John has been covering financial markets since before the FTSE 100 existed, starting out on the Industries and Commodities team at Dun & Bradstreet, before moving on to Datastream, where he was head of the news team for several years. After a succession of management roles at Thomson Reuters he returned to front-line journalism in 2006. Prior to joining Proactive Investors he was managing editor at Sharecast.
For the first nine months of 2018, the businesses Essentra is looking to exit made an operating loss of around £1mln. The closures would result in an exceptional charge in the second half of 2018 of about £12mln, of which roughly £4mln would be a cash charge
WatchandWager will focus on securing new B2B deals to replace the one it appears to have lost. It says it is in advanced discussions with a number of other potential leads
finnCap, the house broker, said discoverIE "remains a strong play on technological change, a clear and long-term structural growth driver"
Given the fantastic share price performance of the Warhammer and Warhammer 40k games company, the City was under the impression everything was going great guns at Games Workshop. They may well be but the board has hinted at troubles ahead
Molendotech director Professor Simon Jackson said: "This is an exciting opportunity for Molendotech and will allow us to develop our technology in the important food market where a rapid turn around of produce is required"
Three directors have subscribed for shares. Two independent directors have consulted with Futura's nomad and deemed that the terms of the participating directors' participation in the subscription are "fair and reasonable"
A detailed review of the BKM BFS study inputs recently received from the various project consultants has highlighted selected areas of the study where additional technical work is likely to significantly enhance the robustness of the project
The 'Section 75' agreement, which details matters involving third parties that cannot be enforced through the planning notice, has now been executed and submitted for registration
After setting the IPO price at the bottom of the range failed to prevent a disastrous stock market debut for Funding Circle, the stock is beginning to recover. It's a tricky stock to value because of the alleged disruptive nature of the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending model but in the US, investors seem a lot more sceptical about...
Another profit warning from Crest Nicholson plus the previously buoyant East Anglia housing market joining London and the South-East in the doghouse is further evidence the sector has peaked
The hot summer was good for the Resort Theme Parks and bad for the Midway division, which is London-biased.
The dividend yield is appealing and most brokers reckon the dividend looks safe but few are advising their clients buy the shares at this price.