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Standard Chartered's Byron Grote shows faith after shares slide

Standard Chartered's Byron Grote shows faith after shares slide

Fri, 31 October 2014

Standard Chartered non-executive director Byron Grote gave a show of support for the financial services group after its share price slumped. The director purchased 10,000 at 952.30p apiece, spending a... [more]

London close: FTSE ends session with modest gains

London close: FTSE ends session with modest gains

Thu, 30 October 2014

The top tier closed slightly higher on Thursday, as a strong performance by Smith & Nephew was offset by losses amongst the mining sector. The FTSE 100 ended the day 9.68 points higher than on the pre... [more]

Wandisco CFO sells shares post-exercise

Wandisco CFO sells shares post-exercise

Thu, 30 October 2014

In a quiet day for deals, chief financial officer of Wandisco, Paul Harrison, has sold 68,463 of the 138,784 shares which he received following their exercise. The disposal was made to fund the tax li... [more]

Alternative Networks chief sells nearly £1.5m-worth of shares

Alternative Networks chief sells nearly £1.5m-worth of shares

Wed, 29 October 2014

Communications group Alternative Networks announced on Wednesday that the previous day its chief executive officer had sold nearly £1.5m-worth of shares in the group. Edward Spurrier first sold 3.47m ... [more]

Lancaster family top up on DSL as year-end approaches

Lancaster family top up on DSL as year-end approaches

Tue, 28 October 2014

The family of Mark Lancaster, the chief executive of translation and localisation services provider SDL, has increased its stake in the company just over a week after the company's well-received third... [more]

CVS Group non-exec more than doubles stake

Mon, 27 October 2014

CVS Group said on Monday that one of its non-executive directors, Mike McCollum, more than doubled his stake in the veterinary services provider. McCollum bought 30,000 shares at 370p apiece, taking h... [more]

Ladbrokes chairman shows faith after shares fall

Fri, 24 October 2014

Peter Erskine, the chairman of gaming company Ladbrokes, on Friday lifted his holding in the bookmaker one day after it pulled out of its operations in Canada following tighter regulations on UK licen... [more]

Bioventix directors put shares up for sale to give hungry investors opportunity to buy

Thu, 23 October 2014

Two senior Bioventix directors have sold shares in the antibody development group in order to meet investor demand, it said on Thursday. Non-executive chairman Ian Nicholson sold 8,000 shares, while c... [more]

Travis Perkins divisional COO sells 5,200 shares

Wed, 22 October 2014

Andrew Harrison, the divisional chief operating officer of Travis Perkins, has reduced his stake in the group with the sale of 5,200 shares. The builder's merchant and home improvement retailer said H... [more]

New Asos COO picks up £0.5m of shares after results bounce

Tue, 21 October 2014

Asos'schief operating officer, Nick Beighton, who has been promoted or perhaps demoted from finance director after three profit warnings in the last seven months, increased his skin in the game with a... [more]

Advanced Oncotherapy non-exec adds one million shares

Mon, 20 October 2014

In a quiet day for deals, Enrico Vanni, a non-executive director of Advanced Oncotherapy, has added one million shares to his holding in the company. The 4.08p-a-share deal took Vanni's interest to 11... [more]

Matomy Media directors sell shares for Publicis Groupe to buy

Fri, 17 October 2014

The chairman and chief executive of Matomy Media have both sold shares as part of the company's recently agreed deal with Publicis Groupe, which is acquiring a 20% stake in the digital performance-bas... [more]

Ashmore's canny co-founder Booth sells down stake further

Thu, 16 October 2014

Company directors were in bargain-hunting mode on Thursday, with the exception of emerging market investment management group Ashmore, where one director and one departed founder both sold shares. Wit... [more]

Lee goes bargain hunting at Synthomer as yield adds attractions

Wed, 15 October 2014

Director Lee Hau Hian has bought a further raft of shares in FTSE 250 chemicals company Synthomer, after its shares had fallen to a 12-month low in the wake of mixed interim results recently. Lee, who... [more]

IQE directors go bargain hunting as wireless hits three-year low

Tue, 14 October 2014

Shares in Welsh semiconductor company IQE have surged on the back of some bullish director dealings by the company's senior executives. Chief executive Drew Nelson, chief financial officer Phil Rasmus... [more]

Ashtead non-exec sells stake worth £740,000

Mon, 13 October 2014

Michael Burrow, a non-executive director of equipment rental group Ashtead, has sold 80,000 shares in the FTSE 250-listed company. The 924p-a-share deal, which saw Burrow pocket a total of £739,200, c... [more]

Hikma non-exec sells 7,000 shares

Fri, 10 October 2014

Ronald Goode, a non-executive director at Hikma Pharmaceuticals, on Thursday traded in £129,640-worth of shares in the group. The move proved a fortunate one for Goode, as the company's share price f... [more]

Kromek non-exec takes stake in radiation detection firm

Thu, 09 October 2014

In a day that saw few director dealings announced, Charlotta Ginman-Jones, a non-executive director at Kromek, was revealed to have spent £16,287 on her first stake in the radiation detection technolo... [more]

Reed Elsevier's Wolfhart Hauser builds stake as Rotala chair sells 900,000 shares

Wed, 08 October 2014

Wolfhart Hauser, who joined the board of Reed Elsevier in early 2013, has spent £39,791 on building his stake in the business publishing group. The non-executive paid 968.87p apiece for 4,107 shares a... [more]

Cineworld chief spends £12m on shares

Tue, 07 October 2014

Moshe Greidinger, the chief executive officer of Cineworld, has added 3.64m shares to his holding in the cinema group. The shares were acquired in two tranches, with 2.3m purchased at 325.61p and the ... [more]

Bovis Homes chief adds 25,000 shares following news of CFO's plans for departure

Mon, 06 October 2014

Chief executive of Bovis Homes, David Ritchie, has bumped up his stake in the house builder with the addition of 25,000 shares. Taking his interest in the company to just above 146,000 shares, Ritchie... [more]

CEO of Somero Enterprises sells 1.4m shares

Fri, 03 October 2014

Jack Cooney, Somero Enterprise's chief executive officer has sold 1.4m shares in the surfacing group, equal to a 2.5% stake. The £1.81m deal reduced Cooney's stake in the group to 2.8m. The 128p apie... [more]

Vedanta Resources founder Agarwal snaps up £5m more shares

Thu, 02 October 2014

Vedanta Resources' billionaire founder and executive chairman, Anil Agarwal, took his stake in the London-listed, India-based mining and energy conglomerate to close to 70%. The metals magnate, who on... [more]

Central Asia Metals NXD sells 10 days before ex-divi date

Wed, 01 October 2014

Robert Cathery, a non-executive director of AIM miner Central Asia Metals sold £2.6m of shares at a price of 168.75p, a few days after the company put out its interim results and 10 days before the sh... [more]

TSB chairman opens account

Tue, 30 September 2014

Chairman of recently listed banking group TSB, Will Samuel, has added £118,959-worth of shares in the banking group. The 280.10p-a-share deal represents Samuel's first purchase in the group. Lloyds... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Barclays 240.80 8.20 16:59
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 388.00 6.21 17:03
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 409.20 4.74 16:48
St James's Place 742.50 4.56 16:59
ARM Holdings 875.00 4.35 16:59

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 3,678.00 -2.67 17:01
Fresnillo 695.00 -2.65 17:09
Direct Line Insurance Group 275.70 -1.95 17:01
TUI Travel 398.60 -0.55 17:01
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 154.80 -0.51 17:09