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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.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

You confirm that all information you supply is accurate.


In order to provide personalised services to and analyse site traffic, we may use a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the sites to operate and may be used to deliver you different content, depending on the type of investor you are.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

  • to present content effectively;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which may interest you, tailored to your specific interests, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts between you and us;
  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to improve our content by tracking group information that describes the habits, usage, patterns and demographics of our customers.

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.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

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.


Our sites contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


If you want more information or have any questions or comments relating to our privacy policy please email [email protected] in the first instance.

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FTSE makes positive start as sterling vaults higher

By BFN News | 08:50 AM | Friday 19 May, 2017

The FTSE embarked on a positive note as did its European counterparts, despite sterling vaulting higher on the dollar in what is a generally quiet day on both the corporate and economic news fronts. Not long after the open, the FTSE 100 was up 29.52 points, or 0.4%, to 7465.94, while the FTSE 250 was up 94.86, or 0.48%, to 19,786.5. This followed gains on Wall St and in Asia overnight, while in Europe the Dax and Cac 40 were both progressing. The price of gold was a little lower, but those for silver and copper rose. Energy prices were ahead, while sterling, by 8.40am, was up 0.32% to $1.2980, but down a little on the euro. Blue-chip stocks rising outnumbered fallers by about 80 to 20. They were piloted by Rolls-Royce (RR.), up 1.68% to 864.75p, and WPP (WPP), up 1.56% to 1724.5p. Ashtead (AHT) was up 1.52% to 1565.5p. Several multi-commodity miners figured to the upside, with Rio Tinto (RIO) adding 0.98% to 3132p and Anglo American (AAL) firming 0.96% to 1077.25p, while among oilies BP (BP.) rose 0.55% to 471.58p and Shell (RDSA) improved 0.49% to 2118.75p. A number of house builders gained after Barratt Developments (BDEV), up 1.02% to 618.25p, but overall this sector was off the pace. Commercial property was a notable faller, with Land Securities (LAND) easing 1.14% to 1079.5p and British Land (BLND) shedding 0.43% to 635.75p. Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK), down 4.29% to 1627p and leading blue-chip fallers, lowered the revenue guidance for its generics business due to a revised launch of its version of Advair Diskus and increased price erosion. It saw FY group revenue "in the range of $2.0 to $2.1bn in constant currency in 2017." Supermarkets Tesco (TSCO), Sainsbury (SBRY) and Morrison (MRW) were all down 0.23%-0.59%. BIGGER MOVERS Revolution Bars (RBG) fell 28.86% to 145.13p as it warned that cost headwinds would be more tha anticipated in the current year, adding that it saw the adjusted EBITDA (pre-opening costs) out-turn for the year broadly at the same level as last year. Future (FUTR), up 16.82% to 210.13p, said its H1 statutory pretax profit increased significantly to £0.9m, from a loss of £0.3m. Revenue rose 35% to £40.9m. LightwaveRF (LWRF) rose 15.22% to 26.5p after reducing its H1 pretax loss of £333,000, from a loss of £384,000. Revenue was up at £1.17m, from £804,000. LONDON HIGHLIGHTS Solo Oil (SOLO) fell 10.53% to 0.34p as it said its original Tanzanian gas portfolio was maturing and it was reviewing various options with regards to monetising a portion of the Ruvuma PSC during the development of the Ntorya gas condensate discovery in order to fund future participation in the licence. Pipehawk (PIP) fell 9.52% to 4.75p after receiving a further rejection of its resubmitted application for the Phase 2 H2020 funding to assist with marketing and distribution of its eSafe product. Its score was marginally below the required level, and Pipehawk said it intended to keep re-submitting applications for future rounds of funding until it becomes apparent that the Company has little chance of obtaining a grant. UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG), down 5.41% to 0.88p, has raised gross proceeds of £6.5m via the placing of 812.5m new shares in the company at 0.8p each, largely with institutional funds. Net proceeds would go to cash balances and funding UKOG's near-term growth strategy. Union Jack Oil (UJO), up 3.85% to 0.14p, noted today's update by Egdon Resources regarding the issue by the UK Environment Agency (EA) of the variation to the Mining Waste Permit in respect of the proposed Wressle conventional development and its associated operations. Quadrise Fuels (QFI), up 3.83% to 4.75p, has been advised by Maersk that Wartsila was expecting to deliver the interim letter of no objection (LONO) this month in relation to the previously reported successful but suspended testing of its MSAR emulsion bunker fuel. FairFX (FFX), up 2.88% to 53.5p, has signed a partnership agreement with easyCurrency, the online zero fees/commission forex boutique, which is part of the easyGroup family of brands owned by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. Plexus Holdings (POS), up 2.86% to 67.63p, has received an initial purchase order (PO) from Aker BP. The initial value of of the contract was estimated at about £0.7m with revenues expected to commence in the next financial year in July 2017. Other stocks in the news included Stratex International (STI), Safestore Holdings (SAFE), Volga Gas (VGAS), Grainger (GRI), CEPS (CEPS), SDX Energy (SDX), Gresham House (GHE), Hunters Property (HUNT), Magnolia Petroleum (MAGP), Iofina (IOF), Entertainment One (ETO) and Glanbia Co-operative Society (GLB). Story provided by

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