SHARES AND MARKET REPORT: MARKET MOVERS
Wednesday 02 February 2005
bBP 537p (up 14p, 2.7 per cent). Citigroup upgrades its stance to "buy" from "hold".
bBarclays 597.5p (up 15.5p, 2.7 per cent). Big speculation continues to drive the stock.
bGroup 4 Securicor 140.5p (up 6.5p, 4.9 per cent). Buys OneService, the California-based shipper of diamonds and jewellery, for pounds 8.5m.
bEuropa Oil & Gas 36.5p (up 6.75p, 22.3 per cent). Bullish drilling update from its site in Romania excites.
bEicom 1.05p (up 0.18p, 20.7 per cent). Buys the Performance Channel from Daily Mail & General Trust for pounds 365,000.
bTadpole Technology 8.12p (up 1.25p, 18.2 per cent). Boasts that its Endeavors unit has won a contract worth $2.8m.
bSymphony Plastic 19.75p (up 3p, 17.9 per cent). Unveils a distribution deal in Canada.
bMurchison United 3.9p (up 0.58p, 17.5 per cent). Denies speculation that it is about to make a major acquisition.
bRaft International 12.37p (up 1.5p, 13.8 per cent). Wins a large order for its credit risk management software.
bTeather & Greenwood 73.5p (up 5p, 7.3 per cent). Agrees to 75p a share bid from the Icelandic bank Landsbanki.
nVirgin Mobile 246p (down 19p, 7.2 per cent). The latest suscriber figures from the group disappoint the City.
nWoolworths 48p (down 1.5p, 3.0 per cent). Deutsche Bank says it is sceptical that the retailer will be taken over.
nCarpetright 1,135p (down 25p, 2.2 per cent). The latest trading statement from the carpets retailer fails to excite.
nEmpire Interactive 6.62p (down 2.25p, 25.3 per cent). One of the group's biggest shareholders sells his stake .
nEpic Group 80.5p (down 9.5p, 10.6 per cent). Altium Securities downgrades its rating to "hold" from "buy" after a profits warning.
nNew Media Industries 2.62p (down 1.13p, 30.1 per cent). First-half losses widen to pounds 1.1m from pounds 163,000 previously.
nBede 57p (down 1.5p, 2.5 per cent). Profits taking after trading statement.
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 3 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Greece elections: Greek PM Alexis Tsipras takes aim at 'neo-liberal' Europe as country gears up for prolonged austerity battle
Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary: Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
Prince Philip set to be knighted by Australia: Celebrate by reading his greatest gaffes
New York snow: Winter Storm Juno downgraded as 'one of the largest snowstorms in history' fails to show
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
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