The UK is considering closing down non-essential retailers to reduce the spread of Covid-19, according to reports.
Hydrogen power generation technology company AFC Energy has raised £1. 4m before expenses from an existing institutional shareholder, it announced on Monday, via a subscription of 14 million ordinary shares at 10p each.
Low-cost airline Wizz Air said on Monday that the grounding of its entire fleet due to the coronavirus cannot be ruled out.
Newbury Racecourse issued a profits warning on Monday, forecasting a a significant financial impact from the current ban on horse racing, especially if it was extended beyond April 30 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
G4S has joined a raft of companies pulling dividend payments because of the coronavirus outbreak, the security services specialist confirmed on Monday.
Speedy Hire has warned on profits, after the coronavirus outbreak saw activity levels decline.
Shares have pared earlier sharp losses after a shift by the US central bank to open-ended quantitative easing or what some analysts termed 'QE infinity'.
Berenberg upgraded its stance on shares of online trading platform Plus500 to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ on Monday, hiking its price target following two positive updates in two weeks "while many other companies were issuing profit warnings".
Cloud computing company Iomart Group announced the appointment of Reece Donovan as its chief operating officer and a board member on Monday, effective from 30 March.
West Africa-focussed exploration company Cora Gold announced final drilling results from its fourth quarter programme at the Sanankoro Gold Project in the Yanfolila Gold Belt of Southern Mali on Monday.
The US Federal Reserve has pledged unlimited purchases of government bonds to support businesses and consumers as the coronavirus crisis threatens economic collapse.
Markets underestimate Covid-19's destructive potential to cause a credit crisis that damages even the strongest companies, a prominent US investor has warned.
Shares on Wall Street were being called to start the session slightly higher after the US central bank announced its plans for asset purchases, offsetting disappointment among traders after a roughly $1. 6trn government spending package failed to pass muster overnight in the Senate.
Posh tonics maker Fevertee said on Monday that it is unable to give guidance for 2020 due to the coronavirus.
Growing concerns over job security in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak are weighing heavily on household finances, a key survey published on Monday showed.
Airbus has pulled its dividend and secured a €15bn credit facility as it looks to bolster cash reserves during the coronavirus crisis.
Online fashion retailer N Brown has pulled its dividend and put the brakes on spending after a "sudden" slump in trading.
Diageo has pledged to donated up to 2m litres of alcohol used in gin and vodka to make hand sanitiser for healthcare workers combating the coronavirus outbreak.
Fulham Shore said it would miss expectations for full-year profit as the owner of the Franco Manca and Real Greek restaurant chains suffers the impact of the coronavirus crisis.
London stocks were still firmly in the red by midday on Monday amid growing concerns about the impact of the coronavirus, as investors waded through another deluge of Covid-19 updates, with US Senate deadlock over coronavirus stimulus souring the mood further.