Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

Recent News

Monday 05 December, 2011

05-Dec-2011 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.00 6.34% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 22.77 5.27% MAN GROUP PLC USD0.03428571 146.25 2.70% HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC ORD 10P 100.90
05-Dec-2011 05:00 PM

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

PLUS Market Oriental City Group Plc 20.50 8100.00% Mastermailer Holdings PLC 80.00 4155.32% Saregama plc 8.25 1550.00% GALILEO RESOURCES PLC 14.00
05-Dec-2011 04:30 PM

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

Overall Market COSALT PLC ORD 1P 0.24 26.32% OMG PLC ORD 0.25P 20.00 14.29% IMPAX ASIAN ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS P 6.25 10.04% RUBICON DIVERSIFIED INVESTMENTS PLC 8.00
05-Dec-2011 04:15 PM

DP World to boost Jebel Ali by 4m TEU

DP World plans to expand its flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional 4 million TEU capacity giving it a total capacity of 19 million TEU by 2014. DP World will be investing around $850m over three years adapting 1,860 metres of quays
05-Dec-2011 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.41 7.96% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 22.97 6.20% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 17.13 5.68% VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC ORD USD0.10 1120.00
05-Dec-2011 03:46 PM

The Weather Lottery expects £740,000 loss

Lottery and and gaming company The Weather Lottery expects pre-tax losses of £740,000 for the year to the end of July. This follows a first half loss of £321,000 and full year losses of £77,000 last time. The company has previously announced that the up
05-Dec-2011 03:30 PM

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

Overall Market COSALT PLC ORD 1P 0.27 42.11% CSCAPE GROUP PLC ORD 10P 19.50 11.43% BOTSWANA DIAMONDS PLC ORD 1P 4.00 10.50% CREAT RESOURCES HOLDINGS LD ORD NPV 1.87
05-Dec-2011 03:07 PM

US factory orders down 0.4%

New orders for US manufactured goods fell by $1.6bn or 0.4% in October to $450.0bn, the US Department of Commerce said today (5 December). This follows a 0.1% decrease in September. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.2%. Story provided
05-Dec-2011 03:05 PM

ISM services index falls

Economic activity in the US non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 24th consecutive month but at a slower rate, latest figures from the Institute for Supply Management show. Chairman of the ISM's non-manufacturing business survey committe
05-Dec-2011 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.50 8.31% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 22.95 6.10% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 17.12 5.61% CABLE & WIRELESS WORLDWIDE PLC ORD 17.39
05-Dec-2011 02:56 PM

Cash withdrawals up 11% in countdown to Christmas

Withdrawals through LINK - the UK cash machine network - rose to £2,592m in the week ending 4 December - 11% up on the corresponding period last year. The largest daily year-on-year increases were on Wednesday (30 November) and Thursday (1 December) whi
05-Dec-2011 02:53 PM

Many firms not prepared for pension changes, says CIPD

Many organisations are not taking a proactive approach to preparing for the auto-enrolment pension scheme, a survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development shows. HR professionals are warned against assuming that this is another departmen
05-Dec-2011 02:46 PM

Citizens Advice and Barclaycard team up to avoid 'debt hangover'

Barclaycard and Citizens Advice have teamed up to help people avoid a Christmas debt hangover. This follows research by Barclaycard which shows that 44% of people have not budgeted or saved in advance for Christmas this year. The research finds that old
05-Dec-2011 02:35 PM

Wolters Kluwer Health takes over Medknow PVT

Wolters Kluwer Health has acquired Medknow PVT, a leading scientific, technical and medical journal publishing operation headquartered in Mumbai, India and one of the largest open access publishers in the world. The acquisition expands Wolters Kluwer H
05-Dec-2011 02:30 PM

Broker News & Views

Panmure Gordon downgrades Bellway from buy to hold, target unchanged at 768p. Numis upgrades Pace from reduce to hold, target price cut from 70p to 60p. Collins Stewart downgrades Michael Page International from hold to sell, target price cut from 380p t
05-Dec-2011 02:30 PM

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

Overall Market CREIGHTONS PLC ORD 1P 1.87 15.43% NOSTRA TERRA OIL AND GAS COMPANY PL 0.46 15.00% LIVERMORE INVESTMENTS GROUP LIMITED 13.12 11.66% CREAT RESOURCES HOLDINGS LD ORD NPV 1.87
05-Dec-2011 02:25 PM

Taneco gets licence to operate production facilities

Taneco - a 91% subsidiary of Tatneft - has received a licence from the state technical supervision authority to operate hazardous production facilities. It was further announced that TANECO was included into the official list of refineries of the Rus
05-Dec-2011 02:20 PM

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust lages benchmark

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust's net asset value fell by 4.4% in the three months to the end of November. This compares with a 2.7% drop in its benchmark, TOPIX total return (in sterling terms). The share price fell by 4.8% during the period. At 2
05-Dec-2011 02:07 PM

City job vacancies fall 16%

The number of new City job vacancies fell a further 16% in November, according to financial services recruitment firm Astbury Marsden. It says approximately 2,670 City jobs were created in November compared with 3,160 in October. Astbury Marsden expla
05-Dec-2011 02:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 14:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.93 10.00% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 22.89 5.83% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 17.06 5.24% SCHRODERS PLC VTG SHS £1 1423.00
05-Dec-2011 01:42 PM

Ryanair traffic figures down 8%

Ryanair's passenger figures fell by 8% in November after the airline kept up to 80 aircraft on the ground due to to higher oil prices. Ryanair carried 4.68 million passengers during the month compared with 5.06 million a year ago. The load factor w
05-Dec-2011 01:30 PM

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

Overall Market SOFIA PROPERTY FUND LD ORD NPV 0.75 50.00% ABBEYCREST PLC ORD 1P 1.87 35.51% WARNER ESTATE HOLDINGS PLC ORD 5P 2.22 20.00% CREIGHTONS PLC ORD 1P 1.87
05-Dec-2011 01:06 PM

ENRC and MMK settle dispute

Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation and Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works have amicably settled a legal dispute and waived mutual claims against each other. ENRC has dropped its claims against MMK and called off the asset freezing order that was issued
05-Dec-2011 01:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 13:00

FTSE 100 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC ORD 10P 27.74 9.26% ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC OR 22.85 5.64% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC ORD EUR0.10 16.72 3.15% BT GROUP PLC ORD 5P 191.05
05-Dec-2011 12:50 PM

Brokers' round-up, downgrades for Michael Page and Hays

Collins Stewart downgrades Michael Page International from hold to sell, target price cut from 380p to 310p. Panmure Gordon downgrades Hays from buy to hold, target price cut from 100p to 71p. Peel Hunt upgrades Beazley from hold to buy, target price ra

a d v e r t i s e m e n t