Eckoh revealed on Friday that chief executive officer Nicholas Philpot had acquired 25,000 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed secure payments provider.
Greenland and Finland-focussed exploration and development company Bluejay Mining updated the market on its offtake negotiations for the Dundas Ilmenite in Greenland on Friday.
Goldman Sachs has been given the mandate to sell Spanish lender Banco Sabadell's UK unit, TSB.
Caribbean Investment Holdings announced on Friday that the proposed purchase of Scotiabank Belize (SBL) from Scotiabank Caribbean, a subsidiary of the Bank of Nova Scotia, for an initial purchase price of up to $30. 5m, has been approved by the Central Bank of Belize.
Advanced materials company Haydale announced on Friday that IRPC had completed the development project with the firm, and started production of its new washable functionalised graphene-enhanced fabric mask.
Specialty insurance company Randall & Quilter announced on Friday that its wholly-owned subsidiary R&Q Re Bermuda, has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a Bermuda-domiciled captive insurance company.
Caribbean and Atlantic margins-focussed oil and gas company Bahamas Petroleum updated the market on cost estimates and funding arrangements for well operations in the Bahamas on Friday, reporting that the sustained impact of Covid-19 meant that itself and Stena Drilling had decided to implement “enhanced” coronavirus mitigation measures.
Indivior shares tumbled on Friday after the opioid addiction treatment maker said it had been made aware of a £1. 07bn claim against it by consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser.
Edenville Energy, which operates the Rukwa Coal Project in southwest Tanzania, updated the market on its operations on Friday, reporting that the mine was continuing to fulfil its pre-purchase orders.
Neuroscience data analytics company Ixico has executed a contract to provide neuroimaging services that would support a phase 1b and 2 clinical trial for Huntington's disease, it announced on Friday.
DeepVerge announced interim results from its Labskin partnership with the University of Aberdeen on Friday, following analysis of a study to investigate the behaviour of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on Labskin's cloned human skin microbiome, to enable testing of Covid-19 anti-viral and dental products.
Clinical laboratory diagnostics company Immunodiagnostic Systems announced on Friday that two SARS-CoV-2 antigen rapid test kits for Covid-19 were now available for sale in the UK, the European Union, and other countries which accept the CE-mark as the basis of regulatory approval.
Top Shop owner Arcadia said it was looking at a number of options to save the future of its brands after reports on Friday suggested the retail group could was teetering on the edge of administration.
Ireland-based development company Providence Resources responded to recent media speculation over the status of farm-out discussions with SpotOn Energy on Friday.
Brick manufacturer Michelmersh said on Friday that its trading performance since June had been "resilient", with current capacity back in line with pre-Covid levels and turnover ahead 7% year-on-year.
Shares of Banco de Sabadell tumbled on Friday after it said merger talks with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) have ended due to a disagreement over price.
Cairn Energy announced on Friday that non-executive director Nicoletta Giadrossi would be appointed chair of the company, with effect from 1 January.
Magazine and newspaper publisher Reach said on Friday that its full-year performance has exceeded market expectations amid strong digital growth.
Pub chain Wetherspoon said half of its pubs would remain closed under the UK government's tiered system when the national lockdown ends on December 2.
British outsourcing group Capita on Friday said it was in exclusive talks with private equity firm Montagu over the potential sale of its Education Software Solutions unit.