Top stories from the Proactive UK newsroom.
Bitcoin miner Argo Blockchain’s (LON:ARB) third quarter revenues rose by 75%. The mining margin was approximately 73%, which Argo believes to be one of the highest efficiency rates in the market.
Quadrise Fuels (LON:QFI) has signed an Exclusive Global Collaboration and Emulsifiers Sales agreement with chemical giant Nouryon for goods and services for future projects using its MSAR alternative to diesel. The agreement will run for three years to October 2022.
Crossword Cybersecurity (LON:CCS) has signed a two-year deal with an unnamed FTSE 250 global chemical firm. The customer will use Crossword’s Rizikon Assurance to issue onboarding assessments to its 250 strategic suppliers.
EasyJet (LON:EZJ) expects to deliver headline profit before tax of between £420mln and £430mln this year - in the upper half of previous guidance. Passenger numbers for the full year increased by 8.6% to 96 million.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has dropped its plans to bid for the London Stock Exchange. The Hong Kong exchange said management at the LSE refused to engage in talks about a deal.
Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4Capital (LON:SFOR) has acquired Firewood, Silicon Valley’s largest digital marketing agency, for US$112.5mln. Firewood will be merged with MediaMonks with S4 raising £100mln through a placing at 142p to help pay for the acquisition, half of which is in cash.