Whether it is lashing out on China for unfairly weakening its currency, or calling out “unfair” government subsidies on Canadian softwood lumber, it’s safe to say that re-opening discussions about foreign trade has become a key priority under President Trump.
FTSE100 chemicals firm Croda’s shares surge after a positive trading update – but what does it actually do? And, oh dear Auntie! The BBC licence fee just went up as did the number of its bosses earning £150k+ per year.
Finally I have found some time to start on this Blog. I have had this in my mind for many months but not really had a ‘window’ of time where I can really free myself up from the hustle and bustle of life and enable an atmosphere that is peaceful and conducive to the Deep Thinking I suspect this Blog will demand. You could say I have“Cut out the Noise“……
Financial Technology (otherwise known as FinTech), is drastically changing the way financial service firms operate and the way that the world of money functions; transforming the ways in which we transfer, borrow and manage our finances. Throughout the UK in particular, FinTech is growing in stature and popularity.
Take a look at our infographic below which delves into some FinTech facts and figures…
IGas Energy plc (AIM: IGAS) Unaudited Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2016
ShareTalk spoke to Mick Billing, Executive Chairman of Thor Mining. We covered the Assay results from its two main projects at Garnet and Desert Scheelite. We look at the new Zinc resource in place that was not highlighted by the previous historic drills. We talk about the future news flow starting with a Jorc compliant resource which Mick hopes will be due in the near future. We highlight the low cost plans and cover the funding needs for the projects in the mid to long term.
Today Share Talk spoke to Jerry Randall, Chief Executive Officer of Venture Life Group. We look at the business in depth from the Board of Directors and the past history of the company’s partners. We look into the products and how they fit into the self care category and how they are in the public domain as a branded set of products. We look at the business model and how they plan to expand their global reach and expand on their product base.
Costa and Premier Inn owner Whitbread misses forecasts in its full year results and warns the year ahead will be challenging. Still the dividend was up by 6%.
And who’s looking at bringing Woolies back to the High Street and is it such a wise move?
U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade the nation’s roads, ports and bridges will drive demand for steel and support iron ore prices, Australia’s Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said.
“The U.S. and the Trump administration has put out a very ambitious infrastructure investment program” and the steel will have to come from somewhere, Cormann said in an interview in Washington. “So global demand for steel, we believe, will continue to require significant exports of Australian iron ore.”
The development of Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources’ Mali-based Yanfolila mine is progressing on time and within budget.
The company on Monday said structural, mechanical, plate work and piping work have been under way for over three months, while the plant foundations largely complete.The ball mill is complete and due for delivery to site in May, while work on the carbon-in-leach tanks is expected to be finished then too.