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Wall Street indices finished in positive territory on Thursday,amid news that regulators were set to ease some rules on banks, although ongoing worries about the risk of a second pandemic wave lingered.
London’s benchmark managed to break into the green in afternoon trading to close slightly higher on Thursday, even amid growing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus infections in the US.
Wealth and investment management company Kingswood Holdings has acquired Sterling Trust Financial Consulting, it announced on Thursday, which it described as a “high quality” independent financial advice business, operating from headquarters in Hull, Yorkshire, with four satellite offices in Darlington, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.
Igas Energy updated the market on its operations on Thursday, as well as measures being implemented to further materially reduce its cost base.
Biopesticides and encapsulation technology company Eden Research has been granted two patents for its technology in the United States, it announced on Thursday.
Medical devices company RUA Life Sciences announced the first surgical implant of an ‘Elast-Eon’ sealed vascular graft on Thursday, as part of its prototype evaluation prior to design freeze.
Rosslyn Data Technologies announced on Thursday that it has recently renewed a number of client contracts, with extended durations, which it said would help underpin its current expectations for annual recurring revenue in future periods.
Cell-based therapeutics company ReNeuron Group announced on Thursday that it has signed a new research evaluation agreement with a major United States biotechnology company, in connection with the use of its proprietary exosomes for the delivery of novel gene silencing therapeutics.
Specialist carpet and floor covering retailer United Carpets Group updated the market on its trading on Thursday, reporting that its store network had now completely reopened, with new retail protocols in place to maintain social distancing, alongside increased sanitizing measures to protect customers and staff.
Markets in Asia finished weaker on Thursday, as investors digested the latest economic forecasts from the International Monetary Fund, which took the secateurs to its global gross domestic product expectations once more.
Animal health additives company Anpario said it had delivered a “strong” sales performance and an improvement in its profit margins in the first half on Thursday, as a number of customers increased their stock levels, and previous business development initiatives came to fruition.
Sumo Group updated the market on its trading on Thursday, saying it had continued to perform well since its final results announcement in April, trading “comfortably in line” with market expectations.
Next Fifteen Communications Group updated the market on its trading on Thursday, reporting that despite the impact of Covid-19 on the marketing industry, it expected to deliver modest growth for the first half of the financial year at both the revenue and profit levels.
Private rented sector, residential development and urban regeneration company Sigma Capital confirmed on Thursday that construction activity had now restarted, having been suspended in March amid the Covid-19 lockdown.
West Africa-focussed gold company Cora Gold reported positive results from the bulk sample programme it completed in conjunction with Hummingbird Resources on Thursday.
LondonMetric Property announced two acquisitions for a total consideration of £72. 9m on Thursday, with both transactions having previously been identified by the company at the time of its recent equity placing.