Assets dip at Aberdeen but inflows jump

first_img Share Monday 28 March 2011 8:15 pm KCS-content Tags: NULL FUND manager Aberdeen Asset Management said sales of equity funds more than offset outflows from other asset classes in the first two months of 2011, bringing net inflows to £200m .At 28 February, Aberdeen had total assets under management (AUM) of £176.2bn, down four per cent on the same period last year due to falling markets and negative currency effects.During the first two months of 2011, £1bn of new money had flowed into Aberdeen’s equity funds, more than offsetting £800m pounds of outflows from fixed income, alternative investments, property and money markets.Chief executive Martin Gilbert said the net inflows were encouraging and the “outlook for organic growth of assets under management remained favourable”.Aberdeen noted equity pooled funds generated “significantly higher revenue margins than the outflows.” The company also expected to see further fixed-income inflows later this year. whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap Assets dip at Aberdeen but inflows jump last_img read more

Germany vs Spain Live tonite in UEFA Nations League, watch it…

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Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc ( 2005 Annual Report

first_imgGlaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Pharmaceuticals sector has released it’s 2005 annual report.For more information about Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc (  2005 annual report.Company ProfileGlaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc manufactures and markets a range of consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical products in Nigeria. Its product portfolio includes treatments for asthma, HIV/AIDS, malaria, depression, migraines, diabetes, heart failure, digestive ailments and cancer. Consumer healthcare products include oral healthcare products; wellness products for the management of pain, gastro-intestinal and respiratory conditions; multivitamins; and a range of nutritional healthcare beverages. Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc produces a range of antibacterial products and vaccines to protect against illnesses such as hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, typhoid, influenza and cervical cancer. The company was formerly known as Beecham Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

This recovery stock’s share price has just jumped 20%. Here’s what I’d do now

first_img Shares in De La Rue (LSE: DLAR), best known as a banknote printer, had lost more than 80% of their value since a peak in May 2015. Until Tuesday, that was, when details of the firm’s turnaround plan brought a little respite.Coupled with a trading update, the announcement led to a 20% leap in the share price Tuesday morning.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…De La Rue described trading during the first half as satisfactory, and “reconfirms the current guidance for adjusted operating profit for FY2019/20 of between £20m and £25m.” Liquidity problems have been a problem, but while there’s still serious debt pressure, the company reckons it’s going to be safe.Costs, focusThe turnaround plan contains all the usual stuff about controlling costs, and focusing on what the firm does best. While that’s good, I always wonder why companies don’t do that all the time. Why do so many of them wait until they’re up to their necks in it before it strikes them as a good idea?Analysts are forecasting a strong return to growth starting in the 2020/21 year, and I see that as critical. De La Rue’s £275m revolving credit facility expires in December 2021, and we need to see significant progress before then.Would I buy the shares now? My answer is no. The latest updates are indeed positive, and the shares are on a low valuation. But this is still a company that’s in the midst of a debt crisis, and there’s not going to be a lot of safety margin in its recovery prospects. And that recovery needs to come quickly.There’s potential here, but I want to see evidence of turnaround success before I’d consider buying.Price crashWhile De La Rue was one of the FTSE’s biggest early risers Tuesday, my second pick was one of the biggest fallers. It’s SIG (LSE: SHI), a supplier of specialist materials to the building trade, whose shares slumped by 15%.The dump was triggered by the shock announcement that CEO Meinie Oldersma and CFO Nick Maddock have both resigned with immediate effect from their top positions and as directors.The company issued a trading update too, telling us that 2019 performance is in line with guidance. We should be seeing underlying pre-tax profit of around £42m, though the results will now be delayed until the second half of April due to the board upheavals.Once current disposals are complete, SIG reckons it will have “a robust balance sheet with a net cash position on a pro forma basis.” And that “will provide flexibility and scope for investment in the business where attractive returns can be made.”DebtWhen I looked at SIG in January after a couple of profit warnings, I didn’t like its debt position. And I doubted the wisdom of paying dividends during such tough business downturns. I also questioned the still high P/E valuations the market was affording SIG shares in the face of a big forecast EPS fall.When the CEO and CFO both leave a company, the big fear is over what the new bosses might uncover. So, after the latest slump, I’m even more convinced that this is one to walk away from right now. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. This recovery stock’s share price has just jumped 20%. 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£500 to invest? Here’s how I’d look to make a 1,000% return investing in shares

