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Tuesday 08 September, 2015

08-Sep-2015 10:02 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 09:00 and 10:00

Overall Market Hydrodec Group 6.88 +1.93% Gulf Keystone Petroleum 32.63 +1.56% Kaz Minerals 161.90 +0.59% Photo-Me International 147.38
08-Sep-2015 10:00 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 10:00

FTSE 100 United Utilities Group 876.50 +2.88% Standard Chartered 719.95 +2.64% Aberdeen Asset Management 316.05 +2.58% Hargreaves Lansdown 1117.00 +2.
08-Sep-2015 09:58 AM

Avocet Mining FD resigns

Avocet Mining finance director Mike Norris has resigned with immediate effect, in order to accept a position at another public company. Jim Wynn, formerly head of finance and company secretary, has been appointed Finance Director and to the Board, eff
08-Sep-2015 09:46 AM

Fitch downgrades Aeroflot to 'B+'

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Russian airline Aeroflot's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to 'B+' from 'BB-' and placed it on rating watch negative. Aeroflot's rating downgrade reflects Fitch's expectati
08-Sep-2015 09:43 AM

Herald Investment NAV falls

Herald Investment Trust's net asset value excluding accrued income fell to 851.0p at 28 August - down 2.6% from the end of July. This compares with a 2.2% fall in the NSCI plus AIM and a 4.7% drop in the Russell 2000 Technology Index. At 9:43am:
08-Sep-2015 09:42 AM

Germany's July trade surplus beats forecasts

Germany's trade surplus, seasonally adjusted, rose to 22.8bn euros in July, from a revised 22.1bn euros in June, official data showed. The market expected a surplus of 21.8bn euros. France's government budget balance for July was 79.8bn euros,
08-Sep-2015 09:42 AM

Boussard & Gavaudan NAV update

Boussard & Gavaudan says the estimated net asset value of its sterling shares was £17.2687 at the close of business on 7 September. The estimated NAV of its euro shares was �?¬19.6286. At 9:42am: (LON:BGHS) Boussard Gavaudan Holding share price w
08-Sep-2015 09:40 AM

Gemalto multi-year contract with Sprint

Gemalto has broadened its long-standing relationship with Sprint through a multi-year contract to manage growing LTE deployments across the US. With 57.7 million subscribers, Sprint will use Gemalto's Allynis Advanced Over-the-Air (AOTA) Solution a
08-Sep-2015 09:40 AM

X5 Retail CEO to step down and become chairman

X5 Retail chief executive Stephan DuCharme is stepping down having successfully completed the group's turnaround. He will return to the company's supervisory board as its chairman, subject to his nomination as a board member being approved by th
08-Sep-2015 09:39 AM

UK retail spending up just 0.1% in August - BRC

UK retail spending rose just 0.1% in August, on the year, data from British Retail Consortium showed. In adjusted terms, sales were up 1.4%, Story provided by
08-Sep-2015 09:35 AM

Flowtech master trading agreement with Eaton

Flowtech Fluidpower has signed a master trading agreement with the Hydraulics Group of the Eaton Corporation for the distribution of PMC products and the sole distribution of Eaton Winner hose, hose fitting and adaptors. The Flowtech Group companies hav
08-Sep-2015 09:31 AM

Lombard Risk strengthens its board

Lombard Risk Management has confirmed that John McCormick joined the board as a non-executive director with effect from 7 September. McCormick was chairman and chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Asia Pacific until October 2013 when he
08-Sep-2015 09:28 AM

Escher eMoney licensed to IoM post office

Escher Group Holdings has licensed its eMoney platform to Isle of Man Post Office on a subscription basis. The Isle of Man Post Office has launched its 'MiCard' system based on eMoney for benefit payments, including pension collection and soci
08-Sep-2015 09:25 AM

Empyrean record revenues

Empyrean Energy reports record revenue and production for the year to the end of March. It says this was driven by further improvements at the Marathon Oil-operated Sugarloaf AMI project (Empyrean 3% working interest), despite the fall in oil prices dur
08-Sep-2015 09:18 AM

AJ Mucklow issues final results

AJ Mucklow has booked a FY pretax profit of £56.2m, from £40.7m. Net rental income was £20.6m, from £20.1m. Total dividend was 20.84p a share, from 20.23p, including a final dividend of 11.53p. "Our investment portfolio is just starting to benef
08-Sep-2015 09:17 AM

Gamma Communications revenues up

Gamma Communications' revenues rose by 10.5% to £92.4min the six months to the end of June. Gross profits increased by 22.5% to £39.2m with margins improving to 42.4% from 38.3%. EBITDA increased by 12.0% to £11.2m and pre-tax profits rose by 5
08-Sep-2015 09:16 AM

SQS Software Quality issues half yearly report

SQS Software Quality (SQS) fell 16.23% to 477.5p despite showing an improved H1 pretax profit, as traders focused on news of lower gross margin performance in Regular Testing Services. CEO Diederik Vos commented: "The performance during the first
08-Sep-2015 09:12 AM

Lucara sets dates for exceptional stone tender

Lucara Diamond Corp has announced the dates of its second exceptional stone tender of this year. Viewing will take place in Gaborone from 2-11 November with the tender closing at 4.00 p.m. CAT. The tender will feature up to 12 diamonds including the
08-Sep-2015 09:09 AM

fastjet record passenger figures

Low-cost airline fastjet's operations in Tanzania carried a record 76,741 passengers in August. The load factor for August was 75%. fastjet said the increase in passengers was in part due to the new routes to Malawi introduced in July and to increa
08-Sep-2015 09:04 AM

Galasys pre-tax profits up 22%

Galasys posts pre-tax profits of RM6.13m for the six months to the end of June - 22% up on last time. Revenues were up 43% at RM23.48m with repeat and recurring revenue 66% of sales. Operational highlights �€¢ Secured 48 new ins
08-Sep-2015 09:02 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 08:00 and 09:00

Overall Market Gulf Keystone Petroleum 32.50 +0.78% Verizon Communications Inc 45.27 +0.71% Ergomed Ord 1p 179.00 +0.56% Enterprise Inns 118.60
08-Sep-2015 09:00 AM

Cambria ahead of revised forecasts

Cambria Automobiles expects results for the year to the end of August to be ahead of revised market forecasts. The group said trading in the first 11 months of the financial year under review had been substantially ahead of the corresponding period in 20
08-Sep-2015 09:00 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 09:00

FTSE 100 United Utilities Group 880.00 +3.29% Aberdeen Asset Management 316.35 +2.68% GKN 276.50 +2.60% HSBC Holdings 506.70 +2.
08-Sep-2015 08:57 AM

ISG in the red after challenging year

International construction services group ISG's underlying pre-tax profits fell to £7.0m in the year to the end of June - down from £15.3m in 2014. Revenues rose to £1.6bn from £1.4bn but the group posts a loss of £27.8m against a profit of £2
08-Sep-2015 08:52 AM

Frontier brings in Moyes to advise on farm-out

Frontier has retained the services of Dallas-based Moyes & Co to assist and provide general transaction advice on the ongoing farm-out process by the Company for its Oman Block. Chief executive Jack Keyes said "During these challenging times for t

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