Economic and Market News for 10 January 2018

  • 10 Jan
    Learning Technologies Group options exercised

    Learning Technologies Group has issued 200,000 new ordinary shares following the exercise of options. At 9:56am: (LON:LTG) Learning Technologies Group share price was +0.2p at 64.6p Story...

  • 10 Jan
    Papua Mining intersects gold, silver in Australia

    Papua Mining said it intersected wide zones of near-surface gold and silver at its Lighthouse project in Queensland, Australia. Hole BPL002, for example, intersected 22m at 1.86g/t of gold and...

  • 10 Jan
    Telit expands Brazil partnership

    Telit Communications has expanded a strategic partnership with PST Electronics, a Stoneridge company involved in telematics security, connected car supplies and telematics solutions in Brazil and...

  • 10 Jan
    Water Intelligence forms distribution pact

    Water Intelligence said subsidiary American Leak Detection has formed a strategic partnership with Flo Technologies to provide distribution, leak detection and repair capabilities for its home...

  • 10 Jan
    Mobile Tornado launches shares issue

    Mobile Tornado Group launched a share placement to raise around £1.35m Shares would be issued at 2p each representing around 9.95% of the current share capital of the company. At 9:41am:...

  • 10 Jan
    UK November trade deficit widened by £0.5 billion

    The UK total trade deficit widened by £0.5 billion between October 2017 and November 2017, due primarily to an increase in goods imports of fuels from non-EU countries, according to the Office of...

  • 10 Jan
    UK November construction output +0.4%

    UK construction output increased by 0.4% in the month of November on-year, according to the Office of National Statistics. Story provided by

  • 10 Jan
    SOCO to impair African assets

    SOCO said it would fully impair the costs held on its balance sheet related to its non-core African assets. "There has been no change in our assessment of the potential of these assets; however,...

  • 10 Jan
    WPP acquires Portuguese agency

    WPP has acquired Bomtempo, Anahory & Ralha, an independent creative agency in Portugal, for an undisclosed sum. BAR would merge operations with Ogilvy & Mather Portugal, with the combined...

  • 10 Jan
    Diageo buys back shares

    Diageo bought back 364,681 ordinary shares yesterday at the volume weighted average price of 2,667.67p apiece for cancellation. At 9:00am: (LON:DGE) Diageo PLC share price was +2.25p at...

  • 10 Jan
    Kingfisher buys back shares

    Kingfisher bought back 376,786 ordinary shares yesterday at an average price of 340.9048p apiece for cancellation. At 8:51am: (LON:KGF) Kingfisher PLC share price was -0.3p at 340.6p Story...

  • 10 Jan
    Man Group buys back shares

    Man Group bought back 151,742 ordinary shares yesterday for cancellation at a weighted average price of 213.3061p apiece under its US$100m repurchase programme. At 8:44am: (LON:EMG) Man Group...

  • 10 Jan
    W Resources inks Spain contract

    W Resources said it had awarded a design and construct contract for the La Parrilla concentrator in Spain to allmineral Aufbereitungstechnik at a contract price of around €8m. The concentrator is...

  • 10 Jan
    Paddy Power appoints new Europe, Australia heads

    Paddy Power has appointed Dan Taylor as chief executive of its European operations and Barni Evans as chief executive of Sportsbet, its operation in Australia. Both positions would report to group...

  • 10 Jan
    Exillon gets approval for delisting in Poland

    Exillon Energy has received approval from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for the delisting of the company's shares from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The decision has an effective date...

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