first_img Andy Ross | Thursday, 18th February, 2021 | More on: RENX £500 to invest? Here’s how I’d look to make a 1,000% return investing in shares See all posts by Andy Ross Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Andy Ross owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Enter Your Email Addresscenter_img To turn a modest sum of money like £500 into £5,000 from investing in shares, you need to pick the right investments. It’s possible to achieve a 1,000% return with a tracker or a portfolio of income shares, with patience and good stock picking. However, to increase the odds of ten-bagging, I think small cap stocks is the place to look.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Investing in shares which can grow quickly – and what I’d avoidWhen I talk about smaller shares I’m not talking penny stocks – I’d define it more as those with a market cap between £50m and £250m. I want to avoid the very smallest and therefore riskiest companies. A 50% loss on an investment means a 100% gain is needed just to get back to breakeven. That’s achievable, but difficult to do consistently.It’s better to just try and reduce your odds of making the big loss in the first place. So I invest in smaller caps with a long-term mindset and ask: do I really want to hold a small part of this company?This is about investing in high-quality stocks that happen to have low market capitalisations. Probably because they are small, growing businesses, or they have been previously mismanaged.What’s good about small cap shares? Thre are numerous benefits, but among the most important is greater inefficiency in the market. That’s because institutional investors, like the banks and pension funds, do less research on smaller-cap companies. As a result, there are more opportunities to buy undervalued shares.On top of that, small caps can more easily double in size. It’s easier to grow from being worth £50m to £100m, for example, than it is to go from £50bn to £100bn.Thirdly, smaller companies can generally be more agile and in many cases will have founders retaining significant shareholdings. This often makes them more entrepreneurial.A high-risk/high-reward share I have my eye onThe healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) company RenalytixAI (LSE: RENX) is a share that I think has huge potential. Through its KidneyIntelX platform, it provides in vitro diagnostics focused on optimising clinical management of kidney disease.This is a huge market it’s targeting in the US. There it’s awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its tests. Once approved these will be sold at $950 apiece. Then the company should go from no revenue to very fast growth.If the FDA decision comes back against the company, or there is a delay in getting approvals, I’d expect the share price to fall. So there’s a real risk with this share. Especially as at the moment it has no other revenues.Looking long-term, though, I think AI will make big inroads in the healthcare industry over the next decade. I hope, and expect, that RenalytixAI will be a part of that growth. FREE REPORT: Why this £5 stock could be set to surge Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. 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Sunscreen dispensers now offered at nine Orange County parks

first_img The Anatomy of Fear Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. TAGSKelly ParkOrange County Parks and Recreation Previous articleCity Center to break ground on hotel “relatively soon”Next articleImmunotherapy cures woman’s late-stage breast cancer Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! Residents advised to stay cool, hydrated and informed during hot summer monthsFrom the Orange County Public Information OfficeAs Central Florida celebrates summer, Orange County Parks and Recreation and Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center with Seminole County Parks and Recreation, have announced that they are bringing sunscreen stations to 15 Central Florida parks.“Since installing the sunscreen dispensers in several parks, we have had positive feedback from visitors,” said Matt Suedmeyer, manager of Orange County Parks and Recreation. “Thanks to Orlando Health, guests can have a little extra sun protection.”Park attendees now have the opportunity to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays as part of an initiative to help prevent skin cancer and other effects of extended sunlight exposure. Nine Orange County parks now hold a total of 18 sunscreen stations:Barnett ParkCypress Grove ParkDowney ParkDr. P. Phillips Community ParkFort Gatlin Recreation ComplexGeorge Bailey ParkKelly Park (Rock Springs)Chapin Station (West Orange Trail)Moss ParkMost sunscreen products work by reflecting or scattering sunlight to protect the skin from UV rays. The sun’s UV rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Be aware that sunburn and sun damage can occur even on cloudy days. Increased exposure to UV radiation increases during the summer months between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.Residents are encouraged to put on broad spectrum sunscreen before they go outside, even on slightly cloudy or cooler days. Don’t forget to put a thick layer on all parts of exposed skin. Serious burns are painful, and the skin may be red, tender, swollen, and blistered. These sunburns may be accompanied by fever, headache, itching, and malaise.According to the Centers for Disease Control, sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Cumulative overexposure to the sun leads to premature aging of the skin, including wrinkling and age spots and an increased risk for skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Repeated exposure to sunlight in the eyes can also result in cataracts and macular degeneration.During the hot summer months, residents are also advised to educate themselves on heatstroke and heat exhaustion, which is caused when your body overheats during prolonged exposure to the outdoors.According to the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, symptoms of heat exhaustion include heavy sweating, extreme weakness or fatigue, dizziness and confusion, nausea, clammy and moist skin, pale or flushed complexion, muscle cramps, slightly elevated body temperature and fast or shallow breathing.Symptoms of heat stroke include extremely high body temperatures, hot and dry skin, profuse sweating, hallucinations, chills, throbbing headache, confusion or dizziness and slurred speech.For more tips on how to stay cool, hydrated and informed visit the Florida Department of Health’s website. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 last_img read more

