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Polar Capital on Thursday reported assets under management at the end of March of £11. 98bn, a rise of 29%.
Greene King shares fizzed higher and led the FTSE 250 risers after the company said it remained well placed to withstand external market challenges and deliver long-term value to its shareholders despite sales taking a hit from the 'Beast from the East' snowy weather earlier this year.
West Africa-focused diamond development company Stellar Diamonds has advised shareholders to vote in favour of the proposed takeover by Australian miner Newfield Resources even though a rights issue by the bidder was undersubscribed by AUD 13. 4m.
Thor Mining said it was providing a CHESS Depositary Interest (CDI) sale facility for holders of less than a marketable parcel of CDIs in the company.
Personnel recruiter Hays reported third quarter like-for-like net fee growth of 10%, although Brexit worries continued to dog the UK and Ireland which posted a 2% fall in a “subdued” market.
Gambling technology company Playtech on Thursday said it had agreed to buy 70. 6% of Italian betting and gaming outfit Snaitech from two major shareholders for €846m.
Intertek Group on Thursday said it has agreed to buy Proasem, a provider of laboratory testing, inspection, metrology and training services, based in Colombia, for an undisclosed sum.
Horizonte Minerals on Wednesday said it has been granted a “key” water permit for its Brazilian Araguaia nickel project.
BCA Marketplace motored to the top of the FTSE 250 risers on Wednesday as the Webuyanycar. com owner said full year trading was ahead of expectations with “strong profit growth and with a net debt position lower than market forecasts”.
AIM-listed Cabot Energy on Wednesday said it was still on track to meet its full year exit production rate of 1,600 – 2,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd).
Hammerson said it had received and rejected a second bid offer from French shopping mall owner Klépierre valuing the company at £5. 04bn, although it remained "open" to further talks.
The UK’s competition watchdog on Wednesday said it was launching a formal investigation into Trinity Mirror’s £126m purchase of Northern & Shell's Express and Star newspapers.
Interim pre-tax profits at retirement home builder McCarthy & Stone fell by 52% to £10. 5m as Brexit worries and “subdued conditions” hit the bottom line.
Webuyanycar. com owner BCA Marketplace said full year trading was ahead of expectations with “strong profit growth and with a net debt position lower than market forecasts”.
US stocks surged on Tuesday as investors cheered comments by China President Xi Jinping that appeared to take the heat of the trade spat with his US counterpart Donald Trump.
Mining stocks regained their lustre on Tuesday after the US Russian sanctions-inspired pounding they took a day earlier.
Cloud video technology firm Forbidden Technologies on Tuesday said two new Blackbird platform customers are using its mobile upload service and Mac Edge technology.
Britain should ensure it maintains strong trade links with the European Union and not sacrifice them in pursuing deals with third countries, the Institute of Directors (IoD) said on Tuesday.
Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg has resigned as a director of Russian aluminium producer Rusal after the US imposed sanctions against Kremlin-backed companies and oligarchs.
FTSE 250-listed office space provider Workspace Group said it had been given planning permission for a £15m refurbishment at The Shaftesbury Centre in west London's Ladbroke Grove.