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Thursday 29 April, 2010

29-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1136.00 6.07% BSKYB ORD 50P 625.00 4.87% EURASIAN ORD USD0.20 1256.00 4.58% STD LIFE ORD 10P 202.00
29-Apr-2010 05:00 PM

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

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29-Apr-2010 04:31 PM

Pointon York flags improved half-year

Pointon York Group's first half results will show a significant improvement on last year if current trends continue. The firm said that after the first two months of trading, income is up 7% and expenditure is lower by 7% than at the same time last
29-Apr-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market IPOINT-MEDIA ORD 0.25P 3.75 7.14% ACP MEZZANINE ORD NPV 0.08 7.14% VALIRX ORD 0.1P 0.40 6.67% ILX ORD 10P 23.50
29-Apr-2010 04:27 PM

Silence Therapeutics revenues fall

Silence Therapeutics' full year revenues fell to £1.7m - down from £2.21m in 2008. Administrative expenses increased to £4.20m - up from £3.29m - and research and development expenditure decreased to £5.07m from £6.71m. The cash position at year-en
29-Apr-2010 04:22 PM

Et-China.com net losses narrow

Full year net losses at travel services group Et-china.com International Holdings fell 62% to RMB31.5m - down from RMB83.9m last time. Revenues for the year to the end of December increased 10% to RMB1,909.1m and gross profits rose 15% to RMB211.4m. The
29-Apr-2010 04:14 PM

Aer Lingus appoints COO

Aer Lingus Group has appointed Trevor Jensen as chief operating officer. He will join the company on 1 June. Most recently, he served as programme director for the Flight Safety Foundation and his career has covered the aviation, transportation, log
29-Apr-2010 04:11 PM

Bayer net income up 63.1%; raises outlook

Bayer has lifted its 2010 outlook after first quarter sales rose 5.3% to €8.3bn. EBITDA before special items increased 13.2% to €1.9bn and net income increased 63.1% to €0.7bn. The firm said the decline in business momentum at HealthCare
29-Apr-2010 04:02 PM

BSkyB reaches deal at CAT

Satellite broadcaster BSkyB has reached an agreement which, it says, protects it from the short-term impact of Ofcom's pay TV market investigation. BSkyB and Ofcom have agreed the terms of an order which they have placed before the president of the
29-Apr-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1127.00 5.23% BSKYB ORD 50P 627.00 5.20% STD LIFE ORD 10P 202.00 4.39% EURASIAN ORD USD0.20 1251.00
29-Apr-2010 03:51 PM

Banco de Chile earnings more than double

Banco de Chile posts first quarter earnings of Ch$100,806m - more than double the corresponding period last year. Chief executive Fernando Ca�as said the results were in line with its expectations and demonstrated the bank's strong earnings potentia
29-Apr-2010 03:45 PM

Pegasus cautiously optimistic on investor talks

Pegasus Helicopter Group is cautiously optimistic that current investor discussions will be successful. The company says it remains focused on raising the necessary capital to produce helicopter flight demonstrators utilising its pressure jet technology
29-Apr-2010 03:39 PM

PHP acquires Coventry medical centre

Primary Health Properties has acquired, through a subsidiary, a new medical centre in Allesley Park, Coventry, for around £2.82m. The building will be let for occupation by a GP practice and a pharmacy. The building is expected to be completed in m
29-Apr-2010 03:36 PM

US gas storage up at 1,912bn cu ft

Working gas in storage rose to 1,912bn cu ft in the week ending 23 April, the US Energy Information Administration said today (29 April) - a net increase of 83bn cu ft from the previous week. Stocks were 101bn cu ft higher than last year at this time a
29-Apr-2010 03:31 PM

CDC chief operating officer joins GKN board

CDC chief operating officer Shonaid Jemmett-Page has been appointed as a non-executive director of GKN. CDC is the he UK government's finance body which provides capital for investment in sustainable businesses in emerging markets. Jemmett-Page jo
29-Apr-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market ACCIDENT EXCH ORD 5P 11.00 11.34% INDEP. RES. ORD 1P 64.50 8.40% ACP CAPITAL ORD 0.1P 21.50 4.88% SIMIGON ORD ILS0.01 (DI) 5.50
29-Apr-2010 03:27 PM

John O'Reilly resigns from Polymetal board

Russian gold and silver miner Polymetal's remuneration and nomination committee chairman John O'Reilly has resigned from the board. The company believes his resignation resulted from the decision of the Melbourne Supreme Court on 16 April. Pol
29-Apr-2010 03:15 PM

Garmin notes Raymarine talks with unnamed suitor

Navigation firm Garmin has noted a statement by takeover target Raymarine that it is in advanced talks with an unnamed third party and shareholders stand to get about 17.5p per share. But Garmin - which announced a 15p bid for Raymarine yesterday (28 Ap
29-Apr-2010 03:04 PM

Aquarius Platinum Q3 net profits up 257%

Aquarius Platinum's third quarter net profits jumped by 257% to $23.2m - up from $6.5m a year ago. The firm said prices for platinum, rhodium and palladium increased by 12%, 17% and 27% respectively. Production including the contribution from the B
29-Apr-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 BSKYB ORD 50P 629.00 5.54% EURASIAN ORD USD0.20 1255.00 4.50% INTERCON. HOTEL ORD 13 29/47P 1119.00 4.48% STD LIFE ORD 10P 201.10
29-Apr-2010 02:54 PM

Byblos Bank net profits up 25.8%

Byblos Bank's first quarter net profits increased by 25.8% to $31.41m. Total assets increased by 5.8% to $14.4bn at the end of March from $13.6bn at the end of 2009. Customers' deposits rose by 8.6% to $11.2bn from $10.3bn at the end of 2009
29-Apr-2010 02:49 PM

Hays sees progress in most markets

Recruitment firm Hays continues to see progress in most of its markets - although the dynamics vary by region. The firm said that in Asia Pacific it had seen a third consecutive quarter of improving trends in Australia and a broad-based recovery across
29-Apr-2010 02:43 PM

Henderson PE Investment lags indices

Henderson Private Equity Investment Trust's net asset value per share fell by 6.5% in the year to the end of December. The share price rose by 54.8% during the year to 130p and traded at a discount of 57.1% - down from 74.1% last time. The FTSE All
29-Apr-2010 02:33 PM

Northstream must 'put up or shut up' over Forth Ports

The Takeover Panel has told Northstream it must announce whether it intends to make a firm offer for Forth Ports by 1 June. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
29-Apr-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market KIBO MINING ORD EUR0.01 3.13 8.68% ACCIDENT EXCH ORD 5P 9.88 8.21% PROSPERITY ORD 1P 156.50 7.56% AGA RANGEMASTER ORD 46 7/8P 108.75

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