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Global Energy Development at 10-year low as oil price slumps

Global Energy Development at 10-year low as oil price slumps

Mon, 26 January 2015

Global Energy Development saw shares hit a 10-year low after sliding oil prices hit its reserves valuation and prompted the write-down of assets in the Bocachico contract area. Lower oil prices call... [more]

Flybe fails to cash in on falling oil prices, shares nosedive

Flybe fails to cash in on falling oil prices, shares nosedive

Mon, 26 January 2015

Flybe shares were hit hard as the company admitted that the oil price slump would do little to ease costs because the budget carrier is locked into a contract for the remainder of 2015. While rival ... [more]

Quindell confirms negotiations with Slater & Gordon

Quindell confirms negotiations with Slater & Gordon

Thu, 22 January 2015

Insurance firm Quindell has confirmed that law firm Slater & Gordon has opened negotiations to buy one of its "operating divisions". The unit is thought to be the AIM-listed group's legal services arm... [more]

Chemring FY revenue plunges amid defence budget cuts

Chemring FY revenue plunges amid defence budget cuts

Thu, 22 January 2015

Government cuts to their military spending and falling demand saw defence group Chemring's full-year revenues decline as losses widened. In the year ended 31 October, revenue declined to £474.9m from ... [more]

NCC's first-half revenues up thanks to 'stand-out performance' in US

NCC's first-half revenues up thanks to "stand-out performance" in US

Thu, 22 January 2015

Information assurance start-up firm NCC Group said its half-year revenues jumped thanks to a strong performance in its assurance and Escrow divisions. Revenues were up 15% to £62.3m on the back of dec... [more]

Quindell bounds higher on Australian rumors

Thu, 22 January 2015

Shares in Quindell were higher on Thursday after rumours mounted that the outsourcing company was poised to offload its legal services division to Australian law firm Slater & Gordon. As Quindell gene... [more]

Monitise begins strategic review after profit warning

Thu, 22 January 2015

Mobile banking technology provider Monitise could put itself up for sale after warning that sales growth would be flat in the full year. The AIM-listed company, which is in the midst of transforming i... [more]

Hydrogen Group on track to meet FY expectations after cutting costs

Tue, 20 January 2015

Recruitment group Hydrogen Group said it was on track to meet full-year expectations, after reporting an improved trading improvement for the second half of the year. Fee income fell in the second hal... [more]

IQE shares leap after firm says it's on track to meet FY targets

Tue, 20 January 2015

Good trading performances in the second half of 2014 have placed semiconductor materials manufacturer IQE on track to meet market expectations for the full year. The group said it expects revenue for ... [more]

NCC acquires Belgium-based ORG for just under £15m

Tue, 20 January 2015

Manchester-based online security and assurance group NCC Group has acquired Open Registry Group (ORG) for up to £14.9m. The Belgium and Luxembourg-based firm, an independent group of domain service fi... [more]

Real Good Food completes £4m Rainbow Dust acquisition

Tue, 20 January 2015

Bakery products manufacturer and supplier Real Good Food (RGF) has looked to cement its position in the increasing "global phenomenon" of cake decoration with the £4m acquisition of Lancashire-based c... [more]

Serabi soars as it expects 2014 shortfall to be swiftly recovered this year

Tue, 20 January 2015

Gold developer Serabi Gold delivered good news to its shareholders on Tuesday, after saying that it expected the shortfall in gold production to be quickly recovered in 2015. Total gold production for... [more]

Servelec encouraged by outlook as first half hits target

Tue, 20 January 2015

Software group Servelec said its full-year results will be in line with expectations thanks to growth in its automation and healthcare sectors. The healthcare division won 20 new tenders in the UK, cr... [more]

NAHL shares up thanks to "very encouraging" first year on AIM

Tue, 20 January 2015

NAHL Group, owner of National Accident Helpline personal injury brand, said its profits during the second half of the year were "slightly ahead" of current market expectations. Revenues for the full y... [more]

Amphion Innovations' part-owned partner lines up AIM flotation

Mon, 19 January 2015

Amphion Innovations, a developer of medical and technology businesses, announced its part-owned US partner Motif BioSciences will merge with a private company. The private company holds the intellectu... [more]

Victoria Oil & Gas completes Cameroon pipeline ahead of schedule

Mon, 19 January 2015

Victoria Oil & Gas has completed laying the gas pipeline to the boundaries of two ENEO power stations at Bassa and Logbaba ahead of schedule, the firm said on Monday. Gaz du Cameroun said the pipeline... [more]

Off-licence chain Conviviality Retail enjoys strong Christmas sales

Mon, 19 January 2015

Off-licence and convenience chain Conviviality Retail increased its profits by 46.7% during the first half of the year and reported a strong Christmas period despite a challenging market. Last year's ... [more]

Mosman increases offer for MEO Australia takeover

Mon, 19 January 2015

Mosman Oil & Gas has announced it has increased the amount it will pay for its proposed takeover of MEO Australia. Mosman has increased the all paper offer payable to MEO shareholders to one share for... [more]

IQE renews $50m epiwafer contract for wireless customer

Mon, 19 January 2015

IQE, a supplier of advanced semiconductor wafers, on Monday renewed a long-term supply contract worth $50m with an unnamed customer. The new contract is to supply wafer products used in wireless appli... [more]

Finsbury Food sales rise, boosted by Disney's Frozen cakes

Mon, 19 January 2015

Finsbury Food, the bread and cake baker, served up higher interim sales thanks to an especially strong performance from cake, a good Christmas period and a recovery in export markets. In the six month... [more]

Tangiers Petroleum boasts 'best of breed' Alaskan shale oil find

Mon, 19 January 2015

Shares in Tangiers Petroleum leapt after it revealed a "best of breed" shale oil find in Alaska at its majority owned Icewine project. The AIM oil tiddler said an independent resource report had ident... [more]

Thorntons issues mixed messages on second quarter sales

Mon, 19 January 2015

Chocolatier Thorntons shrugged off the disappointment of falling commercial sales over Christmas by gorging on the "oustanding" sales from its own shops. Management blamed "challenges" at two of its m... [more]

Petroceltic International raises 2014 guidance and reassures about gas prices

Thu, 15 January 2015

Europe- and North Africa-focused oil and gas group Petroceltic International has raised its production guidance for 2014 and reassured that most of its output is tied to fixed-price gas contracts. On ... [more]

Blur Group interim in line with market expectations

Thu, 15 January 2015

E-commerce company Blur Group said it expects its full-year results to be in line with market forecasts. Blur announced in its report that it has enough cash resources to keep positive cash flow and p... [more]

Braemar Shipping enjoys fall in oil prices at shipbroking division

Thu, 15 January 2015

Shares in Braemar Shipping Services on Thursday rose after the company said its shipbroking division saw an improvement in its performance during the last quarter. The company said the merger of ACM S... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Centrica 282.70 4.16 17:02
Randgold Resources Ltd. 5,595.00 2.66 17:11
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 561.00 2.19 16:57
SSE 1,545.00 1.91 17:00
easyJet 1,789.00 1.88 17:02

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
TUI AG Reg Shs (Post- 16/12/14)(DI) 1,132.00 -3.33 17:01
Weir Group 1,640.00 -2.79 16:51
Intertek Group 2,268.00 -2.70 17:08
Rolls-Royce Holdings 879.00 -2.66 17:10
ITV 225.90 -2.50 17:01