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Friday’s Master Investor Market Report, featuring Intertek, Bovis Homes, Caza Oil & Gas and Circassia Pharmaceuticals

Friday’s Master Investor Market Report, featuring Intertek, Bovis Homes, Caza Oil & Gas and Circassia Pharmaceuticals

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The Office for National Statistics said that the construction sector grew by 1.6% in March relative to the same month last year and output was 3.9% higher than in February. Private sector housing returned to growth after 5 consecutive months of contraction. Gareth Hird from consultantcy McBains Cooper commented, “today’s figures represent encouraging news. However,…

Thursday’s Master Investor Market Report, featuring ITV, Aggreko, Mitchells & Butlers and Sirius Minerals

Thursday’s Master Investor Market Report, featuring ITV, Aggreko, Mitchells & Butlers and Sirius Minerals

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The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has said that a lack of houses coming on to the market is driving the continued increase in prices, as demand from buyers remains unchanged while the number of new instructions for sale decreased for the eighth time in 9 months. RICS Chief Economist Simon Rubinsohn commented that “it…

Atlantic Petroleum sells Pegasus West stake in deal worth up to £16.5 million
Atlantic Petroleum realising vaslue from the North Sea

Atlantic Petroleum sells Pegasus West stake in deal worth up to £16.5 million

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By Amy McLellan Atlantic Petroleum, which is listed in Copenhagen and Oslo, has sold off its 10 per cent stake in three North Sea licences, including the Pegasus West gas discovery, for up to £16.5 million. The deal has been agreed with Third Energy Offshore, a privately-owned company based in Yorkshire, which will pay £7.5…

AIM Heavyweights: ASOS and GW Pharma

AIM Heavyweights: ASOS and GW Pharma

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By Matthew Heywood of Spreadex Trading AIM stocks is a great way to invest in smaller companies that have the potential to provide significant earnings growth. AIM stocks also come with a number of tax incentives including Venture Capital Trusts, Enterprise Investment Schemes, Business Property Relief and the more familiar ISAs. However, one takes a…

Sound Oil enters exclusive talks for Tendrara licence in Morocco
Sound Oil's extensive portfolio onshore Italy

Sound Oil enters exclusive talks for Tendrara licence in Morocco

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By Amy McLellan Powered by its successes in Italy, Sound Oil is again looking to diversify. Earlier this year it wisely stepped away from a bid for troubled Antrim Energy, which would have added projects in Ireland and the UK North Sea, but now the company mulling a farm-in to the Tendrara licence onshore Morocco,…

Shelby Davis, the insurance guru and market beater you never heard of

Shelby Davis, the insurance guru and market beater you never heard of

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by Frederik Vanhaverbeke In the latest of a series of articles for Master Investor Magazine, Frederik Vanhaverbeke, author of Excess Returns: A comparative study of the methods of the world’s greatest investors, looks at how some of the world’s greatest investors are so successful. You make most of your money in a bear market, you…

IGas completes INEOS farm-out as CEO bows out

IGas completes INEOS farm-out as CEO bows out

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By Amy McLellan There’s a change at the top at IGas, with CEO and co-founder Andrew Austin stepping down from the Board after ten years and CFO Stephen Bowler taking over the helm as CEO. Austin’s departure comes after the AIM-quoted onshore producer completes its farm-out to chemicals giant INEOS, a deal that puts real…