Winkworth said on Wednesday that full-year revenue and profits are set to be "modestly" ahead of market expectations.
Mineral exploration company Erris Resources has successfully concluded its due diligence for the option agreement it signed with GreenOre Gold on 9 December, it announced on Wednesday.
Eurozone industrial production rose less than expected in November, according to figures released by Eurostat on Wednesday.
Commercial passenger aircraft leasing company Avation announced on Wednesday that it has delivered the second of two Airbus A321 aircraft to Vietjet Air under a long term operating lease, which were being transitioned from a prior operator.
Most markets in Asia finished lower on Wednesday, as investors closed their wallets ahead of the scheduled signing of the first phase trade deal between the United States and China later in the global day.
Inflation eased to a three-year low in December, fuelling speculation that the Bank of England could move to cut interest rates later this month.
Quiz shares slumped on Wednesday after the fast fashion retailer reported a decline in sales over the Christmas period.
Hochschild Mining maintained 2020 production forecasts after a strong final quarter driven by its Inmaculada mine in Peru.
Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders reiterated his call for an interest rate cut on Wednesday as he said the UK economy has remained "sluggish".
Revolution Bars hailed its seventh consecutive year of record Christmas sales on Wednesday.
Africa-focussed oil and gas company Tower Resources updated the market on its work on the Thali licence in Cameroon, conducted through its wholly-owned subsidiary Tower Resources Cameroon, on Wednesday.
Specialist finance provider 1pm announced its interim results on Wednesday, reporting a 7% improvement in deal origination to £87. 8m, 65% of which was brokered to other lenders for commissions, up from 60% year-on-year.
London stocks were little changed in early trade on Wednesday as investors eyed the signing of the 'phase one' Sino-US trade deal and the release of key UK inflation figures.
88 Energy updated the market on the upcoming drilling of the Charlie-1 appraisal well at Project Icewine, located on the Central North Slope in Alaska on Wednesday, reporting that ice road construction was now fully underway with around 25% of the base road now complete, and about 35% of the total route staked and pre-packed.
Brick manufacturer Michelmersh updated investors on the state of the company following its recently wrapped up trading year on Wednesday.
Cairn Energy, along with its joint venture partners Woodside and FAR, has signed a joint final investment decision statement in agreement with Petrosen and the Government of Senegal over the Sangomar Field Development, it announced on Wednesday.
Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins has appointed Christopher Rogers as chairman designate of Wickes, which is set to be demerged.
Tullow Oil said it expected to report a $1. 5bn writedown after cutting its long-term oil price assumptions and lowering reserve estimates in Ghana.
Doorstep lender Provident Financial said on Wednesday that 2019 profits were set to meet market expectations following a solid performance from Vanquis Bank in the fourth quarter.
Vistry Group updated the market on trading in its Bovis Homes operation for the year ended 31 December on Wednesday, reporting that it expected to deliver another record year of profits, slightly ahead of market consensus.