Rumours that Robert Tchenguiz might make an outright bid for Regent Inns lifted the pub group 1.5p on Friday to close up 14p on the week at 69p. The Financial Times notes how the stock has had a volatile run since September. But it has rallied since the installation of a new chief executive. The Times 11/12/04 page 75 (The Week’s Biggest Movers) Financial Times (Money & Business) 11/12/04 page 22 (Stars & Dogs)