John has been covering financial markets since before the FTSE 100 existed, starting out on the Industries and Commodities team at Dun & Bradstreet, before moving on to Datastream, where he was head of the news team for several years. After a succession of management roles at Thomson Reuters he returned to front-line journalism in 2006. Prior to joining Proactive Investors he was managing editor at Sharecast.
The British publishing group has the publishing rights to some of the most successful artists of all times, including the Beatles and Queen. It also publishes songs by Marvin Gaye and Pharrell Williams, which some people would say is a tautology
The International Maritime Organization approved the introduction of a GMDSS service by Iridium on its network, subject to Iridium passing a number of stringent performance tests
The driver safety technology company liked the look of the key recommendations of the European Commission's "Europe on the Move: Commission completes its agenda for safe, clean and connected mobility" initiative
The US company has reportedly considered buying iZettle for years and its hand might have been forced by the Swedish firm announcing plans to list its shares in Stockholm
Gateley will pay a total consideration on completion of £4.15mln, of which £2.28mln will be paid in cash with the rest being satisfied through the issue of 1/16mln Gately shares.
The Fleet business has very strong momentum, with an installed base of 10,000 units, around the world and a strong pipeline of sales opportunities, representing total commercial value of over A$200mln
UBS has been crunching the numbers and based on historical measures, the IT infrastructure specialist is overpriced
The revenue mix returned towards normal compared to a year earlier when there was a greater proportion of higher margin software licence sales
Stockpot is running three virtual portfolios based on the idea of momentum investing - investing in stocks that are rising sharply. Next week, we will look at how the big caps and mid-caps did but this week we look at the horror story that is ... the tiddlers!
Plus500 continues to shine for the virtual portfolio while new entrant Strix Group has got off to a solid start. Since its inception, the portfolio has outperformed the FTSE 100 index.
The share price of Group Eleven has halved this year on little or no news flow, providing, in the view of Sprott Capital Partners, an attractive entry point.