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Premier African Minerals hires mining funding veteran

Premier African Minerals hires mining funding veteran

Fri, 27 February 2015

The hiring of mining veteran Michael Foster by AIM-listed Premier African Minerals has been hailed by analysts at Shore Capital. Foster, who founded AIM-quoted ZincOx Resources and is a current direct... [more]

Quindell drops after it asks shareholders to be patient with review

Quindell drops after it asks shareholders to be patient with review

Fri, 27 February 2015

Insurance claims processor Quindell saw its shares slip on Friday after it asked its shareholders to be patient while it completes an independent review. The London-listed group, whose share lost 90% ... [more]

Optos soars on takeover offer from Japanese giant Nikon

Optos soars on takeover offer from Japanese giant Nikon

Fri, 27 February 2015

Retinal imaging company Optos has recommended a £259m cash offer from Japanese giant Nikon. The 340p-a-share cash offer values the London-listed company 30% premium to Thursday night's closing price. ... [more]

First Derivatives acquires Prelytix for £13m

First Derivatives acquires Prelytix for £13m

Thu, 26 February 2015

Software group First Derivatives has completed the acquisition of US-based data analysts Prelytix for £13m. First Derivatives, whose customers include investment banks, brokers and hedge funds, said t... [more]

Reach4entertainment in bank talks after warning on 2015 results

Reach4entertainment in bank talks after warning on 2015 results

Thu, 26 February 2015

Theatrical and film marketing group Reach4entertainment (r4e) has warned that it has begun discussions with its bank and warned that results in 2015 will be lower than in 2014. The AIM-listed company,... [more]

Caza Oil plunges after terminating Clayton Williams deal

Thu, 26 February 2015

Oil explorer Caza Oil and Gas said it has terminated its farm-out and exploration deal with Clayton Williams Energy Inc by mutual agreement. The companies had agreed to develop land in Texas owned by ... [more]

Outsourcery soars on NHS contract win

Thu, 26 February 2015

Cloud service provider Outsorcery has won a contract to supply a cloud computing platform to Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The contract, the first that the Manchester-based group has won ... [more]

Monitise jumps on contract wins

Thu, 26 February 2015

Mobile banking software group Monitise shares jumped on Thursday, after the company won two major multi-year, "multi-million dollar" contract wins. The group did not disclose the value of the contract... [more]

Digital Barriers tanks on warning of wider losses

Thu, 26 February 2015

Defence group Digital Barriers tanked on Thursday, after the company warned losses for the year would be wider than forecast. Although revenues for the year to 31 March should be higher than the £19m ... [more]

Tungsten Corp moves to reassure investors

Wed, 25 February 2015

Electronic invoicing group Tungsten Corporation has reassured investors by saying it remained confident about its long term future. On Tuesday, shares in the company lost almost 20% after a number of ... [more]

Easdale steps down from Rangers' board

Wed, 25 February 2015

James Easdale has stepped down from his role as Rangers director after fans of the Glasgow club made clear they did not want the bus tycoon on the board. Easdale, was among the four directors who face... [more]

Quindell rises on rumours of full takeover by Slater Gordon

Wed, 25 February 2015

Shares in insurance outsourcer Quindell advanced further on Wednesday after rumours grew louder that Australian law firm Slater & Gordon (SGH) was contemplating a full takeover. The potential deal was... [more]

Avingtrans energy division 'severely challenged' by oil price fall

Wed, 25 February 2015

Shares in component manufacturer for the medical, energy, industrial and aerospace sectors Avingtrans fell 9.5% on Wednesday due to forecasts of aerospace customer reductions and the decline of oil pr... [more]

TyraTech's distribution swells with new UK pharmacy deals, shares rise

Wed, 25 February 2015

TyraTech will expand its Vamousse distribution network in the UK after announcing new deals with Lloyds Pharmacy and Day Lewis Pharmacy. The chains will join Boots, Superdrug, Sainsbury, Tesco and Row... [more]

Driver Group falls on contract delays and cancellations

Wed, 25 February 2015

Driver Group chairman Alan McClue, warned that the construction and engineering consultancy will fall short of its annual expectations because of contract delays and cancellations. Late in 2014, the g... [more]

RTC steams ahead after winning five-year Network Rail deal

Wed, 25 February 2015

RTC Group shares soared 40% after the business services provider won a deal worth between £80m and £100m to provide staff to Network Rail. Ganymede Solutions, RTC's subsidiary, will provide contingent... [more]

Coms tanks as it warns of substantial annual loss

Wed, 25 February 2015

Cloud based telephony services provider Coms has warned it will report a substantial loss for the year to 31 January. The AIM group said that while the increase in revenue reported in the six months t... [more]

Dolphin Capital soars after unveiling new strategy

Wed, 25 February 2015

Real estate investment company Dolphin Capital has unveiled plans to reassess its strategy as it looks to narrow the discount of its share price to net asset value and speed up returns to shareholders... [more]

San Leon Energy unveils first commercially viable gas find

Wed, 25 February 2015

After numerous false starts and lack of delivery, oil exploration group San Leon Energy has claimed it may have found its first commercial gas discovery. San Leon has unveiled test results that it bel... [more]

Irish 10-year government bond yield drops below 1%

Wed, 25 February 2015

On Wednesday morning the yield on Irish 10-year sovereign bonds dipped below 1% for the first time on record. That came despite what some market commentary described as a speech from US Federal reserv... [more]

Kuala knows of no reason for share price increase

Tue, 24 February 2015

Shares in equity investment company Kuala fell 10% on Tuesday after saying it does not see any specific reason for the recent increase in its share price. The company said that while it is still "acti... [more]

New World Oil and Gas shares drop despite license extension

Tue, 24 February 2015

New World Oil and Gas said on Monday it has been granted an additional extension on its Danish licenses to 15 March. The company, which holds 25% in the Danica Jutland and Danica Resouces projects, sa... [more]

Clear Leisure leaps on Italian theme park developments

Tue, 24 February 2015

Shares in AIM tiddler Clear Leisure soared from their miniscule base on encouraging news about the valuation of its investment in an Italian theme park company and potential interested buyers for some... [more]

Crawshaw promises meaty results for full year

Tue, 24 February 2015

Butcher-shop group Crawshaw has lifted its profit guidance for the full year, and will later this week welcome a new chief executive poached from Lidl. The AIM-listed "meat-focused retailer", said it ... [more]

Bowleven jumps after $250m Etinde project gets approval

Tue, 24 February 2015

Exploration and development group Bowleven has said the approval from the President of Cameroon for its proposed deal to sell a stake in its Etinde project to LUKOIL and NewAge has now been formalised... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Hargreaves Lansdown 1,162.00 2.83 16:14
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 377.10 2.70 16:14
Barclays 263.05 2.39 16:14
British Land Co 843.50 1.81 16:14
Carnival 2,971.00 1.68 16:13

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tullow Oil 358.10 -7.54 16:14
Shire Plc 5,155.00 -2.27 16:14
Royal Dutch Shell 'B' 2,160.00 -2.06 16:14
Rolls-Royce Holdings 933.00 -1.69 16:14
Randgold Resources Ltd. 5,100.00 -1.54 16:13