US stocks recorded further losses on Tuesday following comments from Donald Trump at Nato's 70th-anniversary event in London.
European stocks finished the Tuesday session on a mixed note following comments from US President Donald Trump which added to trade worries, even as the threat of new American tariffs sent French luxury stocks into the red.
The world’s average temperature is set to rise by between 3ºC and 5ºC by the end of this century, the World Meteorologic Organization predicted.
The market spotlight on Wednesday will shift towards the services side of the global economy, with survey readings due out in China, the euro area, US and UK.
London stocks finished sharply lower on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump suggested that a trade deal with China may not be reached until after the November 2020 US elections, while a stronger pound and uninspiring data also weighed.
Foxtons Group revealed on Tuesday that independent non-executive director Alan Giles had purchased 35,557 ordinary shares in the London-listed real estate firm.
As extreme inequality grows, the six richest persons in the UK now control as much wealth as the poorest 13. 0m, said research from the Equality Trust.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their price target on engineering services company Tekmar Group from 160. 0p to 180. 0p on Tuesday following the firm's first-half results for its 2020 financial year.
Tesco, Sainsbury and Asda have urged Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to stop the Amazon deforestation for soy production in a letter published on Tuesday.
London's FTSE 100 was lower by 1. 72% at 7,160. 65 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, with Evraz leading the index downward.
America's top economic official said that Washington was focused on getting "the right deal" with China and kept the door open to the possible imposition of new trade tariffs.
Software company Oxford Metrics reported an 11. 7% improvement in headline group revenue in its preliminary results on Tuesday, or 10% at constant currency, to to £35. 3m, which it said was driven by a “strong” performance from Vicon.
US stocks recorded heavy losses at the open on Tuesday following comments from President Donald Trump at Nato's 70th-anniversary event in London.
London's FTSE 250 was lower by 0. 89% at 20,516. 21 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, with Synthomer leading the index downward.
Regionally-focussed specialist asset manager Mercia Asset Management has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the venture capital trust fund management business of NVM Private Equity for a total maximum consideration of up to £25m in cash and shares.
Metals exploration and development company Power Metal Resources announced the signing of an agreement over the Alamo project in Arizona on Tuesday.
Gold and base metal explorer Rockfire Resources announced on Tuesday that drilling of a new breccia zone - Central Breccia - has discovered high-grade, near-surface gold, 120 metres east of drill hole BPL025, which returned 177 metres at 0. 5 grams of gold per tonne.
Highland Gold Mining has become the first gold producer to conduct a sale on the Precious Metals Market of the Moscow Exchange, it announced on Tuesday.
The US President responded on Tuesday to his French peer, Emmanuel Macron's, recent criticism of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as "brain dead" and defended Washington's threat to levy tariffs on some French exports in retaliation for what the White House said were 'discriminatory' taxes against US technology companies.
Aston Martin Lagonda: Goldman Sachs downgrades to neutral with a target price of 520p.