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Sirius Minerals rises on project update but future still bleak for investors featured picture

Sirius Minerals rises on project update but future still bleak for investors

In its first major update since its bombshell decision to cancel previous funding plans, potash miner Sirius Minerals (SXX) said it has found a new way to get its project going which requires a lot less upfront cash. The former FTSE 250 miner has fallen a long way since announcing it was cancelling plans to raise $500m through a bond sale, which in turn led to a further $2.5bn funding agreement ...
Market Report: UK stocks weaker after Asian sell-off, investors regain appetite for Greggs featured picture

Market Report: UK stocks weaker after Asian sell-off, investors regain appetite for Greggs

UK stocks started the week lower after Asian markets sank as protests in Hong Kong and ongoing uncertainty over a US-China trade deal cast a shadow over trading. China’s Shanghai Composite index fell 0.5% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 0.6%. At 8.30am the FTSE 100 was down by 0.5% to 7,319 with banks, industrials, metals, mining and oil equipment holding the index back while the ...
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