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Stratex's Goldstone Resources raises £1m for Ghana gold mine

Stratex's Goldstone Resources raises £1m for Ghana gold mine

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Gold exploration company Stratex's partner Goldstone Resources raised £1m to advance a mining project in Ghana. The funds raised will primarily be used to advance Goldstone's 602,... [more]

Sector movers: Oil-related sectors retreat as Aerospace & Defence flies

Sector movers: Oil-related sectors retreat as Aerospace & Defence flies

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - FTSE indices were mixed heading towards the closing bell on Thursday, with the blue-chip index helped south by oil stocks undermined by crude's weakness and Royal Dutch Shell's seco... [more]

Boeing to consider end to 747 production

Boeing to consider end to 747 production

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Boeing 747 could be running out of fuel as the airplane maker scales back production of the aircraft, and is considering putting a complete halt to its production due to falling... [more]

Small cap round-up

Small cap round-up

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Resource-development company Savannah Resources said exploration has started at its two new lithium projects in Finland, Somero and Eräjärvi. It received no landowner objections dur... [more]

Director dealings: GB's outgoing CEO sells £2.2m of shares

Director dealings: GB's outgoing CEO sells £2.2m of shares

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - GB Group chief executive Richard Law sold £2.2m worth of shares, the security and identity data group revealed in a statement overnight, as he prepares to step down from the board. ... [more]

MayAir secures $7.1m air filter contract with China's BOE Technology

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Air purifier manufacturer MayAir's industrial division secured a $7.1m contract to supply China's BOE Technology with fan filtration units and cleaning equipment. The project with B... [more]

Friday preview: Bank of Japan in the spotlight with further stimulus expected

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of Japan is expected to announce further stimulus measures on Friday, diverging from other central banks which have decided against policy action this month. Economists see... [more]

Law Debenture underperforms half year FTSE benchmark due to Brexit

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investment trust Law Debenture's net asset value total return for the half year missed its benchmark due to Brexit, but the company maintained its interim dividend. For the six mont... [more]

Oracle agrees to buy NetSuite for $9.3 billion

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Oracle Corp. has put a deal in place to buy cloud software provider NetSuite Inc. for $9.3 billion, boosting the company's cloud offerings to compete with rivals. The long-awaited d... [more]

Herencia Resources sells 70% of Paguanta project to GMR for $2.3m

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Exploration and development company Herencia Resources sold 70% equity in its Paguanta project to Golden Rim Resources (GMR) for $2.3m, so it can focus on its Picachos mining projec... [more]

Richard Alsept steps down from Stilo

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stilo announced on Thursday that by mutual agreement, Richard Alsept is resigning from his position as director, CFO and company secretary as of 12 September, subsequent to the anti... [more]

Secure Property Development confirms extension to Romania RCPSs

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - South Eastern European focused property and investment company Secure Property Development & Investment announced on Thursday that it has exercised its right to request a three-mont... [more]

Feedback teams up with Poland's Future Processing

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Medical imaging software company Feedback announced on Thursday a large-scale collaboration with Polish software development service provider Future Processing to develop medical im... [more]

Elektron cautions on declines for legacy products

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Technology group Elektron Technology has cautioned that it continued to experience declines in markets for some of its legacy products, having previously warned on its first-half re... [more]

TyraTech notessales of Vamousse progress

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Life-sciences company TyraTech said its first-half trading performance continues the upward trend from prior periods, with unit sales of the Vamousse head-lice product line continui... [more]

Octagonal notes subsidiary GlS' record Q1

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investment company Octagonal said subsidiary Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS) has reported a record first quarter with sales of £1.54m and an unaudited net profit of £0.64m. ... [more]

Savannah Resources begins exploration at Somero and Eräjärvi

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Resource-development company Savannah Resources said exploration has started at its two new lithium projects in Finland, Somero and Eräjärvi. It received no landowner objections dur... [more]

Countryside Properties on track for FY

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Countryside Properties said it is on track to deliver expectations for the current year, and believes it is well positioned for medium-term growth. It said that completions rose 29%... [more]

Henderson Group talks up strength in interim results

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Henderson Group published its interim results for the six months to 30 June on Thursday, with assets under management up 3% to £95.0bn when compared to the start of the period. The ... [more]

Foreign & Colonial's net asset value rises in first half

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust saw strong net asset value returns for the first half of the year as Brexit forced a widening of shareholder discount. In its unaudited results f... [more]

Melrose Industries slides in first half as it snaps up Nortek

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Melrose Industries posted its interim results for the six months to 30 June on Thursday, reiterating that Brush was performing in line with expectations in a "tough market". The FTS... [more]

Ford's second quarter profit falls after poor US and China returns

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Ford Motor Company's second quarter results failed to reach the projections given by analyst estimates, as the company's shares fell almost 7% to $12.88 in premarket trading. Earnin... [more]

International Personal Finance slumps as Mexico problems hit profits

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Profits slumped by more than a quarter at International Personal Finance in the first half as the company continued to endure ongoing problems in Mexico and invested further in its ... [more]

Melrose sees better second half from Brush

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Manufacturing investment turnaround firm Melrose Industries said the challenging end market conditions experienced by turbogenerator maker Brush during 2015 had continued into 2016 ... [more]

Acquisitions and weaker sterling help Spectris through first half

Thu, 28 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company Spectris posted its half-year results for the six months to 30 June on Thursday, with reported sales growth of 3% to £581... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 288.67 4.02 22:10
Celgene Corp. 111.26 2.91 22:10
Dish Network Corp. 53.47 2.75 22:10
Illumina Inc. 166.42 2.57 22:05
Xilinx Inc. 51.09 2.51 21:50

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Whole Foods Market Inc. 30.61 -9.01 22:05
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 84.35 -3.53 22:06
Automatic Data Processing Inc. 91.73 -3.37 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 13.81 -2.68 22:10
Paychex Inc. 59.20 -1.74 22:10