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2015-03-03

ASX dips, but which nickel explorer jumped 20%?

 
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to hold rates steady at 2.25% has sent the All Ords down 0.4% to 5,902.8 points.Find out which nickel explorer is carrying out exploration that will highlight the significant scale of its project in Western Australia.
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2015-03-04

Breedon Aggregates to use cash for acquisitions – CEO

 
Simon Vivian, chief executive of Breedon Aggregates (LON:BREE), says there are many acquisition opportunities around at the moment, which explains the group’s decision not to pay a dividend at this point. Speaking exclusively to Proactive Investors, Vivian says the outlook for the construction sector is ‘as positive as it has been for quite a few years’.  The company’s final results, unveiled today, showed revenue rose 20% to £269.7mln from £224.5mln the year before, while underlying earnings shot up 36% to £38.5mln from £28.3mln. Profit before tax meanwhile almost doubled from £11mln in 2013 to £21.4mln in 2014.
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2015-03-04

Wall Street accelerates losses; U.S. auto sales disappoint

 
U.S. stocks retreated Tuesday, a day after the Nasdaq settled above the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years and both the Dow and the S&P 500 finished at fresh new highs.
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