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Monday 26 July, 2010

26-Jul-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 PEARSON ORD 25P 1029.00 5.76% TULLOW OIL ORD 10P 1239.00 5.09% BP $0.25 416.95 4.60% BARCLAYS ORD 25P 315.65
26-Jul-2010 05:00 PM

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

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26-Jul-2010 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market GCM RESOURCES ORD 10P 202.25 5.89% PHOTO-ME INTL. ORD 0.5P 42.00 5.66% WEATHER LOT ORD 0.1P 2.88 4.55% SKYWEST AIR ORD SGD0.20 17.75
26-Jul-2010 04:26 PM

AstraZeneca workers balloted on strikes over pension changes

Trade union members at drugs firm AstraZeneca are being balloted on strike action over changes to the company's pension scheme. The GMB is asking members at the firm's manufacturing site at Macclesfield to support a campaign of strikes to urge
26-Jul-2010 04:19 PM

Equitable Life settlement plan flawed, says ombudsman

The parliamentary ombudsman has rejected the Equitable Life settlement plan put forward by Sir John Chadwick's review. Ann Abraham says the Chadwick proposals "seem to me to be an unsafe and unsound basis on which to proceed". Her letter
26-Jul-2010 04:11 PM

Innovision directors and CEO resign

Innovision Research & Technology directors David Wollen, Brian McKenzie, and Steve Morris have resigned. Broadcom International's recommended cash offer for Innovision Research & Technology has been declared unconditional and the company's sh
26-Jul-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 PEARSON ORD 25P 1025.00 5.34% TULLOW OIL ORD 10P 1227.00 4.07% BP $0.25 414.75 4.05% BARCLAYS ORD 25P 313.85
26-Jul-2010 03:59 PM

IMImobile Europe increases WIN offer

IMImobile Europe has increased its recommend cash offer for WIN to 150p per share. The increased offer values the entire issued share capital of WIN at £15.80m and the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of WIN at £16.95m. This assumes
26-Jul-2010 03:47 PM

Jardine Lloyd Thompson sets date for interims

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group will announce its Interim results for the six months to the end of June on 30 July. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
26-Jul-2010 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market REDSTONE ORD 0.1P 1.50 9.09% RUUKKI GROUP ORD NPV (DI) 169.50 6.94% FINDEL ORD 5P 7.92 6.88% REAL ESTATE ORD 1P 3.25
26-Jul-2010 03:04 PM

US new home sales rise

Sales of new single-family houses rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 330,000 in June, the US Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said today (26 July). The figure is 23.6% above the revised May rate of 267,
26-Jul-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 PEARSON ORD 25P 1014.00 4.21% TULLOW OIL ORD 10P 1226.00 3.99% BARCLAYS ORD 25P 311.60 3.18% LLOYDS GRP. ORD 10P 65.15
26-Jul-2010 02:55 PM

Hogg Robinson client revenues up 6% in first quarter

Corporate travel firm Hogg Robinson is performing well with client revenue 6% up on last year on a constant currency basis. The firm said that when coupled with lower operating costs, this has produced a strong result for the first quarter. Hogg Robinso
26-Jul-2010 02:48 PM

Forte Energy identifies new Mauritania targets

Initial drilling at Forte Energy's Mauritanian uranium prospects has identified new mineralisation and additional targets. The firm said preliminary results had been received from four locations (Beso, Bir En Nar, M52 and M60) from within the sout
26-Jul-2010 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market CONNAUGHT ORD 2P 38.01 23.81% IPOINT-MEDIA ORD 0.25P 1.13 12.50% XTRACT ORD 0.1P 1.83 5.80% METMINCO ORD NPV 9.25
26-Jul-2010 02:25 PM

Rosneft first half revenues up 57%

First half revenues at oil firm Rosneft rose by 57% to $30.2bn. The firm said the increase was due to the growth of crude oil production - up 8.6% - higher crude oil and petroleum product prices and an increase in volumes of more efficient sales through
26-Jul-2010 02:18 PM

Flying Brands sets date for interims

Flying Brands will announce its results for the 26 weeks to 2 July on 11 August. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
26-Jul-2010 02:17 PM

SMEs targeted for Olympics fundraising

Small and medium-sized firms are being urged to back the UK's quest for medals at the 2012 London Olympics. A new fundraising programme - designed exclusively for SMEs - has been launched to help meet the £25m fundraising target set for Team 2012.
26-Jul-2010 02:08 PM

Dana holds interest in Faroe Islands well

Dana Petroleum has a direct 25% equity interest in the Anne Marie well off the Faroe Islands which has been spudded. Earlier today (26 July), Faroe Petroleum - which has a 12.5% interest - announced that drilling operations had begun on the Anne Marie pr
26-Jul-2010 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 PEARSON ORD 25P 1018.00 4.62% TULLOW OIL ORD 10P 1225.00 3.90% BARCLAYS ORD 25P 310.10 2.68% BP $0.25 408.40
26-Jul-2010 01:46 PM

DataCash H1 in line with forecasts

DataCash Group's trading for the first six months of the year has been in line with the board's expectations. DataCash will announce its preliminary results for the six months to the end of June on 2 September. Story provided by StockMarket
26-Jul-2010 01:41 PM

Connaught strengthens management team

Connaught non-executive chairman Sir Roy Gardner has unveiled a raft of new appointments aimed at strengthening the management team. Stephen Billingham, the former finance director of British Energy Group and WS Atkins, has joined the Connaught to work f
26-Jul-2010 01:33 PM

Rights and Issues Investment chairman to step down

Rights and Issues Investment Trust chairman Simon Knott will step down later this year after 27 years. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
26-Jul-2010 01:31 PM

Rights and Issues Investment profits rise

Rights and Issues Investment Trust posts a profit of £4.6m for the the six months to the end of June - up from £3.8m last time. Chairman Simon Knott said the strong recovery in the UK equity market following the recession came to an end in the first six
26-Jul-2010 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market DOWNING VCT 2 ORD 1P 77.00 48.08% CONNAUGHT ORD 2P 27.78 8.73% TRIFAST ORD 5P 33.50 7.20% BELGRAVIUM TECH ORD 5P 2.63

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