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.
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
Online net gaming revenue (NGR) was 28% ahead driven by strong growth across all major territories. After adjusting for the estimated impact of the World Cup and the acquisition of Crystalbet, online NGR was 21% ahead
DNV GL, a global leader in technical assurance certification, has kicked the tyres of PowerHouse's waste-to-energy technology
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
Net debt came down despite the Kenya Revenue Authority failing to provide any VAT refunds in the third quarter
"Shanta continues to deleverage its balance sheet despite not receiving the long-awaited VAT refund. This has been achieved through disciplined cost control and better capital allocation decisions"
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.
The last refresh saw a couple of Kurdistan-focused oil plays join the momentum-based virtual portfolio and that did not work out too well. Let's see if the luck of the Irish is any better.