Shares: Taking Stock

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Christopher Moore, chief executive of Torex Group, the computer software and services company, yesterday made almost pounds 200,000 by selling 300,000 shares at 72.5p each.

He said the money would be used to pay a personal tax bill. Mr Moore now controls 7.91 per cent of the company.

Camco Corporation got off to a roaring start in trading on Ofex.

The company, which is involved in commercial and industrial activities in Central Asia, leapt 34.5p to 104.5p.

Camco operates in particular in Kyrgyzstan, formerly part of the USSR.

It has permits for joint ventures with groups based in Kyrgyzstan to produce and distribute low technology goods.