Investment company Stranger Holdings has signed non-binding heads of terms to acquire two companies holding technology mineral assets including cobalt, nickel and associated metals, it announced on Wednesday.
Video game developer Codemasters reported broadly flat interim revenues on Wednesday but said it was confident that results for the full-year would be in line with expectations.
PCI-PAL on Wednesday reported a widened annual loss as costs increased on the back of its expansion into North America.
China is reportedly still open to agreeing a partial trade deal with the US.
Hays Travel has agreed to the entire retail estate of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook, saving hundreds of jobs.
Vertu Motors posted a decline in interim profit on Wednesday but said it was on track to meet its overall expectations for the year.
Gulf Keystone Petroleum announced on Wednesday that, following the purchase of ordinary shares on 8 October, its $25m (£20. 41m) share buyback programme as announced on 8 July, 2 September and 10 September, was completed.
Life sciences company OptiBiotix Health announced on Wednesday that its fully-owned subsidiary, ProBiotix Health, has completed process validation under ‘Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices’ (GMP) for its ‘LPLDL’ product as a drug substance.
Trinidad, Morocco and Ireland-focussed oil and gas company Predator Oil & Gas Holdings updated the market on the pilot Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery Project in the Inniss-Trinity field using injected carbon dioxide on Wednesday.
Mineral resource company Keras Resources noted on Wednesday that “certain shareholders” had been provided with advice by an unnamed London-based private client broking firm in connection with the distribution of ordinary shares in Calidus Resources to Keras shareholders, which it said it “believed to be erroneous”.
JKX Oil and Gas updated the market on its operations for the third quarter on Wednesday, reporting group average production of 11,719 barrels of oil equivalent per day for the period, which was 13% higher than the previous quarter.
European stocks were higher on Wednesday morning even as US-China relations appeared to deteriorate, while the chairman of the US Federal Reserve indicated an openness to further interest rate cuts.
Real estate investment trust Capital & Regional said on Wednesday that talks with South Africa’s Growthpoint Properties are now at an advanced staged and the deadline for Growthpoint to make an offer for a stake in the company has been extended.
IT managed services provider Redcentric said on Wednesday that trading in the first half has been in line with its expectations.
Gambling firm GVC Holdings upgraded full year profit forecasts as higher third quarter online revenues and over-the-counter betting offset a UK government crackdown on slot machines.
Specialist engineering group Pressure Technologies has secured a significant contract to supply nitrogen storage solutions to EDF Energy's nuclear power plants in the UK.
Tube manipulation specialist Tricorn warned on Wednesday that full-year results would be "materially lower" than market expectations, principally due to Washington's long and protracted trade war with China and slowing demand in the UK.
Home improvement retailer Kingfisher announced the appointment of Bernard Bot as its new chief financial officer on Wednesday.
Unite Group on Wednesday signed a 30-year nominations agreement with the University of Leeds that covers 559 of the 976 beds in its new White Rose View student accommodation.
London stocks were steady early on Wednesday, with investors cautious ahead of this week’s Sino-US trade talks and as hopes of a Brexit deal faded.