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Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Australian gold and copper miner SolGold's shares soared 24% on Thursday ahead of its AIM share placing on Friday, as it said demand had been strong for its two capital raising init... [more]

Wey Education increases student numbers at online secondary school

Wey Education increases student numbers at online secondary school

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Education consultancy and independent school operator Wey Education said it was on track to meet market expectations as it saw a strong organic growth of student numbers at schools.... [more]

SolGold aims to raise further equity after Friday's share placing

SolGold aims to raise further equity after Friday's share placing

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Australian gold and copper miner SolGold's shares soared 24% on Thursday ahead of its AIM share placing on Friday, as it said demand had been strong for its two capital raising init... [more]

Thursday newspaper share tips: WPP and Astrazeneca

Thursday newspaper share tips: WPP and Astrazeneca

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - The mood in advertising giant WPP should be pretty good, opines Financial Times' Lex column, which, in something of a novelty, cites Martin Sorrell's healthy tan. Something to do wi... [more]

Bellzone Mining's Guinea ferronickel project financially viable

Bellzone Mining's Guinea ferronickel project financially viable

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Iron, copper and nickel explorer Bellzone Mining's technical study for its Guinea mine said ferronickel production was viable but it will cost £51m to get it started. The AIM-listed... [more]

Air Partner optimistic about FY prospects

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Air Partner said in a pre-close statement that trading in the first half has been strong, and that it is optimistic about the company's prospects for the full year. It said first-ha... [more]

Thor Mining begins drilling programme near Molyhil

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Thor Mining has begun its aircore drilling programme to test for further tungsten mineralisation within 6km of its Molyhil deposit in Australia's Northern Territories. The 50-hole p... [more]

Challenger Acquisitions says US complaint dismissed in court

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Giant observation wheel specialist Challenger Acquisitions said a complaint filed against it and some subsidiaries by Madison Capital Markets LLC in a US court has been dismissed. M... [more]

Cairn reduces H1 pre-tax loss

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cairn Homes has turned in a first-half pre-tax loss of €701,000, which was a vast improvement from the €33.1m loss booked in the year-earlier same period. The comparative ... [more]

Zamano notes mixed H1 trading, upbeat on sales and cash generation

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Zamano said its overall trading was mixed in the first half, but noted significant increases in both sales performance and cash generation. "This was offset by falling margins due t... [more]

Friday preview: Jackson Hole, UK and US GDP, Japanese inflation

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Friday will mark a busy end to a quiet week with the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated annual conference, UK and US economic growth data and Japanese inflation figures. The Fed's... [more]

OptiBiotix Health reports wider first half loss

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - OptiBiotix Health's shares dropped on Thursday as the medical product developer reported a wider first half loss. In the six months to the end of May, the loss before tax widened ... [more]

Mylan to cut EpiPen costs following Clinton comments

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mylan said it was taking "immediate action" to further enhance access to its EpiPen injectors after the generic and specialty pharmaceuticals firm was slammed on Wednesday by presid... [more]

S&P Global Ratings warns of 'Big Six' margin pressure, earnings volatility

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Energy market reforms may reduce market share and margins, and hike earnings volatility for the so-called 'Big Six' sector players in the UK, warns S&P Global Ratings. The Competiti... [more]

Tiffany & Co' s second-quarter profit beats views, but revenue misses

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Tiffany & Co. rallied in pre-market trade after the luxury jeweller's second-quarter profit came in ahead of expectations. In the quarter to the end of July, earnings rose to $105.... [more]

Retail sales improve in August, CBI survey says

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Retail sales unexpectedly improved in August, according to the CBI's distributive trades survey, which also found companies were more confident about the outlook compared to last mo... [more]

Kibo Mining recrafts Mbeya project agreement with SEPCO III

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Kibo Mining has recrafted its agreement with SEPCO III for the construction of the Mbeya Coal to Power Project (MCPP) in Tanzania. SEPCO III would refund Kibo 50% of the development... [more]

Sopheon swings to profit in first half

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sopheon swung to a profit in the first half of the year as revenue grew and the company said revenue visibility for the year has improved. For the six months to the end of June, the... [more]

South32 reports wider loss but pays maiden dividend

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Australian base metal and coal miner South32, in its first full financial year since being spun from BHP Billiton, reported a large net loss due to impairments and low commodity pri... [more]

Henry Boot interim profit up, no impact from Brexit

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Construction and property group Henry Boot reported a rise in first-half profit on the back of earlier-than-expected land sales and progress on its commercial property developments,... [more]

EntertainmentOne plunges as ITV switches off

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - ITV has withdrawn its proposed acquisition of Entertainment One, refusing to up its offer for the Peppa Pig owner after its initial bid was rejected, potentially leaving the door op... [more]

EntertainmentOne plunges as ITV switches channels

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - ITV has withdrawn its proposed acquisition of Entertainment One, refusing to up its offer for the film and TV distributor after its "ITV continues to believe in the strategic logi... [more]

Shire, AstraZeneca and Hikma hit by Hillary Clinton's pharma-bashing

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Shire and AstraZeneca were among FTSE-listed drug companies slipping lower on Thursday morning, following comments from US presidential favourite Hillary Clin... [more]

BH Macro reports slight rise in first half NAV

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - BH Macro reported a slight increase in the net asset value of its sterling shares at the half-year stage following buybacks and a discounted tender offer for 25% of the vehicle's st... [more]

International Public Partnerships ups stake in ten Balfour Beatty interests

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - International Public Partnerships upped its stake in ten Building Schools for the Future interests from Balfour Beatty for £72.3m. The private finance specialist excercised existing... [more]