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Gautham Menon

New product investment tips Zoo Digital into red

Fri, 29 August 2014

Investment in new products and a refocusing of the business have forced online media production service and software firm Zoo Digital into the red. Zoo Digital blamed major investment in new subtitli... [more]

Pan African Resources, mining

Lower grade gold hits Pan African Resources

Fri, 29 August 2014

Gold miner Pan African Resources (PAF) blamed low-grade gold ore and a one-off gain on an acquisition last year for a profit warning. PAF said 2014 full year earnings per share (EPS) in both South Af... [more]

Victoria; floor coverings; carpets; consumer goods

Buoyant UK home market and consumer confidence lift Victoria

Fri, 29 August 2014

The buoyant British housing market and a consumer feel-good factor have helped carpet and floor-covering maker Victoria to move into the black. Victoria said it had benefited from signs of increased ... [more]

office

Office2Office revenue down 4% due to reduced customer demand

Thu, 28 August 2014

Services company Office2office saw its revenue and profit go down in the first-half of the year due to changes in customers buying behaviour. The company's revenue was down 4% at £114.6m compare... [more]

Berendsen; support services; laundry; cleaning

Snoozebox confirms talk of Russia World Cup deal

Thu, 28 August 2014

Temporary hotel accommodation provider Snoozebox has confirmed rumours that it is set to provide hotel rooms for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Snoozebox, which provides easy-assembly portable buildin... [more]

Monitise bounces on IBM mobile banking collaboration

Wed, 27 August 2014

Shares in mobile money expert Monitise fizzed higher on news of a deepening relationship with IBM. The pair announced a global digital commerce and resourcing alliance, where 'Big Blue' will sell its... [more]

Target Healthcare acquires newly built carehome for £5.1m

Wed, 27 August 2014

Target Healthcare, a specialist investor in UK care homes, has acquired a modern, purpose-built care home in York for £5.1m. The short-term loan facility provided to the home's operator, Ideal C... [more]

Churchill China cashes in on eating-out trend

Wed, 27 August 2014

More people are eating out as the UK economy improves, helping Churchill China to serve up higher half-year profits and dividends. Churchill said its hospitality business, which supplies crockery to ... [more]

Asos shares surge on takeover talk

Wed, 27 August 2014

Shares in online retailer Asos surged on Wednesday amid rumours it could become a takeover target. The stock jumped 310p or 13.2% to 2658p by 11:22 in London, building on Tuesday's rise, as traders c... [more]

Atlantis Resources signs £7.5m deal with Britain's Energy Technologies Institute

Tue, 26 August 2014

Renewable energy developer Atlantis Resources has been awarded a two-year deal worth £7.5m with Britain's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure in Sc... [more]

Bioquell sees revenues fall due to "extremely tough" first-half

Tue, 26 August 2014

Bioquell, a bio-contamination control company, saw its first-half revenues fall to £20.7m from £21.2m last year due to problems in its Bio division. The company said it faced difficulties i... [more]

FinnAust Mining's annual loss widens £2m

Tue, 26 August 2014

Finland and Austria-focused miner Finnaust Mining saw its loss for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 rise to £2.4m from £400,786 in the same period a year earlier. The company, which is... [more]

Bowleven extends farm-out long-stop date by two months

Tue, 26 August 2014

AIM-listed oil and gas group Bowleven has extended its completion date of the Lukoil/NewAge Etinde farm-out agreement by two months to 31 October, enabling a few remaining conditions to be satisfied. ... [more]

Circle Oil strikes oil off Tunisian coast

Tue, 26 August 2014

Middle East and Africa oil & gas company Circle Oil has struck oil off the coast of Tunisia. Circle said it had made a potentially large discovery at its El Mediouni-1 well in the north central a... [more]

Coal of Africa raises £38m for mining projects

Tue, 26 August 2014

South African miner Coal of Africa has done deals to raise up to £38.2m in a share issue, lifting its shares. Coal of Africa, which has several sites in Limpopo province, has reached conditional... [more]

Magnolia Petroleum shares rise on production bounce

Fri, 22 August 2014

Shares in Magnolia Petroleum leapt after the US oil & gas explorer said its daily production had risen more than 70% in just three months. Magnolia said an independent production report had shown... [more]

Aga reduces losses after revenue rises

Fri, 22 August 2014

Traditional cooker maker Aga Rangemaster rustled up a 3.3% rise in first half revenue, which helped to reduce losses and put it on track for "strong" annual profit growth. Aga, promoted by model Dais... [more]

Bid battle breaks out for Hyder Consulting

Fri, 22 August 2014

A bid battle has broken out for design and engineering group Hyder Consultancy after a Dutch group trumped a £268.1m bid by Japanese engineering consultant Nippon Koei. Arcadis UK Investments BV... [more]

London Mining cuts production forecasts due to Ebola virus

Thu, 21 August 2014

Sierra Leone iron ore explorer London Mining has cut production forecasts and put aside about $5m in costs due to disruption caused by the Ebola virus. London Mining reported a 24% rise in first half... [more]

Beowulf Mining raising £2m after unveiling promising drilling results

Thu, 21 August 2014

AIM and Sweden-listed iron play Beowulf Mining has agreed to raise £1.6m from institutions and its major shareholder, with plans to raise a further £0.4m in an open offer to retail investors... [more]

Tanfield losses rise but group positive about future investments

Thu, 21 August 2014

Electric vehicle investor Tanfield Group stayed upbeat about prospects for its businesses despite a rise in first half pre-tax losses. Tanfield said Snorkel International Holdings was doing well and ... [more]

Bioventix signs deal to end dispute with Diasource

Thu, 21 August 2014

Bioventix, an AIM-listed company focused on the development of anti-bodies, has signed an agreement to license intellectual property owned by Belgian company Diasource ImmunoAssays. The two groups ha... [more]

EVO Business Supplies announces Office2Office takeover

Thu, 21 August 2014

Office2Office, the Norwich-based provider of business supplies, has announced it has accepted a takeover offer by EVO Business Supplies worth approximately £19.1m, sending shares soaring on Thurs... [more]

Tangent Comms slides on profit warning

Thu, 21 August 2014

Tangent Communications, the provider of online printing and digital marketing, has announced its profits for the six months to 28 August will fall below market expectations. The AIM-listed company sa... [more]

Rare Earth Minerals sees "excellent progress" at Mexican lithium project

Thu, 21 August 2014

Minerals investment and development company Rare Earth Minerals (REM) made "excellent progress" in Mexico as its part-owned Sonora lithium project works towards commercialisation. REM, which has a to... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Fresnillo 962.00 2.29 16:59
AstraZeneca 4,567.00 1.95 17:07
RSA Insurance Group 458.20 1.91 17:07
St James's Place 717.00 1.85 17:05
Randgold Resources Ltd. 5,085.00 1.60 17:07

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesco 229.95 -6.64 17:07
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 177.50 -5.03 17:07
Sainsbury (J) 290.30 -4.35 17:09
CRH 1,397.00 -2.03 17:05
Marks & Spencer Group 429.90 -1.87 17:07