Market Report: Taking Stock
Friday 27 February 1998
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.
- 1 Top 20 misconceptions people believe are true
- 2 'We're not heroes, just tourists': Swedish police officers on holiday stop vicious assault on New York subway
- 3 Black Mass trailer: Johnny Depp might have started making good films again
- 4 Jacob Lescenski and Anthony Martinez: Straight student asks gay friend to High School prom and makes a million Twitter friends
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
Top 20 misconceptions people believe are true
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Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
Rupert Murdoch berated Sun journalists for not doing enough to attack Ed Miliband and stop him winning the general election
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