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26 May
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week up 80. 64 points, or 1. 08%, at 7,547. 53 on Friday.

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26 May
Caspian Sunrise flags progress on merger
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Central Asian oil and gas company Caspian Sunrise confirmed on Friday that the company expected all conditions for the merger and the associated capitalisation of the $10. 1m Vertom loan would be concluded by 1 June.

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26 May
Deltex launches first ODM system for veterinary use
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Oesophageal doppler monitoring company Deltex Medical Group announced the launch of its first ODM system designed specifically for veterinary use on Friday, which it said had generated £15,000 on release from the first sale of a system to an unnamed, “leading” continental Europe veterinary university.

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26 May
MYCELX confirms contract win with new SABIC affiliate customer
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Clean water technology company MYCELX Technologies announced a contract win with a new SABIC affiliate customer on Friday.

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26 May
Plastics Capital raises £3.7m in placing
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Niche plastics products group Plastics Capital announced a conditional placing to raise approximately £3. 74m before expenses on Friday, by way of a placing of 3,194,445 new ordinary shares at 117p per placing share.

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26 May
SafeCharge partners with Chase for US payments
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Payments technology company SafeCharge announced a partnership to process payments in the United States through Chase on Friday.

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26 May
Premaitha's IONA test validated on Thermo Fisher instrument range
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International molecular diagnostics group Premaitha Health announced on Friday that the IONA test, the company's CE-IVD non-invasive prenatal test, had been validated for use on Thermo Fisher Scientific's Ion S5 range of instruments.

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26 May
Asia report: Markets mixed after OPEC output cut extension
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Asian markets ended mixed on Friday, with traders having a muted reaction to the news that oil producers had agreed to extend output cuts by nine months at an OPEC meeting in Vienna.

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26 May
Cash shell Orogen looking to buy Thread 35
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Recently-formed AIM Rule 15 cash shell seeking a reverse takeover, Orogen, announced on Friday that it had agreed heads of terms with Thread 35 to acquire Thread's entire issued share capital, subject to certain conditions and due diligence.

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26 May
NAHL sets up alternative business structure with Redde unit

Legal services-focussed consumer marketing business NAHL Group announced on Friday that, following the granting of an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, it had now signed an agreement with NewLaw - a wholly owned subsidiary of Redde.

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26 May
Scientific Digital Imaging ending year in line with expectations
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Scientific and technology products manufacturer Scientific Digital Imaging updated the market on its trading for the 12 months to 30 April on Friday.

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26 May
Anglo African considering next moves at Tilapia
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Independent oil and gas developer Anglo African Oil & Gas announced on Friday that testing of the R2 reservoir in well TLP-102 had confirmed the presence of hydrocarbons and pressure within the reservoir.

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26 May
Oakley Capital completes acquisition of TechInsights majority stake
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Oakley Capital Investments announced on Friday that the Oakley Capital Private Equity III fund had now completed the acquisition of a majority stake in TechInsights.

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26 May
Intertek upbeat as revenue rises
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Total quality assurance provider Intertek Group released a trading update for the period from 1 January to 30 April on Friday.

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25 May
Old Mutual on track to float two business as part of 'managed separation'
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Investors in Old Mutual were preparing to gather for the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday morning, with chief executive Bruce Hemphill set to update them on the company’s trading for the year, as well as an update on its ‘managed separation’.

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25 May
Total Produce reports 'satisfactory' start to year
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International fresh produce supply company Total Produce updated the market on its trading on Thursday, ahead of its annual general meeting, confirming that trading for the first four months of the year had been “satisfactory”.

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25 May
Flowtech Fluidpower maintains 'positive' momentum
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Investors in Flowtech Fluidpower were arriving at the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday morning, with chairman Malcolm Diamond MBE preparing to update them on the company’s current trading.

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25 May
Henry Boot reports on 'encouraging' trading
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Land promotion, property investment and development company Henry Boot updated the market on its current trading and outlook on Thursday, as investors gathered for its annual general meeting.

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25 May
ThinkSmart launching new mobile finance product for Dixons Carphone
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High-volume, small-ticket electronic and commercial equipment retail finance provider ThinkSmart issued an update to the market on Thursday, reporting that - alongside its existing partner, electronics retail group Dixons Carphone - it had developed a “new, innovative” mobile phone consumer proposition.

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