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Press round-up

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Overdrafts, accounting firms, Fender
    Thu 23 January 2020 07:23
    (Sharecast News) - Millions of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers will be charged overdraft interest rates of up to 49.9% from April and those with a poor credit history are likely to pay the most. Lloyds Banking Group - which owns all three b
  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: British Steel, HS2, Boeing, Goldman Sachs
    Wed 22 January 2020 07:25
    (Sharecast News) - The government is holding talks with the Turkish conglomerate Cengiz Holdings about stepping in to buy British Steel in the event that a planned sale to the Chinese industrial firm Jingye falls through. Officials remain confident that J

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Company news

  • Hg invests in medical imaging software firm Intelerad
    Thu 23 January 2020 15:50
    (Sharecast News) - Specialist private equity investor Hg has finalised an agreement for an investment in medical imaging software and enterprise workflow specialist Intelerad Medical Systems.
  • Friday preview: Factory PMIs, Davos in focus
    Thu 23 January 2020 14:51
    (Sharecast News) - The focus at the end of the week will be on a raft of services and manufacturing sector surveys from around the world, with investors particularly keen for signs of stabilisation in global factory activity.
  • Morrisons set to axe 3,000 department manager jobs
    Thu 23 January 2020 13:28
    (Sharecast News) - Morrisons is reportedly set to axe 3,000 department managers across its stores as part of a restructuring of shop floor teams.
  • CMC Markets sees FY income ahead of market views
    Thu 23 January 2020 13:22
    (Sharecast News) - Online trading platform CMC Markets said on Thursday that net operating income for the year will be ahead of current market expectations as income for the third quarter was stronger than expected.
  • Workspace appoints Stephen Hubbard as chairman
    Thu 23 January 2020 13:12
    (Sharecast News) - Workspace has appointed Stephen Hubbard as non-executive chairman with effect from the conclusion of the annual meeting on 9 July.

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Directors' dealings

  • Director dealings: Ixico CEO ups stake
    Thu 23 January 2020 16:10
    (Sharecast News) - Ixico revealed on Thursday that chief executive Giulio Cerroni had purchased 24,800 ordinary shares in the British clinical research firm.
  • Director dealings: Dev Clever founder lowers stake
    Wed 22 January 2020 16:35
    (Sharecast News) - Dev Clever Holdings revealed on Wednesday that chief executive Christopher Jeffries had sold 50,000,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed digital innovation group.

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Sector review

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Aim and small cap news

AIM bulletins

  • Phoenix Copper makes progress with exploration at Red Star
    Thu 23 January 2020 16:08
    (Sharecast News) - North America-focussed base and precious metals exploration and development company Phoenix Copper announced the results of ongoing exploration at its Red Star silver deposit on Thursday, adjacent to its Empire copper deposit in Idaho.
  • Hotel Chocolat revenues rise but so do costs
    Thu 23 January 2020 12:24
    (Sharecast News) - Premium chocolatier Hotel Chocolat reported a rise in revenues on Thursday, alongside an increase in costs.
  • JTC pleased with 2019 as it hunts for acquisitions
    Thu 23 January 2020 12:02
    (Sharecast News) - Fund, corporate and private client services provider JTC updated the market on its trading for 2019 on Thursday, saying it continued to perform well in the second half of the year.
  • Gfinity forecasts flat FY revenues
    Thu 23 January 2020 11:04
    (Sharecast News) - Esports provider Gfinity said on Thursday that it now expects full-year revenues to be broadly flat year-on-year despite a sharp reduction in the first half.
  • ITM Power incorporates joint venture with Linde
    Thu 23 January 2020 10:32
    (Sharecast News) - Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power announced the incorporation of ITM Linde Electrolysis on Thursday - a joint venture company between ITM Power and Linde, which was first announced in October.

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Small cap bulletins

  • No one at Seawave knew of loan from QIA to Lekoil, lawyers say
    Thu 16 January 2020 11:54
    (Sharecast News) - The plot around the fraudulent loan that sank shares of Nigerian oil company Lekoil thickened overnight after lawyers for the firm that allegedly brokered the transaction denied that it had played any role.
  • Robert Walters' net fee income drops in Q4
    Thu 09 January 2020 11:07
    (Sharecast News) - Professional recruitment group Robert Walters reported a 7% drop in group net fee income in the fourth quarter as a result of significant political and economic uncertainty during the period, particularly in the UK.

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