(ShareCast News) - Acacia Mining parent Barrick Gold has agreed for the Tanzanian government to take a 16% stake in the London-listed company's three mines in the country and to share revenues, which looks like resolving a months-long dispute.
(ShareCast News) - Oil and gas engineering services business Plexus Holdings announced the sale of its wellhead exploration equipment and services business for Jack-Up applications to FMC Technologies, a subsidiary of TechnipFMC, on Thursday.
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street's main averages came under selling pressure as traders booked some profits on the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Black Monday US stock market crash that saw the S&P 500 plummet 20% in a single session.
(ShareCast News) - VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, the flagship fund of VinaCapital, has invested approximately $11m in Orient Commercial Bank, for an interest of less than 5%, the company announced on Thursday.
(ShareCast News) - Shares of US tech giant Apple were suffering their biggest decline in the last month after Wall Street opened on Thursday amidst reports that the Apple Watch was suffering from service issues in China.
(ShareCast News) - UK public finances will come under the microscope on Friday 20 October, while later on US Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks and there are results from InterContinental Hotels, Acacia Mining and Renishaw.
(ShareCast News) - Low budget airline Ryanair together with Google and eDreams reached a settlement to end legal proceedings in the Irish High Court, concerning eDreams' online adverts on Google's AdWords platform, the companies confirmed on Thursday.
(ShareCast News) - FTSE 250 inhaler maker Vectura said on Thursday that Sunovion, the US licensee of the group's partner Novartis, has launched the twice-daily long acting muscarinic inhibitor Seebri Neohaler in the US.
(ShareCast News) - A stronger euro despite the continuing political stand-off in Spain is weighing on stocks, even as investors wait on the results of the summit of European Union heads of state later in the day.
(ShareCast News) - The second largest British investor in Azerbaijan, Anglo Asian Mining, disclosed on Thursday a recent visit by representatives of the British Embassy in Azerbaijan to its Gedabek gold, copper and silver mine.
(ShareCast News) - The Property Franchise Group confirmed on Thursday that it has received a merger offer from Belvoir Lettings that it has rejected on the basis that it would not be in the best interests of its shareholders.
(ShareCast News) - US futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, with investors set to book some profits following a record session the previous day which saw the Dow close above 23,000 for the first time.
(ShareCast News) - Customer-focussed secure payment solutions company PCI-PAL said it had received confirmation of its continuing compliance as Level 1 Service Provider with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard [PCI DSS] on Thursday, and secured a new international contract.
(ShareCast News) - Kodal Minerals disclosed details of the work programme to be completed at the company's Bougouni lithium project in Southern Mali this season to expand known areas of mineralisation and conduct definition drilling over previously drilled areas.
(ShareCast News) - N Brown is starting to deliver on its transformation plan and after an undeserved pullback in the shares after this month's interim results, HSBC upgraded the shares to a 'buy' rating from 'hold'.
(ShareCast News) - The Treasury has ordered the Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office to investigate whether HSBC and Standard Chartered are exposed to a corruption scandal in South Africa.
(ShareCast News) - Barclays Research has reinstated its 'underweight' recommendation for shares of Wood, pointing to the possible hurdles management will face in trying to reap the potential cost synergies from the combination of Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheeler.
(ShareCast News) - Exploration company Connemara, with principal assets in gold and zinc exploration licences across Ireland, announced the acquisition of 100% of Hendrick Resources, a private Ontario-based company formed for the purpose of acquiring properties in Ireland.
(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales fell more than expected last month, official figures confirmed on Thursday, further muddying the waters over whether the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month.
(ShareCast News) - MySQUAR signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into partnership with relevant service providers for the financing and delivery of Wi-Fi services and digital content on Myanmar Railways, a state-owned agency operating the entire railway network in Myanmar, it emerged on Thur...
(ShareCast News) - Support services and construction group Interserve issued a second profit warning in as many months, as well as confirming it could breach banking covenants and had made further provisions for its exit from Energy from Waste contracts.
(ShareCast News) - Buy-and-build construction materials group SigmaRoc announced the acquisition of Topcrete and its wholly owned subsidiary Allen Concrete on Thursday, for an initial cash consideration of £9m and a deferred conditional cash consideration of £3.5m, subject to certain adjustments in ...
(ShareCast News) - Stocks have started the morning trading lower, with investors focused on the summit of European Union heads of state later in the day and events in Spain given the looming deadline for Catalan officials to make their intentions clear.
(ShareCast News) - Swiss food giant Nestle announced on Thursday that it was looking to expedite its restructuring programme aimed at improving margins as it expected organic growth to remain flat throughout its fourth quarter trading.
(ShareCast News) - Infrastructure and support services company Stobart Group posted its interim results for the six months to 31 August on Thursday, reporting a surge in underlying EBITDA to £131.8m, from £20.2m in the same period last year.
(ShareCast News) - Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is expected to press ahead with Article 155 to suspend autonomy for Catalonia after regional president Carles Puigdemont refused to revoke his suspended declaration of independence.
(ShareCast News) - Flexible workspace provider IWG updated the market on its current trading on Thursday, reporting that the previously-anticipated sales improvement in the third quarter from the increase experienced in sales activity was weaker than expected, which resulted in a pause in the recove...
(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged lower in early trade on Thursday despite positive cues from the US, as investors kept a watchful eye on Spain and looked ahead to the release of UK retail sales data and the first day of the EU summit.
(ShareCast News) - London Stock Exchange announced the departure of chief executive Xavier Rolet on Thursday, confirming he would leave the group by the end of December next year after nine years with the company.
(ShareCast News) - HomeServe has raised gross proceeds of around £125m through the placing of 15.2m shares at 820p each to fund the agreed acquisition of some of the trade and assets of the home assistance cover business of US-based Dominion, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Energy, which it sa...
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set to open a little lower on Thursday despite new records in the US session, as investors keep a watchful eye on Spain and look ahead to the release of UK retail sales data and the first day of the EU summit.
(ShareCast News) - Property investment and development company SEGRO updated the market on its trading for the period from 1 July to 18 October on Thursday, reporting that it contracted £8.8m of new headline rent in the third quarter, including £3.8m in rent from existing space.
(ShareCast News) - Britain's low pay culture traps people in poorly paid jobs and prevents them from escaping into full-time work with better pay, according to a major study by the government-backed body that tracks social mobility. Only one in six workers on low pay managed in the last 10 years to ...
(ShareCast News) - Portfolio analytics service StatPro continued to increase its recurring revenue throughout its third quarter, bringing total revenue and profits bang on management expectations for the full year.
(ShareCast News) - Sales growth from Unilever fell short of expectations for the third quarter, with turnover negative, with the consumer goods colossus generating only minimal volume growth for the sixth quarter in a row.
(ShareCast News) - Gains for Big Blue on the back of its latest quarterly numbers pushed the Dow clear of the 23,000 point mark on Wednesday, with investors very much focused on the steady stream of corporate results coming out.
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