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Wednesday 09 February, 2011

09-Feb-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 LON.STK.EXCH ORD SHS 6 79/86P 920.00 3.14% WHITBREAD ORD 76 122/153P 1836.00 2.40% HOME RETAIL ORD 10P 231.20 2.26% PRUDENTIAL ORD 5P 731.50
09-Feb-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market AH Medical Properties plc 40.50 19.12% Mears Group plc 320.00 14.29% HealthyDays Group plc 8.50 -45.16% Abraxus Investments plc 1.12
09-Feb-2011 04:31 PM

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

Overall Market REGEN THERAPEUT ORD 0.01P 1.25 38.89% REAL ESTATE ORD 1P 3.85 20.31% NEXTGEN ORD 0.1P 0.33 20.00% ARIANA ORD 1P 4.62
09-Feb-2011 04:29 PM

Council pension contribution rise could trigger exodus, says LPFA

Treasury plans to increase public sector workers' pension contributions could destroy the Local Government Pension Scheme, the London Pensions Fund Authority warns. The Treasury plans to raise public sector workers' contributions by an average
09-Feb-2011 04:18 PM

Talvivaara Mining schedules FY results

Talvivaara Mining Co will announce its preliminary results for the year to the end of December on 17 February. Story provided by
09-Feb-2011 04:14 PM

Battersea Power Station development gets final clearance

Development of Battersea Power Station is set to start next year following planning approval by Communities and Local Government secretary Eric Pickles. The scheme has already been approved by Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Wandsworth Council. Real
09-Feb-2011 04:04 PM

St Ives takes over Tactical Solutions

St Ives plc has acquired 90% of of Tactical Solutions UK on a cash and debt free basis, for an initial consideration of approximately £15m. This will comprise £13.0m in cash and 2,169,197 new St Ives ordinary shares. A maximum deferred payment of £4.0m
09-Feb-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 LON.STK.EXCH ORD SHS 6 79/86P 957.50 7.34% WHITBREAD ORD 76 122/153P 1847.00 3.01% PRUDENTIAL ORD 5P 733.00 2.45% HOME RETAIL ORD 10P 231.20
09-Feb-2011 03:48 PM

Banks agree lending and pay deal

Britain's biggest banks have agreed to increase lending to businesses, reduce bonuses and publish the salary details of their top earners. Under the Project Merlin deal, the banks have agreed to lend £190bn to business this year - up from £179bn in
09-Feb-2011 03:33 PM

US crude oil inventories rise by 1.9m barrels

US commercial crude oil inventories increased by 1.9 million barrels to 345.1 million barrels in the week ending 4 February, the Energy Information Administration said today (9 February). The EIA said inventories were above the upper limit of the averag
09-Feb-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market REGEN THERAPEUT ORD 0.01P 1.38 52.78% BAQUS GROUP ORD 5P 2.62 50.00% TEP EXCHANGE ORD 0.01P 0.20 33.33% VALIRX ORD 0.1P 0.45
09-Feb-2011 03:25 PM

Wheelsure confident as product benefits get recognition

Wheelsure says its products - which meet safety needs throughout the world - are now getting recognition from the rail and commercial vehicle industries. CEO Gerhard Dodl told the annual general meeting that overall the board was pleased with the progr
09-Feb-2011 03:18 PM

MiLOC Group and Modern TCM set up JV to develop HK clinics

MiLOC Group has entered into a joint venture agreement with Modern TCM (BVI) to develop and expand clinics in Hong Kong. The objective is to set up a traditional Chinese medical clinic network in HK and seek to acquire private traditional Chinese medica
09-Feb-2011 03:09 PM

Tesco in £685m store sale and leaseback deal

Tesco has completed a £685m-plus sale and leaseback deal in the latest phase of its ongoing programme to release value from its UK property portfolio. Tesco said 20 trading stores and one store and mall under development had been sold for a total conside
09-Feb-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 LON.STK.EXCH ORD SHS 6 79/86P 973.50 9.14% PRUDENTIAL ORD 5P 733.50 2.52% SMITHS GROUP ORD 37.5P 1438.00 2.49% WHITBREAD ORD 76 122/153P 1837.00
09-Feb-2011 02:59 PM

Broker News & Views

Go-Ahead Group started with buy rating at Charles Stanley, target price 1,600p. Randgold Resources raised to buy from hold at Canaccord, target price 6,110p. IG Group Holdings upgraded to buy from fair value at Singer, target price raised to 505p from 48
09-Feb-2011 02:49 PM

IPSA marketing agreement extended

Southern Africa independent power producer IPSA Group has agreed a short extension of the marketing agreement as efforts to sell its Siemens Westinghouse 701D gas turbines continue. The agreement governs the marketing of the turbines and the distribution
09-Feb-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market BAQUS GROUP ORD 5P 2.75 69.23% MEDIAZEST ORD 0.1P 0.88 12.90% NEXTGEN ORD 0.1P 0.28 10.00% INVESCO PTY ORD NPV 2.45
09-Feb-2011 02:27 PM

WBCP extends Games Workshop's 'Middle-earth' licence

Warner Bros Consumer Product has extended its six-year licensing agreement with Games Workshop. This gives it exclusive, worldwide, all-language rights to produce tabletop games based on 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. The
09-Feb-2011 02:20 PM

Tandem marginally ahead of last year

Sports and leisure equipment designer, developer and distributor Tandem Group expects full year pre-tax profits to be marginally ahead of last time. Turnover for the year to the end of January was around £34.6m compared with £35.7m. The group said that,
09-Feb-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 LON.STK.EXCH ORD SHS 6 79/86P 979.00 9.75% PRUDENTIAL ORD 5P 732.00 2.31% WHITBREAD ORD 76 122/153P 1834.00 2.29% SEVERN TRENT ORD 97 17/19P 1469.00
09-Feb-2011 01:48 PM

Mercer launches new workplace savings solution

Consulting giant Mercer has launched a new workplace savings solution to address employers' concerns about the escalating costs and risks of benefit provision. The launch comes against a backdrop of auto enrolment, the variable performance of member
09-Feb-2011 01:43 PM

IMS Group takes over MMS Regulatory Solutions

The IMS Group - a leading provider of regulatory compliance consulting and integrated business support to the asset management and securities industry - has taken over MMS Regulatory Solutions (RSL). This is IMS's first acquisition since its invest
09-Feb-2011 01:33 PM

Daily Mail appoints FD

Daily Mail and General Trust has appointed Stephen Daintith as finance director with effect from 28 March. He will succeed Peter Williams who will retire from the board on 25 March. DMGT also appointed Dominique Trempont as an independent non-executive
09-Feb-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market SAREUM ORD 0.025P 3.40 27.10% BAQUS GROUP ORD 5P 1.75 16.67% PRIVATE&COMM. ORD 5P 7.12 16.33% NEXTGEN ORD 0.1P 0.30

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