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Tuesday 14 June, 2011

14-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 174.70 4.99% SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1586.00 3.93% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1282.00 3.81% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1321.00
14-Jun-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Guild Acquisitions plc 2.00 400.00% Fidelity Systems plc 6.38 15.91% Magnolia Petroleum plc 0.62 7.76% Amicrest Holdings plc 14.50
14-Jun-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market OPTARE PLC ORD 1P 3.00 9.09% CEVA INC COM STK USD0.001 1850.00 5.71% VALIRX PLC ORD 0.1P 0.67 4.69% MOTIVE TELEVISION PLC ORD 0.1P 0.46
14-Jun-2011 04:29 PM

Debt management firms to face tougher rules

Tougher rules for firms offering debt management services are set to be introduced by the Office of Fair Trading. The OFT says the overall aim is to increase transparency and ensure that consumers have all the information they need to make an informed de
14-Jun-2011 04:07 PM

Communisis acquires trade and assets of OBL

Marketing services provider Communisis has acquired the trade and assets of Orchestra Bristol Ltd, which is currently in administration, for £2.25m. This comprises an initial payment of £1.34m with the balance to be paid 90 days after completion. OBL
14-Jun-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 174.95 5.14% SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1586.00 3.93% ANTOFAGASTA PLC ORD 5P 1262.50 3.91% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1281.50
14-Jun-2011 03:32 PM

Nationwide expects improved first half results

Nationwide Accident Repair Services expects first half results to show an improvement on last year. Nationwide said the current financial year had started well - although the trading backdrop was no easier than last year. Nationwide is in the second yea
14-Jun-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market CLONTARF ENERGY PLC ORD 0.25P 6.37 4.08% ANTRIM ENERGY INC COMMON SHARES NPV 68.50 2.24% SAN LEON ENERGY PLC ORD EUR0.05 28.50 1.79% EUROPEAN NICKEL PLC ORD 4P 17.00
14-Jun-2011 03:27 PM

Naspers expects core headline EPS to be 10-20% up

Naspers expects core headline earnings per share for the year to the end of March to be between 10% and 20% higher. The board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts
14-Jun-2011 03:22 PM

Helesi plunges into the red and expects another difficult year

Waste management products manufacturer and services supplier Helesi posts pre-tax losses of €5.9m - and expects another difficult year. Group sales revenues fell by 32% in year to the end of December to €50.1m due to weak demand across all its
14-Jun-2011 03:06 PM

US business inventories rise

US manufacturers' and trade inventories, adjusted for seasonal variations but not for price changes, were estimated rose to $1,497.5bn in April, the US Department of Commerce said today (14 June). This is up 0.8% from March and 10.6% from April 2
14-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

China inflation rate rises to 5.5%

China's inflation rate rose to 5.5% in May with higher food prices fuelling the increase. China's National Bureau of Statistics said prices grew by 5.3% in cities and 6.0% in rural areas. Food prices went up by 11.7% while the non-food prices
14-Jun-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1584.00 3.80% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1271.00 2.91% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 41.72 2.83% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1312.00
14-Jun-2011 02:49 PM

IMF shortlists two for MD post

The International Monetary Fund has shortlisted France finance minister Christine Lagarde and Bank of Mexico governor Agustin Carstens as the next managing director. The post became available when Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned after being arrested in
14-Jun-2011 02:45 PM

Johnson Redbook up

US chain store sales rose 0.8% in the first two weeks of June from May, according to the latest Johnson Redbook figures. Sales in the second week of June were 3.2% up on last year and for the month to date were 3.2% up on 2010. Story provided by Stoc
14-Jun-2011 02:43 PM

Broker News & Views

Citigroup has reiterated a hold rating on Lonmin, target price cut to 1,688p from 1,700p. HSBC has downgraded Johnson Matthey to neutral from overweight. Nomura reiterates buy on Imperial Tobacco Group, target price cut to 2350p from 2450p. Deutsche
14-Jun-2011 02:37 PM

KONE wins Seattle-Tacoma airport contract

KONE has won an order under the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport terminal escalator modernisation project. KONE will be providing a total of 44 escalators in the airport beginning in late July. The project is expected to be completed in June 2013.
14-Jun-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market GROUPE EUROTUNNEL S.A. ORD EUR0.4 7.42 15.76% EASTERN EUROPEAN TRUST PLC SUB SHS 15.75 6.78% CHINA GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PLC ORD 4.75 5.56% TRANSENSE TECHNOLOGIES PLC ORD 1P 3.75
14-Jun-2011 02:12 PM

Egdon reaches deal on three UK onshore licences

Egdon Resources has reached an agreement over three petroleum exploration and production licences - 180, 181 and 182 - and has assumed operatorship of PEDL180. Egdon said it had reached agreement with Europa Oil and Gas and Celtique Energie Petroleu
14-Jun-2011 02:02 PM

Work Group confident despite economic conditions

Work Group is confident about the full year despite the current economic conditions. Chairman Simon Howard told the annual general meeting: ""While current economic conditions make it difficult to forecast too far ahead, the trading performance
14-Jun-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1582.00 3.67% KAZAKHMYS PLC ORD 20P 1270.00 2.83% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 41.66 2.69% SCHRODERS PLC NON-VTG SHS £1 1308.00
14-Jun-2011 01:59 PM

MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat launch science and technology awards

MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat Communications, supported by Mindset Learn, have launched a pan-African student competition called the 'DStv Eutelsat Star Awards. The aim of the awards is to inspire innovative thinking among secondary and high-scho
14-Jun-2011 01:50 PM

P�yry will vigorously contest class action

P�yry will vigorously contest a class action complaint in Canada. P�yry said that Muddy Waters LLC has published a report in respect of Sino-Forest Corporation of Canada containing references to valuation services rendered by P�yry (Beijing) Consulting C
14-Jun-2011 01:43 PM

US core retail sales up 0.3%

US core retail sales - which excludes motor vehicles and parts - rose by 0.3% in May and were 8.2% up on a year ago, figures from the US Department of Commerce show. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...
14-Jun-2011 01:41 PM

US retail sales fall

Advance estimates of US retail and food services sales for May - adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences but not for price changes - fell by 0.2% to $387.1bn from the previous month, the US Department of Commerce said. B

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