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The FTSE 100 finished the week 186. 19 points higher at 7,490. 23.
Biotechnology company OKYO Pharma announced the appointment of Raj Patil as its senior director of research and development on Friday.
Water saving technologies developer Xeros Technology Group has signed a 10-year contract with Le Farc, to convert its re-tanning operations in León, Mexico to use Xeros' patented polymer technology, it announced on Friday.
Thalassa Holdings announced on Friday that, on Thursday, it purchased 50,000 of its shares at a price of 94p each.
Most markets in Asia finished in positive territory on Friday, following a stellar performance on Wall Street overnight, as traders once again appeared to shrug off ongoing trans-Pacfic trade concerns.
Africa-focussed oil and gas company Tower Resources updated the market on its Algoa-Gamtoos licence in South Africa, in which it holds a 50% interest through its wholly-owned subsidiary Rift Petroleum, together with the operator New Age Energy Algoa, on Friday.
Technology business investment group Mercia Technologies told shareholders on Friday that, since its 31 March year-end, its direct investment portfolio had continued to make “good overall progress”.
Natural resources investment company Armadale Capital announced “significant progress” on the 2018 field work programme underway at its Mahenge Liandu Graphite Project in Tanzania on Friday.
Upstream oil and gas and energy company Andalas Energy and Power has, through its 100%-owned subsidiary Resolute Oil & Gas UK, entered into an agreement with Corallian Energy to acquire, via a farm-in, an 8% interest in UK Continental Shelf Licence P1918 which contains the Colter prospect, as well as PEDL 330 and PEDL 345.
Independent oil and gas production company Jadestone Energy announced on Friday that all conditions precedent to its proposed acquisition of the Montara oil project, offshore Australia, were now satisfied.
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group announced on Friday that AMG Superalloys has entered into a multi-year agreement with Ørsted to purchase 100% of its power requirements from renewable sources, starting in October 2018.
Smurfit Kappa talked up its new ‘ShelfSmart’ service in an announcement on Friday, including its new packaging solution, ‘Shelf Facer’.
Rare disease specialist Shire announced on Friday that the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan has granted manufacturing and marketing authorisation for its ‘FIRAZYR’ icatibant injection, for the acute treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in adult patients with HAE.
London open The FTSE 100 is expected to open 29 points higher on Friday, having closed up 0. 49% at 7,367. 32 on Thursday.
Wall Street trading ended well into the green on Thursday, as investors shrugged off the trade conflict between the US and China and thumbed through a slew of data releases.
IT-as-a-service provider Adept4 has successfully settled its legal dispute with the vendors of Adept4 Managed IT, it announced on Thursday, as it outline in its interim results for the six months ended 31 March.
Oil and gas company Mayan Energy updated the market on its Forest Hill assets in Wood County, Texas on Thursday, where it holds a 75% working interest and a 52. 5% net revenue interest in two oil and gas leases.
Northern Bear updated the market on its trading for the six month period to 30 September on Thursday, reporting that its unaudited interim results would show operating profit ahead of prior year results.
International oil and gas company Range Resources updated the market on its producing waterflood project in the south east area of the Beach Marcelle field in Trinidad on Thursday, reporting that it was now undertaking work to expand the project.
Clear Leisure updated the market on its cryptocurrency mining data centre and the ongoing Mediapolis appeal on Thursday, reporting that as of Wednesday, the centre - Miner One - has extracted approximately 0. 454 Bitcoins and 17. 045 Litecoins in pool mining mode.