Huawei criticised US claims that its 5G network could be used to spy on western governments and said the US administration was being “ignorant of technology” and “belittling” national security concerns with repeated unsubstantiated claims.
ECSC Group's shares shot upwards on Tuesday following the company's confirmation of three further new managed services contract wins with two household name retailers and a technology services provider.
The focus on Wednesday will be on a raft of data out of China, alongside another raft of quarterly earnings reports in the States.
Stocks on the Continent were mostly higher as investors cheered better-than-expected economic data, amid holiday-thinned trading volumes.
London stocks gained on Tuesday, as investors mulled the latest reading on the UK jobs market, with some well-received updates from retailers lending support.
London's FTSE 250 index was 0. 54% higher at 19,914. 54 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, with JD Sports leading the way on the back of its full year results.
888 Holdings director Itai Frieberger disposed of 2m ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed gambling outfit.
Coro Energy's shares stormed on Tuesday after the company completed its obligations to acquire a 15% working interest in the Duyung production sharing contract (PSC) in Indonesia.
Thor Mining on Tuesday commenced drilling at the Bonya tungsten deposits adjacent Molyhil, in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Bank of America posted record quarterly net income driven by a jump in the profitability of its consumer banking arm.
RBC Capital Markets downgraded its recommendation on shares of oil giant BP to 'outperform' from 'top pick' on Tuesday following a recent strong performance on an absolute basis and versus the sector.
London markets were lifted by a real mix of sectors on Tuesday as various European markets notched up fresh six-month highs.
Wall Street trading began on a positive note on Tuesday as investors thumbed over more key earnings, including those from banking giant Bank of America.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% at 7,466. 23 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as investors eyed the latest UK jobs data.
Climate change protests by Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in central London resulted in over 100 arrests.
Technical fluid power products specialist Flowtech Fluidpower saw both revenues and profits grow following the successful acquisition and integration of Balu in its last trading year.
Galliford Try: Peel Hunt downgrades to hold with a target price of 700p.
Greatland Gold on Tuesday confirmed a 15-hole drilling programme at its fully-owned Firetower project in Tasmania, Australia.
Asiamet Resources on Tuesday reported "strong" copper assay results from an additional infill drilling programme completed as part of the Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS) for the Beruang Kanan Main (BKM) copper deposit in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage on FTSE 250 real estate investment trust LondonMetric on Tuesday, calling the firm an "attractive opportunity" at a fair value.