Honeycomb Investment Trust plc (LON:HONY) said it delivered a NAV return of 0.77% for the month of May, or 9.0% annualised, as NAV increased to £362.9m at the end of the month. Returns in the month were driven by a strong annualised credit asset return of 9.6%, manager Pollen Street Capital said, with the trend consistent across asset classes, particularly supported by strong performance in property-backed investment returns.
Sunrise Resources PLC (LON:SRES) has returned high-grade gold assay results from the recently completed drill programme at its wholly owned Baker’s gold project in the Meekatharra district of the Murchison Goldfield in Western Australia.
Great Western Mining Corp PLC (LON:GWMO) said it completed its first-phase drilling programme for gold and silver at the Rock House Group in Mineral County, Nevada.
Europe’s first gold mining ETF with an ESG conscious mandate, the AuAg ESG Gold Mining UCITS ETF (LON:ESGO) is to launch on the London Stock Exchange next month.
OKYO Pharma Limited (LON:OKYO; OTCQB:EMMLF) said it has retained the services of Ora Inc, the ophthalmology contract research organisation, to “guide product development and regulatory strategy” for OK-101, OKYO’s treatment of dry eye.
Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW) has initiated a work programme on the gold-nickel properties in the Tati greenstone belt located near Francistown, Botswana. Power Metal has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Tati projects.
Crossword Cybersecurity PLC (LON:CCS) said Spotlight Sports Group halved the time it spends on supplier management and cut the costs of maintaining its ISO 27001 Information Security Management certification since installing the Rizikon Pro risk assessment platform.
Premier African Minerals Ltd (LON:PREM) said it anticipated better times ahead following a frustrating 2020 when it was unable to progress its Zulu lithium and tantalum project or RHA Tungsten (Pvt) Ltd and amid a disappointing performance from the Otjozondu manganese mine.
Reza Vaziri, the chairman of Anglo Asian Mining PLC (LON:AAZ) said “2020 was a year without precedent in the history of the company” in a letter to shareholders ahead of the company’s annual meeting. which is being held online due to pandemic restrictions.
Westminster Group PLC (LON:WSG) announced the appointment of Simon Gregory Barrell as a non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2021. Barrell is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and an experienced NED of numerous public companies, including those quoted on AIM, and has experience acting in the roles of chairman, chair of the audit committee, and sitting on the remuneration and nominations committees.
4D pharma PLC (AIM:DDDD, NASDAQ:LBPS) notified that Duncan Peyton, chief executive officer, and Alex Stevenson, chief scientific officer, will present a corporate overview followed by a fireside chat at the virtual Ladenburg Thalmann Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 2:30pm ET (7:30pm BST). A webcast of the presentation will be available via the ‘Events’ section of the 4D pharma website at www.4dpharmaplc.com for 90 days following the presentation.
IronRidge Resources Limited (LON:IRR) advised of the resignation on Monday of Nicholas Mather as a non-executive director to concentrate his efforts on his role as managing director of ASX-listed DGR Global Limited.
Metal Tiger PLC (LON:MTR) said Southern Gold, in which it holds a 19.1% stake, has agreed on a share swap deal with Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV). Southern Gold is to exchange its 50% joint venture interests in the Gubong and Kochang projects in exchange for up to 200mln shares in BMV at a deemed issue price of US$0.05 a share.
Arecor Therapeutics PLC’s (LON:AREC) CFO Susan Lowther has purchased 12,515 shares at 235p per share. Following the transaction, Lowther owns 110,681 shares, representing 0.40% of the total voting rights.