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FTSE 250 movers: FirstGroup lifted by Bank of America note

02 April 2013 15:57

Travel company FirstGroup rocketed higher after Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued a bullish note on the stock.

Inter-dealer broker ICAP was on the rebound after a recent profit warning. Giving it a boost was the news that Nasdaq is set to purchase eSpeed, which Shore Capital pointed out has a similar revenue multiple to ICAP's BrokerTec platform, indicating it is worth in the region of £1.6bn. The broker said: "The read-across from this deal is essentially positive for ICAP because it underscores the value inherent in its electronic broking assets."

Specialist insurance group Hiscox was a big faller after Goldman Sachs reiterated its sell/neutral rating on the stock.

FTSE 250 - Risers
FirstGroup (FGP) 215.00p +6.91%
Regus (RGU) 166.80p +5.10%
ICAP (IAP) 305.10p +5.06%
Ashtead Group (AHT) 611.50p +4.26%
BBA Aviation (BBA) 268.00p +4.08%
Redrow (RDW) 194.90p +3.78%
Dialight (DIA) 1,342.00p +3.63%
New World Resources A Shares (NWR) 228.20p +3.59%
International Personal Finance (IPF) 460.50p +3.48%
Phoenix Group Holdings (DI) (PHNX) 691.00p +3.44%

FTSE 250 - Fallers
Hiscox Ltd. (HSX) 564.50p -8.49%
Petropavlovsk (POG) 206.30p -7.53%
Kazakhmys (KAZ) 369.80p -5.76%
Ferrexpo (FXPO) 163.90p -5.31%
Imagination Technologies Group (IMG) 473.50p -3.99%
African Barrick Gold (ABG) 186.80p -3.26%
Ted Baker (TED) 1,260.00p -3.08%
Enterprise Inns (ETI) 104.10p -1.89%
EnQuest (ENQ) 141.10p -1.74%
Tullett Prebon (TLPR) 254.80p -1.70%


Related Companies: FGP, HSX, IAP

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