Monthly Archives: October 2013

$KAZ.L – Kazakhmys as a spinoff situation

KAZ (Kazakhmys) mines copper. It recently announced the disposal of its stake in ENRC. ENRC has been an albatross for KAZ, and they are more than happy to get rid of it. I would argue that the disposal is very … Continue reading

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$ASC.L – ASOS – all very interesting

I see on The Motley Fool that ASC has announced their results with “another year of surging sales and profits, in line with market expectations”. From the article:”The shares of Asos (LSE: ASC) dropped 5% to 5,144p this morning after … Continue reading

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$AFN.L – ADVFN – Y/e results

I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the results of AFN (ADFN) – a site that many many people use daily, but may not have taken a look at financially. IIRC, it is a share owned … Continue reading

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Ubuntu – Absolute Skat, anyone?

I managed to get Saucy Salamander onto my dad’s machine. In the end, I had to physically remove the PCI graphics card and stick with the Dell integrated card, which seems a bit lame. I’ve also installed Saucy on my … Continue reading

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Ubuntu’s Saucy Salamander Screen is Slightly Substandard

This is the graphical display that I got when I rebooted Ubuntu after a fresh installation onto my dad’s machine. “Just Works”. Not.

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$HCM.L – bought a small holding

HCM (Hutchison China MediTech Limited) “is a holding company of a healthcare group based primarily in China. The Company is engaged in research, development, manufacturing and sales of pharmaceuticals, health supplements and other consumer health and personal care products.” Now, … Continue reading

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Bought some $SAL.L and $MONY.L

$SAL.L (SpaceandPeople) ” is engaged in the marketing and selling of promotional and retail licensing space on behalf of shopping centers and other venues throughout the United Kingdom, Germany and India.” The share price is down 24% from its 52w … Continue reading

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Citywire – Harry Nimmo interview notes

Some sketch notes on the interview on Harry Nimmo by Citywire on 10 Oct. He is manager of the Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust. The full video is here: http://is.gd/yRh5Q3 . You can see his current top 10 holdings … Continue reading

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$HOC.L – Hochschild Mining – looks interesting

HOC (Hochschild Mining) is a precious metals company with a primary focus on the exploration, mining, processing and sale of silver and gold. I bought a small holding this morning because I noticed that there was a placing earlier this … Continue reading

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FJET – Firstjet – first international flight, but SP down

South African airline operator FJET (FastJet) announced that its first international flight will commence on 18 October, 2013.The share price reacted positively at the opening bell, but are now down nearly 3% at 9:15. Shares are down 29% over 5 … Continue reading

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