These were the movements among some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.
Stocks on Wall Street soared on Tuesday, with major indices almost completely erasing the serious losses seen during the previous session after Washington removed several items from its list of new Chinese tariffs.
European bank ING said on Tuesday that it expects the Brexit exit date to be pushed back yet again, putting the odds of an early general election being called in the UK at 40. 0%.
The focus on Wednesday will continue to be firmly on the People's Republic of China where a barrage of first-tier economic data is set for release, including readings for industrial production, retail sales and fixed asset investment in July.
Ventilation products supplier Volution anticipates that its results for the trading year ended 31 July will be in line with expectations.
Commodity prices were lifted off near their weakest level for a year by news of Washington's decision to dial back on its most recent round of trade tariff threats against Chinese exports.
Stocks across the Continent snapped higher on Tuesday after the US administration dialed back on some of its trade tariff threats, helping investors look past - for now at least- survey readings showing analysts and fund managers around the world braced for much weaker growth.
The US dollar jumped back as risk aversion was reduced a notch by the US Trade Representative's announcement that Washington would dial back on its trade tariffs threats against Chinese exports.
London stocks reversed early loses as investors after the US administration dialed back on some of its trade tariff threats against Chinese goods and digested the latest batch of UK jobs data showing wage growth rising at its fastest clip since 2008.
The European Commission on Tuesday imposed countervailing duties of 8. 0% to 18. 0% on imports of subsidised biodiesel from Indonesia in order to ensure fair competition for European producers.
Synthomer revealed on Tuesday that non-executive director Alexander Catto had purchased 184,400 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed chemicals group.
Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on British software company Blue Prism at 'hold' on Tuesday, noting that despite an "exceptional growth story", adverse issues were emerging.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated their 'buy' rating on bingo and casino games operator JPJ Group on Tuesday as the group turned in first-half results that came in ahead of their expectations.
Oilex has requested and been granted a trading halt on the Australian Stock Exchange, effective from Tuesday, it announced on Tuesday.
Stocks on Wall Street soared at the open on Tuesday, shrugging off the serious losses seen during the previous session as Washington removed several items from its list of new Chinese tariffs and said that it would postpone some others.
London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 4% at 7,252. 86 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, moving into the green on news that the US is delaying a 10% tariff on some Chinese imports that was due to kick in next month and removing some items from the list altogether.
The US administration announced on Tuesday that it would delay the implementation of some of the additional tariffs that were set to go into effect at the start of September until mid-December.
Cluff Natural Resources has received the required regulatory consent from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) in relation to the farm-out of Licence P2437 to Shell UK, it announced on Tuesday, confirming that the farm-out has been completed.
Brazil-focussed nickel development company Horizonte Minerals announced an initial mineral resource estimate for the Serra do Tapa nickel deposit on Tuesday, reporting that the resources in the measured and indicated category were 70. 3 million tonnes, grading at 1. 22% nickel at a 0. 9% nickel cut off.
London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 5% at 19,015. 08 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.