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.
Olympic diver has made his modelling debut for Adidas
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Revealed after 75 years of secrecy: 'Fifi' the glamorous WW2 special agent who tested British spies' resolve
- 5 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair
Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
Scottish independence: Final opinion polls show undecided voters could swing result either way
Isis release 'Flames of War' video warning Obama of attacks troops could face in Iraq
Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair
Alan Henning: British Muslim leaders unite to urge Isis to release UK hostage
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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