Pex, the struggling sock maker, slipped to 2.75p after confirming a pounds 1m cash call. It is making a one-for-four rights issue at 3p and buying Sockwise, which is in receivership.
Dealings are due to start on Ofex today in Supreme Plastics. The shares were placed at 65p to raise pounds 266,000, capitalising the company at pounds 6.8m.
Utility Cable, responsible for laying many of the nation's television cables, is thought to be negotiating a deal with Energis. UC shares rose 1.25p to 6.75p; Energis was up 64p to 516.5p.