(Sharecast News) - In the Sunday Times' 'Inside the City' column, John Collingridge set his focus this week on outsourcing giant Serco, opening with Rupert Soames' appointment at chief executive four years ago and how that event gave the firm's shares a 10% single-day bump.
(Sharecast News) - Britain's top business groups have united to make an unprecedented joint assault on the government's handling of Brexit, warning that companies are queuing up to move investment out of the country. - The Sunday Times
(Sharecast News) - London stocks bounced back at the end of the week, recovering from the previous session's losses, after OPEC delivered an increase in output that came in on the low side of analysts' expectations.
(Sharecast News) - Sativa Investments, the UK's only medicinal cannabis investment vehicle, noted the recent rise in its share price on Friday, reporting that while it had made investments to date, it was unaware of any specific reason for the recent movement.
(Sharecast News) - PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 fitness clubs, all of which it said were based in prime London locations, and were "highly complementary" to PureGym's existing estate.
(Sharecast News) - Oil shale exploration and development company TomCo Energy updated the market on its Holliday Block and the forthcoming field test programme on the block of TurboShale's RF technology on Friday, reporting that the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) has approved its notice...
(Sharecast News) - Creditors of House of Fraser have backed the department store group's plan to avoid going into administration and will see 31 of its 59 stores close with the loss of up to 6,000 jobs.
(Sharecast News) - The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia have agreed on a 1.0m barrel a day increase in their combined level of output following a last-minute compromise with those producers that were opposed to a deal.
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street's main market gauges were trading on a mixed note on Friday, with investors doing their best to set aside their concerns about the trade spat between the US and China, but seemingly encountering some resistance from the White House.
(Sharecast News) - Stocks are continuing to push higher, buoyed by a much-better-than-expected reading on the euro area services sector, and following an agreement overnight to help improve the sustainability of Greece's mountain of sovereign debt.
(Sharecast News) - Athens has managed to clinch a deal with its creditors to ease the burden from the country massive debt pile, in what some observers are hailing as a "landmark" deal which it is hoped will pave the way for the country's long-term economic success.
(Sharecast News) - Luxury car-maker Aston Martin intends to hand millions of pounds to wealthy customers through a London listing expected to value the company at up to £5bn, according to reports on Friday.
(Sharecast News) - AIM-quoted base metals exploration and development company Greatland Gold has received approval from the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety to drill a nickel sulphide test hole at its Carnegie licence.
(Sharecast News) - US futures pointed to an upbeat session on Wall Street on Friday as investors set aside their concerns about the trade spat between the US and China following eight sessions of losses, with the OPEC meeting in Vienna in focus.
(Sharecast News) - London stocks had extended gains by midday on Friday, recovering from the previous session's losses as investors continued to digest a more hawkish than expected policy announcement from the Bank of England and kept an eye on developments from the Opec meeting in Vienna.
(Sharecast News) - Tanzania-focussed exploration and development company Katoro Gold has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Kibo Nickel and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Eagle Exploration, from its majority shareholder Kibo Mining, it announced on Friday.
(Sharecast News) - Specialist education and behavioural health services provider Cambian Group updated the market on its current trading on Friday, reporting that its focus this year had been to continue to improve the quality of its services whilst re-positioning services to higher severity, with c...
(Sharecast News) - Specialist waste management business Augean announced the sale of its Colt fixed assets on Friday, following its announcement on 16 May that it had been decided to consult with staff to reduce costs through the potential closure of the Colt site and the disposal of unwanted assets...
(Sharecast News) - Exploration and development company Chaarat Gold updated the market on its 2018 exploration drilling programme at its Tulkubash oxide gold project in the Kyrgyz Republic ion Friday, reporting that 3,750 metres had been drilled to date from the planned 30,000 metres.
(Sharecast News) - Transport operator FirstGroup got a boost on Friday as Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of the stock at 'buy' saying the market discounts the underlying value of the company's individual assets.
(Sharecast News) - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group announced on Friday that it would increase its current on-market share buy-back, which started on 15 January, by a further AUD 1.5bn (£0.84bn) to a total of AUD 3bn.
(Sharecast News) - Stocks have started the morning moving higher, buoyed by a much-better-than-expected reading on the euro area services sector, alongside a bounce in oil prices, as traders wait on the results of the OPEC meeting which was already ongoing.
(Sharecast News) - Digital communications company Next Fifteen Communications Group updated the market on its trading on Friday, reporting that it had made a "good start" to the new financial year with a continuation of trading patterns from the previous quarter.
(Sharecast News) - Santhera Pharmaceuticals announced on Friday that the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has renewed the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) scientific opinion for 'Raxone' (idebenone), for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in respira...
(Sharecast News) - UBS sees a "potential long term improvement story" at Burberry, upping its target price on the fashion company but keeping its 'neutral' rating until more evidence emerges to justify a premium share price.
(Sharecast News) - Respiratory drug discovery and development company Synairgen on Friday released interim data from the phase II trial of its lead drug, SNG001, which showed that it is being "well tolerated".
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