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Range Resources secures new financing arrangement

Range Resources has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Beijing Sibo Investment Management, a newly-established investment fund, headquartered in Beijing, China. The MOU envisages the company and Sibo entering into a definitive subscription agreement, whereby Sibo will provide funding of a minimum of $20m and up to $35m in cash to subscribe for […]

FTSE rises on mixed bag as mid caps hit record

FTSE indices headed into the bank-holiday weekend on a upbeat note, the mid cap once again hitting a fresh closing high. The market took speeches by several central bank bosses in its stride, with financial, pharma and retails stocks nipping ahead, among others. FTSE 100 closed up 18.25 points, or 0.26%, to 7031.72. FTSE 250 […]

Avocet agrees loan increase

Avocet Mining (AVM) has announced that it has agreed, subject to certain conditions precedent, to increase the amount available pursuant to the US$2.1 million loan announced on 24 April 2015 (“the Third Elliott Loan Facility”) up to, in aggregate, US$2.4 million. The increase is to provide additional working capital to the Company in respect of […]

FTSE firms to noon on mining, pharmas as SVT falls

FTSE indices firmed to midday with mining, pharmaceutical and retail stocks providing direction as the market assesses comments by ECB president Mario Draghi and looks to speeches by BoE governor Mark Carney and US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. To noon, FTSE 100 was up 25.07 points, or 0.36%, to 7038.54. FTSE 250 added 46.93, […]

MRS updates on funding for D&M Group acquisition

Management Resource Solutions said, as previously announced, the source of funds for the Acquisition, Halcyon Capital Management Pty Ltd (“Halcyon”), defaulted on its contracted obligations and since then the directors of MRS have been working to secure alternative funding. “The Company is pleased to announce that they have now received the first replacement offer of […]

FTSE up on mixed bag as Severn Trent disappoints

FTSE indices tracked higher on opening with retail, mining, oil and pharmaceutical stocks paving the way. Severn Trent (SVT) was firmly southbound as its FY results disappointed. Wall St and Asian markets booked gains overnight. Shortly after the open, FTSE 100 was up 33.81 points, or 0.48%, to 7047.28. FTSE 250 added 46.37, or 0.26%, […]

Dragon Oil confirms proposal by ENOC

Dragon Oil has confirmed it has received a proposal by ENOC to make a 735p per share offer for the shares it does not already own. Dragon Oil announced on 19 March that an independent committee of the board had been formed to evaluate an approach by ENOC. The committee is now considering the proposal. […]

Mining Roundup

Avocet Mining’s (LON:AVM) gold production for the first quarter totalled 17,011 ounces at a cash cost of US$1,113 per ounce. This compares with 19,503 oz produced in the fourth quarter of 2014 at a cash cost of US$1,052 per ounce. Output in the first quarter of 2014 totalled 23,148 oz. Avocet said milling of ore […]

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