SMALL CAPS
08 Mar
Gold bars
Keras investee set for gold drilling as study identifies key targets

Mineral resource company Keras Resources’ investee Calidus Resources has completed a regional target generation study over its Warrawoona gold project, the company announced on Thursday.

08 Mar
centamin sukari miners mining
Thor announces new strategy after tungsten named 'critical commodity'

Thor Mining announced a change in strategic direction on Thursday, indicating an increased focus on its Pilot Mountain, Molyhil and Kapunda projects.

08 Mar
Conviviality sees current year earnings 20% below market views

AIM-listed alcohol wholesaler Conviviality was under pressure on Thursday after saying that adjusted earnings before interest, tax depreciation and amortisation for the current year are likely to be around 20% below current market expectations.

08 Mar
cbpetroleo8163g
Empyrean Energy to resume testing operations after well analysis

Oil and gas exploration company Empyrean Energy is due to resume testing operations on the Dempsey well in California later this month, the company said on Thursday.

08 Mar
pharmaceuticals, drugs, lab
SalvaRX sees 'substantial progress' as investees score patent protection

Drug development company SalvaRX Group offered a business update on Thursday, confirming significant progress for investees iOx Therapeutics and Intensity Therapeutics.

08 Mar
Astrazeneca
Concepta gets ethics committee approval for myLotus UK trials

Women’s fertility mobile health product developer Concepta announced on Thursday that it has received ethics committee approval to start the user trial for its myLotus product in the UK.

08 Mar
money
Improved second half sees FIH lift expectations

Falkland Islands-focussed specialist services group FIH updated the market on its expected trading performance for the year ending 31 March on Thursday, reporting that based on management results for the 10 months to January and on current levels of trading activity, it now expected overall underlying pre-tax profits would be higher than previously anticipated.

08 Mar
coins currency investment insurance business finance company
Applied Graphene Materials sees success in tailgate collaboration

Specialty graphene materials producer Applied Graphene Materials announced the first result of its collaboration with Magna Exteriors and SHD Composites on the W Motors Fenyr SuperSport tailgate on Thursday.

08 Mar
calculatrice-et-trombones-comptes-entrepreneurs-entreprises-argent-finances-tpe-pme-entreprenariat-finances-banques-startup-business-plan-argent
Diversified completes £67m acquisition of Alliance Petroleum

Independent US-based gas and oil producer Diversified Gas & Oil confirmed on Thursday that it has completed the acquisition of Alliance Petroleum Corporation.

08 Mar
Money cash dollars
Starcom manages to narrow losses in 2017

Wireless tracking, monitoring and protection technology specialist Starcom announced its final results for the year ended 31 December on Thursday, reporting a 6% increase in revenue to $5. 4m.

08 Mar
ep gama aviation
Gama Aviation appoints new director of corporate development

Aviation services company Gama Aviation has appointed Richard Kearsey as its director of corporate development following the conclusion of the AIM-quoted firm's successful £48m equity placing.

08 Mar
republic_ireland_eire_286_200
Anglo-Irish agribusiness Origin pleases with quiet first half progress

Agri-services group Origin Enterprises announced its interim results for the half year ended 31 January on Thursday, reporting good first half performance in a seasonally quiet trading period, with operating profit 12. 6% higher at €2. 3m.

08 Mar
ep barcelo gestionara hotel carmengranada
Action Hotels losses swell on cancelled Saudi projects

Action Hotels warned that losses with be larger than expected after it cancelled one and delayed another hotel in Saudi Arabia.

08 Mar
lithium bacanora minerals
Cadence Minerals investee finds lithium indicators at Nevada site

Cadence Minerals announced on Thursday that its investee company Macarthur Minerals has identified indications of a lithium brine aquifer at its project in Railroad Valley, Nevada.

08 Mar
ep television televisor tdt mando
Communisis profits boosted by long-term contract signings

Integrated marketing services company Communisis saw pre-tax profits grow just shy of a quarter in its most recent trading year, as the Leeds-based group renewed its marketing communication and transactional mailing based contract for British TV licences.

08 Mar
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares
Share PLC jumps 10% as company hails 'excellent' 2017

Share account administration company Share PLC’s share prices jumped over 10% on Thursday after it reported a 28% increase in revenues to £18. 7m for 2017.

08 Mar
centamin sukari miners mining
Amur Minerals hits the ignition on Kun-Manie access road project

Exploration and resource development company Amur Minerals said on Thursday that it will take the inaugural step in the design of an access road to its Kun-Manie project in Russia.

08 Mar
ep bot bots kayak espanoles internet encuesta
Spirent announces special dividend after improving profits

IT firm Spirent Communications chose to reward shareholders with a special dividend on Thursday after the West Sussex-based group saw profits grow 27% in its most recent fiscal year.

08 Mar
safestay hostel
Safestay acquires Barcelona asset from Equity Point

Hostel group Safestay has acquired another Barcelona property from Equity Point Hostels, taking its total presence in the city up to nearly 600 beds.

08 Mar
amazon alexa
Frontier Smart Technologies shares tumble despite narrowing losses

Digital radio technology company Frontier Smart Technologies stumbled on Thursday after the firm revealed that while pre-tax losses had contracted, it had still been unable to turn a profit in its most recent fiscal year.