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Petrofac facing shareholder legal claim over bribery allegations

Petrofac facing shareholder legal claim over bribery allegations

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Petrofac is facing a potential legal claim from a litigation-funding specialist based on allegations it mislead investors over a bribery and money laundering scandal that has seen i... [more]

88 Energy lining up for Icewine#2 main stimulation operation

88 Energy lining up for Icewine#2 main stimulation operation

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - 88 Energy said cementing of the 4.5-inch liner in the production hole section of the Icewine#2 well was completed successfully over the weekend and that everything was now lining up... [more]

Coal of Africa says suspension of integrated water-use licence at Makhado now lifted

Coal of Africa says suspension of integrated water-use licence at Makhado now lifted

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Coal of Africa Ltd has confirmed that the suspension of the Integrated Water Use Licence (IWUL) for the Makhado Project has been lifted. Chief executive David Brown said the lifting... [more]

Bluejay reports solid progress at Pituffik

Bluejay reports solid progress at Pituffik

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Greenland and Finland-focussed Bluejay Mining announced the completion of the public pre-consultation phase of the permitting process for the Pituffik Titanium Project in Greenland ... [more]

Petrofac extends revolving credit facility

Petrofac extends revolving credit facility

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Petrofac said on Tuesday that its lenders have agreed to extend $1bn of its $1.2bn revolving credit facility from 2 June 2020 to 2 June 2021 following an extension request issued ea... [more]

Acacia Mining now a 'binary investment', figures Investec

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - With shares in Acacia Mining down by more than a third since Tanzania's accusation that the company is grossly underreporting the value of its gold exports, Investec said the compan... [more]

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto to quiz WA government after tax furore

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have begun to seek clarification on Western Australia's proposed up-front iron ore tax with which regional premier Mark McGowan hopes to raise "billions o... [more]

Magnolia keen to participate in Marathon North Dakota drilling

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - US-focussed oil and gas exploration and production company Magnolia Petroleum announced on Tuesday that it received proposals to participate alongside Marathon Oil in the drilling o... [more]

Applegreen dispenses positive start to year

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ireland-focussed petrol forecourt retailer Applegreen updated the market on its current trading at its annual general meeting on Monday, confirming that it had a "positive start" to... [more]

Tuesday broker round-up

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Halfords: Numis upgrades to Hold with a target price of 360p. OneSavings Bank: Investec upgrades to Buy with a target price of 455p. Vesuvius: Jefferies reiterates Buy with a targe... [more]

IAG shares sink after long weekend computer failure

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) dropped sharply after London market's opened after a long weekend where the meltdown of British Airways' computer systems l... [more]

Sula Iron & Gold signs new contract with Equity Drilling

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - AIM-listed gold exploration company Sula Iron & Gold has signed a new 5,000m drilling contract with Equity Drilling on its flagship Ferensola gold project. The drilling will focus m... [more]

Blancco Technology chairman Rob Woodward to step down

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - AIM-listed Blancco Technology said on Tuesday that Rob Woodward will step down as chairman and from the board around the time of the company's full-year results in October. Blancco ... [more]

Stanley Gibbons sells 25% interest in Masterpiece for £1.4m

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stamp and coin specialist Stanley Gibbons has sold its 25% interest in Masterpiece, the operator of the annual Masterpiece London art and antiques fair, to Masterpiece for a total c... [more]

Allied Minds makes CEO appointment permanent

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Allied Minds, the life-science and technology intellectual property investor, has made Jill Smith's appointment as chief executive permanent, having hired her on an interim basis in... [more]

LSE to buy Citi's fixed income analytics platform and index family

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London Stock Exchange Group has struck a deal to buy a fixed income analytics platform and family of fixed income indices from US bank Citigroup's for $685m (£535m) cash. Looking to... [more]

Witan consolidates, drops two external managers

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Following a review of its five managers with a global equity remit, Witan announced on Tuesday that it had decided to consolidate the previous five portfolios into three, under the ... [more]

International PPL performance 'fully in line'

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Global infrastructure project investment company International Public Partnerships Limited updated the market on its portfolio performance for the period from 1 January to 26 May on... [more]

McCarthy & Stone appoints John Tonkiss as CFO

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone has appointed John Tonkiss as its group chief operating officer with effect from 1 June. Tonkiss, who was previously national operations dir... [more]

CLS Holdings buys Dortmund property for €35.6m

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - CLS Holdings said it had bought a multi-let office property in Dortmund, Germany, for €35.6m (£30.8m) after costs from an unnamed US investment manager. The multi-let property ... [more]

Intu brings TH Real Estate as partner at Madrid Xanadu

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shopping centre operator Intu Properties announced on Tuesday that both itself and TH Real Estate - on behalf of its pan-European investment vehicle, the European Cities Fund - had ... [more]

Anglo American completes sale of Australian coal mine stake

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Anglo American said it had completed the sale of its 83.33% interest in the Dartbrook coal mine located in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, to Australian Pacific Coal.... [more]

BA boss will not resign amid flight fiasco, fends off outsourcing claims

Mon, 29 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz has said he will not resign due to the ongoing flight chaos being experienced by the airline. There was mass disruption at London Heathrow ... [more]

RBS shareholders agree to settle legal dispute

Mon, 29 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - A group of Royal Bank of Scotland investors have reached an agreement with the bank over a legal dispute dating back to 2008. The RBS Shareholders Action Group confirmed on Monday t... [more]

Heathrow flight disruption for BA passengers enters third day

Mon, 29 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - British Airways passengers have been left stranded at Heathrow airport for a third day following a crash in the airline's computer systems. Passengers faced disruption at both Londo... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sirius XM Holdings Inc 5.29 3.32 23:09
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. 302.40 3.19 22:53
Tesla Inc 325.14 2.62 23:08
Nvidia Corp. 141.84 2.59 23:10
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 248.48 1.90 21:54

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Shire Plc Ads 177.18 -4.13 22:09
Incyte Corp. 134.38 -2.91 22:23
QUALCOMM Inc. 57.52 -1.59 23:08
Activision Blizzard Inc. 58.28 -1.59 23:10
Electronic Arts Inc. 112.13 -1.49 23:04