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 current level of pipeline activity is significantly higher than the company has experienced in the past and ... the board is satisfied that it is on the right track to meet its growth targets for this year and future years."
Carst & Walker companies distribute chemical materials for applications in the coatings, adhesives, plastics, personal care, food and rubber industries
"We remain very focused on capturing the growth opportunities ahead of us, and will continue to invest in the long term growth of the business," said Ronald Series, the group's chairman
Group revenue for the first four months of 2019 was £245mln, 1% higher year-on-year (flat at constant currency).
"The development of this new solution represents another significant step forward in our network function virtualisation strategy and another milestone delivered under our agreement with Arm," said Dr Zvi Marom, the CEO of BATM.
"As with all fast-growing businesses, it is vital to evolve the management structure to support the enlarged business whilst also enabling it to continue to grow," said chairman Alex Borelli, who will become the senior non-executive director in September.
The Danish brewer admitted earlier this year it had been focused on quantity, rather than quality and that as a result, its lager was probably not the best in the world
"We are delighted to report that trading to the end of April 2019 is in line with management's expectations"
Our tweaked UK take on the famous "Dogs of the Dow" strategy performed very well in its first year (to end January 2018) but pooped on the pavement in the second year
Stockpot's "AIM sustainable dividends" virtual portfolio was conceived as a way of screening out the "jam tomorrow" companies on AIM to focus on those companies capable of paying rising dividends. The last couple of months have seen almost 18 months of gains wiped out.
In another update on the "mindless momentum" mechanical investment strategy - this time on small caps worth less than £100mln - nine of the 10 stocks head for the door having failed to sustain their momentum.
After setting the IPO price at the bottom of the range failed to prevent a disastrous stock market debut for Funding Circle, the stock is beginning to recover. It's a tricky stock to value because of the alleged disruptive nature of the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending model but in the US, investors seem a lot more sceptical about...