With a bit of flexibility, forward-thinking and cooperation with fintechs, long-established financial services show there’s life in the old dogs yet. With so many hot new fintech kids on the block, these days, staying ahead in financial services means a bit of ‘Keeping Up with the Card-cash-ians’. Yes, the new breed of banking and finance is informal, mobile and totes millennial-friendly.
The trade body representing medicines manufacturers has called on the next government to bring the UK’s current healthcare spending of 9.9% of GDP into line with the G7 average of 11.3%, in order to help the NHS become one of the best health services in the world.
BP today announced that it has agreed to sell its 50% stake in the Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited (SECCO) to Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), BP’s joint venture partner, for a total consideration of $1.68 billion.
Oilex Ltd (the Company) is pleased to announce that the workover rig has been mobilised to C-70 at the Cambay PSC (Cambay). The Company plans to complete workovers of two wells, C-70 and C-23z, during May 2017.
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London quoted diamond exploration and development company focused on West Africa, announces that it has signed a legally binding conditional Tribute Mining Agreement and Revenue Share Agreement (“the Agreements”) with Octea Mining Limited (“Octea”) in respect of the Tongo-Tonguma kimberlite diamond project (“Project”) in eastern Sierra Leone.
Commenting, Mr Mick Billing, Executive Chairman of Thor Mining, said:
“A very good period for the Company and its investors. The very positive results at Pilot Mountain demonstrate the significant and increasing value of this project and we are very keen to see the outcome of the maiden resource estimate, now commissioned, for the Garnet deposit. When added to the existing Desert Scheelite resource estimate we anticipate building a substantial resource inventory, with ample capacity for significant further growth.