UK smallcap opening - Bateman Litwin higher after solid FY numbers

LONDON (Thomson Financial) - Buyers came for Bateman Litwin, 12 pence higher at 247-1/2, after the energy contractor revealed a 31 pct rise in its full-year pretax profit and said that it is favourably positioned for sustainable growth in the future. fjb/jlw COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Financial News Limited 2007. All rights reserved.

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