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Wednesday 13 April, 2011

13-Apr-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3366.00 4.21% G4S PLC ORD 25P 268.60 2.79% SAGE GROUP PLC ORD 1P 275.40 2.65% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1160.00
13-Apr-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Oriental City Group Plc 20.50 8813.04% Mastermailer Holdings PLC 80.00 5697.10% Adriatic Oil plc 6.00 313.79% Quercus Publishing plc 102.50
13-Apr-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market ISLAMIC BANK OF BRITAIN PLC ORD 1P 1.41 5.22% SOLO OIL PLC ORD 0.01P 0.95 3.26% DATATEC LIMITED ORD ZAR0.01(DI) 337.37 3.21% LENI GAS & OIL PLC ORD 0.05P 2.85
13-Apr-2011 04:24 PM

Court sanctions ITWP-ToLuna deal

The High Court has sanctioned the scheme of arrangement for ITWP's acquisition of ToLuna. At 4:24pm: (LON:TOL) share price was 0p at 317.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
13-Apr-2011 04:18 PM

LGIM warns over China inflationary pressures

Inflationary pressures in China could trigger more substantial monetary tightening than currently signalled by the authorities or the market, Legal & General Investment Management warns. The firm's global emerging markets strategist, Brian Coulton,
13-Apr-2011 04:07 PM

JLIF completes acquisition of two projects

John Laing Infrastructure Fund has completed the acquisition of two of the four PFI/PPP projects which it recently agreed to purchase from the John Laing Group for £9.0m. The acquisitions of two further projects are due to complete shortly, after which
13-Apr-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3372.50 4.41% G4S PLC ORD 25P 269.45 3.12% SERCO GROUP PLC ORD 2P 556.75 2.72% BURBERRY GROUP PLC ORD 0.05P 1162.50
13-Apr-2011 03:51 PM

Irish Life & Permanent appoints Alan Cook as chairman

Irish Life & Permanent has appointed Alan Cook as chairman with immediate effect. He takes over from Gillian Bowler who announced in December her intention to retire as chairman and director once a successor had been appointed. Cook is a former MD of
13-Apr-2011 03:39 PM

Unilever and Procter & Gamble fined for price fixing

Unilever and Procter & Gamble have been fined €315m for fixing washing powder prices in eight European countries. The European Commission launched an investigation after a tip-off from the firm's German rival, Henkel. Story provided by StockM
13-Apr-2011 03:32 PM

US crude oil inventories up at 359.3m barrels

US commercial crude oil inventories increased by 1.6 million barrels in the week ending 8 April to 359.3 million barrels. The Energy Information Administration said crude oil inventories are above the upper limit of the average range for this time of ye
13-Apr-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market MOBILITYONE LIMITED ORD 2.5P 6.00 20.00% PINNACLE TELECOM GROUP PLC ORD 0.1P 0.50 13.64% PURE WAFER PLC ORD 2P 4.50 5.88% MEDIWATCH PLC ORD 1P 2.75
13-Apr-2011 03:28 PM

OFT fines Reckitt Benckiser £10.2m

Reckitt Benckiser has been fined £10.2m by the Office of Fair Trading. The OFT said Reckitt Benckiser abused its dominant position by withdrawing NHS packs of its Gaviscon Original Liquid medicine. The fine was the subject of an earlier agreement under
13-Apr-2011 03:20 PM

JSM completes sale of Cambodia portfolio

JSM Indochina has completed the disposal of its Cambodia assets with agreed sale of its Siem Reap leasehold interest to Hongkong Land (Singapore). Siem Reap is currently held by JSM's subsidiary, JSM Holdings (Cambodia). The deal follows the condit
13-Apr-2011 03:06 PM

US business inventories rise

US business inventories rose by 0.5% in February, the US Department of Commerce said today (13 April). It said inventories were estimated at an end-of-month level of $1,457.9bn, up 0.5% from January and up 9.1% from February 2010. Story provided by S
13-Apr-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3367.00 4.24% G4S PLC ORD 25P 269.60 3.18% SERCO GROUP PLC ORD 2P 558.00 2.95% NATIONAL GRID PLC ORD 11 17/43P 599.75
13-Apr-2011 02:55 PM

Broker News & Views

Thomas Cook has been downgraded to sell from buy at Goldman Sachs, target price cut to 150p from 230p. Schroders raised to buy from hold at Citigroup. ASOS upped to reduce from sell at Arden, target price rising to 1475p from 1125p. Alterian cut to sell
13-Apr-2011 02:54 PM

DTEK tax payments up nearly 1.5 times at UAH3.5bn

DTEK's tax payments to state budgets rose by almost by 1.5 times in 2010 to UAH3.5bn. DTEK said the UAH 3,471,289m paid by its Ukrainian subsidiaries included VAT of UAH 1,075,322m and charges on the payroll (pension fund, SIFTD, unemployment fund
13-Apr-2011 02:41 PM

Saudi British Bank's net profits up 20.9%

The Saudi British Bank's first quarter net profits rose 20.9% to SAR751m in the three months to the end of March. Then bank - a 40% indirectly held associate of HSBC - said operating income increased by SAR15m, or 1.2%, to SAR1,220m. Customer
13-Apr-2011 02:33 PM

Henderson Far East Income lags indices

Henderson Far East Income's net asset value rose by 3.9% in the six months to the end of February on a total return basis. There is no formal benchmark but the figure compares with a 10.19% rise in the FTSE All-World Asia Pacific ex Japan Index and
13-Apr-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market ISLAMIC BANK OF BRITAIN PLC ORD 1P 1.33 7.26% PETROCELTIC INTERNATIONAL PLC ORD E 10.50 3.75% WESSEX EXPLORATION PLC ORD 0.1P 3.75 3.59% PURE WAFER PLC ORD 2P 4.25
13-Apr-2011 02:11 PM

VinaCapital has record sales in Q1

Vietnam-focussed property development and asset management firm VinaCapital signed a record 264 sale and purchase and capital contribution contracts in the first quarter. CCAs include a large number of cleared land plots at Project Venus, a township i
13-Apr-2011 02:05 PM

Uralkali and Silvinit increase output

Uralkali and Silvinit saw potassium chloride output reach pre-crisis production levels in the three months to the end of March. Uralkali shipped 1.265 million tonnes of potassium chloride (KCl), - 2% higher than a year ago - while Silvinit shipped appr
13-Apr-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD 10P 3360.50 4.04% G4S PLC ORD 25P 269.70 3.21% SAGE GROUP PLC ORD 1P 275.15 2.55% TESCO PLC ORD 5P 407.67
13-Apr-2011 01:59 PM

Circle agrees deed of amendment with True Vibrations

Circle Opportunities has entered into a deed of amendment with True Vibrations which supersedes an original option agreement. Circle may exercise the option to acquire True Vibrations up to 31 December. CEO Noel Lyons said: "I am delighted to hav
13-Apr-2011 01:45 PM

OTE schedules Q1 results

Greek full-service telecommunications provider Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation - OTE - will release its first quarter results on 6 May. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...

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