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Black Cab

Eco City Vehicles set to seek extra funding amid uncertainty

Fri, 01 August 2014

The company that supplies the Mercedes Vito London licensed taxi has blamed London mayor Boris Johnson and online cab-calling service Uber for falling revenue and said it would need extra funding next... [more]

Ukraine political map

Ukrproduct faces H1 losses amid currency and political woe

Fri, 01 August 2014

Ukrainian dairy producer Ukrproduct Group warned it would fall into the red in the first half due to currency headwinds and the country's political unrest. Ukrproduct, which makes branded dairy foods... [more]

Minoan; travel; holidays; leisure

Minoan narrows losses but warns of possible Greek project delays

Thu, 31 July 2014

Travel agency firm Minoan reported narrower half-year losses but warned of potential delays in a Greek resort project. Minoan, which has a number of travel agencies and a resort development division ... [more]

Genel Energy; oil & gas; drilling

Redhall warns on profits amid nuclear contracting problems

Thu, 31 July 2014

Engineering support services group Redhall warned on profits after problems in nuclear contracting and delays in work from big customers. Redhall, which makes blast-resistant doors and other engineer... [more]

gold nuggets

Ariana Resources nets $33m to fund Turkish gold mine

Thu, 31 July 2014

Anglo-Turkish gold explorer Ariana Resources has done a $33m funding deal to bring a gold-silver mine into production. Ariana has secured the finance from Turkish investment bank Turkiye Finans Katil... [more]

APC Technology to take over Green Compliance for £4.8m

Wed, 30 July 2014

Water hygiene and treatment business Green Compliance has agreed to a £4.8m takeover by APC Technology to help it expand its business. Green Compliance, which made an annual net loss of £53... [more]

Pires Investments eyes new renewable energy projects

Wed, 30 July 2014

Renewable energy project financier Pires Investments revealed it is eyeing new projects in the sector as it moved into the black at the half-year. Pires, which invested £465,000 in AIM-listed Ra... [more]

Fitbug secures £1.75m loan to fund expansion

Tue, 29 July 2014

Online personal health and well-being group Fitbug has secured a £1.75m loan to help it develop the business and fight a court case. Fitbug said it had agreed the loan from NW1 Investments Limit... [more]

Escher's first-half revenues fall on contract timing

Tue, 29 July 2014

Escher Group said sales declined in the first half of the year due to timing of a major contract, while the bottom line was hit by higher investment. The company, which provides software to the posta... [more]

Antrim Energy finds potentially big oilfield off Irish coast

Tue, 29 July 2014

Shares in Canadian oil & gas explorer Antrim Energy more than doubled after it said it had found a potentially large oilfield off the coast of the Irish Republic. The stock rose 4.6p or 142.3% to... [more]

Frontier Mining gets green light for Naimanjal sale

Mon, 28 July 2014

Kazakhstan copper miner Frontier Mining has got the go-ahead from the Kazakh government to sell its Naimanjal licence area to Union Transnationale Miniere (UTM). Frontier has agreed to sell its 100% ... [more]

Tangiers Petroleum fails to find oil in Morocco well

Mon, 28 July 2014

Shares in Tangiers Petroleum tanked after the Morocco-focused explorer said a well off the coast of the North African nation had turned up dry. Tangiers said it had failed to find oil or gas at the m... [more]

Galantas Gold ups gold estimates at Northern Ireland project

Mon, 28 July 2014

Explorer Galantas Gold has increased reserve estimates at a mine in Northern Ireland. Galantas reported an overall 19% increase in resources since the Galantas 2013 Resource Report in June 2013 and a... [more]

Stadium Group buys United Wireless for up to £8m

Mon, 28 July 2014

Electronic technology supplier Stadium Group is buying a wireless electronics group for up to £8m. Stadium is acquiring United Wireless, which serves customers in the automotive, telematics, ven... [more]

Air Partner warns on profits after weak commercial jet trading

Mon, 28 July 2014

Aircraft charter broker Air Partner warned on profits after a weak performance by its commercial jet business, hitting its shares. Air Partner said group trading since June had been worse than expect... [more]

VinaLand to divest stake in Marie Curie project

Fri, 25 July 2014

AIM-listed investment firm VinaLand plans to divest its 64.5% stake in the company that owns the Marie Curie project due to current market conditions. The group announced in a trading statement today... [more]

Westminster Group gives update on East African airport project

Fri, 25 July 2014

AIM-listed Westminster Group confirms its East African airport project is taking longer to finalise than expected due to the government's internal process. The firm's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), P... [more]

Nichols beats forecasts with 11% profit growth in first half

Thu, 24 July 2014

Soft drinks group Nichols anticipates its full-year performance to be in line with expectations after it unveiled a positive trading statement for the first half of 2014. The England-based manufactur... [more]

Paragon Entertainment confirms sale of first HiLo product

Thu, 24 July 2014

AIM-listed Paragon Entertainment has confirmed the sale of its first HiLo product, a geodesic climbing dome, in Milton Keynes. HiLo, which sits in the group's licensing division, is expected to open ... [more]

Dillistone signs deal with Fortune 50 company

Thu, 24 July 2014

AIM-listed Dillistone has signed a contract with a Fortune 50 company for the worldwide use of its FileFinder system. The group, which supply software to the recruitment industry, said the unnamed cl... [more]

Max Property agrees sale to Blackstone Real Estate

Tue, 22 July 2014

AIM-listed Max Property Group has agreed to be taken over by Blackstone Real Estate Partners for £447.7m. The investment company, which was managed by property entrepreneur Nick Leslau's Prestbu... [more]

Hogg Robinson warns on profits as Canadian contract costs impact

Tue, 22 July 2014

First-half profits will be "significantly lower" at corporate services group Hogg Robinson due to continued weakness in Europe and Asia and higher costs from a major new contract. The company said fu... [more]

Boohoo launches German language site - UPDATE

Tue, 22 July 2014

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has launched a German language website in an effort to strengthen its international presence. The launch, which is being supported by a marketing campaign in Germany, i... [more]

NetDimensions learning division chosen for services deal

Tue, 22 July 2014

PeacHealth has chosen NetDimensions' learning division to provide learning and competency management for its 16,000 caregivers. Peachealth was looking for a learning management system to manage the r... [more]

AssetCo extends contract with Abu Dhabi government

Tue, 22 July 2014

AssetCo has signed an ongoing contract with the Abu Dhabi government to extend its fire services supply agreement. The AIM-listed emergency services group, which signed the original contract in March... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Smith & Nephew 1,065.00 3.80 17:10
BG Group 1,208.50 3.11 16:42
Royal Mail 428.10 2.56 17:06
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 338.20 2.24 17:10
IMI 1,451.00 1.98 16:56

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
United Utilities Group 856.00 -3.82 17:08
Severn Trent 1,877.00 -3.00 17:00
Schroders 2,329.00 -2.55 17:12
Johnson Matthey 2,884.00 -2.53 17:00
Standard Life 365.50 -2.48 17:02