(PETS ) shares rocket 26.21% (AIM:PETS) to 385p following positive trading update
Today’s trading update confirmed the positive upward trend in trading seen in the last eight weeks of 1Q21 has continued into 2Q21 across both retail and veterinary operations with double-digit Like-For-Like growth in customer sales through the eight-week period to 10 September 2020.
Shares in PETS have soared since lows of 227p seen in July to Open today at 326p and trade up to intraday highs of 384p.
(TEK ) shares jump 26% on news that Salarius has signed a sales and distribution agreement for LATAM.
Under the agreement, FXM will provide integral solutions including logistics and technical consulting on the development of the market for Salarius including securing meetings with the top snack food manufacturers, flavor houses, contract manufacturers and other food companies looking for full flavor, low sodium alternatives, along with attendance at food trade shows such as the Food Technology Summit and Expo in Mexico City.
In Mexico, 2020 revenue in the snack food segment is projected to be US$5.68 billion.
"FXM is thrilled to enter into a strategic partnership with Salarius. We are excited to introduce MicroSalt® as a solution in our portfolio for the new Mexican labeling concerning the reduction of sodium content. Integrating Salarius into our family of world class manufacturing partners is complimentary to the FXM business model and is in alignment with our strategic vision for growth." says Gilberto Olvera Hernández, CEO of FXM.
(KAT ) shares advance 10% following 1H20 Results
In particular, the Company highlighted it has entered into a binding conditional agreement to participate in a strategic gold production opportunity in South Africa, focused on the reprocessing of an existing 1.34 million ounce of gold JORC compliant tailings resource.
Other highlights included reaching a final agreement with Lake Victoria Gold Limited ("LVG") for the disposal of Reef Miners Limited for a total staged cash consideration of up to US$1.0 million and a 1.5% Net Smelter Royalty and the placing to raise £1.1m (gross) through an oversubscribed placing at 1.5p to finance the continued development of the Company's project portfolio.
(DKL ) shares jump 10% following positive production and sales update
The Company’s production and sales update for its Ayenouan palm oil project in Côte d'Ivoire for August 2020 highlighted Year-on-Year Crude Palm Oil (“CPO”) production rose 3.6% to 1,551 tonnes in August as materially higher extraction rates more than offset a 9.7% reduction in fresh fruit bunches delivered to the mill for processing.
Together with a 25.7% increase in global CPO prices for August 2020 (compared to August 2019), September 2020 is expected to see a continuation of the recent trend of improving year on year financial metrics.
Dekel Agri-Vision Executive Director Lincoln Moore said; "With the upcoming half year report expected to show a more profitable H1 financial performance compared to last year, and with the large scale cashew processing project on course to commence first production in Q2 2021, Dekel is entering an exciting period in its development and I look forward to providing further updates in due course."
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(Sharecast News) - London stocks were well into positive territory at the close on Friday, with banks pacing the advance after well-received results from Barclays, as investors shrugged off news that the UK's economic recovery was stalling.
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Gunsynd, an investment firm operating within the natural resources sector, announced that it has invested C$0.25 million (around £0.146 million) into precious metals royalty and streaming company Empress Royalty Corp. The group said the move complements existing investments in the precious metals sector, adding new commodity exposure to silver.
Clinical stage drug development firm, Evgen Pharma, has been given the green light to kick-start its STAR trial which will investigate whether its lead asset, SFX-01, can reduce the severity, or prevent the onset of, acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients with suspected COVID-19.
Braveheart Investment Group, the AIM-listed investment firm, said its investee company, Pharm2Farm ("P2F"), will launch the sale of a new antiviral face mask that has a ‘kill rate’ of over 90% for up to 7 hours for COVID-19 by the end of the year.
London-listed Sensyne Health, the UK-based clinical AI company, announced that it has signed a research collaboration agreement with US pharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squibb ("BMS"), marking its fourth successive partnership with a major pharma company.