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Boomtimes for Xtract Resources
Aussie copper hunter Xtract Resources shares popped 110% today as the AIM-listed miner reported on promising test drilling in New South Wales.
The Aim-listed tiddler saw its shares rocket 4.3p to 8.3p as it reported on finding evidence that the copper it has found is a wider seam than previously thought.
“Very encouraging” was Colin Bird, executive chairman’s take.
Asiamet down 21%
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