23 Feb
Summit Therapeutics to participate in BTIG Healthcare Conference

Drug discovery and development company Summit Therapeutics announced on Friday that its management would participate in one-on-one meetings at the 2018 BTIG Healthcare Conference.

23 Feb
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Indus Gas offers to buy notes back from noteholders

Indus Gas announced on Friday that, as part of the company's continuing capital and liability management initiatives to optimise its debt capital structure, it was inviting the note holders to offer to sell for cash any and all of the outstanding notes held by them.

23 Feb
Bill Colvin resigns as Baron Oil chairman

Baron Oil announced the resignation of William ‘Bill’ Colvin as its chairman and a director of the company on Friday, with effect from 28 February.

23 Feb
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Chancellors Estates lists with OnTheMarket

Online property marketing platform operator OnTheMarket announced on Friday that, in line with the five-year agreement announced in November, the estate agency firm Chancellors Estates is now advertising its UK residential sales and lettings properties at OnTheMarket. com.

23 Feb
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Ultimate Sports Group to make provision for struggling digital platform

Investment company Ultimate Sports Group updated the market on recent developments on Friday, following its announcement last June that the development of the UltimatePlayer. me digital platform - designed to increase the participation of children in school sports -had seen a number of challenges.

23 Feb
Asia report: Markets finish up as dollar edged higher

Markets in Asia finished higher on Friday as the US dollar edged up, with energy plays a standout as oil prices clung to their gains.

23 Feb
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Coventry Building Society posts impressive set of 2017 numbers

Coventry Building Society announced its results for the year ended 31 December on Friday, reporting “strong growth” in mortgages, with mortgage assets increasing £3bn to £35. 9bn, representing growth of 9%.

23 Feb
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Ofcom to open up BT poles, ban regional pricing in push for 'full fibre'

More British broadband users are set to benefit from super-fast internet speeds, after a draft decision by Ofcom today that will halve the upfront cost of building ‘full-fibre’ broadband networks.

23 Feb
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William Hill pleased with adjusted results and outlook

William Hill announced its final results for the 52 weeks ended 26 December on Friday, with adjusted net revenue rising 7% to £1. 71bn.

23 Feb
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Persimmon's top three slash their own bonuses

Persimmon announced amendments to its 2012 Long Term Incentive Plan entitlements on Friday, affecting CEO Jeff Fairburn, CFO Mike Killoran, and group managing director Dave Jenkinson.

23 Feb
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IAG posts solid results despite dip in fourth quarter profits

British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group presented its group consolidated results for the year ended 31 December on Friday, with fourth quarter operating profit falling to €585m before exceptional items, from €620m in 2016.

22 Feb
US close: Solid jobs data sees markets rise

Stocks rose across the board in the US on Thursday, after positive data on the labour market offset investor concerns surrounding potential interest rate hikes coming from the Federal Reserve's most recent meeting.

22 Feb
Starcom share price plunges as board flags bigger losses

Remote tracking, monitoring and protection specialist dealt a blow to its share price on Thursday, after the board confirmed a significant downgrade to its expectations for the 2017 year ahead of its final results.

22 Feb
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Arbuthnot banks on final results in line with expectations

Arbuthnot Banking Group issued a pre close trading update on Thursday, ahead of its final results announcement for the year ended 31 December, which was scheduled for 28 March.

22 Feb
Sareum notes success of PARP inhibitor SRA737

Specialist cancer drug discovery and development business Sareum Holdings noted on Thursday that Sierra Oncology - the licence holder advancing clinical cancer candidate SRA737 - announced yesterday that it will present preclinical data demonstrating that its Chk1 inhibitor SRA737 synergises with niraparib - a poly ADP-ribose (PARP) inhibitor - in a poster at the American Association of Cancer Research annual meeting 2018 being held in Chicago from 14-18 April.

22 Feb
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Oakley Capital fund offloads two investments

Oakley Capital Investments announced on Thursday that the Oakley Capital Private Equity Fund II has reached an agreement to sell its 38. 5% stake in Parship Elite Group, and its 9. 9% stake in Verivox, to NuCom Group - ProSiebenSat. 1's commerce unit.

22 Feb
Zinc Media divisions pick up several new TV commissions

Television and multimedia content producer Zinc Media Group announced on Thursday that its television subsidiaries, Blakeway and Tern Television, have been awarded four significant production commissions.

22 Feb
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Vitec Group posts record numbers in 'transformational' year

Broadcast and photographic products and solutions supplier The Vitec Group announced its audited results for the year ended 31 December on Thursday, with adjusted revenue rising 0. 5% to £378. 1m.

22 Feb
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Asia report: Markets mixed as investors react to Fed minutes

Markets in Asia finished mixed on Thursday, as mainland China returned to the fray and traders reacted to the latest Federal Reserve minutes, released in the US overnight.