News And Announcements
Barclays customers were locked out of their accounts for hours on Thursday after technical glitches struck the bank’s online and telephone banking services.
Workers from Wetherspoons, McDonalds and TGI Fridays have taken unexpected action to fight “poverty wages” and are set to strike together next month.
Barclays upgraded Aveva to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' on Thursday and lifted the price target to 3,150p from 2,800p following the company's capital markets day a day earlier.
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.
An auction to decide the buyer of Sky will be decided by Saturday evening after the battle between 21st Century Fox and Comcast reached a stand-off.
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.
Ryanair chairman David Bonderman survived an investor vote on Thursday, though received a slight 'bloody nose' from shareholders.
Diageo has been buffeted by "increased volatility in some markets" and heightened emerging market foreign exchange instability in recent weeks, which will results in a £45m hit to profits.
Rio Tinto outlined its plans to return around $3. 2bn to shareholders on Thursday through a share buyback programme, following the disposal of its coal assets.
European lead-zinc explorer Europa Metals announced on Thursday that, further to its recent re-logging programme of certain historical core from its 100%-owned Toral lead-zinc-silver project in northern Spain, an updated independent mineral resource estimate had been completed for the project reporting increased tonnage and levels of contained metals.
Diversified mineral exploration and development company Alba Mineral Resources updated the market on the progress of exploration activities at the Clogau Gold Project in North Wales on Thursday.
Brazil-focussed gold mining and development company Serabi Gold announced the appointment of Roney Almeida to the newly-established position of chief operating officer on Thursday.
Closed-ended real estate investment trust, the PRS REIT, has acquired a development site for the construction of 145 new family rental homes with a gross development cost of £15. 2m, it announced on Thursday, and purchased a newly-completed private rented sector site, comprising 63 family homes, for £10. 3m.
Business recovery, financial advisory and property services consultancy Begbies Traynor Group updated the market on its current trading on Thursday, as its investors gathered for its annual general meeting.
Soco International reported a rise in first-half profit and revenue on Thursday and said it has agreed to buy privately-owned Egypt-focused oil and gas company Merlon for around $215m.
AIM-listed double glazing group Safestyle said on Thursday that it swung to a loss in the first half as revenues dropped in "extremely challenging" conditions.
French Connection was under the cosh on Thursday as the fashion retailer said losses widened in the first half amid difficult trading in the UK.