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FTSE falls on Greece spectre as miners plummet

FTSE indices plummeted through the afternoon as nervy investors in the UK, Europe and on Wall St questioned whether a viable solution will be found to the Greece-debt soap. Miners were markedly lower on softer metals prices, with financial and retail stocks easing, too.

ASOS sales up 20%

ASOS' retail sales rise by 20% (24% at constant currencies) to £386.0m in the four months to June. UK retail sales rose 27%, and International retail sales rose by 16%. Retail gross margin was up c.280bps, and the group had 9.7m active customers at June 30 (+11% year on year).

Omega's profit

Omega Diagnostics has hiked its FY pretax profit to £0.68m, from £0.54m. Revenue was £12.1m, from £11.6m. Food tolerance revenue rose 15% to £5.95m, with allergy and autoimmune revenue down 9% to £3.61m, and that for infectious disease and other revenue up 4% to £2.55m.

iEnergizer's hike

iEnergizer, an international and full service business process outsourcing business, has raised £2.12m through a placing of 15,120,000 new ordinary shares with EICR Cyprus Limited at 14p a share.

Formation's spike

Formation Group has noted the rise in the company's share price today. The company has been in discussion for some time regarding a commercial agreement on a development site and hopes to be in a position to sign a definitive agreement imminently.