Can medical marijuana deliver potent returns? An interview with Ananda Developments (ANA)

As one of the only UK-listed businesses with exposure to medical cannabis, Ananda Developments (NEX:ANA) has enjoyed strong demand since debuting on the NEX Exchange earlier this month, with shares doubling to 0.9p on the first day of trading. The global market for medical marijuana is gaining serious momentum as the drug’s therapeutic qualities become…

Trade war enters Uranium sector as US launches investigation into imports

US-based Uranium stocks received a boost yesterday after the Trump administration began an investigation into imports of the metal, a key ingredient in nuclear power generation. Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday that his department will look at whether imported uranium ore and related products threaten national security. The investigation was requested by domestic…

ECR Minerals ring-fences funds for Australian exploration plans (ECR)

ECR Minerals (LSE:ECR) confirmed plans to pursue new gold and other metal opportunities in Western Australia today, leading shares to advance 5.9pc to 0.9p. The company will ringfence an initial A$100,000 (c.£56,000) from its recent £650,000 strategic funding package to carry out activities such as due diligence and licence applications on numerous new targets. The…

Harvest Minerals bags critical government approval for flagship fertiliser (HMI)

Today saw Harvest Minerals (LSE:HMI) finally report that it has secured the much-anticipated government approval needed to register its KPfértil product as a remineraliser in Brazil, leading shares to rise 5.7pc to 18.6p. It received approval for the product, a multi-nutrient natural fertiliser, from the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) in Brazil and also received 10-year…