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Sirius Minerals named among the ‘top tips’ for 2017

Here we take a look at the medium and small cap companies included among Fleet Street's top stock market tips for 2017.

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British fertiliser mine developer Sirius Minerals PLC (LON:SXX) is among a number of small cap stocks featuring in the ‘top tips’ of the market commentators on Fleet Street.

Having secured funding in 2016 for its massive world-class mining project, beneath the North Yorkshire National Park, Sirius is favoured by the Tempus tipsters at The Times as the company moves towards the start of phase one construction work.

The Sunday Times, meanwhile, includes AIM quoted drug research specialist Horizon Discovery Group (LON:HZD), which is making incredible advances altering the inner workings of the human body to tackle deadly diseases.

eSports events promotor Gfinity Plc (LON:GFIN) was among the tips featured in the Daily Mail as it continues to build momentum as host to leading video games tournaments from its London eSports arena.

The Mail also includes mining juniors Bacanora Minerals Ltd and Aurum Mining in its list.

Elsewhere, Africa based gold miner Hummingbird Resources (LON:HUM) was among The Telegraph’s tips.

Here’s a roundup of the Tips for 2017 …

The Times (Tempus):

Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO), Bunzl Plc (LON:BNZL), NEX Group Plc (LON:NXG), London Stock Exchange Group Plc  (LON:LSE), Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR), Sirius Minerals PLC (LON:SXX), Capita Plc (LON:CPI), Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT), Merlin Entertainments Plc (LON:MERL), Thomas Cook Group Plc (LON:TCG), Carnival Plc (LON:CCL), RPC Group Plc (LON:RPC).

The Sunday Times:

Horizon Discovery Group PLC (LON:HZD), NCC Group Plc (LON:NCC), Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD),  Restaurant Group Plc (LON:RTN), Costain Group Plc (LON:COST), Puretech Health Plc (LON:PRTC), Unilever Plc (LON:ULVR), Aviva Plc (LON:AV., Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC).

Daily Mail:

BAE Systems Plc (LON:BA., Gfinity Plc (LON:GFIN), Whitbread plc (LON:WTB), Aurum Mining Plc (LON:AUR), Just Eat Plc (LON:JE., Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LON:LLOY), DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS), Micro Focus International Plc (LON:MCRO), Bacanora Minerals Ltd (LON:BCN).

Daily Mail Midas:

Creo Medical Group Plce (LON:CREO), Restaurant Group Plc (LON:RTN), FreeAgent Holdings Plc (LON:FREE).

The Telegraph:

WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (LON:MRW), Merlin Entertainments Plc (LON:MERL),  BT Group Plc (LON:BT.A), Bunzl Plc (LON:BNZL), Begbies Traynor Group Plc (LON:BEG), Barclays Plc (LON:BARC), Hummingbird Resources Ltd (LON:HUM), AstraZeneca Plc (LON:AZN), Fevertree Drinks Plc (LON:FEVR), Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN).

The Independent:

Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY), Persimmon Plc (LON:PSN), Paddy Power Betfair (LON:PPB),  Kier Group Plc (LON:KIE), RPC Group Plc (LON:RPC), Auto Trader Group Plc (LON:AUTO).

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