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Unite profit jumps, launches placing to fund two projects
Wed 21 February 2018 08:31
(ShareCast News) - FTSE 250 student accommodation provider Unite Group posted a jump in full-year profit as it announced plans for a placing of up to 22.2m new shares to raise around £170m to fund two university projects.
First Group cuts full-year guidance after Greyhound earnings muzzled by snowstorms
Wed 21 February 2018 08:17
(ShareCast News) - Transport operator First Group dropped its full-year earnings guidance on Wednesday after its coach and bus units in the US were hindered by severe snowstorms across North America throughout January and an increasing level of competitio
BGEO's Bank of Georgia signs loan deal with Symbiotics
Wed 21 February 2018 07:58
(ShareCast News) - BGEO Group announced on Wednesday that its banking business subsidiary, JSC Bank of Georgia, has signed a loan agreement with Symbiotics - a Swiss investment company active in emerging and frontier economies.
Glencore surprises with larger dividend but bumper profits disappoint
Wed 21 February 2018 07:10
(ShareCast News) - Glencore declared a $2.9bn dividend to be paid out in two equal instalments in 2018 as the commodities giant's much-improved balance sheet left it feeling more confident about the future.