Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), the primary and secondary trading business of exchange service group Aquis Exchange PLC, has been granted equivalence status by the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Open Market. This means companies with a quotation on AQSE can seek a dual quotation on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and vice versa.
BATM Advanced Communications Limited (LON:BVC) said it has commenced delivery of two new diagnostic tests for COVID-19.
Apollon Formularies PLC (LON:APOL) said a combined formulation of its medical cannabis treatment and medicinal mushrooms developed by Canadian firm Aion Therapeutic Inc have been effective at killing HER2+ breast cancer cells, the cause of around 20% of all breast cancers.
Sirius Real Estate Limited (LON:SRE) flagged that Fitch Ratings has published its first credit rating for the company, resulting in a BBB rating with a stable outlook.
Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU) said drilling results from the Banu area of the Kiziltepe mine in Turkey confirmed the presence of higher-grade mineralisation at the south-eastern end of the vein system.
Conroy Gold and Natural Resources PLC (LON:CGNR) has begun its 2021 drilling programme at Clontibret in County Monaghan, Ireland. The first drill holes of the programme will form part of the ongoing work programme, planning and due diligence for the company’s proposed joint venture partnership with Demir Export A.S.
Minds + Machines Group Limited (LON:MMX) has reported steady profits for its 2020 financial year as the company highlighted changes in its fourth quarter that it believes have sustainably improved the business.
Shield Therapeutics PLC (LON:STX, OTCQX:SHIEF) noted a recent publication in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases of the positive long-term effectiveness of ferric maltol compared to intravenous iron in treating patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The pharmaceutical company’s focus is on addressing iron deficiency with its main product Feraccru/Accrufer (ferric maltol).
SIMEC Atlantis Energy Ltd (LON:SAE) has updated investors on correspondence it has received in relation to the purported appointment of receivers over all of the shares of its major shareholder, SIMEC UK Energy Holdings Limited (SUEH), a GFG Alliance member that, SAE understands, owns approximately 43% of the firm’s share capital.
Galantas Gold Corporation (CVE:GAL)(LON:GAL) has completed its previously announced placement of shares at C$0.30 per unit, and therefore raised just shy of C$8mln. In connection with closing, the chief executive’s role will be taken by Mario Stifano, an experienced mining executive who has raised significant capital for a number of mining and resource companies in exploration, development and production.
Benchmark Holdings PLC (LON:BMK), the aquaculture biotechnology company, saw growth in revenues and earnings in the six months to the end of March, driven by a strong performance by its Advanced Nutrition business.
Love Hemp Group PLC (LON:LIFE) (OTCQB:WRHLF) said it has appointed Stephen White as chief marketing officer and Steve Horan as head of marketing as part of its strategy to become a globally recognised brand.
NetScientific PLC (LON:NSCI) said its portfolio firm, PDS Biotechnology Corp (NASDAQ:PDSB), it which it owns a 5.75% stake, has received US$4.5mln from the net sale of tax benefits to an unrelated, profitable New Jersey corporation pursuant to the company’s participation in the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Net Operating Loss (NOL) program for 2020.
Applied Graphene Materials PLC (LON:AGM) said Tru-Tension, a company that designs and manufactures products for biking enthusiasts, has launched a new detailing spray paint that uses Applied Graphene’s graphene nanoplatelet technology.
Scirocco Energy PLC (LON:SCIR) has generated some £1.6mln of proceeds from the sale of shares in Helium One. Scirocco, in a statement, said it had sold an additional 7.45mln Helium One shares to reduce its holding in the Helium One to 9.95mln shares or 1.59% of the company.
Accesso Technology Group PLC (LON:ACSO) said it expects to ‘comfortably’ exceed its revenue guidance for the full year 2021, although it warned that rising costs would lessen the impact on its profit.
Coro Energy PLC (LON:CORO) will host a shareholder question and answer session on Thursday 27 May 2021 at 10am, ahead of its annual general meeting on Tuesday 15 June 2021, with registration on the company website www.yourcoroenergy.com.
Bango PLC (LON:BGO) will hold an in-person strategy day for investors and analysts at 1.15 BST on 8 July in London. Management presentations will cover the strategy for growth and will include commentary from a selection of customers and partners, as well as the opportunity to experience and learn more about Bango products.
Metal Tiger PLC (LON: MTR) has noted that Artemis Resources Limited (ASX:ARV) has announced a trading halt and the withdrawal of the fundraise in which Metal Tiger participated for an investment of A$500,000.