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Thursday 02 February, 2017

02-Feb-2017 04:34 PM

Bank of England says economy will grow by 2% in 2017

The Bank of England announced the economy will grow by 2% in 2017, which was significantly higher than its estimate of 1.4% in November. However, it was bad news for savers as the savings rate is expected to fall by 4%, marking the lowest rates since th
02-Feb-2017 04:02 PM

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

Overall Market Agriterra 0.18 +20.00% Parallel Media Group 26.50 +17.78% Beowulf Mining 12.12 +11.49% Tri-Star Resources 0.18
02-Feb-2017 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 Reckitt Benckiser Group 7121.50 +4.27% Smurfit Kappa Group 2148.50 +3.89% Compass Group 1445.50 +3.47% Randgold Resources 6807.50 +2.
02-Feb-2017 04:00 PM

Broker Forecast - Panmure Gordon issues a broker note on Ariana Resources PLC

Panmure Gordon today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU) and raised its price target to 3.02p (from 2.46p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
02-Feb-2017 03:50 PM

Broker Forecast - Beaufort Securities issues a broker note on Zenith Energy Ltd

Beaufort Securities today initiates coverage of Zenith Energy Ltd (LON:ZEN) with a speculative buy investment rating and price target of 31p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
02-Feb-2017 03:02 PM

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

Overall Market Holders Technology 49.00 +40.00% Beowulf Mining 11.00 +15.79% Parallel Media Group 22.50 +12.50% Orogen Gold 0.02
02-Feb-2017 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 Reckitt Benckiser Group 7107.50 +4.06% Compass Group 1453.50 +4.04% Randgold Resources 6842.50 +3.44% Smurfit Kappa Group 2139.00 +3.
02-Feb-2017 02:32 PM

KEFI presenting at Mining Indaba conference

KEFI Minerals has confirmed that Harry Anagnostaras-Adams, Executive Chairman of the Company, will be meeting with investors and bankers at functions associated with the Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, from Monday 6 February to Thursd
02-Feb-2017 02:29 PM

Resolutions passed at Imperial Brands AGM

Imperial Brands has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting were passed. At 2:29pm: (LON:IMB) Imperial Brands Plc share price was +2.5p at 3665.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
02-Feb-2017 02:25 PM

Armadale updates on Mahenge Liandu graphite project

Armadale Capital says it has received the first phase of metallurgical test-work results from a bulk sample from a test pit on the Mahenge Liandu graphite project in Tanzania. The sample produced high concentrate grades of up to 99.1% total graphitic car
02-Feb-2017 02:20 PM

Old Mutual subsidiary's GAAP earnings fall

OM Asset Management, the majority-owned subsidiary of Old Mutual, has reported its results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31 December 2016. Highlights include: - U.S. GAAP earnings of $25.3 million ($0.21 per share) for the quarter, down (31.4)%
02-Feb-2017 02:10 PM

Summit to take part in investor conferences

Summit Therapeutics has announced that company management will participate in three upcoming investor conferences taking place in New York City in February. - Canaccord Genuity Rare Disease and BioPharma One-on-One Day - February 7, 2017 - BIO CEO & Inv
02-Feb-2017 02:09 PM

Aberdeen AM passes AGM resolutions

Aberdeen Asset Management has announced that all resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting held today were duly passed. At 2:09pm: (LON:ADN) Aberdeen Asset Management PLC share price was -9.55p at 248.55p Story provided by StockMarketWire.
02-Feb-2017 02:05 PM

Marsh & McLennan FY, Q4 EPS up

Marsh & McLennan has reported a fourth quarter rise in GAAP EPS of 18% to $.84. Adjusted EPS was up 25% to $.89. For the full year, to 31 December 2016, GAAP EPS increased 13% to $3.38 and adjusted EPS rose 12% to $3.42. Dan Glaser, President and CEO, s
02-Feb-2017 02:03 PM

Beowulf updates on Kallak North concession application

Beowulf Mining has confirmed that it has received a letter from the Mining Inspectorate of Sweden, asking the Company if it has any comments on the announcement made on 1 February 2017 by the County Administrative Board for Norrbotten, regarding the Compa
02-Feb-2017 02:02 PM

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

Overall Market Salvarx Group 37.13 +11.23% PAPUA MINING ORD 0.1P 1.05 +10.53% Golden Saint Resources 0.03 +9.09% 1Spatial 1.75
02-Feb-2017 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 Randgold Resources 6905.00 +4.38% Compass Group 1447.50 +3.61% Smurfit Kappa Group 2139.50 +3.46% Reckitt Benckiser Group 7064.50 +3.
02-Feb-2017 01:49 PM

US jobless claims fall by 14k

US initial claims in the week ending January 28 was to 246,000, a decrease of 14,000 from the previous week's revised level, the US Department of Labor said today. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 259,000 to 260,000. The
02-Feb-2017 01:43 PM

US unit labor costs up 1.7%

Unit labor costs in the nonfarm business sector increased 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. This reflects a 3.0% increase in hourly compensation and a 1.3% increase in productivity. Unit labor costs inc
02-Feb-2017 01:40 PM

US labor productivity rises 1.3%

Nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased at a 1.3% annual rate during the fourth quarter of 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. Output increased 2.2% and hours worked increased 0.9%. From the fourth quarter of 2015 to the
02-Feb-2017 01:25 PM

WPP's GTB acquires Zubi

WPP has announced that GTB, its wholly owned full-service agency dedicated to the Ford Motor Company account, has acquired Zubi Advertising Services, Inc., a full-service advertising agency that focuses on the Hispanic market in the US. Zubi's unaud
02-Feb-2017 01:13 PM

Dunedin Enterprise IT sells investment in Steeper

Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust has confirmed that the Company has realised its investment in Steeper Holdings. Capital and accrued interest in Steeper was valued at £3.9m as at 30 September 2016, the last published valuation. Total initial pro
02-Feb-2017 01:08 PM

Brammer scheme sanctioned

Brammer has announced that the High Court of Justice in England and Wales has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement by which the recommended cash offer made by AI Robin Limited for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of the Company is be
02-Feb-2017 01:02 PM

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

Overall Market China Africa Resources 2.88 +9.52% Connemara Mining Company 2.38 +9.20% Agriterra 0.15 +7.14% Derriston Capital Ord 2.5p 15.00
02-Feb-2017 01:01 PM

Challenger survey shows 46k US job cuts in January

Global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas has reported that US employers announced workforce reductions totalling 45,934 in January, up 37 percent from December 2016 when planned layoffs totalled 33,627. Story provided by StockMarke

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