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Upland Resources gets green light for Hardstoft acquisition

I am very pleased that the OGA has approved Upland UK's increased stake in PEDL 299,” said Steve Staley, Upland Resources chief executive.

Shares in Angus Energy Plc (LON:ANGS) were up as much as 7% in morning trade as investors bought into the stock ahead of results from a company-defining drill programme.

On Thursday Angus confirmed it had begun work on a well at Brockham, in Surrey. It is a re-entry and sidetrack to a hole drilled by BP (LON:BP.) in 1987 that will first go into the Portland sandstone, host to a known oil play that is already generating 35 barrels a day.

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Glencore Resumes Slide Despite Investor Meeting, John Mack Share Purchase

Glencore has told investors it is on track to cut debt and has shown new data about its secretive trading unit in a fresh attempt to dispel market worries over its finances which have knocked 70 percent off its share price this year.

Monetary easing hopes lift China shares

A strong performance from the commodities sector helped China’s Shanghai Composite index rise for the third consecutive session. Mainland China’s benchmark index climbed 2.7 per cent to 2,285.74, helping to push the FTSE Asia Pacific index 1.3 per cent higher to 224.46.

Top Ten overseas stocks traded by British investors

Apple, Verizon Communications, Alibaba, Google, Microsoft, Tesla Motors, Berkshire Hathaway, Gilead Sciences, Amazon,and Facebook.

Market report: Quindell cash windfall

Shareholders in volatile insurance services group Quindell (QPP:AIM) could get at least a 100p per share cash windfall if an asset sale is successful. Quindell jumps 11.4% to 153.4p after agreeing to sell its professional services arm to SGH for £637 million cash plus further money in the future subject to certain criteria.

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