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Proxama secures contract with South African Diners Club

Proxama secures contract with South African Diners Club

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Proxama jumped on Friday after the marketing and mobile payment solutions group announced a new contract with Diners Club. Diners Club, the South African franchise of the ... [more]

Chime Comms agrees takeover by WPP and US buyout firm

Chime Comms agrees takeover by WPP and US buyout firm

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Advertising giant WPP and US buyout firm Providence have signed a deal to buy London-listed Chime Communications for £374m. Shares in the sports marketing agency rose 4.56% on the n... [more]

Inspired Energy shares up post acquisition

Inspired Energy shares up post acquisition

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Inspired Energy were up after the energy consultant completed the purchase of Wholesale Power UK. At 1205 BST shares in the AIM-listed stock were up by 4.07% to 11.19p. I... [more]

Learning Tech shares fall on acquisition news

Learning Tech shares fall on acquisition news

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Learning Technologies Group fell after it said it would buy compliance specialist Eukleia in a deal worth up to £11m. The London-listed company said it would pay £6m in ca... [more]

easyHotel appoints new CEO

easyHotel appoints new CEO

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Hotel owner and operator easyHotel has appointed Guy Parsons as its new chief executive, the company said on Friday. Parsons, who has over 25 years of experience in the industry and... [more]

Impellam Group surges on higher profit and revenue

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Managed services and staffing company Impellam Group posted an increase in interim profit, driven by a sharp hike in revenue. The London-listed group reported a 40.5% year-on-year i... [more]

PeerTV says first orders for its new assembly line are progressing well

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - PeerTV said on Thursday its initial orders from two new customers are progressing according to schedule. The smart TV services company also said its Digitek unit received a new orde... [more]

Gem Diamonds' interim sales and output decline

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Diamond miner Gem Diamonds reported a decline in production and sales in the first half of the year. The London-listed company said it recovered 50,019 carats of diamonds in the fir... [more]

Jupiter Energy slides after shutting wells on oil price slump

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Oil exploration and production group Jupiter Energy made no sales in the second three months of the year after shutting its producing wells in February. The Australia-based group sa... [more]

Earthport partners with online payments service Stripe

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Payment network group Earthport has partnered with online payments platform Stripe. The partnership will provide foreign currency payment services, enabling clients to access one co... [more]

Arden Partners' interim loss widens on pipeline slowdown

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Institutional stockbroker Arden Partners reported said its interim loss widened on the back of slow delivery of its corporate pipeline. In the six months to 30 April, the London-lis... [more]

Kromek plunges after unveiling plans for placing

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares Kromek plunged over 15% on Thursday, after the radiation detection technology group unveiled plans to raise £11m via a discounted placing. The London-listed company said it i... [more]

Xchanging slumps after procurement impairment and CEO retirement

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Outsourcing company Xchanging shares fell sharply on Thursday as disappointing interim results were followed by the retirement of chief executive Ken Lever and a proposed restructur... [more]

Market Tech shares up despite acquisition delay

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Camden Market owner Market Tech rose after it confirmed a £31.1m property purchase was delayed. The AIM-listed stock rose by 1.47% to 232.38p at 1552 BST. Market Tech ann... [more]

Law Debenture Corp beats benchmarks, ups dividend

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investment trust Law Debenture Corp posted a 3.8% jump in net asset value total return in the first six months of the year. Shares in the global investment trust were up by 2.05% to... [more]

James Halstead results hit by strong pound, remains confident with outlook

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Commercial flooring manufacturer and distributor James Halstead said the strength of the sterling has hurt its second-half of the year. However, the group remains confident with its... [more]

CareTech shares up on acquisition and funding news

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in CareTech rose after the social care company said it was acquiring a Scotland based care provider and had extended loan facilities. At 1346 BST shares in the AIM-listed sto... [more]

1pm acquires MH Holdings for £12m

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Finance firm 1pm has acquired MH Holdings for £12m and plans to raise £7.3m in a placing of shares to fund the deal. MH Holdings is a provider of equipment finance and an equipment ... [more]

Unicorn ups portfolio value by 8.3%

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Venture Capitalist Trust Unicorn said its portfolio's net asset value was up 8.5% in the quarter to 30 June 2015 at £119.4 m. Unicorn, which holds a portfolio of AIM-listed stocks, ... [more]

Earthport opens office in Singapure to expand its fotoprint

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Earthport, a payment network group for cross border transactions, has chosen Singapore as its new regional base in Asia, as part of its expansion plans. The group said its new offic... [more]

Greencoat net asset value weakens off lower forecast power prices

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Windfarm investment trust Greencoat reported a fall in net asset value per share over the last six months, from 105.5p in the six months to December 2014 to 104.2p to June 2015. It ... [more]

Majestic Wine launches click & collect service for Naked Wine orders

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Majestic Wine has launched a click & collect service for its Naked Wines, an online crowd funded wine retailer. The new service follows a trial period in 22 stores in the UK, where ... [more]

Rightster Group's first half revenues rises 268%

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Rightster Group, a digital video distribution and monetisation network, said its net revenue during the first half of the year jumped 268% thanks to cost savings. Revenues increased... [more]

McColl's on track despite headwinds

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Convenience store business McColl's Retail boosted pre-tax profits to £7.6m from a loss of £4m for the same period last year. The company said it was pleased to hold gross profit ma... [more]

Petards posts H1 in line on higher margins

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Security and surveillance systems group Petards said its profits during the first half of the year were in line with expectations. Margins for the six months ended 30 June 2015, wer... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Expedia Inc. 118.46 10.08 16:05
Amgen Inc. 179.06 4.29 16:05
Netflix Inc. 114.66 2.78 16:05
Akamai Technologies Inc. 76.83 2.49 16:05
Priceline Group Inc 1,250.35 2.31 16:05

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 19.16 -3.72 16:05
Seagate Technology Plc 50.26 -2.00 16:05
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 197.49 -0.90 16:05
Apple Inc. 121.35 -0.83 16:05
Yahoo! Inc. 37.11 -0.83 16:05