FTSE 250 movers: Capricorn Energy rallies; Baltic Classifieds falls again
London’s FTSE 250 was 0.7% firmer in afternoon trade on Tuesday at 21,598.73.
National and regional news publisher Reach was the standout gainer on the index.
Elsewhere, Capricorn Energy gained as it said it was "very encouraged" by the initial operating performance of its newly-acquired Western Desert Assets in Egypt, with production growth ahead of expectations.
Baltic Classifieds Group was in the red again after funds advised by Apax Partners LLP on Friday sold a 7% stake in the company for around £78m.
FTSE 250 - Risers
Reach (RCH) 252.50p 6.09%
Impax Environmental Markets (IEM) 438.00p 5.67%
Harbour Energy (HBR) 348.40p 5.58%
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust (USA) 224.00p 5.16%
Herald Investment Trust (HRI) 2,025.00p 5.03%
Smithson Investment Trust (SSON) 1,642.00p 4.99%
Capricorn Energy (CNE) 196.00p 4.98%
Auction Technology Group (ATG) 1,110.00p 4.91%
Allianz Technology Trust (ATT) 267.00p 4.71%
PureTech Health (PRTC) 269.50p 4.66%
FTSE 250 - Fallers
Baltic Classifieds Group (BCG) 173.50p -3.34%
Coats Group (COA) 63.20p -2.62%
Contour Global (GLO) 178.80p -2.61%
Homeserve (HSV) 758.00p -2.38%
Vistry Group (VTY) 981.20p -2.37%
Provident Financial (PFG) 313.60p -2.31%
Syncona Limited NPV (SYNC) 178.40p -2.30%
Ibstock (IBST) 191.00p -2.20%
Redrow (RDW) 589.40p -2.09%
Network International Holdings (NETW) 267.70p -2.01%