Tajikistan-focussed mineral exploration and mining company China Nonferrous Gold has extended the repayment period for loans in place with CNMC Trade Company, it announced on Wednesday, totalling $146. 5m (£115. 94m).
Grafenia announced on Wednesday that it has put in place a facility to issue up to £50m of perpetual bonds, and issued £3m of the bonds to investors, raising about £2. 01m before expenses.
Cambridge Cognition is collaborating with 4YouandMe and the Center for International Emergency Medical Services (CIEMS), it announced on Wednesday, to investigate the use of wearables and mobile phones to measure stress recovery in front line healthcare workers caring for Covid-19 positive patients in the United States.
Biotechnology company Allergy Therapeutics reported a "strong" full-year performance on Wednesday despite challenges stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Media company Mission Group said on Wednesday that while the Covid-19 pandemic had led to a "material impact" on demand, it had "adapted well" to the reality of the outbreak and its effect on trading.
Lithium-focussed exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has secured sufficient funding resources to accelerate the next phases of its development projects, and to evaluate new opportunities, via a $1. 5m (£1. 19m) unsecured convertible loan agreement with Riverfort Global Opportunities and YA II.
Communications and research company SEC Newgate announced the launch of the artificial intelligence (AI)-powered ‘TRUE’ platform on Wednesday, which would run “extensive and new-to-market” semantic and reputation assessments.
Clinical-stage cell-based therapies company MaxCyte updated the market on its trading for the six months ended 30 June on Wednesday, saying first half revenues were expected to increase about 30% year-on-year to $10. 9m (£8. 63m).
Homewares designer and manufacturer Portmeirion Group reported an 8% slide in sales in its first half on Wednesday, to £32m, with its like-for-like sales excluding the Nambé acquisition down 20%.
Azerbaijan-focussed gold, silver and copper producer Anglo Asian Mining reported a $3. 2m (£2. 53m) increase in cash in its second quarter on Wednesday, to $29. 2m.
Hydrogen power technology company AFC Energy confirmed a collaboration with Extreme E on Wednesday, to supply zero emission, hydrogen-fuelled off-grid power to the latter’s inaugural electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) racing series, beginning in early 2021.
Data processing products provider Arcontech said on Wednesday that full-year profits were expected to be in line with market expectations and added that it was looking to make good on its dividend policy despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Midlands-focused real estate investment trust Real Estate Investors said on Wednesday that rent collection for the three months ended 30 June had risen to 90. 16%.
Payments group Alpha FX said on Wednesday that first-half revenues had grown on the back of two consecutive quarters of record income for its payments solutions wing.
Online fashion retailer Asos said on Wednesday that annual pre-tax profit was set to be towards the top end of market expectations, as it reported a 10% jump in sales for the four months to the end of June, but analysts were largely unimpressed.
Trident Royalties has entered into a binding agreement with Thor Mining, it announced on Tuesday, to acquire Thor's variable price gold royalty over production from the Spring Hill Gold Project in Australia's Northern Territory, operated by private group PC Gold.
Middle East and North Africa-focussed oil and gas company SDX Energy has disposed of its 50% working interest in the North West Gemsa licence, in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, it announced on Tuesday.
Freight and delivery provider DX Group reported an improving recovery in both its divisions on Tuesday, with volumes picking up since the strictest Covid-19 regulations began to be lifted in England.
Software developer Elecosoft said on Tuesday that unaudited revenues for the six months ended 30 June "held up well".
Amur Minerals noted the rise in its share price on Tuesday and confirmed it is considering an investment in the mining sector.
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