African Gold Resources, an Australian-based explorer, arrived on the lightly regulated Ofex market. It has mineral prospects in Ghana and is seeking to expand. Its shares created little interest, holding at 5p, capitalising the company at pounds 3.4m.
Inspec, a chemical group, held at 235.5p. Analyst Philip Morrish at Nikko has lifted his estimates and sees profits increasing from pounds 32m to pounds 47m last year and reaching pounds 53.5m this year. He rates the shares a buy.Reuse content