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14 Aug
Condor Gold narrows losses as it brings La India to fruition

Condor Gold updated the market on its first half on Wednesday, confirming that it was still pre-revenue, but had narrowed its operating loss to £0. 65m in the six months ended 30 June, from £1. 29m a year earlier.

14 Aug
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Asian business underpins growth at Prudential

Insurer Prudential said on Wednesday that it expects to complete its demerger by year-end as it reported a jump in first-half operating profit.

14 Aug
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Chaarat Gold seeking to extend and expand $10m loan agreement

Chaarat Gold updated the market on the $10m loan agreement, first announced to the market on 15 November 2018, and which matured on 13 August, on Wednesday.

14 Aug
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Network International earnings grow following IPO

UAE-based payment solutions firm Network International witnessed a 13. 9% rise in interim earnings for the six months ended 30 June, putting it on track to meet its full-year guidance.

14 Aug
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CLS Holdings in 'strong position' after first half

CLS Holdings reported a 5% improvement in its EPRA net asset value per share on in its half-year results on Wednesday, to 325. 3p.

14 Aug
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Riverstone Energy posts interim loss following decline in NAV

Natural resources investor Riverstone Energy turned in a loss for the first six months of its trading year on the back of a decline in the value of its holdings.

14 Aug
Facebook paid contractors to transcribe private Messenger audio clips from users

Facebook has reportedly been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from their users’ Messenger conversations, revealed people close to the subject.

14 Aug
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Osirium Technologies secures first customer win for Opus solution

Cloud-based cybersecurity software provider Osirium Technologies has scored its first customer win for its new innovative privileged robotic process automation solution, Opus.

14 Aug
Scisys wins contract with 'major European broadcaster'

Software firm Scisys' media solutions subsidiary has been awarded a contract from "a major European broadcaster" for newsroom software, services and training.

14 Aug
Attis Oil and Gas secures two oilfield service contracts in Texas

Oil and gas firm Attis has locked in two oilfield service contracts, representing its first step in building out a robust oilfield service offering across the state of Texas.

14 Aug
Strong retail lending boosts Bank of Georgia interims

Bank of Georgia on Wednesday posted a rise in first half profits on the back of strong retail lending, although net interest income fell as it moved towards providing higher quality loans.

14 Aug
UK inflation overshoots Bank of England target

UK inflation rose faster than expected in July, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday.

14 Aug
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FirstGroup to operate West Coast and HS2 franchises with Trenitalia

FirstGroup’s 70-30 joint venture with Italian state railway operator Trenitalia was told by the Department for Transport that it intended to award the new West Coast Partnership rail franchise to the companies.

14 Aug
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London open: Stocks nudge up ahead of inflation data; Admiral rallies

London stocks were just a touch higher in early trade on Wednesday as optimism over Sino-US trade relations was offset by weak German and Chinese data, ahead of the release of key UK inflation figures.

14 Aug
AstraZeneca upbeat on progress with Lynparza and Calquence

AstraZeneca announced positive results from the phase 3 ‘PAOLA-1’ trial in women with advanced ovarian cancer on Wednesday, alongside its partner MSD.

14 Aug
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Balfour Beatty profit rises, on track for full year

Construction group Balfour Beatty posted a rise in first-half pre-tax profit on Wednesday as its Build To Last turnaround programme continues to bear fruit.

14 Aug
Lower silver prices takes shine off Hochschild profits

Hochschild Mining on Wednesday posted lower interim pre-tax profit, due to a fall in the average silver price which led to lower production.

14 Aug
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Avast sees revenue growth at upper end of guidance after solid H1

FTSE 250 cybersecurity company Avast said on Wednesday that full-year revenue growth will be at the upper end of its high single-digit percentage range following a solid first half.

14 Aug
Admiral pre-tax profits rise, AstraZeneca sees positive progress with two drugs

London open The FTSE 100 is expected to open 16 points higher on Wednesday, having closed up 0. 33% at 7,250. 90 on Tuesday.

14 Aug
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London pre-open: Stocks to rise amid Sino-US trade optimism; inflation in focus

London stocks were set to rise at the open on Wednesday amid renewed optimism about Sino-US trade relations, as investors eyed the release of the latest UK inflation data.