Percy Montgomery interview, tribute, and classic try from 1997

first_imgFriday Jul 9, 2010 Percy Montgomery interview, tribute, and classic try from 1997 South Africa’s highest ever points scorer, Percy Montgomery retired in 2008 after having held both Tri Nations and World Cup titles, as well as enjoying careers with Western Province, Newport, and Perpignan. I was able to catch up with Monty ahead of the this years Tri Nations. What exactly are you up to these days? Im the kicking coach with Boks and am loving being back in the mix. Am also bringing out a range of merchandise and a dvd… so watch this space. Is it a permanent position, and what has it been like working with Morne Steyn? Ja until the World Cup in NZ. Its a pleasure being part of the Boks. Morne has worked hard to get to his level. Hes a great chap. My job is to keep them sharp What do you normally say to the players when you run on as waterboy? Usually its “Are you thirsty?”. We do get messages from the coaches to pass on, but if I spot something, I sometimes pass it on. Your career was a bit of a rollercoaster ride, going from a situation where you were booed at Loftus, to being the highest ever points scorer for SA and a World Cup winner. Any regrets? Definitely no regrets. Life is a challenge on and off the field. Speaking of Loftus, does the try you scored against Australia in 1997 rank as one of your all time favourites? Spot on!! Did Springbok fullback Andre Joubert have a significant influence on your development, despite you playing centre at the time? He was indeed a legend and a good man. I just listened and was fortunate to have had a lot of seniors around to learn from. In your early days you started out as a 78kg centre, something that All Black Frank Bunce famously commented on. How challenging was it to transform yourself into a player with far greater muscle mass and explosive power? Definitely not 78kg, I was 84/85kg. It was seriously hard work. Talk us through the incident in the 2007 World Cup with Toby Flood pushing you over the advertising boards. What were your feelings at the time and did you expect him to get sent from the field? Toby should have had a yellow card as I think refs should just be fair. Another incident was during the Super 14 final Sharks v Stormers , Bryan should have got a card. How did you find your overseas stints at Newport and Perpignan respectively? Both places were very different in lifestyles but the people in both were really accommodating and amazingly friendly. When you were called back to South Africa by Jake White you had a much improved kicking technique and rate of success. What do you attribute that to? It was just practice, practice, practice. Where is your favourite place to visit, both within rugby and just for holiday? Argentina Did you do much surfing when you lived in Durban, and how does it compare to the icy waters in the Cape? I surfed all the time in Durbs. In Cape Town I wear a thick wetsuit and have to watch out for great whites. You were once into graphic design. Is it still a passion of yours? Yes but I hardly ever have time these days. How long did it take for your teammates do stop ribbing you over that Full Monty TV advert you did a while back? Ha Ha! They still do. Who, in your opinion, is the best fullback in world rugby at the moment? Gio Aplon, Frans Steyn and Mils Muliaina What are your predictions for the 2011 World Cup? The Boks of course!!! What do you think makes John Smit such a great captain and leader? His character!!! Hes Barney the friendly dinosaur. Tell us a bit about your website please? Its not just about my career, its a way of keeping in touch with the fans and giving them a glimpse of my life behind the scenes as well. I try and update it as often as possible by adding new pics and stuff about what Im up to, but am normally so busy its hard to keep up. And yes it is me answering the questions. I like hearing what the public have to say. Have you spent time on Rugbydump before? Not much before now but I have seen some wicked clips, so I will visit it more often. _________________________________ Check out this tribute video that has a bonus try on the end – the one he scored against the Wallabies in 1997 at Loftus Versfeld. You can also find out more about Percy below. As Percy mentioned, he has a website where he interacts with fans, posts blog entries, and has a whole bunch of photos from past and present. You can also read more about him and check up on some of the stats from his career. Take a look at ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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London traders’ association chooses charity of the year

