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Risers & Fallers: DRS Data, Gem Diamonds, Kaz Minerals, PHSC, Vast Resources

Musical chairs in the Vast Resources but the stock market likes the music
Directors' chairs
Changes are afoot in the Vast board room

Below are some of the main news-driven share price changes at 3.15pm.

RISERS

Vast Resources PLC (LON:VAST), up 8.6%. See Shares in Vast Resources boom after it announces boardroom reshuffle

Kaz Minerals (LON:KAZ), up 8.6%. Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to ‘outperform’ with a price target of 250p after yesterday’s interims.

888 Holdings Public Company (LON:888), up 5.6%. The market has responded positively to the decision to withdraw the proposed bid (not under starter’s orders) for bookie William Hill.

FALLERS

PHSC PLC (LON:PHSC), down 7.4%. The health & safety consulting company has placed shares at a discount to raise £350,000.

DRS Data & Research Services PLC (LON:DRS), down 9.5%. It was announced yesterday that the agreed offer from AQA had received acceptances from holders of 88.5% of DRS’s share capital.

Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD), down 2.4%. RBC downgraded the shares to ‘sector perform’ from ‘outperform’ after the company’s trading update earlier this week.  


Below are some of the main news-driven share price changes at 1.30pm.

RISERS

StratMin Global Resources PLC (LON:STGR), up 25%. Investors look forward to the pending completion of a A$15.25mln asset sale.

Polo Resources Limited (LON:POL), up 10%. See Polo's investee company Blackham raises funds

BowLeven PLC (LON:BLVN), up 9.2%. The Africa focused oil and gas exploration group said the board has approved a US$10mln share buyback programme.

FALLERS

Work Group Plc (LON:WORK), down 35%. The shares returned from suspension as the personnel company posted its results for 2015.

Independent Oil and Gas PLC (LON:IOG), down 15%. See IOG: Skipper exploration draws a blank

Golden Prospect Precious Metals Limited (LON:GPM), down 3.7%. The company announced its net asset value per share was 60.65p, prompting the shares to fall 2.05p to 54.83p.


Below are some of the main news-driven share price changes at 8.45am

RISERS

Immedia Group PLC (LON:IME) up  27% to 42.50p, after its Subway radio station was reportedly taking off faster than expected.

Infrastrata PLC (LON:INFA) up 13% to 1.33p. The petroleum exploration and gas storage company has repaid the loan and agreed an amendment to a convertible loan with Baron Oil.

Baron Oil PLC (LON:BOIL) up 12% to 0.5p. The group has received payment of its loan to Infrastrata.

LOSERS

21st Century Technology (LON:C21)  was down 53% to 1.13p. Trading during the beginning of the year was slower than anticipated due to lower volumes of new vehicle orders from UK bus operator customers.

AEC Education PLC  (LON:AEC) down 58% to 1.00p. The group resumes trading on AIM after failing to publish accounts.

Kellan Group (LON:KLN) down 24% to 0.95p. In interim results, the group reported year-on-year sales declined by 13%.


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