Economic and Market News for 28 December 2017

  • 28 Dec
    BT and Dixons among stocks going ex-dividend

    Shares in some of the UK's best known companies are trading lower as they go ex-dividend. BT, Dixons Carphone and Halma are among a large number of stocks which have undergone a technical...

  • 28 Dec
    Carnival buys back shares

    Carnival Corporation & plc bought back 50,000 ordinary shares yesterday at an average price of 4859.2189p apiece to be held in treasury. At 9:33am: (LON:CCL) Carnival PLC share price was...

  • 28 Dec
    Telit in temporary debt pressure relief

    Telit Communications said its leading financing bank had granted an advance waiver for the potential breach of covenants as at 31 December 2017. It added: 'The group and the bank remain in...

  • 28 Dec
    Edinburgh Dragon Trust buys back shares

    Edinburgh Dragon Trust bought back 111,960 ordinary shares yesterday at 374.4422p apiece to be held in treasury. At 8:22am: (LON:EFM) Edinburgh Dragon Trust Plc share price was -0.87p at...

  • 28 Dec
    Patagonia Gold seals deal to buy Calcatreu project

    Patagonia Gold has signed the definitive agreement to acquire the Calcatreu deposit from Pan American Silver, by way of acquiring all shares of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pan American, for a...

  • 28 Dec
    RHI Magnesita in bonds early redemption

    Refractory products specialist RHI Magnesita announces that Magnesita Refratarios has given notice for the early redemption of US$70m of its US$250m 8.625% Perpetual Notes, to be effected on...

  • 28 Dec
    Range Resources advances $2.8m to LandOcean

    Range Resources has advanced a partial payment of US$2.8m to LandOcean Petroleum as part of the consideration for the completed acquisition of Range Resources Drilling Services. The payment is on...

  • 28 Dec
    Green light for TyraTech to sell Vamousse brand to Alliance Pharma

    Life sciences company TyraTech has been given permission by its shareholders to sell its human lice products brand Vamousse to Alliance Pharma for an initial cash consideration of $13m with further...

  • 28 Dec
    Oracle Power raises new cash at a premium to market price

    Energy developer Oracle Power has issued 27,023,652 shares at 2.3p, raising £621,544. The share placing has been done at a 20% premium to the closing price on 27 December. The stock has been...

  • 28 Dec
    Chaarat Gold options exercised

    Chaarat Gold has issued 400,000 ordinary shares following the exercise of options at 15p apiece. The company has received proceeds of £60,000. Story provided by

  • 28 Dec
    Nighthawk amends bank agreement

    US-focused oil development and production company Nighthawk has amended its existing bank agreement with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Since the announcement on 2 October 2017 of the waiver...

  • 28 Dec
    TechFinancials takes stake in blockchain-based diamond exchange

    TechFinancials, a technology provider to financial trading brokers, has entered into a legally binding share purchase agreement with Cedex Holdings. Cedex will operate what TechFinancials believes...

  • 28 Dec
    Silence Therapeutics sells more shares in Arrowhead

    Silence Therapeutics has sold a further part of its holding in Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals. Since an announcement on 11 December 2017, Silence has sold a further 2,317,693 shares for an average...

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