Economic and Market News for 4 January 2017

  • 04 Jan
    16:29
    Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust buys back shares

    Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust bought back 10,000 ordinary shares yesterday at 224.5p apiece to be held in treasury. At 4:29pm: (LON:MNP) Martin Currie Global Portfolio Inv.Trust Plc share...

  • 04 Jan
    16:26
    United Cacao Nomad resigns

    United Cacao's shares have been suspended from trading on AIM after Strand Hanson resigned as the company's nominated adviser with immediate effect. The company's shares have been suspended under...

  • 04 Jan
    15:16
    Custodian REIT dividend

    Custodian REIT has confirmed its third quarterly interim dividend of 1.5875 pence per share for the financial year ending 31 March to be paid to shareholders on the register on 20 January, will be...

  • 04 Jan
    14:57
    Amati VCT 2 buys back shares

    Amati VCT 2 bought back 19,000 ordinary shares today at 110p apiece for cancellation. At 2:57pm: (LON:AT2) Amati VCT 2 PLC share price was 0p at 109.75p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    14:44
    IMC raises £150,000

    IMC Exploration Group has raised £150,000 through a placing and subscription of 15,000,000 new ordinary shares at 1p per share. Two directors, Liam McGrattan and Nial Ring, have subscribed...

  • 04 Jan
    14:13
    Henderson Far East Income in equity issue

    Henderson Far East Income Limited issued 100,000 ordinary shares yesterday at 343.50p apiece under its block listing facility. The net asset value per ordinary share at the close of business on 30...

  • 04 Jan
    14:08
    NEXT update receives mixed broker reaction

    Analysts unsurprisingly turned their attention to fashion retailer NEXT (LON:NXT) following today's eagerly awaited trading statement, which received mixed a reaction among the City scribes. While...

  • 04 Jan
    11:08
    Shop prices fall by 1.4% in December

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) reported that overall shop prices fell by 1.4% in December, which is a lower fall than 1.7% over the previous two months. Non-food deflation decelerated to...

  • 04 Jan
    09:50
    UK construction PMI beats views in December

    UK's construction purchasing-managers' index (PMI) hit a seasonally adjusted 54.2 in December, from November's 52.8 and versus market expectations for a reading of 52.6. Net lending to individual...

  • 04 Jan
    09:20
    Euro-zone services PMI data confounds views

    Euro zone's final services purchasing-managers' index (PMI) for December was 53.7, which was up on the 53.1 anticipated by the market, and ahead of the 53.1 seen in November. Germany's final...

  • 04 Jan
    09:15
    Spain's jobless change confounds forecasters

    Spain's jobless change for December came in at -86.8k, versus and expected -44.2k and from a gain of 24.8k in November. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    08:40
    JD Wetherspoon buys back shares

    JD Wetherspoon bought back 164,000 ordinary shares yesterday at an average price of 886.09p apiece for cancellation. At 8:40am: (LON:JDW) Wetherspoon J D PLC share price was +0.25p at 880.25p...

  • 04 Jan
    08:35
    Compass buys back shares

    Compass Group bought back 5,000 ordinary shares yesterday at an average price of 1,476.8300p apiece for cancellation. At 8:35am: (LON:CPG) Compass Group PLC share price was -0.5p at 1475.5p...

  • 04 Jan
    08:20
    Finsbury Growth & Income in equity issue

    Finsbury Growth & Income Trust issued 25,000 new ordinary shares yesterday at 653.50p apiece under its block listing authority. At 8:20am: (LON:FGT) Finsbury Growth Income Trust Plc share...

  • 04 Jan
    07:42
    Regal Petroleum issues Ukraine update

    Regal Petroleum has issued an update of its operational activities at its Ukrainian gas and condensate fields, which comprise the Mekhediviska-Golotvshinska (MEX-GOL) and Svyrydivske (SV) fields...

  • 04 Jan
    07:40
    NextEnergy acquires four plants totalling 20MWp

    NextEnergy Solar Fund announces the signing of two separate share purchase agreements covering a portfolio of three plants totalling 15MWp and a single 5MWp plant. The Bowden (5MWp plant located...

  • 04 Jan
    07:35
    Verseon Corp granted US patents

    Verseon Corp said the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted it US Patents No. 9,533,967 and 9,533,970, which cover various aspects of multiple families of compounds. Verseon had previously...

  • 04 Jan
    07:27
    Tekcapital updates on uSalt

    Tekcapital said it is excited to report that it has produced and tested its natural uSalt product and have found that it provides a level of taste similar to traditional salt, but with about 40%...

  • 04 Jan
    07:25
    NWF Group appoints new FD

    NWF Group has appointed Christopher James Belsham as its new Group Finance Director with effect from June 2017. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:25
    Sphere Medical secures loan facility

    Sphere Medical has secured a £3m loan facility from Silicon Valley Bank. Under the Facility, an initial loan of £1.5m is being drawn immediately. A further £1.5m loan will be conditionally...

  • 04 Jan
    07:22
    Range Resources updates on Trinidad operations

    Range Resources said that, as a result of the continued well workover programme, commencement of waterflood production at the Morne Diablo project, as well as development drilling, the exit...

  • 04 Jan
    07:19
    SolGold issues Cascabel exploration update

    SolGold has provided an exploration update for its Cascabel copper-gold porphyry project in Ecuador. HIGHLIGHTS: - Hole 19 intersects over 800m of significant copper mineralisation from 325.6m to...

  • 04 Jan
    07:19
    BP Marsh sells stake in Besso

    B.P. Marsh & Partners, the specialist venture capital investor in early stage financial services businesses, has agreed to sell its entire 37.94% shareholding in Besso Insurance Group Limited...

  • 04 Jan
    07:17
    Wizz Air hikes December traffic

    Wizz Air has hiked its capacity by 17.2% to 25.6m on a rolling 12-month basis, with passenger numbers up 18.8% to 22.8m and load factor up 1.2ppts to 89.1%. For the month of December, capacity was...

  • 04 Jan
    07:15
    Ultra Electronics wins contract extension

    Ultra Electronics said today its Command & Sonar Systems sonobuoy facility, based in Middlesex, has been awarded a £9.7m contract extension for the supply and production of sonobuoys for the...

  • 04 Jan
    07:08
    FLASH: Sphere Medical secures loan facility

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:07
    FLASH: SolGold issues Cascabel exploration update

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:06
    FLASH: Range Resources updates on Trinidad operations

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:06
    FLASH: Tekcapital updates on uSaltTM

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:06
    FLASH: BP Marsh sells stake in Besso

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:04
    FLASH: Wizz Air hikes December traffic

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    07:04
    FLASH: Ultra Electronics wins contract extension

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 04 Jan
    06:27
    Press Roundup

    A summary of Wednesday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, US election, FTSE 100's record run, Starbucks, Airbnb, Ford, JP Morgan, UK high street, TSB, Ryanair, London Stock Exchange,...

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