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Specialty pharmaceutical company Midatech Pharma announced on Wednesday that its US subsidiary has initiated a Phase IV clinical trial at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center to study the effects of ‘Gelclair’ bio adherent oral gel on various aspects of oral mucositis (OM) - a common side effect experienced by patients undergoing stem cell transplant.
Specialist independent financial advisor and asset manager Frenkel Topping provided a strategic update for the group on Wednesday.
Markets in Asia finished mixed on Wednesday, after a subdued performance in the US overnight with oil prices moving higher.
Technology solutions provider and developer of network data processing technology Ethernity Networks announced the signing of a contract with a global networking equipment manufacturer based in Australia on Wednesday, which would incorporate Ethernity's patented data flow processing technology into the customer's 10 Gbps point-to-point wireless solution.
Global intelligence, security and cyber defence provider Falanx announced a multi-year contract win with an unnamed ‘Global 50’ company, it announced on Wednesday.
William Hill announced the appointment of Roger Devlin as its chairman-designate with effect from 1 February on Wednesday.
Following an unplanned outage on the rail unloading facilities at Drax Power Station, Drax Group confirmed on Wednesday that biomass deliveries are currently restricted and, in order to optimise available supplies, generation on the two renewable obligation certificate (ROC) units has been reduced.
United Arab Emirates-focussed integrated healthcare provider NMC Health updated the market on Wednesday, reporting that operations during the second half have continued to perform in line with expectations.
Wall Street's main market gauges finished lower on Tuesday, led lower by the technology sector as investor confidence on the Republicans' ability to pass tax cut plans this week stagnated.
India-focussed fashion e-commerce retailer Koovs issued its interim results for the six months to 30 September on Tuesday, with gross sales at £7. 9m for the period.
Dalata Hotel Group issued a market update on Tuesday, reporting that trading in the final four months of the year has been as expected with EBITDA for the year to 31 December expected to be in line with market expectations.
Escape-the-room experience provider Escape Hunt updated the market on its strategic progress and and operations on Tuesday, with its board saying it was “pleased” with progress as it has continued to develop its approach to growing the early-stage business.
Low-maintenance building products manufacturer Epwin Group has disposed of one of its subsidiaries, Indigo Products, to Indigo Acquisitions, it announced on Tuesday.
Prospex Oil and Gas has agreed to acquire up to a 49. 9% interest in the Tesorillo Project in southern Spain, it announced on Tuesday.
Specialist agricultural and distribution business NWF Group updated the market on its trading for the half year to 30 November on Tuesday, reporting that it was ahead of the prior year with the board retaining confidence in delivering full-year expectations.
ECO Animal Health Group announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary, ECO Animal Health Limited, has received a marketing authorisation from the Animal Feeds, Veterinary Drugs and Biologics Control Division of the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture in the Republic of the Philippines for the use of Aivlosin 625 mg/g water soluble granules in chickens laying eggs for human consumption.
Most markets in Asia finished higher on Tuesday, after a solid close on Wall Street overnight as traders remained optimistic that the Republicans would succeed in passing their tax reform bill this week.
Brazil-focussed nickel development company Horizonte Minerals announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Vale to acquire 100% of the advanced Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil.
Base Resources has reached agreement with World Titane Holdings to acquire an initial 85% interest in the wholly-owned Mauritian subsidiaries of World Titane, which between them hold a 100% interest in the Toliara Sands Project in Madagascar, it announced on Tuesday.