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June 2019 articles

Acacia shareholder Odey will vote against Barrick bid if it stays unchanged
Acacia shareholder Odey will vote against Barrick bid if it stays unchanged
Investor Crispen Odey has backed a Barrick Gold offer for Acacia Mining in principle, but said it would not accept [...]
June 13, 2019
SSE set to close coal plant with 158 staff
SSE set to close coal plant with 158 staff
Power company SSE has said it plans to shut its last remaining coal plant in the UK, as the fuel [...]
June 13, 2019
Petropavlovsk investor hits out at Takeover Panel as investigation ‘casts shadow’
Petropavlovsk investor hits out at Takeover Panel as investigation ‘casts shadow’
A major investor in London-listed miner Petropavlovsk has hit out at the Takeover Panel over an “endless” investigation. The panel [...]
June 13, 2019
Iceland speeds up store roll-out as Christmas ad improves perceptions
Iceland speeds up store roll-out as Christmas ad improves perceptions
Iceland Foods is aiming to speed up its store roll-out this year despite facing a market with uncertain customers. The [...]
June 13, 2019
Middle East tensions push up oil prices as tankers burn in the Gulf of Oman
Middle East tensions push up oil prices as tankers burn in the Gulf of Oman
International oil prices surged this morning as reports emerged that two oil tankers had caught fire in the Gulf of [...]
June 13, 2019
Ineos plans $800m investment in Texas petrochemicals plant
Ineos plans $800m investment in Texas petrochemicals plant
British chemicals giant Ineos is looking to plough more than $800m (£630.4m) into a Texas project, according to local reports. [...]
June 12, 2019
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to divest from fossil fuel investments
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to divest from fossil fuel investments
The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund appears set to sell its $1bn (£788m) stake in London-listed Glencore, after Norwegian politicians [...]
June 12, 2019
Oil prices pushed down by US stockpile data
Oil prices pushed down by US stockpile data
Oil prices dropped nearly three per cent this morning as news emerged that US stockpiles rose last week. International standard [...]
June 12, 2019
Government plan sets UK on track to cut emissions to zero by 2050
Government plan sets UK on track to cut emissions to zero by 2050
Parties and campaign groups praised the Prime Minister as she today announced a plan to eliminate Britain’s contribution to global [...]
June 11, 2019
Mining stocks pull up FTSE 100
Mining stocks pull up FTSE 100
Mining giants helped push up the FTSE 100 this morning as China announced increased local government spending. The miners were [...]
June 11, 2019