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Press round-up

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Black Friday, tech regulator, pensions, Royal Mail
    Fri 27 November 2020 07:29
    (Sharecast News) - Black Friday is expected to smash online sales records this year as struggling retailers slash prices in a desperate attempt to drum up trade after a lost November on the high street. The discount day has become the biggest shopping eve
  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Eurostar, pub chains, Bell Pottinger
    Thu 26 November 2020 07:28
    (Sharecast News) - The government will launch a "levelling-up fund" for England worth £4bn to support towns and communities with regeneration projects, Rishi Sunak has said. The chancellor used his spending review statement to announce details of the new

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Directors' dealings

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Sector review

  • Sector movers: Health Care stocks and Banks pace gains
    Fri 27 November 2020 16:29
    (Sharecast News) - Shares of those firms that are more insulated from fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic paced gains at the end of the week, after the government unveiled a stricter tiered system that would take effect when the latest national lockdown ends
  • Sector movers: Gains in Oil and Defence help offset weakness in Pharma
    Mon 23 November 2020 23:14
    (Sharecast News) - Oil and Defence stocks were among the strongest areas of the market at the start of the week buoyed by hopes that a prompt rollout of Covid-19 vaccines might offset the near-term risks to growth from the second wave of the pandemic, and

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Aim and small cap news

AIM bulletins

  • Caribbean Investment purchase of Scotiabank Belize get approval
    Fri 27 November 2020 15:09
    (Sharecast News) - 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
  • Haydale upbeat on fabric mask development project
    Fri 27 November 2020 14:48
    (Sharecast News) - 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.
  • Randall & Quilter agrees purchase of Bermuda captive insurance firm
    Fri 27 November 2020 14:35
    (Sharecast News) - 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.
  • Covid-19 measures add costs to Bahamas Petroleum well
    Fri 27 November 2020 13:53
    (Sharecast News) - 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 me
  • Edenville flags delay to Rukwa handover as it faces cash crisis
    Fri 27 November 2020 12:25
    (Sharecast News) - 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.

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Small cap bulletins

  • Motorpoint drives up profits despite lockdown
    Thu 26 November 2020 08:00
    (Sharecast News) - Motorpoint reported a rise in interim profits on Thursday, after pent-up demand and a surge in online sales helped offset trading losses incurred during the first national lockdown.
  • Keller continues to outperform market expectations
    Thu 19 November 2020 08:09
    (Sharecast News) - Geotechnical specialist Keller said on Thursday that it expects to outperform current market expectations for 2020.

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