Hitt og þetta 2. febrúar 2006

DJ MARKET TALK: Woolworths Up In Heavy Volume;Baugur Buying?

[Dow Jones] Woolworths +1.6% at 31.75p in heavy volume on speculation Iceland's Baugur may be building a stake, say traders.

One says the speculation is old but is given some support by the fact around 4x the average daily volume was recorded by 1000 GMT. But another feels the buying is coming from another source. Baugur decline to comment.