, target raised from 810p to 1030p. Numis lifts Morgan Sindall to buy from add, 890p target unchanged. Goldm
19-Feb-2015 12:02 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 11:00 and 12:00

Overall Market Nyota Minerals 0.10 +11.11% Melrose Resources 15.00 +7.14% Tri-Star Resources 0.17 +6.25% Plastics Capital 108.00

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