Solitaire, a property management group, placed at 148p closed at 182.5p. Metalsrussia, a steel supplier, ended at 70.5p following an introduction.
Emerald Energy, seeking oil in Columbia, held at 5.25p. Mercury Asset Management has nudged its interest from 10.3 per cent to 10.62 per cent.
Display IT, once the Ofex wonder stock, has had its share trading facility withdrawn.