Theresa May urged MPs to “hold their nerve” and give her the time necessary to renegotiate a deal with the EU as the Labour opposition accused her of running down the clock with only 45 days to Brexit.
US stocks closed sharply higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed news of a tentative deal to avert another government shutdown.
The government and regulators were on Tuesday told to "get a grip" of consumers' ability to access their cash as a wave of ATM closures hit the UK.
London stocks recovered from a mid-session lurch on Tuesday as Theresa May's statement to parliament and a speech by Bank of England governor Mark Carney combined to undermine market sentiment that had been buoyed by positive signals from across the Atlantic.
Bank of England chief Mark Carney sounded a dire warning on Tuesday on what the costs of a full-blown trade war might be.
Stocks across the Continent held onto their early gains, buoyed by news of a possible breakthrough on the Hill that might allow the US to avoid another partial government shutdown.
Goldman Sachs upped its stance on Rio Tinto but downgraded its recommendation on BHP on Tuesday as it took a look at the metals and mining sector.
Iofina on Tuesday secured an extension to its loan notes and term loan facility provided by Stena Investment Sarl, with the repayment date for the company's convertible loan notes and Stena loan extended to 1 July 2020.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers reached a tentative deal late on Monday to avoid a new government shutdown next Friday.
Human-induced environmental damage has reached a critical stage and could threaten socioeconomic stability, said the latest report from the Institute for Public Policy Research.
London’s FTSE 250 gave up its early gains and finished just below flat 18,824. 78 on Tuesday, with Plus500 dragging the index lower as its shares plummeted on profit uncertainty.
Andalas Energy and Power tumbled on Tuesday after its efforts to acquire the Bunga Mas PSC (PSC) prospect in Indonesia hit a snag due to a dispute with contractors at the site.
GlaxoSmithKline company Victoria Whyte disposed of 5,199 ordinary shares in the UK's biggest drugs company on Tuesday.
Barring surprises on the global trade or Brexit fronts, the market spotlight on Wednesday is likely to fall on US consumer price data covering the month of January.
Credit Bank of Moscow is launching a new service to allow corporate clients to capitalise on cash balances at the end of each day via its online platform.
Analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove reiterated their 'overweight' rating on equipment rental company Ashtead on Tuesday due to its "undervalued and under-appreciated cash story".
Analysts at UBS lowered their rating on Greggs to 'neutral' on Tuesday, stating the bakery chain's business quality was now reflected in its share price.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 1% to 7,132. 70 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
University intellectual property commercialisation specialist Frontier IP announced “strong progress” in Portugal on Tuesday, with the incorporation of a new company which would be called ‘Insignals Neurotech’.
Irish gold and zinc exploration and development company Connemara Mining Company proposed to change its to ‘Arkle Resources plc’, it announced on Tuesday.