Oxford Instruments: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 1,180p.
Base metals miner Central Asia Metals (CAML) has raised its dividend for the year ended 31 December to a total of 16.5p per share after financial results released on Thursday showed that revenues and earnings saw strong growth.
Copper mining and exploration firm Central Asia Metals on Monday completed the reverse acquisition of Lynx Resources, owners of the Sasa zinc mine in Macedonia.
Kazakh entrepreneur and investor, Kenges Rakishev roughly half his shares in mining and exploration group Central Asia Metals (CAML) on Thursday to pocket a very nice £24m in the process.
Central Asia Metals announced on Friday that it has conditionally agreed to purchase a 100% interest in Lynx Resources, the owner of the SASA zinc-lead mine in Macedonia, from Orion Co-Investments III and Fusion Capital for $402.5m.
Peel Hunt downgraded Kaz Minerals to 'hold' from 'add' after its third-quarter production report but upped the price target to 275p from 200p as it took a look at the copper sector.
Central Asia Metals, an AIM listed London based copper producer with operations in Kazakhstan and Chile, achieved record copper production in the third quarter at the Kounrad site in Kazakhstan.
Central Asia Metals, a copper producer with operations in Kazakhstan and Chile, reported an increase in pre-tax profit in the first half as it achieved cost savings due to the depreciation of Kazakhstan's currency.
Central Asia Metals updated the market on its production and Stage 2 expansion on Monday, for the six months to 30 June at the Kounrad dump leach, solvent extraction and electrowinning copper recovery plant in Kazakhstan.
A weaker Kazakh currency and increased efficiency made for a positive end to 2015 at Central Asia Metals, despite the low price climate for copper.
Central Asia Metals (CAM) warned investors that full-year production will take a hit, as problems with its copper recovery plant in Kazakhstan dramatically slowed processing.
Central Asia Metals has increased its stake in Copper Bay in Chile from 50% to 75%, after paying $3m.
Mining and exploration group Central Asia Metals said production and sales of copper at its Kounrad copper recovery plant in Kazakhstan rose in the first quarter.
African Minerals: Canaccord Genuity lowers target price from 20p to 15p with a hold recommendation.
Robert Cathery, a non-executive director of AIM miner Central Asia Metals sold £2.6m of shares at a price of 168.75p, a few days after the company put out its interim results and 10 days before the shares's ex-dividend date.
Amec: UBS raises target price from 1100p to 1215p upgrading from neutral to buy.
Antofagasta: Canaccord Genuity cuts target price from 870p to 835p and maintains a hold recommendation.
Accesso: Canaccord Genuity raises target price from 680p to 770p and keeps a buy recommendation.
Alent: UBS lowers target price from 360p to 355p and keeps a buy recommendation.
Atkins (WS): Numis upgrades from add to buy with a target price of 1650p.