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Camden Town owner bought out by gambling billionaire founder

Camden Town owner bought out by gambling billionaire founder

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The owner of Camden Market in London, Market Tech Holdings, has agreed to be taken over by Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi's LabTech Investments for almost £900m, with the shares dow... [more]

Government recoups all funds from Lloyds bailout

Government recoups all funds from Lloyds bailout

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The government will sell its remaining shares in Lloyds Banking Group in the coming months after recovering all of the £20.3bn spent to bail it out during the financial crisis. Chan... [more]

Britain celebrates first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution

Britain celebrates first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Friday was thought to be the first entirely coal-free day in Britain for hundreds of years, as reliance on nuclear, gas and renewable energy from wind and solar meant no coal power ... [more]

Touchstone Innovations invests £2.9m in Abzena

Touchstone Innovations invests £2.9m in Abzena

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Technology commercialisation company Touchstone Innovations, which was spun-out from the Imperial College London, has invested £2.9m in the £25m placing of portfolio company Abzena.... [more]

Plaza Centers opens Belgrade shopping centre

Plaza Centers opens Belgrade shopping centre

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - AIM-listed merging markets property developer Plaza Centers opened Belgrade Plaza, its 34th shopping centre and its second in Serbia, on Thursday. The shopping centre is 97% let and... [more]

Regulators given post-election extension to examine Fox's Sky takeover

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Regulators examining the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox will have until after the general election to investigate whether to approve the deal. Ofcom and the Competitio... [more]

Rasmala increases stake in subsidiary for $6m

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - AIM-listed investment management firm Rasmala is to buy a further stake in its subsidiary Rasmala Holdings Limited (RHL) from minority shareholders for $6m. This will result in Rasm... [more]

Broker tips: M&S, Domino's Pizza, Debenhams, Glencore, South32 and Rio Tinto

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Retailer Marks & Spencer got a boost as Barclays initiated coverage of the stock at 'overweight' with a 410p price target, which implies 14% potential upside. The bank acknowledged ... [more]

Oilex awards two key contracts on Cambay PSC work programme

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Oilex announced the award of two key contracts to Schlumberger and Baker Hughes as part of its 2017 work programme at the Cambay PSC on Friday. The AIM-traded firm said Schlumberger... [more]

BOS Global reaches milestone in Call Design acquisition

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Productivity software developer BOS Global Holdings updated the market on Friday on the conditional agreement to acquire a 40% interest in Call Design, which was announced on 20 Mar... [more]

First phase of unit recommissioning complete, PowerHouse says

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ultra high temperature gasification waste to energy systems company PowerHouse Energy Group announced on Friday that the first phase of the re-commissioning of the its G3-UHt unit h... [more]

SEC buys stake in Polish PR firm

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Public relations firm SEC has completed the acquisition of a 60% stake in Polish communications company Martis Consulting for €1.1m. The acquisition was conditional on the spin... [more]

SolGold reports 20% strike extension from Hole 21

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - SolGold reported drilling at its Cascabel site in Ecuador had extended the known length of copper-gold mineralised by 20%. Hole 21 at the Alpala section of its 85%-owned Cascabel pr... [more]

SolGold reports 20% strike extension from Hole 21

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - SolGold reported drilling at its Cascabel site in Ecuador had extended the known length of copper-gold mineralised by 20%. Hole 21 at the Alpala section of its 85%-owned Cascabel pr... [more]

Strategic Minerals enters cash generative phase, shares jump

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Strategic Minerals leaped higher after the company said it had entered a cash generative phase and was considering new projects. Key to the company's outlook, sales of mag... [more]

ReNeuron confirms breakthrough in cryopreserved candidate formulation

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Cell-based therapeutics developer ReNeuron Group updated the market on its cell therapy development programmes targeting degenerative diseases of the retina on Friday, reporting tha... [more]

Tesla recalls 53,000 vehicles over brake problems

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - US carmaker Tesla Motors has recalled 53,000 of its Model S and Model X vehicles after it found issues related to the cars' braking systems. Elon Musk's innovative car firm has said... [more]

Gaming Realms' Slingo portfolio to launch in US

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Gaming Realms' Slingo Original portfolio of games has won a license and will be launched in the New Jersey in the US. The AIM-listed gaming company has already received a transactio... [more]

Luca Benedetto elevated to Zenith Energy CFO

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - International oil and gas production company Zenith Energy announced the appointment of Luca Benedetto to the position of chief financial officer - a non-board position, replacing A... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Debenhams: Deutsche Bank upgrades to Hold with a target price of 50p. Marks & Spencers: Barclays initiates on Overweight with a target price of 410p. Talk Talk: HSBC upgrades to Bu... [more]

NextEnergy agrees acquisition of six solar projects

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - NextEnergy Solar Fund announced on Friday that it signed six share purchase agreements for six separate projects, with three unrelated counterparties, to acquire the special purpose... [more]

Vernalis receives $2m milestone as part of research collaboration

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Vernalis tumbled on Friday despite the drug developer announcing it had received a $2m milestone under one of its existing research collaborations. The collaboration was t... [more]

Metal Tiger raises £4.39m to fund development at Botswana mine

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Copper and silver miner Metal Tiger has raised £4.39m, from a private placement and a further £460,000 through a placing and subscription of shares to fund development at its Botswa... [more]

Aviva buys out Vietnam life insurance JV

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Aviva has bought VietinBank's entire 50% shareholding in its life insurance joint venture VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance Limited and signed a new distribution agreement with Vietin... [more]

HaloSource appoints new CEO and chairman

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Clean water technology company HaloSource has made a raft of changes to its board and management team, including a new chief executive and chairman. The AIM-listed company has appoi... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
CSX Corp. 50.77 2.44 22:09
Microsoft Corp. 66.40 1.37 22:07
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 90.95 1.31 21:37
Netflix Inc. 142.87 1.20 22:10
JD.com, Inc. 34.35 1.12 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mattel Inc. 21.79 -13.57 22:08
Viacom Inc. Class B 43.10 -2.77 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 27.32 -2.29 22:07
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 88.47 -1.95 22:05
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 370.12 -1.67 21:37