first_img Tagged with: corporate Events London Howard Lake | 7 May 2014 | News London traders’ association chooses charity of the year About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. The Belgravia Traders Association in London’s West End has chosen eye research charity Fight for Sight as its charity of the year.The Association holds the annual Elizabeth Street Summer party on Grosvenor’s London estate in Belgravia in June. The street’s shops include fashion and style brands including Donna Ida, Jenny Packham, Jo Loves and Peggy Porschen.On 11 June it closes to traffic for five hours in the evening and the charity has a substantial presence. There will be a children’s party, and the BTA bar will donate a percentage of sales to the charity. Visitors to the street are invited to make a suggested donation of £10 per adult when entering the street party.Fight for Sight has already partnered with the Association when it joined in the celebrations at the Elizabeth Street Christmas Market last year, which featured singers Adele and Robbie Williams. Advertisementcenter_img Julian Jackson, Director of Development at Fight for Sight, will speak at the street party of his first-hand experience of sight loss.He said:“We are delighted that Fight for Sight has been chosen as the Belgravia Trader’s Association’s beneficiary charity. We’ve experienced the atmosphere at the Christmas market and it’s a great event, not only for the community but for tourists too. We hope that it will attract many people from far and wide, whilst raising the profile of the charity, as well as raising funds to help support the vital work we do to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  44 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Elizabeth Street Summer Partylast_img read more

Angel Santiesteban-Prats

first_img Follow the news on Cuba See more to go further Lydia Cacho Mexico Find out more Information hero Angel Santiesteban-Prats CubaAmericas Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information center_img His blog is called “ Los hijos que nadie quiso” (The children no one wanted). The writer and netizen Ángel Santiesteban-Prats has been held for more than a year for openly criticizing the “dictator” Raúl Castro, as he calls him. Convicted on trumped-up charges of “home violation” and “injuries” in a summary trial on 8 December 2012, he was sentenced to five years in prison. In April 2013, he was transferred to a prison in the Havana suburb of San Miguel del Padrón where he has been subjected to mistreatment and acts of torture. His novel “El verano en que Dios dormía” (The summer God slept) received the 2013 Franz Kafka Drawer Novel Prize, awarded in Prague to unpublished Cuban novels. Itsmania Pineda Platero Honduras Find out more Yoani Sánchez Cuba Find out more Verónica Basurto Mexico Find out more Mabel Cáceres Peru Find out more CubaAmericas last_img read more

Fear over proposed homeless project in Limerick

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Willie O’Dea at the site of the proposed housing project in ThomondgateTHOMONDGATE residents claim they are being terrorised by anti-social behaviour caused by residents of a women’s homeless unit and are opposing plans for a supported housing unit in a derelict site known locally as Collins Cottages.One woman who lives near women’s emergency hostel Thomond House, claims people are living in fear since its former clients were moved 18 months ago and replaced with “younger more volatile clients”.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Local residents say that some clients at Thomond House, a facility run by the Associated Charities Trust (ACT), have serious drug and mental health issues and engage in “serious anti-social behaviour “.“It’s not unusual for children to come upon syringes and other drug related paraphernalia, around Thomond House. They are totally unsupervised over there and have a free run of the place with terrifying fights spilling out onto the street,” another resident said.Another resident said they could not understand why another homeless unit was being proposed in the centre of a tourist area between Thomond Park and King John’s Castle.Local Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea says that Thomondgate can’t cope with another homeless shelter and believes that planning should not be granted for new homeless accommodation across from Thomond House.“I understand there are planning issues regarding potential flooding at the site at Collins Cottages, but even if there weren’t, it isn’t a suitable site for homeless accommodation,” he said.Thomond House project manager Hugh Silke, insists that the women’s hostel is the only “high support” emergency shelter in the area and that the Altamira centre provides “mainstream accommodation” for older women. He added that Fianna Fáil housing minister Michael Finneran backed plans for a mainstream accommodation unit for older people at the Collins Cottage site in 2009.“Young women at Thomond House are in a place where there is no place for them. We don’t want to see them lying out on the street. I know it is a big ask for the people of Thomondgate but these girls have nowhere else to go. They have no other options and need our support to iron out their issues,” he said.In a statement to the Limerick Post, Limerick Council said that local residents attended a meeting on October 2 along with management of Thomond House, Limerick Council and the HSE. A number of the concerns raised are to be immediately addressed by Thomond House and engagement with community Gardaí is also to take place. A follow-up meeting has been arranged in early November.“We would ask that Deputy O’Dea share evidence of his claims that all anti-social behaviour and drugs related litter is as a result of Thomond House residents. Management of Thomond House feel the development of the site would transform the area which is currently derelict and deter anti-social behaviour,” the statement concluded. Advertisement Linkedin Twitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Printcenter_img Previous articleLimerick driver Deirdre in top gear for uphill taskNext articleSpecial needs pupils victimised by budget cuts Alan Jacques RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebook TAGSAssociated Charities Trust (ACT)Fianna FáillimerickLimerick City and County CouncilThomond HousethomondgateWillie O’Dea TD NewsLocal NewsFear over proposed homeless project in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – October 9, 2014 1189 Email Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories last_img read more