Jean-Claude Juncker and Theresa May held “robust” Brexit discussions on Thursday with no tangible progress on the Irish backstop, but agreed to hold further talks to break the impasse.
Wall Street trading ended with all major indexes recording losses on Thursday as investors sifted through more company earnings releases, with Sears staging a late rally after a bankruptcy judge approved billionaire Eddie Lampert's takeover bid.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris turned in revenues ahead of market expectations on Thursday despite a decline in net sales.
Stocks across the Channel reeled after the European Union's executive arm slashed its near-term forecasts for economic growth across the bloc and after reports broke that a sizeable distance remained between the US and China in trade talks, with the Auto&Parts sector singled out by traders for an especially punishing session, possibly amid concerns of fresh US tariffs.
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets reiterated their 'outperform' rating on British contract foodservice Compass on Thursday following a strong European performance by the group in the first quarter of its trading year.
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets reiterated their 'outperform' rating on British contract foodservice provider Compass on Thursday following a strong performance by the group in Europe over the first quarter of its trading year.
Thousands of Venezuelan soldiers have deserted the nation's armed forces in the last five years, predating calls from caretaker President, Juan Guaido, for soldiers to lay down their weapons.
Ocado shares dropped 10% on Thursday as the fire at its high-tech Andover warehouse continued to burn for a third day, with local residents having to be evacuated due to clouds of burning chemicals.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price for shares on Barratt Developments following the company's latest six-month financials.
Twitter shares fell more than 10% in early trading on Thursday after the social media network published fourth-quarter 2018 earnings and guided to weaker than expected revenue and higher costs for the coming months.
London stocks stumbled on Thursday wore on as global growth worries hit markets, as the Bank of England and European Commission cut forecasts for growth this year and next.
Eco Animal Health director Julia Trouse disposed of 75,000 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed pharmaceutical outfit on Thursday.
Barring surprises on the US-China trade talk front, or as regards Brexit, the market spotlight will shift to Japan at the end of the week.
The UK government has no plans to review regulations for fracking gas in the country, it said on Thursday after Ineos and Cuadrilla complained this week about the rules hindering their work.
A day ahead of its AGM, West End property group Shaftesbury insisted that it has received no direct communication from shareholder Samuel Tak Lee, who was said to be planning on voting against the re-election of the company's bosses.
There remains "a sizeable distance" to go in US-China trade talks, US National Economic Council director, Larry Kudlow, said.
Britons face a return to exorbitant mobile phone roaming charges if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal, the government admitted on Thursday.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0. 7% to 7,123. 18 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors mulled over a dovish policy announcement from the Bank of England.
London’s FTSE 250 was down 1. 02% at 18,878. 36 in afternoon trading on Thursday, with big falls for Petrofac and Cranswick dragging the index downwards.
Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released the outline of the 'Green New Deal' on Thursday, a plan to fight climate change while dealing with economic and racial injustice.