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For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

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We store and use information you provide as follows:

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We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

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You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


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FTSE ahead as miners up with industrial metals prices

By BFN News | 08:46 AM | Friday 21 April, 2017

London shares are making minor gains in early deals with multi-commodity miners benefiting from rises in industrial metals prices as sterling makes slim gains against the dollar. Soon after the open, the FTSE 100 was up 6.64 points, or 0.09%, to 7125.18, while the FTSE 250 was up 19.83, or 0.1%, to 19,938.6. The Dax was ahead, but the Cac 40 was lower. WTI crude was down a bit and Brent was up a jot. The price of safe-haven gold was slipping a little, but three-month industrial metals futures were strongly ahead. Rio Tinto (RIO) rose 2.87% to 3156p, with BHP Billiton (BLT) gaining 2.02% to 1227.25p and Glencore (GLEN) adding 1.91% to 306.18p. More miners followed close behind. Insurers gained after Legal & General (LGEN), up 0.45% to 254.25p, several banks after Lloyds (LLOY), up 0.3% to 64.25p, and several pharmas behind Shire (SHP), up 0.65% to 4477.25p. Marks & Spencer (MKS) firmed 2.43% to 362.3p, while Mondi (MNDI) advanced 1.68% to 1968.5p. Reckitt Benckiser (RB.) fell 2.1% to 7122p and led to the downside after producing in-line Q1 results amid challenging macro conditions. It was on track to hit its FY net revenue target. Utilities featured lower in the wake of United Utilities (UU.), down 1.07% to 967p, and Centrica (CNA), down 1.02% to 204.1p. Commercial property and supermarkets other than M&S were also notable fallers, as were several house builders and tobacco stocks. Imperial Brands (IMB) fell 0.8% to 3723p, while Land Securities (LAND) dropped 0.5% to 1103.5p and Morrisons (MRW) eased 0.52% to 230.7p. Hammerson (HMSO), down 0.04% to 590.25p, announced the successful syndication and signing of a £360m unsecured revolving credit facility. BIGGER MOVERS Vernalis (VER), down 17.24% to 20.38p, said a complete response letter from the US FDA did not raise any concerns with the formulation or pharmacokinetic profile of CCP-07, but identified outstanding items that needed to be addressed prior to the resubmission and approval of a new drug application. Record (REC) fell 13.02% to 40.88p as its assets under management equivalents rose tyo $58.2bn at March 31, from $56.6bn at Dec. 31, 2016. "The environment of political uncertainty that has prevailed since the middle of 2016 looks set to continue," it said. Oilex (OEX) rose 12.31% to 0.36p after noting the award of two key contracts to Schlumberger and Baker Hughes as part of its 2017 work programme at the Cambay PSC. LONDON HIGHLIGHTS GoTech (GOT), down 8.7% to 2.63p, said operating losses rose to £288,000 in H1, from £257,000 last time. Revenues were £35,000, from nil. Reneuron (RENE) rose 9.52% to 2.3p after updating on its clinical strategy in stroke disability and separately in its ophthalmology programmes. Pebble Beach Systems (PEB), up 5.67% to 5.13p, has received the first $250,000 into its bank account in respect of the $2.0m debtor outstanding, where xG Technology Inc was completing the order on behalf of itself and the company. Amerisur Resources (AMER), up 4.26% to 24.5p, has spudded well Platanillo-21 on Pad 2N in the Platanillo field in Colombia with drilling rig Serinco D-10. Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDH), down 1.71% to 287.5p, said it expected FY revenue to be about £40m, up roughly 4% on the previous year. BNN Technology (BNN), up 4.8% to 71p, has appointed Harry Keiley as non-executive chairman and established an advisory panel. SNC-Lavalin Group and WS Atkins (ATK), up 4.06% to 2062.5p, have agreed terms and conditions of a recommended all-cash acquisition of the latter by SNC-Lavalin (GB) Holdings Ltd. Each Atkins shareholder would receive 2080p in cash a share, valuing its capital at about £2.1bn. The Restaurant Group (RTN), down 1.71% to 359.15p, said CFO Barry Nightingale would step down from the board and leave the company with immediate effect. A successor had yet to be appointed. Charles Stanley Group (CAY), up 1.62% to 313p, maintained its positive momentum across all divisions in the quarter and year ended 31 March. Total funds under management and and administration at 31 March were £24.0bn, up 5.7% since end-December 2016. Other stocks in the news included Sports Direct International (SPD), Goldplat (GDP), Rasmala (RMA), Ithaca Energy (IAE), APQ Global (APQ), Urals Energy Public Company Ltd (UEN), SolGold (SOLG), Gaming Realms (GMR), Electra Private Equity (ELTA), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT) and HaloSource (HAL). Story provided by

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