2022-01-05 17:02:28

FIVE at FIVE: Mayor’s plans for legal cannabis, Cardano leads crypto rally, Seeing Machines’ and new driver systems, and a revised environmental program for Strategic Minerals

Here’s Proactive’s round-up of the top financial stories of the day, with helpful links taking you direct to the news

 

1. Ethereum and Cardano lead crypto rally

Ethereum, the second-largest crypto by market value, jumped some 1.5% to US$3,817 – making it the largest riser in the top 15.

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2. Seeing Machines teams up for new driver tech

Seeing Machines Ltd (AIM:SEE, OTC:SEEMF) and OMNIVISION announced a new optimised driver monitoring system (DMS) and occupant monitoring system (OMS) solution, which can be used in space-constrained automotive integrations, such as the rear view mirror.

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3. Trials for decriminalised marijuana in London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is reportedly working on a plan to decriminalise cannabis in certain London boroughs under a new pilot scheme.

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4. FTSE 100 closes a shade higher  

FTSE 100 closed up nearly 12 points, or 0.16%, at 7,516.87, below the session high of 7,529.97 and above the low of 7,484.28.

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5. Strategic Minerals proposes new environmental program

Strategic Minerals PLC (AIM:SML) said it has lodged a revised Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation (PEPR) program for the Leigh Creek Copper mine to the Department of Energy and Mining of South Australia to address conditional elements of the approval given last July.

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…and if you want one more

The most popular shares, investment trusts and funds for small investors last month and last year have been revealed – and there is a real mix of big and small names

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