STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-UK small caps edge down 0.3 pct at midday
The FTSE Small Cap index is 0.3 percent lower in midsession deals, faring better than the FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250 indexes, each down 0.7 percent.
SolGold falls 6.5 percent after announcing a placing to raise around 1.1 million Australian dollars, which it intends to use to progress its exploration and project development efforts across its portfolio of projects in the Solomon Islands, Ecuador and Queensland, Australia.
Wincanton rises 2.5 percent as the logistics group announces it has been awarded a multi-million pounds five-year contract by supermarket group Morrisons to operate its first ever dedicated UK convenience distribution centre in London.
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