London stocks remained in the red at the close on Monday, amid ongoing concerns over Sino-US trade relations and signs that the eurozone economy was stalling, although holiday firm TUI bucked the trend after rival Thomas Cook collapsed.
European stocks were still lower by end-of-play on Monday following the release of weak German manufacturing data, while investors eyed trade negotiations between the US and China.
Berenberg upgraded its stance on Petra Diamonds stock to 'hold' from 'sell' on Monday, lifting the price target to 9p from 8p following weakness in the shares over the summer.
Petra Diamonds: Berenberg upgrades to hold with a target price of 9p.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted over the weekend that he was overseeing development of the Starship in Boca Chica, Texas.
London's FTSE 250 was down 1. 04% at 20,112. 56 in afternoon trade on Monday, with Kaz Minerals leading the index lower.
Shares in Crossword Cybersecurity fell on Monday as it reported a deepened interim loss, with higher costs more than outweighing revenue growth.
Wameja revealed on Monday that executive chairman John Conoley's wife had acquired 188,114 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed software company.
Analysis from manufacturing trade body Make UK and business advisory firm BDO has found that the most deprived areas in the UK will the worst affected by no-deal Brexit.
Communications and radio frequency solutions provider MTI Wireless Edge announced on Monday that its antenna division has received an order valued at around $1m (£0. 8m).
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 3% at 7,324. 79 in afternoon trade on Monday.
Specialist industrial and logistics investor Urban Logistics REIT announced on Monday that it has exchanged contracts to acquire a portfolio of six parcel distribution depots from Connect Group for a total consideration of £9. 9m before purchaser costs, at a 7. 04% net initial yield.
Cloud-based cybersecurity technology vendor Osirium Technologies announced a “significant” contract win with an unnamed “major” UK provider of software and IT services to the public sector on Monday.
US stocks opened lower on Monday as truncated trade talks and weak data out of Europe left market participants worried about the state of the global economy.
More than 8 million people in England are living in unaffordable, insecure or unstable homes as a result of the housing crisis, according to a report from the National Housing Federation released on Monday.
Exploration firm Power Metal Resources has uncovered "large scale" nickel sulphide targets across its Tanzanian and Botswana assets.
Australia’s Seeing Machines has forecast further growth in 2020 after full-year revenues jumped.
First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that it is not engaged in discussions regarding a takeover bid but is in talks about a potential sale of a minority interest in its Zambian copper assets.
Shares in Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals jumped on Monday after the drug company reported positive results for a key Phase 3 clinical trial.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread said on Monday that it has bought three hotels in Germany for an undisclosed sum.