Small Cap Movers: Junior market in healthy shape as fundraisings continue

Small Cap Movers: Junior market in healthy shape as fundraisings continue

It was another bustling week of fundraisings in the junior market as some uncertainty started to dissolve now that we have rough plans for a vaccine rollout and the US election is done and dusted. “With a solution to Brexit looming there are less reasons for investors to …

Proactive weekly mining highlights: Glencore, Greatland Gold, Metal Tiger…

Proactive weekly mining highlights: Glencore, Greatland Gold, Metal Tiger…

Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) shares rose as the mining and commodities giant announced that Ivan Glasenberg is to retire as chief executive in the first half of next year. Gary Nagle, the head of the company’s coal operations, is to take over. Greatland Gold PLC (LON:GGP) signed a series …

Proactive weekly oil and gas highlights: 88 Energy, United Oil & Gas, Touchstone Exploration, Bahama

Proactive weekly oil and gas highlights: 88 Energy, United Oil & Gas, Touchstone Exploration, Bahama

88 Energy Ltd (LON:88E) on Friday struck a farm-out deal for Project Peregrine in Alaska, which will fund the proposed Merlin-1 exploration well. The partnership is with Alaska Peregrine Development Company (APDC), which is described by 88 Energy as ‘a consortium of private US entities managed by individuals …

How coal baron Trevor St Baker turned a $1m power plant into a money-making machine

How coal baron Trevor St Baker turned a $1m power plant into a money-making machine

If you are hoping to make your way in the energy business, you could do worse than to find someone who looks at you the way Coalition governments look at businessman Trevor St Baker. In September 2015, the then NSW treasurer, Gladys Berejiklian, sold the Vales Point coal power plant …

A change in the weather: new demand for TV presenters to include climate in forecasts

A change in the weather: new demand for TV presenters to include climate in forecasts

Graham Creed has spent 30 years with his head in synoptic charts, and for the past 20 he’s been on television letting Australians know if it’s going to be hot, cold, wet or dry. But for the past two years, usually at the end of months with heatwaves and extreme …

The Guardian view on Amazonian cave art: a story about the environment, too | Editorial

The Guardian view on Amazonian cave art: a story about the environment, too | Editorial

In the past week, remarkable images of ancient cave art have hit the headlines: rock paintings made in South America around 12,000 years ago. The art, created on rock faces in the Serrania de la Lindosa, on the northern edge of the Colombian Amazon, is a riot of ochre-coloured geometrical …

FTSE 100 hits nine-month peak, Dow and S&P hit all-time highs

FTSE 100 hits nine-month peak, Dow and S&P hit all-time highs

FTSE 100 index gains 61 points Oil prices hit fresh nine-month high US adds 245,000 jobs in November Wall Street higher on expectations of stimulus 5pm: Traders drive markets higher on both sides of the pond London’s leading index ended the week up 61 points, 0.9%, at 6,551, …

Capital Gearing Trust: driven by value and values

Capital Gearing Trust: driven by value and values

When the initial shock of the coronavirus crisis cannoned around the financial markets in February and March of 2020, sending share prices plummeting at unprecedented speed, there were very few investors anywhere who were as serenely set up as Capital Gearing Trust PLC (LON:CGT). At the end of …

Coinsilium receives additional investment from IOV Labs as parties expand Asia joint venture worldwi

Coinsilium receives additional investment from IOV Labs as parties expand Asia joint venture worldwi

Coinsilium Group Limited (LON:COIN) (OTCQB:CINGF) said it has completed a follow-on investment agreement with IOV Labs Ltd, the parent company of smart contract platform RSK, while the two parties have also agreed to expand the geographical scope of the IOV Labs Asia joint venture (JV) from regional to worldwide. …