P528 Teletext 528 Oct11 21:50:00       —————— NEWS IN BRIEF —————————  RIGHTS SUCCESS Cables and construction group BICC has revealed shareholders took up 92.7% of new shares on offer in a recent rights issue. HEALTHCARE APTA is expanding with the acquisition of two residential homes in Kings Lynn, Norfolk and Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, for a total of £1.1m. DEAL Queens Moat Houses has exchanged contracts for the sale of its luxury Royal Crescent Hotel in Bath to Cliveden for £8.5m. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 POPULAR SHARES: LATEST PRICES p516 PressFile CompIndex Shares FamilyFinanc