Bank of Georgia Holdings was in the top spot on the FTSE 250 on Friday after Numis initiated its rating on the stock at 'buy', with a target price of 1,453p.
Balfour Beatty, the global infrastructure group, was also on the up after it announced that it has been awarded a five-year highway maintenance contract by Wiltshire Council. The contract, which is worth £150m, is due to start of June 1st this year and covers highway maintenance, grass cutting, grounds maintenance, litter collection and street lighting as well as dealing with winter weather, drainage and bridges.
As on the top tier index, miners were registering the biggest falls, tracking metal prices lower. Hochschild, Petropavlovsk, Bumi and Lonmin all took a hit.
FTSE 250 - Risers
Bank of Georgia Holdings (BGEO) 1,152.00p +4.73%
JD Sports Fashion (JD.) 700.00p +4.48%
Vesuvius (VSVS) 383.00p +4.33%
Chemring Group (CHG) 263.30p +3.82%
Redrow (RDW) 170.00p +3.09%
Jupiter Fund Management (JUP) 301.60p +2.76%
Laird (LRD) 220.40p +2.70%
KCOM Group (KCOM) 72.00p +2.49%
Fidessa Group (FDSA) 1,543.00p +2.39%
Premier Farnell (PFL) 198.80p +2.32%
FTSE 250 - Fallers
Hochschild Mining (HOC) 469.50p -4.50%
Petropavlovsk (POG) 361.30p -3.68%
Kentz Corporation Ltd. (KENZ) 381.00p -3.15%
Bumi (BUMI) 267.20p -2.84%
Lonmin (LMI) 289.10p -2.46%
Invensys (ISYS) 327.30p -2.01%
New World Resources A Shares (NWR) 317.30p -1.92%
AZ Electronic Materials SA (DI) (AZEM) 357.10p -1.76%
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