Hays became the latest recruitment firm to report a fall in net fee growth from the UK and Ireland as Brexit worries continued to dent business confidence.
WeWork is expected to sack at least 2,000 people as soon as this week, as angry staff at the troubled office rental company turn on its co-founder Adam Neumann. WeWork rents buildings long-term, gives them a millennial makeover with beer taps, communal spaces and tiny workspaces, and then rents them out short-term. Until recently it was America’s most highly valued private company with 527,000 tenants, or “members”, as WeWork calls them, worldwide. – Guardian.
US stocks closed slightly on Monday following a report that revealed China wanted to hold further discussions with the US before signing Donald Trump's so-called "phase one" trade deal.
The market spotlight is due to shift towards US banks on Tuesday as the US corporate earnings season goes into full swing, with approximately a fifth of the S&P 500's constituent companies set to update shareholders, including 60% of the benchmarks financials.
Commodities gave back some of the prior Friday's gains with traders cautious as analysts pointed out that things could still change for the worse over the next three to five weeks as US and China tried to put their mini-trade deal into writing.
The British Retail Consortium reported on Monday that UK retail footfall had fallen by more than 10. 0% over the past seven years, due to high renting prices, a shift towards online shopping and political uncertainty.
Sterling was on its back foot at the start of the week, but only slightly so, as traders tried to gauge the probabilities of a withdrawal deal being reached before 31 October.
Hunter Biden is set to resign from a board of a Chinese-backed private equity company and announced that he would forgo all work with foreign enterprises if his father Joe Biden was elected president in 2020.
European stocks were lower at lunchtime on Monday as investors grew sceptical about the progress made in Sino-US trade relations, while weak Chinese data highlighted the impact of tariffs.
London stocks dipped on Monday as optimism over a trade deal between the US and China faded a bit, with worries about Brexit and uninspiring Chinese data also weighing on investor sentiment.
Everyman Media revealed on Monday that chairman Paul Wise had disposed of 499,977 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed premium cinema operator.
US lawmakers are this week set to vote on three bills that would support pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, as protests in the city intensify.
Analysts at Liberum don't see much changing in the immediate future for Domino's Pizza, expecting its weak performance of late to carry on throughout the third quarter despite easier comparatives.
Wall Street trading began with some mixed results on Monday following a report that revealed China wanted to hold further discussions with the US before signing Donald Trump's so-called "phase one" trade deal.
London's FTSE 250 was down 0. 99% at 19,843. 55 in afternoon trade on Monday, with Hunting leading the index lower.
Remote Monitored Systems announced on Monday that GyroMetric Systems, in which it has a 58% shareholding, reached an agreement to install digital monitoring equipment on a pilot project by UK power generation equipment supplier Clarke Energy.
Aviation services business John Menzies has appointed Alvaro Gomez-Reino as its new chief financial officer with effect from 1 December.
Copper and gold explorer, developer and producer Rambler Metals announced on Monday that for the quarter ended 30 September it achieved its highest saleable copper production since the last quarter of the 2014 financial year, at 1,475 dry metric tonnes (dmt).
Analysts Berenberg upped their rating on British precious metals firm Hochschild Mining from 'sell' to 'hold' on Monday, stating the group's rare earths move was "a bit left-field", but "not a complete surprise".
Brazil-focussed gold mining and development company Serabi Gold released the results and a review of its third quarter operational and development activities in the Tapajos region of Para State in the north of the country on Monday.