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Wednesday 28 April, 2010

28-Apr-2010 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 OLD MUTUAL ORD 10P 117.40 4.08% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 2061.00 3.18% RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1979.50 2.99% BG GRP. ORD 10
28-Apr-2010 01:54 PM

FeONIC losses rise as sales drop

First half pre-tax losses at innovative audio technology firm FeONIC rose to £134,330 after "extremely disappointing" sales. The firm said the global economic downturn meant a slower than anticipated uptake of sales in its distributor network
28-Apr-2010 01:43 PM

ANS wins major contract with Tameside Hospital

ANS Group has won a major contract with Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The group's state-of-the-art converged IT infrastructure is being implemented as part of the hospital's 'Health Investment in Tameside' project that wil
28-Apr-2010 01:35 PM

Honda Motor full year profits up 95.9%

Profits at car giant Honda Motor jumped 95.9% to Yen268.4bn in the year to the end of March. Consolidated revenue fell 14.3% to Yen8,579.1bn which it said was primarily due to "unfavourable currency translation effects and decreased revenue in the a
28-Apr-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market JOURNEY GRP ORD 1P 2.63 5.20% BEACON HILL ORD 0.25P 6.00 4.35% LONRHO ORD 1P 12.75 4.08% OMG ORD 0.25P 23.50
28-Apr-2010 01:23 PM

F&C Asset Management AuM up

F&C Asset Management's assets under management increased to £101.5bn at the end of March - up from £97.8bn at the end of December. The firm said there was a net inflow of £117m and that it was trading in-line with management expectations. But it re
28-Apr-2010 01:18 PM

Gresham House NAV up 16.9%

Gresham House's diluted net asset value per share increased by 16.9% from 405.3p to 473.7p in the year to the end of December. It said this was largely due to an increase in the value of its investment in Hallin Marine of £5,291,000 following a take
28-Apr-2010 01:10 PM

Fidelity Special Values lags benchmark

Fidelity Special Values' net asset value per share fell by 2.9% in the six months to the end of February. The FTSE All-Share Index rose by 8.6% during the period. On a total return basis, the firm's NAV fell by 1.4% while the benchmark rose by
28-Apr-2010 01:06 PM

Telekomunikacja Polska issues bonds to subsidiaries

Telekomunikacja Polska has issued short term bonds totalling PLN 76,040,000 to subsidiaries in the past two days. Yesterday (27 April) it issued bonds of PLN30m with a redemption date of 4 May to PTK Centertel; bonds of PLN23m and PLN2m with redemption
28-Apr-2010 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 OLD MUTUAL ORD 10P 117.40 4.08% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 2061.50 3.20% RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1981.50 3.10% BG GRP. ORD 10
28-Apr-2010 12:55 PM

Delta bid 65.6% accepted

Delta says that 65.61% of shareholders have accepted the recommended offer for the Company by the Valmont Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valmont Industries. Valmont says that it has reduced the percentage of shares required to satisfy the Acceptance
28-Apr-2010 12:38 PM

Strong Q1 at Glaxo

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline reported a strong operational performance in Q1 with revenues up 13% constant currency to £7.4bn. Pretax profits were £1,931m, up 15.9% from last year's figure of £1,666m. The Group says that earnings per share
28-Apr-2010 12:30 PM

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

Overall Market TOTALLY ORD 1P 0.60 20.00% R.G.I. INTL ORD 0.00000000004P 2.02 9.76% JP MORG.CHIN S SUB SHS 1P 18.75 8.70% GARTMORE GRP ORD 0.5P 150.50
28-Apr-2010 12:14 PM

Virgin Media record first quarter

Virgin Media says that it added a record number of cable customers during the first three months of the year. Operating income for the first quarter of 2010 increased to £76m, up from £13m in the same period last year. Total revenue was up 2.9% to £96
28-Apr-2010 12:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 12:00

FTSE 100 OLD MUTUAL ORD 10P 116.60 3.37% RDS 'A' 'A' ORD EUR0.07 2053.50 2.80% RDS 'B' 'B' ORD EUR0.07 1970.50 2.52% BP $0.25
28-Apr-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - Month Ahead Events

Economic Events 29/4/2010 07.00 UK Nationwide House Prices 29/4/2010 09:00 EU Private Loans y/y 09:00 EU M3 Money Supply 29/4/2010 10:00 EU Consumer Confidence 10:00 EU Business Climate 29/4/2010 13:30 US Unemployment Claims 29/4/2010 1
28-Apr-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - This Week's Events

Economic Events 29/4/2010 07.00 UK Nationwide House Prices 29/4/2010 09:00 EU Private Loans y/y 09:00 EU M3 Money Supply 29/4/2010 10:00 EU Consumer Confidence 10:00 EU Business Climate 29/4/2010 13:30 US Unemployment Claims 29/4/2010 1
28-Apr-2010 12:00 PM

Economic Events - Tomorrow's Events

Economic Events 29/4/2010 07.00 UK Nationwide House Prices 29/4/2010 09:00 EU Private Loans y/y 09:00 EU M3 Money Supply 29/4/2010 10:00 EU Consumer Confidence 10:00 EU Business Climate 29/4/2010 13:30 US Unemployment Claims 29/4/2010 1
28-Apr-2010 12:00 PM

PLUSquoted Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 12:00

PLUS Market Lisungwe plc 0.13 30.00% Sutherland Health Group plc 2.50 11.11% Oracle Coalfields plc 3.63 7.41% Mears Group plc 307.50
28-Apr-2010 11:58 AM

Henderson Morley grant application unsuccessful

Biotechnology company, Henderson Morley says that its application for a grant from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research has been unsuccessful. Chairman Andrew Knight comments: "We continue to make applications for Grant funding both in the
28-Apr-2010 11:53 AM

European Islamic Director resigns

European Islamic Investment Bank says that Zaher Al-Ajjawi, a Non-Executive Director, has resigned from Board with immediate effect. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
28-Apr-2010 11:52 AM

Broker News & Views

888 Holdings raised to buy from add at Numis, target price 115p, but cut to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price falling to 98p from 123p. Bodycote cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 250p. Connaught raised to buy from add at N
28-Apr-2010 11:49 AM

Noida Toll Bridge profits flat

Noida Toll Bridge says that pre tax profits for the year to 31 March 2010 will be the same as last year, primarily due to the non- implementation of a toll tarrif hike. Revenues have increased by 5% and this reflects the fact that the number of vehicles
28-Apr-2010 11:43 AM

Deltex Medical Q1 sales ahead

Deltex Medical Group says that sales in the first quarter of the year are ahead of last year with increases in volumes in each of the UK, USA and international sales territories. In the USA, the Group says that it has made substantial in-roads into a
28-Apr-2010 11:32 AM

Witan Pacific NAV up 33.4%

Witan Pacific Investment Trust has increased its Net asset value by 33.4%( sterling adjusted ) during the year to 31 January 2010. This compares with the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index return of 29.6% (£) during the same period. Total shareholder return wa

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