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Tuesday 27 April, 2010

27-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1922.00 0.47% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 1997.50 0.40% IMP.TOBACCO GRP ORD 10P 1953.00 0.31% CADBURY ORD 10
27-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

PLUSquoted Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

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27-Apr-2010 04:31 PM

Heritage Oil sets date for FY results

Heritage Oil will announce its results for the 12 months to the end of December on 30 April. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
27-Apr-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market REGEN THERAPEUT ORD 0.01P 3.75 30.43% SPORT MEDIA ORD 0.25P 2.00 14.29% PANGEA DIAMOND ORD USD0.005 1.38 10.00% PETROCELTIC ORD EUR0.0125 13.25
27-Apr-2010 04:22 PM

Anchen files for generic version of Shire drug

Anchen Pharmaceuticals has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application for a generic version of Shire's attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug Intuniv. This is the third Paragraph IV Notice Letter Shire has received following filings by
27-Apr-2010 04:17 PM

Newcastle Building Society chairman retires

Newcastle Building Society chairman Chris Hilton is retiring after nine years in the role and more than 30 years as a board member. He will step down as chairman later in the year once a suitable replacement is found. The Society says it has a well deve
27-Apr-2010 04:06 PM

F&C US Smaller Cos outperforms index

F&C US Smaller Companies' net asset value per share rose 16.4% to 413.09p in the three months to the end of March. The share price rose 22.8% to 374p and the discount to the NAV fell to 9.5% from 14.2% The Russell 2000 Index (sterling adjusted) ros
27-Apr-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 IMP.TOBACCO GRP ORD 10P 1987.00 2.05% RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1950.00 1.93% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 2022.50 1.66% 3I GRP. ORD 73
27-Apr-2010 03:57 PM

Steppe Cement Q1 sales rise

Steppe Cement sold 177,391 tonnes of cement for Tenge1,390m in the first quarter - up from 147,701 tonnes for Tenge1,232m a year ago. The volume of cement sales in Kazakhstan increased by 20% quarter on quarter and the market share of Steppe Cement incre
27-Apr-2010 03:52 PM

Principle Capital says turnover and profit down

Asset management and fund and trust administration group Principle Capital expects full year turnover and pre-tax profits to be lower than 2008. The firm's turnover was £11.2m in 2008 and pre-tax proits were £1.89m. It said the lower figures were p
27-Apr-2010 03:45 PM

IBM dividend up 18%; approves extra $8bn for buyback

IT giant IBM has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.65 per common share - 18% on the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on 10 June to stockholders of record on 10 May. The board also authorised $8bn in additional funds for use in th
27-Apr-2010 03:40 PM

Metroelectric unit in Sweden distribution deal

Metroelectric's wholly-owned subsidiary Powabyke EV has signed a distribution agreement with Powabyke Sverige AB of Sweden. The agreement will run for a minimum of one year and gives PSAB exclusive distribution rights within Sweden. The agreement
27-Apr-2010 03:31 PM

IFL ferrochrome output up 48%

International Ferro Metals unveils big increases in sales and production in the first quarter. The firm produced 54,394 tonnes of ferrochrome during the three months to the end of March - up 48% on the last year but down 6% on the previous quarter. Sal
27-Apr-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market REGEN THERAPEUT ORD 0.01P 2.88 15.00% GROUPE EURO. ORD EUR0.4 7.36 10.76% UNIVERSE GRP. ORD 5P 4.38 6.06% PANGEA DIAMOND ORD USD0.005 1.25
27-Apr-2010 03:17 PM

GKN group sales up 22%

Engineering group GKN's group sales rose 22% to £1,306m in the first quarter and it reported a trading profit of £84m compared with a loss of £12m last time. The profit before tax was £71m compared with a restated loss of £28m a year ago. Group net
27-Apr-2010 03:08 PM

Expectations remain upbeat, says Richmond Fed

Manufacturing activity in the central Atlantic region expanded for the third straight month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's latest survey shows. All broad indicators ? shipments, new orders and employment ? landed in positive territory, wit
27-Apr-2010 03:06 PM

US consumer confidence at highest since Sept 08

The US Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which rebounded in March, increased further in April. The index now stands at 57.9 (1985=100), up from 52.3 in March. The Present Situation Index increased to 28.6 from 25.2 while the Expectations Ind
27-Apr-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 IMP.TOBACCO GRP ORD 10P 1987.00 2.05% RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1933.00 1.05% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 2008.50 0.96% PRUDENTIAL ORD
27-Apr-2010 02:59 PM

AstraZeneca's Crestor gains new EU approval

AstraZeneca's Crestor (rosuvastatin) has been approved in 19 countries within the EU for the prevention of major cardiovascular events in high risk patients. The firm says this new indication is based on subgroup data from the landmark Jupiter study
27-Apr-2010 02:54 PM

Fortune Brands declares dividend

Fortune Brands has declared a regular dividend of 19 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on 1 June to stockholders of record at the close of business on 12 May. The company also declared a regular dividend of 66.75 cents per sha
27-Apr-2010 02:50 PM

Andrew Sasson resigns from India Hospitality board

India Hospitality Corporation director Andrew Sasson has resigned. The company is in the process of identifying further independent non-executive directors to be invited on to the board and a further announcement will be made in due course. Story provi
27-Apr-2010 02:47 PM

Maruwa back in the black

Net sales at Maruwa Co fell 7.7% in the year to the end of March to Yen15,405m. Operating profit, total revenue and net profit was Yen1,289m, Yen1,384m and Yen1,105m respectively compared with losses of Yen511m, Yen128m and Yen770m last year. Story p
27-Apr-2010 02:38 PM

Standard Chartered to acquire Barclays' African custody business

Standard Chartered is acquiring Barclays Bank's custody business in Africa. The transaction is expected to be completed in 2010, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. The African custody business forms a key part of Stan
27-Apr-2010 02:34 PM

Barclays sells African custody arm to Standard Chartered

Barclays Bank is selling its custody business in Africa to Standard Chartered. Barclays African custody business had gross assets of £1.9m and assets under custody of £3,862m at the end of 2009. The sale is expected to be completed in 2010, subject to
27-Apr-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ISLAMIC BANK ORD 1P 5.75 15.00% CONDOR RES. ORD 1P 0.62 12.73% FEEDBACK ORD 0.25P 1.75 7.69% SPORT MEDIA ORD 0.25P 2.25

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