Monday 26 April 1993
Funds controlled by George Soros, who made a fortune from Britain's withdrawal from the European exchange rate mechanism, have bought a large stake in the gold mining house Newmont Mining. RJT Capital Partners Ltd and General Oriental Investments said 3.2 million Newmont shares at dollars 39.50 were sold to funds managed by Soros Fund Management.
Field, one of Britain's leading packaging groups, is to return to the stock market this summer. The company was the subject of a management and staff buyout in 1991.
ANAGEN TO FLOAT
Anagen, a UK company that develops immunoassay systems, plans a stock market flotation in June. The company is expected to be valued at about pounds 40m. Anagen is being advised by the brokers Albert E Sharp.
Preliminary first-quarter figures for gross domestic product.
Interims: James Dickie; Lowland Inv Co; S Lyles.
Finals: Britannia Grp; Farnell Electronics; How Grp; Moss Bros Grp; Wensum Company.
CBI Industrial Trends Survey (Mar)
Interims: Sage Grp; Scottish National Trust; Finals: Bournemouth Water; Eadie Holdings; Edinburgh Inv Tst; Herring Baker Harris; Porth Grp; Schroder Korea; Sears; Tarmac; Travis Perkins; Tullow Oil; West Hampshire Water
Overseas direct investment (1991); construction; new orders (Feb, prov); bricks and cement production and deliveries (Q1).
Interims: Fleming Japanese Inv Trust; New Frontiers Development Trust.
Finals: Brixton Estate; Cannon St Investments; English National Inv; Venturi Inv Tst.
Energy trends (Feb); new vehicle registrations (Mar).
Interims: AGA Aktiebolag (Q1); ICI (Q1); Kwik Save Grp; Majedie Investments.
Finals: CI Grp; Folkes Grp; Grampian Television; Hopkinsons Grp; Scottish Mortgage Trust.
Interims: None announced.
Finals: Clayton Son & Co; Richards Grp.
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