22 Apr
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Sunday share tips: Centrica, Duke Royalty

In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, John Collingridge was looking at Centrica, bringing it all the way back to the hefty dividend promises of the ‘if you see Sid, tell him’ marketing that accompanied the privatisation of the then-British Gas in 1986.

22 Apr
Sunday newspaper round-up: WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, contactless fraud, Whitbread, Metro Bank

The Canadian betting giant behind the PokerStars website has this weekend clinched a £3. 4bn takeover of Sky Bet. The online betting site is to be swallowed up by Toronto-based Stars Group in a deal that will create the world’s largest digital gaming company. - The Sunday Times.

20 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week up 103. 61 points at 7,368. 17.

20 Apr
Breedon completes acquisition of Lagan Group

Breedon Group confirmed on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of Belfast-based construction materials business Lagan Group.

20 Apr
Wolf Minerals reaches settlement in dispute with GR Engineering Services

Specialty metals producer Wolf Minerals updated the market on its ongoing disputes with GR Engineering Services on Friday, which are associated with the EPC contract for the Hemerdon tungsten and tin project in Devon, south west England.

20 Apr
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Cluff raises £0.75m ahead of 30th offshore licensing round results

Natural resources investing company Cluff Natural Resources announced a subscription of a total of 46,875,000 new ordinary shares on Friday, to raise a total of £0. 75m before expenses.

20 Apr
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New Ethopian government gives KEFI the go-ahead to move families

Gold exploration and development company KEFI Minerals announced on Friday that, in connection with its Tulu Kapi gold project in western Ethiopia, the joint committees of the company and the Ethiopian authorities have now triggered the formalisation of the resettlement arrangements for each of the affected individual households in the area.

20 Apr
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SDX makes conventional natural gas discovery at Lalla Mimouna

North Africa-focussed oil and gas company SDX Energy announced on Friday that a conventional natural gas discovery has been made at its LNB-1 exploration well on the Lalla Mimouna permit in Morocco, of which it owns 75%.

20 Apr
Distil gets RedLeg Rum another big pub chain listing

Premium drinks brand owner Distil announced on Friday that another leading pub chain with national coverage has listed RedLeg Spiced Rum for its outlets, further increasing the brand's presence and availability throughout the UK.

20 Apr
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Sigma acquires another three development sites

Private rented sector residential development and urban regeneration company Sigma announced the acquisition of three private rented sector development sites in the new financial year to date on Friday.

20 Apr
Asia report: Semiconductor slide leads markets lower

Markets in Asia were sent falling on Friday, taking their lead from a weaker session on Wall Street overnight, with the technology sector leading the declines in the region.

20 Apr
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Drax begins £50m share buyback programme

Drax Group announced on Friday that it is commencing a £50m share buy-back programme, in a bid to reduce its share capital.

20 Apr
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Ryan Mangold steps down in Taylor Wimpey management shuffle

Taylor Wimpey announced on Friday that Ryan Mangold would be leaving his role as group finance director after almost eight years in that position, in a move that surprised analysts in the City.

20 Apr
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Marshalls appoints Vanda Murray as its next chair

Marshalls announced its intention to appoint Vanda Murray OBE to its board as a non-executive director and chair on Friday.

20 Apr
Indivior files Canadian submission for opium use disorder treatment

Indivior has filed a new drug submission (NDS) with Health Canada's Therapeutic Drugs Directorate, it announced on Friday, for its ‘SUBLOCADE’ (buprenorphine extended-release) injection, for subcutaneous use for the treatment of moderate-to-severe opioid use disorder (OUD), as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.

20 Apr
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Meggitt secures long-term agreement with Solar Turbines

High performance components and sub-systems company Meggitt has secured a long-term agreement with Solar Turbines, it announced on Friday.

19 Apr
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US close: Street finishes red as investors sift through more earnings

Wall Street finished in the red on Thursday, as investors sifted through more earnings and data releases for some fresh cues.

19 Apr
MyCelx raises revenue forecasts after new orders

Clean water technology company MyCelx Technologies Corporation has secured a new purchase order in Saudi Arabia, and has sold equipment in Australia, it announced on Thursday.

19 Apr
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RhythmOne prepares shareholders for bumper results

RhythmOne issued a preliminary update on its expected performance for the full year ended 31 March on Thursday, confirming it was in-line with expectations.