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Friday 19 February, 2010

19-Feb-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 SHIRE ORD 5P 1370.00 4.58% UNILEVER ORD 3 1/9P 1947.00 2.69% BR.AMER.TOB. ORD 25P 2225.00 2.53% BT GROUP ORD 5P 118.60
19-Feb-2010 04:34 PM

CVS unveils record interim profits

CVS - one of the UK's leading providers of veterinary services - unveils record interim results. Revenue for the six months to the end of December rose 11.4% to £41.48m and pre-tax profits increased by 50.3% to £2.81m. Story provided by Busines
19-Feb-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market URALS EN. ORD USD0.0063 (DI) 8.00 14.29% SKY HIGH ORD 10P 20.00 14.29% MATRIX EUR PART PREF SHS NPV 95.50 14.03% BEZANT RES ORD 0.2P 34.25
19-Feb-2010 04:27 PM

CVS raising £9m to help fund Veterinary Services takeover

CVS Group is raising £9m through the placing of 4,736,842 new ordinary shares. The proceeds will help fund the proposed acquisition of Veterinary Services & Trading for around £12.2m. The board believes the proposed acquisition will be earnings-enhancin
19-Feb-2010 04:21 PM

I-Financial Services director resigns

I-Financial Services Group executive director John Bridges has resigned from the board and as a director of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Orange Corporate Finance, with immediate effect. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Feb-2010 04:16 PM

Gleeson sets date for interims

Urban regeneration and strategic land specialist MJ Gleeson Group proposes to announce its results for the half year to the end of December on 24 February. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Feb-2010 04:14 PM

VT sets out Mouchel offer for Takeover Panel

VT Group has set out the terms of its offer for support services group Mouchel following a request from the Takeover Panel. VT said the terms of the final proposal remain unchanged - 0.579 new VT shares per Mouchel share. It said the final proposal was
19-Feb-2010 04:05 PM

SVM UK Emerging Fund outperforms benchmark

SVM UK Emerging Fund's net asset value rose 6.7% to 66.33p per share at the end of December - up from 62.14p at the end of September. The firm says this compares with a 1.6% rise in its benchmark, the FTSE AIM Index. Story provided by Business
19-Feb-2010 04:01 PM

SVM Global beats its benchmark

SVM Global Fund's net asset value per share rose to 304.79p at the end of December - up from 291.66p at the end of September. The firm said the 4.5% increase in the three-month period compared with a 3.5% rise in its benchmark, the FTSE World Index.
19-Feb-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 SHIRE ORD 5P 1372.00 4.73% BT GROUP ORD 5P 118.60 2.42% BSKYB ORD 50P 546.50 2.25% UNILEVER ORD 3 1/9P 1938.00
19-Feb-2010 03:58 PM

SVM UK Active Fund lags benchmark

SVM UK Active Fund's net asset value per share at the end of December rose to 167.53p - up from 161.5p at the end of September. It said the 3.7% rise over the three month period compared with a 5.5% increase in its benchmark, the FTSE All-Share Inde
19-Feb-2010 03:53 PM

Radicle Projects strengthens its board

Radicle Projects has appointed Andrew Monk as a non-executive director. Monk has had a successful career for more than 25 years in the City. He was a founder and joint chief executive of Oriel Securities and subsequently CEO of Blue Oar plc - now Astair
19-Feb-2010 03:44 PM

Downing Absolute Income VCT 1 net asset value up

Downing Absolute Income VCT 1's net asset value per share at the end of December stood at 87.2p - up from 85.2p at the end of June. And it said the increase was 4p per share - or 4.7% - after adjusting for 2p dividend paid in December. Chairman Chr
19-Feb-2010 03:37 PM

Ruffer amends figures in equity issue

Ruffer Investment Company has amended the number of redeemable participating preference shares which it has allotted. The company says it has allotted 1,200,000 shares - not 1,000,000 as stated earlier. Following this tap issue the company now has the a
19-Feb-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market BODISEN COM STK USD0.0001 17.00 30.77% SYNCHRONICA ORD 1P 2.75 10.00% ASHLEY(LAURA) ORD 5P 13.75 7.84% TEMBUSU ORD 1P (DI) 3.50
19-Feb-2010 03:28 PM

Loudwater appoints alternate directors

Closed-ended investment company Loudwater Trust has announced the appointment of Robert Banfield and Steven De Jersey as alternate directors for Roger Le Tissier with effect from 29 January. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Feb-2010 03:24 PM

Treatt chairman retires

Treatt chairman Edward Dawnay retired today (19 February) following the firm's annual general meeting. James Grace will succeed him as chairman. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Feb-2010 03:19 PM

Urals Energy reviews finance options

Urals Energy has started to look at financing options for its 2010 development programmes. The firm said the total requirement for the year ranged from $10m to $15m, depending on the extent of the work programme, its success and other factors. Productio
19-Feb-2010 03:10 PM

LukOil reveals 95% replacement ratio

Russia's second biggest oil firm LukOil replaced 95% of its 2009 production with new reserves, the firm said today (19 February). It said proved reserves were extended due to geological exploration, production drilling and acquisitions, and totalled
19-Feb-2010 03:03 PM

Standard Life Equity Income brings payout forward

Standard Life Equity Income Trust is bringing forward the interim dividend to the current tax year. An unchanged interim dividend of 3.15p per share will be paid on 24 March to holders on the register on 5 March. Story provided by Business Financia
19-Feb-2010 03:00 PM

Titanium mediation hearing with insurers delayed

A mediation hearing between Titanium Resources and its subsidiary Sierra Rutile Ltd with insurers over claims following the capsize of Dredge D2 has been further delayed. It said that further to its announcement on 24 December and due to procedural devel
19-Feb-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 SHIRE ORD 5P 1381.00 5.42% TULLOW OIL ORD 10P 1235.00 2.15% BR.AMER.TOB. ORD 25P 2214.00 2.03% UNILEVER ORD 3 1/9P 1933.00
19-Feb-2010 02:51 PM

Interactive appoints corporate adviser

Interactive Publishing has appointed Fisher Corporate as the firm's PLUS corporate adviser with immediate effect. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
19-Feb-2010 02:47 PM

Finsbury Income & Growth brings payout forward

Finsbury Growth & Income Trust is bringing forward its first interim dividend to the current tax year. It said this followed the announcement of the rise in the top rate of income tax for the coming financial year. It said an unchanged first interim div
19-Feb-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market JSJS DESIGNS ORD 0.1P 1.25 11.11% SOLO OIL ORD 0.01P 0.77 9.29% TEMBUSU ORD 1P (DI) 3.50 7.69% AIM INVESTMENTS ORD 0.1P 0.80

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