Volume for December eased fractionally
from November to 387 million shares, while the value of shares traded rose by 9 percent over November to $315 million.
Unfortunately, reduced volumes of large financial transactions, lower electric power sales and lackluster labor markets offset these gains, leaving the monthly index only fractionally
higher than March.
The Navan stewards held an inquiry into the start of the race won by the Joanna Morgan-trained Danetime Lilly after Point Callimere, who eventually finished tenth of the 11 runners, burst out of his stall fractionally
before the other runners were dispatched.
The overall figure is only fractionally
lower than the previous year, when companies paid pounds 11.
Shares in PowderJect closed at 258p on Friday, fractionally
down on the day but almost half of their value four years ago.
This will make the price of a litre fractionally
Fuel prices fell fractionally
last month, according to latest figures.
618 billion bushels, which was fractionally
higher than traders estimates.
The stock has slipped fractionally
lower and continues to hover near the 35 mark.
Stickels said: "We've had another nice, drying day, and are now good to firm, good in places, although we are only fractionally
drier than we were on Friday.
Shares in the clothes giant climbed more than 15p yesterday to fractionally
5 FULL STRETCH: Spurs striker Les Ferdinand gets stuck in fractionally
ahead of Carlton Palmer's challenge.
And we think that to compare motorists who drive fractionally
over the speed limit to drink drivers is insulting.
The stock spent the first half of 2006 consolidating toward this trendline, only to dip fractionally
below it last month.
Whereas the races were generally run at fractionally
slower times than the two-day fixture a fortnight ago, when the ground was described as much quicker than the opening meeting in August, the times were fractionally
faster than last Friday.