Stocks on the Continent are bouncing back from the the previous day's thrashing after the US administration decided overnight to ease its restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei for three months.
OPG Power Ventures announced on Tuesday that it has secured a further hedge against the volatility of coal price movements, and has entered into a fixed-price coal purchase agreement for one million tonnes, representing around 60% of its annual coal requirements.
Bloomsbury Publishing beat expectations on Tuesday as it achieved annual profit growth, leading the business to deliver a 24th consecutive year of dividend growth.
Food packing company Hilton Food Group has traded in line with expectations thus far in 2019, continuing to grow its business through additional volumes and close cooperation with retail partners.
US retailer Home Depot's first-quarter earnings beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday as customers spent more in single transactions during the quarter ended 5 May.
APC Technology's shares leapt on Tuesday after the company recorded a jump in interim revenue and profit, while net debt was reduced.
Doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance said on Tuesday that it is continuing to engage with shareholders of larger rival Provident Financial, as it reported "strong" growth in its loan book since the start of the year.
A total of 173 footwear manufacturers, importers and retailers in the US have called on the US president to re-think his approach to the trade war with China, describing the recent tariff hike on imports from the People’s Republic as “catastrophic”.
Most markets in Asia were in the green on Tuesday, as investors took the opportunity to catch their breath amid a recent torrent of developments on the US-China trade front.
Wall Street futures were pointing to a positive open on Tuesday as a mild semblance of calm looked set to return to markets following Monday's tech sell-off.
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Northern Ireland’s First Derivatives said the current year had got off to a strong start as it reported a jump in both revenues and profits.
Profits at Shoe Zone were flat in the first half of the year, while revenues dipped just a touch as the footwear retailer said current trading was in line with management expectations.
London stocks had extended gains by midday on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker pound, as investors welcomed Washington's decision to grant a temporary reprieve from the Huawei ban.
Trump and Google granted Huawei some temporary relief after the former had threatened on Monday to ban US corporates from doing business with the company.
Manufacturing order books have slumped to their lowest level since October 2016, the Confederation of British Industry said on Tuesday, as Brexit-related stockpiling started to ease.
Life sciences company Integumen narrowed losses in its last trading year thanks to a significant increase in revenues.
Legal and professional services business Knights Group performed well in the second half of its financial year, with strong organic growth complemented by contributions from acquisitions.
Superyacht supply and maintenance firm GYG has seen a positive uplift in trading so far this year, driven by a continued improvement in the general refit market and further progress in its new build strategy.
Assura on Tuesday reported that portfolio expansion drove annual rental income and profit growth, while the company's pipeline has reached a record level on the back of a new acquisition.