Fibernet, the blue-sky digital network group, raised pounds 3m, placing shares through stockbroker Greig Middleton with institutions. The shares rose 7.5p to 192.5p. In January NatWest Securities suggested Fibernet could produce profits of pounds 17m next year.
Ahead of today's shareholders' meeting Greenalls edged forward 3.5p to 414p. Stockbroker Panmure Gordon has a 480p target for the hotels and pubs chain which, in some quarters, is seen as a takeover candidate.