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FTSE 100 an ace firmer despite energy sector falls

FTSE indices were up midday with the top-100 ladder an ace firmer as a string of sectors barely offset weakness in energy issues caused by falling oil prices. FTSE 100 was up 0.67 points, or 0.01%, to 6729.84. FTSE 250 was up 98.97, or 0.63%, to 15,887.4.

Transense Tech reports increasing sales lead times

Transense Technologies said it is witnessing reduced capex budgets among its potential customers in the mining industry, which the board has linked to a worldwide drop in commodity prices.

Miton outflows

Miton is confident of growing its business sustainability over the coming years, but also notes anticipated outflows of more than £300m. It expected to end the year with £13m of net cash following the planned acquisition payments for the Darwin and Matterley funds.

Distil's approval

Blackwoods Gin, one of Distil's leading brands, has been approved by the US Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for sale and distribution in the United States, the single largest market for UK produced gin in the world.

Hardy losses narrow

India-focused Hardy Oil and Gas posts a total comprehensive loss of $1.4m for the six months ended 30 September compared to a loss of $3.1m for the corresponding period in 2013.